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Professor Vari Drennan

Professor Vari Drennan MBE

School: Centre for Health and Social Care Research

Job Title: Associate Dean for Research; Professor of Health Care and Policy Research

Email: V.Drennan@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 8725 2339

Location: St.George's Campus

Biography

Dr Vari Drennan is professor of health care and policy research, director of the Centre for Health and Social Care Research and associate dean for research in the Faculty.

She joined the academic community after working as a senior community health service manager and professional head of community nursing. Her academic background is in sociology and social policy. She was director of the Primary Care Nursing Research Unit at the Department of Primary Care & Population Sciences, University College London 2005-7 before joining Kingston and St George's.

She has undertaken a wide range of research concerned with: health and social care services for older people, particularly those with long term conditions; medicine management in community settings; health service provision for women, particularly those socially excluded; new roles and workforce developments in primary care; and clinical leadership at board level. All of her research activities involve service users. She is particularly interested in the interface between policy and practice in arenas where public service delivery involves multiple agencies.

Vari is a member of the NIHR Health Service & Delivery Research Programme Board, the NIHR Faculty, the editorial board of the Journal of Advanced Nursing and the Centre for Implementation Science in the Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) South London. She is also a Fellow of the European Academy of Nursing Sciences and a Fellow of the Queen's Nursing Institute.She was appointed as a visiting professor at Zhengzhou University, China in 2014.

Vari was awarded an MBE in 2016 for services to health service research, development and nursing.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PhD, Sociology of Health & Illness, Kings College London
  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Advanced Certificate in Strategic Health Service Management
  • Certificate in Education (Further and Adult Education)
  • MSc, Sociology of Health and Illness (Distinction)
  • BSc(Hons), Sociology and Social Administration (Upper Second Class)
  • Health Visitor Certificate
  • Registered General Nurse

Research interests

Health and social care for older people, with particular interests in services for people with dementia and their carers outside of hospitals; medicine management issues for older people with complex health and social care problems living at home; and interprofessional working across primary health care and social care. Health and social care workforce development issues , including retention of staff and changing professional boundaries and the introduction of new roles such as physician associates . The development of non-medical prescribing. The interface between health services and the criminal justice system both for victims of crime and offenders. Long standing interests in public and service user involvement and public health delivery and marginalised groups.

