Carolyn Tarrant

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Affiliation: University of Leicester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A complex endeavour: an ethnographic study of the implementation of the Sepsis Six clinical care bundle
    Carolyn Tarrant
    SAPPHIRE, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Implement Sci 11:149. 2016
  2. doi request reprint 'Falling through gaps': primary care patients' accounts of breakdowns in experienced continuity of care
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester
    Fam Pract 32:82-7. 2015
  3. pmc How important is personal care in general practice?
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester LE5 4PW Tarrant
    BMJ 326:1310. 2003
  4. pmc Past experience, 'shadow of the future', and patient trust: a cross-sectional survey
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 58:780-3, i-vi. 2008
  5. pmc Models of the medical consultation: opportunities and limitations of a game theory perspective
    C Tarrant
    Division of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:461-6. 2004
  6. pmc Factors associated with patients' trust in their general practitioner: a cross-sectional survey
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW
    Br J Gen Pract 53:798-800. 2003
  7. pmc The prostate care questionnaire for patients (PCQ-P): reliability, validity and acceptability
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:199. 2009
  8. pmc Is seeing a specialist nurse associated with positive experiences of care? The role and value of specialist nurses in prostate cancer care
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:65. 2008
  9. pmc Continuity and trust in primary care: a qualitative study informed by game theory
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Ann Fam Med 8:440-6. 2010
  10. pmc Interpersonal continuity of care: a cross-sectional survey of primary care patients' preferences and their experiences
    Richard Baker
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester
    Br J Gen Pract 57:283-9. 2007

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  1. pmc A complex endeavour: an ethnographic study of the implementation of the Sepsis Six clinical care bundle
    Carolyn Tarrant
    SAPPHIRE, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Implement Sci 11:149. 2016
    ..There remains little understanding of the barriers to reliable implementation of bundle components. We examined frontline clinical practice in implementing the Sepsis Six...
  2. doi request reprint 'Falling through gaps': primary care patients' accounts of breakdowns in experienced continuity of care
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester
    Fam Pract 32:82-7. 2015
    ..Little is known about how discontinuities or gaps in care may arise, how they impact on patients' experiences and how best to understand them so that they can be avoided or managed...
  3. pmc How important is personal care in general practice?
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Leicester LE5 4PW Tarrant
    BMJ 326:1310. 2003
    ....
  4. pmc Past experience, 'shadow of the future', and patient trust: a cross-sectional survey
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 58:780-3, i-vi. 2008
    ..These findings highlight the value of longitudinal aspects of the GP-patient relationship...
  5. pmc Models of the medical consultation: opportunities and limitations of a game theory perspective
    C Tarrant
    Division of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:461-6. 2004
    ..Game theory has the potential to provide a new conceptual and theoretical basis for future empirical work on the interaction between doctors and their patients...
  6. pmc Factors associated with patients' trust in their general practitioner: a cross-sectional survey
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Leicester, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW
    Br J Gen Pract 53:798-800. 2003
    ....
  7. pmc The prostate care questionnaire for patients (PCQ-P): reliability, validity and acceptability
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:199. 2009
    ..This paper describes an evaluation of the reliability, validity and acceptability of the PCQ-P, a newly developed instrument designed to measure patient experience of prostate cancer care...
  8. pmc Is seeing a specialist nurse associated with positive experiences of care? The role and value of specialist nurses in prostate cancer care
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:65. 2008
    ..This study explored the role and value of specialist nurses in prostate cancer care via a survey and patient interviews...
  9. pmc Continuity and trust in primary care: a qualitative study informed by game theory
    Carolyn Tarrant
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Ann Fam Med 8:440-6. 2010
    ..The relationship between continuity of care and patient trust in primary care is not fully understood. We report an empirical investigation, informed by game theory, of patients' accounts of their trust in general practitioners (GPs)...
  10. pmc Interpersonal continuity of care: a cross-sectional survey of primary care patients' preferences and their experiences
    Richard Baker
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester
    Br J Gen Pract 57:283-9. 2007
    ..Developments in primary care may make the provision of interpersonal continuity more difficult...
  11. pmc Men's and carers' experiences of care for prostate cancer: a narrative literature review
    Paul Sinfield
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Health Expect 12:301-12. 2009
    ..To review studies of patients' and carers' experience of prostate cancer care...
  12. pmc The Prostate Care Questionnaire for Carers (PCQ-C): reliability, validity and acceptability
    Paul Sinfield
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:229. 2009
    ..This paper describes an evaluation of the reliability, validity and acceptability of the PCQ-C, a newly developed instrument designed to measure the experiences of carers of men with prostate cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Unblinding following trial participation: qualitative study of participants' perspectives
    Natalie Armstrong
    Sapphire Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Clin Trials 10:97-103. 2013
    ..The implications of offering unblinding to trial participants to treatment arm after trial completion have been little explored...
