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Professor Nefyn Williams PhD FRCGP

Professor in Primary Care Primary Care & Mental Health

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Developing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture and testing in a randomised feasibility study: Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR) (Journal article - 2017)
  2. Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR): a phase II randomised feasibility study of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture (Journal article - 2016)
  3. Comparative clinical effectiveness of management strategies for sciatica: systematic review and network meta-analyses (Journal article - 2015)
  4. Mixed methods process evaluation of an enhanced community-based rehabilitation intervention for elderly patients with hip fracture (Journal article - 2018)
  5. 'Function First-Be Active, Stay Independent'-promoting physical activity and physical function in people with long-term conditions by primary care: a protocol for a realist synthesis with embedded co-production and co-design (Journal article - 2020)
  6. Understanding sciatica: illness and treatment beliefs in a lumbar radicular pain population. A qualitative interview study. (Journal article - 2019)
  7. Strategies to safely reduce polypharmacy in older people: a systematic review of barriers and facilitators to effective intervention (Other - 2019)
  8. General medical services by non-medical health professionals: a systematic quantitative review of economic evaluations in primary care (Journal article - 2019)
  9. Development of an evidence-based complex intervention for community rehabilitation of hip fracture patients using realist review, survey and focus group. (Journal article - 2017)
  10. Putting function first: redesigning the primary care management of long-term conditions (Journal article - 2018)

2020

Protocol for a definitive randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of a community-based rehabilitation programme following hip fracture: fracture in the elderly multidisciplinary rehabilitation-phase III (FEMuR III). (Journal article)

Williams, N., Dodd, S., Hardwick, B., Clayton, D., Edwards, R. T., Charles, J. M., . . . Dorkenoo, S. (2020). Protocol for a definitive randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of a community-based rehabilitation programme following hip fracture: fracture in the elderly multidisciplinary rehabilitation-phase III (FEMuR III).. BMJ Open, 10(10), e039791. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039791

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039791

Barriers and facilitators to deprescribing in primary care: a systematic review (Journal article)

Doherty, A. J., Boland, P., Reed, J., Clegg, A. J., Stephani, A., Williams, N. H., . . . Walker, L. (2020). Barriers and facilitators to deprescribing in primary care: a systematic review. BJGP Open, 4(3), 0. doi:10.3399/bjgpopen20X101096

DOI: 10.3399/bjgpopen20X101096

'Function First-Be Active, Stay Independent'-promoting physical activity and physical function in people with long-term conditions by primary care: a protocol for a realist synthesis with embedded co-production and co-design (Journal article)

Law, R. -J., Williams, L., Langley, J., Burton, C., Hall, B., Hiscock, J., . . . Williams, N. (2020). 'Function First-Be Active, Stay Independent'-promoting physical activity and physical function in people with long-term conditions by primary care: a protocol for a realist synthesis with embedded co-production and co-design. BMJ OPEN, 10(2). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035686

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035686

The development of the Primary Care Clusters Multidimensional Assessment (PCCMA): A mixed-methods study (Journal article)

Stanciu, M. A., Law, R. -J., Myres, P., Parsonage, R., Hiscock, J., Williams, N., & Wilkinson, C. (2020). The development of the Primary Care Clusters Multidimensional Assessment (PCCMA): A mixed-methods study. HEALTH POLICY, 124(2), 152-163. doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.12.004

DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.12.004

2019

LEGO Serious Play for Health Research (Presentation material)

Hill, R. A., Williams, N., & Blackledge, A. (2019). LEGO Serious Play for Health Research. Univeristy of Liverpool, Liverpool. Retrieved from https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/

Understanding sciatica: illness and treatment beliefs in a lumbar radicular pain population. A qualitative interview study. (Journal article)

Goldsmith, R., Williams, N. H., & Wood, F. (2019). Understanding sciatica: illness and treatment beliefs in a lumbar radicular pain population. A qualitative interview study.. BJGP open, 3(3). doi:10.3399/bjgpopen19x101654

DOI: 10.3399/bjgpopen19x101654

Strategies to safely reduce polypharmacy in older people: a systematic review of barriers and facilitators to effective intervention (Other)

