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Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. medic. habil. Oliver Herber
Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. medic. habil.

Oliver Herber

Fakultät für Gesundheit (Department für Pflegewissenschaft)
Lehrstuhl für Community Health Nursing

+49 2302 / 926-3759

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. medic. habil. Oliver Herber hat folgende, weitere Funktionen:

Alfred-Herrhausen-Straße 50
58448 Witten
+49 (0)2302 / 926-318

Herber, O. R., Ehringfeld, I., Steinhoff, P., & Whittal, A. (2021). Identifying relevant factors for successful implementation into routine practice: expert interviews to inform a heart failure self-care intervention (ACHIEVE study). BMC health services research, 21(1). doi:10.1186/s12913-021-06596-w

Bradbury-Jones, C., Aveyard, H., Herber, O.R., Isham, L., Taylor, J. & O’Malley, L. (2020). Scoping Reviews: The PAGER framework for improving the quality of reporting (accepted for publication in The International Journal of Social Research Methodology on 2 March 2021).

Whittal, A., Atkins, L. & Herber, O.R. (2020). What the guide does not tell you: Reflections on and lessons learned from applying the COM-B behaviour model for designing real life interventions. (accepted for publication in Translational Behavioral Medicine on 21 October 2020).

Herber, O.R., Krischel, M. & Whittal, A. (2020). Ethical aspects of self-care: comment on Riegel et al. (2019) Self-care research: Where are we now? Where are we going? International Journal of Nursing Studies 111. [ahead of print]

Whittal, A., Störk, S., Riegel, B. & Herber, O.R. (2020). Applying the COM-B behaviour model to overcome barriers to heart failure self-care: A practical application of a conceptual framework for the development of complex interventions (ACHIEVE study). European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. [ahead of print] DOI: 10.1177/1474515120957292.

Irvine, F., Clark, M.T., Efstathiou, N., Herber, O.R., Howroyd, F., Gratrix, L., Sammut, D., Trumm, A., Hanssen, T.A., Taylor, J. & Bradbury-Jones, C. (2020). The state of mixed-methods research in nursing: A focused mapping review and synthesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing. [ahead of print] DOI: 10.1111/jan.14479.

Herber, O.R. & Barroso, J. (2020). Lessons learned from applying Sandelowski and Barroso’s approach for synthesising qualitative research. Qualitative Research 20(4):414-431.

Herber, O.R., Bradbury-Jones, C., Böling, S., Combes, S., Hirt, J., Koop, Y., Nyhagen, R., Veldhuizen, J.D. & Taylor, J. (2019). What feedback do reviewers give when reviewing qualitative manuscripts? A Focused Mapping Review and Synthesis. BMC Medical Research Methodology 20:122.

Herber, O.R., Wilm, S., Fiege, A., Ernstmann, N., Pfaff, H. & Icks, A. (2019). Die DFG Nachwuchsakademie 2017 – Wissenschaftliche Nachwuchsförderung in der Versorgungsforschung [The Junior Research Academy 2017 in Health Services Research of the German Research Foundation: Promotion of Young Researchers] Das Gesundheitswesen 82:992-997. DOI 10.1055/a-1082-0966.

Bradbury-Jones, C., Breckenridge, J.P., Clark, M.T., Herber, O.R., Jones, C. &Taylor, J. (2019). Advancing the science of literature reviewing in social research: The focused mapping review and synthesis. International Journal of Social Research Methodology.

Pentzek, M., Santos, S., Wollny, A., Gummersbach, E., Herber, O.R., in der Schmitten, J., Icks, A., Abholz, H.-H. & Wilm, S., (2019). Which patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are perceived as ‘difficult’ by general practitioners? Primary Care Diabetes. PCD-760.

Herber, O.R., Kastaun, S., Wilm, S. & Barroso, J. (2019). From qualitative meta-summary to qualitative meta-synthesis: Introducing a new situation-specific theory of barriers and facilitators for self-care in patients with heart failure. Qualitative Health Research 29(1): 96-106. DOI: 10.1177/1049732318800290.

Jones, M.C., Smith, K., Herber, O.R., White, M., Steele, F. & Johnston, D.W. (2018). Intention, beliefs and mood assessed using electronic diaries predicts attendance at cardiac rehabilitation: An observational study. International Journal of Nursing Studies 88: 143-152.

Herber, O.R., Atkins, L., Störk, S. & Wilm, S. (2018). Enhancing self-care adherence in patients with heart failure: A study protocol for developing a theory-based behaviour change intervention using the COM-B behaviour model. BMJ Open 8:e025907.

Wollny, A., Pentzek, M., Herber, O.R., Abholz, H.-H., in der Schmitten, J., Icks, A., Wilm, S. & Gummersbach, E. (2018). General practitioners' attitudes towards patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice 19(1):49.

Herber, O.R., Bücker, B., Metzendorf, M.-I. & Barroso, J. (2017). A qualitative meta-summary using Sandelowski and Barroso’s method for synthesizing qualitative research to explore barriers and facilitators to self-care in heart failure patients. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 16(8):662-677.

