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General practitioners working in or alongside the emergency department: The GPED mixed-methods study (2022)
Journal Article
Benger, J., Brant, H., Scantlebury, A., Anderson, H., Baxter, H., Bloor, K., …Adamson, J. (2022). General practitioners working in or alongside the emergency department: The GPED mixed-methods study. Health and Social Care Delivery Research, 10(30), VII-110. https://doi.org/10.3310/HEPB9808

Background: Emergency care is facing a steadily rising demand. In response, hospitals have implemented new models of care that locate general practitioners in or alongside the emergency department. Objectives: We aimed to explore the effects of gener... Read More about General practitioners working in or alongside the emergency department: The GPED mixed-methods study.

Do general practitioners working in or alongside the emergency department improve clinical outcomes or experience? A mixed-methods study (2022)
Journal Article
Scantlebury, A., Adamson, J., Salisbury, C., Brant, H., Anderson, H., Baxter, H., …Benger, J. R. (2022). Do general practitioners working in or alongside the emergency department improve clinical outcomes or experience? A mixed-methods study. BMJ Open, 12(9), e063495. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063495

OBJECTIVES: To examine the effect of general practitioners (GPs) working in or alongside the emergency department (GPED) on patient outcomes and experience, and the associated impacts of implementation on the workforce. DESIGN: Mixed-methods study: i... Read More about Do general practitioners working in or alongside the emergency department improve clinical outcomes or experience? A mixed-methods study.

Tackling root causes upstream of unhealthy urban development (TRUUD): Protocol of a five-year prevention research consortium (2022)
Journal Article
Black, D., Ayres, S., Bondy, K., Brierley, R., Campbell, R., Carhart, N., …Scally, G. (2022). Tackling root causes upstream of unhealthy urban development (TRUUD): Protocol of a five-year prevention research consortium. Wellcome Open Research, 6, 30. https://doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.16382.2

Poor quality urban environments substantially increase non-communicable disease. Responsibility for associated decision-making is dispersed across multiple agents and systems: fast growing urban authorities are the primary gatekeepers of new developm... Read More about Tackling root causes upstream of unhealthy urban development (TRUUD): Protocol of a five-year prevention research consortium.

Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Biddle, M., & Jones, M. (2020, September). Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown. Presented at Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research e-Conference 2020 - ‘Times like these’: Researching civil society responses to and recovery from COVID-19

Our presentation covers the following themes: (a) Characteristics of neighbour support during the UK COVID-19 lockdown, including a comparison with more formal voluntary and statutory sector support; (b) relationship between area-based deprivation an... Read More about Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown.

Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Biddle, M., Gibson, A., & Evans, D. (2021). Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review. Health and Social Care in the Community, 29(1), 18-27. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13111

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is making great strides in promoting patient and public involvement (PPI) in health research across Europe, supporting patient organisations to be involved in the projects that it funds. Despite this, the lit... Read More about Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review.

Coronavirus disease 2019 mortality: A multivariate ecological analysis in relation to ethnicity, population density, obesity, deprivation and pollution (2020)
Journal Article
Bray, I., Gibson, A., & White, J. (2020). Coronavirus disease 2019 mortality: A multivariate ecological analysis in relation to ethnicity, population density, obesity, deprivation and pollution. Public Health, 185, 261-263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2020.06.056

Background: There is emerging evidence about characteristics that may increase the risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) mortality, but they are highly correlated. Methods: An ecological analysis was used to estimate associations between these... Read More about Coronavirus disease 2019 mortality: A multivariate ecological analysis in relation to ethnicity, population density, obesity, deprivation and pollution.

Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown (2020)
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Jones, M., Beardmore, A., Biddle, M., Gibson, A., Ismail, S. U., McClean, S., & White, J. (2020). Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown. Emerald Open Research, 2, Article 37. https://doi.org/10.35241/emeraldopenres.13731.1

Background: Evidence from a range of major public health incidents shows that neighbour-based action can have a critical role in emergency response, assistance and recovery. However, there is little research to date on neighbour-based action during t... Read More about Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown (2020)
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Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Biddle, M., White, J., Ismail, S., McClean, S., …Sabey, A. (2020). Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown

Initial findings from the survey in Bristol and the West Country, 6th - 12th April 2020 (days 14-20 of the UK Government Coronavirus Restrictions)

Apart but not Alone - Neighbour Support and the Covid-19 Lockdown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ismail, S., McClean, S., Gibson, A., & Sabey, A. (2020, April). Apart but not Alone - Neighbour Support and the Covid-19 Lockdown. Presented at Centre for Public Health and Wellbeing monthly meeting

Initial findings from the survey of Bristol and the West Country, 6th - 12th April (days 14-20 of the UK Government Coronavirus Restrictions)

Disability rights and robotics: Co-producing futures (2020)
Report
Curran, T., Savage, S., Gibson, A., Clarke, J., Morgan, S., Edwards, K., …Comandur, K. (2020). Disability rights and robotics: Co-producing futures. University of the West of England

This project brought together a team of 25 co-researchers from the University of the West of England, Fairfield Farm College and Wiltshire Centre of Independent Living. The co-researchers are a diverse group including disabled people, carers, student... Read More about Disability rights and robotics: Co-producing futures.

