P Bower

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Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease
    Peter A Coventry
    Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Population Health and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Trials 14:136. 2013
  2. pmc The clinical and cost-effectiveness of the BRinging Information and Guided Help Together (BRIGHT) intervention for the self-management support of people with stage 3 chronic kidney disease in primary care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Christian Blickem
    Centre for Primary Care, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Trials 14:28. 2013
  3. pmc Collaborative Interventions for Circulation and Depression (COINCIDE): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease
    Peter A Coventry
    Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Population Health and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Trials 13:139. 2012
  4. pmc Patient empowerment in long-term conditions: development and preliminary testing of a new measure
    Nicola Small
    Centre for Primary Care, Institute of Population Health, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Oxford Road Williamson Building, Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:263. 2013
  5. pmc An organisational analysis of the implementation of telecare and telehealth: the whole systems demonstrator
    Jane Hendy
    University of Surrey, Department of Health Care Management and Policy, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:403. 2012
  6. pmc Improving access to psychosocial interventions for common mental health problems in the United Kingdom: narrative review and development of a conceptual model for complex interventions
    Linda Gask
    Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Health Sciences Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, 5th Floor Williamson Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:249. 2012
  7. pmc Exploring barriers to participation and adoption of telehealth and telecare within the Whole System Demonstrator trial: a qualitative study
    Caroline Sanders
    Health Sciences Research Group Primary Care, The University of Manchester, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, Oxford Rd, Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:220. 2012
  8. pmc Experiences of care planning in England: interviews with patients with long term conditions
    Jenny Newbould
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:71. 2012
  9. pmc Influence of initial severity of depression on effectiveness of low intensity interventions: meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Peter Bower
    NIHR School for Primary Care Research, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMJ 346:f540. 2013
  10. pmc Psychometric properties of the Patient Assessment Of Chronic Illness Care measure: acceptability, reliability and validity in United Kingdom patients with long-term conditions
    Jo Rick
    Centre for Primary Care Research, Institute of Population Health, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre MAHSC, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:293. 2012

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  1. pmc Update on the collaborative interventions for circulation and depression (COINCIDE) trial: changes to planned methodology of a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease
    Peter A Coventry
    Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Population Health and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Trials 14:136. 2013
    ..The COINCIDE trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a collaborative care intervention for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease attending English general practices...
  2. pmc The clinical and cost-effectiveness of the BRinging Information and Guided Help Together (BRIGHT) intervention for the self-management support of people with stage 3 chronic kidney disease in primary care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Christian Blickem
    Centre for Primary Care, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Trials 14:28. 2013
    ..This paper outlines the implementation and evaluation of a self-management intervention involving an information guidebook, tailored access to local resources and telephone support for people with stage 3 chronic kidney disease...
  3. pmc Collaborative Interventions for Circulation and Depression (COINCIDE): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial of collaborative care for depression in people with diabetes and/or coronary heart disease
    Peter A Coventry
    Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Institute of Population Health and Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Trials 13:139. 2012
    ..The study also aimed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the intervention over 6 months, and to assess qualitatively the extent to which collaborative care was implemented in the intervention general practices...
  4. pmc Patient empowerment in long-term conditions: development and preliminary testing of a new measure
    Nicola Small
    Centre for Primary Care, Institute of Population Health, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Oxford Road Williamson Building, Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:263. 2013
    ..This study presents preliminary data on the development and validation of such a measure...
  5. pmc An organisational analysis of the implementation of telecare and telehealth: the whole systems demonstrator
    Jane Hendy
    University of Surrey, Department of Health Care Management and Policy, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:403. 2012
    ..To investigate organisational factors influencing the implementation challenges of redesigning services for people with long term conditions in three locations in England, using remote care (telehealth and telecare)...
  6. pmc Improving access to psychosocial interventions for common mental health problems in the United Kingdom: narrative review and development of a conceptual model for complex interventions
    Linda Gask
    Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Health Sciences Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, 5th Floor Williamson Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:249. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Exploring barriers to participation and adoption of telehealth and telecare within the Whole System Demonstrator trial: a qualitative study
    Caroline Sanders
    Health Sciences Research Group Primary Care, The University of Manchester, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, Oxford Rd, Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:220. 2012
    ..It explores barriers to participation and adoption of TH and TC from the perspective of people who declined to participate or withdrew from the trial...
