Nicola Mead

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of befriending on depressive symptoms and distress: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nicola Mead
    Research Fellow, NIHR School for Primary Care Research, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:96-101. 2010
  2. pmc Factors associated with enablement in general practice: cross-sectional study using routinely-collected data
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 58:346-52. 2008
  3. pmc The General Practice Assessment Questionnaire (GPAQ) - development and psychometric characteristics
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:13. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The clinical effectiveness of guided self-help versus waiting-list control in the management of anxiety and depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Psychol Med 35:1633-43. 2005
  5. pmc What patients want from primary care consultations: a discrete choice experiment to identify patients' priorities
    Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre NPCRDC, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 6:107-15. 2008
  6. pmc Setting standards based on patients' views on access and continuity: secondary analysis of data from the general practice assessment survey
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 326:258. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Making sense of patient priorities: applying discrete choice methods in primary care using 'think aloud' technique
    Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Fam Pract 24:276-82. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of patients' perceptions of a 'minimal' psychological therapy
    Wendy Macdonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:23-35. 2007
  9. pmc Understanding why some ethnic minority patients evaluate medical care more negatively than white patients: a cross sectional analysis of a routine patient survey in English general practices
    Nicola Mead
    NIHR School for Primary Care, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 339:b3450. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Governing the ethical consumer: identity, choice and the primary care medical encounter
    Ruth McDonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 29:430-56. 2007

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Effects of befriending on depressive symptoms and distress: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Nicola Mead
    Research Fellow, NIHR School for Primary Care Research, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:96-101. 2010
    ..There is a need for appropriate, low-cost, non-medical interventions for many individuals. Befriending is an emotional support intervention commonly offered by the voluntary sector...
  2. pmc Factors associated with enablement in general practice: cross-sectional study using routinely-collected data
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 58:346-52. 2008
    ..There is limited evidence concerning factors associated with enablement in UK general practice...
  3. pmc The General Practice Assessment Questionnaire (GPAQ) - development and psychometric characteristics
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:13. 2008
    ..This paper describes the development of the GPAQ (with post-consultation and postal versions) and presents a preliminary examination of the psychometric properties of the questionnaire...
  4. ncbi request reprint The clinical effectiveness of guided self-help versus waiting-list control in the management of anxiety and depression: a randomized controlled trial
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, 5th Floor Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Psychol Med 35:1633-43. 2005
    ..Assistant psychologists delivered a guided self-help intervention to patients with anxiety and depression who were currently waiting for psychological therapy...
  5. pmc What patients want from primary care consultations: a discrete choice experiment to identify patients' priorities
    Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre NPCRDC, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 6:107-15. 2008
    ..Patients' priorities for these different issues need to be understood, but the optimal methods for assessing priorities are unclear. This study used a discrete choice experiment to assess patients' priorities...
  6. pmc Setting standards based on patients' views on access and continuity: secondary analysis of data from the general practice assessment survey
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 326:258. 2003
    ..To examine patients' views on access and continuity in general practice to derive quality standards...
  7. ncbi request reprint Making sense of patient priorities: applying discrete choice methods in primary care using 'think aloud' technique
    Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Fam Pract 24:276-82. 2007
    ..Although this technique has significant potential in examining priorities, its use raises practical and conceptual issues. This paper describes the development of a DCE evaluating patient priorities in primary care...
  8. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of patients' perceptions of a 'minimal' psychological therapy
    Wendy Macdonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:23-35. 2007
    ..However, to be effective, such interventions must be acceptable to patients...
  9. pmc Understanding why some ethnic minority patients evaluate medical care more negatively than white patients: a cross sectional analysis of a routine patient survey in English general practices
    Nicola Mead
    NIHR School for Primary Care, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 339:b3450. 2009
    ..To examine why patients from ethnic minorities give poorer evaluations of primary health care than white patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Governing the ethical consumer: identity, choice and the primary care medical encounter
    Ruth McDonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 29:430-56. 2007
    ..These anxieties are exacerbated in a context where citizenship is increasingly being defined in terms of consumer identities, and making good (health) choices might be seen as distinguishing the civilised from the marginalised...
  11. ncbi request reprint What predicts patients' interest in the Internet as a health resource in primary care in England?
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:33-9. 2003
    ..To identify what factors predict patients' interest in using Internet health information in the light of poor uptake of a free, guided Internet service in one inner-city general practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint What dimensions underlie patient responses to the General Practice Assessment Survey? A factor analytic study
    Peter Bower
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Fam Pract 19:489-95. 2002
    ..The General Practice Assessment Survey (GPAS) is a widely used measure. However, it is important that the measures used are valid and interpretable. Factor analysis is a useful method to assist in validation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patient-centred consultations and outcomes in primary care: a review of the literature
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, 5th Floor, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 48:51-61. 2002
    ..Although the current evidence base may be suggestive of a relationship between patient-centred consulting behaviour and patient outcomes, the case has not been made definitively...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of general practitioners' patient-centredness on patients' post-consultation satisfaction and enablement
    Nicola Mead
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Soc Sci Med 55:283-99. 2002
    ..The robustness of these findings is considered within the context of study strengths and weaknesses, and implications for future research are discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint More than technology and access: primary care patients' views on the use and non-use of health information in the Internet age
    Anne Rogers
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 12:102-10. 2004
    ..The latter includes the nature of existing relationships which people have with the health service and the value that people place on their own capacity to make use of information in managing their healthcare...
  16. pmc Inequalities in morbidity and consulting behaviour for socially vulnerable groups
    Deborah Baker
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 52:124-30. 2002
    ..The focus of health policy on improving health and reducing inequality for socially vulnerable groups...
  17. doi request reprint Moving specialist care into the community: an initial evaluation
    Bonnie Sibbald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:233-9. 2008
    ..To assess the likely impact on patients and local health economies of shifting specialist care from hospitals to the community in 30 demonstration sites in England...
  18. ncbi request reprint The English version of the Verona medical interview classification system (VR-MICS). An assessment of its reliability and a comparative cross-cultural test of its validity
    Lidia Del Piccolo
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Section of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health and Service Evaluation, University of Verona, Italy
    Patient Educ Couns 58:252-64. 2005
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