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Publications Involving ICGP Research Staff 2018

  • Marie Claire Van Hout, Des Crowley, Claire Collins, Alan Barry, Suzi Lyons, Ide Delargy.Characteristics of methadone-related overdose deaths and comparisons between those dying on and off opioid agonist treatment (OAT): A national cohort study. Heroin Addict Relat Clin Probl 2018; 20(1): 37-44.
  • Collins C, O'Shea M, Cunniffe J, Finegan P. Health System Changes needed to support people consulting General Practice Out of Hours Services in Ireland. Int J Ment Health Syst (2018) 12:56.
  • Tony Foley, Kathleen McLoughlin, Elaine K Walsh, Paul Leggett, Muríosa O'Reilly, Molly Owens and Aisling A Jennings, The candidate perspective of the clinical competency test (CCT) of the MICGP examination: a mixed-methods study, BJGP Open 4 September 2018, bjgpopen18X101605. DOI:
  • Andree Rochfort, Sinead Beirne, Gillian Doran, Patricia Patton, Jochen Gensichen, Ilkka Kunnamo, Susan Smith, Tina Eriksson, Claire Collins. Does patient self-management education of primary care professionals improve patient outcomes: a systematic review. BMC Family Practice 2018; 19:163.
  • James Larkin, Ivana Pericin, Brian O'Mahoney, Karina Hull, Claire Collins. An Evaluation of a Secure Email Service (Healthmail): a Cross-Sectional Survey of Irish GPs. Universal Journal of Public Health 2018;5:284-297. DOI: 10.13189/ujph.2018.060507
  • Van Hout MC, Crowley D, McBride A, Delargy I. Piloting online self-audit of methadone treatment in Irish general practice: results,reflections and educational outcomes. BMC Med Educ. 2018 Jun 27;18(1):153. doi: 10.1186/s12909-018-1259-2.
  • Van Hout MC, Crowley D, McBride A, Delargy I. Optimising treatment in opioid dependency in primary care: results from a national key stakeholder and expert focus group in Ireland. BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Jun 30;19(1):103. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0792-8.
  • Sven Streit, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Robert A. Burman, Claire Collins, Biljana Gerasimovska Kitanovska, Sandra Gintere, Raquel Gómez Bravo, Kathryn Hoffmann, Claudia Iftode, Kasper L. Johansen, Ngaire Kerse, Tuomas H. Koskela, Sanda Kreitmayer Peštić, Donata Kurpas, Christian D. Mallen, Hubert Maisonneuve, Christoph Merlo, Yolanda Mueller, Christiane Muth, Rafael H. Ornelas, Marija Petek Šter, Ferdinando Petrazzuoli, Thomas Rosemann, Martin Sattler, Zuzana Švadlenková, Athina Tatsioni, Hans Thulesius, Victoria Tkachenko, Peter Torzsa, Rosy Tsopra, Canan Tuz, Marjolein Verschoor, Rita P. A. Viegas, Shlomo Vinker, Margot W. M. de Waal, Andreas Zeller, Nicolas Rodondi & Rosalinde K. E. Poortvliet (2018). Burden of cardiovascular disease across 29 countries and GPs' decision to treat hypertension in oldest-old, Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, 36:1, 89-98, DOI: 10.1080/02813432.2018.1426142
  • Quinlan D, Dahm M, Lyons A, Collins C. Patient Texting in General Practice: Who, Why, Why Not? A National Survey of Text Messaging in Irish General Practice. . Ir Med J April 2018; 111;4;(729).
  • Marie O Shea and Claire Collins. Cancer Survivorship in General Practice - Barriers Encountered by General Practitioners in Ireland. Universal Journal of Public Health, 6 , 73 - 78. DOI: 10.13189/ujph.2018.060206.
  • Ivana Pericin, Gerard Mansfield, James Larkin and Claire Collins. Future career intentions of recent GP graduates in Ireland: a trend analysis study. BJGP Open 20 February 2018; bjgpopen18X101409. DOI: