GPs at the Deep End North East North Cumbria

Research Outputs

Academic Publications

Gkiouleka A, Wong G, Sowden S, Bambra C, Siersbaek R, Manji S, Moseley A, Harmston R, Khun I, Ford J Reducing health inequalities through general practice: a realist review and action framework, Lancet Public Health, 2023 https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(23)00093-2

Wildman, J.M., Sowden, S. and Norman, C. (2023) Networks in supporting primary care practitioners serving areas of blanket socioeconomic deprivation. Critical Public Health, DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2023.2205569

Norman, C., Wildman, J.M., and Sowden, S. (2021) “COVID-19 at the deep end: a qualitative interview study of primary care staff working in the most deprived areas of England during the COVID-19 pandemic.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18(16): 8689. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph18168689

Bernard K, Wildman JM, Tanner LM, Stoniute A, Still M, Green R, Eastaugh C, Sowden S, Thomson KH. (2023) Experiences of non-pharmaceutical primary care interventions for common mental health disorders in socioeconomically disadvantaged groups: a systematic review of qualitative studies. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2023, 20(7), 5237.

Coates, J and Hartley, N. (2023) ‘Clinical psychologists as GPs for mental health?’, BJGP Life, 16 March 2023 https://bjgplife.com/clinical-psychologists-as-gps-for-mental-health/

Pollard, T., Gibson, K., Griffith, B., Jeffries, J., & Moffatt, S. (2023) The implementation and impact of a social prescribing intervention: an ethnographic exploration, British Journal of General Practice. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.3399/BJGP.2022.0638

Tanner LM, Wildman JM, Stoniute A, Still M, Bernard K, Green R, Eastaugh CH, Thomson KH, Sowden S. (2023) Non-pharmaceutical primary care interventions to improve mental health in deprived populations: a systematic review. British Journal of General Practice 2023, epub ahead of print.

Gkiouleka, A., Wong, G., Kuhn, I., Sowden, S., Head, F., Bambra, C., Harmston, R., Manji, S., Moseley,A., & Ford, J. (2022) Reducing health inequalities through general practice in the UK: a realist review (EQUALISE), European Journal of Public Health, Volume 32, Issue Supplement_3, October 2022, ckac129.030, https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckac129.030

Griffith, B., Pollard, T., Gibson, K., Jeffries, J., & Moffatt, S. (2022) Constituting link working through choice and care: An ethnographic account of front-line social prescribing. Sociology of Health and Illness. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.13569

Hartley, N., Coates, J., Woodward, K., Briedis, I., and Dias, M. (2022) ‘Getting in at the start: Clinical psychologists as GPs for mental health’, Clinical Psychology Forum, 356, 72-81

Ford J, Gkiouleka A, Kuhn I, Sowden S, Head F, Siersbaek R, Bambra C, Harmston R, Manji S, Moseley A, Wong G. (2021) Reducing Health Inequalities through General Practice: A Realist Review (EQUALISE). BMJ Open 2021, 11, e052746.

Tanner L, Sowden S, Still M, Thomson K, Bambra C, Wildman J. (2021) Which Non-Pharmaceutical Primary Care Interventions Reduce Inequalities in Common Mental Health Disorders? A Protocol for a Systematic Review of Quantitative and Qualitative Studies. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021, 18(24), 12978.

 

Academic conference presentations 

Jeffries, J.M., Wearn, A., Hassan, S., Chew-Graham, C.A., & Sowden, S. (2023) Professional and patient experiences of embedding clinical psychology teams in primary care in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas to address health inequalities: a qualitative evaluation, SAPC North Conference, 16 Nov 2023, Manchester, UK.

Jeffries, J.M., Wearn, A., Hassan, S., Chew-Graham, C.A., & Sowden, S. (2023) Qualitative evaluation of a complex mental health intervention in general practices serving socioeconomically disadvantaged communities in northern England, Society for Social Medicine and Population Health Conference, 6-8 September 2023, Newcastle, UK.

