Dr Tracy Ibbotson

  • SPCRN Research Co-ordinator (General Practice & Primary Care)

telephone: 01413308309
email: Tracy.Ibbotson@glasgow.ac.uk

Room 206, House 1, General Practice & Primary Care, 1 Horselethill Road, Glasgow, G12 9LX

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9224-6467


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.


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Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Improving patient safety in post-pandemic: using patient and professional experience to improve primary care safety-netting in remote consultations?
    Office of the Chief Scientific Adviser
    2022 - 2023
  • REDIRECT: REmote Diet Intervention to REduce long Covid symptoms Trial
    National Institute for Health Research
    2021 - 2023
  • Unlocking data to inform public health policy and practice
    National Institute for Health Research
    2021 - 2021
  • A randomised controlled trial of a facilitated home-based rehabilitation intervention in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and their caregivers: the REACH-HFpEF Study
    National Institute for Health Research
    2021 - 2024
  • COVID-19 long term effects; a randomised clinical trial of resistance exercise and trial platform
    Office of the Chief Scientific Adviser
    2021 - 2023
  • Implementation of an evidence-based cardiac rehabilitation home programme for heart failure patients and their caregivers in Scotland: SCOT-REACH-HF project
    Heart Research UK
    2020 - 2021
  • 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