Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- 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....
- The development of a theory-based intervention to promote appropriate disclosure of a diagnosis of dementiaRobbie 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...
- Evidence-based reproductive health care: getting evidence into practiceRobbie 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
- What do we know about how to do audit and feedback? Pitfalls in applying evidence from a systematic reviewR 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...
- Evidence-based reproductive health: testing times for treatmentsRobbie 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
- About time: diagnostic guidelines that help cliniciansR Foy
Department of Reproductive and Developmental Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9ER, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 12:205-9. 2003....
- Structured career pathways in academic primary careRobbie 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...
- Theory-based identification of barriers to quality improvement: induced abortion careRobbie 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...
- A randomised controlled trial of a tailored multifaceted strategy to promote implementation of a clinical guideline on induced abortion careR Foy
Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
BJOG 111:726-33. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: The tailored multifaceted strategy was ineffective. This was possibly attributable to high pre-intervention compliance and the limited impact of the strategy on factors outside the perceived control of clinical staff...
- The impact of national clinical guidelines on obstetricians in ScotlandR 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...
- How evidence based are recruitment strategies to randomized controlled trials in primary care? Experience from seven studiesR 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...
- Health research funding agencies' support and promotion of knowledge translation: an international studyJacqueline 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...
- Improving induced abortion care in Scotland: enablers and constraintsLale 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...
- Increasing use of a new health technology during the wait for NICE guidance: findings from the third national tracker survey of photodynamic therapyBarny 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...
- Evidence-based reproductive health care: using evidence about diagnostic testsMike 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
- Evidence-based family planning: finding answers to clinical questionsMike Crilly
Department of Public Health, Aberdeen University Medical School, Aberdeen, UK
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:48-52. 2003
- Attributes of clinical recommendations that influence change in practice following audit and feedbackRobbie 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...
- Reforming primary care. Ending inertia but avoiding fatigueFrederick Burge
Can Fam Physician 48:663-5, 671-4. 2002
- 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...
- Behavioural medicine: changing our behaviourTheresa Marteau
BMJ 332:437-8. 2006
- The pathway to induced abortion: women's experiences and general practitioner attitudesSarah Finnie
Neasham Road Surgery, Darlington, UK
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 32:15-8. 2006..Whilst scope exists for improving quality of care and access within present service configurations, alternative approaches that bypass traditional gatekeepers to abortion care should be evaluated...
- The impact of guidelines on mild hypertension in pregnancy: time series analysisRobbie Foy
Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health, Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh
BJOG 111:765-70. 2004..The lack of the intervention effect may be related to the complexity of the guideline recommendations and the nature of the implementation strategy...
- Cracking the systemRobbie Foy
Br J Gen Pract 58:734-5. 2008