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Jeremy is Professor of Social Sciences and Applied Health Research at The Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC), Bristol Medical School. He is Intervention Optimisation and Implementation Theme Lead for NIHR Health Protection Research Unit (NIHR HPRU) in Behavioural Science and Evaluation. He co-leads the Behavioural and Qualitative Science Team for National Institute for Health Research Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Research Collaboration West (NIHR ARC West). His is also co-director of the Sexual Health Improvement Programme (SHIP) Health Intergration Team.
Jeremy is a social scientist with a background in psychology. He uses a range of qualitative and mixed method approaches in the development and evaluation of complex interventions/health services. He has an interest in developing pragmatic and collaborative intensive qualitative methods to support more effective implementation of healthcare innovation. He has expertise in the integration of qualitative methods with randomised controlled trials to improve their design and conduct. Jeremy co-convene the EQUATe: ‘Excellence in QUAlitative research in Trials’ research group.
His research interests including users' experience of health and health services, acceptability of clinical interventions, clinical decision-making, infectious diseases, primary care, public health, sexual health and digital health.
He is currently responsible for the qualitative evaluation for a number of NIHR funded trials:
- Germ Defence national implementation trial to improve household infection control during the COVID-19 pandemic
- EPIToPe - Evaluating the Population Impact of Hepatitis C Direct Acting Antiviral Treatment as Prevention for People Who Inject Drugs
- ADEPT - Guided Self-Help for Depression in adults with Autism: A feasibility RCT
- CHICO - The CHIldren with COugh Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial
- HepCATT - Evaluation of interventions designed to increase diagnosis and treatment of patients with Hepatitis C virus infection in primary care
- REST - Immediate Oral, Immediate Topical or Delayed Oral Antibiotics for Acute Otitis Media with Discharge: The Runny Ear Study
In addition, He is Principal Investigator/qualitative lead for a number of applied health research projects:
- Common Ambition Bristol - Co-producing Sexual Health services with African & Caribbean heritage communities
- RAPCI - Rapid COVID-19 intelligence to improve primary care response
- DECODE - unexpecteD consEquenCes Of Digital hEalth
- Evaluation of online consultations in primary care
- Evaluating a new digital solution for secondary mental health care
- CHOP - Challenges and opportunities of PrEP
- Sexual health rapid results service
- Sexually transmitted infections management in primary care
- Using sexual health services to support people who have experienced domestic violence and abuse
- Community pharmacist intervention development to support women who have experienced domestic violence and abuse
- Intervention development to reducing drug use in female street sex workers
- Telephone outreach to enhance uptake of NHS health checks in more deprived communities
- Managing symptoms of fibromyalgia in primary care
- Evaluation of a chronic pain peer support network
Jeremy has been involved in successful grant applications from the UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), including NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR); NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) programme and NIHR School for Primary Care Research and also Medical Research Council (MRC), Public Health England, The Health Foundation, The Royal College of General Practitioners and charities.
Joint Helical Theme Lead for Behavioural and Social Science in Medicine - MB21 Undergraduate Medical Curriculum.
Deputy Director - Bristol Medical School Short Course Programme in Population Health Sciences
Co-Director, Sexual Health Improvement Programme (SHIP) Health Integration Team
1 Jul 2021 → …
1 Feb 2019 → …
Associate Editor, British Journal of Health Psychology
1 May 2016 → …
Structured keywords and research groupings
- NIHR ARC West
- randomised controlled trials
- complex intervention
- NIHR ARC West
- sexual health
- Public Health
- Primary care
- NIHR HPRU in Behavioural Science and Evaluation
- Health services research
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CHICO: A clinical effectiveness investigation of a multi-faceted intervention (incorporating a prognostic algorithm) to improve management of antibiotics for CHIldren presenting to primary care with acute COugh and respiratory tract infection
31/03/18 → 31/03/22
Access to healthcare for street sex workers in the UK: perspectives and best practice guidance from a national cross-sectional survey of frontline workersPotter, L. C., Horwood, J. & Feder, G. S., 11 Feb 2022, In: BMC Health Services Research. 22, 1, 11 p., 178.
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Overcoming Digital Exclusion during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact of Mobile Technology for Survivors of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking – A Mixed Method Study of Survivors and Support Service Provider ViewsMalpass, A., Garbers, K., Saunders, L., Horwood, J., McLeod, H., Anderson, E. & Farr, M., 29 Mar 2022, In: Journal of Human Trafficking. 21 p.
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Barriers and facilitators to pharmacists’ engagement in response to domestic violence: A qualitative interview study informed by the Capability-Opportunity-Motivation-Behaviour modelLewis, N., Stone, T. J., Feder, G. S. & Horwood, J., 22 Nov 2021, In: Journal of Public Health (United Kingdom).
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