Hill, R. A., Walker, L., Osanlou, O., Williams, N., & Khedmati Morasae, E. (2019). Strategies to safely reduce polypharmacy in older people: a systematic review of barriers and facilitators to effective intervention. Retrieved from http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42019121848

General medical services by non-medical health professionals: a systematic quantitative review of economic evaluations in primary care (Journal article)

Anthony, B. F., Surgey, A., Hiscock, J., Williams, N. H., & Charles, J. M. (2019). General medical services by non-medical health professionals: a systematic quantitative review of economic evaluations in primary care. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 69(682), E304-E313. doi:10.3399/bjgp19X702425

DOI: 10.3399/bjgp19X702425

A lifestyle management programme focused on exercise, diet and physiotherapy support for patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis and a body mass index over 35: A qualitative study. (Journal article)

Law, R. -J., Nafees, S., Hiscock, J., Wynne, C., & Williams, N. H. (2019). A lifestyle management programme focused on exercise, diet and physiotherapy support for patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis and a body mass index over 35: A qualitative study.. Musculoskeletal care, 17(1), 145-151. doi:10.1002/msc.1382

DOI: 10.1002/msc.1382

Matching and accepting assistive technology in multiple sclerosis: A focus group study with people with multiple sclerosis, carers and occupational therapists (Journal article)

Squires, L. A., Williams, N., & Morrison, V. L. (2019). Matching and accepting assistive technology in multiple sclerosis: A focus group study with people with multiple sclerosis, carers and occupational therapists. JOURNAL OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY, 24(4), 480-494. doi:10.1177/1359105316677293

DOI: 10.1177/1359105316677293

2018

Development of an intervention to expedite cancer diagnosis through primary care: a protocol. (Journal article)

Stanciu, M. A., Law, R. -J., Nafees, S., Hendry, M., Yeo, S. T., Hiscock, J., . . . WICKED Team on behalf of. (2018). Development of an intervention to expedite cancer diagnosis through primary care: a protocol.. BJGP open, 2(3), bjgpopen18X101595. doi:10.3399/bjgpopen18x101595

DOI: 10.3399/bjgpopen18x101595

Mixed methods process evaluation of an enhanced community-based rehabilitation intervention for elderly patients with hip fracture (Journal article)

Roberts, J. L., Pritchard, A. W., Williams, M., Totton, N., Morrison, V., Din, N. U., & Williams, N. H. (2018). Mixed methods process evaluation of an enhanced community-based rehabilitation intervention for elderly patients with hip fracture. BMJ Open, 8(8). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021486

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-021486

Putting function first: redesigning the primary care management of long-term conditions (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., & Law, R. -J. (2018). Putting function first: redesigning the primary care management of long-term conditions. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 68(673), 388-389. doi:10.3399/bjgp18X698249

DOI: 10.3399/bjgp18X698249

Lessons learnt from a discontinued randomised controlled trial: adalimumab injection compared with placebo for patients receiving physiotherapy treatment for sciatica (Subcutaneous Injection of Adalimumab Trial compared with Control: SCIATiC) (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Jenkins, A., Goulden, N., Hoare, Z., Hughes, D. A., Wood, E., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2018). Lessons learnt from a discontinued randomised controlled trial: adalimumab injection compared with placebo for patients receiving physiotherapy treatment for sciatica (Subcutaneous Injection of Adalimumab Trial compared with Control: SCIATiC). TRIALS, 19. doi:10.1186/s13063-018-2801-6

DOI: 10.1186/s13063-018-2801-6

PREFERENCES OF OLDER PATIENTS REGARDING HIP FRACTURE REHABILITATION SERVICE CONFIGURATION: A FEASIBILITY DISCRETE CHOICE EXPERIMENT (Journal article)

Charles, J. M., Roberts, J. L., Din, N. U., Williams, N. H., Yeo, S. T., & Edwards, R. T. (2018). PREFERENCES OF OLDER PATIENTS REGARDING HIP FRACTURE REHABILITATION SERVICE CONFIGURATION: A FEASIBILITY DISCRETE CHOICE EXPERIMENT. JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE, 50(7), 636-642. doi:10.2340/16501977-2350

