Research Publications



Macrolide antibiotics for bronchiectasis
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD012406. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012406.pub2.Kelly C, Chalmers JD, Crossingham I, Relph N, Felix LM, Evans DJ, Milan SJ, Spencer S.
Oral versus inhaled antibiotics for bronchiectasis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD012579. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012579.pub2Spencer S, Felix LM, Milan SJ, Normansell R, Goeminne PC, Chalmers JD, Donovan T.
Clearing the confusion about self-directed learning and self-regulated learning
Medical Teacher 2018. John Sandars, Gandomkar, Roghayeh
General Practitioner (GP) trainees' experience of a '1-h protected supervision model' given during psychiatry placements in the United KingdomEducation for Primary Care 2018, 1-4.
Helen McNeill, Gareth Thomas
Intervention for pulmonary rehabilitators to develop a social identity for patients attending exercise rehabilitation: a feasibility and pilot randomised control trial protocol
BioMed Central Open Access 2018. DOI 10.1186/s40814-018-0238-z
Andrew Levy, Bashir Matata, Sam Pilsworth, Adrian Mcgonigle, Lyndsey Wigelsworth, Linda Jones, Nicola Port, Max Bettany and Adrian W. Midgley


Continuous versus intermittent antibiotics for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (Protocol)Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD012733. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012733. Donovan T, Felix LM, Chalmers JD, Milan SJ, Mathioudakis AG, Spencer S. PDF Download
Personalised asthma action plans for adults with asthma.Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD011859. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011859.pub2. Gatheral TL, Rushton A, Evans DJW, Mulvaney CA, Halcovitch NR, Whiteley G, Eccles FJR, Spencer S. Document
Oral versus inhaled antibiotics for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (Protocol).Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD012579. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012579Spencer S, Felix LM, Milan SJ, Normansell R, Goeminne PC, Chalmers JD. Document

Head-to-head trials of antibiotics for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (Protocol).
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD012590. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012590. Kaehne A, Milan SJ, Felix LM, Spencer S, Sheridan E, Marsden PA. Document
Dual antibiotics for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD012514. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012514. Felix LM, Grundy S, Milan SJ, Armstrong R, Harrison H, Lynes D, Spencer S. Document
Self-management for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD012528. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012528. Kelly C, Spencer S, Grundy S, Lynes D, Evans DJW. Document
United Kingdom Frozen Shoulder Trial (UK FROST), multi-centre,  randomised,  12 month,  parallel group superiority study to compare the clinical and cost-effectiveness of Early Structured Physiotherapy  versus  manipulation under anaesthesia versus arthroscopic capsular release for patients referred to secondary care with a primary frozen shoulder: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 2017, 614, Issue 18 (1). doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2352-2
Brealey S, Armstrong AL, Brooksbank A, Carr AJ, Charalambous CP, Cooper C, Corbacho B, Dias J, Donnelly I, Goodchild L, Hewitt C, Keding A, Kottam L, Lamb SE, McDaid C, Northgraves M, Richardson G, Rodgers S, Shah S, Sharp E, Spencer S, Torgerson D, Toye F, Rangan A
What can medical educators learn from the Rio 2016 Olympic games?
Medical Teacher 2017
Sandars, J, Church, H, Murdoch-Eaton, D, Patel, R
Producing useful evaluations in medical educationEducation for Primary Care 2017, 1-4. Sandars, John, Brown, Jeremy and Walsh, Kieran
Research or Evaluation – does the difference matter?Education for Primary Care 2017, 1-3.
Sandars, John, Brown, Jeremy and Walsh, Kieran
Unravelling the challenge of using student learning goals in clinical education.Medical Education 2017, 676-677. Issue 51 (7). Sandars, John, Gandomkar, Roghayeh
Shared decision-making tools:do they really involve patients? British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2017, 304-305. Issue 78 (6)
Sandars, John, Church, Helen
AMEE Guide 121: Applying Sport Psychology to Improve Clinical Performance.Medical Teacher 2017
Sandars, John, Church, Helen, Rumbold, James
The importance of design thinking in medical education
Medical Teacher 2017
Sandars, John, Badwin, Basil, Bothara, Roshit, Latijnhouwers, Mieke, Smithies, Alisdair
12 Tips on how to provide self-regulated learning (SRL) enhanced feedback on clinical performance.
Medical Teacher 2017, 1-5. Sandars, John, Leggett, Heather and Roberts, Trudie
Dance movement therapy for dementia
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 2. Article No: CD011022 DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011022.pub2
Karkou V and Meekums B
Examining the efficacy of six published time-lapse imaging embryo selection algorithms to predict implantation to demonstrate the need for the development of specific, in-house morphokinetic selection algorithms
2017. S0015-0282(16)63014-5. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.11.014. [Epub ahead of print]
Brown J, Barrie A, Homburg R, McDowell G, Brown J, Kingsland C, Troup S.
Widening participation in nurse education; An integrative literature review
Nurse Education Today, ELSEVIER
Heaslop, V; Board, M; Duckworth, V; and Thomas, L.


