Frances Griffiths

Summary

Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Qualitative outcome assessment and research on chronic disease management in general practice. Highlights from a keynote lecture, EGPRN May 2011, Nice
    Frances Griffiths
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 18:53-5. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Social networks--the future for health care delivery
    Frances Griffiths
    University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL, UK
    Soc Sci Med 75:2233-41. 2012
  3. pmc How can continuing professional development better promote shared decision-making? Perspectives from an international collaboration
    France Legare
    Research Center of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:68. 2011
  4. pmc Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 5:62. 2010
  5. pmc Effective continuing professional development for translating shared decision making in primary care: A study protocol
    France Legare
    Research Center of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Knowledge Transfer an Health Technology Assessment Research Group, 10 Espinay, Quebec, QC, G1L 3L5, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:83. 2010
  6. pmc Mammography screening: views from women and primary care physicians in Crete
    Maria Trigoni
    University of Crete, Head of Department of Social Work, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    BMC Womens Health 8:20. 2008
  7. pmc Design considerations in a clinical trial of a cognitive behavioural intervention for the management of low back pain in primary care: Back Skills Training Trial
    Sarah E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Health Sciences Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:14. 2007
  8. pmc Becoming pregnant: exploring the perspectives of women living with diabetes
    Frances Griffiths
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Mediical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL
    Br J Gen Pract 58:184-90. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's control and choice regarding HRT
    F Griffiths
    Primary Care Unit, School of Postgraduate Medicine, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Soc Sci Med 49:469-81. 1999
  10. pmc Group versus individual sessions delivered by a physiotherapist for female urinary incontinence: an interview study with women attending group sessions nested within a randomised controlled trial
    Frances Griffiths
    Health Sciences Research Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Womens Health 9:25. 2009

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Qualitative outcome assessment and research on chronic disease management in general practice. Highlights from a keynote lecture, EGPRN May 2011, Nice
    Frances Griffiths
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 18:53-5. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Social networks--the future for health care delivery
    Frances Griffiths
    University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV4 7AL, UK
    Soc Sci Med 75:2233-41. 2012
    ..Further research is needed to understand how network structure combined with its dynamics will affect the flow of information and potentially the allocation of health care resources...
  3. pmc How can continuing professional development better promote shared decision-making? Perspectives from an international collaboration
    France Legare
    Research Center of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:68. 2011
    ..Shared decision-making is not widely implemented in healthcare. We aimed to set a research agenda about promoting shared decision-making through continuing professional development...
  4. pmc Embedding effective depression care: using theory for primary care organisational and systems change
    Jane M Gunn
    Primary Care Research Unit, The Department of General Practice, School of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Implement Sci 5:62. 2010
    ..We set out to develop a conceptual framework to guide change and the implementation of best practice depression care in the primary care setting...
  5. pmc Effective continuing professional development for translating shared decision making in primary care: A study protocol
    France Legare
    Research Center of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Knowledge Transfer an Health Technology Assessment Research Group, 10 Espinay, Quebec, QC, G1L 3L5, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:83. 2010
    ..Our international collaboration seeks to improve the knowledge base of CPD that targets translating SDM into the clinical practice of primary care in diverse healthcare systems...
  6. pmc Mammography screening: views from women and primary care physicians in Crete
    Maria Trigoni
    University of Crete, Head of Department of Social Work, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    BMC Womens Health 8:20. 2008
    ..This study reports on the use of mammography among middle-aged women in rural Crete and investigates barriers to mammography screening encountered by women and their primary care physicians...
  7. pmc Design considerations in a clinical trial of a cognitive behavioural intervention for the management of low back pain in primary care: Back Skills Training Trial
    Sarah E Lamb
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Health Sciences Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:14. 2007
    ..Risk factors for the development and persistence of LBP include physical and psychological factors. However, most research activity has focused on physical solutions including manipulation, exercise training and activity promotion...
  8. pmc Becoming pregnant: exploring the perspectives of women living with diabetes
    Frances Griffiths
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Mediical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL
    Br J Gen Pract 58:184-90. 2008
    ..Most women enter pregnancy with inadequate blood glucose control. Interview studies with women suggest the concept of 'planned' and 'unplanned' pregnancies is unhelpful...
