Department of Health Sciences
University of Leicester
22-28 Princess Road West
Leicester, LE1 6TP
Tel: 00 44 116 229 7262
My research focuses on:
- Development of methods for synthesising diverse forms of evidence
- Quality and safety in healthcare, using a distinctively sociological approach
- Sociology of childhood illness, especially childhood cancer
- Sociology of regulation and bioethics
Dixon-Woods M, Holmes A. Spotlight report on healthcare acquired infections. Health Foundation 2013
Dixon-Woods M, Martin G, Tarrant C, Bion J, Goeschel C (Armstrong Institute). Evaluation of the Health Foundation’s Safer Clinical Systems Programme Phase 2. Health Foundation. 2011-2013
Dixon-Woods M, Burton P, Wallace S. Commercial use of tissue samples in the 1958 birth cohort: a study of participants' views. Wellcome Trust. 2011 -2013
Dixon-Woods M, Martin G, Armstrong N, Banerjee J. Evaluation of Closing The Gaps Through Clinical Communities. The Health Foundation. 2010-2012
Dixon-Woods M, West M, Baker R, Murtagh M, Martin G,McKee L, Box G, Lilford R. Evaluating High Quality Care for All: from the blunt end to the sharp end and in between. Department of Health 2010-2012.
Dixon-Woods M, Tarrant C, Lilford R, Bion J. An ethnographic study of efforts to reduce central venous catheter blood stream infections in intensive care units in England. Health Foundation 2009-2011.
Further analysis of applications to conduct cancer trials. 2009. Dixon-Woods M, Tarrant C. National Research Ethics Service.
Analysis of Research Ethics Committees' letters about studies involving issues related to mental incapacity. 2008 Dixon-Woods M, Robertson N, Ashcroft R, Angell E. National Research Ethics Service.
Design of training modules and awareness days for researchers, REC members and REC coordinators. 2008 Dixon-Woods M, Angell E. National Research Ethics Service.
Regulating doctors: between performance and practice. Economic and Social Research Council Public Services Programme Fellowship. 2007-2008. Dixon-Woods, M.
Trust, confidence and the regulation of risk: examining the Research Governance Framework for Health and Social Care. Economic and Social Research Council 2007-2008 Dixon-Woods M, Bryman A, Ashcroft R.
Review of regulation of medical research. Medical Research Council. 2006-2007 Dixon-Woods M, Ashcroft R, Brownsword A, Bryman A, Yeung K.
Analysis of Research Ethics Committees’ letters about cancer trials and human tissue. 2007-2008 Dixon-Woods M, Ashcroft R, Bryman A, Angell E. Central Office for Research Ethics Committees.
Qualitative analysis of Research Ethics Committees’ letters and accreditation reports. Central Office for Research Ethics 2006 Dixon-Woods M, Ashcroft R, Angell E. Committees.
Consistency of Research Ethics Committee decision-making. 2006 East Midlands Innovation Hub. Dixon-Woods M.
Qualitative evaluation of Health Foundation Safer Patients Initiative. 2005-2008 Dixon-Woods M, Lilford RJ. Health Foundation via University of Birmingham
Childhood cancer tissue donations: a gift relationship? 2004-2007 Dixon-Woods M, Seale C, Young B, Pritchard-Jones K, McHale J, Tobin M, Heney D, Forster J, Habiba M. Economic and Social Research Council.
Qualitative study of the DESMOND randomised controlled trial. 2004-2005 Dixon-Woods M, Shaw R. DESMOND Trial Collaboration.
Access to healthcare by vulnerable groups: a meta-ethnographic literature review. 2002-2003 Dixon-Woods M, Annandale E, Arthur A, Harvey J, Hsu R, Katbamna S, Olsen R, Riley R, Smith S. Funded by the NHS Service Delivery and Organisation Programme.
