Professor Nigel Stocks
Professor Nigel Stocks - MD, BSc, MBBS, DipPH.
Professor Stocks is Head of the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Adelaide.
Dr Stocks has been Deputy Head of the School of Population Health and was a holder of a Senior Principal Research PHCRED Fellowship (2007-10).
He was a half time academic in the UK for 6 years before returning to Australia in late 2000 to be a senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide.
Between 2003 and 2007 he was Associate Dean (student) and convener of the first year committee.
Prof. Stocks is Head of the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Adelaide, acting Deputy Head of the School of Population Health and Clinical Practice and holder of a Senior Principal Research PHCRED Fellowship (2007-2010) to devote more time to research. Since 2011, Prof Stocks has attracted $10.6 million in NHMRC or Cat 1 grant funding as CIA or co-investigator, $13.4 million as an NHMRC AI investigator and over $2.8 million in small and other grants. His main research interests cover cardiovascular, respiratory and mental health with an emphasis on clinical and health services research but also examining QoL, patient health literacy and risk perception that might explain the ‘treatment gap’ in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
|2010||Director||Australian Medicines Handbook Pty Ltd|
|2007||Director||Adelaide to Outback Training Program, SA|
|2006||Professor and Head of the Discipline of General Practice||University of Adelaide|
|2004||Director RACGP||Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network (ASPREN)|
|2000||General Practitioner||Hills Medical Service|
|2016 - 2016||Award||Best Oral Presentation Award||6th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE)||650|
|2007 - 2010||Fellowship||PHCRED Senior Principal Research Fellowship||PHCRED|
|1982 - 1983||Scholarship||National Heart Foundation Scholarship||National Heart Foundation|
|University of Adelaide||Australia||MBBS|
|Australian Institute of Company Directors||Australia||Graduate|
|University of Adelaide||Australia||BSc|
|University of Adelaide||Australia||DipPH|
|University of Adelaide||Australia||MD|
|FAFPHM||Royal Australasian College of Physicians||Australia|
|FRACGP||Royal Australian College of General Practitioners||Australia|
|2017||Gaikwad, M., Vanlint, S., Mittinity, M., Moseley, G. & Stocks, N. (2017). Does vitamin D supplementation alleviate chronic nonspecific musculoskeletal pain? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Rheumatology, 36, 5, 1201-1208.
|2017||Gaikwad, M., Vanlint, S., Moseley, G., Mittinty, M. & Stocks, N. (2017). Understanding patient perspectives on management of their chronic pain: Online survey protocol. Journal of Pain Research, 10, 31-35.
|2017||Ried, K., Fakler, P. & Stocks, N. (2017). Effect of cocoa on blood pressure. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017, 4, -.
|2017||González-Chica, D., Adams, R., Dal Grande, E., Avery, J., Hay, P. & Stocks, N. (2017). Lower educational level and unemployment increase the impact of cardiometabolic conditions on the quality of life: results of a population-based study in South Australia. Quality of Life Research, 26, 6, 1521-1530.
|2017||McNeil, J. J., Woods, R. L., Nelson, M. R., Murray, A. M., Reid, C. M., Kirpach, B. ... Grimm, R. H. (2017). Baseline Characteristics of Participants in the ASPREE (ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) Study.. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 72, 11, 1586-1593.
|2017||Wade, V. & Stocks, N. (2017). The Use of Telehealth to Reduce Inequalities in Cardiovascular Outcomes in Australia and New Zealand: A Critical Review. Heart Lung and Circulation, 26, 4, 331-337.
|2017||Guymer, C., Casson, R., Howell, C. & Stocks, N. (2017). The AgED Study. Age-related eye disease (AgED) in South Australian general practice: Are we blind to early detection and intervention?. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 23, 1, 75-79.
|2017||Mitchison, D., Touyz, S., González-Chica, D., Stocks, N. & Hay, P. (2017). How abnormal is binge eating? 18-Year time trends in population prevalence and burden. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 136, 2, 147-155.
|2017||Frank, O., Stocks, N. & Knieriemen, A. (2017). Providing “just-in-time” preventive care advice. Annals of Family Medicine, 15, 3, 276-.
|2017||Hay, P., Mitchison, D., Collado, A., González-Chica, D., Stocks, N. & Touyz, S. (2017). Burden and health-related quality of life of eating disorders, including Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), in the Australian population. Journal of Eating Disorders, 5, 1, 1-10.
|2017||González-Chica, D., Dal Grande, E., Bowden, J., Musker, M., Hay, P. & Stocks, N. (2017). Are we reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and improving the quality of life through preventive health care? Results of a population-based study in South Australia. Preventive Medicine, 99, 164-170.
|2016||Avery, J. C. & Stocks, N. (2016). Urinary incontinence, depression and psychological factors - A review of population studies. European Medical Journal Urology, 1, 1, 58-67.|
|2016||Sullivan, S., Carville, K., Chilver, M., Fielding, J., Grant, K., Kelly, H. ... Regan, A. (2016). Pooled influenza vaccine effectiveness estimates for Australia, 2012-2014. Epidemiology and Infection, 144, 11, 2317-2328.
