I am an experienced health services researcher, with a particular interest in the application of mixed methods in health technology assessment. My published work includes systematic reviews, qualitative interview studies, cross sectional and longitudinal surveys and randomised controlled trials.
I am currently working as a Research facilitator for the NIHR RDS NE. In this role I act as first contact for health professionals and academic staff wishing to apply for NIHR or other peer reviewed funding for health and social care research. I advise on study design and methods, possible funding sources and link applicants to specialist support provided by the RDS (including statistics, health economics, qualitative research).I am also a member of the Institute of Health and Society Decision Making and Organisation of Care research theme, where my recent work has included a study led by Dr Cath Exley examining how clinicians and patients negotiate clinical need and treatment decisions in dentistry ISODs study
British Journal of General Practice
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Quality and Safety in Health Care
Quality of Life Research
National Primary Care Researcher Development Award: What Factors Define, Promote or Inhibit Successful Management of IBS in Primary Care (with Elaine McColl and Carl May)
NCCRCD £165,308 2002-2006