  8. pmc Experiences of care planning in England: interviews with patients with long term conditions
    Jenny Newbould
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:71. 2012
    ..However, it is not clear how care planning is currently understood, translated and implemented in primary care. This study explores experience of care planning in patients with long term conditions in three areas in England...
  9. pmc Influence of initial severity of depression on effectiveness of low intensity interventions: meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Peter Bower
    NIHR School for Primary Care Research, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMJ 346:f540. 2013
    ..To assess how initial severity of depression affects the benefit derived from low intensity interventions for depression...
  10. pmc Psychometric properties of the Patient Assessment Of Chronic Illness Care measure: acceptability, reliability and validity in United Kingdom patients with long-term conditions
    Jo Rick
    Centre for Primary Care Research, Institute of Population Health, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre MAHSC, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:293. 2012
    ..We present preliminary data on the psychometric performance of the PACIC in a large sample of UK patients with long-term conditions...
  11. doi request reprint Illness representations in patients with multimorbid long-term conditions: qualitative study
    Peter Bower
    NIHR School for Primary Care Research, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Psychol Health 27:1211-26. 2012
    ....
  12. pmc Delivering stepped care: an analysis of implementation in routine practice
    David A Richards
    Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4QG, UK
    Implement Sci 7:3. 2012
    ..Our objective was to describe patient pathways through stepped care services and the impact of this on patient flow and management...
  13. pmc A cluster randomised controlled trial of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of a 'whole systems' model of self-management support for the management of long- term conditions in primary care: trial protocol
    Peter Bower
    Primary Care Research Group, Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, 5th Floor Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Implement Sci 7:7. 2012
    ....
  14. pmc Social networks, work and network-based resources for the management of long-term conditions: a framework and study protocol for developing self-care support
    Anne Rogers
    Health Sciences Research Group, and Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care CLAHRC for Greater Manchester, School for Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Implement Sci 6:56. 2011
    ..This forms the basis of a novel approach to understanding, designing, and implementing new forms of self-management support...
  15. pmc What work has to be done to implement collaborative care for depression? Process evaluation of a trial utilizing the Normalization Process Model
    Linda Gask
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester UK
    Implement Sci 5:15. 2010
    ..This study utilises the Normalisation Process Model (NPM) to inform the process of implementation of collaborative care in both a future full-scale trial, and the wider health economy...
  16. pmc Developing guided self-help for depression using the Medical Research Council complex interventions framework: a description of the modelling phase and results of an exploratory randomised controlled trial
    Karina Lovell
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 8:91. 2008
    ..This paper (a) describes the modelling phase used to develop a guided self-help intervention for depression in primary care and (b) reports data from an exploratory randomised trial of the intervention...
  17. pmc Trials within trials? Researcher, funder and ethical perspectives on the practicality and acceptability of nesting trials of recruitment methods in existing primary care trials
    Jonathan Graffy
    NIHR School for Primary Care Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:38. 2010
    ..A robust test of recruitment methods involves comparing alternative methods using a randomized trial, 'nested' in an ongoing 'host' trial. There are potential scientific, logistical and ethical obstacles to such studies...
  18. pmc A comprehensive evaluation of the impact of telemonitoring in patients with long-term conditions and social care needs: protocol for the whole systems demonstrator cluster randomised trial
    Peter Bower
    Health Sciences Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:184. 2011
    ..The potential of telehealth and telecare technology to improve care and reduce costs is limited by a lack of rigorous evidence of actual impact...
  19. pmc Can the feedback of patient assessments, brief training, or their combination, improve the interpersonal skills of primary care physicians? A systematic review
    Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:179. 2008
    ..This study therefore reviewed the efficacy of (i) feedback of real patient assessments of interpersonal care skills, (ii) brief training focused on the improvement of interpersonal care (iii) interventions combining both (i) and (ii)..
  20. pmc Researching the mental health needs of hard-to-reach groups: managing multiple sources of evidence
    Christopher Dowrick
    Primary Care Research Group, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:226. 2009
    ..In this paper we describe our methodological approach to managing multiple and diverse sources of evidence, within a research programme to increase equity of access to high quality mental health services in primary care...
