Dr Hamish Foster

  • Clinical Academic GGP Fellow (General Practice & Primary Care)

Biography

Dr Hamish Foster graduated from University College London with a BSc Hons in Neuroscience in 2006 and then with MBBS from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. He undertook Foundation Training in East London and Essex before completing 1 year of surgical training and completing MRCSEd in 2010.

After a year of locum work and working as a research assistant in Tanzania he undertook specialist training in general practice in the north west of Glasgow. In 2013-2014 he took a year out of GP training to complete a Diploma in Tropical Medicine in east Africa (DTMH-EA) and to work in a rural hospital in Uganda.

Hamish gained his CCT in August 2015 and joined GPPC at that time.

He continues to work two days a week as a locum GP in Drumchapel Glasgow. 


Research interests

  • Obesity and lifestyle in primary care
  • Health inequalities
  • Primary care out-of-hours
  • Global health

Publications

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Number of items: 6.

2019

Foster, H. , Macdonald, S. , Patterson, C. and O'Donnell, C. A. (2019) No such thing as bad publicity? A quantitative content analysis of print media representations of primary care out-of-hours services. BMJ Open, 9(3), e023192. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023192) (PMID:30910877)

2018

Foster, H. M.E. , Celis-Morales, C. A. , Nicholl, B. I. , Petermann, F., Pell, J. P. , Gill, J. M.R. , O'Donnell, C. A. and Mair, F. S. (2018) The effect of socioeconomic deprivation on the association between an extended measurement of unhealthy lifestyle factors and health outcomes: a prospective analysis of the UK Biobank cohort. Lancet Public Health, (doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30200-7) (Early Online Publication)

Wilcox, M. et al. (2018) Circumstances of child deaths in Mali and Uganda: a community-based confidential enquiry. Lancet Global Health, 6(6), e691-e702. (doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30215-8) (PMID:29773123)

2015

O'Donnell, C. A. , Foster, H. , Macdonald, S. , Burns, N. and Gannon, M. (2015) Out-of-Hours Primary Medical Care: What Can Research Tell Us? Findings From a Rapid Systematic Review and Qualitative Study. Discussion Paper. Scottish Government.

2013

Guerrier, G., Foster, H. , Metge, O., Chouvin, C. and Tui, M. (2013) Cultural contexts of swine-related infections in Polynesia. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19(7), pp. 595-599. (doi:10.1111/1469-0691.12088) (PMID:23194348)

2012

Aldridge, C., Foster, H. M.E. , Albonico, M., Ame, S. and Montresor, A. (2012) Evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of the Haemoglobin Colour Scale to detect anaemia in young children attending primary healthcare clinics in Zanzibar. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 17(4), pp. 423-429. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02944.x) (PMID:22296167)

This list was generated on Mon Jun 17 04:27:19 2019 BST.
Number of items: 6.

Articles

Foster, H. , Macdonald, S. , Patterson, C. and O'Donnell, C. A. (2019) No such thing as bad publicity? A quantitative content analysis of print media representations of primary care out-of-hours services. BMJ Open, 9(3), e023192. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023192) (PMID:30910877)

Foster, H. M.E. , Celis-Morales, C. A. , Nicholl, B. I. , Petermann, F., Pell, J. P. , Gill, J. M.R. , O'Donnell, C. A. and Mair, F. S. (2018) The effect of socioeconomic deprivation on the association between an extended measurement of unhealthy lifestyle factors and health outcomes: a prospective analysis of the UK Biobank cohort. Lancet Public Health, (doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30200-7) (Early Online Publication)

Wilcox, M. et al. (2018) Circumstances of child deaths in Mali and Uganda: a community-based confidential enquiry. Lancet Global Health, 6(6), e691-e702. (doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30215-8) (PMID:29773123)

Guerrier, G., Foster, H. , Metge, O., Chouvin, C. and Tui, M. (2013) Cultural contexts of swine-related infections in Polynesia. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19(7), pp. 595-599. (doi:10.1111/1469-0691.12088) (PMID:23194348)

Aldridge, C., Foster, H. M.E. , Albonico, M., Ame, S. and Montresor, A. (2012) Evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of the Haemoglobin Colour Scale to detect anaemia in young children attending primary healthcare clinics in Zanzibar. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 17(4), pp. 423-429. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02944.x) (PMID:22296167)

Research Reports or Papers

O'Donnell, C. A. , Foster, H. , Macdonald, S. , Burns, N. and Gannon, M. (2015) Out-of-Hours Primary Medical Care: What Can Research Tell Us? Findings From a Rapid Systematic Review and Qualitative Study. Discussion Paper. Scottish Government.

This list was generated on Mon Jun 17 04:27:19 2019 BST.