Lesley Wye

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Evidence based policy making and the 'art' of commissioning - how English healthcare commissioners access and use information and academic research in 'real life' decision-making: an empirical qualitative study
    Lesley Wye
    Research Fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, BS8 2PS, Bristol, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:430. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating complementary and alternative therapy services in primary and community care settings: a review of 25 service evaluations
    Lesley Wye
    Department of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Complement Ther Med 14:220-30. 2006
  3. pmc Complementary or alternative? The use of homeopathic products and antibiotics amongst pre-school children
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Building research capacity amongst kinesiologists: results from a mixed methods study
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:65-72. 2008
  5. pmc The impact of NHS based primary care complementary therapy services on health outcomes and NHS costs: a review of service audits and evaluations
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:5. 2009
  6. pmc Patient choice and evidence based decisions: The case of complementary therapies
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Oakfield Grove, Bristol, UK
    Health Expect 12:321-30. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship between general practice characteristics, and attendance at walk-in centres, minor injuries units and EDs in England 2012/2013: a cross-sectional study
    Peter Tammes
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Emerg Med J 33:702-8. 2016
  8. pmc What do external consultants from private and not-for-profit companies offer healthcare commissioners? A qualitative study of knowledge exchange
    Lesley Wye
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e006558. 2015
  9. pmc Designing a 'NHS friendly' complementary therapy service: a qualitative case study
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, 25 Belgrave Road, Bristol BS8 2AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:173. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Made to measure? Assessing feasibility of quality indicators for district nursing
    Sue Horrocks
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 17:28-34. 2012

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Publications18

  1. pmc Evidence based policy making and the 'art' of commissioning - how English healthcare commissioners access and use information and academic research in 'real life' decision-making: an empirical qualitative study
    Lesley Wye
    Research Fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, 39 Whatley Road, BS8 2PS, Bristol, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:430. 2015
    ..To learn how academic research can influence policy, researchers need to know more about commissioning, commissioners' information seeking behaviour and the role of research in their decisions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluating complementary and alternative therapy services in primary and community care settings: a review of 25 service evaluations
    Lesley Wye
    Department of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol BS6 6JL, UK
    Complement Ther Med 14:220-30. 2006
    ..To review evaluations of primary and community care complementary therapy services. To explore the impact evaluation reports may have had on funding decisions taken by NHS commissioners...
  3. pmc Complementary or alternative? The use of homeopathic products and antibiotics amongst pre-school children
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 9:8. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Building research capacity amongst kinesiologists: results from a mixed methods study
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Cotham House, Cotham Hill, Bristol, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:65-72. 2008
    ..The aim of this initial evaluation was to explore the feasibility of ways to introduce research activities to kinesiologists...
  5. pmc The impact of NHS based primary care complementary therapy services on health outcomes and NHS costs: a review of service audits and evaluations
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:5. 2009
    ..Our intention is to help service users, service providers, clinicians and NHS commissioners make informed decisions about the potential of NHS based complementary therapy services...
  6. pmc Patient choice and evidence based decisions: The case of complementary therapies
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, Oakfield Grove, Bristol, UK
    Health Expect 12:321-30. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship between general practice characteristics, and attendance at walk-in centres, minor injuries units and EDs in England 2012/2013: a cross-sectional study
    Peter Tammes
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Emerg Med J 33:702-8. 2016
    ..We aimed to investigate the associations between practice and practice population characteristics with ED attendance rates or combined ED/WiC/MIU attendance, and the associations between WiC/MIU and ED attendance...
  8. pmc What do external consultants from private and not-for-profit companies offer healthcare commissioners? A qualitative study of knowledge exchange
    Lesley Wye
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMJ Open 5:e006558. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to learn about the support offered to healthcare commissioners, how external consultants and their clients work together and the perceived impact on the quality of commissioning...
  9. pmc Designing a 'NHS friendly' complementary therapy service: a qualitative case study
    Lesley Wye
    Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, 25 Belgrave Road, Bristol BS8 2AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:173. 2008
    ..Our objective was to identify the features of a 'NHS friendly' service to inform service designers who wish to develop NHS complementary therapy services...
  10. ncbi request reprint Made to measure? Assessing feasibility of quality indicators for district nursing
    Sue Horrocks
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 17:28-34. 2012
    ..Scant empirical information exists regarding the quality of district nursing (DN) services. This article reports the testing of 31 quality indicators (QI) in practice...
  11. pmc Protocol for a process evaluation of a cluster randomised controlled trial to improve management of multimorbidity in general practice: the 3D study
    Cindy Mann
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e011260. 2016
    ..Practices will be randomised to intervention or usual care...
  12. doi request reprint "Earthly Angels"? A qualitative study of the domiciliary care worker role in meeting the needs of families caring for those dying at home
    John Percival
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Palliat Support Care 12:445-53. 2014
    ..This paper addresses such concerns by focusing on the services provided by domiciliary care workers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Developing quality indicators for community services: the case of district nursing
    Philippa Davies
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Qual Prim Care 19:155-66. 2011
    ..The innovative project described in this paper attempted to address that gap...
  14. doi request reprint Lifestyle and self-care advice within traditional acupuncture consultations: a qualitative observational study nested in a co-operative inquiry
    Maggie Evans
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 17:519-29. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Over-the-counter advice seeking about complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) in community pharmacies and health shops: an ethnographic study
    Helen Cramer
    Department of Community Based Medicine, Academic Unit of Primary Care, NIHR National School for Primary Care Research, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 18:41-50. 2010
    ..Potentially a highly valuable community resource, there is a lack of support for community pharmacies and health shops despite the government's choice agenda...
  16. pmc Towards improving diagnosis of memory loss in general practice: TIMeLi diagnostic test accuracy study protocol
    Sam T Creavin
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, 39 Whatley Road, Bristol, BS8 2PS, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 17:79. 2016
    ..However, there are very few studies that investigate the accuracy of diagnostic tests for dementia in primary care...
  17. pmc Impact of the Marie Curie Cancer Care Delivering Choice Programme in Somerset and North Somerset on place of death and hospital usage: a retrospective cohort study
    Sarah Purdy
    Centre for Academic Primary Care, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 5:34-9. 2015
    ..The study aimed to investigate the impact of DCP on place of death and hospital usage (emergency department (ED) and admissions)...
  18. pmc Which features of primary care affect unscheduled secondary care use? A systematic review
    Alyson Huntley
    School of Community and Social Medicine, Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMJ Open 4:e004746. 2014
    ..To conduct a systematic review to identify studies that describe factors and interventions at primary care practice level that impact on levels of utilisation of unscheduled secondary care...