Mary Dixon-Woods

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Affiliation: University of Leicester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc How collaborative are quality improvement collaboratives: a qualitative study in stroke care
    Pam Carter
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Implement Sci 9:32. 2014
  2. pmc Explaining Matching Michigan: an ethnographic study of a patient safety program
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Implement Sci 8:70. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Learning through observation: the role of ethnography in improving critical care
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:639-42. 2010
  4. pmc What counts? An ethnographic study of infection data reported to a patient safety program
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Milbank Q 90:548-91. 2012
  5. pmc Ten challenges in improving quality in healthcare: lessons from the Health Foundation's programme evaluations and relevant literature
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leicester, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:876-84. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint What do research ethics committees say about applications to do cancer trials?
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:700-1. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Regulation and the social licence for medical research
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
    Med Health Care Philos 11:381-91. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Beyond "misunderstanding": written information and decisions about taking part in a genetic epidemiology study
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:2212-22. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Written work: the social functions of Research Ethics Committee letters
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Group, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:792-802. 2007
  10. pmc Why is compliance with occlusion therapy for amblyopia so hard? A qualitative study
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:491-4. 2006

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  1. pmc How collaborative are quality improvement collaboratives: a qualitative study in stroke care
    Pam Carter
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Implement Sci 9:32. 2014
    ..This literature has been relatively neglected in evaluations of QICs, even though they are founded on principles of co-operation and sharing...
  2. pmc Explaining Matching Michigan: an ethnographic study of a patient safety program
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Implement Sci 8:70. 2013
    ..Matching Michigan, a patient safety program aimed at decreasing central line infections in over 200 intensive care units (ICUs) in England, may be an example of both. We aimed to explain why these apparent effects may have occurred...
  3. doi request reprint Learning through observation: the role of ethnography in improving critical care
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:639-42. 2010
    ..To determine the conditions under which ethnographic research is a useful tool for reflexive self-learning and enhanced performance in critical care units...
  4. pmc What counts? An ethnographic study of infection data reported to a patient safety program
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Milbank Q 90:548-91. 2012
    ..An opportunity for such a study was presented by a patient safety program requiring intensive care units (ICUs) in England to submit monthly data on central venous catheter bloodstream infections (CVC-BSIs)...
  5. pmc Ten challenges in improving quality in healthcare: lessons from the Health Foundation's programme evaluations and relevant literature
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leicester, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:876-84. 2012
    ..The authors aimed to integrate lessons from evaluations of the Health Foundation's improvement programmes with relevant literature...
  6. ncbi request reprint What do research ethics committees say about applications to do cancer trials?
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:700-1. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Regulation and the social licence for medical research
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
    Med Health Care Philos 11:381-91. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Beyond "misunderstanding": written information and decisions about taking part in a genetic epidemiology study
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:2212-22. 2007
    ..These questions need to be addressed through engagement and dialogue between the research, research participants, social science, and ethics communities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Written work: the social functions of Research Ethics Committee letters
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Group, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:792-802. 2007
    ..Letters are the critical point at which RECs act on researchers and their projects...
  10. pmc Why is compliance with occlusion therapy for amblyopia so hard? A qualitative study
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:491-4. 2006
    ..To explore parents' perceptions and experiences of occlusion (patching) therapy for treatment of amblyopia in children...
  11. ncbi request reprint Appraising qualitative research for inclusion in systematic reviews: a quantitative and qualitative comparison of three methods
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:42-7. 2007
    ..We aimed to compare three methods for appraising qualitative research papers that were candidates for inclusion in a systematic review of evidence on support for breast-feeding...
  12. ncbi request reprint Researching chronic childhood illness: the example of childhood cancer
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Chronic Illn 2:165-77. 2006
    ..To provide an overview of issues raised by conducting research in the area of chronic childhood illness, using the example of childhood cancer...
