Richard D Neal

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Sociodemographic factors and delays in the diagnosis of six cancers: analysis of data from the "National Survey of NHS Patients: Cancer"
    R D Neal
    Department of General Practice, North Wales Clinical School, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, Wales, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:1971-5. 2005
  2. pmc Stage, survival and delays in lung, colorectal, prostate and ovarian cancer: comparison between diagnostic routes
    Richard D Neal
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, North Wales Clinical School, Cardiff University, Wrexhamm, Leeds, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:212-9. 2007
  3. pmc The effect of the new GMS contract on GP appointment provision in Wales: postal questionnaire survey of practice managers
    Andrea Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine North Wales Clinical School, Gwenfro Unit 5, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham, LL13 7YP, UK
    BMC Res Notes 1:117. 2008
  4. pmc Communication between South Asian patients and GPs: comparative study using the Roter Interactional Analysis System
    Richard D Neal
    Department of General Practice, Cardiff University
    Br J Gen Pract 56:869-75. 2006
  5. pmc Do diagnostic delays in cancer matter?
    R D Neal
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, Cardiff University, Gwenfro 5, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:S9-S12. 2009
  6. pmc Reasons for and consequences of missed appointments in general practice in the UK: questionnaire survey and prospective review of medical records
    Richard D Neal
    North Wales Clinical School, Department of General Practice, University of Cardiff, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 6:47. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Excision of malignant melanomas in North Wales: effect of location and surgeon on time to diagnosis and quality of excision
    Richard D Neal
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL137YP, UK
    Fam Pract 25:221-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Consent rates for video-recording general practice consultations: effect of ethnicity and other factors
    Richard D Neal
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK
    Fam Pract 21:219-20. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Alternative forms of consulting: survey of patients and GPs about their consultations
    Richard D Neal
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK
    Fam Pract 21:140-2. 2004
  10. pmc Patients' and healthcare professionals' views of cancer follow-up: systematic review
    Ruth A Lewis
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wrexham
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e248-59. 2009

