Dr Andrea Williamson

  • Senior Clinical University Lecturer (Medicine)
  • Associate (General Practice & Primary Care)
  • Associate (Institute of Health & Wellbeing)

telephone: 01413308342
email: Andrea.Williamson@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Andrea Williamson is a senior academic GP combining teaching, research and clinical practice.

She set up and runs the BSc intercalated degree specialist course 'Global Health in a Primary Care context', coordinates GP/primary care student selected modules and GP/primary care electives in the MBChB programme. She is Deputy Director of the GP teaching team at Glasgow Undergraduate Medical School.

Recent research includes the Epidemiology of Serial Missed Appointments in the NHS study. She is involved in ongoing projects in homelessness health, adverse childhood experiences, substance use, complex interventions evaluation and medical education research.

Andrea’s clinical work is as a medical officer in addictions in Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services  and a GP at Glasgow Homeless Health Services.

She is, a founding member of the steering group of The Scottish Deep End Project, deputy chair of the Health Inequalities Standing Group of the RCGP, and is a past Commissioner on the Poverty Truth Commission.


Research interests

  • Tackling health inequalities, specifically, the care of marginalised patients and multiple exclusion
  • How everyday social and medical complexity can be captured in research, and how psychological function impacts on health service utilisation and care
  • Role of patient engagement in care on the delivery of health services

Grants

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

  • Investigating the importance of serial missed appointments in the NHS: a linkage pathfinder project of general practice, health, social care and education data.
    Chief Scientist Office
    2015 - 2018
     
  • Patients who are repeatedly removed from GP lists - analysing the 'revolving door'
    NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
    2009 - 2010
     
  • Patients who are repeatedly removed from GP lists - analysing the 'revolving door'
    Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust
    2006 - 2007
     

Publications

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Number of items: 27.

2019

Williamson, A. E., McQueenie, R., Ellis, D. A. and Wilson, P. (2019) Re: David Oliver: missed GP appointments are no scandal. British Medical Journal, 364, l545. (doi:10.1136/bmj.l545) (PMID:30755395)

Wilson, P., McQueenie, R., Ellis, D. and Williamson, A. (2019) Missed GP appointments linked to higher risk of death. British Medical Journal, 364, l485. (doi:10.1136/bmj.l485) (PMID:30723085)

McQueenie, R., Ellis, D. A., McConnachie, A. , Wilson, P. and Williamson, A. E. (2019) Morbidity, mortality and missed appointments in healthcare: a national retrospective data linkage study. BMC Medicine, 17, 2. (doi:10.1186/s12916-018-1234-0) (PMID:30630493) (PMCID:PMC6329132)

2018

Hanlon, P. , Yeoman, L., Gibson, L., Esiovwa, R., Williamson, A. E., Mair, F. S. and Lowrie, R. (2018) A systematic review of interventions by healthcare professionals to improve management of non-communicable diseases and communicable diseases requiring long-term care in adults who are homeless. BMJ Open, 8(4), e020161. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020161) (PMID:29627814)

Ellis, D. A., McQueenie, R., McConnachie, A. , Wilson, P. and Williamson, A. (2018) Non-attending patients in general practice. Lancet Public Health, 3(3), e113. (doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30020-3) (PMID:29519700)

2017

Ellis, D. A., McQueenie, R., McConnachie, A. , Wilson, P. and Williamson, A. (2017) Demographic and practice factors predicting repeated non-attendance in primary care: a national retrospective cohort analysis. Lancet Public Health, 2(12), e551-e559. (doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30217-7) (PMID:29253440) (PMCID:PMC5725414)

Queen, A. B., Lowrie, R., Richardson, J. and Williamson, A. E. (2017) Multimorbidity, disadvantage and patient engagement within a specialist homeless health service in the UK. BJGP Open, 1(3), 0641. (doi:10.3399/bjgpopen17X100941)

Hanlon, P. , Yeoman, L., Esiovwa, R., Gibson, L., Williamson, A. E., Mair, F. S. and Lowrie, R. (2017) Interventions by healthcare professionals to improve management of physical long-term conditions in adults who are homeless: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 7(8), e016756. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016756) (PMID:28827259) (PMCID:PMC5629632)

