Dr Fiona Stevenson

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Name: Fiona Stevenson Email: f.stevenson@ucl.ac.uk
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Department: Primary Care & Population Health Fax:
Position: Senior Lecturer Address: Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill St, London, NW3 2PF
Research Domain: Global Health, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page: Personal Web Page

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Research Description

Fiona's research encompass a wide range of topics such as e-Health, mental health, older people, and perceptions of the use of prescribed, over the counter and complementary and alternative therapies, as well as exercise therapy. All her research is however broadly encompassed by the overarching theme of perceptions, communication and interactions about treatment. Fiona's expertise lies in qualitative methods.

Research Activities

Health care professional - patient communication/interactions

medicine taking

Education Description

I have responsibility for organising the teaching of medical sociology to undergraduate medical students

UCL Collaborators

Prof Elizabeth Murray; Prof Irwin Nazareth

External Collaborators

Publications

    2015

    • Ross J, Stevenson F, Lau R, Murray E (2015). Exploring the challenges of implementing e-health: a protocol for an update of a systematic review of reviews.. BMJ open, 5(4), e006773 - . doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006773
    • Pitman A, Stevenson F (2015). Suicide reporting within British newspapers' arts coverage.. Crisis, 36(1), 13 - 20. doi:10.1027/0227-5910/a000294
    • Nolan T, Dack C, Murray E, Peacock R, Spiegelhalter D, Sweeting M, Pal K, Ross J, Stevenson FA, Pearson M (2015). Patient reactions to a web-based cardiovascular risk calculator in type 2 diabetes: A qualitative study in primary care. British Journal of General Practice, 65(632), e152 - e160. doi:10.3399/bjgp15X683953
    • Stevenson F (2015). The use of electronic patient records for medical research: Conflicts and contradictions. BMC Health Services Research, 15(1), - . doi:10.1186/s12913-015-0783-6
    • Stevenson FA, Chrysikou V, Park S, Gibson W, Pelletier C (2015). Reconsidering 'ethics' and 'quality' in healthcare research: The case for an iterative ethical paradigm. BMC Medical Ethics, 16(1), - . doi:10.1186/s12910-015-0004-1
    • Stevenson F, Gibson W, Pelletier C, Park S, Chrysikou V (2015). 003 op: challenges in qualitative inquiry: judgements of 'ethics' and 'quality'.. BMJ open, 5(4), UCLSymposiumAbstracts3 - . doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-uclsymposiumabstracts.3
    • Khadjesari Z, Stevenson F, Murray E, Godfrey C (2015). Negotiating the 'grey area between normal social drinking and being a smelly tramp': A qualitative study of people searching for help online to reduce their drinking. Health Expectations, , - . doi:10.1111/hex.12351

    2014

    • Ferris M, Nichols A, Stevenson F, Newman M, Shepherd S, Hobbs L, Browne J, Khadjeesari Z (2014). 'Befriend Your Boobs' (BYB): an educational intervention in breast cancer risk modification and cancer prevention in Barnet's Schools, North-West London. BREAST, 23, S18 - S19.
    • Stevenson F (2014). Achieving visibility? Use of non-verbal communication in interactions between patients and pharmacists who do not share a common language. Sociology of Health and Illness, 36(5), 756 - 771. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12102
    • Lau R, Stevenson F, Ong BN, Dziedzic K, Eldridge S, Everitt H, Kennedy A, Kontopantelis E, Little P, Qureshi N, Rogers A, Treweek S, Peacock R, Murray E (2014). Addressing the evidence to practice gap for complex interventions in primary care: a systematic review of reviews protocol.. BMJ Open, 4(6), e005548 - . doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005548
    • Cheragi-Sohi S, Jeffries M, Stevenson F, Ashcroft DM, Carr M, Oliver KA, Rogers A (2014). The influence of personal communities on the self-management of medication taking: A wider exploration of medicine work. Chronic Illness, , - . doi:10.1177/1742395314537841
    • Brueton VC, Stevenson F, Vale CL, Stenning SP, Tierney JF, Harding S, Nazareth I, Meredith S, Rait G (2014). Use of strategies to improve retention in primary care randomised trials: a qualitative study with in-depth interviews.. BMJ Open, 4(1), e003835 - . doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003835
    • Ross J, Stevenson F, Dack C, Pal K, May C, Michie S, Parrott S, Murray E (2014). Evaluating the implementation of HeLP-Diabetes within NHS services: study protocol.. BMC Health Serv Res, 14, 51 - . doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-51
    • Ong BN, Sanders T, Morden A, Cheraghi-Sohi S, Richardson JC, Rogers A, Kennedy A, Bower P, Stevenson F (2014). Behaviour Change and Social Blinkers? The Role of Sociology in Trials of Self-Management Behaviour in Chronic Conditions. From Health Behaviours to Health Practices: Critical Perspectives, , 69 - 81. doi:10.1002/9781118898345.ch7
    • Stevenson F (2014). Achieving visibility? Use of non-verbal communication in interactions between patients and pharmacists who do not share a common language.. Sociol Health Illn, 36(5), 756 - 771. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12102

