Innovative Mixed Methods in Health Services Research

Research methods include:

• Bio-photographic elicitation; workspace biographies
• Focus groups; consultation workshops
• Nominal group work
• Visual analysis; thematic analysis; summative analysis

Key researchers:

• Professor Marcus Doel
• Professor Frances Rapport
• Dr Hayley Hutchings
• Clare Clement
• Sarah Wright 

Key research groups:

• Centre for Urban Theory (CUT)
• Social Theory and Urban Space Research Group (STUS)
• Qualitative Health Research Unit (QUARU)
• Qualitative Enquiry Supporting Trials Unit (Quest)

Research projects

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Project – Qualitative health assessment following pulmonary rehabilitation treatment for COPD: A mixed-method consultation study with patients, carers & professionals (2012) • Funded by Hywel Dda NHS Health Board • The Report and Template will be available for download in early 2013

* Community Nursing

Project – Contextualizing patient-centred professionalism in nursing practice: Consulting with patients, professionals and stakeholders (2009 – 2010) • Funded by the General Nursing Council For England and Wales Trust • Download the Report Nursing and Template Nursing

Community Pharmacy

Project – Contextualizing patient-centred professionalism in pharmacy practice: Consulting with patients, professionals and stakeholders (2008 – 2009) • Funded by the Pharmacy Practice Research Trust • Download the Report Pharmacy and Template Pharmacy

Peer-reviewed publications (2007–2012)

Hutchings H, Rapport F, Wright S, Doel M, and Jones A, 2012, "Obtaining consensus about patient-centred professionalism in community nursing: nominal group work activity with professionals and the public" Journal of Advanced Nursing 68(11): 2429–2442. ISSN 13652648. DOI 10.1111/j.1365/2648.2011.05938.x

Rapport F, Doel M A, Hutchings H A, Wright S, Wainright P, John D N, and Jerzembek G S, 2010, "Eleven themes of patient-centred professionalism in community pharmacy: innovative approaches to consulting" International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 18(5): 260–268. ISSN 09617671. DOI 10.1111/j.2042-7174.2010.00056.x

Hutchings H A, Rapport F L, Wright S, Doel M A, and Wainwright P, 2010, "Obtaining consensus regarding patient-centred professionalism in community pharmacy: nominal group work activity with professionals, stakeholders, and members of the public" International Journal of Pharmacy Practice 18(3): 149–158. ISSN 09617671. doi:10.1211/ijpp/18.03.0004

Rapport F L, Jerzembek G S, Doel M A, Jones A, Cella M, and Lloyd K R, 2010, "Narrating uncertainties about treatment of mental health conditions" Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 45(3): 371–381. ISSN 14339285 doi:10.1007/s00127-009-0072-y

Rapport F, Doel M A, Hutchings H A, John D N, Wainwright P, Jerzembek, G S, Dobbs C, Newbury S, and Trower C S, 2010, "Through the looking glass: public and professional perspectives on patient-centred professionalism in modern-day community pharmacy" Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research 11(1), Article 7. ISSN 14385627 <http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/1301/2892>

Rapport F, Doel M A, and Jerzembek G S, 2009, "Challenges to UK community pharmacy: A bio-photographic study of workspace in relation to professional pharmacy practice" Medical Humanities 35(2): 110-117. ISSN 14734265. DOI 10.1136/jmh.2009.002105

Rapport F, Doel M A, and Jerzembek G S, 2009, "'Convenient space' or 'a tight squeeze': insider views on the community pharmacy" Health & Place 15: 315–322. ISSN 13538292. DOI 10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.06.002

Rapport F, Doel M A, and Wainwright P, 2008, "The doctor's tale: enacted workspace and the general practitioner." Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research 9(2), 2008, Article 2. ISSN 14385627 <http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/viewArticle/406/879>

Rapport F, Doel M A, and Elwyn G, 2007, "Snapshots and snippets: general practitioner's reflections on professional space" Health and Place 13(2): 532–544. DOI 10.1016/j.healthplace.2006.07.005Rapport F, Doel M A, Greaves D, and Elwyn G, 2006, "From manila to monitor: biographies of general practitioner workspaces" Health 10(2): 233–251. DOI 10.1177/1363459306061790