Collins R, Atkinson M, Landray M, Burton P, Williams B, Cobbe S, Darlington J, Elliott P, Ford I, Majeed A, Dixon-Woods M, Newton J, Parker M, Pell J, Rodden T, Sinnott R. Virtual organisations for trials and epidemiological studies: using e-science for efficient recruitment, data collection, and management in large-scale randomised trials and observational studies. Medical Research Council 2005-2009
Development of an educational intervention for amblyopia treatment. Gottlob I, Harrad RA, Dixon-Woods M, Collier J, Proudlock F. National Eye Research Centre. 2004-2005
Quality of life and childhood disability. Young B, Parkinson K, Clover A, Dixon-Woods M. ESRC 2004-2006
Cross Research Council Networks in Patient Safety. Lilford R, Dixon-Woods M et al. MRC/ESRC/EPSRC 2003-2004
Informed consent: ascertaining patients’ requirements, and comparing methods of delivery. Habiba M, Dixon-Woods M, Akkad A, Kenyon S. NHS Executive Trent (2001-2003)
Meta-analysis of qualitative and quantitative research. Jones DR, Abrams K, Dixon-Woods M, Fitzpatrick R. ESRC 1997-2000
Co-editor of Chronic Illness
Associate editor of Quality and Safety in Healthcare
Editorial Board member, Chronic Respiratory Disease
Editorial Board member, International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches
I welcome applications to undertake doctoral work in areas related to my research interests.
I help to run the MSc in Social Science applied to Health, an exciting postgraduate qualification offering a sound grounding in theory and methods.
Dixon-Woods M, Young B, Heney D. (2005) Rethinking experiences of childhood cancer: a multidisciplinary approach Milton Keynes: Open University Press
Peer Reviewed Publications
- Martin G, Leslie M, Minion J, Willars J, Dixon-Woods M. Between surveillance and subjectification: professionals and the governance of quality and patient safety in English hospitals. Social Science and Medicine
- Martin GP, Sutton E, Willars J, Dixon-Woods M. Frameworks for change in healthcare organisations: a formative evaluation of the NHS Change Model. Health Services Management Research (accepted October 2013)
- Ozieranski P, Dixon-Woods M, Robins R, Minion J, Willars J, Wright J, Martin G. Running a hospital patient safety campaign: a qualitative study. Journal of Health Organization and Management (accepted October 2013)
- Aveling E, McCulloch, Dixon-Woods M. A qualitative study comparing experiences of the surgical safety checklist in hospitals in high- and low-income countries. BMJ
- Baker R, Willars J, McNicol S, Dixon-Woods M, McKee L. Primary care quality and safety systems in the English NHS: a case study of a new type of primary care provider. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy
- Dixon-Woods M, Baker M, Charles J, Dawson J, Jerzembek G, Martin G, McCarthy I, McKee L, Minion J, Ozieranski P, Willars J, Wilkie P, West M. Culture and behaviour in the English National Health Services: overview of lessons from a large multi-method study. BMJ Quality and Safety
- Shojania KG, Dixon-Woods M. 'Bad apples': time to redefine as a type of systems problem? BMJ Quality & Safety
- Dixon-Woods M, Perencevich E. When counting central line infections counts. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
- Dixon-Woods M, Redwood S, Leslie M, Minion J, Martin G, Coleman J. Improving quality and safety of care using “technovigilance”: an ethnographic case study of secondary use of data from an electronic prescribing and decision support system. Milbank Quarterly
- Dixon-Woods M, Leslie M, Tarrant C, Bion J. Explaining Matching Michigan: an ethnographic study of a patient safety program. Implementation Science
- Kazimierczak KA, Skea ZC, Dixon-Woods M, Entwistle VA, Feldman-Stewart D, N'Dow JMO, MacLennan SJ. Provision of cancer information as a "support for navigating the knowledge landscape": Findings from a critical interpretive literature synthesis. European Journal of Oncology Nursing
- McKee L, K Charles, J Willars, M. Dixon-Woods, G. Martin. ‘New’ and distributed leadership in quality and safety in healthcare, or ‘old’ and hierarchical? An interview study with strategic stakeholders. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy
- Armstrong N, Herbert G, Aveling EL, Dixon-Woods M, Martin G. Optimizing patient involvement in quality improvement. Health Expectations
