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1993-1999: Course director community Attachment Scheme MBChB

Currently Senior Clinical Lecturer (0.4 WTE) AUPMC University of Sheffield: supervision and research training for Academic GP Training Fellows, BMedSci research students, postgraduate students; own research; departmental management group. Approved as a trainer August 2009. 2003 to date: GP appraiser & GP peer appraiser;


2007 to 2009: Impact of NICE guidelines and the quality and outcomes framework in primary care; a qualitative study of patient and professional perspectives on treatment.

2007-2010: Co-: A qualitative study of factors influencing late booking for antenatal care.

2006-2009: SDO 'Costs and Outcomes of Older People's services'

GMC commissioned research study:

'A study to assess the impact of CPD on doctor's performance, patient and service outcomes' N Mathers, C Mitchell, A Hunn
Three linked 11year longitudinal Cohort studies: University of Sheffield (BMEdSci) with Sheffield NHS Primary Care Addiction Services (J Keen C Mitchell Keil I Neligan J Parmenter N Mathers P Oliver)

NIHR in practice training fellowship co-supervisor Helen Twohig- successful application to IPTF develop a patient reported income measure for Polymyalgia Rheumatica (and application for RCGP grant for project funding)

Interests in musculoskeletal research:

Development and evaluation of quality and outcome measures for musculoskeletal problems in primary care. Development and evaluation of shared decision making aids for musculoskeletal disorders. Evidence based commissioning of services for musculoskeletal disorders. Co-authored new e-learning module for RCGP - 'Shoulder problems' & a chapter RCGP text book 'Primary care management musculoskeletal problems'.

Current other roles:

2011 to date: RCGP national representative Q-Research programme and National Joint Committee for Rehabilitation Medicine at Royal College of Physicians

2010- Steering Group Keele University: Depression screening and osteoarthritis (POST) study and external examiner for Masters programme and PhD student