Grants and funding

  • 2015 - 2017
    NIHR Health Service Research & Delivery Programme 2015-2017 £ 483,779.00 Investigating the contribution of physician associates (PAs) to secondary care in England: a mixed methods study Professor vari Drennan (PI) Ms Sally Brearley (King's College London), Professor Simon de Lusignan (University of Surrey), Professor Jonathan Gabe (Royal Holloway, University of London), Professor Heather Gage (University of Surrey), Mr Robert Grant (Kingston University), Dr Mary Halter (St George's, University
  • 2014 - 2017
    NIHR HTA Programme Home-based health promotion for vulnerable older people. Walters K (PI,UCL)Iliffe S, Drennan V, Goodman C, Manthorpe J, Gardner B, Hunter R, Wood J .£ 442,408.00
  • 2014 - 2017
    Collaboration for Applied Leadership in Health Research and Care Evaluation of the Community Education Provider Networks VM Drennan (PI) , Prof. Peter Littlejohn (Kings College London )
  • 2014 - 2015
    Health Education South London. Evidence to support NHS Trusts in South London to Reduce Turnover rates in adult nurses. Professor Vari Drennan , Dr Mary Halter , Robert Grant , Professor Ruth Harris , Dr Stephen Gourlay (Kingston Business School) , Dr Julia Gale . £70,000
  • 2014 - 2015
    NIHR HTA Programme A realist synthesis of faecal incontinence programmes for people with advanced dementia in care homes (FINCH Study). Prof C. Goodman (PI Univ of Herts), Professor Rycroft Malone (Univ. of Bangor) , Prof C Norton (Imperial NHS) , Dr D Harari (Kings College NHS Trust) ,Professor R Harwood ( Univ. Nottingham) , Prof V M Drennan , Dr B Roe (Edge Hill University), Prof M Fader (Univ of Southampton) Dr F Bunn (Univ of Herts) . £165,000
  • 2007 - 2013
    NIHR Programme Grant for Applied Research Award. Iliffe S (PI, UCL); Warner J; Goodman C; Manthorpe J; Drennan V; Rait G; Knapp M (2007). Changing practice in dementia care in the community: developing and testing evidence-based interventions, from timely diagnosis to end of life. 2007- 2012. (For further details visit http://www.evidem.org.uk/about/index.htm) £2 million.
  • 2010 - 2012
    NIHR SDO. V Drennan (PI), M Halter, J Gabe, Heather Gage, S Brearley, S Lusignan. Investigating the contribution of physician assistants to primary care in England. £400,000
  • 2007
    Department of Health: Modernising Nursing Careers Programme. Drennan V (PI); Leyshon S; Davis K (2007). An analysis of the primary care and community nursing workforce. £30,000.
  • 2007
    NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation Research Programme. Kendall S (PI Herts); Proctor S; Goodman C; Drennan V; While A; Forbes A. The nursing, midwifery and health visiting contribution to Chronic Disease Management: An integration of the literature. £30,000.
  • 2006
    NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation Research Programme. Goodman C (Co-PI) Drennan V (Co-PI); Iliffe S; Manthorpe J; Brearley S; Scott C; Gage H. Evaluating nurse case management with people with long term conditions. £250,000.
  • 2005
    Department of Health: Access to Primary Care Programme. Drennan V (PI); Goodman C; Leyshon S. Investigation into the preparation and support needs of hospital chronic disease nurse specialists undertaking new community matron posts. £30,000.
  • 2005
    NIHR NHS Service Delivery and Organisation. Traynor M (PI); Drennan V; Goodman C; Humphreys C; Fairley-Murray S; Marks A. Scoping nurse, midwives and health visitors' entrepreneurial activity in relation to patient choice. £80,000.

Consultancy

2013-2014: Professor Drennan undertook a review of workforce development issues in District Nursing in South London for the South London Nursing Network, funded by the South West London Academic, Health & Social Care System (http://www.swlondonsystem.org/).

2013-2014: Professor Drennan undertook district nursing review work for the Queens Nursing Institute.

Publications

Number of items: 96.

Article

Serfaty, Marc, Ridgewell, Anna, Drennan, Vari, Kessel, Anthony, Brewin, Chris R., Leavey, Gerard, Wright, Anwen, Laycock, Gloria and Blanchard, Martin (2016) Helping aged victims of crime (the HAVoC study): common crime, older people and mental illness. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 44(2), pp. 140-155. ISSN (print) 1352-4658

Bunn, Frances, Goodman, Claire, Pinkney, Emma and Drennan, Vari M. (2016) Specialist nursing and community support for the carers of people with dementia living at home: an evidence synthesis. Health & Social Care in the Community, 24(1), pp. 48-67. ISSN (print) 0966-0410

Drennan, Vari, Halter, Mary, Gale, Julia and Harris, Ruth (2016) Retaining nurses in metropolitan areas : insights from senior nurse and human resource managers. Journal Of Nursing Management, ISSN (print) 0966-0429 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Jovicic, Ana, Gardner, Benjamin, Belk, Celia, Kharicha, Kalpa, Iliffe, Steve, Manthorpe, Jill, Goodman, Claire, Drennan, Vari and Walters, Kate (2015) Identifying the content of home-based health behaviour change interventions for frail older people: a systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 4(151), ISSN (online) 2046-4053

Goodman, Claire, Rycroft Malone, Jo, Norton, Christine, Harari, Danielle, Harwood, Rowan, Roe, Brenda, Russell, Bridget, Fader, Mandy, Buswell, Marina, Drennan, Vari M. and Bunn, Frances (2015) Reducing and managing faecal incontinence in people with advanced dementia who are resident in care homes: protocol for a realist synthesis. BMJ Open, 5(7), e007728. ISSN (online) 2044-6055