- Armstrong N, Jackson C, McNicol S, Dixon-Woods M, Kenyon S, Tarrant C. Unblinding following trial participation: qualitative study of participants’ perspectives. Clinical Trials
- Marshall M, Pronovost P, Dixon-Woods M. Promotion of improvement as a science. The Lancet
- Armstrong N, Jackson C, McNicol S, Dixon-Woods M, Kenyon S, Tarrant C. (in press) Unblinding following trial participation: qualitative study of participants’ perspectives. Clinical Trials
- Armstrong, N; Dixon-Woods, M; Thomas, A; Rusk, G; Tarrant, C. Do informed consent documents for cancer trials do what they should? A study of manifest and latent functions. Sociology of Health and Illness
- Armstrong, N; James, V; Dixon-Woods, M. The role of primary care professionals in women's experiences of cervical cancer screening: A qualitative study. Family Practice
- Kazimierczak, K.A; Skea, Z.C; Dixon-Woods, M; Entwistle, V.A; et al. Provision of cancer information as a "support for navigating the knowledge landscape": Findings from a critical interpretive literature synthesis. European Journal of Oncology Nursing
- Aveling EL, Martin GP, García SJ, Martin L, Herbert G, Armstrong N, Dixon-Woods M, Woolhouse I. Reciprocal peer review for quality improvement: an ethnographic case study of the Improving Lung Cancer Outcomes Project. BMJ Quality & Safety
- Dixon-Woods M, Leslie M, Bion J, Tarrant C. What counts? An ethnographic study of infection data reported to a patient safety program. Milbank Quarterly
- Dixon-Woods M, McNicol S, Martin GP. Ten challenges in improving quality in health care: lessons from the Health Foundation’s programme evaluations and relevant literature. BMJ Quality & Safety
- Soto C, Tarrant C, Pritchard-Jones K, Dixon-Woods M. Good practice in consenting to tissue banking for research: qualitative study. Arch Dis Child
- Natalie Armstrong, Veronica James, Mary Dixon-Woods. The role of primary care professionals in women’s experiences of cervical cancer screening: a qualitative study. Family Practice
- Aveling E, Martin G, Armstrong N, Banerjee J, Dixon-Woods M. Quality improvement through clinical communities: eight lessons for practice. Journal of Health Organization and Management
- Pitchforth E, Weaver S, Willars J, Wawrzkowicz E, Luyt D, Dixon-Woods M. A qualitative study of families of a child with a nut allergy. Chronic Illness
- Dixon-Woods M, Bosk CL, Aveling EL, Goeschel CA, Pronovost PJ. Explaining Michigan: developing an ex post theory of a quality improvement program. Milbank Quarterly 89: 167-205
- Dixon-Woods M, Tarrant C, Jackson CJ, Jones DR, Kenyon S. Providing the results of research to participants: a mixed-method study of the benefits and challenges of a consultative approach. Clinical Trials 8: 330-341
- Coleman JJ, Hemming K, Nightingale PG, Clark IR, Dixon-Woods M, Ferner RE, Lilford RJ. Can an electronic prescribing system detect doctors who are more likely to make a serious prescribing error? A retrospective analysis of routine data. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 104: 208-218
- Benning A, Ghaleb M, Suokas A, Dixon-Woods M, Dawson JF, Barber N, Dean Franklin B, Girling A, Hemming K, Carmalt M, Rudge GM, Naicker T, Nwulu U, Choudhury S, Lilford RJ. Mixed-method evaluation of a large-scale organisational intervention to improve patient safety in four UK hospitals. BMJ 2011; 2011; 342:d195
- Benning A, Dixon-Woods M, Nwulu U, Ghaleb M, Dawson JF, Barber N, Dean Franklin B, Girling A, Carmalt M, Rudge G, Naicker T, Kotecha A, Derrington MC, Lilford RJ. A controlled evaluation of the second phase of a multi-component patient safety intervention in English hospitals. BMJ 2011; 2011; 342:d199
- Dixon-Woods M. Using framework-based synthesis for conducting reviews of qualitative studies. BMC Medicine, 9:39
- Dixon-Woods M, Amalberti R, Goodman S, Bergman B, Glasziou P. Problems and promises of innovation in healthcare: why healthcare needs to rethink its love/hate relationship with the new. BMJ Quality and Safety Supp1: i47-51
- Dixon-Woods M, Bosk CL. (2011) Defending rights or defending privileges? Rethinking the ethics of research in public service organisations. Public Management Review 13: 257-272
Waring J, Dixon-Woods M, Yeung K. (2010) Modernising medical regulation: where are we now? Journal of Health Organization and Management 24: 540-555
Dixon-Woods M, Bosk CL. (210) Learning through observation: the role of ethnography in improving critical care. Current Opinion in Critical Care.
