Alison Elliott

Head of Researcher Development

  • 3692 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
19972020

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Research Output

  • 3692 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 60 Article
  • 2 Editorial
  • 2 Review article
2020

Patterns of symptoms possibly indicative of cancer and associated help-seeking behaviour in a large sample of United Kingdom residents - the USEFUL study

Hannaford, P. C., Thronton, A. J., Murchie, P., Whitaker, K. L., Adam, R. & Elliott, A. M., 24 Jan 2020, In : PLoS One. 15, 1, 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
112 Downloads (Pure)

Validation of self-reported help-seeking, and measurement of the patient interval, for cancer symptoms: an observational study to inform methodological challenges in symptomatic presentation research

Smith, S. M., Whitaker, K. L., Cardy, A. H., Elliott, A. M., Hannaford, P. C. & Murchie, P., 1 Feb 2020, In : Family Practice. 37, 1, p. 91–97 7 p., cmz047.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Statistical complexity of reasons for encounter in high users of out of hours primary care: analysis of a national service

Stegink, S., Elliott, A. M. & Burton, C., 1 Dec 2019, In : BMC Health Services Research. 19, 10 p., 108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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61 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Do healthcare services behave as complex systems? Analysis of patterns of attendance and implications for service delivery

Burton, C., Elliott, A., Cochran, A. & Love, T., 7 Sep 2018, In : BMC Medicine. 16, 15 p., 138.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)
2017

A taxonomy of explanations in a general practitioner clinic for patients with persistent "medically unexplained" physical symptoms

Morton, L., Elliott, A., Cleland, J., Deary, V. & Burton, C., 1 Feb 2017, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 100, 2, p. 224-230 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

The value of different aspects of person-centred care: a series of discrete choice experiments in people with long-term conditions

Burton, C. D., Entwistle, V. A., Elliott, A. M., Krucien, N., Porteous, T. & Ryan, M., 26 Apr 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 4, 10 p., e015689.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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13 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the public's use of Scotland's primary care telephone advice service (NHS 24): a population-based cross-sectional study

McAteer, A., Hannaford, P. C., Heaney, D., Ritchie, L. D. & Elliott, A. M., May 2016, In : British Journal of General Practice. 66, 646, p. e337-e346 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Resilience of primary healthcare professionals: a systematic review

Robertson, H. D., Elliott, A. M., Burton, C., Iversen, L., Murchie, P., Porteous, T. & Matheson, C., Jun 2016, In : British Journal of General Practice. 66, 647, p. e423-e433 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Resilience of primary healthcare professionals working in challenging environments: a focus group study

Matheson, C., Robertson, H. D., Elliott, A. M., Iversen, L. & Murchie, P., Jul 2016, In : British Journal of General Practice. 66, 648, p. e507-e515 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Examining the role of Scotland's telephone advice service (NHS 24) for managing health in the community: analysis of routinely collected NHS 24 data

Elliott, A. M., McAteer, A., Heaney, D., Ritchie, L. D. & Hannaford, P. C., Jul 2015, In : BMJ Open. 5, 8, 12 p., e007293.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring preferences for symptom management in primary care: a discrete choice experiment using a questionnaire survey

McAteer, A., Yi, D., Watson, V., Norwood, P., Ryan, M., Hannaford, P. C. & Elliott, A. M., Jul 2015, In : British Journal of General Practice. 65, 636, p. e478-e488 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacist-led management of chronic pain in primary care: costs and benefits in a pilot randomised controlled trial

Neilson, A. R., Bruhn, H., Bond, C. M., Elliott, A. M., Smith, B. H., Hannaford, P. C., Holland, R., Lee, A. J., Watson, M., Wright, D. & McNamee, P., 1 Apr 2015, In : BMJ Open. 5, 4, 10 p., e006874.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Physical disease and resilient outcomes: a systematic review of resilience definitions and study methods

Johnston, M. C., Porteous, T., Crilly, M. A., Burton, C. D., Elliott, A., Iversen, L., McArdle, K., Murray, A., Phillips, L. H. & Black, C., 27 Jan 2015, In : Psychosomatics. 56, 2, p. 168-180 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

29 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Resilience does matter: evidence from a 10-year cohort record linkage study

Elliott, A. M., Burton, C. D. & Hannaford, P. C., 14 Jan 2014, In : BMJ Open. 4, 1, 8 p., e003917.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

What do we mean by "older adults' persistent pain self-management"? A concept analysis

Stewart, C., Schofield, P., Elliott, A. M., Torrance, N. & Leveille, S., Feb 2014, In : Pain Medicine. 15, 2, p. 214-224 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on the management of pain in older people: executive summary

Abdulla, A., Adams, N., Bone, M., Elliott, A., Gaffin, J., Jones, D., Knaggs, R., Martin, D., Sampson, L. & Schofield, P., Aug 2013, In : British Journal of Pain. 7, 3, p. 152-154 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Pharmacist-led management of chronic pain in primary care: results from a randomised controlled exploratory trial

Bruhn, H., Bond, C. M., Elliott, A. M., Hannaford, P. C., Lee, A. J., McNamee, P., Smith, B. H., Watson, M. C., Holland, R. & Wright, D., 2013, In : BMJ Open. 3, 4, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
49 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Incongruous consultation behaviour: results from a UK-wide population survey

Elliott, A. M., McAteer, A. & Hannaford, P. C., 20 Mar 2012, In : BMC Family Practice. 13, 21, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Testing integrated behavioural and biomedical models of activity and activity limitations in a population-based sample

Dixon, D., Johnston, M., Elliott, A. & Hannaford, P., 2012, In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 34, 14, p. 1157-66 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Ascertaining the size of the symptom iceberg in a UK-wide community-based survey

McAteer, A., Elliott, A. M. & Hannaford, P. C., Jan 2011, In : British Journal of General Practice. 61, 582, p. e1-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
64 Citations (Scopus)

Potential pain management programmes in primary care. A UK-wide questionnaire and Delphi survey of experts

Torrance, N., Smith, B. H., Elliott, A. M., Campbell, S. E., Chambers, W. A., Hannaford, P. C. & Johnston, M., Feb 2011, In : Family Practice. 28, 1, p. 41-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)

Revisiting the symptom iceberg in today's primary care: results from a UK population survey

Elliott, A. M., McAteer, A. & Hannaford, P. C., 7 Apr 2011, In : BMC Family Practice. 12, 16, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
40 Citations (Scopus)

Using discrete choice experiments to inform randomised controlled trials: an application to chronic low back pain management in primary care

Yi, D., Ryan, M., Campbell, S., Elliott, A., Torrance, N., Chambers, A., Johnston, M., Hannaford, P. & Smith, B. H., May 2011, In : European Journal of Pain. 15, 5, p. 531.e1-531 e.10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Impact of lifestyle in middle-aged women on mortality: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study

Iversen, L., Hannaford, P. C., Lee, A. J., Elliott, A. M. & Fielding, S., Aug 2010, In : British Journal of General Practice. 60, 577, p. 563-9 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Is chronic pain associated with subsequent cancer? A cohort record linkage study

Elliott, A. M., Torrance, N., Smith, B. H. & Lee, A. J., Sep 2010, In : European Journal of Pain. 14, 8, p. 860-863 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality among contraceptive pill users: cohort evidence from Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study

Hannaford, P. C., Iversen, L., Macfarlane, T. V., Elliott, A. M., Angus, V. & Lee, A. J., 11 Mar 2010, In : BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 340, p. c927

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
137 Citations (Scopus)

Severe chronic pain is associated with increased 10 year mortality. A cohort record linkage study

Torrance, N., Elliott, A. M., Lee, A. J. & Smith, B. H., Apr 2010, In : European Journal of Pain. 14, 4, p. 380-6 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

147 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Cancer risk among users of oral contraceptives: cohort data from the Royal College of General Practitioner's oral contraception study

Hannaford, P. C., Selvaraj, S., Elliott, A. M., Angus, V., Iversen, L. & Lee, A. J., 29 Sep 2007, In : BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 335, 7621, p. 651

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
204 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Experiences and perceptions of people with headache: a qualitative study

Leiper, D. A., Elliott, A. M. & Hannaford, P. C., 2 May 2006, In : BMC Family Practice. 7, 27, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)

