The Association of Chaplaincy
in General Practice

Improving care through listening and guidance

Research in Primary Care / GP Chaplaincy

Appleby A. et al What GP’s mean by spirituality and how they apply this concept with patients: a qualitative study. BJGP Open 2018; 2(2) Appleby A. et al GP’s and spiritual care: signed up or sold out? A quantitative analysis of GP Trainers understanding and application of the concept of spirituality. Education for primary care 2018; 29(6):367-375. Macdonald G. Primary Care Chaplaincy: an intervention for complex presentation. Prim Health Care Research & Development Journal 2018; Oct. 1-12 Macdonald G. The efficacy of primary care chaplaincy compared with antidepressants: a retrospective study comparing chaplaincy with antidepressantsPrim Health Care Research & Development Journal 2017; 18(4):354-365 Mcsherry W, Boughey A, Kevern P. Chaplains for wellbeing in primary care: a qualitative investigation of their perceived impact for patients health and wellbeing. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy 2016; 22(4): 51-170 Kevern P, Hill L. Chaplains for wellbeing in primary care: analysis of the results of a retrospective study. Primary Health Care Research & Development Journal 2015; 16:87-99 Kevern P, Ladbury I. Resource implications of a measured change in patient wellbeing: a retrospective cohort analysis study. Journal of New Writing in Health and Social Care 2015; 2(1)
Kevern, P. & Hill, L. (2013) Chaplains for well-being in primary care: analysis of the results of a retrospective study. Peter Kevern and Lisa Hill. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 2013; 00: 1–13
Vermandere M et al. Spirituality in General Practice: a qualitative evidence synthesis. Br J Gen Pract 2011; 61(592):749-760.