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's control and choice regarding HRT
    F Griffiths
    Primary Care Unit, School of Postgraduate Medicine, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Soc Sci Med 49:469-81. 1999
    ..The results are also used to test the limits of the theory of medicalisation and to inform doctors of the issues women may bring to a consultation about HRT...
  10. pmc Group versus individual sessions delivered by a physiotherapist for female urinary incontinence: an interview study with women attending group sessions nested within a randomised controlled trial
    Frances Griffiths
    Health Sciences Research Unit, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Womens Health 9:25. 2009
    ..group physiotherapy sessions for the management of female urinary incontinence and whether the experience changed their views; and to gather recommendations from women attending group sessions on the design and delivery of these sessions..
  11. doi request reprint Developing evidence for how to tailor medical interventions for the individual patient
    Frances Griffiths
    University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 20:1629-41. 2010
    ..Our analysis approach is the first step in developing a categorization of individuals that might be useful in tailoring health care interventions to the individual...
  12. ncbi request reprint Understanding the diversity and dynamics of living with diabetes: a feasibility study focusing on the case
    Frances Griffiths
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Chronic Illn 3:29-45. 2007
    ..However, the dynamic, relational nature of the attributes is easily lost from view. How people function in terms of time, change and interaction may be most important for tailoring interventions for improved health outcome...
  13. pmc The productivity of primary care research networks
    F Griffiths
    Primary Care Unit, University of Warwick
    Br J Gen Pract 50:913-5. 2000
    ..Networks can audit and reflect on their success in promoting such relationships and a more formal qualitative evaluation by an independent observer can document their success to those responsible for funding...
  14. pmc The nature of medical evidence and its inherent uncertainty for the clinical consultation: qualitative study
    Frances Griffiths
    Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
    BMJ 330:511. 2005
    ..To describe how clinicians deal with the uncertainty inherent in medical evidence in clinical consultations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Health professionals, their medical interventions and uncertainty: a study focusing on women at midlife
    F Griffiths
    Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands CV47AL, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1078-90. 2006
    ..This may continue to dominate how we perceive responsibilities for health until we establish a conceptual framework that recognises the complex interaction of many factors at macro and micro level affecting health...
  16. pmc Why are health care interventions delivered over the internet? A systematic review of the published literature
    Frances Griffiths
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Center for Primary Health Care Studies, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK CV4 7AL
    J Med Internet Res 8:e10. 2006
    ..As Internet use grows, health interventions are increasingly being delivered online. Pioneering researchers are using the networking potential of the Internet, and several of them have evaluated these interventions...
  17. doi request reprint Effectiveness and impact of networked communication interventions in young people with mental health conditions: a systematic review
    Steven Martin
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 85:e108-19. 2011
    ..Examine the effectiveness and impacts of the networked communication technologies used by health care professionals for the treatment of adolescents/young adults with mental health disorders...
  18. pmc Automated electronic reminders to facilitate primary cardiovascular disease prevention: randomised controlled trial
    Tim A Holt
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick, Coventry
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e137-43. 2010
    ..Primary care databases contain cardiovascular disease risk factor data, but practical tools are required to improve identification of at-risk patients...
  19. doi request reprint Family health narratives: midlife women's concepts of vulnerability to illness
    Antje Lindenmeyer
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health (London) 12:275-93. 2008
    ..Women tended to look at the whole family as the context for their perceptions of vulnerability, developing complex patterns of resemblance or difference within their families...
  20. doi request reprint "They're made in factories and not by witches on the allotment": a qualitative study of midlife women in the united kingdom, exploring their approaches to complementary and alternative medicines
    Antje Lindenmeyer
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Care Women Int 32:1046-67. 2011
    ..Four overall approaches could be discerned (political-critical, pragmatic, careful and wellbeing-oriented) that dynamically interacted with women's experiences...
  21. doi request reprint Screening for breast cancer: medicalization, visualization and the embodied experience
    Frances Griffiths
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health (London) 14:653-68. 2010
    ..The authors argue that reliance on visualizing technology may create a fragmented sense of the body, separating the at risk breast from embodied experience...