Jackson C, Dixon-Woods M, Eborall H, Kenyon S, Toozs-Hobson P, Tincello DG. Women’s views and experiences of a patient preference trial in surgery: a qualitative study of the CARPET1 trial. Clinical Trials (accepted July 2010)
Angell E, Biggs H, Gahleitner F, Dixon-Woods M. (2010) What do research ethics committees say about applications to conduct research involving children? Archives of Disease in Childhood doi:10.1136/adc.2009.172395
Yeung K, Dixon-Woods M. (2010) Design-based regulation and patient safety: a regulatory studies perspective. Social Science and Medicine 71: 502-9
Tarrant C, Dixon-Woods M, Colman A, Stokes T.(2010) Continuity and trust in primary care: a qualitative study informed by game theory. Annals of Family Medicine 8: 440-6
Dixon-Woods M. (2010) Why is patient safety so hard? A selective review of ethnographic studies conducted as part of the Patient Safety Research Programme. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 15 Supp 1: 11-6
Dixon-Woods M, Tarrant C, Willars J, Suokas A. (2010) How will it work? A qualitative study of strategic stakeholders’ account of a patient safety initiative. Quality and Safety in Health Care 19:74-78
- Jackson CJ, Dixon-Woods M, Tobin M, Young B, Heney D, Pritchard-Jones K. Seeking consent to tissue banking: a survey of health professionals in childhood cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care 18; 391-400
- Angell E, Tarrant C, Dixon-Woods M. Research involving storage and use of human tissue: how did the Human Tissue Act 2004 affect decisions by Research Ethics Committees? Journal of Clinical Pathology 62: 825-9
- Angell E, Tarrant C, Dixon-Woods M. Research involving storage and use of human tissue: how did the Human Tissue Act 2004 affect decisions by Research Ethics Committees? Journal of Clinical Pathology 62: 825-9
- Dixon-Woods M, Suokas A, Pitchforth E, Tarrant C. An ethnographic study of classifying and accounting for risk at the sharp end of medical wards. Social Science and Medicine 69: 362-269
- O'Reilly M, Armstrong N, Dixon-Woods M. Subject positions in research ethics committee letters: a discursive analysis. Clinical Ethics 4: 187-194
- Dixon-Woods M, Tarrant C. Why do people cooperate with medical research? Social Science and Medicine 68: 2215-2222
- Dixon-Woods M, Angell E. Research involving adults who lack capacity: how have research ethics committees interpreted the requirements? Journal of Medical Ethics 35: 377-381
- O'Reilly M, Dixon-Woods M, Angell E, Ashcroft RE, Bryman A. Doing accountability: a discourse analysis of Research Ethics Committee letters. Sociology of Health and Illness 31: 246-261.