Primary care epidemiology: its scope and purpose

Hannaford, P. C., Smith, B. H. & Elliott, A. M., Feb 2006, In : Family Practice. 23, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Symptom experience and subsequent mortality: results from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study

Elliott, A. M., Hannaford, P. C., Smith, B. H., Wyke, S. & Hunt, K., 11 Dec 2006, In : BMC Health Services Research. 6, 158, 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

The nature and impact of headache presenting to a general practitioner: a case-control pilot study

Rook, M., Smith, B. H., Elliott, A. & Watson, D., 2006, In : Headache Care. 3, p. 31 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The use of medication for chronic pain in primary care, and the potential for intervention by a practice-based pharmacist

McDermott, M. E., Smith, B. H., Elliott, A. M., Bond, C. M., Hannaford, P. C. & Chambers, W. A., Feb 2006, In : Family Practice. 23, 1, p. 46-52 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)

Use of exogenous hormones by women and lung cancer: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study

Elliott, A. M. & Hannaford, P. C., Apr 2006, In : Contraception. 73, 4, p. 331-335 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Active self-management of chronic pain in the community

Smith, B. H. & Elliott, A. M., Feb 2005, In : Pain. 113, 3, p. 249-250 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

12 Citations (Scopus)

Data from a study of effectiveness suggested potential prognostic factors related to the patterns of shoulder pain

Zheng, X., Simpson, J. A., van der Windt, D. A. W. M. & Elliott, A. M., Aug 2005, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 58, 8, p. 823-830 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Long term effects of hysterectomy on mortality: nested cohort study

Iversen, L., Hannaford, P. C., Elliott, A. M. & Lee, A. J., 25 Jun 2005, In : BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 330, 7506, p. 1482

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)

The 'number needed to sample' in primary care research. Comparison of two primary care sampling frames for chronic back pain

Smith, B. H., Hannaford, P. C., Elliott, A. M., Smith, W. C. & Chambers, W. A., Apr 2005, In : Family Practice. 22, 2, p. 205-14 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)
27 Citations (Scopus)

Weight change in adult life and health outcomes

Elliott, A. M., Aucott, L. S., Hannaford, P. C. & Smith, W. C., Oct 2005, In : Obesity. 13, 10, p. 1784-1792 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Citations (Scopus)
2004

A validation of the Psychological Vulnerability Scale and its use in chronic pain

Selbie, H., Smith, B. H., Elliott, A. M., Teunisse, S., Chambers, W. A. & Hannaford, P. C., 13 Jul 2004, In : Pain Clinic. 16, 2, p. 153-162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic pain and health status: how do those not using healthcare services fare?

Elliott, A. M., Smith, B. H. & Hannaford, P. C., Aug 2004, In : British Journal of General Practice. 54, 505, p. 614-616 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Factors related to the onset and persistence of chronic back pain in the community: results from a general population follow-up study

Smith, B. H., Elliott, A. M., Hannaford, P. C., Chambers, W. A. & Smith, W. C., 1 May 2004, In : Spine. 29, 9, p. 1032-1040 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)

Is chronic pain a distinct diagnosis in primary care? Evidence arising from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception study

Smith, B. H., Elliott, A. M., Hannaford, P. C. & Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study, Feb 2004, In : Family Practice. 21, 1, p. 66-74 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
34 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Chronic pain and the use of conventional and alternative therapy

Haetzman, M., Elliott, A. M., Smith, B. H., Hannaford, P. & Chambers, W. A., Apr 2003, In : Family Practice. 20, 2, p. 147-54 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
74 Citations (Scopus)

Increased mortality among women with Rose angina who have not presented with ischaemic heart disease

Owen-Smith, V., Hannaford, P. C. & Elliott, A. M., Oct 2003, In : British Journal of General Practice. 53, 495, p. 784-789 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring the severity of chronic pain: a research perspective

Elliott, A. M., Smith, B. H. & Chambers, W. A., Sep 2003, In : Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics. 3, 5, p. 581-590 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Pain and subsequent mortality and cancer among women in the Royal College of General Practitioners Oral Contraception Study

Smith, B. H., Elliott, A. M. & Hannaford, P. C., Jan 2003, In : British Journal of General Practice. 53, 486, p. 45-46 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)