    2013

    • Stevenson F, Lloyd N, Harrington L, Wallace P (2013). Use of electronic patient records for research: views of patients and staff in general practice. Family Practice, 30(2), 227 - 232. doi:10.1093/fampra/cms069
    • Cheraghi-Sohi S, Bower P, Kennedy A, Morden A, Rogers A, Richardson J, Sanders T, Stevenson F, Ong BN (2013). PATIENT PRIORITIES IN OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COMORBID CONDITIONS.
    • Cheraghi-Sohi S, Bower P, Kennedy A, Morden A, Rogers A, Richardson J, Sanders T, Stevenson F, Ong BN (2013). Patient Priorities in Osteoarthritis and Comorbid Conditions: A Secondary Analysis of Qualitative Data. ARTHRITIS CARE & RESEARCH, 65(6), 920 - 927. doi:10.1002/acr.21897
    • Nicholas A, Bailey JV, Stevenson F, Murray E (2013). The Sexunzipped trial: young people's views of participating in an online randomized controlled trial.. J Med Internet Res, 15(12), e276 - . doi:10.2196/jmir.2647

    2012

    • McCarthy O, Carswell K, Murray E, Free C, Stevenson F, Bailey JV (2012). What young people want from a sexual health website: design and development of sexunzipped. J.Med.Internet.Res., 14(5), e127 - .
    • Bowes P, Stevenson F, Ahluwalia S, Murray E (2012). 'I need her to be a doctor': patients' experiences of presenting health information from the internet in GP consultations.. Br J Gen Pract, 62(604), e732 - e738. doi:10.3399/bjgp12X658250
    • Stevenson F, McNulty G, Leontowitsch M (2012). Negotiating roles in pharmacy practice: interactions across linguistic and cultural barriers.. Commun Med, 9(1), 83 - 94.
    • Murray E, Linke S, Harwood E, Conroy S, Stevenson F, Godfrey C (2012). Widening access to treatment for alcohol misuse: description and formative evaluation of an innovative web-based service in one primary care trust. Alcohol Alcohol., 47(6), 697 - 701.

    2011

    • Bailey J, McCarthy O, Carswell K, Murray E, Rait G, Hart G, Nazareth I, Free C, French R, Stevenson F (2011). THE SEXUNZIPPED WEBSITE FOR SEXUAL WELLBEING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: EARLY RESULTS OF A PILOT ONLINE RCT. J SEX MED, 8, 126 - 126.
    • McCarthy O, Carswell K, Free C, Stevenson F, Murray E, Hart G, French R, Bailey J (2011). DEVELOPING THE 'SEXUNZIPPED' WEBSITE: YOUNG PEOPLE'S VIEWS ON THE DESIGN AND CONTENT OF AN ONLINE SEXUAL HEALTH INTERVENTION. J SEX MED, 8, 294 - 295.
    • Stevenson F, Higgs PF (2011). ‘Ageing well’: competing discourses and tensions in the management of knee pain. Health Sociology Review, 20, 369 - 377.

    2010

    • Leontowitsch M, Higgs P, Stevenson F, Jones IR (2010). Taking care of yourself in later life: A qualitiative study into the use of non-prescription medicines by people aged 60+. Health, 14(2), 213 - 231. doi:10.1177/1363459309347479
    • Hurley M, Walsh N, Bhavnani V, Britten N, Stevenson FA (2010). Health beliefs before and after participation on an exercised-based rehabilitation programme for chronic knee pain: Doing is believing. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 11(1), 31 - . doi:10.1186/1471-2474-11-31
    • Ahluwalia S, Murray E, Stevenson FA, Kerr C, Burns J (2010). 'A heartbeat moment': qualitative study of GP views of patients bringing health information from the internet to a consultation. British Journal of General Practice, 60(571), 88 - 94. doi:10.3399/bjgp10X483120
    • MURRAY E, Kerr C, Noble L, Morris R, Bottomley C, Stevenson F, Patterson D, Peacock R, Turner I, Jackson K, Nazareth I (2010). The potential of web-based interventions for heart disease self-management: A mixed methods investigation. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 12(4), 1 - 15. doi:10.2196/jmir.1438