Personalised asthma action plans for adults with asthma (Protocol).Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD012406. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012406. Evans DJ, Chalmers JD, Crossingham I, Spencer S, Relph N, Felix LM, Milan SJ. Document
Occupational therapy delivered by specialists versus non-specialists for people with schizophrenia (Protocol).Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD012398. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012398. Morris K, Syed A, Reid G, Spencer S. Document
A Model for Change: Sharing Ideas and Strategies In: Halsall J., Snowden M. (eds) The Pedagogy of the Social Sciences Curriculum. International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration, and Practice. Springer, Cham 2016.
Wankhade P and Cook I G.
Staff perceptions and changing role of pre-hospital profession in the UK ambulance services: an exploratory studyInternational Journal of Emergency Services 2016, 126-144, Issue 5 (12). Wankhade P
Students' perceptions of the instructional quality of district hospital-based training. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine 2016, 1-6, Issue 8 (1)., John, Memon, Shehla Jabbar, Louw, Jakobus Murray, Bac, Martin, Hugo, Janie, Ruf, Waqar-un Nisa
"Making a difference" - Medical students' opportunities for transformational change in health care and learning through quality improvement projects.
BMC Medical Education 2016, 1-8, Issue 16 (171). Sandars, John, Bergh, Anne-Marie, Bac, Martin, Hugo, Jannie
Macrolide antibiotics for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (Protocol)
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD012406. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012406. Kelly CA, Evans DJ, Chalmers JD, Crossingham I, Spencer S, Relph N, Felix LM and Milan SJ.
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing? Patients' and Healthcare Professionals' Perceptions of Oxygen Therapy: An Interpretative Phenomenological AnalysisClinical Respiratory Journal 2016, DOI: 10.1111/crj.12571 Kelly CA, Lynes D, O'Brien MR and Shaw B
End of life care: The experiences of advance care planning amongst family caregivers of people with advanced dementia - A qualitative studyDementia 2016, 958-975, Issue 15 (5). ISSN 1471-3012 DOI 10.1177/1471301214548521Ashton S E, Roe B, Jack B and McLelland, B
Short break and emergency respite care: what options for young people with life-limiting conditions?International Journal of Palliative Nursing 2016, 57-65, Issue 22 (2). ISSN 1357-6321 DOI 10.12968/ijon.2016.22.2.57Mitchell, Tracy, Knighting, Katherine, O'Brien, Mary and Jack, Barbara
Supporting older people with cancer and life-limiting conditions dying at home: a qualitative study of patient and family caregiver experiences of Hospice at Home Journal of Advanced Nursing 2016, 1-11. ISSN 0309-2402 DOI 10.1111/jan.12983
Jack, Barbara, Mitchell, Tracy, Cope, Louise and O'Brien, Mary 
Improving end of life care in care homes; an evaluation of the six steps to success programme.
BMC Palliative Care 2016, 1-10, Issue 15 (53). ISSN 1472-684X DOI 10.1186/s12904-016-0123-6
O'Brien, Mary, Kirton, Jennifer, Knighting, Katherine, Roe, Brenda and Jack, Barbara
Bereavement support and Prolonged Grief Disorder amongst family carers of people with Motor Neurone Disease: views of health and social care professionals from a descriptive survey.British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 2016. ISSN 1747-0307 (In Press)
O'Brien, Mary, Kirkcaldy, Andrew, Knighting, Katherine, Roe, Brenda and Jack, Barbara 
Embryos cultured in a time-lapse system result in superior treatment outcomes; a strict matched pair analysis.
2016, 1-7. ISSN 1464-7273 DOI 10.1080/14647273.2016.1258735Barrie, A, Homburg, R, McDowell, G, Brown, Jeremy, Kingsland, C and Troup, S


