Affiliation: University of Oxford
- 'All in the same boat'? Patient and carer attitudes to peer support and social comparison in Motor Neurone Disease (MND)Louise Locock
Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford, Old Rd Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
Soc Sci Med 71:1498-505. 2010..Choosing isolation can be a deliberate defensive strategy, to protect oneself from witnessing one's possible future. Levels of involvement may change over time as people struggle with their changing needs and fears...
- Personal benefit, or benefiting others? Deciding whether to take part in clinical trialsLouise Locock
Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK
Clin Trials 8:85-93. 2011..Much previous research suggests that people take part in clinical trials mostly for altruistic reasons, and that deriving personal benefit is a secondary consideration...
- Biographical disruption, abruption and repair in the context of motor neurone diseaseLouise Locock
DIPEx Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford
Sociol Health Illn 31:1043-58. 2009..We also found instances of biographical repair, as participants sought to make sense of their remaining life, restore normality and control, and find new meaning and identity...
- Women's accounts of the physical sensation of chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis: expectations and experienceLouise Locock
DIPEx Research Group, Department of Primary Care, Old Rd Campus, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
Midwifery 26:64-75. 2010..to understand women's expectations and experience of discomfort during chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis, and relate them to aspects of clinical practice...
- Parents' experiences of universal screening for haemoglobin disorders: implications for practice in a new genetics eraLouise Locock
Department of Primary Care, University of Oxford, Oxford
Br J Gen Pract 58:161-8. 2008..England is the only country in the world that currently has universal population screening for haemoglobin disorders through linked antenatal and newborn screening. Little is known about the acceptability of such screening...
- The parents' journey: continuing a pregnancy after a diagnosis of Patau's syndromeLouise Locock
DIPEx Research Group, Department of Primary Care, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
BMJ 331:1186-9. 2005
- 'Just a bystander'? Men's place in the process of fetal screening and diagnosisLouise Locock
University of Oxford, UK
Soc Sci Med 62:1349-59. 2006..The paper concludes by discussing these findings in the context of the wider literature on men and pregnancy...
- Personal identity and the role of 'carer' among relatives and friends of people with multiple sclerosisNic Hughes
Health Experiences Research Group, Dept of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, 23 38 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2ET, United Kingdom Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 96:78-85. 2013..It may be difficult to gain acknowledgement from family members and others that they occupy the role of carer if people resist the label as a bureaucratisation of their personal relationships. ..
- Personal experiences of taking part in clinical trials - a qualitative studyLouise Locock
Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, UK
Patient Educ Couns 84:303-9. 2011..To investigate people's experiences of and attitudes to participation in clinical trials...
- Women's experience of transfer from midwifery unit to hospital obstetric unit during labour: a qualitative interview studyRachel E Rowe
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF, United Kingdom
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:129. 2012..In England, 21% of women planning birth in freestanding midwifery units are transferred; in alongside units, the transfer rate is 26%. There is little high quality contemporary evidence on women's experience of transfer...
- Metaphoric language and the articulation of emotions by people affected by motor neurone diseaseLouise Locock
Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Chronic Illn 8:201-13. 2012..To explore the use of metaphoric language to convey emotion in interviews with people affected by motor neurone disease, a progressive neurological condition that sits between chronic and terminal illness...
- Women's responses to nausea and vomiting in pregnancyLouise Locock
DIPEx Research Group, Department of Primary Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Midwifery 24:143-52. 2008..To explore women's experiences of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy...
- Using a national archive of patient experience narratives to promote local patient-centered quality improvement: an ethnographic process evaluation of 'accelerated' experience-based co-designLouise Locock
Director of Applied Research, Health Experiences Research Group, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK, and Health Experiences Fellow, NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 19:200-7. 2014....
- No magic targets! Changing clinical practice to become more evidence basedSue Dopson
Said Business School, Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK
Health Care Manage Rev 27:35-47. 2002..diffusion, and adoption of new knowledge, namely: What makes this information credible and therefore utilized? Why do actors decide to use new knowledge? And what is the significance of the social context of which actors are a part?..