  21. pmc An intervention to promote patient participation and self-management in long term conditions: development and feasibility testing
    Joanne Protheroe
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M139PL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:206. 2010
    ..In line with current guidance on the development of complex interventions, our aim was to develop and refine the initial intervention using qualitative methods, prior to more formal evaluation...
  22. pmc The General Practice Assessment Questionnaire (GPAQ) - development and psychometric characteristics
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:13. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development of the GPAQ (with post-consultation and postal versions) and presents a preliminary examination of the psychometric properties of the questionnaire...
  23. pmc The GP Patient Survey for use in primary care in the National Health Service in the UK--development and psychometric characteristics
    John Campbell
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 10:57. 2009
    ..The third such annual survey (2008/9) involved the development of a new survey instrument. We describe the process of that development, and the findings of an extensive pilot survey in UK primary healthcare...
  24. doi request reprint Multimorbidity, service organization and clinical decision making in primary care: a qualitative study
    Peter Bower
    National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Health Sciences Research Group, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Fam Pract 28:579-87. 2011
    ..Primary care professionals often manage patients with multiple long-term health conditions, but managing multimorbidity is challenging given time and resource constraints and interactions between conditions...
  25. doi request reprint Improving recruitment to health research in primary care
    Peter Bower
    National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research, University of Manchester, UK
    Fam Pract 26:391-7. 2009
    ..Recruitment to health research is known to be problematic. However, evidence concerning ways of improving recruitment is sparse...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of counselling in primary care
    P Bower
    University of Manchester, National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK M13 9PL
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD001025. 2006
    ..The prevalence of mental health and psychosocial problems in primary care is high. This review examines the clinical and cost-effectiveness of psychological therapies provided in primary care by counsellors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Collaborative care for depression in primary care. Making sense of a complex intervention: systematic review and meta-regression
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:484-93. 2006
    ..The management of depression in primary care is a significant issue for health services worldwide. "Collaborative care" interventions are effective, but little is known about which aspects of these complex interventions are essential...
  28. pmc Managing common mental health disorders in primary care: conceptual models and evidence base
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 330:839-42. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint The impact of general practitioners' patient-centredness on patients' post-consultation satisfaction and enablement
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:283-99. 2002
    ..The robustness of these findings is considered within the context of study strengths and weaknesses, and implications for future research are discussed...
  30. pmc Setting standards based on patients' views on access and continuity: secondary analysis of data from the general practice assessment survey
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 326:258. 2003
    ..To examine patients' views on access and continuity in general practice to derive quality standards...
  31. ncbi request reprint The association between culture, climate and quality of care in primary health care teams
    Mark Hann
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL
    Fam Pract 24:323-9. 2007
    ..This study sought to examine the association between self-report measures of climate and culture in primary care teams and comprehensive measures of quality of care...
  32. pmc Team structure, team climate and the quality of care in primary care: an observational study
    P Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:273-9. 2003
    ..To determine whether practice structure (for example, list size, number of staff) predicts team processes and whether practice structure and team process in turn predict team outcomes..
  33. pmc What patients want from primary care consultations: a discrete choice experiment to identify patients' priorities
    Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre NPCRDC, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 6:107-15. 2008
    ..Patients' priorities for these different issues need to be understood, but the optimal methods for assessing priorities are unclear. This study used a discrete choice experiment to assess patients' priorities...
  34. pmc Predicting who will benefit from an Expert Patients Programme self-management course
    David Reeves
    University of Manchester, National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 58:198-203. 2008
    ..A randomised controlled trial has demonstrated effectiveness in improving subjective health. However, it is not known whether particular patient characteristics predict the impact of the course...
  35. ncbi request reprint Peoples' understandings of a primary care-based mental health self-help clinic
    Anne Rogers
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:41-6. 2004
    ..Patients may benefit from information and a referral process, which emphasises the centrality of self-efficacy and the patient as 'change agent' prior to referral...
  36. pmc Primary care mental health workers: models of working and evidence of effectiveness
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 52:926-33. 2002
    ..Each model provides different advantages and disadvantages in terms of the four dimensions of outcome...
  37. ncbi request reprint The treatment of child and adolescent mental health problems in primary care: a systematic review
    P Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Fam Pract 18:373-82. 2001
    ..A significant programme of research is required if the potential for child and adolescent mental health services in primary care is to be realized in an effective and efficient way...
