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A qualitative exploration of women's perspectives and acceptability of including new cancer awareness information in all‐clear breast or cervical screening results (2022)
Journal Article
Bamidele, O. O., Green, T., Tookey, S., Walabyeki, J., & Macleod, U. (2022). A qualitative exploration of women's perspectives and acceptability of including new cancer awareness information in all‐clear breast or cervical screening results. European Journal of Cancer Care, https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13574

Objective: This study explored women's perspectives on the acceptability of including new cancer information with an all-clear breast or cervical screening result letter (using ovarian cancer as a case study). Methods: In 2016, six focus group discus... Read More about A qualitative exploration of women's perspectives and acceptability of including new cancer awareness information in all‐clear breast or cervical screening results.

Rapid review of factors associated with flexible sigmoidoscopy screening use (2018)
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Kerrison, R. S., von Wagner, C., Green, T., Gibbins, M., Macleod, U., Hughes, M., …McGregor, L. M. (2019). Rapid review of factors associated with flexible sigmoidoscopy screening use. Preventive Medicine, 120, 8-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.12.018

© 2019 The Authors Flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) screening has been shown to reduce colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality among screened adults. The aim of this review was to identify patient-related factors associated with the screening test... Read More about Rapid review of factors associated with flexible sigmoidoscopy screening use.

Attitudes of newly qualified doctors towards a career in general practice: A qualitative focus group study (2017)
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Merrett, A., Jones, D., Sein, K., Green, T., & Macleod, U. (2017). Attitudes of newly qualified doctors towards a career in general practice: A qualitative focus group study. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 67(657), e253-e259. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp17X690221

© British Journal of General Practice 2017. Background A key element of the NHS is universal access to a GP. Recently, UK general practice has been described as being in crisis, with training places unfilled and multiple practices reporting vacancies... Read More about Attitudes of newly qualified doctors towards a career in general practice: A qualitative focus group study.

GPs' perceptions and experiences of public awareness campaigns for cancer: A qualitative enquiry (2015)
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Green, T., Atkin, K., & Macleod, U. (2016). GPs' perceptions and experiences of public awareness campaigns for cancer: A qualitative enquiry. Health Expectations, 19(2), 377-387. https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.12362

© 2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Background: Public awareness campaigns for cancer are used to alert the UK population to symptoms which, if experienced, should be discussed with their general practitioner (GP). More timely diagnosis of cancer is assu... Read More about GPs' perceptions and experiences of public awareness campaigns for cancer: A qualitative enquiry.

Cancer detection in primary care: Insights from general practitioners (2015)
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Green, T., Atkin, K., & Macleod, U. (2015). Cancer detection in primary care: Insights from general practitioners. The British journal of cancer / Cancer Research Campaign, 112, S41-S49. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2015.41

© 2015 Cancer Research UK. Background: General practitioners (GPs) have a key role in cancer detection as the usual first point of contact for patients with potential cancer symptoms. Nevertheless, there is limited work that investigates their percep... Read More about Cancer detection in primary care: Insights from general practitioners.

Embedding electronic decision-support tools for suspected cancer in primary care: a qualitative study of GPs' experiences (2015)
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Dikomitis, L., Green, T., & Macleod, U. (2015). Embedding electronic decision-support tools for suspected cancer in primary care: a qualitative study of GPs' experiences. Primary health care research & development, 16(6), 548-555. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1463423615000109

Aim: The purpose of this evaluation was to obtain views from general practitioners (GPs) who piloted the electronic risk assessment tools (eRATs) for suspected lung or colorectal cancer. We wanted to find out whether GPs were able to integrate these... Read More about Embedding electronic decision-support tools for suspected cancer in primary care: a qualitative study of GPs' experiences.

Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study (2013)
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Hamilton, W., Green, T., Martins, T., Elliott, K., Rubin, G., & Macleod, U. (2013). Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 63(606), 30-36. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp13X660751

Background: Diagnostic delay is deemed to account for an estimated 5000 to 10 000 extra cancer deaths each year in the UK. Many cancer patients do not have symptoms meeting national referral criteria for rapid investigation. Risk assessment tools (RA... Read More about Evaluation of risk assessment tools for suspected cancer in general practice: a cohort study.