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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Open to PhD applications in the field of primary care, prescribing, older people, and medicines optimisation. Most projects which students undertake are mixed methods in nature i.e. using both qualitative and quantitative approaches.

1993 …2020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

A qualitative study to refine a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary care

Gorman, A., Rankin, A., Barry, H., Cadogan, C., Gormley, G., Fahey, T., Ryan, C., Gardner, E., Agus, A., Leathem, C., Maxwell, M., Molloy, G., Ferrett, A., McCarthy, P. & Hughes, C., 31 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 28, S1, p. 12 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Brief interventions targeting long-term benzodiazepine and Z-drug use in primary care: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lynch, T., Ryan, C., Hughes, C., Presseau, J., van Allen, Z., Bradley, C. & Cadogan, C., 27 Jan 2020, In : Addiction.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Developing evidence-based guidance for assessment of suspected infections in care home residents

Hughes, C., Ellard, D. R., Campbell, A., Potter, R., Shaw, C., Gardner, E., Agus, A., O'Reilly, D., Underwood, M., Loeb, M., Stafford, B. & Tunney, M., 14 Feb 2020, In : BMC Geriatrics. 20, 1, p. 59

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Does potentially inappropriate prescribing predict an increased risk of admission to hospital and mortality? A longitudinal study of the 'oldest old'

Cardwell, K., Kerse, N., Hughes, C. M., Teh, R., Moyes, S. A., Menzies, O., Rolleston, A., Broad, J. B. & Ryan, C., 28 Jan 2020, In : BMC Geriatrics. 20, 1, p. 28

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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24 Downloads (Pure)

Improving medicines management for people with dementia in primary care: a qualitative study of healthcare professionals to develop a theory-informed intervention

Barry, H. E., Bedford, L. E., McGrattan, M., Ryan, C., Passmore, A. P., Robinson, A. L., Molloy, G. J., Darcy, C. M., Buchanan, H. & Hughes, C. M., 14 Feb 2020, In : BMC Health Services Research. 20, 13 p., 120 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of independent pharmacist prescribing in care homes: The CHIPPS study

Bond, C. M., Holland, R., Alldred, D. P., Arthur, A., Barton, G., Blyth, A., Desborough, J., Ford, J., Handford, C., Hill, H., Hughes, C. M., Maskrey, V., Massey, K., Myint, P. K., Norris, N., Poland, F. M., Shepstone, L., Turner, D., Zermansky, A. & Wright, D., 21 Jan 2020, In : Trials. 21, 1, 11 p., 103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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18 Downloads (Pure)

The Association Between Drug Burden Index (DBI) and Health-Related Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study of the ‘Oldest Old’ (LiLACS NZ)

Cardwell, K., Kerse, N., Ryan, C., Teh, R., Moyes, S. A., Menzies, O., Rolleston, A., Broad, J. & Hughes, C. M., 10 Jan 2020, In : Drugs and Aging.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Ageing and medicines: research solutions to a demographic challenge

Hughes, C. M., 06 Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 27, 5, p. 403 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

A pharmacist-led medicines review intervention in community-dwelling Māori older adults– a feasibility study protocol

Hikaka, J., Hughes, C., Jones, R., Connolly, M. J. & Martini, N., 05 Dec 2019, In : Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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85 Downloads (Pure)

A systematic overview of systematic reviews evaluating interventions addressing polypharmacy

Anderson, L. J., Schnipper, J. L., Nuckols, T. K., Shane, R., Sarkisian, C., Le, M. M., Pevnick, J. M., Hughes, C. M., Jackevicius, C. A. & O'Mahony, D., 01 Nov 2019, In : American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 76, 21, p. 1777-1787 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A systematic review of pharmacist-led medicines review services in New Zealand – is there equity for Māori older adults?