  22. doi request reprint Verbal and non-verbal behavior of doctors and patients in primary care consultations - how this relates to patient enablement
    Teresa Pawlikowska
    Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 86:70-6. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Resilience as a response to the stigma of depression: a mixed methods analysis
    Felicity Boardman
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 135:267-76. 2011
    ..There is a need for studies which examine how the stigma of depression intersects with responses to depression...
  24. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of young people with diabetes to an Internet-based virtual clinic
    Pam Lowe
    Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 11:59-60. 2005
    ..Responses to open questions indicated that 24-hour access and anonymity in asking questions were also valued. A virtual clinic appears to be a possible method of health-care delivery to young people with diabetes...
  25. pmc Identifying individuals for primary cardiovascular disease prevention in UK general practice: priorities and resource implications
    Tim A Holt
    Health Services Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry
    Br J Gen Pract 58:495-8. 2008
    ..2% of patients aged over 50 years with established cardiovascular disease had at least one modifiable risk factor outside the audit target of the Quality and Outcomes Framework. Implications for resource allocation are discussed...
  26. doi request reprint 'The family is part of the treatment really': a qualitative exploration of collective health narratives in families
    Antje Lindenmeyer
    University of Warwick, UK
    Health (London) 15:401-15. 2011
    ..From these, a picture developed of what the family was 'like' in health terms. Overall, experiential knowledge and family narrative was interwoven with expert discourse to form a complex understanding of medical family histories...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of the Diabetes Manual 1:1 structured education in primary care
    J A Sturt
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Diabet Med 25:722-31. 2008
    ..To determine the effects of the Diabetes Manual on glycaemic control, diabetes-related distress and confidence to self-care of patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  28. doi request reprint The impact of patient and public involvement on UK NHS health care: a systematic review
    Carole Mockford
    Royal College of Nursing Research Institute, School of Health and Social Studies, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:28-38. 2012
    ..It also examined how PPI is being defined, theorized and conceptualized, and how the impact of PPI is captured or measured...
  29. pmc Complexity science and its relevance for primary health care research
    Frances Griffiths
    University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Ann Fam Med 5:377-8. 2007
  30. pmc Study protocol: improving patient choice in treating low back pain (IMPACT-LBP): a randomised controlled trial of a decision support package for use in physical therapy
    Shilpa Patel
    University of Warwick, Clinical Trials Unit, Warwick Medical School, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV47AL, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:52. 2011
    ..The package will be designed to assist both therapist and patient...
  31. doi request reprint Patient engagement with a diabetes self-management intervention
    Antje Lindenmeyer
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Chronic Illn 6:306-16. 2010
    ....
  32. pmc Systematic review of communication technologies to promote access and engagement of young people with diabetes into healthcare
    Paul Sutcliffe
    Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
    BMC Endocr Disord 11:1. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  33. pmc Evaluation of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Families for Health V2 for the treatment of childhood obesity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Wendy Robertson
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Trials 14:81. 2013
    ..Families for Health V1 showed sustained reductions in overweight after 2 years in a pilot evaluation, but lacks a randomized controlled trial (RCT) evidence base...
  34. ncbi request reprint The management of new primary care organizations: an international perspective
    Geoffrey Meads
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 19:166-73. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Reflections from organization science on the development of primary health care research networks
    E Fenton
    Centre for Creativity, Strategy and Change, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Fam Pract 18:540-4. 2001
    ..This paper draws on organizational science to reflect on why primary care research networks appear to be appropriate for primary care research and how their structures and processes can best enable the achievement of their aims...
  36. pmc The use of cardiovascular risk factor information in practice databases
    Tim Holt
    Br J Gen Pract 56:883-4. 2006
  37. pmc Taking hormone replacement therapy
    Frances Griffiths
    BMJ 327:820-1. 2003
  38. pmc Designing and evaluating complex interventions to improve health care
    Neil C Campbell
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    BMJ 334:455-9. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Women's decision making about the use of natural health products at menopause: a needs assessment and patient decision aid
    France Legare
    Department of Family Medicine, Universite Laval, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hopital Saint Francois d Assise, Quebec, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 13:741-49. 2007
    ..To identify the decision-making needs of women about the use of natural health products (NHP) at menopause and to develop a decision aid responsive to their needs...