Challenges and opportunities for involving patients and the public in acute antimicrobial medicine development research: An interview study (2019)
Journal Article
Gibson, A., Kok, M., Evans, D., Grier, S., & Macgowan, A. (2019). Challenges and opportunities for involving patients and the public in acute antimicrobial medicine development research: An interview study. BMJ Open, 9(4), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024918

Objectives: To explore what approaches to patient and public involvement (PPI) in antimicrobial medicines development are currently being utilised, what are the impacts of PPI on antimicrobial medicines development and what are the barriers to its im... Read More about Challenges and opportunities for involving patients and the public in acute antimicrobial medicine development research: An interview study.

General practitioners and emergency departments (GPED) - Efficient models of care: A mixed-methods study protocol (2018)
Journal Article
Morton, K., Brandling, J., Benger, J., Gibson, A., & Voss, S. (2018). General practitioners and emergency departments (GPED) - Efficient models of care: A mixed-methods study protocol. BMJ Open, 8(10), e024012. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024012

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2018. Re-use permitted under CC BY. Published by BMJ. Introduction Pressure continues to grow on emergency departments in the UK and throughout the world, with declining performance and adverse effects on patient ou... Read More about General practitioners and emergency departments (GPED) - Efficient models of care: A mixed-methods study protocol.

Practical guide: Patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research (2018)
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Kok, M., Gibson, A., Evans, D., Grier, S., & MacGowan, A. (2018). Practical guide: Patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research

Patient and public involvement (PPI) in antimicrobial medicines development research is new and unfamiliar. There are few established patient support groups or voluntary organisations in the field of infection sciences given the short-term nature of... Read More about Practical guide: Patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research.

Patient and public involvement toolkit for antimicrobial medicines development research (2018)
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Kok, M., Gibson, A., Evans, D., Grier, S., & MacGowan, A. (2018). Patient and public involvement toolkit for antimicrobial medicines development research

PPI is a rapidly growing and important global movement. PPI specifically in antimicrobial medicines development research, however, is new and unfamiliar. There is currently a lack of literature and clear practical guidance focusing on PPI in this are... Read More about Patient and public involvement toolkit for antimicrobial medicines development research.

Receptionists' role in new approaches to consultations in primary care: A focused ethnographic study (2018)
Journal Article
Brant, H. D., Atherton, H., Bikker, A., Porqueddu, T., Salisbury, C., McKinstry, B., …Ziebland, S. (2018). Receptionists' role in new approaches to consultations in primary care: A focused ethnographic study. British Journal of General Practice, 68(672), e478-e486. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp18X697505

© British Journal of General Practice. Background The receptionist is pivotal to the smooth running of general practice in the UK, communicating with patients and booking appointments. Aim The authors aimed to explore the role of the receptionist in... Read More about Receptionists' role in new approaches to consultations in primary care: A focused ethnographic study.

Assessing the effectiveness of Enhanced Psychological Care for patients with depressive symptoms attending cardiac rehabilitation compared with treatment as usual (CADENCE): A pilot cluster randomised controlled trial (2018)
Journal Article
Richards, S. H., Dickens, C., Anderson, R., Richards, D. A., Taylor, R. S., Ukoumunne, O. C., …Campbell, J. (2018). Assessing the effectiveness of Enhanced Psychological Care for patients with depressive symptoms attending cardiac rehabilitation compared with treatment as usual (CADENCE): A pilot cluster randomised controlled trial. Trials, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2576-9

© 2018 The Author(s). Background: Around 17% of people attending UK cardiac rehabilitation programmes have depression. Optimising psychological wellbeing is a rehabilitation goal, but provision of psychological care is limited. We developed and pilot... Read More about Assessing the effectiveness of Enhanced Psychological Care for patients with depressive symptoms attending cardiac rehabilitation compared with treatment as usual (CADENCE): A pilot cluster randomised controlled trial.

Alternatives to the face-to-face consultation in general practice: Focused ethnographic case study (2018)
Journal Article
Atherton, H., Brant, H., Ziebland, S., Bikker, A., Campbell, J., Gibson, A., …Salisbury, C. (2018). Alternatives to the face-to-face consultation in general practice: Focused ethnographic case study. British Journal of General Practice, 68(669), e293-e300. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp18X694853

© British Journal of General Practice. Background NHS policy encourages general practices to introduce alternatives to the face-to-face consultation, such as telephone, email, e-consultation systems, or internet video. Most have been slow to adopt th... Read More about Alternatives to the face-to-face consultation in general practice: Focused ethnographic case study.

Finding and engaging patients and the public to work collaboratively on an acute infection microbiology research public panel (2018)
Journal Article
Grier, S., Evans, D., Gibson, A., Chin, T. L., Stoddart, M., Kok, M., …Macgowan, A. (2018). Finding and engaging patients and the public to work collaboratively on an acute infection microbiology research public panel. Research Involvement and Engagement, 4(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-018-0083-5

© The Author(s). Background In 2015 the microbiology research team became involved in a large European programme of research aiming to bring new antimicrobial drugs onto the market to combat the increasing problem of multi-drug resistant infection. W... Read More about Finding and engaging patients and the public to work collaboratively on an acute infection microbiology research public panel.

Developing a toolkit for patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research: Breaking new ground (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kok, M., Gibson, A., Evans, D., Grier, S., & MacGowan, A. (2017, November). Developing a toolkit for patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research: Breaking new ground. Poster presented at INVOLVE at 21, Church House Westminster, London, UK

Aims Patient and public involvement (PPI) in antimicrobial medicines development research is a new and challenging area. We aim to share some of the barriers and strategies to developing a toolkit to support PPI in this area. The PPI toolkit develop... Read More about Developing a toolkit for patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research: Breaking new ground.