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Dr Julia Frost

Dr Julia Frost

Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research

2970

South Cloisters 

I undertake research about health service delivery and patient experience, using a range of methods:http://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/research/healthserv/thethirdgap

I am Programme Lead for the Msc Applied Health Services Research:http://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/education/mscappliedhealthservicesresearch/  

 

Qualifications

PG Cert: Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Fellow Higher Education Academy)

PhD: Sociology

MSc: Sociology

BA (Hons): Sociology and History

Diploma Advanced Nursing Care

Career

I have undertaken research about the development of an intervention for carers of people with heart failure, diabetes and quality of life, management methods for pregnancy loss, decision aids for operative delivery, and outcome measures for neurology. I have worked as a cardiac intensive care nurse and as a sociology lecturer. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3503-5911    

Research

Research interests

I undertake research about health service delivery and patient experience, using a range of health services research methods http://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/research/healthserv/thethirdgap/

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3503-5911

 

 

 

Research projects

The ESSENCE Programme: amalgamating marginal gains in ESSEntial
Nursing CarE

Rehabilitation enablement in chronic heart failure (REACH-HF) 

Diabetes Intervention for Agenda Trial (DIAT)

Research networks

Fellow Higher Education Academy

Member of the British Sociological Association

Qualitative Research Reference Group

Research grants

  • 2015 NIHR Programme Grant
    The Essence Programme: Amalgamating marginal gains in ESSEntial Nursing CarE
  • 2011 NIHR Research for Patient Benefit
    Diabetes intervention for agenda trial (DIAT)
  • 2011 National Institute for Health Research, Research for Patient Benefit
    Diabetes self-management strategies for long-term biomedical outcomes and quality of life: a synthesis of longitudinal quantitative and qualitative research.
  • 2004 Economic and Social Research Council
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

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Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Key publications