Hikaka, J., Hughes, C., Jones, R., Connolly, M. J. & Martini, N., 14 Jan 2019, In : Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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90 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a theory-based intervention to improve medicines management for people with dementia in primary care

Barry, H. E., Bedford, L., McGrattan, M., Ryan, C., Passmore, A. P., Robinson, A. L., Molloy, G. J., Darcy, C. M., Buchanan, H. & Hughes, C. M., Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 41, 1, p. 290 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Evidence of a care home effect on antibiotic prescribing for those that transition into a care home: a national data linkage study

Patterson, L., Maguire, A., Cardwell, C., Kee, F., Hughes, C., Geoghegan, L., Doherty, L., Dolan, M., Verlander, N. & O'Reilly, D., 08 Apr 2019, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 147, 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Family involvement in managing medications of older patients across transitions of care: A systematic review

Manias, E., Bucknall, T., Hughes, C., Jorm, C. & Woodward-Kron, R., 29 Mar 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 1, 95.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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80 Downloads (Pure)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
72 Downloads (Pure)

Multifaceted intervention to Reduce Antimicrobial Prescribing in Care Homes: A process evaluation of a UK-based non-randomised feasibility study

Potter, R., Campbell, A., Ellard, D. R., Shaw, C., Gardner, E., Agus, A., O'Reilly, D., Underwood, M., Loeb, M., Stafford, B., Tunney, M. & Hughes, C., 21 Nov 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 11, e032185.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

Perspectives of community-dwelling people with dementia and their carers about medicines management: a qualitative study

Barry, H. E., McGrattan, M., Ryan, C., Passmore, A. P., Robinson, A. L., Molloy, G. J., Darcy, C. M., Buchanan, H. & Hughes, C. M., 03 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 27, S2, p. 15-16

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Statin use and survival in patients with gastric cancer in two independent population-based cohorts

Spence, A. D., Busby, J., Hughes, C. M., Johnston, B. T., Coleman, H. G. & Cardwell, C., 01 Apr 2019, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 28, 4, p. 460-470 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Systematic review and narrative synthesis of pharmacist provided medicines optimisation services in care homes for older people to inform the development of a generic training or accreditation process

Wright, D. J., Maskrey, V., Blyth, A., Norris, N., Alldred, D. P., Bond, C. M., Desborough, J., Hughes, C. M. & Holland, R. C., 12 Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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29 Downloads (Pure)

Testing the feasibility of a community pharmacy-based intervention to improve medicines management for people with dementia in primary care

Barry, H. E., Bedford, L., McGrattan, M., Ryan, C., Passmore, A. P., Robinson, A. L., Molloy, G. J., Darcy, C. M., Buchanan, H. & Hughes, C. M., 17 Sep 2019, In : European Geriatric Medicine. 10, S1, p. 62-63 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

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95 Downloads (Pure)

The development of a comprehensive medicines management approach for persons with dementia in primary care: Full academic report

Hughes, C. M., Barry, H. E., Bedford, L. E., McGrattan, M., Ryan, C., Passmore, A. P., Robinson, A. L., Molloy, G. J., Darcy, C. M. & Buchanan, H., Mar 2019, 323 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

The development of a Core Outcome Set for medicines management interventions for people with dementia in primary care

McGrattan, M., Barry, H. E., Ryan, C., Cooper, J. A., Passmore, A. P., Robinson, A. L., Molloy, G. J., Darcy, C. M., Buchanan, H. & Hughes, C. M., Mar 2019, In : Age and Ageing. 48, 2, p. 260-266

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)
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75 Downloads (Pure)

Unintended discontinuation of medication following hospitalisation: a retrospective cohort study

Redmond, P., McDowell, R., Grimes, T. C., Boland, F., Ronan, M., Hughes, C. & Fahey, T., 04 Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 12 p., e024747.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Angiotensin receptor blocker use and gastro-oesophageal cancer survival: a population-based cohort study

Busby, J., McMenamin, U., Spence, A., Johnston, B. T., Hughes, C. & Cardwell, C., Jan 2018, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 47, 2, p. 279-288 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
215 Downloads (Pure)

A qualitative exploration of proxy decision makers’ expectations of prescribed medications for people with advanced dementia

McCloskey, B., Hughes, C. & Parsons, C., 01 Jun 2018, In : Palliative Medicine. 32, 6, p. 1114-1123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
195 Downloads (Pure)

A qualitative study of healthcare professionals’ perceptions of barriers and facilitators to successful medicines management for people with dementia in primary care.

