Dr Tracy Ibbotson
- SPCRN Research Co-ordinator (General Practice & Primary Care)
Dr Tracy Ibbotson has been a research coordinator in the West Node of the Scottish Primary Care Research Network since 2011 and leads Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) work in the network.
Tracy has been working in health services research for 25 years after completing a PhD in Psychosocial Oncology at the Christie Hospital, University of Manchester. She was employed as a research fellow in the Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Glasgow (1992-1995) and the Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen (1995-1997). Whilst working as a senior lecturer in the Nursing at Midwifery School at the University of Glasgow from 1998 to 2005, she was the Director for the MSc (MedSci) programme and was responsible for introducing problem based learning into the teaching of research methods. During a career break, Tracy worked as a health services researcher in General Practice & Primary Care (2005-2011) before joining the SPCRN team in 2011.
Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.
- Evaluation of early years pilot in North Lanarkshire - Phase 2
North Lanarkshire Council
2010 - 2011
- Evaluation of the early years programme: a nurse-led intervention
Lanarkshire Health Board
2009 - 2010
- An evaluation of the introduction of NHS24 in Scotland
Scottish Executive Health Department
2002 - 2006