Biography

Vince has been a rural GP in NOrth Staffordshire since 1981 and is now retired from clinical practice. His main interest and expertise is in medical education and he led development of the GP academic training programme through the MMedSci degree, as well as the Masters in Meidcal Education at Keele. He is a memebr of the executive of the Association for the Study of Medical Education and has been responsible for developing the medical student section, JASME. Vince recieved the President's Medal of ASME in 2012. 

Research and scholarship

  • The primary care consultation 
  • Educational theory and practice 
  • Developing educational strategies and packages 
  • Facilitating change in clinical practice 

Teaching

Vince teaches the Communication Skills in Clinical Practice module of the MMedSc.

Further information

With his ASME roe coming to an end in 2015, Vince has been appointed External Examiner to the Masters in Medical Education programme at Cardiff University. 

Selected Publications

  • Hill J, Garvin S, Chen Y, Cooper V, Wathall S, Bartlam B, Saunders B, Lewis M, Protheroe J, Chudyk A, Birkinshaw H, Dunn KM, Jowett S, Oppong R, Hay E, van der Windt D, Mallen C, Foster NE. 2020. Computer-Based Stratified Primary Care for Musculoskeletal Consultations Compared With Usual Care: Study Protocol for the STarT MSK Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc, e17939, vol. 9(7). link> doi> full text>
  • Hill JC, Garvin S, Chen Y, Cooper V, Wathall S, Saunders B, Lewis M, Protheroe J, Chudyk A, Dunn KM, Hay E, van der Windt D, Mallen C, Foster NE. 2020. Stratified primary care versus non-stratified care for musculoskeletal pain: findings from the STarT MSK feasibility and pilot cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Fam Pract, 30, vol. 21(1). link> doi> full text>
  • Saunders B, Hill JC, Foster NE, Cooper V, Protheroe J, Chudyk A, Chew-Graham C, Bartlam B. 2020. Stratified primary care versus non-stratified care for musculoskeletal pain: qualitative findings from the STarT MSK feasibility and pilot cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Fam Pract, 31, vol. 21(1). link> doi> full text>
  • Protheroe J, Saunders B, Bartlam B, Dunn KM, Cooper V, Campbell P, Hill JC, Tooth S, Mallen CD, Hay EM, Foster NE. 2019. Matching treatment options for risk sub-groups in musculoskeletal pain: a consensus groups study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 271, vol. 20(1). link> doi> full text>
  • Jinks C, Nicholls E, Liddle J, Healey EL, Evans AL, Chew-Graham CA, Dziedzic S, Tan VA, Finney AG, Porcheret M, Lawton S, Cooper V, Lewis M, Mallen CD, Team ENHANCE. 2017. INTEGRATING CASE FINDING AND INITIAL MANAGEMENT FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS, ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION INTO ROUTINE PRIMARY CARE NURSE-LED LONG-TERM CONDITION REVIEWS: RESULTS FROM THE ENHANCE PILOT TRIAL. ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES (p. 1433, vol. 76). link> doi>

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Journal Articles

  • Hill J, Garvin S, Chen Y, Cooper V, Wathall S, Bartlam B, Saunders B, Lewis M, Protheroe J, Chudyk A, Birkinshaw H, Dunn KM, Jowett S, Oppong R, Hay E, van der Windt D, Mallen C, Foster NE. 2020. Computer-Based Stratified Primary Care for Musculoskeletal Consultations Compared With Usual Care: Study Protocol for the STarT MSK Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc, e17939, vol. 9(7). link> doi> full text>
  • Hill JC, Garvin S, Chen Y, Cooper V, Wathall S, Saunders B, Lewis M, Protheroe J, Chudyk A, Dunn KM, Hay E, van der Windt D, Mallen C, Foster NE. 2020. Stratified primary care versus non-stratified care for musculoskeletal pain: findings from the STarT MSK feasibility and pilot cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Fam Pract, 30, vol. 21(1). link> doi> full text>
  • Saunders B, Hill JC, Foster NE, Cooper V, Protheroe J, Chudyk A, Chew-Graham C, Bartlam B. 2020. Stratified primary care versus non-stratified care for musculoskeletal pain: qualitative findings from the STarT MSK feasibility and pilot cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Fam Pract, 31, vol. 21(1). link> doi> full text>
  • Protheroe J, Saunders B, Bartlam B, Dunn KM, Cooper V, Campbell P, Hill JC, Tooth S, Mallen CD, Hay EM, Foster NE. 2019. Matching treatment options for risk sub-groups in musculoskeletal pain: a consensus groups study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 271, vol. 20(1). link> doi> full text>
  • Saunders B, Bartlam B, Foster NE, Hill JC, Cooper V, Protheroe J. 2016. General Practitioners' and patients' perceptions towards stratified care: a theory informed investigation. BMC Fam Pract, 125, vol. 17(1). link> doi> full text>
  • Healey EL, Jinks C, Tan VA, Chew-Graham CA, Lawton SA, Nicholls E, Finney AG, Porcheret M, Cooper V, Lewis M, Dziedzic KS, Wathall S, Mallen CD. 2015. Improving the care of people with long-term conditions in primary care: protocol for the ENHANCE pilot trial. J Comorb, 135-149, vol. 5. link> doi> full text>
  • Sandhu RS, Ong BN, Cooper V, Hassell AB. 2010. Attitudes and perceptions of rheumatologists regarding consultation skills training for specialist trainees: a qualitative study. Clin Med (Lond), 8-12, vol. 10(1). link> doi>
  • Cooper V and Hassell A. 2002. Teaching consultation skills in higher specialist training: experience of a workshop for specialist registrars in rheumatology. Rheumatology (Oxford), 1168-1171, vol. 41(10). link> doi>
  • Cooper V and Bartlam A. 2001. The role of problem-based learning in a new family practice residency curriculum. Acad Med, 559, vol. 76(5). link> doi>
  • Peat GP, Lawton H, Hay E, Carpenter G, Cooper V, Dawes P, Hassell A, Porcheret M, Rees A, Shadforth M, Thomas E, Croft P. 2001. Clinical history in older adults with knee pain: standardised interview questions from general practice and rheumatology perspectives for epidemiological research. RHEUMATOLOGY, 127, vol. 40. link>
  • Hill J, Garvin S, Chen Y, Cooper V, Wathall S, Bartlam B, Saunders B, Lewis M, Protheroe J, Chudyk A, Birkinshaw H, Dunn KM, Jowett S, Oppong R, Hay E, van der Windt D, Mallen C, Foster NE. Computer-Based Stratified Primary Care for Musculoskeletal Consultations Compared With Usual Care: Study Protocol for the STarT MSK Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (Preprint). doi>

