Duncan works to promote meaningful user involvement with research teams and encourages them to incorporate patient and public involvement at the earliest stages of their research. He also has extensive experience of supporting and training members of the public with undertaking involvement roles and activities. Duncan has an established background working with Research Design Services (RDS) and their forerunners beginning in 2000 and also the Primary Care Research Network (PCRN) in Hertfordshire working as a research methodologist. Duncan has a broad experience of supporting a wide range of health and social care professionals and practitioners and academics with their research including providing expert advice and support on all aspects of developing and designing high quality grant applications particularly those aimed at securing National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding.
Patient & Public Involvement (PPI) Lead
Harries, Priscilla, Barron, Duncan and Ballinger, Claire (2020) Developments in public involvement and co-production in research : embracing our values and those of our service users and carers. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 83(1), pp. 3-5. ISSN (print) 0308-0226
Staley, Kristina and Barron, Duncan (2019) Learning as an outcome of involvement in research : what are the implications for practice, reporting and evaluation? Research Involvement and Engagement, 5(14), ISSN (online) 2056-7529
Pandya-Wood, Raksha, Barron, Duncan S. and Elliott, Jim (2017) A framework for public involvement at the design stage of NHS health and social care research : time to develop ethically conscious standards. Research Involvement & Engagement, 3(6), ISSN (online) 2056-7529
Edelman, Natalie and Barron, Duncan (2016) Evaluation of public involvement in research : time for a major re-think? Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 21(3), pp. 209-211. ISSN (print) 1355-8196
Pezaro, Shana, Hamer, Victoria, Bell, Archie, Bishop, Aidan, Bisshop, Garry, Carlin, Teddy, Cotterell, Elliott and Barron, Duncan (2014) 'If you build it they will come'. INVOLVE Newsletter, Winter, pp. 4-5.
McClinchy, Jane, Dickinson, Angela, Barron, Duncan and Thomas, Hilary (2013) Practitioner and patient experiences of giving and receiving healthy eating advice. British Journal of Community Nursing, 18(10), pp. 498-504. ISSN (print) 1462-4753
McClinchy, Jane, Dickinson, Angela, Barron, Duncan and Thomas, Hilary (2011) Practitioner and lay perspectives of the service provision of nutrition information leaflets in primary care. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 24(6), pp. 552-559. ISSN (print) 0952-3871
Barron, Duncan S., Holterman, Caroline, Shipster, Pieter, Batson, Sherma and Alam, Mohammed (2010) Seen but not heard – ethnic minorities’ views of primary health care interpreting provision : a focus group study. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 11(2), pp. 132-141. ISSN (print) 1463-4236
Barron, Duncan S., Davies, Stephen P. and Wiggins, Richard D. (2008) Social integration, a sense of belonging and the Cenotaph Service : Old soldiers reminisce about Remembrance. Aging & Mental Health, 12(4), pp. 509-516. ISSN (print) 1360-7863
Wagg, A. R., Barron, D., Kirby, M., Stott, D. and Corlett, K. (2007) A randomised partially controlled trial to assess the impact of self-help vs. structured help from a continence nurse specialist in women with undiagnosed urinary problems in primary care. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 61(11), pp. 1863-1873. ISSN (print) 1368-5031
Wagg, Ann, Barron, Duncan, Kirby, Mike and Corlett, Kate (2007) Development and validation of a short, easy-to-use questionnaire for diagnosing urinary incontinence and lower urinary tract symptoms in women : The Female Urinary Symptom Score. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 8(3), pp. 243-250. ISSN (print) 1463-4236
Pandya-Wood, Raksha, Elliott, Jim and Barron, Duncan S. (2019) Service user and lay involvement in healthcare. In: Llewellyn, Carrie , Ayers, Susan , McManus, Chris , Newman, Stanton , Petrie, Keith J. , Revenson, Tracey A. and Weinman, John, (eds.) Cambridge handbook of psychology, health and medicine. 3rd ed. Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press. pp. 347-352. (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology) ISBN 9781316783269
Barron, Duncan S, Hamer, Victoria, Sonpal, Kate and Brownbill, Ian (2018) Enabling the voices of children and young people to impact health & social care research : reflections from the Young Person’s Advisory Group. In: ‘International Perspectives on Evaluation of Patient & Public Involvement in Research’ : Inaugural Conference on International Perspectives on Evaluation of PPI in Research; 15-16 Nov 2018, Newcastle, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Barron, Duncan, Bell, Archie, Bishop, Aidan, Bisshop, Garry, Carlin, Teddy, Cotterell, Elliot, Hamer, Victoria, Keville, Jenifer and Pezaro, Shana (2014) The challenges of creating and establishing a patient and public involvement (PPI) in research strategy and user group panels in a clinically research active hospital : lessons from the frontline. In: INVOLVE 2014 : Changing Landscapes : 9th Biennial INVOLVE Conference; 26-27 Nov 2014, Birmingham, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Barron, Duncan and Davies, Steve (2014) Lest we forget? The long-term impact of remembering the violence of war for older veterans. In: The Violence of War : Experiences and Images of Conflict; 19-20 Jun 2014, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Barron, Duncan, Chandler, Ruth, Elliott, Jim and Walsh, Lucy (2012) Meaningful or tokenistic? An approach to assess the quality and impact of public involvement in research proposals. In: INVOLVE Conference 2012 : Putting People First in Research : Eighth Biennial INVOLVE Conference; 13-14 Nov 2012, Nottingham, U.K.. (Unpublished)
McClinchy, J.E., Dickinson, A.M. and Barron, D. (2007) Nutritional information in primary care : exploring professionals’ and patients’ views. In: British Dietetic Association 2007 Annual Conference & Exhibition; 19-21 Jun 2007, Belfast, U.K..
Barron, Duncan, Saxon, Lucy, Dickinson, Angela and Baverstock, Mike (2006) A qualitative study exploring the factors affecting the use of hip-protectors among older women vulnerable to hip-fracture. In: BSG Conference 2006 : The Ageing Jigsaw : Interdisciplinary Approaches to Old Age; 07-09 Sep 2006, Bangor, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Barron, Duncan S. (2004) Telling stories or taking measurements : a comparison of older veterans' wartime narratives with their scores on a post-traumatic-stress-disorder questionnaire. In: British Society of Gerontology (BSG) 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting : ‘Challenging Perceptions of Later Life’; 09-11 Sep 2004, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)