DOI: 10.2340/16501977-2350

Hip fracture in the elderly multidisciplinary rehabilitation (FEMuR) feasibility study: testing the use of routinely collected data for future health economic evaluations. (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Mawdesley, K., Roberts, J. L., Din, N. U., Totton, N., Charles, J. M., . . . Edwards, R. T. (2018). Hip fracture in the elderly multidisciplinary rehabilitation (FEMuR) feasibility study: testing the use of routinely collected data for future health economic evaluations.. Pilot and feasibility studies, 4, 76. doi:10.1186/s40814-018-0269-5

DOI: 10.1186/s40814-018-0269-5

2017

Development of an evidence-based complex intervention for community rehabilitation of hip fracture patients using realist review, survey and focus group. (Journal article)

Roberts, J. L., Din, N. U., Williams, M., Hawkes, C. A., Charles, J. M., Hoare, Z., . . . Williams, N. H. (2017). Development of an evidence-based complex intervention for community rehabilitation of hip fracture patients using realist review, survey and focus group.. BMJ Open, 1-11. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014362

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014362

Subcutaneous Injection of Adalimumab Trial compared with Control (SCIATiC): a randomised controlled trial of adalimumab injection compared with placebo for patients receiving physiotherapy treatment for sciatica (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Jenkins, A., Goulden, N., Hoare, Z., Hughes, D. A., Wood, E., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2017). Subcutaneous Injection of Adalimumab Trial compared with Control (SCIATiC): a randomised controlled trial of adalimumab injection compared with placebo for patients receiving physiotherapy treatment for sciatica. HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT, 21(60), 1-+. doi:10.3310/hta21600

DOI: 10.3310/hta21600

Intervention Now to Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): a systematic review of intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, and qualitative and realist synthesis of implementation factors and user engagement (Journal article)

Aslam, R. W., Hendry, M., Booth, A., Carter, B., Charles, J. M., Craine, N., . . . Whitaker, R. (2017). Intervention Now to Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): a systematic review of intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, and qualitative and realist synthesis of implementation factors and user engagement. BMC MEDICINE, 15. doi:10.1186/s12916-017-0904-7

DOI: 10.1186/s12916-017-0904-7

Developing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture and testing in a randomised feasibility study: Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR) (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Roberts, J. L., Din, N. U., Charles, J. M., Totton, N., Williams, M., . . . Rycroft-Malone, J. (2017). Developing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture and testing in a randomised feasibility study: Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR). HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT, 21(44), 1-528. doi:10.3310/hta21440

DOI: 10.3310/hta21440

2016

Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR): a phase II randomised feasibility study of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Roberts, J. L., Din, N. U., Totton, N., Charles, J. M., Hawkes, C. A., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2016). Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR): a phase II randomised feasibility study of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture. BMJ Open, 6(10). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012422

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012422

Intervention Now to Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): A Systematic Review of Intervention Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness, and Qualitative and Realist Synthesis of Implementation Factors and User Engagement (Journal article)

Whitaker, R., Hendry, M., Rabeea'h Aslam, A. B., Booth, A., Carter, B., Charles, J. M., . . . Williams, N. (2016). Intervention Now to Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): A Systematic Review of Intervention Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness, and Qualitative and Realist Synthesis of Implementation Factors and User Engagement. Health technology assessment (Winchester, England), 20(16), 1-214. doi:10.3310/hta20160

DOI: 10.3310/hta20160

2015

Chapter 4. Musculoskeletal primary care. (Chapter)

Williams, N. H. (2015). Chapter 4. Musculoskeletal primary care.. In Hutson, M. A. (Ed.), Oxford Textbook of Musculoskeletal Medicine. Oxford University Press.