Blane, D. N. , Sambale, P., Williamson, A. E. and Watt, G. C.M. (2017) A change model for GPs serving deprived areas. Annals of Family Medicine, 15(3), p. 277. (doi:10.1370/afm.2064) (PMID:28483897)

Lowrie, R., McConnachie, A. , Williamson, A. E., Kontopantelis, E., Forrest, M., Lannigan, N., Mercer, S. W. and Mair, F. S. (2017) Incentivised chronic disease management and the inverse equity hypothesis: findings from a longitudinal analysis of Scottish primary care practice-level data. BMC Medicine, 15(1), 77. (doi:10.1186/s12916-017-0833-5) (PMID:28395660) (PMCID:PMC5387284)

Williamson, A., Ellis, D. A., Wilson, P., McQueenie, R. and McConnachie, A. (2017) Understanding repeated non-attendance in health services: a pilot analysis of administrative data and full study protocol for a national retrospective cohort. BMJ Open, 7(2), e014120. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014120) (PMID:28196951) (PMCID:PMC5319001)

Williamson, A. (2017) Primary care support for problem alcohol use in areas of highest deprivation. Alcoholis, 38(1), pp. 4-5.

2016

Smith, M., Williamson, A.E., Walsh, D. and McCartney, G. (2016) Is there a link between childhood adversity, attachment style and Scotland's excess mortality? Evidence, challenges and potential research. BMC Public Health, 16, 655. (doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3201-z) (PMID:27465498) (PMCID:PMC4964073)

2015

Cotton, P. and Williamson, A. E. (2015) Working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. In: Nicholson, B., McKimm, J. and Allen, A. (eds.) Global Health. Sage: London. ISBN 9781446282502

MacVicar, R., Williamson, A. E., Cunningham, D. and Watt, G. (2015) What are the CPD needs of GPs working in areas of high deprivation? Report of a focus group meeting of ‘GPs at the deep end’. Education for Primary Care, 26(3), pp. 139-145. (doi:10.1080/14739879.2015.11494332)

Murphy, E., Cope, K., Pine, E., Pine, E., Walker, E. and Williamson, A.E. (2015) Risk factors associated with adverse outcomes from overseas work placements in the voluntary sector: an exploratory study of administrative data. British Global and Travel Health Association Journal, 24,

Williamson, A. E., Ayres, R., Allen, J. and MacLeod, U. (2015) Core intended learning outcomes for tackling health inequalities in undergraduate medicine. BMC Medical Education, 15, 66. (doi:10.1186/s12909-015-0342-1) (PMCID:PMC4389346)

2014

Williamson, A. E. and Burns, N. (2014) The safety of researchers and participants in primary care qualitative research. British Journal of General Practice, 64(621), pp. 198-200. (doi:10.3399/bjgp14X679480)

Williamson, A.E., Mullen, K. and Wilson, P. (2014) Understanding "revolving door" patients in general practice: a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice, 15(33), (doi:10.1186/1471-2296-15-33)

Jones, C. and Williamson, A.E. (2014) Volunteers working to support migrants in Glasgow: a qualitative study. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 10(4), pp. 193-206. (doi:10.1108/IJMHSC-10-2013-0034)

2013

Orr, R., Blane, D. , Budd, J., Williamson, A.E., Sambale, P. and Watt, G. (2013) GPs at the Deep End Report 21: GP experience of welfare reform in very deprived areas. Discussion Paper. General Practice and Primary Care, University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Cooper, M. J.F., Williamson, A. E., Walker, E. and Cotton, P. (2013) Education in global health: a role for the Student Selected Component (SSC). Alma Mata Journal of Global Health, 3(1), pp. 31-32.

Williamson, A.E. and Ayres, R. (2013) A core curriculum for learning about health inequalities in UK undergraduate medicine. Project Report. Royal College of General Practitioners.

