Michelle Stubley graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1999 with her Master's in Sociology, then went on to do a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) in Research Methods at Nottingham Trent University. She found her first research job working for the Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health, working with long-term drug users on a project which investigated the cause of unexplained deaths in this population. She then went on to work at Cambridge University, for the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research, where she researched the housing needs of key workers in Cambridge.
After this she took a career break to have children, and then worked for a not-for-profit organisation called Opportunity Links, where she was involved with a variety of projects including creating a toolkit for children's centres in Kent to be used to assist in increasing family participation. She has also carried out an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded project on the economic impact of the lack of childcare provision in the east of England. She worked at the University of Nottingham on a two-year evaluation of the Samaritans helpline services based in the School of Nursing, before moving to her current position in January 2010 as Research Associate for CLAHRC. Now working on a study of regular attenders in primary care. In September 2010 she began her PhD in the same area.
Mental health, primary care, equality and gender issues, qualitative research
Michelle Stubley is currently project-managing a CLAHRC project concerning Regular Attenders in Primary Care. Regular Attenders are defined as those patients who have attended their GP practice more… read more
PATEL, S., MALINS, S., GUO, B., JAMES, M., KAI, J., KAYLOR-HUGHES, C., ROWLEY, E., SIMPSON, J., SMART, D., STUBLEY, M., TYRER, H. and MORRISS, R., 2016. Protocol investigating the clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of cognitive–behavioural therapy delivered remotely for unscheduled care users with health anxiety: randomised controlled trial 2(1), 81-87 MALINS, S., KAI, J., ATHA, C., AVERY, A., GUO, B., JAMES, M., PATEL, S., SAMPSON, C., STUBLEY, M. and MORRISS, R., 2016. Cognitive behaviour therapy for long-term frequent attenders in primary care: a feasibility case series and treatment development study British Journal of General Practice. Published Online: 19 July 2016, doi: 10.3399/bjgp16X686569
PATEL, S., KAI, J., ATHA, C., AVERY, A., GUO, B., JAMES, M., MALINS, S., SAMPSON, C., STUBLEY, M. and MORRISS, R., 2015. Clinical characteristics of persistent frequent attenders in primary care: case–control study Family Practice. 32(6), 624-30
Michelle Stubley is currently project-managing a CLAHRC project concerning Regular Attenders in Primary Care. Regular Attenders are defined as those patients who have attended their GP practice more than 30 times in the last 2 years without underlying medical conditions. The project involves;looking at case formulations, working alongside a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT), to come up with a typology.
She is also currently undertaking her PhD with the aim of better understanding the motivation behind regular attendance in General Practice.