Health professionals' perspectives on exercise referral and physical activity promotion in primary care: Findings from a process evaluation of the National Exercise Referral Scheme in Wales (Journal article)

Din, N. U., Moore, G. F., Murphy, S., Wilkinson, C., & Williams, N. H. (2015). Health professionals' perspectives on exercise referral and physical activity promotion in primary care: Findings from a process evaluation of the National Exercise Referral Scheme in Wales. HEALTH EDUCATION JOURNAL, 74(6), 743-757. doi:10.1177/0017896914559785

DOI: 10.1177/0017896914559785

Comparative clinical effectiveness of management strategies for sciatica: systematic review and network meta-analyses (Journal article)

Lewis, R. A., Williams, N. H., Sutton, A. J., Burton, K., Din, N. U., Matar, H. E., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2015). Comparative clinical effectiveness of management strategies for sciatica: systematic review and network meta-analyses. SPINE JOURNAL, 15(6), 1461-1477. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2013.08.049

DOI: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.08.049

Is increased time to diagnosis and treatment in symptomatic cancer associated with poorer outcomes? Systematic review (Journal article)

Neal, R. D., Tharmanathan, P., France, B., Din, N. U., Cotton, S., Fallon-Ferguson, J., . . . Emery, J. (2015). Is increased time to diagnosis and treatment in symptomatic cancer associated with poorer outcomes? Systematic review. British Journal of Cancer, 112(S1), S92-S107. doi:10.1038/bjc.2015.48

DOI: 10.1038/bjc.2015.48

Interventions for preventing unintended repeat pregnancies among adolescents (Other)

Aslam, R. W., Hendry, M., Carter, B., Noyes, J., Rycroft Malone, J., Booth, A., . . . Whitaker, R. (n.d.). Interventions for preventing unintended repeat pregnancies among adolescents. In Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Wiley. doi:10.1002/14651858.cd011477

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.cd011477

Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR): study protocol for a phase II randomised feasibility study of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture [ISRCTN22464643]. (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Hawkes, C., Din, N. U., Roberts, J. L., Charles, J. M., Morrison, V. L., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2015). Fracture in the Elderly Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation (FEMuR): study protocol for a phase II randomised feasibility study of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture [ISRCTN22464643].. Pilot and feasibility studies, 1, 13. doi:10.1186/s40814-015-0008-0

DOI: 10.1186/s40814-015-0008-0

2014

Folate Augmentation of Treatment--Evaluation for Depression (FolATED): randomised trial and economic evaluation. (Journal article)

Bedson, E., Bell, D., Carr, D., Carter, B., Hughes, D., Jorgensen, A., . . . Williams, N. (2014). Folate Augmentation of Treatment--Evaluation for Depression (FolATED): randomised trial and economic evaluation.. Health Technology Assessment, 18(48). doi:10.3310/hta18480

DOI: 10.3310/hta18480

Cost-effectiveness of different strategies to manage patients with sciatica (Journal article)

Fitzsimmons, D., Phillips, C. J., Bennett, H., Jones, M., Williams, N., Lewis, R., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2014). Cost-effectiveness of different strategies to manage patients with sciatica. Pain, 155(7), 1318-1327. doi:10.1016/j.pain.2014.04.008

DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2014.04.008

Healthy eating and lifestyle in pregnancy (HELP): a protocol for a cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a weight management intervention in pregnancy (Journal article)

John, E., Cassidy, D. M., Playle, R., Jewell, K., Cohen, D., Duncan, D., . . . Simpson, S. A. (2014). Healthy eating and lifestyle in pregnancy (HELP): a protocol for a cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a weight management intervention in pregnancy. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 14. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-439

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-439

Answer to the Letter to the Editor of Gui-Tao Li et al. concerning: "A systematic review and meta-analysis of biological treatments targeting tumour necrosis factor a for sciatica" by Williams NH, Lewis R, Din NU, Matar HE, Fitzsimmons D, Phillips CJ, Sutton A, Burton K, Hendry M, Nafees S, Wilkinson C (2013) Eur Spine J; 22:1921-1935. (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., & Lewis, R. (2014). Answer to the Letter to the Editor of Gui-Tao Li et al. concerning: "A systematic review and meta-analysis of biological treatments targeting tumour necrosis factor a for sciatica" by Williams NH, Lewis R, Din NU, Matar HE, Fitzsimmons D, Phillips CJ, Sutton A, Burton K, Hendry M, Nafees S, Wilkinson C (2013) Eur Spine J; 22:1921-1935.. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 23(4), 939. doi:10.1007/s00586-014-3171-8

DOI: 10.1007/s00586-014-3171-8

Comment on Williams NH, et al.: a systematic review and meta-analysis of biological treatments targeting tumour necrosis factor a for sciatica (Eur Spine J, 2013;22(9):1921–35) (Journal article)

