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Lynn Melone


  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom

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Research interests

Lynn joined GCU in 2015 as a Nurse Researcher in the Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention (SHIP) Research Group and has recently commenced a new post as a Data Coordinator for the TOPSY trial in NMAHP.

Lynn began her career as an Immunologist after graduating from the University of Glasgow in 2000 and in 2004 trained as a nurse.  After graduating in 2007 from Glasgow Caledonian University as a registered nurse, she began her clinical career within a general and plastic surgery ward.  Bringing together Lynn’s interest and experience in Science and Nursing, in 2009 she took up a Research Nurse post within the Glasgow Clinical Research Facility (GCRF) and then worked as a Project Manager of a large multisite clinical trial study prior to joining GCU.

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Research Output 2016 2018

  • 6 Article
  • 1 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Other contribution
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Hand Hygiene
Delivery of Health Care
Bacterial Load
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
26 Downloads (Pure)

Effectiveness of national and sub-national infection prevention and control interventions in high and upper-middle income countries: outcomes of a systematic literature review

Price, L., MacDonald, J., Melone, L., Howe, T., Flowers, P., Currie, K., Curran, E., Ness, V., Waddell, D., Manoukian, S., McFarland, A., Kilpatrick, C., Storr, J., Twyman, A., Allegranzi, B. & Reilly, J., May 2018, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 18, 5, p. e159 - e171 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Infection Control
Patient Care Bundles
Capacity Building
Cross Infection
11 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Hand Hygiene
Nursing Students
31 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of fake tan on hand hygiene practice

Melone, L., Price, L., Ness, V., Simpson, L., MacDonald, J. & Reilly, J., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Infection Prevention. 19, 6, p. 266-269 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hand Hygiene
Hand Disinfection
Nursing Students
10 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding the patient experience of healthcare associated infection: a qualitative systematic review

Currie, K., Melone, L., Stewart, S., King, C., Holopainen, A., Clark, A. M. & Reilly, J., Aug 2018, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 46, 8, p. 936-942

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cross Infection
Qualitative Research
Research Personnel