|2016||González-Chica, D., Mnisi, Z., Avery, J., Duszynski, K., Doust, J., Tideman, P. ... Stocks, N. (2016). Effect of health literacy on quality of life amongst patients with ischaemic heart disease in Australian general practice. PLoS One, 11, 3, e0151079-1-e0151079-15.
|2016||Brodaty, H., Connors, M., Loy, C., Teixeira-Pinto, A., Stocks, N., Gunn, J. ... Pond, C. (2016). Screening for dementia in primary care: a comparison of the GPCOG and the MMSE. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 42, 5-6, 323-330.
|2016||Whiting, G., Magin, P., Morgan, S., Tapley, A., Henderson, K., Oldmeadow, C. ... Stocks, N. (2016). General practice trainees' clinical experience of dermatology indicates a need for improved education: A cross-sectional analysis from the Registrar Clinical Encounters in Training Study. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, -.
|2016||Fielding, J., Levy, A., Chilver, M., Deng, Y., Regan, A., Grant, K. ... Sullivan, S. (2016). Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine in Australia, 2015: an epidemiological, antigenic and phylogenetic assessment. Vaccine, 34, 41, 4905-4912.
|2016||Carrington, M., Jennings, G., Harris, M., Nelson, M., Schlaich, M., Stocks, N. ... Stewart, S. (2016). Impact of nurse-mediated management on achieving blood pressure goal levels in primary care: insights from the Valsartan Intensified Primary carE Reduction of Blood Pressure Study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 15, 6, 409-416.
|2016||Mate, K., Magin, P., Brodaty, H., Stocks, N., Gunn, J., Disler, P. ... Pond, C. (2016). An evaluation of the additional benefit of population screening for dementia beyond a passive case-finding approach. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 32, 3, n/a-n/a.
|2015||Faruqi, N., Spooner, C., Joshi, C., Lloyd, J., Dennis, S., Stocks, N. ... Harris, M. (2015). Primary health care-level interventions targeting health literacy and their effect on weight loss: a systematic review. BMC Obesity, 2, 6, 1-16.
|2015||Powell, K., Stocks, N. & Laurence, C. (2015). A new venture in interdisciplinary student learning in a co-located health service. Australian Health Review, 40, 2, 205-209.
|2015||Faruqi, N., Stocks, N., Spooner, C., el Haddad, N. & Harris, M. (2015). Research protocol: management of obesity in patients with low health literacy in primary health care. BMC Obesity, 2, 1, 5-1-5-8.
|2015||Avery, J., Braunack-Mayer, A., Duggan, P., Taylor, A. & Stocks, N. (2015). ‘It’s our lot’: how resilience influences the experience of depression in women with urinary incontinence. Health Sociology Review, 24, 1, 94-108.
|2015||Stocks, N., Broadbent, J., Lorimer, M., Tideman, P., Chew, D., Wittert, G. & Ryan, P. (2015). The Heart Health Study - increasing cardiovascular risk assessment in family practice for first degree relatives of patients with premature ischaemic heart disease: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Family Practice, 16, 1, 116-1-116-7.
|2015||Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2015). A bowel cancer screening plan at last. Medical Journal of Australia, 202, 4, iii-iv.
|2014||Leung, E., Price, C., Hamilton-Bruce, M., Stocks, N. & Koblar, S. (2014). Stroke. Australian Family Physician, 43, 11, 750-751.|
|2014||Taylor, K., Stocks, N. & Marshall, H. (2014). The missing link: family physician perspectives on barriers and enablers to prescribing a new Meningococcal B vaccine and other recommended, non-government funded vaccines. Vaccine, 32, 33, 4214-4219.
|2014||Stuart, K., Wyld, B., Bastiaans, K., Stocks, N., Brinkworth, G., Mohr, P. & Noakes, M. (2014). A telephone-supported cardiovascular lifestyle programme (CLIP) for lipid reduction and weight loss in general practice patients: a randomised controlled pilot trial. Public Health Nutrition, 17, 3, 640-647.
|2014||Kerr, K., Mate, K., Magin, P., Marley, J., Stocks, N., Disler, P. & Pond, C. (2014). The prevalence of co-prescription of clinically relevant CYP enzyme inhibitor and substrate drugs in community-dwelling elderly Australians. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 39, 4, 383-389.
|2014||Frank, O., Aylward, P. & Stocks, N. (2014). Development of pre-consultation prevention summary and reminder sheets for patients: Preliminary study of acceptability and sustainability. Australian Family Physician, 43, 5, 310-314.|
|2014||Sullivan, S., Chilver, M., Higgins, G., Cheng, A. & Stocks, N. (2014). Influenza vaccine effectiveness in Australia: results from the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network. Medical Journal of Australia, 201, 2, 109-111.
|2014||Stewart, S., Stocks, N., Burrell, L., de Looze, F., Esterman, A., Harris, M. ... Carrington, M. (2014). More rigorous protocol adherence to intensive structured management improves blood pressure control in primary care: results from the Valsartan Intensified Primary carE Reduction of Blood Pressure study. Journal of Hypertension, 32, 6, 1342-1350.