  38. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of patients' perceptions of a 'minimal' psychological therapy
    Wendy Macdonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:23-35. 2007
    ..However, to be effective, such interventions must be acceptable to patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Primary mental health workers in child and adolescent mental health services
    Wendy Macdonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 46:78-87. 2004
    ..Issues raised during the early stages of implementation may have important implications for the preparation and development of professionals who undertake the role...
  40. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient-centredness: a comparison of three observation-based instruments
    N Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 39:71-80. 2000
    ..Greater conceptual specificity and simplification are required for meaningful, reliable measurement. The implications for research, and for assessing the quality of individual doctors' 'interpersonal' care are discussed...
  41. pmc Bias in patient assessments of general practice: general practice assessment survey scores in surgery and postal responders
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    Br J Gen Pract 53:126-8. 2003
    ..Regression indicates that the bias reflects both effects and should be considered when GPAS scores are being interpreted...
  42. ncbi request reprint Primary care mental health workers: role expectations, conflict and ambiguity
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 12:336-45. 2004
    ..Given that multiple professionals are involved in mental health care in primary care, issues relating to roles are likely to be crucial in the effective implementation of the new PCMHWs...
  43. pmc The clinical and cost-effectiveness of self-help treatments for anxiety and depressive disorders in primary care: a systematic review
    P Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, M13 9PL
    Br J Gen Pract 51:838-45. 2001
    ..However, the available evidence is limited in quantity and quality and more rigorous trials are required to provide more reliable estimates of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of these treatments...
  44. ncbi request reprint The clinical effectiveness of counselling in primary care: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    P Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester
    Psychol Med 33:203-15. 2003
    ..This study used systematic review methodology to assess the current evidence-base...
  45. ncbi request reprint Domains of consultation research in primary care
    P Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, 5th Floor, Williamson Bldg, Oxford Road, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 45:3-11. 2001
    ..Methods of encouraging work across domains are discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a computerized decision aid in primary care on decision making and quality of life in menorrhagia: results of the MENTIP randomized controlled trial
    Joanne Protheroe
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 27:575-84. 2007
    ..Computerized decision aids have the potential to increase patient involvement in the decision-making process. However, most published evidence concerning the effectiveness of decision aids is from secondary care...
  47. ncbi request reprint The United Kingdom Expert Patients Programme: results and implications from a national evaluation
    Anne Rogers
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Med J Aust 189:S21-4. 2008
    ....
  48. pmc Psychotherapy mediated by remote communication technologies: a meta-analytic review
    Penny E Bee
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 8:60. 2008
    ..This review aimed to determine the clinical effectiveness of remotely communicated, therapist-delivered psychotherapy...
  49. doi request reprint Effects of befriending on depressive symptoms and distress: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nicola Mead
    Research Fellow, NIHR School for Primary Care Research, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:96-101. 2010
    ..There is a need for appropriate, low-cost, non-medical interventions for many individuals. Befriending is an emotional support intervention commonly offered by the voluntary sector...
  50. doi request reprint Improving health and productivity of depressed workers: a pilot randomized controlled trial of telephone cognitive behavioral therapy delivery in workplace settings
    Penny E Bee
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 32:337-40. 2010
    ..To examine the feasibility of telephone-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (T-CBT) in an occupational context, with reference to participant recruitment, treatment adherence, follow-up and effect...
  51. doi request reprint Bringing self-management into clinical view: a qualitative study of long-term condition management in primary care consultations
    Tom Blakeman
    NPCRDC, The University of Manchester Williamson Building, Manchester, UK
    Chronic Illn 6:136-50. 2010
    ..To understand social processes underpinning support for self-management of long-term conditions in primary care...
  52. pmc Factors associated with enablement in general practice: cross-sectional study using routinely-collected data
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 58:346-52. 2008
    ..There is limited evidence concerning factors associated with enablement in UK general practice...
  53. doi request reprint Practice nurses and the facilitation of self-management in primary care
    Wendy Macdonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Manchester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 62:191-9. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study to explore practice nurse involvement in facilitation of self-management for long-term conditions...
  54. ncbi request reprint Retention and future job intentions of graduate primary care mental health workers: a newly developed role in England
    Elaine Harkness
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:S1-18-22. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine retention and future job intentions of graduate PCMHWs at the end of their one-year training...
