Deborah McLeod

Summary

Affiliation: Wellington School of Medicine
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can Quit Practice: a comprehensive smoking cessation programme for the general practice team
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1415. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The midwife's role in facilitating smoking behaviour change during pregnancy
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Midwifery 19:285-97. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Can support and education for smoking cessation and reduction be provided effectively by midwives within primary maternity care?
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, P O Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Midwifery 20:37-50. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence changes in smoking behaviour during pregnancy
    Deborah McLeod
    General Practice Department, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U418. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' reported use of clinical priority assessment criteria and their attitudes to prioritization for elective surgery: a cross-sectional survey
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    ANZ J Surg 74:1003-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in New Zealand: education and resources for use by midwives for women who smoke during pregnancy
    Susan Pullon
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Health Promot Int 18:315-25. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Equity of access to elective surgery: reflections from NZ clinicians
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:41-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The treatment of common mental health problems in general practice
    John Bushnell
    University of Otago at Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    Fam Pract 23:53-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of, and attitudes to, clinical priority assessment criteria in elective surgery in New Zealand
    Deborah McLeod
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:91-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Do patients want to disclose psychological problems to GPs?
    John Bushnell
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Fam Pract 22:631-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Can Quit Practice: a comprehensive smoking cessation programme for the general practice team
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 118:U1415. 2005
    ..To develop, implement, and evaluate a programme of training and support for smoking cessation provision in general practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint The midwife's role in facilitating smoking behaviour change during pregnancy
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Midwifery 19:285-97. 2003
    ..To explore the midwife's role in providing education and support for changes in smoking behaviour during usual primary maternity care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Can support and education for smoking cessation and reduction be provided effectively by midwives within primary maternity care?
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, P O Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Midwifery 20:37-50. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that appropriate interventions delivered by midwives within usual primary maternity care, can assist women to stop or reduce the amount they smoke and facilitate longer duration of breast feeding...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence changes in smoking behaviour during pregnancy
    Deborah McLeod
    General Practice Department, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U418. 2003
    ..This study explored characteristics of women who continue to smoke beyond the first trimester of pregnancy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' reported use of clinical priority assessment criteria and their attitudes to prioritization for elective surgery: a cross-sectional survey
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    ANZ J Surg 74:1003-9. 2004
    ..To explore the attitudes of clinicians working in New Zealand publicly funded hospitals towards prioritizing patients for elective surgery, and their reported use of clinical priority assessment criteria (CPAC)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation in New Zealand: education and resources for use by midwives for women who smoke during pregnancy
    Susan Pullon
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Health Promot Int 18:315-25. 2003
    ..The pregnancy-specific resources developed for women who smoke played an important part in helping midwives deliver their health promotion messages more effectively...
  7. ncbi request reprint Equity of access to elective surgery: reflections from NZ clinicians
    Deborah McLeod
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:41-7. 2004
    ..To explore factors potentially influencing equitable access to elective surgery in New Zealand by describing clinicians' perceptions of equity and the factors they consider when prioritising patients for elective surgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint The treatment of common mental health problems in general practice
    John Bushnell
    University of Otago at Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    Fam Pract 23:53-9. 2006
    ..Previous studies report GPs under-treat mental health disorders, particularly depression, and treatments are non-specific and lack an evidence base. They conclude further training and education of GP's is required...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of, and attitudes to, clinical priority assessment criteria in elective surgery in New Zealand
    Deborah McLeod
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:91-9. 2004
    ..To describe the ways patients access elective surgery in New Zealand, and to understand the use of, and attitudes to, clinical priority assessment criteria (CPAC) in determining access to publicly funded elective surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Do patients want to disclose psychological problems to GPs?
    John Bushnell
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Fam Pract 22:631-7. 2005
    ..The extent to which patients consider their primary care team as relevant to their mental health problems needs to be explored...
  11. ncbi request reprint New Zealand general practitioners' non-urgent referrals to surgeons: who and why?
    Antony Raymont
    Health Services Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:57-64. 2008
    ..To describe the clinical and demographic characteristics of patients referred by general practitioners (GPs) to both public and private sectors for non-urgent surgical assessment...
  12. ncbi request reprint 'It puts things out of your control': fear of consequences as a barrier to patient disclosure of mental health issues to general practitioners
    Kevin Dew
    Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington South, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sociol Health Illn 29:1059-74. 2007
    ..The research reported here suggests that trust in a range of institutions and agencies, not just in the individual practitioner, would need to be achieved for the GP to be the preferred point of contact...
  13. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and nicotine replacement therapy in current primary maternity care
    Susan Pullon
    Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust Fam Physician 33:94-6. 2004
    ..To determine attitudes, activity and confidence among general practitioners and midwives about smoking cessation practice, and use of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) during pregnancy and breastfeeding...
  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic testing in New Zealand: the role of the general practitioner
    Sonya Morgan
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington
    N Z Med J 117:U1178. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Explicit rationing of elective services: implementing the New Zealand reforms
    Kevin Dew
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Health Policy 74:1-12. 2005
    ..For many surgical specialties implicit rationing will continue to play a major part in determining access to surgery unless validated and reliable CPAC tools can be developed...
  16. ncbi request reprint "This glorious twilight zone of uncertainty": mental health consultations in general practice in New Zealand
    Kevin Dew
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, P O Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 61:1189-200. 2005
    ..The paper concludes by offering a framework for the mental health consultation that illustrates the systemic issues that GPs consider when making decisions about mental health consultations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing alcohol consumption during pregnancy and after giving birth
    Deborah McLeod
    General Practice Department, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 115:U29. 2002
    ..This study explored the demographic profile of women consuming alcohol during pregnancy and after giving birth, as part of a larger cohort study of smoking during pregnancy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing continuation of breastfeeding in a cohort of women
    Deborah McLeod
    Department at the Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    J Hum Lact 18:335-43. 2002
    ..Improvements in prenatal education about breastfeeding and management of breastfeeding problems are likely to increase breastfeeding duration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines' development and use in New Zealand: an evolving process
    Eileen McKinlay
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U999. 2004
    ..This study explores the use of evidence-based guidelines by New Zealand general practitioners, and describes strategies developed to overcome identified barriers in the New Zealand setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint "What sort of health promotion are you talking about?": a discourse analysis of the talk of general practitioners
    Eileen McKinlay
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, P O Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 60:1099-106. 2005
    ..In the current climate general practitioners are uncertain, to the point of ambivalence, about health promotion in their work. Further work will be required to ensure this ambivalence does not result in covert resistance...
  21. pmc Mystery shopping in health service evaluation
    Helen Moriarty
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Science, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Br J Gen Pract 53:942-6. 2003
    ..Evaluation of the clinical safety of such systems poses a challenge for health planners and researchers...
  22. ncbi request reprint The Ottawa ankle rules for the use of diagnostic X-ray in after hours medical centres in New Zealand
    Simon Wynn-Thomas
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    N Z Med J 115:U184. 2002
    ..The aims of this study were to measure baseline use of Ottawa ankle rules (OAR), validate the OAR and, if appropriate, explore the impact of implementing the Rules on X-ray rates in a primary care, after hours medical centre setting...
  23. pmc Changes in use of hormone replacement therapy after the report from the Women's Health Initiative: cross sectional survey of users
    Beverley Lawton
    Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMJ 327:845-6. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Screening for prostate cancer: a survey of New Zealand general practitioners
    John Durham
    Ora Toa Medical Centre, Porirua, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U476. 2003
    ..To determine the views of general practitioners (GPs) in relation to screening for prostate cancer...