|2014||Avery, J. C., Stocks, N., Taylor, A. & Gill, T. (2014). Urinary incontinence: severity, perceptions and population prevalence in Australian women. Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal, 20, 1, 7-13.|
|2014||Si, S., Moss, J., Sullivan, T., Newton, S. & Stocks, N. (2014). Effectiveness of general practice-based health checks: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of General Practice, 64, 618, e47-e53.
|2014||Ruel, G., Lévesque, J., Stocks, N., Sirois, C., Kroger, E., Adams, R. ... Taylor, A. (2014). Understanding the evolution of multimorbidity: evidences from the North West Adelaide Health Longitudinal Study (NWAHS). J. Miranda (Ed.). PLoS One, 9, 5, e96291-1-e96291-11.
|2013||Smithers, L., Chittleborough, C., Stocks, N., Sawyer, M. & Lynch, J. (2013). Can items used in 4-year-old well-child visits predict children's health and school outcomes?. Maternal and Child Health Journal, In Press, 6, 1-9.
|2013||Pond, D., Mate, K., Philips, J., Stocks, N., Magin, P., Weaver, N. & Brodaty, H. (2013). Predictors of agreement between general practitioner detection of dementia and the revised Cambridge Cognitive Assessment (CAMCOG-R). International Psychogeriatrics, 25, 10, 1639-1647.
|2013||Stewart, S., Carrington, M., Swemmer, C., Kurstjens, N., Brown, A., Burrell, L. ... Jennings, G. (2013). Determinants of achieving early blood pressure control with monotherapy in a primary care setting. Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 15, 9, 674-680.
|2013||Ried, K., Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2013). Aged garlic extract reduces blood pressure in hypertensives: a dose-response trial. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 67, 1, 64-70.
|2013||Stocks, N. & Frank, O. (2013). Study design of ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE): A randomized, controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 36, 2, 555-564.
|2013||Johnson, D., Frank, O., Pond, D. & Stocks, N. (2013). Older people with mild cognitive impairment: their views about assessing driving safety. Australian Family Physician, 42, 5, 317-320.|
|2013||Avery, J., Braunack-Mayer, A., Stocks, N., Taylor, A. & Duggan, P. (2013). Psychological perspectives in urinary incontinence: a metasynthesis. OA Women's Health, 1, 1, 1-10.|
|2013||Avery, J., Stocks, N., Duggan, P., Braunack-Mayer, A., Taylor, A., Goldney, R. & MacLennan, A. (2013). Identifying the quality of life effects of urinary incontinence with depression in an Australian population. BMC Urology, 13, 11, 2-9.
|2012||Almeida, O., Draper, B., Snowdon, J., Lautenschlager, N., Pirkis, J., Byrne, G. ... Pfaff, J. (2012). Factors associated with suicidal thoughts in a large community study of older adults. British Journal of Psychiatry, 201, 6, 466-472.
|2012||Almeida, O., Pirkis, J., Kerse, N., Sim, M., Flicker, L., Snowdon, J. ... Pfaff, J. (2012). Socioeconomic disadvantage increases risk of prevalent and persistent depression in later life. Journal of Affective Disorders, 138, 3, 322-331.
|2012||Almeida, O., Draper, B., Pirkis, J., Snowdon, J., Lautenschlager, N., Byrne, G. ... Pfaff, J. (2012). Anxiety, depression, and comorbid anxiety and depression: risk factors and outcome over two years. International Psychogeriatrics, 24, 10, 1622-1632.
|2012||Almeida, O., Pirkis, J., Kerse, N., Sim, M., Flicker, L., Snowdon, J. ... Pfaff, J. (2012). A randomized trial to reduce the prevalence of depression and self-harm behavior in older primary care patients. Annals of Family Medicine, 10, 4, 347-356.
|2012||Williamson, M., Cardona-Morrell, M., Elliott, J., Reeve, J., Stocks, N., Emery, J. ... Gunn, J. (2012). Prescribing Data in General Practice Demonstration (PDGPD) project - a cluster randomised controlled trial of a quality improvement intervention to achieve better prescribing for chronic heart failure and hypertension. BMC Health Services Research, 12, 1, 1-11.
|2012||Mate, K., Pond, C., Magin, P., Goode, S., McElduff, P. & Stocks, N. (2012). Diagnosis and disclosure of a memory problem is associated with quality of life in community based older Australians with dementia. International Psychogeriatrics, 24, 12, 1962-1971.
|2012||Stocks, N., Allan, J., Frank, O., Williams, S. & Ryan, P. (2012). Improving attendance for cardiovascular risk assessment in Australian general practice: an RCT of a monetary incentive for patients. BMC Family Practice, 13, 1, 1-6.
|2012||Ried, K., Sullivan, T., Fakler, P., Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2012). Effect of cocoa on blood pressure. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012, 8, 1-84.
|2012||Pond, C., Brodaty, H., Stocks, N., Gunn, J., Marley, J., Disler, P. ... Mate, K. (2012). Ageing in general practice (AGP) trial: a cluster randomised trial to examine the effectiveness of peer education on GP diagnostic assessment and management of dementia. BMC Family Practice, 13, 1, 1-9.