Wang, J., Li, G. -T., & Sun, H. -T. (2014). Comment on Williams NH, et al.: a systematic review and meta-analysis of biological treatments targeting tumour necrosis factor a for sciatica (Eur Spine J, 2013;22(9):1921–35). European Spine Journal, 23(4), 938. doi:10.1007/s00586-014-3166-5

DOI: 10.1007/s00586-014-3166-5

Intervention Now To Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): a systematic review of intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, qualitative and realist synthesis of implementation factors and user engagement (Journal article)

Whitaker, R., Hendry, M., Booth, A., Carter, B., Charles, J., Craine, N., . . . Williams, N. (2014). Intervention Now To Eliminate Repeat Unintended Pregnancy in Teenagers (INTERUPT): a systematic review of intervention effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, qualitative and realist synthesis of implementation factors and user engagement. BMJ Open, 4(4), e004733. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004733

DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004733

Patient-reported measurement of time to diagnosis in cancer: development of the Cancer Symptom Interval Measure (C-SIM) and randomised controlled trial of method of delivery (Journal article)

Neal, R. D., Nafees, S., Pasterfield, D., Hood, K., Hendry, M., Gollins, S., . . . Robling, M. (2014). Patient-reported measurement of time to diagnosis in cancer: development of the Cancer Symptom Interval Measure (C-SIM) and randomised controlled trial of method of delivery. BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 14. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-3

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-3

2013

A systematic review and meta-analysis of biological treatments targeting tumour necrosis factor a for sciatica. Williams NH, Lewis R, Din NU, Matar HE, Fitzsimmons D, Phillips CJ, Sutton A, Burton K, Hendry M, Nafees S, Wilkinson C. Eur Spine J. 2013 Sep;22(9):1921-35. doi: 10.1007/s00586-013-2739-z. Epub 2013 Mar 26 (Journal article)

A systematic review and meta-analysis of biological treatments targeting tumour necrosis factor a for sciatica. Williams NH, Lewis R, Din NU, Matar HE, Fitzsimmons D, Phillips CJ, Sutton A, Burton K, Hendry M, Nafees S, Wilkinson C. Eur Spine J. 2013 Sep;22(9):1921-35. doi: 10.1007/s00586-013-2739-z. Epub 2013 Mar 26 (2013). The Spine Journal, 13(12), 1963. doi:10.1016/j.spinee.2013.11.006

DOI: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.11.006

The application of realist synthesis review methods in public health economics (Conference Paper)

Charles, J. M., Edwards, R. T., Williams, N., & Din, N. (2013). The application of realist synthesis review methods in public health economics. In The Lancet Vol. 382 (pp. S28). Elsevier BV. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(13)62453-8

DOI: 10.1016/s0140-6736(13)62453-8

Cost-effectiveness of a national exercise referral programme for primary care patients in Wales: results of a randomised controlled trial (Journal article)

Edwards, R. T., Linck, P., Hounsome, N., Raisanen, L., Williams, N., Moore, L., & Murphy, S. (2013). Cost-effectiveness of a national exercise referral programme for primary care patients in Wales: results of a randomised controlled trial. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 13. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1021

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1021

A systematic review and meta-analysis of biological treatments targeting tumour necrosis factor a for sciatica. (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Lewis, R., Din, N. U., Matar, H. E., Fitzsimmons, D., Phillips, C. J., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2013). A systematic review and meta-analysis of biological treatments targeting tumour necrosis factor a for sciatica.. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 22(9), 1921-1935. doi:10.1007/s00586-013-2739-z

DOI: 10.1007/s00586-013-2739-z

Adapting exercise therapy to individual need in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee (Journal article)

Williams, N. H. (2013). Adapting exercise therapy to individual need in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee. Physical Therapy Reviews, 18(2), 151-152. doi:10.1179/1743288x13y.0000000069

DOI: 10.1179/1743288x13y.0000000069

2012

An evaluation of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the National Exercise Referral Scheme in Wales, UK: a randomised controlled trial of a public health policy initiative (Journal article)

