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Claire Collins

Irish College of General Practitioners, Research, Ireland

Academic Background
PhD or equivalent
Qualification
Researcher
Short Bio
Claire Collins PhD (Public Health Medicine & Epidemiology), MSocSc, BSocSc, Dip Stats. Director of Research & Innovation, Irish College of General Practitioners I have over 25 years of experience conducting and teaching qualitative and quantitative research in the academic, statutory and private sectors and have been the ICGP Director of Research since 2004 with the responsibility for the promotion, development and implementation of research in general practice. My background is in medical sociology, statistics, public health and epidemiology. Many of my current projects centre around service and education needs’ assessments, health services research and evaluation in general practice. I have held previous research posts in private consultancy the Rotunda Hospital Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) University College Dublin (UCD) and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and have lectured in a number of Irish universities. I am a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland and the Irish representative to the European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN). As of May 2016, I am also a member of the EGPRN Executive Board and the Chair of its Research Strategy Committee. I am currently the lead on writing the European General Practice Research Strategy 2020-2029. Nationally, I am the Chair of the ICGP Research Ethics Committee and a member of the Ministerial appointed Health Research Consent Declaration Committee and a member of the steering group of the Irish Primary Care Clinical Trials Network. I am an Associate Editor for BMC Family Practice and a reviewer for a number of journals.

Published Abstracts 17

What is the health status of Syrian refugees in Ireland?

Claire Collins, James Larkin, Ivana Pericin, Bridget Kiely, Austin O’carroll, Fiona O’reilly, Margaret Fitzgerald, Diane Nurse, Esperanza Diaz

Presented on 20/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Diagnostic coding of chronic diseases in Irish general practice

Claire Collins, Ivana Pericin, James Larkin, Ronan Fawsitt, Tom Lynch

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

Why is the physical health of patients with an enduring mental illness neglected? Comparing Irish GPs' monitoring of physical health parameters among patients with an enduring mental illness and the general population

Claire Collins, James Larkin, Ivana Pericin, Brian Osborne, Philip Dodd

Presented on 20/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

A cross-sectional comparison of levels of modifiable chronic disease risk factors among patients with an enduring mental illness and the general population

Claire Collins, James Larkin, Ivana Pericin, Brian Osborne

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

How COVID-19 has affected general practice consultations and income – General Practitioner cross sectional population survey evidence from Ireland

Robyn Homeniuk, Claire Collins

Presented on 30/04/2021 at the 92nd EGPRN Meeting.

General Practitioners are not Emigrating to further their Training -Trend analysis of the career intentions of recent graduates of General Practice training in Ireland

Gerard Mansfield, Claire Collins, Ivana Pericin, James Larkin

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Developing accreditation for minor surgery in general practice : the Irish experience

Ailis Ni Riain, Claire Collins, Tony O'sullivan

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

A qualitative evaluation of a shared care card for patients with enduring mental illness

James Larkin, Ivana Pericin, Brian Osborne, Philip Dodd, Claire Collins

Presented on 12/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

Making Every Consultation Count: An evaluation of the PMS systems in the Irish General Practice

Ivana Pericin, James Larkin, Ronan Fawsitt, Tom Lynch, Claire Collins

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Is Privacy Paramount? An evaluation of a secure email service (Healthmail) by its users

James Larkin, Ivana Pericin, Brian O’mahony, Karina Hull, Claire Collins

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

A description of patients with enduring mental illness in Irish general practice: A database study

James Larkin, Ivana Pericin, Brian Osborne, Philip Dodd, Claire Collins

Presented on 12/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

The Person-Centered Care and its Outcomes in Different European Countries

Goranka Petriček, Jan Van Lieshout, Zalika Klemec Ketiš, Zlata Ozvacic Adzic, Venija Cerovecki, Zoi Tsimtsiou, Erika Zelko, Claire Collins, Kathryn Hoffmann, Peter Torzsa, Torunn Bjerve Eide, Sara Ares Blanco, Sven Streit

Presented on 19/10/2019 at the 89th EGPRN Meeting.

Googling in the Waiting Room

Robert Hoffman, Inam Najmi, Iris Reychav, Liliana Laranjo, Hans Thulius, Ana Luisa Neves, Heidrun Lingner, Claire Collins, Davorina Petek, Bernardino Olivio-Fanlo, Juliette Chambe, Caroline Huas, Joseph Azuri

Presented on 12/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

An international case-vignette study to assess general practitioners’ willingness to deprescribe (LESS)

Katharina Tabea Jungo, Sophie Mantelli, Zsofia Rozsnyai, Aristea Missiou, Biljana Gerasimovska Kitanovska, Birgitta Weltermann, Canan Tuz, Christian Mallen, Claire Collins, Donata Kurpas, Fabio Gazelato De Mello Franco, Ferdinando Petrazzuoli, Hans Thulesius, Heidrun Lingner, Kasper Lorenz Johansen, Katharine Wallis, Kathryn Hoffmann, Lieve Peremans, Liina Pilv, Marija Petek Šter, Martin Sattler, Milly Van Der Ploeg, Péter Torzsa, Petra Kánská, Shlomo Vinker, Radost Assenova, Raquel Gomez Bravo, Rita Viegas, Rosy Tsopra, Sanda Kreitmayer Pestić, Sandra Gintere, Tuomas Koskela, Vanja Lazic, Victoria Tkachenko, Emily Reeve, Clare Luymes, Rosalinde Poortvliet, Arnaud Chiolero, Nicolas Rodondi, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Sven Streit

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

The acceptability and feasibility of placing Sage advocates for vulnerable adults in the General Practice setting.

Anna Neary, Ealga Beary, Elizabeth Mccarron, Leanne Hanrahan, Olivia Murphy, James Larkin, Pádraig Ruane, Bibiana Savin, Brendan O'shea, Claire Collins, Aisling Ní Shuilleabhain

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Influence of patient characteristics on GPs advice on stopping statins in oldest-old: survey study across GPs from 30 countries.

Milly Anna Altena-Van Der Ploeg, Sven Streit, Nettie Blankenstein, Erna Beers, Arthur Bohnen, Daiana Bonfim, Huib Burger, Robert Burman, Tuz Canan, Claire Collins, Fabio Gazelato De Mello Franco, Margot De Waal, Biljana Gerasimovska-Kitanovska, Sandra Gintere, Raquel Gomez Bravo, Kathryn Hoffmann, Claudia Iftode, Kasper Johansen, Tuomas Koskela, Donata Kurpas, Hubert Maisonneuve, Christan Mallen, Christoph Merlo, Yolanda Müller, Christiane Muth, Martin Sattler, Sanda K Peštić, Ferdinando Petrazzuoli, Nicolas Rodondi, Thomas Rosemann, Tjard Schermer, Marija Petek Šter, Zuzana Švadlenková, Athina Tatsioni, Hans Thulesius, Victoria Tkachenko, Péter Torzsa, Rosy Tsopra, Bert Vaes, Marjan Van Den Akker, Rita Viegas, Shlomo Vinker, Katharine Wallis, Andreas Zeller, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Rosalinde Poortvliet

Presented on 20/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Defining feasibility of Primary care strategies to disclose, counsel and provide access to advocacy on family violence.

Lodewijk Pas, Raquel Gomez Bravo, Ana Clavería, Carmen Fernandez Alonso, Vanja Lazic, Nena Kopcavar, Carlos Martins, Zaida Azeredo, Jinan Usta, Joyce Kenkre, Danica Rotar Pavlic, Claire Collins

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

Interests

Methodology
Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research