Frost J, Grose J, Britten (2016). A qualitative investigation of lay perspectives of diagnosis and self-management strategies employed by people with progressive multiple sclerosis. Health: an interdisciplinary journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine
Frost J, Garside R, Cooper C, Britten N (2015). Meta-Study as Diagnostic: Toward Content over Form in Qualitative Synthesis. Qualitative Health Research, 26, 307-319. Abstract.
Wingham J, Frost J, Britten N, Jolly K, Greaves C, Abraham C, Dalal H, REACH-HF research investigators (2015). Needs of caregivers in heart failure management: a qualitative study. Chronic Illn, 11(4), 304-319. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Frost J, Garside R, Cooper C, Britten N (2014). A qualitative synthesis of diabetes self-management strategies for long term medical outcomes and quality of life in the UK. BMC Health Services Research Abstract.  Full text.
Frost J, Anderson R, Argyle C, Daly M, Harris-Golesworthy F, Harris J, Gibson A, Ingram W, Pinkney J, Ukoumunne OC, et al (2013). A pilot randomised controlled trial of a preconsultation web-based intervention to improve the care quality and clinical outcomes of diabetes outpatients (DIAT). BMJ Open, 3(7). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Ukoumunne OC, Vaidya B, Frost J, Anderson R, Argyle C, Daly M, Harris-Golesworthy F, Harris J, Gibson A, Ingram W, et al (2017). A preconsultation web-based tool to generate an agenda for discussion in diabetes outpatient clinics to improve patient outcomes (DIAT): a feasibility study. BMJ Open, 7(3). Abstract.  Author URL.
Frost J, Grose J, Britten (2016). A qualitative investigation of lay perspectives of diagnosis and self-management strategies employed by people with progressive multiple sclerosis. Health: an interdisciplinary journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine
sugg H, richards D, Frost J (2016). Morita therapy for depression and anxiety (Morita Trial): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials, 17 Full text.
Greaves CJ (2016). Optimising self-care support for people with heart failure and their caregivers: development of the Rehabilitation Enablement in Chronic Heart Failure (REACH-HF) intervention using intervention mapping. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2, 1-1. Full text.
Frost J, Garside R, Cooper C, Britten N (2015). Meta-Study as Diagnostic: Toward Content over Form in Qualitative Synthesis. Qualitative Health Research, 26, 307-319. Abstract.
Wingham J, Frost J, Britten N, Jolly K, Greaves C, Abraham C, Dalal H, REACH-HF research investigators (2015). Needs of caregivers in heart failure management: a qualitative study. Chronic Illn, 11(4), 304-319. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Mills I, Frost J, Kay E, Moles DR (2015). Person-centred care in dentistry - the patients' perspective. British Dental Journal (BDJ), 218, 407-413. Abstract.
Frost J, Garside R, Cooper C, Britten N (2014). A qualitative synthesis of diabetes self-management strategies for long term medical outcomes and quality of life in the UK. BMC Health Services Research Abstract.  Full text.
Mills I, Frost J, Moles DR, Kay E (2014). Dental patients: Delivering PCC. British Dental Journal, 217(11).
Denford S, Frost J, Dieppe P, Cooper C, Britten N (2014). Individualisation of drug treatments for patients with long-term conditions: a review of concepts. BMJ Open, 4(3). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Mills I, Frost J, Cooper C, Moles DR, Kay E (2014). Patient-centred care in general dental practice--a systematic review of the literature. BMC Oral Health, 14 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Frost J, Anderson R, Argyle C, Daly M, Harris-Golesworthy F, Harris J, Gibson A, Ingram W, Pinkney J, Ukoumunne OC, et al (2013). A pilot randomised controlled trial of a preconsultation web-based intervention to improve the care quality and clinical outcomes of diabetes outpatients (DIAT). BMJ Open, 3(7). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Denford S, Frost J, Dieppe P, Britten N (2013). Doctors' understanding of individualisation of drug treatments: a qualitative interview study. BMJ Open, 3(5). Abstract.  Full text.
Mills I, Frost J, Moles DR, Kay E (2013). Patient-centred care in general dental. British Dental Journal, 215(2), 81-85. Abstract.
Mills I, Frost J, Moles DR, Kay E (2013). Patient-centred care in general dental practice: sound sense or soundbite?. British dental journal, 215(2), 81-85. Abstract.
Grose J, Frost J, Richardson J, Skirton H (2013). Using meta-ethnography to understand the emotional impact of caring for people with increasing cognitive impairment. Nursing and Health Sciences, 15(1), 113-123. Abstract.
Grose J, Frost J, Richardson J, Skirton H (2013). Using meta-ethnography to understand the emotional impact of caring for people with increasing cognitive impairment. Nurs Health Sci, 15(1), 113-123. Abstract.  Author URL.
Frost J, Shaw A, Montgomery A, Murphy DJ (2009). Women's views on the use of decision aids for decision making about the method of delivery following a previous caesarean section: qualitative interview study. BJOG, 116(7), 896-905. Abstract.  Author URL.
Frost J (2008). Combining approaches to qualitative data analysis: synthesising the mechanical (CAQDAS) with the thematic (a voice-centred relational approach). Methodological Inniovations, 3(1). Abstract.
Frost J (2007). Review: Family communication about cystic fibrosis from the mother's perspective: an exploratory study. Journal of Research in Nursing, 12(6), 635-636.
Frost J, Bradley H, Levitas R, Smith L, Garcia J (2007). The loss of possibility: scientisation of death and the special case of early miscarriage. Sociol Health Illn, 29(7), 1003-1022. Abstract.  Author URL.
Frost J, Pope C, Liebling R, Murphy D (2006). Utopian Theory and the Discourse of Natural Birth. Social Theory and Health, 4, 299-318. Abstract.
Smith LF, Frost J, Levitas R, Bradley H, Garcia J (2006). Women's experiences of three early miscarriage management options. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 56(524), 198-205. Author URL.
Smith LF, Frost J, Levitas R, Bradley H, Garcia J (2006). Women's experiences of three early miscarriage management options: a qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice, 56(524), 198-205. Abstract.
Murphy DJ, Pope C, Frost J, Liebling RE (2003). Women's views on the impact of operative delivery in the second stage of labour: Qualitative interview study. British Medical Journal, 327(7424), 1132-1135. Abstract.

Chapters

Frost J (2006). Older women and early miscarriage: Leaky bodies and boundaries. In  (Ed) Exploring the Dirty Side of Women's Health, 219-231.

Conferences

Frost J, Britten N (2016). Do Our Answers Fit Their Questions? Critical Humility in Patient-led Research.  Author URL.

Publications by year


2017

Ukoumunne OC, Vaidya B, Frost J, Anderson R, Argyle C, Daly M, Harris-Golesworthy F, Harris J, Gibson A, Ingram W, et al (2017). A preconsultation web-based tool to generate an agenda for discussion in diabetes outpatient clinics to improve patient outcomes (DIAT): a feasibility study. BMJ Open, 7(3). Abstract.  Author URL.

2016

Frost J, Grose J, Britten (2016). A qualitative investigation of lay perspectives of diagnosis and self-management strategies employed by people with progressive multiple sclerosis. Health: an interdisciplinary journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine
Frost J, Britten N (2016). Do Our Answers Fit Their Questions? Critical Humility in Patient-led Research.  Author URL.
sugg H, richards D, Frost J (2016). Morita therapy for depression and anxiety (Morita Trial): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial. Trials, 17 Full text.
Greaves CJ (2016). Optimising self-care support for people with heart failure and their caregivers: development of the Rehabilitation Enablement in Chronic Heart Failure (REACH-HF) intervention using intervention mapping. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2, 1-1. Full text.

2015

Frost J, Garside R, Cooper C, Britten N (2015). Meta-Study as Diagnostic: Toward Content over Form in Qualitative Synthesis. Qualitative Health Research, 26, 307-319. Abstract.
Wingham J, Frost J, Britten N, Jolly K, Greaves C, Abraham C, Dalal H, REACH-HF research investigators (2015). Needs of caregivers in heart failure management: a qualitative study. Chronic Illn, 11(4), 304-319. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Mills I, Frost J, Kay E, Moles DR (2015). Person-centred care in dentistry - the patients' perspective. British Dental Journal (BDJ), 218, 407-413. Abstract.

