Professor Nicola Thomas


NameProfessor Nicola Thomas
Job titleProfessor
Organisational UnitHealth and Social Care
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8311-7356

Research outputs

Do virtual renal clinics improve access to kidney care? A preliminary impact evaluation of a virtual clinic in east London.

Thomas, Nicola and Hull, Sally (2020). Do virtual renal clinics improve access to kidney care? A preliminary impact evaluation of a virtual clinic in east London. BMC Nephrology. 21 (10).

Make the right thing easy to do: using trigger tools for safety and learning in chronic kidney disease

Thomas, N, Hull, S and Rajabzadeh, V (2019). Make the right thing easy to do: using trigger tools for safety and learning in chronic kidney disease. British Journal of General Practice.

Improving coding and primary care management for people with Chronic Kidney Disease: an observational controlled study in east London.

Thomas, N, Hull, S, Rajabzadeh, V, Hoong, S, Dreyer, G, Rainey, H and Ashman, N (2019). Improving coding and primary care management for people with Chronic Kidney Disease: an observational controlled study in east London. British Journal of General Practice.

In review: Chronic kidney disease

Thomas, N. (2019). In review: Chronic kidney disease. Nursing in Practice.

Nurse practitioner consultations in primary health care: patient, carer, and nurse practitioner qualitative interpretations of communication processes

Barratt, J and Thomas, NM (2018). Nurse practitioner consultations in primary health care: patient, carer, and nurse practitioner qualitative interpretations of communication processes. Primary Health Care Research and Development.

Making our research relevant and visible to patients and the public

Thomas, N (2018). Making our research relevant and visible to patients and the public. Journal of Renal Care. 44 (3), pp. 127-127.

Changing from 12 hour to 8 hour day shifts: a qualitative exploration of effects on organising nursing care and staffing

Thomas, NM and Baillie, LJ (2018). Changing from 12 hour to 8 hour day shifts: a qualitative exploration of effects on organising nursing care and staffing. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 28 (1-2), pp. 148-158.

Nurse practitioner consultations in primary health care: an observational interaction analysis of social interactions and consultation outcomes

Barratt, J and Thomas, NM (2018). Nurse practitioner consultations in primary health care: an observational interaction analysis of social interactions and consultation outcomes. Primary Health Care Research and Development.

Nurse practitioner consultations in primary health care: a case study-based survey of patients’ pre-consultation expectations, and post-consultation satisfaction and enablement

Barratt, J and Thomas, NM (2018). Nurse practitioner consultations in primary health care: a case study-based survey of patients’ pre-consultation expectations, and post-consultation satisfaction and enablement. Primary Health Care Research and Development. 20.

Personal information documents for people with dementia: healthcare staff’s perceptions and experiences

Thomas, NM and Baillie, LJ (2018). Personal information documents for people with dementia: healthcare staff’s perceptions and experiences. Dementia.

The challenge of nutritional management in people with kidney disease

Langley-Evans, S and Thomas, NM (2017). The challenge of nutritional management in people with kidney disease. Journal of Renal Care. 43 (4), pp. 195-196.

Classification of chronic kidney disease ten years on: what have we learnt and what do we need to do now?

Thomas, NM (2018). Classification of chronic kidney disease ten years on: what have we learnt and what do we need to do now? Family Practice.

Partnership with patients and their families.

Thomas, NM (2017). Partnership with patients and their families. Journal of Renal Care. 43 (3), p. 131.

The challenge of nutritional management in people with kidney disease.

Langley-Evans, S and Thomas, NM (2017). The challenge of nutritional management in people with kidney disease. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 30 (6), pp. 679-680.

Innovating and evaluating education for people with kidney disease

Thomas, NM and Rainey, H (2018). Innovating and evaluating education for people with kidney disease. Journal of Kidney Care. 3 (2), pp. 114-119.

Service User Involvement in Healthcare Improvement

Thomas, NM (2017). Service User Involvement in Healthcare Improvement. in: Baillie, L and Maxwell, E (ed.) Improving Healthcare A Handbook for Practitioners CRC Press.

New ways of working; delivering better care for people with long-term conditions

Tzortziou Brown, V, Patel, I, Thomas, NM, Tomlinson, J, Roberts, R, Rayner, H, Ashman, N and Hull, S (2017). New ways of working; delivering better care for people with long-term conditions. London Journal of Primary Care.

The service user and carer perspective

Thomas, NM, Baillie, LJ and Maxwell, E (2016). The service user and carer perspective. in: Tranvag, O, Synnes, O and McSherry, W (ed.) Stories of Dignity Within Healthcare Research, Narratives and Theories M&K Publishing. pp. 97-110

Editorial

Thomas, NM (2016). Editorial. Journal of Renal Care. 42 (3), pp. 135-136.

How does the length of day shift affect patient care on older people's wards? A mixed method study

Thomas, NM and Baillie, LJ (2017). How does the length of day shift affect patient care on older people's wards? A mixed method study. International Journal of Nursing Studies.

Structured nursing educational programs improve quality of life outcomes in patients with Cushing's syndrome.

Llahana, S and Thomas, NM (2016). Structured nursing educational programs improve quality of life outcomes in patients with Cushing's syndrome. Endocrine. 53 (1), pp. 1-3.

A programme to spread eGFR graph surveillance for the early identification, support and treatment of people with progressive chronic kidney disease (ASSIST-CKD): protocol for the stepped wedge implementation and evaluation of an intervention to reduce late presentation for renal replacement therapy

Thomas, NM, Gallagher, H, Methven, S, Casula, A, Tomson, C and Caskey, F (2017). A programme to spread eGFR graph surveillance for the early identification, support and treatment of people with progressive chronic kidney disease (ASSIST-CKD): protocol for the stepped wedge implementation and evaluation of an intervention to reduce late presentation for renal replacement therapy. BMC Nephrology. 18, p. 131.

Introducing a device to assist in the application of anti-embolism stockings

Thomas, NM and Bennett, N (2017). Introducing a device to assist in the application of anti-embolism stockings. British Journal of Nursing.

The Experience of Older People in the Shared Decision-Making Process in Advanced Kidney Care

Thomas, NM (2016). The Experience of Older People in the Shared Decision-Making Process in Advanced Kidney Care. BioMed Research International. 2016.

The Cornish Experience Of The ASSIST-CKD Project

Thomas, NM (2017). The Cornish Experience Of The ASSIST-CKD Project. Annals of Clinical Biochemistry.

Educating a health service workforce about dementia: a qualitative study

Baillie, LJ, Sills, E and Thomas, NM (2016). Educating a health service workforce about dementia: a qualitative study. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults. 17 (2), pp. 119 -130.

What drives quality improvement in chronic kidney disease (CKD) in primary care: process evaluation of the Quality Improvement in Chronic Kidney Disease (QICKD) trial.

Nihat, A, de Lusignan, S, Thomas, NM, Tahir, MA and Gallagher, H (2016). What drives quality improvement in chronic kidney disease (CKD) in primary care: process evaluation of the Quality Improvement in Chronic Kidney Disease (QICKD) trial. BMJ Open. 6 (4).
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