|2012||Phillips, J., Pond, C., Paterson, N., Howell, C., Shell, A., Stocks, N. ... Marley, J. (2012). Difficulties in disclosing the diagnosis of dementia: a qualitative study in general practice. British Journal of General Practice, 62, 601, 546-553.
|2012||Stewart, S., Carrington, M., Swemmer, C., Anderson, C., Kurstjens, N., Amerena, J. ... Jennings, G. (2012). Effect of intensive structured care on individual blood pressure targets in primary care: Multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ (Online), 345, 7884, 1-16.
|2011||Gialamas, A., Aylward, P., Vanlint, S. & Stocks, N. (2011). Cholesterol lowering medication: Patients' knowledge, attitudes and experiences. Australian Family Physician, 40, 7, 519-522.|
|2011||Holton, C., Crockett, A., Nelson, M., Ryan, P., Wood-Baker, R., Stocks, N. ... Beilby, J. (2011). Does spirometry training in general practice improve quality and outcomes of asthma care?. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 23, 5, 545-553.
|2011||Burchard, A., Laurence, C. & Stocks, N. (2011). Female international students and sexual health: A qualitative study into knowledge, beliefs and attitudes. Australian Family Physician, 40, 10, 817-820.|
|2011||Stocks, N. (2011). Research on a shoestring. Australian Family Physician, 40, 6, 413-413.|
|2011||Almeida, O., Alfonso, H., Pirkis, J., Kerse, N., Sim, M., Flicker, L. ... Pfaff, J. (2011). A practical approach to assess depression risk and to guide risk reduction strategies in later life. International Psychogeriatrics, 23, 2, 280-291.
|2011||Stocks, N., Frank, O., Linn, A., Anderson, K. & Meertens, S. (2011). Vertical integration of teaching in Australian general practice - a survey of regional training providers. Medical Journal of Australia, 194, Suppl. 11, S75-S78.|
|2011||Frank, O., Stocks, N. & Aylward, P. (2011). Patient acceptance and perceived utility of pre-consultation prevention summaries and reminders in general practice: pilot study. BMC Family Practice, 12, 1, 40-1-40-8.
|2011||Ramanathan, S., Baratiny, G., Stocks, N., Searles, A. & Redford, R. (2011). General practitioner referral pattens for women with gynaecological symptoms: a randomised incomplete block study design. Medical Journal of Australia, 195, 10, 602-606.
|2011||Ngai, L., Stocks, N., Sparrow, J., Patel, R., Rumley, A., Lowe, G. ... Ben-Shlomo, Y. (2011). The prevalence and analysis of risk factors for age-related macular degeneration: 18-year follow-up data from the Speedwell eye study, United Kingdom. Eye, 25, 6, 784-793.
|2011||Ried, K., Sullivan, T., Fakler, P., Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2011). Effect of chocolate on blood pressure. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1, 1-7.
|2011||Leung, E., Hamilton-Bruce, M., Stocks, N. & Koblar, S. (2011). 10-minute consultation: funny turn. British Medical Journal, 343, 7835, D7465-D7465.
|2010||Ried, K., Sullivan, T., Fakler, P., Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2010). Does chocolate reduce blood pressure? A meta-analysis. BMC Medicine, 8, 39, 1-11.
|2010||Oprea, L., Braunack-Mayer, A., Rogers, W. & Stocks, N. (2010). An ethical justification for the Chronic Care Model (CCM). Health Expectations, 13, 1, 55-64.
|2010||Ried, K., Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2010). Chocolate and blood pressure. Chocolate dose may be too much.. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 341, -.|
|2010||Ried, K., Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2010). Aged garlic extract lowers blood pressure in patients with treated but uncontrolled hypertension: A randomised controlled trial. Maturitas, 67, 2, 144-150.
|2010||Reid, K., Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2010). Chocolate and blood pressure: Chocolate dose may be too much. British Medical Journal, 341, 7768, 318-318.
|2009||Ried, K., Frank, O. & Stocks, N. (2009). Dark chocolate or tomato extract for prehypertension: a randomised controlled trial. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 9, 1, 1-12.
|2009||Allan, J., Schattner, P., Stocks, N. & Ramsay, E. (2009). Does patient satisfaction of general practice change over a decade?. BMC Family Practice, 10, 1, 13-1-13-10.
|2009||Parrella, A., Dalton, C., Pearce, R., Litt, J. & Stocks, N. (2009). ASPREN surveillance system for influenza-like illness: a comparison with FluTracking and the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. Australian Family Physician, 38, 11, 932-936.|
|2009||Pfaff, J., Draper, B., Pirkis, J., Stocks, N., Snowdon, J., Sim, M. ... Almeida, O. (2009). Medical morbidity and severity of depression in a large primary care sample of older Australians: the DEPS-GP project. Medical Journal of Australia, 190, 7 Supp, S75-S80.|
|2009||Gupta, R., Stocks, N. & Broadbent, J. (2009). Cardiovascular risk assessment in Australian general practice. Australian Family Physician, 38, 5, 364-368.|
|2009||Adams, R., Stocks, N., Wilson, D., Hill, C., Gravier, S., Kickbusch, I. & Beilby, J. (2009). Health literacy: a new concept for general practice?. Australian Family Physician, 38, 3, 144-147.|
|2009||Pirkis, J., Pfaff, J., Williamson, M., Tyson, O., Stocks, N., Goldney, R. ... Almeida, O. (2009). The community prevalence of depression in older Australians. Journal of Affective Disorders, 115, 1-2, 54-61.
