• Barriers and Facilitators to Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis in New Zealand: A Qualitative Study

      Blackmore, T; Norman, K; Kidd, J; Cassim, S; Chepulis, L; Keenan, R; Firth, M; Jackson, C; Stokes, T; Weller, D; Emery, J; Lawrenson, R (BioMed Central, 2020)
      BACKGROUND: New Zealand (NZ) has high rates of colorectal cancer but low rates of early diagnosis. Due to a lack of understanding of the pre-diagnostic experience from the patient's perspective, it is necessary to investigate ...
    • How Do Colorectal Cancer Patients Rate Their GP: A Mixed Methods Study

      Blackmore, T; Chepulis, L; Keenan, R; Kidd, J; Stokes, T; Weller, D; Emery, J; Lawrenson, R (BioMed Central, 2021)
      BACKGROUND: New Zealand (NZ) has a high incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) and low rates of early diagnosis. With screening not yet nationwide, the majority of CRC is diagnosed through general practice. A good patient-general ...
    • Six Things You Need to Know About Low Back Pain

      Baxter, GD; Chapple, C; Ellis, R; Hill, J; Liu, L; Mani, R; Reid, D; Stokes, T; Tumilty, S (CSIRO Publishing, 2020)
      Low back pain (LBP) is the leading contributor to years lived with disability, and imposes an enormous burden on individuals and on health-care systems. General practitioners and physiotherapists are generally the front-line ...