Urgent primary care

Current projects

SaND-OOH Safety-Netting Documentation Out of Hours: a retrospective cohort study

Realist evaluation: Paramedics in general practice (READY Paramedics): A realist evaluation of paramedics working in general practice: An assessment of clinical and cost effectiveness

GP-EMS (2021-22): Exploring the role of GPs working within Emergency Medical Services. A mixed-methods evidence review and qualitative realist-informed study to identify best use of GP skillset in Ambulance Service workflows

CLASH-2 (2021-22): Child and Adolescent Health Events in Combat Sports: a mixed-methods study to explore health consequences of participation in combat sports and optimise safer participation.

Designing in defibrillators (2022): Combining art and urban planning to increase the visibility of public access defibrillators in civic spaces.

Recently completed

REMAPP: Remote Advice for Prehospital Practitioners (2020-21): A conversation analytic study of clinical advice telephone calls between GPS and prehospital professionals. Academy of Medical Sciences funded.

Development of a Sub-Cellular Fluctuation (SCFI) Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Device for use in Community Healthcare Settings (2019-20): A scoping study to explore the possible impact of a rapid, near-patient antimicrobial sensitivity testing device on the urgent community management of Urinary Tract Infection.

OPEN: (2019-21) Comparing verbalised safety-netting advice to what is documented in out of hours primary care consultations for acute infections.

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