Iliffe, S, Wilcock, J, Drennan, V, Goodman, C, Griffin, M, Knapp, M, Lowery, D, Manthorpe, J, Rait, G and Warner, J (2015) Changing practice in dementia care in the community: developing and testing evidence-based interventions, from timely diagnosis to end of life (EVIDEM). Programme Grants for Applied Research, 3(3), ISSN (online) 2050-4322

Drennan, V. M., Halter, M., Joly, L., Gage, H., Grant, R. L., Gabe, J., Brearley, S., Carneiro, W. and de Lusignan, S. (2015) Physician associates and GPs in primary care: a comparison. British Journal of General Practice, 65(634), e344-e350. ISSN (print) 0960-1643

McGraw, Caroline and Drennan, Vari M. (2015) Evaluation of the suitability of root cause analysis frameworks for the investigation of community-acquired pressure ulcers: a systematic review and documentary analysis. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24(3-4), pp. 536-545. ISSN (print) 0962-1067

Koskela, Sian, Pettitt, Bridget and Drennan, Vari (2015) The experiences of people with mental health problems who are victims of crime with the police in England: a qualitative study. The British Journal of Criminology, ISSN (print) 0007-0955 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Drennan, Vari M., Halter, Mary, Brearley, Sally, Carneiro, Wilfrid, Gabe, Jonathan, Gage, Heather, Grant, Robert, Joly, Louise and de Lusignan, Simon (2014) Investigating the contribution of physician assistants to primary care in England: a mixed-methods study. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2(16), ISSN (print) 2050-4349

Drennan, Vari M, Grant, Robert L and Harris, Ruth (2014) Trends over time in prescribing by English primary care nurses: a secondary analysis of a national prescription database. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1), p. 54. ISSN (print) 1472-6963

Drennan, Vari M., Greenwood, Nan and Cole, Laura (2014) Continence care for people with dementia at home. Nursing Times, 110(9), p. 19. ISSN (print) 0954-7762

Edwards, Christine, Guven-Uslu, Pinar, Gourlay, Stephen, Drennan, Vari and Gillard, Steven (2014) Explaining health managers’ information-seeking behaviour and use. BMC Health Services Research, 14(Suppl 2), P34. ISSN (online) 1472-6963

Harris, Ruth, Sims, Sarah, Hewitt, Gillian, Joy, Mark, Brearley, Sally, Cloud, Geoff, Drennan, Vari, Greenwood, Nan, Jones, Fiona, Kalra, Lalit, Mackenzie, Ann and Ross, Fiona (2013) Leadership of interprofessional stroke teams: how important is it for good team working? International Journal of Stroke, 8 (Suppl. 3), p. 32.

Bennett, Madeleine, Walters, Kate, Drennan, Vari and Buszewicz, Marta (2013) Structured Pro-Active Care for Chronic Depression by Practice Nurses in Primary Care: A Qualitative Evaluation. PLoS ONE, 8(9), pp. 1-8. ISSN (online) 1932-6203

Grant, Robert L., Drennan, Vari M., Rait, Greta, Petersen, Irene and Iliffe, Steve (2013) First Diagnosis and Management of Incontinence in Older People with and without Dementia in Primary Care: A Cohort Study Using The Health Improvement Network Primary Care Database. PLoS Medicine, 10(8), e1001505. ISSN (print) 1549-1676

Drennan, Vari M, Porter, Elizabeth M J and Grant, Robert L (2013) Graduates from dual qualification courses, registered nurse and health visitor: a career history study. Nurse Education Today, 33(8), pp. 925-930. ISSN (print) 0260-6917

Halter, Mary, Drennan, Vari, Chattopadhyay, Kaushik, Carneiro, Wilfred, Yiallouros, Jennifer, de Lusignan, Simon, Gage, Heather, Gabe, Jonathan and Grant, Robert (2013) The contribution of physician assistants in primary care: a systematic review. BMC Health Services Research, 13, p. 223. ISSN (online) 1472-6963