Murphy, S. M., Edwards, R. T., Williams, N., Raisanen, L., Moore, G., Linck, P., . . . Moore, L. (2012). An evaluation of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of the National Exercise Referral Scheme in Wales, UK: a randomised controlled trial of a public health policy initiative. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 66(8), 745-753. doi:10.1136/jech-2011-200689

DOI: 10.1136/jech-2011-200689

Measuring illness and exercise beliefs in osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: psychometric properties of the ‘Hip and Knee Beliefs Questionnaire’ and the ‘Exercise Attitude Questionnaire’ (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Amoakwa, E., Belcher, J., Burton, K., Hendry, M., Lewis, R., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2012). Measuring illness and exercise beliefs in osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: psychometric properties of the ‘Hip and Knee Beliefs Questionnaire’ and the ‘Exercise Attitude Questionnaire’. International Musculoskeletal Medicine, 34(1), 13-20. doi:10.1179/1753615411y.0000000014

DOI: 10.1179/1753615411y.0000000014

2011

Promoting physical activity in primary care. (Journal article)

Williams, N. H. (2011). Promoting physical activity in primary care.. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 343, d6615. doi:10.1136/bmj.d6615

DOI: 10.1136/bmj.d6615

Introduction (Journal article)

Lewis, R., Williams, N., Matar, H. E., Din, N., Fitzsimmons, D., Phillips, C., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2011). Introduction. HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT, 15(39), 1-+. doi:10.3310/hta15390

DOI: 10.3310/hta15390

Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (AIDA): phase II randomised controlled trial of an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis in primary care (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Amoakwa, E., Belcher, J., Edwards, R. T., Hassani, H., Hendry, M., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2011). Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (AIDA): phase II randomised controlled trial of an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis in primary care. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 61(589). doi:10.3399/bjgp11X588411

DOI: 10.3399/bjgp11X588411

2010

A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the Welsh National Exercise Referral Scheme: protocol for trial and integrated economic and process evaluation (Journal article)

Murphy, S., Raisanen, L., Moore, G., Edwards, R. T., Linck, P., Williams, N., . . . Moore, L. (2010). A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the Welsh National Exercise Referral Scheme: protocol for trial and integrated economic and process evaluation. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 10. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-352

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-352

The Hip and Knee Book: developing an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Amoakwa, E., Burton, K., Hendry, M., Lewis, R., Jones, J., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2010). The Hip and Knee Book: developing an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 60(571). doi:10.3399/bjgp10X483166

DOI: 10.3399/bjgp10X483166

2009

Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (AIDA): design of a Phase II randomised controlled trial evaluating an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis [ISRCTN24554946] (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Amoakwa, E., Burton, K., Hendry, M., Belcher, J., Lewis, R., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2009). Activity Increase Despite Arthritis (AIDA): design of a Phase II randomised controlled trial evaluating an active management booklet for hip and knee osteoarthritis [ISRCTN24554946]. BMC FAMILY PRACTICE, 10. doi:10.1186/1471-2296-10-62

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-10-62

Follow-up of cancer in primary care versus secondary care: systematic review (Journal article)

Lewis, R. A., Neal, R. D., Williams, N. H., France, B., Hendry, M., Russell, D., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2009). Follow-up of cancer in primary care versus secondary care: systematic review. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 59(564), 525-532. doi:10.3399/bjgp09X453567

DOI: 10.3399/bjgp09X453567

Patients' and healthcare professionals' views of cancer follow-up: systematic review (Journal article)

Lewis, R. A., Neal, R. D., Hendry, M., France, B., Williams, N. H., Russell, D., . . . Wilkinson, C. (2009). Patients' and healthcare professionals' views of cancer follow-up: systematic review. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 59(564), 533-540. doi:10.3399/bjgp09X453576

DOI: 10.3399/bjgp09X453576

Nurse-led vs. conventional physician-led follow-up for patients with cancer: systematic review (Journal article)

Lewis, R., Neal, R. D., Williams, N. H., France, B., Wilkinson, C., Hendry, M., . . . Weller, D. (2009). Nurse-led vs. conventional physician-led follow-up for patients with cancer: systematic review. JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING, 65(4), 706-723. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04927.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04927.x

"The wise, for cure, on exercise depend": physical activity interventions in primary care in Wales (Journal article)