- Angell E, Dixon-Woods M. Do Research Ethics Committees identify process errors in applications for ethical approval? Journals of Medical Ethics 35: 130-132
- Ashcroft RE, Dixon-Woods M. The social forms and functions of bioethics in the United Kingdom. In Meyser C (ed.) Bioethics Around the Globe. Oxford: Oxford University Press (accepted August 2008)
- Angell E, Dixon-Woods M. Style matters: an analysis of 100 Research Ethics Committee letters. Research Ethics Review 4: 101-105
- Dixon-Woods M, Angell E, Tarrant C, Thomas A. What do Research Ethics Committees say about applications to do cancer trials? The Lancet Oncology 9(8): 700-701
- Dixon-Woods M, Ashcroft RE. Regulation and the social licence for medical research. Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy
- Dixon-Woods M, Ashcroft RE. Regulation and the social licence for medical research. Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy epub July 2008
- Brown L, Parker M, Dixon-Woods M. Whose interest? UK newspaper reporting of use of medical records for research. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 13:140-145
- Angell E, Bryman A, Ashcroft R, Dixon-Woods M. (2008). An analysis of decision letters by Research Ethics Committees: the ethics/scientific quality boundary examined. Quality and Safety in Healthcare 17: 131-136
- Pritchard-Jones K, Dixon-Woods M, Naafs-Wilstra MA, Valscecchi MG. (2008) Improving recruitment to clinical trials in childhood cancer. The Lancet Oncology 9: 392-9
- Ockleford E, Shaw RL, Willars J, Dixon-Woods M. (2008) Education and self-management for people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study of patients' views. Chronic Illness 4: 28-37
- Dixon-Woods M, Wilson D, Jackson C, Cavers D, Pritchard-Jones K. (2008) Human tissue and “the public”: the case of childhood cancer tumour banking. Biosocieties 3: 57-80
- Dixon-Woods M, Cavers D, Jackson CJ, Young B, Forster J, Heney D, Pritchard-Jones K. (2008) Tissue samples as "gifts" for research: a qualitative study of families and professionals. Medical Law International 9: 131-150
- Sebire N, Dixon-Woods M. (2007) Towards a new era of tissue-based diagnosis and research Chronic Illness 3(4): 301-309
Young B, Rice H, Dixon-Woods M, Colver A, Parkinson K. (2007) A qualitative study of health-related quality of life in disabled children. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 49: 660-664
Dixon-Woods M, Cavers D, Agarwal S, Annandale E, Arthur A, Harvey J, Hsu R, Katbamna S, Olsen R, Smith LK, Riley R, Sutton AJ (2006) Conducting a critical interpretive review of the literature on access to healthcare by vulnerable groups. BMC Medical Research Methodology 6: 35
Akkad A, Jackson C, Kenyon S, Dixon-Woods M, Taub N, Habiba M. (2006) Patients’ perceptions of written consent: questionnaire study. BMJ 333: 528
Jackson CJ, Bosio P, Habiba M, Waugh J, Kamal P, Dixon-Woods M. (2006) Referral and attendance at a specialist ante-natal clinic: qualitative study of women’s views. BJOG 113: 909-913
Angell E, Sutton AJ, Windridge K, Dixon-Woods M. (2006) Consistency in Research Ethics Committee decision-making: a controlled comparison. Journal of Medical Ethics 32: 662-664
Dixon-Woods M, Awan M, Gottlob I. (2006) Why is compliance with occlusion therapy for amblyopia so hard? A qualitative study. Archives of Disease in Childhood 91: 491-4
Altaf S, Oppenheimer C, Waugh J, Shaw RL, Dixon-Woods M. (2006) Practices and views on fetal heart monitoring: a structured observation and interview study. BJOG 113: 409-4118
Kenyon S, Dixon-Woods M, Jackson CJ, Windridge K, Pitchforth E. (2006) Participating in a trial in a critical situation: a qualitative study in pregnancy. Quality and Safety in Health Care 15: 98-101
Dixon-Woods M, Bonas S, Booth A, Jones DR, Miller T, Shaw RL, Smith J, Sutton A, Young B. (2006) How can systematic reviews incorporate qualitative research? A critical perspective. Qualitative Research 6: 27-44.