Other

  • Jinks C, Nicholls E, Liddle J, Healey EL, Evans AL, Chew-Graham CA, Dziedzic S, Tan VA, Finney AG, Porcheret M, Lawton S, Cooper V, Lewis M, Mallen CD, Team ENHANCE. 2017. INTEGRATING CASE FINDING AND INITIAL MANAGEMENT FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS, ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION INTO ROUTINE PRIMARY CARE NURSE-LED LONG-TERM CONDITION REVIEWS: RESULTS FROM THE ENHANCE PILOT TRIAL. ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES (p. 1433, vol. 76). link> doi>
  • Jinks C, Morden A, Chew-Graham C, Porcheret M, Finney A, Dziedzic K, Healey EL, Tan V, Cooper V, Jordan J, Mallen C. 2015. CASE-FINDING FOR JOINT PAIN AND ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: THE ENHANCE STUDY. ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES (p. 1182, vol. 74). link> doi>
  • Stevenson K, Duffy H, Wathall S, Dziedzic K, Somerville S, Cooper V, Chudyk A, Turner S, Oxtoby J, Hughes R. 2015. MAKING IT EASY TO DO THE RIGHT THING: A PILOT TO DEVELOP AN E-TEMPLATE TO ASSIST GPS IN MANAGING PATIENTS WITH LOW BACK PAIN. RHEUMATOLOGY (p. 68, vol. 54). link>
  • Jinks C, Morden A, Chew-Graham C, Porcheret M, Finney A, Dziedzic K, Healey EL, Tan V, Cooper V, Jordan J, Mallen CD. 2015. INTEGRATING CARE FOR JOINT PAIN AND ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION INTO REVIEWS FOR LONG-TERM CONDITIONS: THE ENHANCE STUDY. RHEUMATOLOGY (p. 67, vol. 54). link>
  • Stevenson K, Duffy H, Somerville S, Cooper V, Hughes R, Dziedzic K. 2014. CAN COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE ASSIST THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RESEARCH ACROSS THE ACADEMIC HEALTH SCIENCES NETWORK?. RHEUMATOLOGY (p. 80, vol. 53). link>
  • Sandhu RS, Ong BN, Cooper V, Hassell AB. 2008. Assessing the consultation skills of rheumatology specialist registrars: Defining the skills and competencies to be assessed. RHEUMATOLOGY (pp. II124-II125, vol. 47). link>
  • Sandhu RS, Ong BN, Cooper V, Hassell AB. 2008. Attitudes and perceptions of rheumatologists regarding consultation skills training for specialist registrars (SPRS): A qualitative study. RHEUMATOLOGY (p. II124, vol. 47). link>
  • MULLIS R, DZIEDZIC K, LEWIS AM, COOPER V, MAIN C, WATSON P, CROFT P, HAY E. 2004. Is video analysis of clinical interventions in treatment trials valuable? Experiences from a low back painstudy. Rheumatology.
  • Barber J and Cooper V. 2003. GETTING THE MESSAGE ACROSS: COMMUNICATION IN PRIMARY CARE. RHEUMATOLOGY (pp. 32-33, vol. 42). link>
  • Vohora K, Mullis R, Dziedzic K, Cooper V, Hay EM. 2002. Recruitment in the real world - barriers and aids. Rheumatology (p. 88, vol. 41).