Trivedi, Daksha, Goodman, Claire, Gage, Heather, Baron, Natasha, Scheibl, Fiona, Iliffe, Steve, Manthorpe, Jill, Bunn, Frances and Drennan, Vari (2013) The effectiveness of inter-professional working for older people living in the community: a systematic review. Health & Social Care In The Community, 21(2), pp. 113-128. ISSN (print) 0966-0410

Gage, Heather, Ting, Sharlene, Williams, Peter, Drennan, Vari, Goodman, Claire, Iliffe, Steven, Manthorpe, Jill, Davies, Sue L. and Masey, Helen (2013) Nurse-led case management for community dwelling older people: an explorative study of models and costs. Journal of Nursing Management, 21(2), pp. 191-201. ISSN (print) 0966-0429

Greenwood, Nan, Habibi, Ruth, Mackenzie, Ann, Drennan, Vari and Easton, Nicky (2013) Peer support for carers: a qualitative investigation of the experiences of carers and peer volunteers. American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias, 28(6), pp. 617-626. ISSN (print) 1533-3175

Manthorpe, Jill, Iliffe, Steve, Goodman, Claire, Drennan, Vari and Warner, James (2013) Working together in dementia research: reflections on the EVIDEM programme. Working with Older People, 17(4), pp. 138-145. ISSN (print) 1366-3666

Manthorpe, Jill, Goodman, Claire, Drennan, Vari, Davies, Sue L, Masey, Helen, Gage, Heather, Scott, Cheryll, Brearley, Sally and Iliffe, Steve (2012) Nurse-led case management in the national health service: bridging clinical and social worlds. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 13(2), pp. 153-164. ISSN (print) 1463-4236

Drennan, Vari M, Greenwood, Nan, Cole, Laura, Fader, Mandy, Grant, Robert, Rait, Greta and Iliffe, Steve (2012) Conservative interventions for incontinence in people with dementia or cognitive impairment, living at home: a systematic review. BMC Geriatrics, 12(1), p. 77. ISSN (online) 1471-2318

Goodman, Claire, Drennan, Vari, Scheibl, Fiona, Shah, Dhrushita, Manthorpe, Jill, Gage, Heather and Iliffe, Steve (2011) Models of Inter Professional Working for older people living at home: a survey and review of the local strategies of English health and social care statutory organisations. BMC Health Services Research, 11(1), p. 337. ISSN (print) 1472-6963

Bhanbhro, Sadiq, Drennan, Vari M, Grant, Robert and Harris, Ruth (2011) Assessing the contribution of prescribing in primary care by nurses and professionals allied to medicine: a systematic review of literature. BMC Health Services Research, 11, p. 330. ISSN (online) 1472-6963

Drennan, Vari M, Cole, Laura and Iliffe, Steve (2011) A taboo within a stigma? A qualitative study of managing incontinence with people with dementia living at home. BMC Geriatrics, 11(1), p. 75. ISSN (online) 1471-2318

Drennan, Vari, Goodman, Claire, Manthorpe, Jill, Davies, Sue, Scott, Cherill, Gage, Heather and Iliffe, Steve (2011) Establishing new nursing roles: a case study of the English community matron initiative. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20(19-20), pp. 2948-2957. ISSN (print) 0962-1067

Joly , Louise, Goodman , Claire, Froggatt, Katherine and Drennan, Vari (2011) Interagency working to support the health of people who are homeless. Social Policy and Society, 10(04), pp. 523-536. ISSN (print) 1474-7464

Iliffe, Steve, Drennan, Vari, Manthorpe, Jill, Gage, Heather, Davies, Sue L, Massey, Helen, Scott, Cherill, Brearley, Sally and Goodman, Claire (2011) Nurse case management and general practice: implications for GP consortia. British Journal of General Practice, 61(591), pp. 658-665. ISSN (print) 0960-1643

Drennan, Vari M and Goodman, Claire (2011) Sustaining innovation in the health care workforce: a case study of community nurse consultant posts in England. BMC Health Services Research, 11(1), pp. 200-236. ISSN (online) 1472-6963