|2009||Stocks, N., Ryan, P., Allan, J., Williams, S. & Willson, K. (2009). Gender, socioeconomic status, need or access? Differences in statin prescribing across urban, rural and remote Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 17, 2, 92-96.
|2008||May, F., Stocks, N. & Barton, C. (2008). Identification of barriers that impede the implementation of nicotine replacement therapy in the acute cardiac care setting. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention ' Rehabilitation, 15, 6, 646-650.
|2008||Jackowski, L., Stocks, N. & Rowett, D. (2008). Reducing the risk of adverse thrombotic events - The role of aspirin and clopidogrel. Australian Family Physician, 37, 9, 721-726.|
|2008||Ried, K., Frank, O., Stocks, N., Fakler, P. & Sullivan, T. (2008). Effect of garlic on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis.. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 8, 13, 1-12.
|2008||Cranston, J., Crockett, A., Moss, J., Pegram, R. & Stocks, N. (2008). Models of chronic disease management in primary care for patients with mild-to-moderate asthma or COPD: a narrative review. Medical Journal of Australia, 188, 8 Suppl, S50-S52.|
|2008||Seidel, B. & Stocks, N. (2008). Estimating cardiovascular risk . Archives of Internal Medicine, 168, 1, 111-.
|2008||Ried, K., Montgomery, B., Stocks, N. & Farmer, E. (2008). General practice research training: impact of the Australian Registrar Research Workshop on research skills, confidence, interest and involvement of participants, 2002–2006. Family Practice, 25, 2, 119-126.
|2008||Paine, B., Stocks, N. & MacLennan, A. (2008). Seminars may increase recruitment to randomised controlled trials: lessons learned from WISDOM. Trials, 9, 1, WWW 1-WWW 8.
|2007||Williamson, M., Pirkis, J., Pfaff, J., Tyson, O., Kerse, N., Lautenschlager, N. ... Almeida, O. (2007). Recruiting and retaining GPs and patients in intervention studies: the DEPS-GP project as a case study. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 7, 42, WWW 1-WWW 9.
|2007||Pearce, R., Laurence, C., Black, L. & Stocks, N. (2007). The challenges of teaching in a general practice setting. Medical Journal of Australia, 187, 2, 129-132.|
|2007||Stocks, N. & Melbye, H. (2007). Community-acquired pneumonia. Australian Doctor, 16/MAR., 25-30.|
|2006||Melbye, H. & Stocks, N. (2006). Point of care testing for C-reactive protein: A new path for australian GPs?. Australian Family Physician, 35, 7, 513-516.|
|2006||MacLennan, A., Henderson, V., Paine, B., Mathias, J., Ramsay, E., Ryan, P. ... Taylor, A. (2006). Hormone therapy, timing of initiation, and cognition in women aged older than 60 years: the REMEMBER pilot study. Menopause-The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, 13, 1, 28-36.
|2006||Melbye, H. & Stocks, N. (2006). Point of care testing for C-reactive protein. Australian Family Physician, 35, 7, 513-516.|
|2006||Benson, J., Wilson, A., Stocks, N. & Moulding, N. (2006). Muscle pain as an indicator of vitamin D deficiency in an urban Australian Aboriginal population. Medical Journal of Australia, 185, 2, 76-77.|
|2005||Fielding, J., Clothier, H., Stocks, N. & Kelly, H. (2005). What factors facilitate a GP survey high response rate?. Australian Family Physician, 34, 10, 895-896.|
|2005||Stocks, N., Allan, J. & Mansfield, P. (2005). Management of hyperlipidaemia. Australian Family Physician, 34, 6, 447-452.|
|2005||Allan, J., Schaefer, D. & Stocks, N. (2005). Improving the learning needs survey by using four approaches. Australian Family Physician, 34, 1/2, 84-86.|
|2004||Stocks, N., Ryan, P., McElroy, H. & Allan, J. (2004). Statin prescribing in Australia: socioeconomic and sex differences - A cross-sectional study. Medical Journal of Australia, 180, 5, 229-231.|
|2004||Paine, B., Stocks, N., Ramsay, E., Ryan, P. & MacLennan, A. (2004). Use and perception of hormone therapy following media reports of the Women's Health Initiative: a survey of Australian WISDOM participants. Climacteric, 7, 2, 143-152.
|2004||Stocks, N., McElroy, H., Sayer, G. & Duszynski, K. (2004). Acute bronchitis in Australian general practice - a prescription too far?. Australian Family Physician, 33, 1-2, 91-93.|
|2004||Stocks, N., Braunack-Mayer, A., Somerset, M. & Gunnell, D. (2004). Binners, fillers and filers - a qualitative study of GPs who don't return postal questionnaires. The European Journal of General Practice, 10, 4, 146-151.
