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HECS2234 Module Reading List

Nursing: Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Challenging Situations, 2021/22, Semester I05
Suzanne Monks
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

All Fields 

Marmot M, Allen J, Goldblatt P et al (2010) Fair society, healthy lives: strategic review of health inequalities in England post 2010. London: Marmot Review Team. [Online] [Accessed 24th September 2018] Available from;  

Public Health England. All Our Health: personalised care and population health; A framework of evidence to guide healthcare professionals in preventing illness, protecting health and promoting wellbeing. 2015. [Online] [Accessed 24th September 2018] Available from;

Decision making

Swallow, V., Smith, J., Smith, T.  (2017) Clinical Decision Making, Chapter 8, pgs 149- 166. In Stanley D edt. Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK. 

McSherry, W., Rodriguez, A., Smith, J. (2020) Moral, spiritual and existential development, Chapter 6,  pg,105-129. In Parker J., Crabtree S edt. Human growth and development in children and young people Theoretical and Practical Perspectives Policy Press, University of Bristol. 


Beauchamp, T.L. and Childress, J.F. 2019. Principles of Biomedical Ethics. 8th Ed. Oxford University Press.  

Brazier, M. and Cave, E. 2016. Medicine, Patients and the Law. 6th Ed. Manchester University Press.  

Griffith, R. and Dowie, I. 2019. Dimond's Legal Aspects of Nursing. 8th Ed. Person.  

Scott, P.A. 2017. Key Concepts and Issues in Nursing Ethics. Springer. Particularly chapters 9 and 10

Evidence Based Practice

Aveyard, H. and Sharp, P. (2017) A beginner's guide to evidence based practice in health and social care. Open University Press:McGraw-Hill Education: London.  

Ellis, P. (2019)Evidence-based practice is Nursing. 4th edn. Sage:London.  

Noyes, J. (2010) Never mind the qualitative, feel the depth! The evolving role of qualitative research in Cochrane intervention reviews. Journal of Research in Nursing. 15(6): 525-534.  

LoBiondo-Wood , G. and Haber, J. (2016) Nursing Research: methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice. 9th Edn. Elsevier: London (there is 10th edition , 2021 version but not available in library)   



Adult Nursing

Joseph Rowntree Foundation 2006 Co-production by people outside paid employment  

Making Life better- a whole system, strategic framework for public health - Available online:

National Institute For Clinical Excellence. 2009. Depression in adults with a chronic physical health problem: treatment and management. [CG91]. NICE 

Realpe A and Wallace L M, 2010 What is co-production? The Health Foundation - Available online:

Reed, A. 2011. Nursing in partnership with patients and carers Exeter: Learning Matters 

Mannix Kathryn (2017) With The End in Mind. How to live and die well. Collins London

Mannix Kathryn (2021) Listen. How to find the words for tender converstaions. Collins London  


Child Nursing

Bekaert, S. 2005. Adolescents and sex : the handbook for professionals working with young people. Oxford: Radcliffe. 

Biglan ,A., P. Brennan, S. Foster, & H. Holden, 2005. Helping adolescents at risk: prevention of multiple problem behaviors. Surrey: Guildford. 

DOH: Improving Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes: a system wide response. In . London: Department of Health; 2013 Available online:

Lask, B. & R. Bryant, 2007. Anorexia Nervosa and related eating disorders in childhood and adolescence. London : Psychology Press. 

McDougall T, ARMSTRONG M, TRAINOR, G. 2010. Helping children and young people who self-harm: an introduction to self-harming and suicidal behaviours for health professionals. Oxford: Routledge.

Journal Articles:  

Allshouse, C. Comeau. M, Rodgers. R, and Wells. N, 2018. Families of Children With Medical Complexity: A View From the Front Lines. Pediatrics. 141 (3). [online]  

Ahmed, P. Dhanji, T. Chapman, V. &. Laurent, S. 2021. Improving the acute management of children & young people with eating disorders within a paediatric team. BMJ Paediatrics Open. 5 (1).  

Baeza-Barragán M, Labajos Manzanares M, Ruiz Vergara C, Casuso-Holgado M, Martín-Valero R. The Use of Virtual Reality Technologies in the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Systematic Review. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2020;8(12):e21576. URL:  

DOI: 10.2196/21576  

Barratt, M. Bail, K. Paterson, C. 2021. Children living with long term conditions: A meta-aggregation of parental experiences of partnership nursing. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 30 (17-18). pp. 2611-2633.  

Bray L, Maden M, Bewley T, Carter B. A systematic evidence synthesis of interventions to engage children and young people in consultations about their long-term conditions. Journal of Child Health Care. 2018;22(1):122-146. doi:10.1177/1367493517746771  

Colver. A, McConachie. H, Le Couteur. A, Dovey-Pearce. G, Mann. K.D, McDonagh. J. E, Pearce. M.S, Vale. L, Merrick. H, & Parr. J. R, 2018. A longitudinal, observational study of the features of transitional healthcare associated with better outcomes for young people with long-term conditions. BMC Medicine. 16: 111. [online]  

Coyne, I. Amory, A. Kiernan, G. &. Gibson, F. 2014. Children’s participation in shared decision-making: Children, adolescents, parents and healthcare professionals’ perspectives and experiences. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 18. pp: 273-280.  

Department of Health. 2013. Improving Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes: a system wide response. In London: Department of Health. Available online:  

Farre, A. & McDonagh, J. (2017) Helping Health Services to Meet the Needs of Young People with Chronic Conditions: Towards a Developmental Model for Transition. Healthcare, 5 (4), p.77. Available from <>.  