Organisational and Professional Cultures: An Ambulance Perspective
In: Wankhade P. and Mackway-Jones K.(eds) Ambulance Services: Leadership and Management Perspectives. Springer, New York 2015. ISBN 978-3-319-18641-2Wankhade P, Radcliffe J. and Heath G.
Regional Variations in Emergency Service Performance: Does Social Capital Matter?Regional Studies 2015, 2037-2052, Issue 49 (12). R. and Wankhade P
Ambulance Services: Leadership & Management Perspectives
Springer Publications: New York 2015. ISBN 978-3-319-18641-2Wankhade P and Mackway-Jones, K (eds.)
The Struggling student: a thematic analysis from the self -regulated learning perspective.Medical Education 2015, 417-426, Issue 49 (4). Patel, Rakesh, Tarrant, Carolyn, Bonas, Sheila, Yates, Janet
Differing perceptions among ethnic minority and Caucasian medical students which may affect their relative academic performanceEducation for Primary Care 2015, 11-15, Issue 26.Chandauka, Rumbidzai, Russell, Jean, Vivekananda-Schmidt, Pirashanthie
Difficult Decisions: An IPA Study of Healthcare Professionals' Perceptions of Oxygen Therapy in Palliative Care
Palliative Medicine 2015, 950-958, Issue 29 (10). DOI: 10.1177/0269216315584864Kelly C and O'Brien M
Development of the Carers' Alert Thermometer (CAT) to identify family carers struggling with caring for someone dying at home: a mixed method consensus study.BMC Palliative Care 2015, 1-13, Issue 14 (22). ISSN 1472-684X DOI 10.1186/s12904-015-0010-6Knighting K, O'Brien M, Roe B, Nolan M, Lloyd-Williams M, Gandy, R and Jack, B
Gaining consensus on family carer needs when caring for someone dying at home to develop the Carers' Alert Thermometer (CAT): A modified Delphi study.
Journal of Advanced Nursing 2015, 227-239. Issue 72 (1). ISSN 0309-2402 DOI 10.1111/jan.12752
Knighting K, O'Brien M, Roe B, Gandy R, Lloyd-Williams M, Nolan M and Jack, B
The personal value of being part of a Tropical Health Education Trust (THET) links programm to develop a palliative care degree programme in Sub Saharan Africa: a descriptive study of the views of volunteer UK health care professionals.Globalization and Health 2015,1-6, Issue 11 (47). ISSN 1744-8603 DOI 10.1186/s12992-015-0136-6
Jack, Barbara; Kirton, Jennifer; Downing, J and Frame, K
Self management programmes for ankylosing spondylitis (Protocol).Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD006977. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006977.pub2. Spencer S, Martindale JH, MacPhie E, Montgomery P. Document


Ethnic Minorities and their Health Needs: Crisis of Perception and Behaviours
Illness, Crisis and Loss 2014, 145-158. Issue 22 (2).
Wankhade P, Cook IG and Halsall JP.
The evaluation of student-centredness of teaching and learning: a new mixedmethods approach.International Journal of Medical Education 2014, 157-164. Issue
Lemos, Ana R, Alves, Palmira and Costa, Manuel J
Caring for those who die at home: the use and validation of 'Care of the Dying Evaluation' (CODE) with bereaved relatives
British Medical Journal Supportive and Palliative Care 2014, 167-174. Issue 4. ISSN 2045-4368 DOI 10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000596Mayland C R, Lees C, Germain A, Jack, B A, Cox T F, Mason S R, West A and Ellershaw, J E
Supporting family carers providing end-of-life home care: a qualitative study on the impact of a hospice at home service.
Journal of Clinical Nursing 2014, 131-140. Issue 24 (1-2). ISSN 0962-1067 DOI 10.1111/jocn.12695Jack B A, O'Brien M R, Scrutton J, Baldry, C R and Groves, K E
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