|2004||Stocks, N., Turnidge, J. & Crockett, A. (2004). Lower respiratory tract infections and community acquired pneumonia in adults. Australian Family Physician, 33, 5, 297-301.|
|2003||Sharp, D., Liebenau, A., Stocks, N., Bennewith, O., Evans, M., Jones, W. ... Gunnell, D. (2003). Locally developed guidelines for the aftercare of deliberate self-harm patients in general practice. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 4, 1, 21-28.
|2003||Jones, A., Burgess, T., Farmer, E., Fuller, J., Stocks, N., Taylor, J. & Waters, R. (2003). Building research capacity: An exploratory model of GPs' training needs and barriers to research involvement. Australian Family Physician, 32, 11, 957-960.|
|2002||Bennewith, O., Stocks, N., Gunnell, D., Peters, T., Evans, M. & Sharp, D. (2002). General practice based intervention to prevent repeat episodes of deliberate self harm: cluster randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal, 324, 7348, 1-8.
|2002||Stocks, N. & Fahey, T. (2002). Labelling of acute respiratory illness: evidence of between-practitioner variation in the UK. Family Practice, 19, 4, 375-377.
|2002||Stocks, N. & Gunnell, D. (2002). A chain is as strong as its weakest link but that link could be the subject matter of the questionnaire!. Family Practice, 19, 6, 704-704.
|2002||Stocks, N., Patel, R., Sparrow, J. & Davey-Smith, G. (2002). Prevalence of cataract in the Speedwell Cardiovascular Study: a cross-sectional survey of men aged 65-83. Eye, 16, 3, 275-280.
|2002||Gunnell, D., Bennewith, O., Peters, T., Stocks, N. & Sharp, D. (2002). Do patients who self-harm consult their general practitioner soon after hospital discharge? A cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 37, 12, 599-602.
|2002||Bennewith, O., Stocks, N., Gunnell, D., Peters, T., Evans, M. & Sharp, D. (2002). General practice based intervention to prevent repeat episodes of deliberate self harm: Cluster randomised controlled trial. British Medical Journal, 324, 7348, 1254-1257.|
|2002||Stocks, N. & Fahey, T. (2002). The treatment of acute bronchitis by general practitioners in the UK - Results of a cross sectional postal survey. Australian Family Physician, 31, 7, 676-679.|
|2001||Bennewith, O., Sharp, D., Gunnell, D., Peters, T. & Stocks, N. (2001). Deliberate self harm is common reason for emergency medical admission. British Medical Journal, 322, 7293, 1065-1066.
|2001||Stocks, N., Harvey, I., Sussman, J. & Sharp, D. (2001). Predictive value of a pre-registration card for future mental health events among first-year university students. The European Journal of General Practice, 7, March 2001, 27-33.
|2000||Stocks, N. & Gunnell, D. (2000). What are the characteristics of general practitioners who routinely do not return postal questionnaires: A cross sectional study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 54, 12, 940-941.
|1999||Stocks, N. & Davey Smith, G. (1999). Blood pressure and birthweight in first year university students aged 18-25. Public Health, 113, 6, 273-277.
|1998||Fahey, T. & Stocks, N. (1998). Antibiotics for children with upper respiratory tract infections. JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 280, 16, 1399-1400.
|1998||Cates, C., Shakespeare, T., Bourke, R., Harris, J., Fahey, T. & Stocks, N. (1998). Systematic review of trials comparing antibiotic with placebo for acute cough in adults. BMJ, 317, 7164, 1014-.
|1998||Fahey, T., Stocks, N. & Thomas, T. (1998). Systematic review of the treatment of upper respiratory tract infection. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 79, 3, 225-230.
|1998||Fahey, T. & Stocks, N. (1998). Systematic review of trials comparing antibiotic with placebo for acute cough in adults - Reply. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 317, 7164, 1015-1015.|
|1998||Fahey, T., Stocks, N. & Thomas, T. (1998). Quantitative systematic review of randomised controlled trials comparing antibiotic with placebo for acute cough in adults. British Medical Journal, 316, 7135, 906-910.
|1998||Fahey, T. & Stocks, N. (1998). Implications of acute bronchitis. JOURNAL OF FAMILY PRACTICE, 46, 4, 336-336.|
|1997||Stocks, N., Selden, S. & Cameron, S. (1997). Ross River virus infection. Diagnosis and treatment by general practitioners in South Australia.. Australian family physician, 26, 6, 710-717.|
|1997||Hiller, J., Stocks, N. & Newland, H. (1997). Visual acuity in an Australian Aboriginal population. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Ophthalmology, 25, 2, 125-131.
|1996||Stocks, N., Hiller, J., Newland, H. & McGilchrist, C. (1996). Trends in the prevalence of trachoma, South Australia, 1976 to 1990. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 20, 4, 375-381.