Poltawski, Leon, Goodman, Claire, Iliffe, Steve, Manthorpe, Jill, Gage, Heather, Shah, Dhrushita and Drennan, Vari (2011) Frailty scales – their potential in interprofessional working with older people: a discussion paper. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 25(4), pp. 280-286. ISSN (print) 1356-1820

Drennan, Vari, Levenson, Ros, Halter, Mary and Tye, Chris (2011) Physician assistants in English general practice: a qualitative study of employers' viewpoints. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 16(2), pp. 75-80. ISSN (print) 1355-8196

Manthorpe, J., Iliffe, S., Samsi, K., Cole, L., Goodman, C., Drennan, V. and Warner, J. (2010) Dementia, dignity and quality of life: nursing practice and its dilemmas. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 5(3), pp. 235-244. ISSN (print) 1748-3735

Drennan, Vari, Goodman, Claire, Norton, Christine and Wells, Amanda (2010) Incontinence in women prisoners: an exploration of the issues. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(9), pp. 1953-1967. ISSN (print) 0309-2402

Goodman, Claire, Evans, Catherine, Wilcock, Jane, Froggatt, Katherine, Drennan, Vari, Sampson, Elizabeth, Blanchard, Martin, Bissett, Maggie and Iliffe, Steve (2009) End of life care for community dwelling older people with dementia: an integrated review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 25(4), pp. 329-337. ISSN (print) 0885-6230

Drennan, Vari and Cole, Laura (2009) Promoting continence and managing incontinence with people with dementia living at home: one more challenge for integration. Journal of Integrated Care, 17(1), pp. 15-25. ISSN (print) 1476-9018

Drennan, Vari (2008) Demand and supply. Nursing Standard, 22(48), pp. 62-63. ISSN (print) 0029-6570

Iliffe, Steve, Manthorpe, Jill, Drennan, Vari, Goodman, Claire and Warner, James (2008) The EVIDEM programme: a test for primary care research in London? London Journal of Primary Care, 1(2), pp. 69-73. ISSN (print) 1757-1472

McGraw, Caroline, Drennan, Vari and Humphrey, Charlotte (2008) Understanding risk and safety in home health care: the limits of generic frameworks. Quality in Primary Care, 16(4), pp. 239-248. ISSN (print) 1479-1072

Iliffe, Steve, Manthorpe, Jill, Warner, James, Drennan, Vari, Goodman, Claire, Rait, Greta and Kharicha, Kalpa (2008) Making progress in psychosocial research in dementia. Dementia, 7(2), pp. 167-174. ISSN (print) 1471-3012

Davis, Kathy and Drennan, Vari (2008) Nurse prescribing: national data analysis. Nursing Times, 104(5), pp. 46-48. ISSN (print) 0954-7762

Traynor, Michael, Drennan, Vari, Goodman, Claire, Mark, Annabelle, Davis, Kathy, Peacock, Richard and Banning, Maggi (2008) 'Nurse entrepreneurs' a case of government rhetoric? Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 13(1), pp. 13-18. ISSN (print) 1355-8196

Drennan, Vari, Davis, Kathy, Goodman, Claire, Humphrey, Charlotte, Locke, Rachel, Mark, Annabelle, Murray, Susan F. and Traynor, Michael (2007) Entrepreneurial nurses and midwives in the United Kingdom: an integrative review. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 60(5), pp. 459-69. ISSN (print) 0309-2402

Drennan, Vari, Walters, Kate, Lenihan, Penny, Cohen, Shoshanna, Myerson, Sybil and Iliffe, Steve (2007) Priorities in identifying unmet need in older people attending general practice: a nominal group technique study. Family Practice, 24(5), pp. 454-460. ISSN (print) 0263-2136

Davis, Kathy and Drennan, Vari (2007) Evaluating nurse prescribing behaviour using constipation as a case study. International Journal Of Nursing Practice, 13(4), pp. 243-253. ISSN (print) 1322-7114

Russell, Sally and Drennan, Vari (2007) Mothers' views of the health visiting service in the UK: a web-based survey. Community Practitioner, 80(8), pp. 22-26. ISSN (print) 1462-2815