    2009

    • Higgs P, Leontowitsch M, Stevenson F, Jones IR (2009). Not just old and sick - the 'will to health' in later life. Ageing and Society, 29(5), 687 - 707. doi:10.1017/S0144686X08008271

    2008

    • Stevenson FA, Leontowitsch M, Duggan C (2008). Over-the-counter medicines: professional expertise and consumer discourses. Sociology of Health and Illness, 30(6), 913 - 928. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9566.2008.01108.x
    • Stevenson F (2008). Community Care and informal caring. In Scambler G (Ed.), Sociology as applied to medicine (pp. 265 - 282). : Saunders.
    • Stevenson F, Knudsen P (2008). Discourses of agency and the search for the authentic self: The case of mood-modifying medicines. Social Science and Medicine, 66(1), 170 - 181. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.07.005

    2007

    • Leontowitsch M, Higgs P, Stevenson F, Jones IR (2007). New contract runs risk of distracting pharmacists from helping the over 60s. The Pharmaceutical Journal, 278(7450), 520 - 520.
    • Stevenson FA, Kerr C, Murray E, Nazareth I (2007). Information from the Internet and the doctor-patient relationship: the patient perspective - a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice, 8(1), 47 - 8. doi:10.1186/1471-2296-8-47
    • STEVENSON F (2007). What is a good consultation and what is a bad consultation?. In Collins S, Britten N, Ruusuvuori J, Thompson A (Ed.), Patient Participation in Health Care Consultations (pp. - ). : Maidenhead: Open University Press.
    • Murray E, Kerr C, Stevenson F, Gore C, Nazareth I (2007). Internet interventions can meet the emotional needs of patients and carers managing long-term conditions.
    • Murray E, Kerr C, Stevenson F, Gore C, Nazareth I (2007). Internet Interventions can meet the emotional needs of patients and carers managing long-term conditions. Journal of telemedicine and telecare, 13(S1), 42 - 44. doi:10.1258/135763307781644960

    2006

    • Stevenson F (2006). The doctor-patient relationship. In Wendt C, Wolf C (Ed.), Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie Wiesbaden (pp. - ). : VS Verlag.
    • Kerr C, Murray E, Stevenson F, Gore C, Nazareth I (2006). Internet interventions for long-term conditions: patient and caregiver quality criteria. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 8(3), e13 - .
    • Kerr C, Murray E, Stevenson F, Gore C, Nazareth I (2006). Internet interventions for long-term conditions: Patient and caregiver quality criteria. J MED INTERNET RES, 8(3), - . doi:10.2193/jmir.8.3.e13
    • Kerr C, Murray E, Stevenson F, Gore C, Nazareth I (2006). Internet interventions or patient education Web sites? Author's reply. J MED INTERNET RES, 8(3), - . doi:10.2196/jmir.8.3.e19
    • STEVENSON F (2006). The doctor-patient relationship. In Wendt C, Wolf C (Ed.), Kolner Zeitschrift fur Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie Wiesbaden (pp. - ). : .

    2005

    • Leontowitsch M, Stevenson F, Nazareth I, Duggan C (2005). Concordance: lessons from practice. Pharmceutical Journal,, 275(7370), 438 - .
    • Kerr C, Murray E, Stevenson F, Gore C, Nazareth I (2005). Interactive health communication applications for chronic disease: patient and carer perspectives. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 11(S1), 32 - 34.
    • Stevenson F, Scambler G (2005). The relationship between medicine and the public: the challenge of concordance. Health, 9(1), 5 - 21.
    • Leontowitsch M, Stevenson F, Nazareth I, Duggan C (2005). 'At the moment it is just a couple of eccentrics doing it': concordance in day-to-day practice. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 13(4), 273 - 280.
    • Bhavnani V, Hurley M, Stevenson F, Britten N (2005). Patient's negative perceptions of chronic knee pain are improved by participation on an integrated rehabilitation programme.
    • Stevenson F, Scambler G (2005). Rejoinder to 'The myth of concordance': a response to Armstrong. HEALTH (LONDON), 9(1), 29 - 30.
    • Barber N, Bradley C, Barry CA, Stevenson F, Britten N, Jenkins L (2005). Measuring the appropriateness of prescribing in primary care: are current measures complete?. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 30(6), 533 - 539. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2710.2005.00681.x

