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Stephen Barclay

Dr Stephen Barclay

HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice and Palliative Care, General Practitioner and Honorary Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine

MA, BM, BCh, MSc, FRCGP, MD

Stephen's pre-clinical training was in Cambridge and his clinical training in Oxford, from where he qualified in 1981. After GP training in Bristol he started GP work in a market town practice in the Cambridgeshire Fens and then in 1990 moved to a GP practice in Cambridge. He continues to work clinically in General Practice

His interest in Palliative Care has progressively developed over the last 20 years. Stephen has worked clinically in the Arthur Rank House Hospice in Cambridge since 1995, and was appointed as Honorary Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine in 1996. In 2002 he was appointed by the Clinical Medical School as Specialty Director for Palliative Medicine, since when there has been a considerable expansion of the curricular time allocated to Palliative Care, which is now also regularly examined in Finals.

Stephen has worked in Primary Care Palliative Care research since coming to Cambridge. Funded by a NHS R&D Health Services Research Training Fellowship 1998 - 2001, he undertook the City University MSc course in Advanced Social Science Research Methods and Statistics, and in 2005 was awarded his MD from the University of Cambridge for a thesis entitled “General Practitioner provision of Palliative Care in the United Kingdom” for which he was awarded the Ralph Noble prize.

In October 2006 he was awarded a Department of Health / Macmillan Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, during which he led a programme of research under the title “Towards an intervention to optimise Primary Palliative Care: identifying patients and understanding their preferences.” He is Principal Investigator for the End of Life Care theme of the NIHR CLAHRC (Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care) for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Stephen is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Primary Palliative Care at the Department of Palliative Care and Policy at King’s College Medical School London, member of the Macmillan MACPACC research collaborative, GP Advisor to NICE on Palliative Care in QOF and a member of the NICE Topic Expert Group that developed Quality Standards for End of Life Care in the NHS.

In 2011 Stephen was appointed HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer in General Practice and Palliative Care, and continues to lead a programme of research and teaching in that field.

Selected recent publications include:

Barclay S, Todd C, Finlay I, Grande G, Wyatt P (2002).

Not another questionnaire! Maximising the response rate, predicting non-response and assessing non-response bias in postal questionnaire studies of General Practitioners.

Family Practice: 19 (1); 105 - 111.

Barclay S, Todd C, Grande G, Lipscombe J (2002).

Controlling cancer pain in primary care: the prescribing habits and knowledge base of general practitioners.

Journal of Pain and Symptom Management: 23 (5): 383 - 392.

Todd C, Grande G, Barclay S, Farquhar M (2002).

General Practitioners’ and District Nurses’ views of hospital at home for palliative care.

Palliative Medicine: 16: 251 – 254.

Shipman C, Addington-Hall J, Barclay S, Briggs J, Cox I, Daniels L, Millar D (2002).

How and why do GPs use specialist palliative care services?

Palliative Medicine: 16: 241 – 246.

Barclay S, Todd C, Shore S, Finlay I, Grande G, Wyatt P (2003).

Caring for the dying: how well prepared are General Practitioners? A questionnaire study in Wales.

Palliative Medicine: 17; 27 - 39.

Shipman C, Addington-Hall J, Thompson M, Pearce A, Barclay S, Cox I, Maher J, Millar D (2003).

Building bridges in palliative care: evaluating a GP Facilitator Programme.

Palliative Medicine; 17: 621 – 627.

Ewing G, Rogers M, Barclay S, McCabe J, Martin A, Todd C (2004).

Recruiting patients into a primary care based study of palliative care: why is it so difficult?

Palliative Medicine; 18(5): 452 - 459.

Birt J, Barclay S, Marshall N, Shipman C, Stimson A, Young J (2004).

Continuity within primary palliative care: an audit of general practice out-of-hours cooperatives.

Journal of Public Health: 26(3); 275 – 276.

Ewing G, Rogers R, Barclay S, McCabe J, Martin A, Campbell M, Todd C. (2006)

Palliative care in primary care: do patients and professionals agree on symptoms?

British Journal of General Practice: 56; 27 - 34.

How and why do GPs use specialist palliative care services?

Palliative Medicine: 16: 241 – 246.

Barclay S, Todd C, Shore S, Finlay I, Grande G, Wyatt P (2003).

Caring for the dying: how well prepared are General Practitioners? A questionnaire study in Wales.

Palliative Medicine: 17; 27 - 39.

Shipman C, Addington-Hall J, Thompson M, Pearce A, Barclay S, Cox I, Maher J, Millar D (2003).

Building bridges in palliative care: evaluating a GP Facilitator Programme.

Palliative Medicine; 17: 621 – 627.

Ewing G, Rogers M, Barclay S, McCabe J, Martin A, Todd C (2004).

Recruiting patients into a primary care based study of palliative care: why is it so difficult?

Palliative Medicine; 18(5): 452 - 459.

Birt J, Barclay S, Marshall N, Shipman C, Stimson A, Young J (2004).

Continuity within primary palliative care: an audit of general practice out-of-hours cooperatives.

Journal of Public Health: 26(3); 275 – 276.

Ewing G, Rogers R, Barclay S, McCabe J, Martin A, Campbell M, Todd C. (2006)

Palliative care in primary care: do patients and professionals agree on symptoms?

British Journal of General Practice: 56; 27 - 34.

 

 

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