|1994||STOCKS, N., NEWLAND, H. & HILLER, J. (1994). THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF BLINDNESS AND TRACHOMA IN THE ANANGU-PITJANTJATJARA OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 160, 12, 751-756.|
|2005||Wilson, A., Stocks, N. & Lester, A. (2005). Supporting beginning researchers through a structured academic program in primary health care. GP & PHC Research Conference. Adelaide, South Australia.|
|2017||Hay, P., Mitchison, D., Collado, A., Gonzalez-Chica, D., Stocks, N. & Touyz, S. (2017). PREVALENCE AND BURDEN OF ARFID, BED AND OTHER EATING DISORDERS IN THE AUSTRALIAN POPULATION.|
|2016||Avery, J. C., Braunack-Mayer, A., Stocks, N. & Taylor, A. (2016). “Am I likely to laugh today?” Depression and its Association with the Psychosocial Factors of Urinary Incontinence. 5th Australian Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Conference. Adelaide, Australia.|
|2016||Avery, J. C., Moran, L., Rumbold, A., Musker, M. & Stocks, N. (2016). Psychosocial Factors of Incontinence in a population sample. 23rd World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Infertility. Melbourne, Australia.|
|2015||Whiting, G., Stocks, N., Magin, P., Morgan, S., Henderson, K. & Tapley, A. (2015). General practice registrars' clinical experience of dermatology during training: a cross-sectional analysis from the registrar clinical encounters in training study.|
|2012||Stiel, D., Bayram, C., Miller, G. C., Valenti, L., Krum, H., Stocks, N. & De Jager, J. P. (2012). NSAID use, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal risk in Australian general practice patients with arthritis. Australian Gastroenterology Week 2012. Adelaide, SA.
|2016||McArthur, L. A.; (2016); Developing clinical teacher’s self-efficacy in Australian general practice;|
Lynch J, Sawyer M, Mol B, Roberts C, Dekker G, Stocks N, Schurer S, Gurrin L, Dwyer N, Bowering K. EMPOWER: Health Systems, Adversity and Child Well Being. NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence 2016-2020 $2,490,000.
Stocks NP, Chilver M. The Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network (ASPREN). Department of Health and Ageing, Surveillance Section Bio-security and Disease Control Branch 2015-2016 $1,416,000.
Wade T, Frank O, Stocks NP. Acceptability and Impact of Introducing an Online Software System into a General Practice to Increase Patient Engagement with Chronic Disease and Risk Factor Management. HCF Research Foundation/RACGP Research Foundation. 2015-2016 $60,000.
Marwick T … Stocks N (AI). Coronary Artery calcium score: Use to Guide management of Hereditary Coronary Artery Disease (CAUGHT-CAD) NHMRC Project Grant APP1080582 2015-2019 $2,652,448.
Gold M, Braunack-Mayer A, Buttery J, Stocks N, Effler P, Macartney Kristine, Haji AA, Hossein. Can e-Health improve post-marketing surveillance of drugs and vaccines? The Stimulated Telephone Assisted Rapid Safety Surveillance (STARSS) randomised controlled trial. NHMRC Partnership Project 1067703. 2014-2016 $431,902.
Stocks N, Powell K, May E, Gill G, Laurence C, Aylward P. Analysis of the supports and hindrances to the integration of co-located services in multiple models of primary health care delivery. Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute 2014 $149,524.
Stewert S, Brown A, Thompson D, Stocks NP, Scuffham P, Eades S, Carrington M, Silwa K, Maguire G. Centre of Research Excellence to Reduce Inequality in Heart Disease. NHMRC 2012 -2017 $2,493,649.
Stewart S … et al. Stocks N (AI). Optimising heart disease prevention and management. NHMRC Project Grant APP1055214 2014-2018 $4,647,175.
Carrington M … et al. Stocks N (AI). Nurse-led management of metabolic syndrome and diabetes. NHMRC Project Grant APP1069043 2014-2017. $1,290,716.
Harris M, Bauman A, Laws R, Caterson I, Campbell K, Crawford D, Stocks NP, Hayman N, Denney-Wilson E, Teng Liaw S, Lynch J. The Centre for Obesity Management and Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care. APHCRI 2012-2015 $2,379,688.
Russell G, Harris M, Stocks N. Canadian Institutes of Health Research/ Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute Community Based Primary Health Care Grant (joint grant). Innovative Models Promoting Access to Care Team (IMPACT): innovating to bring primary care to those who most need it. 2013 $2,500,000.
Stocks N. ASPrin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) 2012. Monash University (part of an international trial funded by the NIH – USA) $125,000.
Crocket A, Stocks N, Malbon T. Lung Function Testing, Review and Analysis. Metropolitan Fire Service 2012 -2013 $108.391.
Stocks NP, Chilver M. The Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network (ASPREN). Department of Health and Ageing, Surveillance Section Bio-security and Disease Control Branch 2012-2013 $925,000.
Frank O, Stocks N, Aylward P. Increasing prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis through automated opportunistic reminders to patients, general practitioners and practice nurse RACGP Osteoporosis award 2012 $29,528.
Frank O, Stocks N, Aylward P. Feasibility, acceptability and sustainability of automated production of pre-consultation patient prevention summary and reminder sheets: pilot study. RACGP 2011 $20,000.
Frank O, Stocks N, Pond D. What are the beliefs and attitudes of older people with impaired cognition, and of their relatives, towards the impaired person’s continuing to drive? RACGP - CONROD Research Fellowship 2011 $29,333.