    2004

    • STEVENSON F, Cox K, Britten N, Dundar Y (2004). A systematic review of patient-healthcare professional communication focusing on medicine-taking and prescribing.
    • STEVENSON F, Cox K, Britten N, Dundar Y (2004). A systematic review of patient-healthcare professional communication focusing on medicine-taking and prescribing. Medicines Partnership, , - .
    • Britten N, Stevenson FA, Gafaranga J, Barry C, Bradley C (2004). The expression of aversion to medicines in general practice consultations. Social Science and Medicine, 59(7), 1495 - 1503. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2004.01.019
    • Stevenson F (2004). Concept. Concordance. Social Theory and Health, 2(2), 184 - 193.
    • Stevenson FA (2004). Images of nature in relation to mood modifying medicines: a user perspective. Health, 8(2), 241 - 262.
    • Stevenson F (2004). The patient's perspective. In Bond C (Ed.), Concordance (pp. - ). : Pharmaceutical Press.
    • STEVENSON F (2004). The patient's perspective. In (Ed.), Concordance (pp. - ). : London: Pharmaceutical Press.
    • Stevenson F, Cox K, Britten N, Dundar Y (2004). A systematic review of the research on communication between patients and health care professionals about medicines: the consequences for concordance. Health Expectations, 7, 235 - 245.
    • STEVENSON F (2004). Giving voice to the liefworld. More humane, more effective medical care? A qualitative study of doctor-patient communication in general practice. In (Ed.), Communication, Relationships and Care: A Reader (pp. - ). : London, Routledge.

    2003

    • Stevenson FA, Britten N, Barry CA, Bradley CP, Barber N (2003). Self treatment and its discussion in medical consultations: how is medical pluralism managed in practice?. Social Science and Medicine, 57, 513 - 527. doi:10.1016/S0277-9536(02)00377-5
    • Jenkins L, Britten N, Stevenson F, Barber N, Bradley C (2003). Developing and using quantitative instruments for measuring doctor-patient communication about drugs. Patient Education and Counseling, 50, 273 - 278. doi:10.1016/S0738-3991(03)00049-1
    • Stevenson F (2003). Community Care. In Scambler G, Patrick DL (Ed.), Sociology as applied to medicine (pp. - ). : Saunders.
    • Stevenson FA (2003). General practitioners' views on shared decision making: a qualitative analysis. Patient Education and Counseling, 50(3), 291 - 293. doi:10.1016/S0738-3991(03)00052-1
    • STEVENSON F (2003). Community Care. In (Ed.), Sociology as applied to medicine (pp. - ). : Saunders: London.
    • Britten N, Jenkins L, Barber N, Bradley C, Stevenson F (2003). Developing a measure for the appropriateness of prescribing in general practice. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 12, 246 - 250. doi:10.1136/qhc.12.4.246

    2002

    • STEVENSON F, Cox K, Britten N, Dundar Y (2002). A systematic review of patient health care professional communication focusing on medicine-taking and presribing. , , - .
    • Cox K, Stevenson FA, Britten N, Dundar Y (2002). A systematic review of patient health care professional communication focusing on medicine-taking and prescribing.
    • Stevenson F, Britten N, Barry CA, Bradley CP, Barber N (2002). Perceptions of legitimacy: the influence on medicine taking and prescribing. Health, 6, 85 - 104. doi:10.1177/136345930200600105
    • Jones MI, Greenfield SM, Jowett S, Nayak A, Stevenson FA, Bradley CP (2002). Monitoring prescribing: GP's use of Prescribing Analysis and Cost (PACT) data. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 3(2), 105 - 114.
    • Britten N, Stevenson F (2002). Concordance, not just another word for compliance. Prescriber, 13(5), 11 - 14.
    • STEVENSON F, Britten N (2002). Concordance - not just another word for compliance. Prescriber, 13(5), 11 - 14.
    • Jenkins L, Britten N, Barber N, Bradley CP, Stevenson FA (2002). Consultations do not have to be longer.. British Medical Journal, 325(7360), 388 - 388. doi:10.1136/bmj.325.7360.388