  13. pmc Conducting a critical interpretive synthesis of the literature on access to healthcare by vulnerable groups
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:35. 2006
    ..This approach is sensitised to the processes of conventional systematic review methodology and draws on recent advances in methods for interpretive synthesis...
  14. doi request reprint Do research ethics committees identify process errors in applications for ethical approval?
    E Angell
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Med Ethics 35:130-2. 2009
    ..Important questions arise about why the level of error identified by RECs is so high, and about how errors of different types should be handled...
  15. doi request reprint Why do people cooperate with medical research? Findings from three studies
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 68:2215-22. 2009
    ..Attention to the institutional context of research is critical to understanding what makes cooperation possible, and has important implications for the design of regulatory regimes for research...
  16. pmc Problems and promises of innovation: why healthcare needs to rethink its love/hate relationship with the new
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, Adrian Building, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:i47-51. 2011
    ..A new recognition of the problems of innovation is proposed and it is argued that new approaches to addressing them are needed...
  17. doi request reprint Providing the results of research to participants: a mixed-method study of the benefits and challenges of a consultative approach
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    Clin Trials 8:330-41. 2011
    ..How best to provide the findings of research to study participants remains poorly understood...
  18. pmc Explaining Michigan: developing an ex post theory of a quality improvement program
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, Adrian Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7AH, UK
    Milbank Q 89:167-205. 2011
    ..Understanding how and why programs work-not simply whether they work-is crucial. Good theory is indispensable to advancing the science of improvement. We argue for the usefulness of ex post theorization of programs...
  19. pmc Using framework-based synthesis for conducting reviews of qualitative studies
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Med 9:39. 2011
    ..Please see related article: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2288/11/29...
  20. doi request reprint How will it work? A qualitative study of strategic stakeholders' accounts of a patient safety initiative
    M Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Adrian Building, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:74-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to identify how strategic stakeholders understood and responded to the first phase of the Health Foundation's Safer Patients Initiative, a programme aimed at making hospitals safer for patients in the UK...
  21. ncbi request reprint Why is patient safety so hard? A selective review of ethnographic studies
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 15:11-6. 2010
    ..Addressing safety problems requires acknowledgement that patient safety is not simply a technical issue, but a site of organizational and professional politics...
  22. ncbi request reprint An ethnographic study of classifying and accounting for risk at the sharp end of medical wards
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Dept of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 69:362-9. 2009
    ..These ways of identifying, evaluating and addressing risks are likely to be highly influential in staff responses to efforts to effect change, and highlight the challenges in designing and implementing patient safety interventions...
  23. doi request reprint Research involving adults who lack capacity: how have research ethics committees interpreted the requirements?
    M Dixon-Woods
    Mary Dixon Woods, Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, 2nd Floor Adrian Building, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    J Med Ethics 35:377-81. 2009
    ..Improved clarity, explicitness and accuracy are needed when submitting and reviewing applications for ethical review of research in this area...
  24. pmc Receiving a summary of the results of a trial: qualitative study of participants' views
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP
    BMJ 332:206-10. 2006
    ..To explore trial participants' responses to receiving a summary of the results of a trial in pregnancy...
  25. pmc Women's accounts of consenting to surgery: is consent a quality problem?
    M Habiba
    Reproductive Sceinces Section, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:422-7. 2004
    ..Investigation of patients' perceptions and priorities are important in understanding the quality of the consent process...
  26. ncbi request reprint Parents' accounts of obtaining a diagnosis of childhood cancer
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, UK
    Lancet 357:670-4. 2001
    ..However, the process of arriving at a diagnosis of childhood cancer has been neglected in comparison with the attention given to cancers in adults. We investigated parents' narratives about the period before their child's diagnosis...
  27. pmc The problem of appraising qualitative research
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:223-5. 2004
    ..There will be difficulties in doing this because some aspects of qualitative research, particularly those relating to quality of insight and interpretation, will remain difficult to appraise and will rely largely on subjective judgement...
  28. ncbi request reprint Childhood cancer and users' views: a critical perspective
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 11:173-7. 2002
    ..We conclude by identifying areas where both empirical research and theoretical development are needed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Writing wrongs? An analysis of published discourses about the use of patient information leaflets
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 52:1417-32. 2001
    ....
  30. pmc Choosing and using services for sexual health: a qualitative study of women's views
    M Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 77:335-9. 2001
    ..To explore women's accounts of choosing and using specialist services for sexual health...
  31. doi request reprint Unblinding following trial participation: qualitative study of participants' perspectives
    Natalie Armstrong
    Sapphire Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Clin Trials 10:97-103. 2013
    ..The implications of offering unblinding to trial participants to treatment arm after trial completion have been little explored...
  32. doi request reprint Consent to tissue banking for research: qualitative study and recommendations
    Carmen Soto
    Department of Infection, Immunity and Infl ammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Arch Dis Child 97:632-6. 2012
    ..To explore how families of children with cancer experience giving consent for tissue banking and to produce recommendations on good practice...
  33. pmc Optimizing patient involvement in quality improvement
    Natalie Armstrong
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Health Expect 16:e36-47. 2013
    ..We aimed to characterize patient involvement in three improvement projects and to identify strengths and weaknesses of contrasting approaches...
  34. ncbi request reprint Synthesising qualitative and quantitative evidence: a review of possible methods
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, LE1 6TP Leicester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 10:45-53. 2005
    ..There is an urgent need for robust ways of incorporating qualitative evidence into systematic reviews...
  35. ncbi request reprint Breaking the ceremonial order: patients' and doctors' accounts of removal from a general practitioner's list
    Tim Stokes
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE5 4PW
    Sociol Health Illn 28:611-36. 2006
    ....
  36. pmc Continuity and trust in primary care: a qualitative study informed by game theory
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Ann Fam Med 8:440-6. 2010
    ..The relationship between continuity of care and patient trust in primary care is not fully understood. We report an empirical investigation, informed by game theory, of patients' accounts of their trust in general practitioners (GPs)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Why do women consent to surgery, even when they do not want to? An interactionist and Bourdieusian analysis
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2742-53. 2006
    ..Far from reinforcing autonomy, the process may reinforce rather than disrupt passivity, but more generally our findings raise the question of the extent to which autonomy is an illusory goal...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ending the doctor-patient relationship in general practice: a proposed model
    Tim Stokes
    Division of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE54PW
    Fam Pract 21:507-14. 2004
    ..The doctor-patient relationship in general practice is often viewed by practitioner and patient alike as a long-term 'personal' relationship. Little, however, is known about how such relationships are ended in general practice...
  39. ncbi request reprint Parenting in a crisis: conceptualising mothers of children with cancer
    Bridget Young
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Mary Dixon Woods, 22 28 Princess Road West, LE1 6TP, Leicester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:1835-47. 2002
    ..Caring for a child with cancer had many adverse implications for the quality of life of the women we studied. Mothers of a child with cancer warrant study in their own right, and such study benefits from interpretive perspectives...
  40. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of choosing and using an NHS Walk-in Centre
    Clare J Jackson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Fam Pract 22:269-74. 2005
    ..NHS Walk-in Centres have been introduced to improve access to healthcare in the UK. Little is understood about why people choose Walk-in Centres from among the range of options available to them...
  41. ncbi request reprint Informed consent for elective and emergency surgery: questionnaire study
    Andrea Akkad
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Leicester, UK
    BJOG 111:1133-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate women's experience of giving consent to obstetric and gynaecological surgery and to examine differences between those undergoing elective and emergency procedures...
  42. pmc Effect of NHS walk-in centre on local primary healthcare services: before and after observational study
    Ronald T Hsu
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP
    BMJ 326:530. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of an NHS walk-in centre on local primary and emergency healthcare services...
  43. ncbi request reprint Breaking up is never easy: GPs' accounts of removing patients from their lists
    Tim Stokes
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Fam Pract 20:628-34. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to understand why GPs choose to end their relationship with patients by removing them from their lists...
  44. doi request reprint Why is U.K. medicine no longer a self-regulating profession? The role of scandals involving "bad apple" doctors
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Dept of Health Sciences, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 73:1452-9. 2011
    ..The new rebalancing of the "countervailing powers" has dislodged the profession as the senior partner in the regulation of doctors, but may introduce new risks...
  45. pmc Finding qualitative research: an evaluation of search strategies
    Rachel L Shaw
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TP, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 4:5. 2004
    ..However, qualitative evidence can be difficult to search for and identify, and the effectiveness of different types of search strategies is unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint Doing accountability: a discourse analysis of research ethics committee letters
    Michelle O'Reilly
    Greenwood Institute of Child Health, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 31:246-61. 2009
    ....
  47. pmc Culture and behaviour in the English National Health Service: overview of lessons from a large multimethod study
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 23:106-15. 2014
    ..Problems of quality and safety persist in health systems worldwide. We conducted a large research programme to examine culture and behaviour in the English National Health Service (NHS)...
  48. doi request reprint Do informed consent documents for cancer trials do what they should? A study of manifest and latent functions
    Natalie Armstrong
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH
    Sociol Health Illn 34:1230-45. 2012
    ..Patients make decisions in ways that deviate from official ideals. This analysis is important in recognising that no simple technical fix is available, and in enhancing sociological understanding of the institutional role of documents...
  49. ncbi request reprint Quality improvement through clinical communities: eight lessons for practice
    Emma Louise Aveling
    University of Leicester, Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, Leicester, UK
    J Health Organ Manag 26:158-74. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review and synthesise relevant literature to provide practical lessons on how to use community-based approaches to improve quality...
  50. ncbi request reprint Consent for childhood cancer tissue banking in the UK: the effect of the Human Tissue Act 2004
    Jean McHale
    Faculty of Law, University of Leicester, UK
    Lancet Oncol 8:266-72. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Representing childhood cancer: accounts from newspapers and parents
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester
    Sociol Health Illn 25:143-64. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint What do they know?: a content analysis of women's perceptions of trial information
    Sara Kenyon
    Clinical Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine, University of Leicester, UK
    BJOG 111:1341-5. 2004
    ..To examine interpretations of study information by women participating in ORACLE, a trial of antibiotics in preterm labour...
  53. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing repeat caesarean section: qualitative exploratory study of obstetricians' and midwives' accounts
    Pallavi Kamal
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    BJOG 112:1054-60. 2005
    ..To explore the views of health professionals on the factors influencing repeat caesarean section...
  54. doi request reprint Between surveillance and subjectification: professionals and the governance of quality and patient safety in English hospitals
    Graham P Martin
    University of Leicester, Department of Health Sciences, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 99:80-8. 2013
    ..We offer an alternative, less individualised and more socialised, understanding of the way in which power acts upon subjectivity and behaviour in professional contexts. ..
  55. ncbi request reprint Organising services for influenza vaccination for older people
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:85-90. 2004
    ..To follow up a trial of home-administered influenza vaccination of older people to explore reasons for their immunisation behaviour, including their views on the organisation of services...
  56. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting uptake of childhood immunisation: a Bayesian synthesis of qualitative and quantitative evidence
    Karen A Roberts
    Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Lancet 360:1596-9. 2002
    ..Further development of our methods might enable rigorous synthesis of qualitative and quantitative evidence in this and other contexts...
  57. doi request reprint Education and self-management for people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study of patients' views
    Elizabeth Ockleford
    Social Science Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TP, UK
    Chronic Illn 4:28-37. 2008
    ..The intervention arm of the trial was based on DESMOND, a structured programme of group education sessions aimed at enabling self-management of diabetes, while the standard arm was usual care from general practices...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lay evaluation of services for childhood asthma
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 10:503-11. 2002
    ..They also drew on lay standards to evaluate care. Children and young people are willing and able to give active and critical views on health services. Parents' views should also be sought in their own right...
  59. doi request reprint Women's views and experiences of a patient preference trial in surgery: a qualitative study of the CARPET1 trial
    Clare J Jackson
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Clin Trials 7:696-704. 2010
    ..Patients' perspectives on surgical RCTs, especially those including a patient preference option, have received little attention...
  60. pmc Patients' accounts of being removed from their general practitioner's list: qualitative study
    Tim Stokes
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE5 4PW
    BMJ 326:1316. 2003
    ..To explore patients' accounts of being removed from a general practitioner's list...
  61. doi request reprint The role of primary care professionals in women's experiences of cervical cancer screening: a qualitative study
    Natalie Armstrong
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Fam Pract 29:462-6. 2012
    ..The UK Cervical Screening Programme, delivered mostly through primary care, commands impressive levels of public support. However, considerable evidence suggests that women find the experience of screening problematic...
  62. doi request reprint Reciprocal peer review for quality improvement: an ethnographic case study of the Improving Lung Cancer Outcomes Project
    Emma Louise Aveling
    Department of Health Sciences, Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research SAPPHIRE Group, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:1034-41. 2012
    ..We aimed to describe a specific peer review model-reciprocal peer-to-peer review (RP2PR)-to identify the features that appeared to support optimal functioning...
  63. doi request reprint Primary care quality and safety systems in the English National Health Service: a case study of a new type of primary care provider
    Richard Baker
    Professor of Quality in Health Care, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 19:34-41. 2014
    ..We sought to characterize the quality and safety systems and processes used in one large, privately owned company providing primary care through a chain of over 50 general practices in England...
  64. ncbi request reprint Teaching and learning about human sexuality in undergraduate medical education
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, UK
    Med Educ 36:432-40. 2002
    ..This evaluation suggests that the course is successful in reducing students' anxieties about human sexuality and improving their confidence in developing appropriate skills...
  65. pmc Managing communication with young people who have a potentially life threatening chronic illness: qualitative study of patients and parents
    Bridget Young
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX
    BMJ 326:305. 2003
    ..To examine young people's and parents' accounts of communication about cancer in childhood...
  66. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of women into trials
    Hazel Thornton
    Lancet 359:164-5. 2002
  67. ncbi request reprint Whose interest? British newspaper reporting of use of medical records for research
    Lindsey Brown
    The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:140-5. 2008
    ..There is increasing debate about the ethics of using medical records for research. We aimed to characterize newspaper reporting in this area...
  68. ncbi request reprint Improving recruitment to clinical trials for cancer in childhood
    Kathy Pritchard-Jones
    Section of Paediatric Oncology Children s Unit, The Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:392-9. 2008
    ..The introduction of new paediatric regulations in Canada and the USA and Europe should encourage manufacturers of new anticancer drugs to lend support to clinical trials of cancer in childhood...
  69. pmc Patients' perceptions of written consent: questionnaire study
    Andrea Akkad
    Reproductive Science Section, Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine, University of Leicester, Leicester LE2 7LX
    BMJ 333:528. 2006
    ..To examine patients' understanding of the status, function, and remit of written consent to surgery...
  70. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the health-related quality of life of disabled children
    Bridget Young
    Division of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:660-5. 2007
    ..We recommend that further consideration be given to inclusion of these areas in the assessment of HRQoL of disabled children...
  71. ncbi request reprint Identity and role in parenting a child with cancer
    Bridget Young
    Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK
    Pediatr Rehabil 5:209-14. 2002
    ....
  72. pmc Effect of media portrayals of removal of children's tissue on UK tumour bank
    Clive Seale
    School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
    BMJ 331:401-3. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint What is chronic illness?
    Christopher Dowrick
    Chronic Illn 1:1-6. 2005
  74. pmc Participating in primary care research
    Robert K McKinley
    Br J Gen Pract 52:971-2. 2002