Sowden, S. (2023) The PRIME Study: Interventions to address inequalities in mental health in primary care, Equitable Primary Care Conference, 11 July 2023, London, UK

Jeffries, J.M., Wearn, A., Hassan, S., Chew-Graham, C.A., & Sowden, S. (2023) Embedding clinical psychology teams in primary care in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas to address health inequalities, NIHR Three Schools’ Mental Health Programme Showcase, 22nd June 2023, Keele, UK.

Janes, A., Riding, H. & Haining, S. (2023) Research in the Deep End: understanding engagement and delivery in areas of deprivation, NHS Research & Development Forum Conference (RDF23), 22 May 2023, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

Sowden, S., Jeffries, J., Sacre, A., & Wearn, A. (2023) In at the Deep End: Our research-practice collaboration to support primary care practices serving communities experiencing severe socio-economic disadvantage across the North East and North Cumbria, NIHR ARC NENC Conference, 24-25 May 2023, Newcastle, UK.

Sowden, S. et al. (2022) In at the Deep End. Research in areas of socioeconomic disadvantage, NIHR CRN national on-line event, 29th Nov 2022.

Sowden S. et al. (2022) In at the Deep End: co-creating a primary care network with practitioner serving communities living in areas of blanket socioeconomic deprivation. NIHR Applied Research Collaborations Inequalities and Prevention National Symposium, 16-17 Nov 2022.

Bernard K, Sowden S. (2022) Which non-pharmaceutical primary care interventions reduce inequalities in common mental health disorders?  A mixed methods systematic review. NIHR Applied Research Collaborations Inequalities and Prevention National Symposium, 16-17 Nov 2022

Sowden S., & Fryer, K. (2022) Accessing marginalised communities – life at the Deep End. NIHR Strategic Leadership Summit, 26-27 April 2022

Norman, C., Wildman, J.M., Sowden, S.  “Covid-19 at the Deep End: Experience of Primary Care staff working in the most deprived areas of England during the Covid-19 pandemic”, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 75 (Suppl 1), A64-A64 https://jech.bmj.com/content/jech/75/Suppl_1/A64.2.full.pdf

Norman, C., Wildman, J.M., Sowden, S.   “Co-designing a Deep End GP network for the North East and North Cumbria (NENC)”, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 75 (Suppl 1), A41-A41 https://jech.bmj.com/content/jech/75/Suppl_1/A41.2.full.pdf

Reports and resources

Norman, C., Wildman, J.M., and Sowden, S. (2021) Co-designing the Deep End NENC: Initial Report, March 2021. A network for primary care practitioners in the most deprived communities of North East England. https://arc-nenc.nihr.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Deep-End-Co-design-Initial-Report-March-2021-v2-1.pdf

Webpages

Videos/podcasts

Invited presentations

  • Sowden, S. ““One size does not fit all”:  – making the case for tailored care: insights from the UNFAIR, PRIME and Deep End research programmes”, National Personalised Care Institute “Tacking Health Inequalities” Conference, 28th Sept 2023.
  • Sowden, S. “How can health systems address health inequalities?: insights from the UNFAIR, PRIME and Deep End research programmes” Canadian Health System Performance Network, University of Toronto, Equity Seminar Series, 26th Sept 2023. Webinars – HSPN
  • Sowden, S. “Deep End primary care network – engaging primary care practitioners to reduce health inequalities”, British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Annual Scientific Conference, 14th Sept 2023.
  • Jeffries, J., Hassan, S., and Sowden, S. “Mental Health IN the Deep EnD (MINDED): Embedding psychology teams in primary care”, ARC FUSE Strengthening Mental Health Research and Practice in our region, St James Park, Newcastle, UK, 9th Nov 2023
  • Jeffries, J., ‘Mental health IN the Deep EnD (MINDED): Exploring new models of psychology in primary care’, South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust Health Equity Academy, 15th Dec 2023.
  • Sowden S., & Hassan S. (2022) Health Inequalities: the view from the Deep End, NENC ICS Health Inequalities Summit, 9 Nov 2022
  • Sowden S. (2021) Unpacking health inequalities and co-designing the NENC Deep End primary care network. NE&Y NHS Regional Research engagement event, 3 Nov 2021
  • Sowden, S., & Wildman, J.M. (2021) Health inequalities and the impact of Covid 19, North East Commissioning Support Health Inequalities Event, 20 Sept 2021