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Lucy Abel

Extending the cost-utility framework to include health outcomes for both mother and baby in the economic evaluation of interventions in pregnancy

Supervisors: Professor Richard McManus; Dr Lisa Hinton; Dr Oliver Rivero-Arias (NDPH); Dr Helen Dakin (NDPH)


Maryam Ahmadyar

Understanding interventions to improve access of homeless people to general dental services in England: A realist review and evaluation

Supervisors: Professor Geoff Wong; Dr Blenaid Daly (Trinity College Dublin)


Laura Armitage

Investigating the health and economic benefits of a novel pathway for detecting undiagnosed hypertension in adults, using routinely collected data

Supervisors: Professor Andrew FarmerProfessor Stavros PetrouDr Thomas FanshaweProfessor Peter Watkinson (NDCN)


Francis Ayomoh

Improving Task-shifting and Task-sharing to support essential healthcare services in Nigeria: A mixed-methods study

Supervisors: Professor Sara Shaw 


Eleanor Barry

Understanding ‘Pre-Diabetes’ From The Patient’s Perspective. A mixed-methods qualitative study to improve the success of diabetes prevention strategies

Supervisors: Professor Trish GreenhalghDr Sara Shaw; Dr Chrysanthi Papoutsi


Ting Cai

Stratifying medicines for prevention of cardiovascular disease in Primary Care

Supervisors: Dr James Sheppard; Professor Richard Hobbs; Dr Sarah Lay-Flurrie


Ashley Clift

Personalised breast cancer screening: development &validation of a novel approach using the high dimensional data source QResearch &linked data [DPhil in Cancer Science, hosted by NDPCHS]

Supervisors: Professor Julia Hippisley-Cox


Elif Çoker

Design and implementation of social norm and identity driven behavioral interventions for reducing meat consumption

Supervisors: Professor Susan JebbDr Kerstin FrieDr Rachel Pechey


Nicholas DeVito

Clinical Trial Registries and Results Reporting: Barriers and Best Practices

Supervisors: Professor Carl HeneghanDr Ben Goldacre


Sharon Dixon

What knowledge would support improving the management of teenagers with dysmenorrhoea in primary care?

SupervisorsProfessor Sue ZieblandProfessor Julia Hippisley-Cox; Professor Katy Vincent (NDWRH)


Jienchi Dorward

Point-of-care viral load testing and mHealth adherence support to enhance primary care HIV services in South Africa

Supervisors: Professor Chris ButlerDr Gail Hayward


Kome Gbinigie

Improving the diagnosis and management of bacterial infections in primary care, with a focus on selected subgroups

Supervisors: Professor Carl HeneghanProfessor Chris Butler; Dr Anne-Marie Boylan 


Lucy Goddard

Hypertension Self-Management in Pregnancy

Supervisors: Professor Richard McManusDr Kath Tucker


Clare Goyder

Screening for heart failure in the community: Exploring the potential role of natriuretic peptides

Supervisors: Professor Richard Hobbs; Dr Clare Taylor; Dr Tom Fanshawe; Dr Lisa Hinton


Alexandra Jager

Towards a framework for the incorporation of Big Data throughout the NHS primary care commissioning cycle: a realist synthesis and evaluation

Supervisors: Professor Geoff WongDr Chrysanthi Papoutsi


Bethany Jakubowski

Self-management and self-testing of blood pressure and proteinuria during hypertensive pregnancy

Supervisors: Professor Richard McManusDr Kath Tucker


Nicholas Jones

Reducing stroke risk for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation in primary care

Supervisors: Professor Richard HobbsDr Clare Taylor


Mona Koshkouei

The Operational and Clinical Impact of Regulatory Change on Pharmacy Practice: The Implementation of the European Union Falsified Medicines Directive in the United Kingdom

Supervisors: Professor Trish GreenhalghProfessor Gary Ford (RDM)Professor Sue Dopson (SBS)


Koot Kotze

Hybrid managers in primary health care: balancing excellence and effectiveness

SupervisorsProfessor Trish Greenhalgh; Dr Nick Fahy; Dr Andrew Papanikitas; Professor Steven Reid (University of Cape Town)


Charlotte Lee

An Intervention to Encourage Healthier Food Purchasing: SCOPA (Sugar Swaps for Non Communicable Disease Prevention App)