Bradbury-Jones, C., Breckenridge, J., Clark, M.T., Herber, O.R., Wagstaff, C. & Taylor, J. (2017). The state of qualitative research in health and social care: Findings from a focused mapping review and synthesis. The International Journal of Social Research Methodology 20(6):627-645.

Herber, O.R., Smith, K., White, M. & Jones, M.C. (2016). Just not for me’ – Contributing factors to non-attendance/non-completion at phase III cardiac rehabilitation in acute coronary syndrome patients: A qualitative enquiry. Journal of Clinical Nursing 26(21-22):3529-3542.

Taylor, J., Bradbury-Jones, C., Breckenridge, J., Jones, C. & Herber, O.R. (2016). Risk of vicarious trauma in nursing research: A focused mapping review and synthesis. Journal of Clinical Nursing 25(19-20):2768-2777.

Smith, J.P. & Herber, O.R. (2014). Ethical issues experienced by mental health nurses in the administration of antipsychotic depot and long acting intramuscular injects: A qualitative study. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing 24(3):222-230.

Herber, O.R., Mülders, V., Schwappach, D., Thürmann, P.A., Wilm, S. (2014). Patient information leaflets: informing or frightening? A focus group study exploring patients’ emotional reactions and subsequent behavior towards package leaflets of commonly prescribed medications in family practices. BMC Family Practice 15:163. Awarded “Highly Accessed” status.

Bradbury-Jones, C., Taylor, J. & Herber, O.R. (2014). How theory is used and articulated in qualitative research: Development of a new typology. Social Science & Medicine 120:135-141.

Bradbury-Jones, C., Taylor, J. & Herber, O.R. (2014). Vignette development and administration: a framework for protecting research participants. International Journal of Social Research Methodology 17(4):427-440.

Pentzek, M., Wollny, A., Herber, O.R., Porst, R., Icks, A., Abholz, H.-H. & Wilm, S. (2012). Item construction in sequential mixed methods studies – description of an approach. German Journal of Family Medicine 88(12):520-527. (Article in German)

Herber, O.R., Jones, M.C., Smith, K. & Johnston, D.W. (2012). Assessing acute coronary syndrome patients’ cardiac related beliefs, motivation and mood over time to predict non-attendance at cardiac rehabilitation. Journal of Advanced Nursing 68(12):2778-2788.

Herber, O.R. & Johnston, B.M. (2013). The role of health care support workers in providing end-of-life care in the community: A systematic literature review. Health & Social Care in the Community 21(3):225-235. Selected for the March 2014 special virtual issue ‘Supportive and Palliative Care’ of the journal.

Herber, O.R. & Bradbury-Jones, C. (2010). Editorial: The postdoctoral paradox. A specification of nursing science? Nurse Education Today 31:537-538.

Bradbury-Jones, C. & Herber, O.R. (2010). Editorial: Creativity in nursing research: Five Thinking Hats. International Journal of Nursing Studies 48(2):143-144.

Herber, O.R. & Bradbury-Jones, C. (2010). Editorial: Cross my heart and hope to die! The use of pledges in health care. Journal of Clinical Nursing 20(21):2981-2983.

Herber, O.R., Wollny, A., Pentzek, M., Abholz, H.-H., Icks, A. & Wilm, S. (2010). What do general practitioners tell about their patients with diabetes mellitus type 2? Possible reasons for insufficient blood glucose control. Zeitschrift für Allgemeinmedizin / German Journal of Family Medicine 86(5):203-208. (Article in German)

Herber, O.R., Schnepp, W. & Rieger, M.A. (2009). Recruitment rates and reasons for community physicians’ non-participation in an interdisciplinary intervention study on leg ulceration. BMC Medical Research Methodology 9:61. Awarded “Highly Accessed” status.

Herber, O.R., Rieger, M.A. & Schnepp. W. (2008). The impact of the Tandem Practice Model for the professionalisation of nursing. Pflege & Gesellschaft 13(3): 234-245. (Article in German)

Herber, O.R., Schnepp, W. & Rieger, M.A. (2008). Developing a nurse-led education programme to enhance self-care agency in leg ulcer patients. Nursing Science Quarterly 21(2):150-155.

Herber, O.R., Schnepp, W., Rieger, M.A. & Wilm, S. (2008). „…since that time there is a healing momentum“: A nurse-led education programme for the enhancement of self-care agency in leg ulcer patients in Tandem practices. Pflegewissenschaft 10(11):581-586. (Article in German)

Herber, O.R., Schnepp, W. & Rieger, M.A. (2007). A systematic review on the impact of leg ulceration on patients’ quality of life. Health & Quality of Life Outcomes 5:44. Awarded “Highly Accessed” status.

Herber, O.R. & Kroeger, A. (2003). Pyrethroid-impregnated curtains for Chagas’ disease control in Venezuela. Acta Tropica 88(11):33-38.

Die Universität Witten/Herdecke ist durch das NRW-Wissenschaftsministerium unbefristet staatlich anerkannt und wird – sowohl als Institution wie auch für ihre einzelnen Studiengänge – regelmäßig akkreditiert durch: