R Foy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Appropriate disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia: identifying the key behaviours of 'best practice'
    Jan Lecouturier
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:95. 2008
  2. pmc The development of a theory-based intervention to promote appropriate disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia
    Robbie Foy
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:207. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based reproductive health care: getting evidence into practice
    Robbie Foy
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:17-20. 2004
  4. pmc What do we know about how to do audit and feedback? Pitfalls in applying evidence from a systematic review
    R Foy
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:50. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based reproductive health: testing times for treatments
    Robbie Foy
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:165-8. 2003
  6. pmc About time: diagnostic guidelines that help clinicians
    R Foy
    Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9ER, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:205-9. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Structured career pathways in academic primary care
    Robbie Foy
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Fam Pract 25:63-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Theory-based identification of barriers to quality improvement: induced abortion care
    Robbie Foy
    Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:147-55. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of a tailored multifaceted strategy to promote implementation of a clinical guideline on induced abortion care
    R Foy
    Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
    BJOG 111:726-33. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of national clinical guidelines on obstetricians in Scotland
    R Foy
    Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health (SPCERH, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
    Health Bull (Edinb) 59:364-72. 2001

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. pmc Appropriate disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia: identifying the key behaviours of 'best practice'
    Jan Lecouturier
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:95. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc The development of a theory-based intervention to promote appropriate disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia
    Robbie Foy
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:207. 2007
    ..We set out to develop an intervention to promote appropriate disclosure of a diagnosis of dementia based on theoretical and empirical work...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based reproductive health care: getting evidence into practice
    Robbie Foy
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:17-20. 2004
  4. pmc What do we know about how to do audit and feedback? Pitfalls in applying evidence from a systematic review
    R Foy
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:50. 2005
    ..We set out to assess whether current guidance and systematic review evidence can sufficiently inform practical decisions about how to use audit and feedback to improve quality of care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based reproductive health: testing times for treatments
    Robbie Foy
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:165-8. 2003
  6. pmc About time: diagnostic guidelines that help clinicians
    R Foy
    Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9ER, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:205-9. 2003
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Structured career pathways in academic primary care
    Robbie Foy
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Fam Pract 25:63-7. 2008
    ..It is largely based upon the authors' experiences and personal reflections as medically trained researchers but many of the implications and lessons are relevant to other clinical and research disciplines...
  8. ncbi request reprint Theory-based identification of barriers to quality improvement: induced abortion care
    Robbie Foy
    Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:147-55. 2005
    ..There is little empirical evidence on factors that influence compliance with the guideline. A better understanding of such factors is needed for quality improvement initiatives...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of a tailored multifaceted strategy to promote implementation of a clinical guideline on induced abortion care
    R Foy
    Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
    BJOG 111:726-33. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of a tailored multifaceted strategy, delivered by a national clinical effectiveness programme, to implement a guideline on induced abortion...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of national clinical guidelines on obstetricians in Scotland
    R Foy
    Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health (SPCERH, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
    Health Bull (Edinb) 59:364-72. 2001
    ..This is possibly because the guidelines for these topics were relatively complicated to understand and apply, and established patterns of practice more resistant to change...
  11. ncbi request reprint How evidence based are recruitment strategies to randomized controlled trials in primary care? Experience from seven studies
    R Foy
    Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9ET, UK
    Fam Pract 20:83-92. 2003
    ..However, uncertainty exists regarding the relative effectiveness of different methods to promote recruitment...
  12. pmc Health research funding agencies' support and promotion of knowledge translation: an international study
    Jacqueline M Tetroe
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Milbank Q 86:125-55. 2008
    ..Our team asked thirty-three agencies from Australia, Canada, France, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, and the United States about their role in promoting the results of the research they fund...
  13. ncbi request reprint Improving induced abortion care in Scotland: enablers and constraints
    Lale Say
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 31:20-3. 2005
    ..Induced abortion is the most common gynaecological procedure in Scotland. Despite several recent initiatives to improve the quality of abortion care, inappropriate variations in care remain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increasing use of a new health technology during the wait for NICE guidance: findings from the third national tracker survey of photodynamic therapy
    Barny Foot
    The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:52-5. 2004
    ..Over three annual tracker surveys, we describe trends in the provision of PDT in the NHS and potential difficulties in the implementation of NICE guidance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based reproductive health care: using evidence about diagnostic tests
    Mike Crilly
    Department of Public Health, Aberdeen University Medical School, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:245-8. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based family planning: finding answers to clinical questions
    Mike Crilly
    Department of Public Health, Aberdeen University Medical School, Aberdeen, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:48-52. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Attributes of clinical recommendations that influence change in practice following audit and feedback
    Robbie Foy
    The University of Edinburgh, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 37 Chalmers Street, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:717-22. 2002
    ..Recommendations seen as incompatible with clinician values are associated with lower compliance but greater behavioral change following audit and feedback...
  18. pmc Reforming primary care. Ending inertia but avoiding fatigue
    Frederick Burge
    Can Fam Physician 48:663-5, 671-4. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Do clinical guidelines enhance safe practice in obstetrics and gynaecology?
    Gillian Penney
    Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health, Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh, Office 64, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Aberdeen, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:657-73. 2007
    ..We suggest a pragmatic framework to assist policy-makers and clinicians in deciding how best to use the scarce resources available for quality-improvement activities...
  20. pmc Behavioural medicine: changing our behaviour
    Theresa Marteau
    BMJ 332:437-8. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint The pathway to induced abortion: women's experiences and general practitioner attitudes
    Sarah Finnie
    Neasham Road Surgery, Darlington, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 32:15-8. 2006
    ..The study objective was to identify service-related delays and barriers faced by women seeking abortion care...
  22. ncbi request reprint The impact of guidelines on mild hypertension in pregnancy: time series analysis
    Robbie Foy
    Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health, Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh
    BJOG 111:765-70. 2004
    ..To determine the impact of a national strategy to promote implementation of a guideline on the management of mild, non-proteinuric hypertension in pregnancy...
  23. pmc Cracking the system
    Robbie Foy
    Br J Gen Pract 58:734-5. 2008