Dixon-Woods M, Jackson CJ, Windridge KC, Kenyon S. (2006) Receiving a summary of the results of a trial: qualitative study of participants’ views. BMJ 332: 206-10
Dixon-Woods M, Williams SJ, Jackson CJ, Akkad A, Kenyon S, Habiba M (2006) Why do women consent to surgery, even when they do not want to? An interactionist and Bourdieusian analysis. Social Science and Medicine 62: 2742-53 * Reprinted in shortened form as: Dixon-Woods M, Williams SJ, Jackson SJ, Akkad A, Kenyon S, Habiba M (2006) Why women consent to surgery, even when they don’t want to: a qualitative study. Clinical Ethics 1: 153-15
Seale C, Dixon-Woods M, Kirk D. (2006) Commodification of body parts: by medicine or by media? Body and Society 12: 25-42
Stokes T, Dixon-Woods M, Williams SJ. (2006) Breaking the ceremonial order: patients’ and general practitioners’ accounts of removal from a GP’s list. Sociology of Health and Illness 28: 611-636
Seale C, Kirk D, Tobin M, Burton P, Grundy R, Pritchard-Jones J, Dixon-Woods M. (2005) Effect of media portrayals of removal of children’s tissue on a UK tumour bank. BMJ 331: 401-403
Dixon-Woods M, Kirk D, Agarwal S, Arthur T, Harvey J, Hsu R, Katbamna S, Olsen R, Smith L, Sutton AJ, Riley R. (2005) Vulnerable groups and access to health care: a critical interpretive review London: NHS SDO R&D Programme
Kamal P, Dixon-Woods M, Kurinczuk JJ, Oppenheimer C, Squire P, Waugh J (2005) Factors influencing repeat caesarean section: qualitative exploratory study of obstetricians’ and midwives’ accounts. BJOG 112:1054-60
Dixon-Woods M, Agarwal S, Jones DR, Young B, Sutton AJ. (2005) Synthesising qualitative and quantitative evidence: a review of methods. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 10: 45-53 * Reprinted in: Bryman A (ed) (2006) Mixed Methods (Vol 3) London: Sage
Jackson C, Dixon-Woods M, Hsu R, Kurinczuk J (2005) A qualitative study of choosing and using an NHS Walk-in Centre. Family Practice 22:269-274
Habiba M, Jackson C, Akkad A, Kenyon S, Dixon-Woods M. Women’s accounts of consenting to surgery: is consent a quality problem? (2004) Quality and Safety in Healthcare 13:422-427
Kenyon S, Dixon-Woods M. (2004) What do they know? A content analysis of women’s perceptions of trial information. BJOG 111: 1341-1345
Shaw RL, Booth A, Sutton AJ, Miller T, Smith JA, Young B, Jones DR, Dixon-Woods M. (2004) Finding qualitative research: an evaluation of search strategies. BMC Medical Research Methodology 4:5
Akkad A, Jackson C, Kenyon S, Dixon-Woods M, Taub N, Habiba M. (2004) Informed consent for elective and emergency surgery: questionnaire study. BJOG 111: 1133-1138
Stokes T, Dixon-Woods M, McKinley RK (2004) Ending the doctor-patient relationship in general practice: a proposed model. Family Practice 21: 507-514
Dixon-Woods M, Shaw RL, Agarwal S, Smith JA (2004) The problem of appraising qualitative research. Quality and Safety in Healthcare 13: 223-5
Dixon-Woods M, Browne H, Arthur A, Matthews R, Jagger C. Organising services for influenza vaccination for older people (2004) Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 9: 85-90
Dixon-Woods M, Agarwal S, Young B, Jones D, Sutton A. (2004) Integrative approaches to qualitative and quantitative evidence. London: Health Development Agency
Stokes T, Dixon-Woods M, McKinley RK. (2003) Breaking up is never easy: GPs’ accounts of removing patients from their lists. Family Practice 20: 628-634