  55. ncbi request reprint Governing the ethical consumer: identity, choice and the primary care medical encounter
    Ruth McDonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 29:430-56. 2007
    ..These anxieties are exacerbated in a context where citizenship is increasingly being defined in terms of consumer identities, and making good (health) choices might be seen as distinguishing the civilised from the marginalised...
  56. ncbi request reprint What are the key attributes of primary care for patients? Building a conceptual 'map' of patient preferences
    Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Health Expect 9:275-84. 2006
    ..Responding effectively to patient preferences requires a clear understanding of the way in which patients assess primary care services...
  57. pmc A qualitative study of GPs' attitudes to self-management of chronic disease
    Tom Blakeman
    The National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 56:407-14. 2006
    ..However, changes to the way professionals deliver care is complex, and it is important to understand the key drivers and barriers that may operate in the primary care setting...
  58. ncbi request reprint The clinical effectiveness of guided self-help versus waiting-list control in the management of anxiety and depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Psychol Med 35:1633-43. 2005
    ..Assistant psychologists delivered a guided self-help intervention to patients with anxiety and depression who were currently waiting for psychological therapy...
  59. ncbi request reprint Guided self-help in primary care mental health: meta-synthesis of qualitative studies of patient experience
    Nagina Khan
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:206-11. 2007
    ..However, the design of effective self-help interventions is complex. Qualitative research can help to explore some of this complexity...
  60. ncbi request reprint Short report: how often do UK primary care trials face recruitment delays?
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Fam Pract 24:601-3. 2007
    ..Recruitment requiring GPs to gain patient consent was significantly associated with recruitment problems. The data may be useful in the wider drive to improve recruitment in primary care...
  61. doi request reprint Social networks, social capital and chronic illness self-management: a realist review
    Ivaylo Vassilev
    Health Sciences Research Group Primary Care, School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, UK
    Chronic Illn 7:60-86. 2011
    ....
  62. pmc Support for self care for patients with chronic disease
    Anne Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 335:968-70. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint The use of mixed methodology in evaluating complex interventions: identifying patient factors that moderate the effects of a decision aid
    Joanne Protheroe
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Fam Pract 24:594-600. 2007
    ..e. patient factors that were associated with the impact of the intervention)...
  64. pmc The effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a national lay-led self care support programme for patients with long-term conditions: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Anne Kennedy
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:254-61. 2007
    ..However, the clinical and cost effectiveness of such courses remains unclear...
  65. doi request reprint What makes a successful volunteer Expert Patients Programme tutor? Factors predicting satisfaction, productivity and intention to continue tutoring of a new public health workforce in the United Kingdom
    Wendy Macdonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Manchester, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 75:128-34. 2009
    ..This exploratory study aimed to determine what factors predict productivity, intention to continue tutoring, and satisfaction in a sample of volunteer tutors from the Expert Patients Programme...
  66. ncbi request reprint Patient-centredness: a conceptual framework and review of the empirical literature
    N Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 51:1087-110. 2000
    ..Two main approaches to measurement are evaluated: self-report instruments and external observation methods. A number of recommendations concerning the measurement of patient-centredness are made...
  67. ncbi request reprint Symptom attribution and the recognition of psychiatric morbidity
    P Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Fifth Floor, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    J Psychosom Res 48:157-60. 2000
    ..The present study sought to investigate the influence of symptom attribution style on the recognition of psychiatric morbidity by general practitioners (GPs)...
  68. pmc Systematic review of the effect of on-site mental health professionals on the clinical behaviour of general practitioners
    P Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Williamson Building, University of Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMJ 320:614-7. 2000
    ..To review the published literature concerning the effects of on-site mental health professionals on general practitioners' management of mental health...
  69. pmc Meta-analysis of data on costs from trials of counselling in primary care: using individual patient data to overcome sample size limitations in economic analyses
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 326:1247-50. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility of overcoming sample size limitations in economic analyses of clinical trials through meta-analysis of data on individual patients from multiple trials...
  70. ncbi request reprint Recruitment to a trial of self-care skills training in long-term health conditions: analysis of the impact of patient attitudes and preferences
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre NPCRDC, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:49-56. 2006
    ..Key lessons concerning preferences in this patient population and related issues in trial administration are then discussed...