Barry, H. E., McGrattan, M., Ryan, C., Passmore, A. P., Robinson, A. L., Molloy, G. J., Darcy, C. M., Buchanan, H. & Hughes, C. M., Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 26, S1, p. 31-32 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Open Access
Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
184 Downloads (Pure)

Core Outcome Set for Trials Aimed at Improving the Appropriateness of Polypharmacy in Older People in Primary Care

Rankin, A., Cadogan, C. A., Ryan, C., Clyne, B., Smith, S. M. & Hughes, C. M., 20 Feb 2018, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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15 Citations (Scopus)
83 Downloads (Pure)

Criteria required for an acceptable point-of-care test for UTI detection: Obtaining consensus using the Delphi technique

Weir, N-J. M., Pattison, S. H., Kearney, P., Stafford, B., Gormley, G. J., Crockard, M. A., Gilpin, D. F., Tunney, M. M. & Hughes, C. M., 07 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, 13 p., e0198595.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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174 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)

Development of a core outcome set for use in interventions aimed at improving appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary care

Rankin, A., Cadogan, C., Ryan, C., Clyne, B., Smith, S. M. & Hughes, C., Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 26, Suppl 1, p. 6-7

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

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Economical, Clinical and Humanistic Outcomes

Barry, H. E. & Hughes, C. M., 18 Sep 2018, The Pharmacist Guide to Implementing Pharmaceutical Care.. Costa, F., Alvarez Risco, A. & van Mil, F. (eds.). Springer, p. 119-127

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access

Impact of medication reconciliation for improving transitions of care

Redmond, P., Grimes, T. C., Mcdonnell, R., Boland, F., Hughes, C. & Fahey, T., 23 Aug 2018, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2018, 8, CD010791.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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13 Citations (Scopus)
40 Downloads (Pure)

Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people

Rankin, A., Cadogan, C. A., Patterson, S. M., Kerse, N., Cardwell, C. R., Bradley, M. C., Ryan, C. & Hughes, C., 03 Sep 2018, In : The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 9, p. CD008165

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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27 Citations (Scopus)
259 Downloads (Pure)

Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people: an updated Cochrane systematic review

Rankin, A., Cadogan, C., Cooper, J., Patterson, S. M., Kerse, N., Cardwell, C. R., Bradley, M. C., Ryan, C. & Hughes, C., Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 26, S1, p. 5-6 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

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50 Downloads (Pure)

Low-dose aspirin use and survival in colorectal cancer: results from a population-based cohort study

Gray, R. T., Coleman, H. G., Hughes, C., Murray, L. J. & Cardwell, C. R., 27 Feb 2018, In : BMC Cancer. 18, 8 p., 228.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
137 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
221 Downloads (Pure)

The role of core outcome sets for pharmaceutical care research

Millar, A., Rankin, A., McGrattan, M., O'Sullivan, M. & Hughes, C., 18 Sep 2018, The Pharmacist Guide to Implementing Pharmaceutical Care. Costa, F., Alvarez Risco, A. & van Mil, F. (eds.). Springer, p. 129-140 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2017

A feasibility study of a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy for older people in primary care

Cadogan, C. A., Ryan, C., Gormley, G., Francis, J., Passmore, P., Kerse, N. & Hughes, C. M., 20 Jul 2017, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 4, 23, p. 23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
237 Downloads (Pure)

Beliefs about prescribed medication among older patients with polypharmacy: a mixed methods study in primary care

Clyne, B., Cooper, J. A., Boland, F., Hughes, C. M., Fahey, T. & Smith, S. M., Jul 2017, In : British Journal of General Practice. 67, 660, p. e507-e518

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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14 Citations (Scopus)
300 Downloads (Pure)

Core Outcome Sets: reaching consensus on what to measure in research

Millar, A., McGrattan, M., O'Sullivan, M., Rankin, A. & Hughes, C. M., 04 Jul 2017, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 25, 4, p. 251-252 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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