Stokes T, Dixon-Woods M, Windridge K, McKinley RK. (2003) Patients’ accounts of being removed from their general practitioners’ list: qualitative study BMJ 326: 1316
Hsu R, Lambert PC, Dixon-Woods M, Kurinczuk JK (2003) An evaluation of the impact of an NHS walk-in centre on local primary health care services. BMJ 326:530
Young B, Dixon-Woods M, Windridge K, Heney D. (2003) Managing communication with children who have a potentially life-threatening chronic illness: children’s and parents’ accounts. BMJ 326: 305-308
Dixon-Woods M, Seale C, Young B, Findlay M, Heney D. (2003) Representing childhood cancer: accounts from newspapers and parents. Sociology of Health and Illness 15: 143-164
Young B, Dixon-Woods M, Heney D (2002) Identity and role in parenting a child with cancer. Pediatric Rehabilitation 5:209-214
Dixon-Woods M, Anwar Z, Young B, Brooke A. (2002) Lay evaluation of services for childhood asthma. Health and Social Care in the Community 10: 503-511
Dixon-Woods M, Young B, Heney D. (2002) Childhood cancer and users’ views: a critical perspective. European Journal of Cancer Care 11; 173-77
Thornton H, Dixon-Woods M. (2002) Prostate specific antigen testing for prostate cancer (editorial). BMJ 325;725-6
Roberts K, Dixon-Woods M, Fitzpatrick R, Abrams K, Jones DR. (2002) Factors affecting uptake of childhood immunisation: an example of Bayesian synthesis of qualitative and quantitative evidence. The Lancet 360: 1596-1599
Young B, Fitch G, Dixon-Woods M, Lambert P, Brooke A. (2002) Parents’ accounts of wheeze and asthma-related symptoms: a qualitative study. Archives of Disease in Childhood 87: 131-134
Young B, Dixon-Woods M, Findlay M, Heney D. (2002) Parenting in a crisis: conceptualising mothers of children with cancer. Social Science and Medicine 55: 1835-1847
Dixon-Woods M, Regan J, Robertson N, Young B, Cordle C, Tobin M. (2002) Teaching and learning about human sexuality in undergraduate medical education Medical Education 36(5):432-440
McKinley RK, Dixon-Woods M, Thornton H (2002) Participating in primary care research (editorial). British Journal of General Practice 52:971-972
Dixon-Woods M, Findlay M, Young B, Cox H, Heney D. (2001) Parents’ accounts of obtaining a diagnosis of childhood cancer. The Lancet 357: 670-674
Dixon-Woods M, Fitzpatrick R, Roberts K. (2001) Including qualitative research in systematic reviews: problems and opportunities. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 7: 125-133
Dixon-Woods M. (2001) Writing wrongs? An analysis of published discourses about the use of patient information leaflets. Social Science and Medicine 52(9): 1417-143
Dixon-Woods M, Fitzpatrick R. (2001) Qualitative research in systematic reviews has established a place for itself. (editorial) BMJ 323: 765-766
Dixon-Woods M, Stokes T, Young B, Phelps K, Windridge K, Shukla R. (2001) Choosing and using services for sexual health: a qualitative study of women’s views. Sexually Transmitted Infections 82:335-339
Dixon-Woods M, Critchley S. (2000) Medical and lay views of irritable bowel syndrome. Family Practice 17: 108-113
Dixon-Woods M. (2000) The production of printed consumer health information: order from chaos Health Education Journal 59: 108-115
Dixon-Woods M, Young B, Heney D. (1999) Partnerships with children BMJ 319: 778-80
Dixon-Woods M. (1998) Dissemination of printed information for patients: a qualitative study of general practices Health Education Journal 57: 16-30
Dixon M, Johnson R. (1994) Health visitors’ use of health education material Health Visitor: 67(5): 167-168