C A Lock
Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- Implementation of brief alcohol interventions by nurses in primary care: do non-clinical factors influence practice?Catherine A Lock
School of Population and Health Sciences, Centre for Health Services Research, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
Fam Pract 21:270-5. 2004..However, much less is known about possible modifiers of nurse practice...
- 'I've just taken you to see the man with the CD on his head': the experience and management of recurrent sore throat in childrenCatherine Lock
Public Health Research, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Child Health Care 14:95-110. 2010..More flexible approaches to health care, such as self re-referral and use of waiting list to review symptoms, may be needed if the number of tonsillectomies is to be reduced...
- Childhood tonsillectomy: who is referred and what treatment choices are made? Baseline findings from the North of England and Scotland Study of Tonsillectomy and Adenotonsillectomy in Children (NESSTAC)Catherine Lock
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
Arch Dis Child 95:203-8. 2010..This resulted in a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of (adeno)tonsillectomy in children with recurrent sore throats...
- Effectiveness of nurse-led brief alcohol intervention: a cluster randomized controlled trialCatherine A Lock
School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Adv Nurs 54:426-39. 2006..This paper reports an evaluation of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led screening and brief intervention in reducing excessive alcohol consumption among patients in primary health care...
- Lifestyle interventions to prevent osteoporotic fractures: a systematic reviewCatherine A Lock
Center for Health Services Research, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
Osteoporos Int 17:20-8. 2006....
- A qualitative study of nurses' attitudes and practices regarding brief alcohol intervention in primary health careCatherine A Lock
School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
J Adv Nurs 39:333-42. 2002..Despite strong evidence for the effectiveness of brief intervention to reduce excessive drinking in primary health care, there is little indication that such intervention routinely occurs...
- A randomized trial of three marketing strategies to disseminate a screening and brief alcohol intervention programme to general practitionersC A Lock
Department of Primary Health Care, School of Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Br J Gen Pract 49:695-8. 1999..A dissemination strategy is needed to target new findings at its user group and encourage a process of consideration and adoption or rejection...
- Changes in receptionists' attitudes towards involvement in a general practice-based trial of screening and brief alcohol interventionC A Lock
Department of Primary Health Care, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Br J Gen Pract 50:111-5. 2000..Primary health care receptionists are increasingly expected to be involved in research. However, little is known about receptionists' attitudes to research or health programmes...
- Our Healthier Nation: are general practitioners willing and able to deliver? A survey of attitudes to and involvement in health promotion and lifestyle counsellingB R McAvoy
Department of Primary Health Care, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Br J Gen Pract 49:187-90. 1999..General practitioners (GPs) are ideally placed for this work. However, previous research has reported a discrepancy between patients' expectations of lifestyle advice from GPs and their receipt of such advice...
- Patient and practitioner characteristics predict brief alcohol intervention in primary careE F Kaner
Department of Primary Health Care, School of Health Sciences, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH
Br J Gen Pract 51:822-7. 2001..However, a recent implementation trial reported partial delivery of brief alcohol intervention by general practitioners (GPs) which is likely to have reduced its impact...