  14. doi request reprint Consent to tissue banking for research: qualitative study and recommendations
    Carmen Soto
    Department of Infection, Immunity and Infl ammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Arch Dis Child 97:632-6. 2012
    ..To explore how families of children with cancer experience giving consent for tissue banking and to produce recommendations on good practice...
  15. pmc Continuity of care: is the personal doctor still important? A survey of general practitioners and family physicians in England and Wales, the United States, and The Netherlands
    Tim Stokes
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Ann Fam Med 3:353-9. 2005
    ..We determined the reported value general practitioners/family physicians in 3 different health care systems place on the various types of continuity of care...
  16. doi request reprint Patient-centred care: What are the experiences of prostate cancer patients and their partners?
    Paul Sinfield
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Princess Road West, Leicester, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 73:91-6. 2008
    ..To gain an in depth understanding of the experiences of care of men with prostate cancer and their partners...
  17. doi request reprint Why do people cooperate with medical research? Findings from three studies
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 68:2215-22. 2009
    ..Attention to the institutional context of research is critical to understanding what makes cooperation possible, and has important implications for the design of regulatory regimes for research...
  18. pmc Consent revisited: the impact of return of results on participants' views and expectations about trial participation
    Carolyn Tarrant
    SAPPHIRE, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Health Expect 18:2042-53. 2015
    ..Yet little is known about how receiving the results of trials may impact on participants' perceptions of their original decision to consent...
  19. pmc Explaining Matching Michigan: an ethnographic study of a patient safety program
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK
    Implement Sci 8:70. 2013
    ..Matching Michigan, a patient safety program aimed at decreasing central line infections in over 200 intensive care units (ICUs) in England, may be an example of both. We aimed to explain why these apparent effects may have occurred...
  20. pmc Problems with a 'target' approach to access in primary care: a qualitative study
    Kate Windridge
    Clinical Governance Research and Development Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester
    Br J Gen Pract 54:364-6. 2004
    ..Patients and carers welcomed flexible interpretations of the policy that offered choice, such as a choice of GP, or of booking in advance...
  21. pmc Patient feedback in revalidation: an exploratory study using the consultation satisfaction questionnaire
    Richard Baker
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e638-44. 2011
    ..Revalidation is the UK process for the review of doctors to ensure they are fit to practise. Revalidation will include patient feedback...
  22. pmc What counts? An ethnographic study of infection data reported to a patient safety program
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Milbank Q 90:548-91. 2012
    ..An opportunity for such a study was presented by a patient safety program requiring intensive care units (ICUs) in England to submit monthly data on central venous catheter bloodstream infections (CVC-BSIs)...
  23. doi request reprint Do informed consent documents for cancer trials do what they should? A study of manifest and latent functions
    Natalie Armstrong
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 2nd Floor, Adrian Building, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH
    Sociol Health Illn 34:1230-45. 2012
    ..Patients make decisions in ways that deviate from official ideals. This analysis is important in recognising that no simple technical fix is available, and in enhancing sociological understanding of the institutional role of documents...
  24. doi request reprint An ethnographic study of classifying and accounting for risk at the sharp end of medical wards
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Dept of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 69:362-9. 2009
    ..These ways of identifying, evaluating and addressing risks are likely to be highly influential in staff responses to efforts to effect change, and highlight the challenges in designing and implementing patient safety interventions...
  25. pmc What to expect when you're evaluating healthcare improvement: a concordat approach to managing collaboration and uncomfortable realities
    Liz Brewster
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 24:318-24. 2015
    ..But rather than seeing our document as a ready-made solution, there is a need for recognition of the value of the process of co-producing a locally agreed concordat in enabling partners in the evaluation to work together effectively. ..
  26. doi request reprint Providing the results of research to participants: a mixed-method study of the benefits and challenges of a consultative approach
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK
    Clin Trials 8:330-41. 2011
    ..How best to provide the findings of research to study participants remains poorly understood...
  27. pmc Ethnographic process evaluation of a quality improvement project to improve transitions of care for older people
    Elizabeth Sutton
    Department of Health Sciences, Social Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research SAPPHIRE Group, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e010988. 2016
    ..We aimed to characterise challenges in a project to improve transitions for older people between hospital and care homes...
  28. ncbi request reprint What do research ethics committees say about applications to do cancer trials?
    Mary Dixon-Woods
    Social Science Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:700-1. 2008