    2001

    • Stevenson F, Golding S (2001). Concordance and its relevance for pharmacists. Pharmacy Continuing Development, 1, 39 - 43.
    • Barry CA, Stevenson FA, Britten N, Barber N, Bradley C (2001). Giving voice to the lifeworld. More humane, more effective medical care? A qualitative study of doctor-patient communication in general practice. Social Science and Medicine, 53(4), 487 - 505. doi:10.1016/S0277-9536(00)00351-8
    • Bradley CP, Greenfield SM, Jones M, Nayak A, Stevenson FA (2001). General practitioners and hospital-initiated prescribing. European Journal of General Practice, 7(1), 18 - 22.
    • STEVENSON F, Jenkins L, Britten N, Barber N, Bradley C, Barry C (2001). Improving doctor-patient communication about drugs. Final report to the Department of Health.
    • STEVENSON F, Jenkins L, Britten N, Barber N, Bradley C, Barry C (2001). Improving doctor-patient communication about drugs. Final report to the Department of Health.
    • Stevenson FA (2001). The strategies used by general practitioners when providing information about medicines. Patient Education and Counseling, 43(1), 97 - 104.
    • Lam F, Stevenson FA, Britten N, Stell I (2001). Adherence to antibiotics prescribed in an accident and emergency department: the influence of consultation factors. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 8(3), 181 - 188.
    • Stevenson FA (2001). Concordance: What is the relevance for pharmacists?. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 9(2), 67 - 70.

    2000

    • Stevenson FA, Gerrett D, Rivers P, Wallace G (2000). GPs' recognition of, and response to, influences on patients' medicine taking: the implications for communication. Family Practice, 17(2), 119 - 123. doi:10.1093/fampra/17.2.119
    • Barry CA, Bradley CP, Britten N, Stevenson FA, Barber N (2000). Patients' unvoiced agendas in general practice consultations.. British Medical Journal, 320, 1246 - 1250. doi:10.1136/bmj.320.7244.1246
    • Stevenson FA, Britten N, Barry CA, Barber N, Bradley CP (2000). Qualitative methods and prescribing research. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 25, 317 - 324. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2710.2000.00300.x
    • STEVENSON F (2000). Patients' beliefs about prescribed medicines. Pharmacy in Practice, 10, - .
    • Britten N, Stevenson FA, Barry CA, Barber N, Bradley CP (2000). Misunderstandings in general practice prescribing decisions: a qualitative study. British Medical Journal, 320, 484 - 488. doi:10.1136/bmj.320.7233.484
    • Stevenson FA, Barry CA, Britten N, Barber N, Bradley CP (2000). Doctor-patient communication about drugs: the evidence for shared decision making. Social Science and Medicine, 50, 829 - 840. doi:10.1016/S0277-9536(99)00376-7
    • STEVENSON F (2000). Patients' beliefs about prescribed medicines. Pharmacy in Practice, 10, 252 - 254.
    • Bradley CP, Crowley M, Barry C, Stevenson FA, Britten N, Barber N (2000). Patient-centredness and outcomes in primary care. British Journal of General Practice, 50(451), 149 - 149.

    1999

    • Stevenson FA, Greenfield SM, Jones M, Nayak A, Bradley CP (1999). GPs' perceptions of patient influence on prescribing. Family Practice, 16(3), 255 - 261.
    • STEVENSON F, Barry CA, Britten N, Barber ND, Bradley CP (1999). Using reflexivity to optimise teamwork in qualitative research. Qualitative Health Research, 9, 26 - 44.
    • STEVENSON F (1999). The GKT Concordance Unit. Medical Sociology News, 25(3), 39 - 42.
    • STEVENSON F (1999). The GKT Concordance Unit. Medical Sociology News, 25(3), 39 - 42.
    • Stevenson FA, Wallace G, Rivers P, Gerrett D (1999). 'It's the best of two evils': a study of patients' perceived information needs about oral steroids for asthma. Health Expectations, 2(3), 185 - 194. doi:10.1046/j.1369-6513.1999.00055.x

    1998

    • STEVENSON F, Barry C, Barber N, Bradley C, Britten N (1998). Doctor-patient communication about prescribing in general practice: A qualitative study. Interim findings a report to the Department of Health.
    • STEVENSON F, Barry C, Barber N, Bradley C, Britten N (1998). Doctor-Patient communication about prescribing in general practice: A qualitative study. Interim findings, a report to the Department of Health.

    1995

    • STEVENSON F, Gerrett D (1995). A dilemma of "social" pharmacy practice research. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 3, 65 - 67.

    • Kerr C, Murray E, Noble L, Morris R, Bottomley C, Stevenson FA, Patterson D, Peacock R (). The potential of Web-based internet interventions for heart disease self-management: A mixed methods investigation. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 12(4), - .