Drennan, Vari, Iliffe, Steve, Tai, Sharon See, Lenihan, Penny and Deave, Toity (2007) Can primary care identify an 'at risk' group in the older population. British Journal of Community Nursing, 12(4), pp. 142-148. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Drennan, Vari (2007) Assessing nurse prescribing. Cancer Nursing Practice, 6(10), p. 3. ISSN (print) 1475-4266

McGraw, Caroline and Drennan, Vari (2006) Assessing the needs of older burglary victims: a link nurse scheme. British journal of community nursing, 11(10), pp. 414-419. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Drennan, Vari, Andrews, Sarah, Sidhu, Rajinder and Peacock, Richard (2006) Attracting and retaining nurses in primary care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 11(6), pp. 242-246. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Christian, Sara, Ross, Fiona, Brooks, Fiona and Drennan, Vari (2005) School nurses' contribution to young people's future health. Nursing Times, 101(47), pp. 19-20. ISSN (print) 0954-7762

Goodman, Claire, Robb, Nadia, Drennan, Vari and Woolley, Rosemary (2005) Partnership working by default: district nurses and care home staff providing care for older people. Health and Social Care in the Community, 13(6), pp. 553-562. ISSN (print) 0966-0410

Evans, Catherine, Drennan, Vari and Roberts, Julia (2005) Practice nurses and older people: a case management approach to care. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 51(4), pp. 343-352. ISSN (print) 0309-2402

Drennan, Vari, Iliffe, Steve, Haworth, Deborah, Tai, Sharon S, Lenihan, Penny and Deave, Toity (2005) The feasibility and acceptability of a specialist health and social care team for the promotion of health and independence in 'at risk' older adults. Health and Social Care in the Community, 13(2), pp. 136-144. ISSN (print) 0966-0410

Drennan, Vari and Goodman, Claire (2004) Nurse-led case management for older people with long-term conditions. British Journal of Community Nursing, 9(12), pp. 527-533. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Iliffe, Steve, Lenihan, Penny, Orrell, Martin, Walters, Kate, Drennan, Vari and Tai, Sharon See (2004) The development of a short instrument to identify common unmet needs in older people in general practice. The British Journal of General Practice, 54(509), pp. 914-918. ISSN (print) 0960-1643

Drennan, Vari, Levenson, Ros, Goodman, Claire and Evans, Catherine (2004) The workforce in health and social care services to older people: developing an education and training strategy. Nurse Education Today, 24(5), pp. 402-408. ISSN (print) 0260-6917

McGraw, Caroline and Drennan, Vari (2004) Older people and medication management: from compliance to concordance. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 14(2), pp. 145-153. ISSN (print) 0959-2598

Iliffe, Steve and Drennan, Vari (2004) Assessment of older people in the community: from '75-and-over checks' to national service frameworks. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 14(04), pp. 257-267. ISSN (print) 0959-2598

Drennan, Vari, Levenson, Ros, Goodman, Claire and Evans, Catherine (2003) Developing the health and social care workforce. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 9(11), pp. 372-375. ISSN (print) 1358-0574

Drennan, Vari, Iliffe, Steve, Haworth, Debora, Tai, Sharon See, Lenihan, Penny and Deave, Toity (2003) Older people's services. A picture of health. The Health service journal, 113(5852), pp. 22-24. ISSN (print) 0952-2271

Iliffe, Steve, Lenihan, Penny, Wallace, Paul, Drennan, Vari, Blanchard, Martin and Harris, Andrew (2002) Applying community-oriented primary care methods in British general practice: a case study. The British Journal of General Practice, 52(481), pp. 646-651. ISSN (print) 0960-1643

Chapman, Jane, Raynor, Sarah and Drennan, Vari (2001) Developing patient group directions. Nursing Times, 97(36), pp. 37-38. ISSN (print) 0954-7762

Drennan, Vari and Williams, Glenn (2001) An assessment of dual-role primary care nurses in the inner city. British Journal of Community Nursing, 6(7), pp. 336-341. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