Garnett, V. Smith, J. & Ormandy, P.2016. Child-Parent Shared Decision Making About Asthma Management.” Nursing Children and Young People: RCN Publishing Company Limited, 28 (4) pp.16–22,  

Greenfield K, Holley S, Schoth DE. 2020. A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis of barriers and facilitators to paediatric symptom management at end of life. Palliative Medicine. 34(6):689-707.  

Heath G., Farre A., Shaw K. 2016. Parenting a child with chronic illness as they transition into adulthood: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of parents’ experiences. Available from  

NHS England. 2016. Healthy Children: Transforming Child Health Information. Available online:  

Ranasing, HE. 2019. What are the barriers and enablers to implementation of the advance care plan in the care of children and young people? Archives of Disease in Childhood; London 104 (2), DOI:10.1136/archdischild-2019-rcpch.454  

Reid, F. 2013. Greif and the experiences of nurses providing palliative care to children and young people at home. Nursing Children & Young People: RCN Publishing Company Ltd. 25 (9) pp. 31-36.  

Roberts J et al. 2015. Developing effective therapeutic relationships with children, young people and their families. Nursing Children and Young People. 27 (4) pp.30-35.  

Sisk, Bryan A., et al. 2021. Parental Views on Communication Between Children and Clinicians in Pediatric Oncology: a Qualitative Study. Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 29, no. 9, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2021, pp. 4957–68,  

Stinson J, Kohut S, Spiegel L, White M, Gill N, Colbourne G, Sigurdson S, Duffy K, Tucker L, Stringer E et al: 2013. A systematic review of transition readiness and transfer satisfaction measures for adolescents with chronic illness. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 6:1-6.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Taylor. J, Murphy. S, and Aldridge. J, 2021. Consulting with young people: informing guidelines for children’s palliative care. Archives of Disease in Children. BMJ Journals.106 (7) {online].  


Carter, B. Bray, L. Dickinson, A. Edwards, M. Ford, K.(eds). 2014. Child Centred Nursing: Promoting Critical Thinking. London: Sage Publications Ltd.  

Grant, A. &. Goodman, B. 2019. Communications and Interpersonal Skills in Nursing. (4th edn) London: Sage Publications Ltd.  

Lask, B. & R. Bryant, 2007. Anorexia Nervosa and related eating disorders in childhood and adolescence. London: Psychology Press.  

McDougall, T. Armstrong, M. Trainor, G. 2010. Helping children and young people who self-harm: an introduction to self-harming and suicidal behaviours for health professionals. Oxford: Routledge.  

Price, J. &. Mcalinden, O.(eds) 2018. Essentials of Nursing Children & Young People. London: Sage Publications Ltd.  

Sattoe., J.N.T ., van Staa A., Hilberink ., S.,R Self-Management of Young People with Chronic Conditions. A strength-Based Approach for Empowerment and Support. Springer. London This is a new book that is highly relevant to this module and is available as an e-book. Note it has a chapter co-authored by Linda Milnes. Associate Professor leading this module [03/02/2021] eBook linked [RM Library, 15/02/2021]  

NICE guidelines:  

Disabled children and young people up to 25 with severe complex needs: integrated service delivery and organisation across health, social care and education due for publication March 2022  

Transition from children’s to adults’ services for young people using health or social care services  

Information and support for a child or young person with progressive life-limiting conditions, and their parents and carers file:///C:/Users/cila/Downloads/end-of-life-care-for-people-with-life-limiting-conditions-information-and-support-for-a-child-or-young-person-with-progressive-life-limiting-conditions-and-their-parents-and-carers.pdf    

Planning and managing end of life care for a child or young person with a life-limiting condition  

Research – data-  

‘Make Every Child Count’: Estimating current and future prevalence of children and young people with life-limiting conditions in the United Kingdom. Feb 2020  

Useful websites:  

Together for shorter lives- life limiting conditions  

Together for shorted lives- Transition  

Fact sheet Transition to adult services  

The Queen’s Nursing Institute 


Mental Health Nursing

Callaghan, P. (2011). Communication skills for mental health nurses, Maidenhead: Open University Press.  

Evans, N. and Hannigan, B. (2016) Therapeutic Skills for Mental Health Nurses, London, Open University Press. 

Greenberger, D. and Padesky, C. (2016) Mind Over Mood, 2nd Edition, London, Guilford Press. 

Kitwood, T. (1997). Dementia reconsidered: the person comes first. Buckingham: Open University Press. 

Grant, A., Townend, M., Mulhern, R. and Short, N. (2010). Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Mental Health Care, 2nd Edition. London: Sage Publications. 

Norman, I. and Norman, R. (2018). The art and science of mental health nursing: principles and practice.4th Edition London: Open University Press. 

Steel, C. 2013. CBT for schizophrenia. London : Wiley-Blackwell  

Vandiver, V. 2008. Integrating health promotion and mental health: an introduction to policies, principles, and practices. Oxford: Oxford University Press  

Romme, M. and Escher, S. 2000. Making sense of voices: the mental health professional’s guide to working with voice-hearers. London: Mind  

Dwivedi, K. and Harper, P. 2004. Promoting the emotional well-being of children and adolescents and preventing their mental ill health: a handbook. London: Jennifer-Kingsley  

This list was last updated on 26/02/2022