2012

Watt, G., Brown, G., Budd, J., Cawston, P., Craig, M., Jamieson, R., Langridge, S., Lyon, A., Mercer, S.W. , Morton, C., Mullin, A., O'Neil, J., Paterson, E., Sambale, P. and Williamson, A.E. (2012) General Practitioners at the Deep End: The Experience and Views of General Practitioners Working in the Most Severely Deprived Areas of Scotland. Royal College of General Practitioners: London, UK. ISBN 9780850843385

Williamson, A.E., Johnson, P.C.D. , Mullen, K. and Wilson, P. (2012) The disappearance of the "revolving door" patient in Scottish general practice: successful policies. BMC Family Practice, 13(1), p. 95. (doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-95)

2005

Milligan, K. and Williamson, A.E. (2005) Safe play in unsafe places—general practice and homeless families in Glasgow. BMJ Careers,

2002

Williamson, A.E. (2002) The way I see it… Working with teenagers is fun and may change the way you consider the patient's perspective. British Medical Journal, 324(S31),

This list was generated on Mon Jun 17 13:34:56 2019 BST.
Number of items: 27.

Articles

Williamson, A. E., McQueenie, R., Ellis, D. A. and Wilson, P. (2019) Re: David Oliver: missed GP appointments are no scandal. British Medical Journal, 364, l545. (doi:10.1136/bmj.l545) (PMID:30755395)

Wilson, P., McQueenie, R., Ellis, D. and Williamson, A. (2019) Missed GP appointments linked to higher risk of death. British Medical Journal, 364, l485. (doi:10.1136/bmj.l485) (PMID:30723085)

McQueenie, R., Ellis, D. A., McConnachie, A. , Wilson, P. and Williamson, A. E. (2019) Morbidity, mortality and missed appointments in healthcare: a national retrospective data linkage study. BMC Medicine, 17, 2. (doi:10.1186/s12916-018-1234-0) (PMID:30630493) (PMCID:PMC6329132)

Hanlon, P. , Yeoman, L., Gibson, L., Esiovwa, R., Williamson, A. E., Mair, F. S. and Lowrie, R. (2018) A systematic review of interventions by healthcare professionals to improve management of non-communicable diseases and communicable diseases requiring long-term care in adults who are homeless. BMJ Open, 8(4), e020161. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020161) (PMID:29627814)

Ellis, D. A., McQueenie, R., McConnachie, A. , Wilson, P. and Williamson, A. (2018) Non-attending patients in general practice. Lancet Public Health, 3(3), e113. (doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(18)30020-3) (PMID:29519700)

Ellis, D. A., McQueenie, R., McConnachie, A. , Wilson, P. and Williamson, A. (2017) Demographic and practice factors predicting repeated non-attendance in primary care: a national retrospective cohort analysis. Lancet Public Health, 2(12), e551-e559. (doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30217-7) (PMID:29253440) (PMCID:PMC5725414)

Queen, A. B., Lowrie, R., Richardson, J. and Williamson, A. E. (2017) Multimorbidity, disadvantage and patient engagement within a specialist homeless health service in the UK. BJGP Open, 1(3), 0641. (doi:10.3399/bjgpopen17X100941)

Hanlon, P. , Yeoman, L., Esiovwa, R., Gibson, L., Williamson, A. E., Mair, F. S. and Lowrie, R. (2017) Interventions by healthcare professionals to improve management of physical long-term conditions in adults who are homeless: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open, 7(8), e016756. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016756) (PMID:28827259) (PMCID:PMC5629632)

Blane, D. N. , Sambale, P., Williamson, A. E. and Watt, G. C.M. (2017) A change model for GPs serving deprived areas. Annals of Family Medicine, 15(3), p. 277. (doi:10.1370/afm.2064) (PMID:28483897)

Lowrie, R., McConnachie, A. , Williamson, A. E., Kontopantelis, E., Forrest, M., Lannigan, N., Mercer, S. W. and Mair, F. S. (2017) Incentivised chronic disease management and the inverse equity hypothesis: findings from a longitudinal analysis of Scottish primary care practice-level data. BMC Medicine, 15(1), 77. (doi:10.1186/s12916-017-0833-5) (PMID:28395660) (PMCID:PMC5387284)

Williamson, A., Ellis, D. A., Wilson, P., McQueenie, R. and McConnachie, A. (2017) Understanding repeated non-attendance in health services: a pilot analysis of administrative data and full study protocol for a national retrospective cohort. BMJ Open, 7(2), e014120. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014120) (PMID:28196951) (PMCID:PMC5319001)

Williamson, A. (2017) Primary care support for problem alcohol use in areas of highest deprivation. Alcoholis, 38(1), pp. 4-5.