McGraw, Caroline and Drennan, Vari (2001) Self-administration of medicine and older people. Nursing Standard, 15(18), pp. 33-36. ISSN (print) 0029-6570

Goodburn, Ann and Drennan, Vari (2000) The use of directly observed therapy in TB: a brief pan-London survey. Nursing Standard, 14(46), pp. 36-38. ISSN (print) 0029-6570

McGraw, Caroline and Drennan, Vari (2000) The use of medication compliance devices by district nursing services. British Journal of Community Nursing, 5(7), pp. 326-331. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Drennan, V. and Levenson, R. (1999) Community care. Blurred vision. The Health service journal, 109(5667), pp. 22-23. ISSN (print) 0952-2271

Koperski, Marek, Rogers, Steve and Drennan, Vari (1997) Nurse practitioners in general practice: an inevitable progression? The British Journal of General Practice, 47(424), pp. 696-698. ISSN (print) 0960-1643

Book

Drennan, Vari M and Goodman, Claire (2014) Oxford handbook of primary care and community nursing. Oxford : Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199653720

Drennan, Vari and Goodman, Claire, eds. (2007) Oxford handbook of primary care and community nursing. Oxford : Oxford University Press. 878p. (Oxford Handbooks in Nursing) ISBN 0198568908

Iliffe, Steve and Drennan, Vari (2001) Primary care and dementia. London, UK : Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 155p. ISBN 1853029971

Iliffe, Steve and Drennan, Vari (2000) Primary care for older people. Oxford : Oxford University Press. 272p. (Oxford general practice series) ISBN 0192629514

Drennan, Vari, ed. (1988) Health Visitors and Groups : Politics and Practice. London, U.K. : Heinneman. 138p. ISBN 0433000333

Book Section

Iliffe, Steve, Manthorpe, Jill and Drennan, Vari (2010) Dementia care in the community: challenges for primary health and social care. In: Ames, D , Burns, A and O'Brien, J, (eds.) Dementia. 4th Ed. London : Hodder Arnold. pp. 157-165. ISBN 9780340987278

Drennan, Vari and Iliffe, Steve (2006) Managing dementias in primary care. In: Bryan, Karen and Maxim, Jane, (eds.) Communication disability in the dementias. London, UK : Whurr. pp. 49-72. ISBN 9781861565068

Conference or Workshop Item

Drennan, Vari, Gabe, Jonathan and Halter, Mary (2016) Physician Associates in General Practice in England : a challenge to professional boundaries. In: 16th Biennial Congress of the ESHMS : Healthy Lives : Technologies, Policies and Experiences; 27-29 Jun 2016, Geneva, Switzerland. (Unpublished)

Smith, Raymond, Greenwood, Nan, Drennan, Vari and Mackenzie, Ann (2015) Investigating the impact of volunteer mentoring on carers of people with dementia: A mixed methods study. In: 25th Alzheimer Europe Conference “Dementia: Putting Strategies and Research into Practice”; 02-04 Sep 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Unpublished)

Drennan, Vari M and Hendrix, Cristina (2015) Symposium III : Translation of health research focusing on health promotion for older adults. In: ICCHNR 2015 : 6th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research; 19-21 Aug 2015, Seoul, South Korea. (Unpublished)

Smith, Raymond, Greenwood, Nan, Drennan, Vari and Mackenzie, Ann (2014) The impact of volunteer mentoring on carers of people with dementia. In: 24th Alzheimer Europe Conference “Dignity and Autonomy in Dementia"; 20-22 Oct 2014, Glasgow, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Drennan, Vari (2013) Research in the hidden places- the challenges and opportunities for nurses. In: Royal College of Nursing 2013 Annual International Nursing Research Conference; 20-22 Mar 2013, Belfast, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Drennan, Vari (2013) Longitudinal qualitative research: techniques for illuminating nursing care in the community. In: Royal College of Nursing 2013 Annual International Research Conference; 20-22 Mar 2013, Belfast, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Drennan, Vari and Goodman, Claire (2011) Developing effective integrated working for the care of older people. In: Integration or fragmentation? Looking at the evidence and making sense of the reforms; 6th October 2011, London. (Unpublished)

Monograph

Drennan, Vari M, Halter, Mary, Grant, Robert, Gale, Julia, Harris, Ruth and Gourlay, Stephen (2015) Adult nurse turnover and retention: South London project report. (Project Report) Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London. (Unpublished)

Drennan, Vari (2014) The district nursing and community matron services workforce: A scoping review in South London for the South London Nursing Network. (Discussion Paper) London : South West London System.