  71. ncbi request reprint What makes self-help interventions effective in the management of depressive symptoms? Meta-analysis and meta-regression
    Judith Gellatly
    Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 37:1217-28. 2007
    ..e. moderators of effect). This study sought to determine whether the content of self-help interventions, the study populations or aspects of study design were the most important moderators...
  72. ncbi request reprint Making sense of patient priorities: applying discrete choice methods in primary care using 'think aloud' technique
    Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Fam Pract 24:276-82. 2007
    ..Although this technique has significant potential in examining priorities, its use raises practical and conceptual issues. This paper describes the development of a DCE evaluating patient priorities in primary care...
  73. ncbi request reprint The changing nature of consultation-liaison in primary care: bridging the gap between research and practice
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 24:63-70. 2002
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Patient-centred consultations and outcomes in primary care: a review of the literature
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 48:51-61. 2002
    ..Although the current evidence base may be suggestive of a relationship between patient-centred consulting behaviour and patient outcomes, the case has not been made definitively...
  75. ncbi request reprint Patient preferences in randomised controlled trials: conceptual framework and implications for research
    Peter Bower
    NPCRDC, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:685-95. 2005
    ..The paper then examines the implications of the model for informed consent and recruitment procedures. Key issues for future research are also outlined...
  76. ncbi request reprint What dimensions underlie patient responses to the General Practice Assessment Survey? A factor analytic study
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Fam Pract 19:489-95. 2002
    ..The General Practice Assessment Survey (GPAS) is a widely used measure. However, it is important that the measures used are valid and interpretable. Factor analysis is a useful method to assist in validation...
  77. pmc Identifying psychosocial interventions that improve both physical and mental health in patients with diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elaine Harkness
    National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Research, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:926-30. 2010
    ..This systematic review sought to identify psychosocial interventions that could improve both the physical and mental health of patients with diabetes...
  78. ncbi request reprint Stepped care in psychological therapies: access, effectiveness and efficiency. Narrative literature review
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 186:11-7. 2005
    ..One proposal to overcome this problem is to increase efficiency of provision through the adoption of briefer 'minimal interventions' within stepped care models...
  79. ncbi request reprint Knowledge transfer and improvement of primary and ambulatory care for patients with anxiety
    Mirrian Smolders
    Centre for Quality of Care Research, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Can J Psychiatry 53:277-93. 2008
    ..To summarize current evidence on the effectiveness of different knowledge transfer and change interventions for improving primary and ambulatory anxiety care to provide guidance to professionals and policy-makers in mental health care...
  80. pmc Improving access to primary mental health care: uncontrolled evaluation of a pilot self-help clinic
    Karina Lovell
    Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, Coupland III, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL karina
    Br J Gen Pract 53:133-5. 2003
    ..They reported similar levels of distress at baseline as patients in traditional psychological therapy services, and comparable outcomes. The self-help clinic approach should be evaluated formally within a randomised controlled trial...
  81. ncbi request reprint Impact of participant and physician intervention preferences on randomized trials: a systematic review
    Michael King
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, England
    JAMA 293:1089-99. 2005
    ..However, randomly allocating patients to treatments that do not accord with their preferences may influence internal and external validity...
  82. ncbi request reprint Costs and consequences of enhanced primary care for depression: systematic review of randomised economic evaluations
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 6DD, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 189:297-308. 2006
    ..Decision-makers are likely to need to know whether these interventions are cost-effective in routine primary care settings...
  83. ncbi request reprint Collaborative care for depression: a cumulative meta-analysis and review of longer-term outcomes
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, England
    Arch Intern Med 166:2314-21. 2006
    ....
  84. doi request reprint Cluster randomized trials produced similar results to individually randomized trials in a meta-analysis of enhanced care for depression
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:160-168. 2008
    ....
  85. pmc Article missed published papers on GPAQ validity
    Martin Roland
    Br J Gen Pract 57:918. 2007
  86. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials with concurrent economic evaluations reported unrepresentatively large clinical effect sizes
    Simon Gilbody
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:781-6. 2007
    ..To examine whether randomized economic evaluations report clinical effectiveness estimates that are unrepresentative of the totality of the research literature...