Colin Waldock

Colin Waldock
University of Kent | KENT · Medway School of Pharmacy

MA
PhD candidate - examining the impact of prescribing medication on the role identity of physiotherapists

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10 Research Items
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Introduction
Colin Waldock currently works at the Medway School of Pharmacy, Universities of Kent and Greenwich. Colin does research in Allied Health Science, Physiotherapy and Clinical Pharmacology. His current project is "Examinng the impact of Non medical Prescribing on the role identity of Physiotherapists
Additional affiliations
June 2019 - May 2022
University of Kent
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • AHP lead module lead personal tutor EDI lead Chair Athena Swan committee
Education
March 2012 - June 2020
London South Bank University
Field of study
  • nonmedical prescribing
September 2007 - July 2009
University of Brighton
Field of study
  • Applied Professional Research
May 2006 - December 2006
University of Greenwich
Field of study
  • non medical prescribing

Publications

Publications (13)
Poster
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Early results and methodology of research project - Examining the impact of prescribing medications on the role identity of physiotherapists
Article
Aim Only 2.7% of UK registered physiotherapists are qualified to prescribe. This pilot study explored attitudes to medicine use, barriers to prescribing in practice for physiotherapists and training needs. Methods An online questionnaire was distributed via professional networks. Descriptive statistics were used to quantify data with t-tests and M...
Poster
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Early results from phase 1 of my PhD project - examining the impact of prescribing medications on the role identity of physiotherapists. A mixed methods study, incorporating Constructivist Grounded Theory in phase 1 to develop a conceptual framework/theory, and development of a survey tool to test the conceptual framework/theory.
Presentation
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These notes are supplementary to the poster presentation submitted to Medway School of Pharmacy as part of my PhD programme
Presentation
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Objectives: To explore the perception of the role of the physiotherapists and to explore the role of non-medical prescribing in physiotherapy of a group of 'thought leaders' and influencers within the profession To explore the views of the general public about the role of physiotherapists and in particular their perceptions of them as prescribers,...
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Obesity is an increasing problem in the UK, with over half of the population being overweight or obese. The use of gastric surgery is increasing, with a 5% increase in 2016/17 compared to 2015/16. However, little is known about ideal drug formulations after bariatric surgery. An exploratory literature search of research databases was carried out to...
Article
Obesity is an increasing problem in the UK, with over half the population being overweight or obese. The use of gastric surgery is increasing, with a 5% increase in 2016/17 compared to 2015/16. However, little is known about ideal drug formulations after bariatric surgery. An exploratory literature search of research databases was carried out to ad...
Poster
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a case report concerning treatment of a case of neuropathic pain with gabapentin by a physiotherapist independent prescriber
Research
There are @ 55000 Physiotherapists registered with the HCPC in the UK. Of these although Physiotherapists have had the capability to register for further education for prescribing rights in both Supplementary Prescribing (since 2005) and Independent Prescribing (since 2013), to date only @500 Physiotherapists are annotated as having SP or IP on the...
Research
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a case study of a patient successfully treated with trigger point acupuncture who had originally been diagnosed with neuropathic pain
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2015 Thomas T, Mottram S, Waldock C, Advising patients on prevention and management of sporting injuries in the pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Journal, August 2015 Around 388,500 cases of sport-related injury were treated in emergency departments (A&E) in England between April 2011 and February 2012. The location and accessibility of community pharmacie...
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Group acupuncture sessions set up as a drop in for patients with chronic MSK Pain. Evaluation reveals pain relief, reduced medication load, and high levels of patient satisfaction

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Projects (3)
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Project
Phase 1: To explore the perception of the role of the physiotherapists and to explore the role of non-medical prescribing in physiotherapy of a group of ‘thought leaders’ and influencers within the profession To explore the views of the general public about the role of physiotherapists and in particular their perceptions of them as prescribers, To build on theories gained from these initial interviews and focus group approaches with perceptions among physiotherapists (prescribers and non-prescribers) to further explore the role identity of physiotherapists, in order to produce a substantive theory of role change within physiotherapy Phase 2: To develop an online questionnaire and validate it via the use of an expert panel and cognitive interviews with a random sample of physiotherapists from phase 1 Phase 3: To administer an online questionnaire to the wider profession to examine the conceptual framework devised from the interviews