2014

Frost J, Garside R, Cooper C, Britten N (2014). A qualitative synthesis of diabetes self-management strategies for long term medical outcomes and quality of life in the UK. BMC Health Services Research Abstract.  Full text.
Mills I, Frost J, Moles DR, Kay E (2014). Dental patients: Delivering PCC. British Dental Journal, 217(11).
Denford S, Frost J, Dieppe P, Cooper C, Britten N (2014). Individualisation of drug treatments for patients with long-term conditions: a review of concepts. BMJ Open, 4(3). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Mills I, Frost J, Cooper C, Moles DR, Kay E (2014). Patient-centred care in general dental practice--a systematic review of the literature. BMC Oral Health, 14 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

2013

Frost J, Anderson R, Argyle C, Daly M, Harris-Golesworthy F, Harris J, Gibson A, Ingram W, Pinkney J, Ukoumunne OC, et al (2013). A pilot randomised controlled trial of a preconsultation web-based intervention to improve the care quality and clinical outcomes of diabetes outpatients (DIAT). BMJ Open, 3(7). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Denford S, Frost J, Dieppe P, Britten N (2013). Doctors' understanding of individualisation of drug treatments: a qualitative interview study. BMJ Open, 3(5). Abstract.  Full text.
Mills I, Frost J, Moles DR, Kay E (2013). Patient-centred care in general dental. British Dental Journal, 215(2), 81-85. Abstract.
Mills I, Frost J, Moles DR, Kay E (2013). Patient-centred care in general dental practice: sound sense or soundbite?. British dental journal, 215(2), 81-85. Abstract.
Grose J, Frost J, Richardson J, Skirton H (2013). Using meta-ethnography to understand the emotional impact of caring for people with increasing cognitive impairment. Nursing and Health Sciences, 15(1), 113-123. Abstract.
Grose J, Frost J, Richardson J, Skirton H (2013). Using meta-ethnography to understand the emotional impact of caring for people with increasing cognitive impairment. Nurs Health Sci, 15(1), 113-123. Abstract.  Author URL.

2009

Frost J, Shaw A, Montgomery A, Murphy DJ (2009). Women's views on the use of decision aids for decision making about the method of delivery following a previous caesarean section: qualitative interview study. BJOG, 116(7), 896-905. Abstract.  Author URL.

2008

Frost J (2008). Combining approaches to qualitative data analysis: synthesising the mechanical (CAQDAS) with the thematic (a voice-centred relational approach). Methodological Inniovations, 3(1). Abstract.

2007

Frost J (2007). Review: Family communication about cystic fibrosis from the mother's perspective: an exploratory study. Journal of Research in Nursing, 12(6), 635-636.
Frost J, Bradley H, Levitas R, Smith L, Garcia J (2007). The loss of possibility: scientisation of death and the special case of early miscarriage. Sociol Health Illn, 29(7), 1003-1022. Abstract.  Author URL.

2006

Frost J (2006). Older women and early miscarriage: Leaky bodies and boundaries. In  (Ed) Exploring the Dirty Side of Women's Health, 219-231.
Frost J, Pope C, Liebling R, Murphy D (2006). Utopian Theory and the Discourse of Natural Birth. Social Theory and Health, 4, 299-318. Abstract.
Smith LF, Frost J, Levitas R, Bradley H, Garcia J (2006). Women's experiences of three early miscarriage management options. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 56(524), 198-205. Author URL.
Smith LF, Frost J, Levitas R, Bradley H, Garcia J (2006). Women's experiences of three early miscarriage management options: a qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice, 56(524), 198-205. Abstract.

2003

Murphy DJ, Pope C, Frost J, Liebling RE (2003). Women's views on the impact of operative delivery in the second stage of labour: Qualitative interview study. British Medical Journal, 327(7424), 1132-1135. Abstract.

Evidence of impact on policy and professional practice

J Frost, R Garside, C Cooper, N Britten (2014) A qualitative synthesis of diabetes self-management strategies for long term medical outcomes and quality of life in the UK. BMC Health Services Research. 14:348 included in NIHR themed review ‘On the Level: evidence for action on type 2 diabetes’ (2016): http://www.dc.nihr.ac.uk/themed-reviews/on-the-level.htm.


Invited lectures & workshops

BSA Medical Sociology South Coast Regional Study Group Meeting 4th July 2016: Do our answers fit their questions? Critical humility in patient led research. Julia Frost and Nicky Britten

I am Programme Lead for the Msc Applied Health Services Research:

http://medicine.exeter.ac.uk/education/mscappliedhealthservicesresearch/   

With colleagues I help deliver the Qualitative Research Advice Clinics.

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