Smith, M., Williamson, A.E., Walsh, D. and McCartney, G. (2016) Is there a link between childhood adversity, attachment style and Scotland's excess mortality? Evidence, challenges and potential research. BMC Public Health, 16, 655. (doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3201-z) (PMID:27465498) (PMCID:PMC4964073)

MacVicar, R., Williamson, A. E., Cunningham, D. and Watt, G. (2015) What are the CPD needs of GPs working in areas of high deprivation? Report of a focus group meeting of ‘GPs at the deep end’. Education for Primary Care, 26(3), pp. 139-145. (doi:10.1080/14739879.2015.11494332)

Murphy, E., Cope, K., Pine, E., Pine, E., Walker, E. and Williamson, A.E. (2015) Risk factors associated with adverse outcomes from overseas work placements in the voluntary sector: an exploratory study of administrative data. British Global and Travel Health Association Journal, 24,

Williamson, A. E., Ayres, R., Allen, J. and MacLeod, U. (2015) Core intended learning outcomes for tackling health inequalities in undergraduate medicine. BMC Medical Education, 15, 66. (doi:10.1186/s12909-015-0342-1) (PMCID:PMC4389346)

Williamson, A. E. and Burns, N. (2014) The safety of researchers and participants in primary care qualitative research. British Journal of General Practice, 64(621), pp. 198-200. (doi:10.3399/bjgp14X679480)

Williamson, A.E., Mullen, K. and Wilson, P. (2014) Understanding "revolving door" patients in general practice: a qualitative study. BMC Family Practice, 15(33), (doi:10.1186/1471-2296-15-33)

Jones, C. and Williamson, A.E. (2014) Volunteers working to support migrants in Glasgow: a qualitative study. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 10(4), pp. 193-206. (doi:10.1108/IJMHSC-10-2013-0034)

Cooper, M. J.F., Williamson, A. E., Walker, E. and Cotton, P. (2013) Education in global health: a role for the Student Selected Component (SSC). Alma Mata Journal of Global Health, 3(1), pp. 31-32.

Williamson, A.E., Johnson, P.C.D. , Mullen, K. and Wilson, P. (2012) The disappearance of the "revolving door" patient in Scottish general practice: successful policies. BMC Family Practice, 13(1), p. 95. (doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-95)

Milligan, K. and Williamson, A.E. (2005) Safe play in unsafe places—general practice and homeless families in Glasgow. BMJ Careers,

Williamson, A.E. (2002) The way I see it… Working with teenagers is fun and may change the way you consider the patient's perspective. British Medical Journal, 324(S31),

Books

Watt, G., Brown, G., Budd, J., Cawston, P., Craig, M., Jamieson, R., Langridge, S., Lyon, A., Mercer, S.W. , Morton, C., Mullin, A., O'Neil, J., Paterson, E., Sambale, P. and Williamson, A.E. (2012) General Practitioners at the Deep End: The Experience and Views of General Practitioners Working in the Most Severely Deprived Areas of Scotland. Royal College of General Practitioners: London, UK. ISBN 9780850843385

Book Sections

Cotton, P. and Williamson, A. E. (2015) Working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. In: Nicholson, B., McKimm, J. and Allen, A. (eds.) Global Health. Sage: London. ISBN 9781446282502

Research Reports or Papers

Orr, R., Blane, D. , Budd, J., Williamson, A.E., Sambale, P. and Watt, G. (2013) GPs at the Deep End Report 21: GP experience of welfare reform in very deprived areas. Discussion Paper. General Practice and Primary Care, University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

Williamson, A.E. and Ayres, R. (2013) A core curriculum for learning about health inequalities in UK undergraduate medicine. Project Report. Royal College of General Practitioners.

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