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Can the inclusion of a psychosocial component to standard care improve concordance with the self-management programme for adolescents living with diabetes (2015)
Presentation / Conference
programme for adolescents living with diabetes. Poster presented at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2015

Aims: The study explored if the inclusion of a problem solving element to existing standard care could enhance adolescents’ concordance with their self-management of diabetes. Methods: A pilot study incorporating 23 adolescents (13–18 years) with... Read More about Can the inclusion of a psychosocial component to standard care improve concordance with the self-management programme for adolescents living with diabetes.

How can patients who wish to preserve their anonymity in sexual health services get involved? An applied approach to using new and innovative ideas (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Meyrick, J., & Gray, D. (2014, November). How can patients who wish to preserve their anonymity in sexual health services get involved? An applied approach to using new and innovative ideas. Paper presented at INVOLVE 2014: Changing Landscapes

What we did Audit – (look back at records) of the Patient Involvement (or PPI) practice of regional Sexual Health Services (N=18 via snowballing contacts) Literature review – looked at all the papers published. Survey of public with experience of... Read More about How can patients who wish to preserve their anonymity in sexual health services get involved? An applied approach to using new and innovative ideas.

What is good qualitative research? A first step towards a comprehensive approach to judging rigour/quality (2006)
Journal Article
Meyrick, J. (2006). What is good qualitative research? A first step towards a comprehensive approach to judging rigour/quality. Journal of Health Psychology, 11(5), 799-808. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105306066643

Qualitative research has an enormous amount to contribute to the fields of health, medicine and public health but readers and reviewers from these fields have little understanding of how to judge its quality. Work to date accurately reflects the comp... Read More about What is good qualitative research? A first step towards a comprehensive approach to judging rigour/quality.

How does policy learn from pilots? (2006)
Journal Article
Meyrick, J., & Granville, G. (2006). How does policy learn from pilots?. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 12(6), 169-173

Constant change within the health sector is now the norm. Ensuring that we learn the lessons of what has gone before is not simply a question of filing an evaluation report, but of understanding innovation in the real world.


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