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Tracy Mcclelland

Associate Dean - International

Faculty/Dept/School School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
(Faculty of Health Studies)
Emailg.t.mcclelland@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 236571

Biography

I am an Associate Dean  -International and the Research and Knowledge Transfer lead, in the School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership. My research is focused on social inclusion and diversity, mental health, health simulation education, youth sexual exploitation, substance use/misuse, digital health technology, systematic literature  reviews and ethics. External collaborations include Public Health England, University Rovira Vergilli Catalonia, Spain, Savonia University of Applied Sciences Ltd., Kuopio, Finland, the University of Maribor, Slovenia, the University College Cork, Ireland, Clinical research Network, Bradford Institute for Health Research and Mental Health Nurse Academics (UK).
I have a significant track record of leading research and managing research projects as well as attracting external research grants from national and international bodies. International partners to date include universities in Spain, Finland, Ireland, Slovenia and the UK. In 2017 and 2018, I led tems to secure grants worth €299,538.00 and €304,582; and I am the principle investigator on both awards. The resultant research projects are: 'Optimizing patient safety through culturally competent simulation-based education with health professionals and 'Improving the quality of life for vulnerable migrant students through integrated digital technology enhanced support in higher education'.

Other projects include:
Project title: The DIAMONDS programme (Diabetes and Mental Illness, Improving Outcomes and Self-management). Date of award: 03/16 to 07/17 (40-day secondment). £11,612, awarding body: Collaboration, Capacity and IP Development Grant; Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care for Yorkshire and Humber (CLAHRC YH), and Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCT). 

Project title: ‘Feasibility of a digital technology intervention (app) for young people engaged in an early intervention in psychosis service’. Date of award: 07/15-08/16. £25,000, awarding body: Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber.  Development programme: 500510 HEYH-BDCT.

Project title: Impact of digital engagement on substance use treatment success. ‘Using personalized SMS to support recovery- Assessing implementation in two drug treatment cohorts’. £10,000: Awarding body: Public Health England; Joint Commissioning Team for Substance Misuse-Bradford District and Bradford Bridge Recovery Service. (2013-2016).

I also review for several journals and books editors and as a trained systematic reviewer (Cochrane and Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York) I reviewwith the Cochrane Schizophrenia group.   

Most recent publications
Al Nadabi W, McIntosh B, McClelland G.T, Mohammed. M Patient safety culture in maternity units: a review. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance. Volume 32, Issue: 4, 2019. 

Dagona, S., Archibong, U, McClelland GT. Translation and Cultural validation of the Amsterdam Preoperative Anxiety and Information Scale into Hausa Language. People: International journal of social sciences, 2018. ISSN 2454-5899.

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, Duffy, P and Davda, P (2018) Using text messages to support recovering substance misusers. British Journal of Healthcare Management. 24 (9): 440-446.


McClelland, G. T
and Fitzgerald, M.  A participatory mobile application (app) development project with mental health service users and clinicians. Health Education Journal. 2018, Vol. 77 (7) 815-827

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, Baltruks, D.  (2018) UK health faculties’ global engagement.  ‘Optimizing patient safety through culturally competent simulation-based education with health professionals. Council of Deans of Health ‘Global Impact Engagement’ publication, 2018.


Dagona, S., Archibong, U, McClelland GT. Preference of Non-pharmaceutical Preoperative Anxiety Reduction Intervention in Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery. Advance in Social Sciences Research Journal. Volume 5, No 12, December 2018.


Fitzgerald, M. and McClelland, G. T. (2017) What makes a mobile app successful in supporting health behaviour change? Health Education Journal, 76(3), pp.373-381.


McIntosh. B, McClelland G.T. A new beginning or the end of the old order. British Journal of Nursing, 2017, Vol 26, No 1.


Jeffrey.s. McClelland, GT. Carus, C. Graham, C. Relaxation and chronic pain: A critical review International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. Vol 23, No 6233-240, 2016.

McClelland, G. T
. Barlow, S., and Williams, S. (2016), Altered Mental States, in Torn. A. and Greasley, P. (2016), Psychology for Nurses, Polity Press. (book chapter)


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, Horne, M, Dearnley, C, Raynsford, J, Irving, D, Experiences and Outcomes among Undergraduate Health Professional Higher Education Students with Protected Characteristics: Disability, Gender, and Ethnicity- Literature Review. Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture (pages 38–64). 27 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jpoc.21168.


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(2013) Youth Sexual Exploitation (United Kingdom): Managing Health Needs, Alongside Criminal Justice Interventions. Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture 3(S1) 247-276. doi: 10.1002/jpoc.21071.


Dearnley, C, McClelland, G.T, Irving, D (2013) Literature review: ''Innovation in Teaching and Learning in Health Higher Education”. Council of Deans of Health and Higher Education Academy.
 

Teaching

Teaching interests

Teaching interests include diversity and social inclusion, mental health, simulation education and systematic literature reviews.

Research

My research is focused on social inclusion and diversity, mental health, health simulation education, youth sexual exploitation, substance use/misuse, digital health technology, systematic literature  reviews and ethics.