Supervisors: Professor Susan Jebb; Dr Carmen Piernas-Sanchez


 Joseph Lee

Preventing infection-related cardiovascular disease in primary care

Supervisors: Dr James SheppardDr Constantinos KoshiarisProfessor Richard Hobbs


Jeremy Leslie-Spinks

Researching patient-doctor dialogue in linguistic-phenomenological perspectives. "Painsong - exploring the lived-body experience of damaged dancers"

Supervisors: Professor Trish GreenhalghDr Marta Arnaldi (MML)


Melissa Little

The use of a digital application to treat overweight and obesity in children: A feasibility study

Supervisors: Professor Susan JebbProfessor Paul AveyardDr Tanisha Spratt


Moscho Michalopoulou

Dietary interventions to prevent gestational diabetes

Supervisors: Professor Susan Jebb; Dr Nerys Astbury; Dr Lucy Mackillop (NDWRH)


Liz Morris

Dietary management of type 2 diabetes in primary care

Supervisors: Professor Paul Aveyard; Professor Susan Jebb


Tonny Muthee

The prevention and management of cardiovascular risk in Kenyan primary care settings

Supervisor: Professor Carl Heneghan; Dr Veronika WilliamsDr David NunanDr Anthony Etyang (KEMRI-Wellcome Trust)


Olu Onyimadu

Health economic aspects of childhood obesity

Supervisors: Professor Stavros PetrouProfessor Julia Hippisley-CoxProfessor Susan JebbDr Mara Violato (NDPH)


Louise Pealing

OPTIMUM-BP: self-monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy

Supervisors: Professor Richard McManus; Professor Sue Ziebland; Dr Lucy Chappell (Kings College London). 


Sara Rotenberg

Including Persons with Disabilities in Health Systems: Measuring Disparities and Improving Outcomes

Supervisors: Dr Sara Ryan; Dr Emily McFadden


Defne Saatci

Understanding the early presenting features and long-term complications of childhood and adolescent cancer

Supervisors: Professor Julia Hippisley-CoxProfessor Anthony Harnden


Amelia Talbot

Generating a Comprehensive Understanding of People’s and GPs’ Experiences of Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of TRD

Supervisors: Dr Sara RyanDr Charlotte Albury


Elizabeth Thomas

Overuse and underuse of diagnostic tests and treatments in paediatric primary care

Supervisor: Professor Carl Heneghan; Professor Rafael Perera


Julian Treadwell

Improving GPs' knowledge of benefits and harms of treatments to support decision making in multimorbidity: qualitative research and co-design

Supervisors: Professor Trish GreenhalghDr Kamal Mahtani; Dr Joanna Crocker; Professor Gina Neff (OII)


Amadea Turk

Exploring the relationship between social prescribing and community networks in different socio-economic areas

Supervisors:  Dr Kamal Mahtani; Professor Catherine Pope; Dr Stephanie Tierney; Professor Bernie Hogan (OII) 


Jo Wallinger

The educational and employment experiences of young people and adults with invisible neurodevelopmental disorders: patient-led research

Supervisors: Professor Trish Greenhalgh; Professor Maggie Snowling (EP)


Jacqueline Walumbe

Supporting successful self-management strategies for people living with chronic pain: a mixed methods study focused on those who have been excluded from or dropped out of pain management services

Supervisors: Dr Sara ShawProfessor Alan Silman (NDORMS)


William Warr

From Evidence and Guidelines To Implementation: Development and Feasibility Testing the Implementation of a Brief Behavioural Intervention for Weight Loss

Supervisors: Professor Richard HobbsProfessor Sue ZieblandProfessor Paul AveyardDr Kate TudorProfessor John Bell (MSD)Professor Robbie Foy (University of Leeds)


Helene-Mari van der Westhuizen

Translating policy into practice: reducing nosocomial Tuberculosis transmission in South Africa

Supervisors: Professor Chris ButlerDr Sarah Tonkin-Crine; Prof Rodney Ehrlich (University of Cape Town)


Angela Wu

Developing the evidence for active intervention to support smoking cessation in cardiovascular disease

Supervisors: Professor Paul AveyardDr Jamie Hartmann-BoyceDr Nicola Lindson