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Dr Caroline Farmer

Dr Caroline Farmer

Research Fellow

 01392 72 6988

 South Cloisters 3.09

 

South Cloisters, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Dr Farmer is a research fellow who joined PenTAG in December 2018. She is a highly experienced systematic reviewer with a background in conducting literature reviews to inform health policy and practice in the UK and internationally. She has previously produced guidelines on behalf of the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and for specialist NHS services. Within the PenTAG group, Dr Farmer is a project manager, and conducts and oversees the appraisal of clinical effectiveness evidence in HTA submissions. Caroline has a PhD in Clinical Psychology, and has specialist research interests in research methodology, mental health, multimorbidity, behaviour change, and intimate partner/domestic violence.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology (University of Exeter, 2013)
  • Msc in Psychological Research Methods (University of Exeter, 2008)
  • Bsc in Psychology & Sociology (University of Sheffied, 2006)

Research

Research interests

  • Systematic and ‘non-systematic’ literature reviews: conduct and methodology

  • Guideline development

  • Critical appraisal

  • Prognostic risk factor/risk prediction models

  • Service delivery

  • Specialist topic interests in mental health, trauma, multimorbidity, intimate partner/domestic violence, health behaviour change.

Research projects

Current Projects:

  • NICE HST: Voretigene neparvovec for treating inherited retinal dystrophies caused by RPE65 gene mutations
  • NICE STA: Fremanezumab for preventing migraine
  • NHS England: Positive Practice Guide for Perinatal Mental Health Care in NHS IAPT Services

 

 

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Park S, Greenberg P, Yucel A, Farmer C, O'Neill F, Brandao CDO, Fenaux P (2019). Clinical effectiveness and safety of erythropoietin-stimulating agents for the treatment of low- and intermediate-1-risk myelodysplastic syndrome: a systematic literature review. BRITISH JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY, 184(2), 134-160. Author URL.
Deitelzweig S, Farmer C, Luo X, Li X, Vo L, Mardekian J, Fahrbach K, Ashaye A (2018). Comparison of major bleeding risk in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation receiving direct oral anticoagulants in the real-world setting: a network meta-analysis. CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION, 34(3), 487-498. Author URL.
Sarri G, Bhor M, Abogunrin S, Farmer C, Nandal S, Halloway R, Revicki DA (2018). Systematic literature review and assessment of patient-reported outcome instruments in sickle cell disease. HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES, 16 Author URL.
Deitelzweig S, Farmer C, Luo X, Vo L, Li X, Hamilton M, Horblyuk R, Ashaye A (2017). Risk of major bleeding in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation treated with oral anticoagulants: a systematic review of real-world observational studies. CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION, 33(9), 1583-1594. Author URL.
Farmer C, Fenu E, O'Flynn N, Guthrie B (2016). GUIDELINES Clinical assessment and management of multimorbidity: summary of NICE guidance. BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 354 Author URL.
Farmer C, Farrand P, O'Mahen H (2012). 'I am not a depressed person': how identity conflict affects help-seeking rates for major depressive disorder. BMC Psychiatry, 12 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

Conferences

Sarri G, Bhor M, Abogunrin S, Farmer C, Nandal S, Revicki DA (2017). A Systematic Literature Review of Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments Used in Sickle Cell Disease.  Author URL.

Publications by year


2019

Park S, Greenberg P, Yucel A, Farmer C, O'Neill F, Brandao CDO, Fenaux P (2019). Clinical effectiveness and safety of erythropoietin-stimulating agents for the treatment of low- and intermediate-1-risk myelodysplastic syndrome: a systematic literature review. BRITISH JOURNAL OF HAEMATOLOGY, 184(2), 134-160. Author URL.

2018

Deitelzweig S, Farmer C, Luo X, Li X, Vo L, Mardekian J, Fahrbach K, Ashaye A (2018). Comparison of major bleeding risk in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation receiving direct oral anticoagulants in the real-world setting: a network meta-analysis. CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION, 34(3), 487-498. Author URL.
Sarri G, Bhor M, Abogunrin S, Farmer C, Nandal S, Halloway R, Revicki DA (2018). Systematic literature review and assessment of patient-reported outcome instruments in sickle cell disease. HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES, 16 Author URL.

2017

Sarri G, Bhor M, Abogunrin S, Farmer C, Nandal S, Revicki DA (2017). A Systematic Literature Review of Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments Used in Sickle Cell Disease.  Author URL.
Deitelzweig S, Farmer C, Luo X, Vo L, Li X, Hamilton M, Horblyuk R, Ashaye A (2017). Risk of major bleeding in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation treated with oral anticoagulants: a systematic review of real-world observational studies. CURRENT MEDICAL RESEARCH AND OPINION, 33(9), 1583-1594. Author URL.

2016

Farmer C, Fenu E, O'Flynn N, Guthrie B (2016). GUIDELINES Clinical assessment and management of multimorbidity: summary of NICE guidance. BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 354 Author URL.

2012

Farmer C, Farrand P, O'Mahen H (2012). 'I am not a depressed person': how identity conflict affects help-seeking rates for major depressive disorder. BMC Psychiatry, 12 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

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