Edwards, Christine, Fox, Rebekah, Gillard, Steven, Gourlay, Stephen, Guven, Pinar, Jackson, Charles, Chambers, Mary and Drennan, Vari (2013) Explaining health managers' information seeking behaviour and use. (Project Report) Southampton, U.K. : National Institute for Health Research. 215 p.

Harris, Ruth, Sims, Sarah, Hewitt, Hewitt, Joy, Mark, Brearley, Sally, Cloud, Geoff, Drennan, Vari, Greenwood, Nan, Jones, Fiona, Kalra, Lalit, Mackenzie, Ann and Ross, Fiona (2013) Interprofessional teamwork across stroke care pathways: outcomes and patient and carer experience. final report. NIHR service delivery and organisation programme. (Project Report) Southampton, U.K. : Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 371 p.

Goodman , Claire, Drennan, Vari, Manthorpe, Jill, Gage , Heather , Trivedi, Daksha, Shah, Drushita, Schiebel, Fiona, Poltawski, Leon, Handley, Melanie, Nash, Avril and Iliffe, Steve (2012) A study of the effectiveness of interprofessional working for community dwelling older people. (Project Report) NIHR NETSCC.

Manthorpe, Jill, Samsi , Kritika, Campbell , Sarah, Abley , Clare, Keady , John, Bond, John, Watts, Sue, Robinson , Louise, Gemski, Alan, Warner , James, Goodman, Claire, Drennan, Vari and Iliffe, Steve (2011) The transition from cognitive impairment to dementia: older people's experiences. (Project Report) NIHR SDO Programme. 118 p.

Drennan, Vari (2010) Out of hours and unscheduled primary care making it safer: report of the joint conference hosted by the Medical Protection Society, National Patient Safety Agency and MPS Risk Solutions. (Other) London, U.K. : Medical Protection Society. 12 p.

Goodman, Claire, Drennan, Vari, Davies, Sue, Masey, Helen, Gage, Heather, Scott, Cherill, Manthorpe, Jill, Brearley, Sally and Iliffe, Steve (2010) Nurses as case managers in primary care: the contribution to chronic disease management. (Project Report) London, U.K. : National Institute for Health Research Service. 317 p.

Trivedi, Daksha, Bunn , Frances, Forbes , Angus, Scott , Cherill, Kendall , Sally, Drennan, Vari, Goodman , Claire, Proctor , Susan, While , Alison and Wilson, Patricia (2009) Evaluating the nursing, midwifery and health visiting contribution to chronic disease management: an integration of three reviews. (Project Report) London, U.K. : National Institute for Health Research. 14 p.

Drennan, Vari and Davis, Kathy (2008) Trends over ten years in the primary care and community nurse workforce in England. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, St. Georges, University of London and Kingston University. 45 p. ISBN 9780955832949 (Unpublished)

Traynor, Michael, Davis , Kathy, Drennan, Vari, Goodman , Claire, Humphrey, Charlotte, Locke , Rachel, Marks , Annabelle, Murray , Susan, Banning, Maggi and Peacock, Richard (2006) The contribution of nurse, midwife and health visitor entrepreneurs to patient choice: a scoping exercise (NMHV). (Project Report) London : National Co-ordinating Centre for NHS Service Delivery and Organisation. 11 p.

Drennan, Vari, Goodman, Claire and Leyshon, Stephen (2005) Supporting experienced hospital nurses to move into community matron roles. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Primary Care Nursing Research Unit. 47 p. (Unpublished)

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