Affiliation: University of Bristol
- Systematic review of whether nurse practitioners working in primary care can provide equivalent care to doctorsSue Horrocks
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol BS6 6J
BMJ 324:819-23. 2002..Quality of care was in some ways better for nurse practitioner consultations. CONCLUSION: Increasing availability of nurse practitioners in primary care is likely to lead to high levels of patient satisfaction and high quality care...
- Self-help books for depression: how can practitioners and patients make the right choice?Liz Anderson
Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol
Br J Gen Pract 55:387-92. 2005..Depression is a common and important public health problem most often treated by GPs. A self-help approach is popular with patients, yet little is known about its effectiveness...
- Unblinding of trial participants to their treatment allocation: lessons from the Prospective Study of Pravastatin in the Elderly at Risk (PROSPER)Eleanor M Dinnett
Clinical Trials Unit, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
Clin Trials 2:254-9. 2005..CONCLUSION: The dissemination of study results and treatment allocation to study participants is an integral part of the research process and should be included in the design of any clinical trial...
- 'Taking off the suit': engaging the community in primary health care decision-makingElizabeth Anderson
Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Health Expect 9:70-80. 2006..To explore the process of public involvement in planning primary health care...
- Comparing the cost of nurse practitioners and GPs in primary care: modelling economic data from randomised trialsSandra Hollinghurst
Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL
Br J Gen Pract 56:530-5. 2006..The role of nurse practitioners in primary care has recently expanded. While there are some outcome data available for different types of consultations, little is known about the relative cost...
- NHS walk-in centres and the expanding role of primary care nursesElizabeth Anderson
Division of Psychiatry, Bristol University
Nurs Times 98:36-7. 2002..This article discusses this variation, the role of walk-in centre nurses and how this might develop in future...
- Treatment advice in primary care: a comparative study of nurse practitioners and general practitionersClive Seale
School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
J Adv Nurs 54:534-41. 2006..This paper reports a study comparing the content of talk about treatments by nurse practitioners and general practitioners in order to understand how this might be related to satisfaction...
- Comparison of GP and nurse practitioner consultations: an observational studyClive Seale
School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge
Br J Gen Pract 55:938-43. 2005..Studies show that satisfaction with nurse practitioner care is high when compared with GPs. Clinical outcomes are similar. Nurse practitioners spend significantly longer on consultations...