Williams, N. H. (2009). "The wise, for cure, on exercise depend": physical activity interventions in primary care in Wales. BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 43(2), 106-108. doi:10.1136/bjsm.2008.051458

DOI: 10.1136/bjsm.2008.051458

2008

A survey of local health promotion initiatives for older people in Wales (Journal article)

Hendry, M., Williams, N. H., & Wilkinson, C. (2008). A survey of local health promotion initiatives for older people in Wales. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 8. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-217

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-8-217

Functional illness in primary care: dysfunction versus disease (Journal article)

Williams, N., Wilkinson, C., Stott, N., & Menkes, D. B. (2008). Functional illness in primary care: dysfunction versus disease. BMC FAMILY PRACTICE, 9. doi:10.1186/1471-2296-9-30

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-9-30

2007

Effectiveness of exercise-referral schemes to promote physical activity in adults: systematic review (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Hendry, M., France, B., Lewis, R., & Wilkinson, C. (2007). Effectiveness of exercise-referral schemes to promote physical activity in adults: systematic review. BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE, 57(545), 979-986. doi:10.3399/096016407782604866

DOI: 10.3399/096016407782604866

Psychological response in spinal manipulation (PRISM): A systematic review of psychological outcomes in randomised controlled trials (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Hendry, M., Lewis, R., Russell, I., Westmoreland, A., & Wilkinson, C. (2007). Psychological response in spinal manipulation (PRISM): A systematic review of psychological outcomes in randomised controlled trials. COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN MEDICINE, 15(4), 271-283. doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2007.01.008

DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2007.01.008

Optimising the psychological benefits of osteopathy (Journal article)

Williams, N. H. (2007). Optimising the psychological benefits of osteopathy. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 10(2-3), 36-41. doi:10.1016/j.ijosm.2007.05.002

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijosm.2007.05.002

Should your GP be an osteopath? Patients' views of an osteopathy clinic based in primary care (Journal article)

Westmoreland, J. L., Williams, N. H., Wilkinson, C., Wood, F., & Westmoreland, A. (2007). Should your GP be an osteopath? Patients' views of an osteopathy clinic based in primary care. COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN MEDICINE, 15(2), 121-127. doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2005.11.006

DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2005.11.006

2006

Why should we exercise when our knees hurt? A qualitative study of primary care patients with osteoarthritis of the knee (Journal article)

Hendry, M., Williams, N. H., Markland, D., Wilkinson, C., & Maddison, P. (2006). Why should we exercise when our knees hurt? A qualitative study of primary care patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. FAMILY PRACTICE, 23(5), 558-567. doi:10.1093/fampra/cml022

DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cml022

2004

Cost-utility analysis of osteopathy in primary care: results from a pragmatic randomized controlled trial (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Edwards, R. T., Linck, P., Muntz, R., Hibbs, R., Wilkinson, C., . . . Hounsome, B. (2004). Cost-utility analysis of osteopathy in primary care: results from a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. FAMILY PRACTICE, 21(6), 643-650. doi:10.1093/fampra/cmh612

DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmh612

2003

Randomized osteopathic manipulation study (ROMANS): pragmatic trial for spinal pain in primary care (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Wilkinson, C., Russell, I., Edwards, R. T., Hibbs, R., Linck, P., & Muntz, R. (2003). Randomized osteopathic manipulation study (ROMANS): pragmatic trial for spinal pain in primary care. FAMILY PRACTICE, 20(6), 662-669. doi:10.1093/fampra/cmg607

DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmg607

2001

Extending the Aberdeen Back Pain Scale to include the whole spine: a set of outcome measures for the neck, upper and lower back (Journal article)

Williams, N. H., Wilkinson, C., & Russell, I. T. (2001). Extending the Aberdeen Back Pain Scale to include the whole spine: a set of outcome measures for the neck, upper and lower back. Pain, 94(3), 261-274. doi:10.1016/s0304-3959(01)00360-8

DOI: 10.1016/s0304-3959(01)00360-8

1997

Managing back pain in general practice – is osteopathy the new paradigm? (Journal article)

Williams, N. H. (1997). Managing back pain in general practice – is osteopathy the new paradigm?. British Journal of General Practice.