Professor Una Macleod

Professor Una Macleod

Dean / Professor of Primary Care Medicine

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Hull York Medical School

Summary

Professor Una Macleod is Dean and Professor of Primary Care Medicine at Hull York Medical School. She is a national leader in the area of cancer and early diagnosis research, and her work has contributed significantly to policy development. Una currently holds grants from Cancer Research UK, Yorkshire Cancer Research and the Department of Health Policy Research Unit. Before joining the School in 2010, she worked in Glasgow, where she trained in medicine, as Senior Lecturer in General Practice and Primary Care. Una also worked half-time as a GP principal in the east end of the city, and continues to practise medicine in Hull.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Mirtazapine added to SSRIs or SNRIs for treatment resistant depression in primary care: Phase III randomised placebo controlled trial (MIR)

Kessler, D. S., MacNeill, S. J., Tallon, D., Lewis, G., Peters, T. J., Hollingworth, W., …Wiles, N. J. (2018). Mirtazapine added to SSRIs or SNRIs for treatment resistant depression in primary care: Phase III randomised placebo controlled trial (MIR). BMJ, 363, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4218

Identifying potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people with dementia: a systematic review

Hukins, D., Macleod, U., & Boland, J. W. (2019). Identifying potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people with dementia: a systematic review. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 75(4), 467–481. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00228-018-02612-x

An integrated understanding of the complex drivers of emergency presentations and admissions in cancer patients: qualitative modelling of secondary-care health professionals’ experiences and views

Chen, H., Walabyeki, J., Johnson, M., Boland, E., Seymour, J., & Macleod, U. (2019). An integrated understanding of the complex drivers of emergency presentations and admissions in cancer patients: qualitative modelling of secondary-care health professionals’ experiences and views. PloS one, 14(5), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216430

Emergency admissions and subsequent inpatient care through an emergency oncology service at a tertiary cancer centre: service users’ experiences and views

Chen, H., Johnson, M., Boland, E., Seymour, J., & Macleod, U. (2019). Emergency admissions and subsequent inpatient care through an emergency oncology service at a tertiary cancer centre: service users’ experiences and views. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 27(2), 451–460. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-018-4328-5

Psychometric Properties of the Needs Assessment Tool—Progressive Disease Cancer in U.K. Primary Care

Allgar, V. L., Chen, H., Richfield, E., Currow, D., Macleod, U., & Johnson, M. J. (2018). Psychometric Properties of the Needs Assessment Tool—Progressive Disease Cancer in U.K. Primary Care. Journal of pain and symptom management, 56(4), 602-612. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.07.002

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

PROMS: CPR Cancer outcomes: The use of comprehensive patient records (CPR) to define the impact of cancer, co-morbidities and late effects on individuals and the health service

Funder

Macmillan Cancer Support

Grant

£12,565.00

Started

30 September 2015

Status

Complete

Project

TRANSFORM: Reducing Inequalities in Cancer Outcomes in Yorkshire: Realising our potential for innovation in Diagnosis, Patient Management, Survivorship and Palliative Care Research

Funder

YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research

Grant

£2,791,085.00

Started

1 September 2017

Status

Ongoing

Project

PEOPLE: Primary care and community Engagement to Optimise time to Presentation with Lung cancEr symptoms in HULL

Funder

YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research

Grant

£712,502.00

Started

1 June 2017

Status

Ongoing

Project

REDUCE: REviewing long term anti-Depressant Use by Careful monitoring in Everyday practice programme

Funder

NIHR National Institute for Health Research

Grant

£201,566.00

Started

1 October 2016

Status

Ongoing

Project

Empress: NAEDI Cancer diagnosis via emergency presentation: a case control study (colorectal and lung cancer)

Funder

CRUK Cancer Research UK

Grant

£259,346.00

Started

1 October 2015

Status

Complete

Project

CS-Y Studies: Understanding and reducing inequalities for people with cancer: A programme of work based in Yorkshire

Funder

YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research

Grant

£749,827.00

Started

1 August 2013

Status

Complete

Project

MIR: A double blind placebo-controlled randomised trial of the addition of the antidepressant mirtazapine

Funder

NIHR National Institute for Health Research

Grant

£240,318.00

Started

1 April 2013

Status

Complete

Project

Integrated therapist and online CBT for depression in primary care

Funder

NIHR National Institute for Health Research

Grant

£33,180.00

Started

1 October 2015

Status

Ongoing

Project

C-Screening: Cervical cancer screening in older women aged 55 – 64 years old

Funder

YCR Yorkshire Cancer Research

Grant

£137,247.00

Started

1 March 2016

Status

Complete

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