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Publications30

  1. pmc Sociodemographic factors and delays in the diagnosis of six cancers: analysis of data from the "National Survey of NHS Patients: Cancer"
    R D Neal
    Department of General Practice, North Wales Clinical School, Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, Wales, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:1971-5. 2005
    ..These findings should influence the design of interventions aimed at reducing diagnostic delays with the aim of improving morbidity, mortality, and psychological outcomes through earlier stage diagnosis...
  2. pmc Stage, survival and delays in lung, colorectal, prostate and ovarian cancer: comparison between diagnostic routes
    Richard D Neal
    Department of General Practice, Centre for Health Sciences Research, North Wales Clinical School, Cardiff University, Wrexhamm, Leeds, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 57:212-9. 2007
    ..Very few studies have reported cancer outcomes of patients referred through different routes, despite the prominence of current UK cancer urgent referral guidance...
  3. pmc The effect of the new GMS contract on GP appointment provision in Wales: postal questionnaire survey of practice managers
    Andrea Edwards
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine North Wales Clinical School, Gwenfro Unit 5, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham, LL13 7YP, UK
    BMC Res Notes 1:117. 2008
    ..We undertook a postal questionnaire study of practice managers in all general practices in Wales...
  4. pmc Communication between South Asian patients and GPs: comparative study using the Roter Interactional Analysis System
    Richard D Neal
    Department of General Practice, Cardiff University
    Br J Gen Pract 56:869-75. 2006
    ..The UK South Asian population has poorer health outcomes. Little is known about their process of care in general practice, or in particular the process of communication with GPs...
  5. pmc Do diagnostic delays in cancer matter?
    R D Neal
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, Cardiff University, Gwenfro 5, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:S9-S12. 2009
    ..Delays can occur at the level of patients, primary care, systems and secondary care. There is considerable potential for interventions to minimise delays and lead to earlier-stage diagnosis...
  6. pmc Reasons for and consequences of missed appointments in general practice in the UK: questionnaire survey and prospective review of medical records
    Richard D Neal
    North Wales Clinical School, Department of General Practice, University of Cardiff, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 6:47. 2005
    ..Secondary aims are to compare psychological morbidity, and the previous appointments with GPs between subjects and a comparison group...
  7. doi request reprint Excision of malignant melanomas in North Wales: effect of location and surgeon on time to diagnosis and quality of excision
    Richard D Neal
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL137YP, UK
    Fam Pract 25:221-7. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine the quality of excision and time to diagnosis relating to the excising surgeon and the place of excision...
  8. ncbi request reprint Consent rates for video-recording general practice consultations: effect of ethnicity and other factors
    Richard D Neal
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK
    Fam Pract 21:219-20. 2004
    ..No differences in consent rates were found with respect to age, gender and self-reported understanding of English...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alternative forms of consulting: survey of patients and GPs about their consultations
    Richard D Neal
    Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK
    Fam Pract 21:140-2. 2004
  10. pmc Patients' and healthcare professionals' views of cancer follow-up: systematic review
    Ruth A Lewis
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wrexham
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e248-59. 2009
    ..Cancer follow-up places a significant burden on hospital outpatient clinics. There are increasing calls to develop alternative models of provision...
  11. pmc The Hip and Knee Book: developing an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis
    Nefyn H Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, School of Medicine, North West Wales Clinical School, Wrexham
    Br J Gen Pract 60:64-82. 2010
    ..The pain and disability of hip and knee osteoarthritis can be improved by exercise, but the best method of encouraging this is not known...
  12. doi request reprint Nurse-led vs. conventional physician-led follow-up for patients with cancer: systematic review
    Ruth Lewis
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
    J Adv Nurs 65:706-23. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led follow-up for patients with cancer...
  13. pmc Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (A√ŹDA): phase II randomised controlled trial of an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis in primary care
    Nefyn H Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e452-8. 2011
    ..The Hip & Knee Book: Helping you cope with osteoarthritis was developed to change disadvantageous beliefs and encourage physical activity in people with hip or knee osteoarthritis...
  14. pmc Determining patient and primary care delay in the diagnosis of cancer - lessons from a pilot study of patients referred for suspected cancer
    Richard D Neal
    Cardiff University, North Wales Clinical School, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:9. 2008
    ..An instrument is needed in order to determine the effect of potential interventions to reduce delay and improve cancer morbidity and mortality...
  15. pmc Missed appointments in primary care: questionnaire and focus group study of health professionals
    Mahvash Husain-Gambles
    Department of General Practice, University Of Leeds College of Medicine, Leeds, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 54:108-13. 2004
    ..Little is known about how missed appointments, and the people who miss them, are managed in primary care, or about effective strategies for managing missed appointments...
  16. pmc Enhancing ventilation in homes of children with asthma: pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Louise Woodfine
    Public Health Wales, Wrexham, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e724-32. 2011
    ..Few robust studies have tested whether enhancing housing also improves health...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients consultation patterns in primary care and levels of psychological morbidity: findings from the Health Survey for England
    Victoria L Allgar
    Centre for Research in Primary Care, University of Leeds, Nuffield Institute for Health, Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 12:736-40. 2003
    ..To determine the consultations patterns in general practice, for people with cancer and other chronic illnesses, and to assess the levels of psychological morbidity...
  18. pmc Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (AIDA): design of a Phase II randomised controlled trial evaluating an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis [ISRCTN24554946]
    Nefyn H Williams
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, School of Medicine, North Wales Clinical School, Gwenfro Units 6 7, Wrexham Technology Park, LL13 7YP, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:62. 2009
    ..A booklet has been developed for patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis. It focuses on changing disadvantageous beliefs and encouraging increased physical activity...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial care for cancer patients in primary care? Recognition of opportunities for cancer care
    Shane W Pascoe
    Meanwood Group Practice, Leeds, UK
    Fam Pract 21:437-42. 2004
    ..The management of cancer patients has evolved greatly over the past decades, and patients are well placed to benefit from the experiences of primary care professionals in the delivery of chronic illness disease management strategies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported measurement of time to diagnosis in cancer: development of the Cancer Symptom Interval Measure (C-SIM) and randomised controlled trial of method of delivery
    Richard D Neal
    North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research, Bangor University, Gwenfro Unit 5, Wrexham Technology Park, Wrexham LL13 7YP, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:3. 2014
    ..In this two-phase study, we aimed further improve our tool and to conduct a trial comparing levels of anxiety between two modes of delivery: self-completed versus researcher-administered...
  21. pmc Follow-up of cancer in primary care versus secondary care: systematic review
    Ruth A Lewis
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, North Wales Clinical School, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wrexham
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e234-47. 2009
    ..Cancer follow-up has traditionally been undertaken in secondary care, but there are increasing calls to deliver it in primary care...
  22. pmc GPs' views on changing the law on physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, and willingness to prescribe or inject lethal drugs: a survey from Wales
    Diana Pasterfield
    Department of General Practice, North Wales Clinical School, Centre for Health Sciences Research, Cardiff University, Wrexham
    Br J Gen Pract 56:450-2. 2006
    ..These data provide a rational basis for determining the position of primary care on this contentious issue...
  23. pmc Patients' experiences of continuity in the care of type 2 diabetes: a focus group study in primary care
    Mohammed H Alazri
    Centre for Research in Primary Care, University of Leeds, Leeds
    Br J Gen Pract 56:488-95. 2006
    ..Continuity of care is fundamental to general practice and type 2 diabetes is a common chronic disease with major health and social impacts. Nevertheless continuity, as experienced by patients with type 2 diabetes, remains a neglected area...
  24. ncbi request reprint Initiation, choice and satisfaction of nursing appointments in general practice: a cross-sectional survey of patients and nurses
    Shane W Pascoe
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1068-71. 2007
    ..To compare patients' and nurses' perceptions regarding the initiation of appointments, and to assess patients' satisfaction with appointment provision...
  25. pmc Open-access versus bookable appointment systems: survey of patients attending appointments with general practitioners
    Shane W Pascoe
    Meanwood Group Practice, Leeds
    Br J Gen Pract 54:367-9. 2004
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  26. pmc Urgent GP referrals for suspected lung, colorectal, prostate and ovarian cancer
    Victoria L Allgar
    Centre for Research in Primary Care, Institute of Health Sciences and Public Health Research, University of Leeds, Leeds
    Br J Gen Pract 56:355-62. 2006
    ..There is a dearth of literature relating to the effectiveness in detecting cancer of urgent suspected cancer referrals and general practitioners' compliance with the guidance...
  27. pmc Frequent consulters
    Richard D Neal
    Br J Gen Pract 52:765-6. 2002
  28. doi request reprint Identifying patients with a cancer diagnosis using general practice medical records and Cancer Registry data
    Shane W Pascoe
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Fam Pract 25:215-20. 2008
    ..ii) To describe the effectiveness of search strategies to identify all patients in primary care with a cancer diagnosis compared with a diagnosis identified by a Cancer Registry...
  29. ncbi request reprint UK GPs' and practice nurses' views of continuity of care for patients with type 2 diabetes
    Mohammed H Alazri
    Centre for Research in Primary Care, Academic Unit of Primary Care, University of Leeds, UK
    Fam Pract 24:128-37. 2007
    ..Primary health care professionals in many countries are involved in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes, but their perspectives on continuity remain neglected in research...
  30. pmc Grading referrals to specialist breast units. Guidance on referral needs to be evidence based
    Victoria L Allgar
    BMJ 325:392. 2002