Ried K, Frank O, Stocks N. Aged garlic extract for uncontrolled hypertension: A dose-response trial. Royal Adelaide Hospital New Investigator Project Grant 2011 $15,000.
Stocks NP, Chilver M. The Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network (ASPREN). Department of Health and Ageing, Surveillance Section Bio-security and Disease Control Branch 2009-2011 $1,035,467.
Stocks NP, Ryan P, Tideman P. Increasing cardiovascular risk assessment in first degree relatives of patients with premature ischemic heart disease: A randomised controlled trial. NHMRC Project Grant 565415 2009-2010 $110,650.
Pond D, Marley J, Bridges-Webb C, Howell C, Stocks N. Outcomes of best practice diagnosis and management of dementia in general practice. NHMRC Dementia Research Grants Program Round 2, 2008-2009 $792,180.
Pond D, Brodaty H, Marley J, Bridges-Webb C, Gunn J, Beilby J, Stocks N, Joyce T, Bruen W. A GP intervention to assist the primary care and management of depression for carers of people with dementia Department of Health and Ageing, Dementia Service Development Grant $101,365.
Pond D, Brodaty H, Marley J, Bridges-Webb C, Gunn J, Beilby J, Stocks N, Joyce T, Bruen W A GP intervention to assist the primary care and management of depression for carers of people with dementia Beyond blue $100,000.
Stocks N, Barton C, Tideman P, May F. An examination of the effectiveness of transdermal nicotine replacement therapy as a secondary prevention strategy in patients admitted to hospital for coronary artery bypass grafting. GlaxoSmithKline funding for product. 2007 $5,300.
Seidel B, Stocks NP, Duszynski K. Development of a reliable, validated instrument to assess patient’s conceptual knowledge of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Primary Care: The brief-CVD-knowledge-test. RACGP Cardiovascular Research Grant 2007 $25,000.
Stocks NP, Seidel B. Awareness, perception and knowledge of cardiovascular disease risk and prevention among residents in the northern districts of Adelaide. Northern Communities Health Foundation Inc. 2008-2010 $60,000.
Stocks NP. The Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network (ASPREN). Department of Health and Ageing, Surveillance Section Bio-security and Disease Control Branch 2007-2010 $398,000.
Stocks NP, Wittert G, Allan J. Primary Prevention of Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) in first degree relatives of patients with premature heart disease. RAH Research Fund 2007 $18,127.
Sved Williams A, Stocks NP, Howell C, Wade V, Burke. Primary care mental health consultation-liaison between GP and psychiatrist: consumer and carer evaluation 2007 $64,000.
Frank O, Ried K, Stocks NP. Literature review and cost assessment of dietary supplements which are effective in reducing blood pressure. Vicki Kotsirilos Integrative Medicine Grant. RACGP Research Awards 2006 $5,000.
Frank O, Ried K, Stocks NP. The acceptability and effectiveness of cocoa or tomato extract in reducing blood pressure in people with pre-hypertension: A pilot study. RACGP Cardiovascular Research Grant 2006 $25,000.
Laurence C, Stocks NP. What do new GP graduates and IMG’s deem important in their selection of a rural practice in South Australian? A stocktake of views from recently recruited or soon to be recruited rural GPs. Rural Doctors Workforce Agency, South Australia, 2006 $30,000.
Laurence C, Turnbull D, Stocks NP. Unsuccessful applicants to Medical School. Rural Doctors Workforce Agency, South Australia, 2006 $30,000.
Stocks NP. The Australian Sentinel Practice Research Network (ASPREN). Department of Health and Ageing, Surveillance Section Bio-security and Disease Control Branch 2006 $200,000.
Stocks NP. Primary Health Care Research Evaluation and Development (PHCRED) Strategy. Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra 2006-2009 $1,040,000.
Crockett A, Moss J, Pegram R, Stocks NP. A Systematic Review of Models for the Organisation and Financing of Primary Health Care for Mild and Moderate Chronic Lung Disease. Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Research in Priority Areas Stream 4 2005-2006 $150,398.
Stocks NP, Beilby J, Murphy A, Doust J, Tideman P. Provision of secondary cardiac preventive care in Australian general practice. NHMRC General Practice Clinical Research Grants 2006-2008 $499,937.
Beilby J, Crockett A, Mudge P, Stocks NP, Ryan P, Adams R, Staugus R. Spirometry and asthma management in children and adults in general practice. NHMRC General Practice Clinical Research Grants 2005-2007 $545,637.
Stocks NP, James A, Ryan P. Improving primary and secondary prevention of Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) in general practice. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Cardiovascular Research Grants 2004 $24,841.
Stocks NP, Broadbent J, Beilby J. Researcher Development Program. Department of Health and Ageing 2004 $78,594.
Waters R, Farmer L, Stocks NP, Broadbent J, Taylor J Gentle I, Dollard J. Indigenous Research Training Grant. Department of Human Services 2004 $20,000.
Stocks NP, Turnidge J, Crockett A, Veale A. Acute bronchitis in general practice: what factors predict a poor outcome and can antibiotics help? NHMRC 2004-2006 $388,875.
MacLennan AH, Stocks NP, Henderson VW, Mathias J, Taylor AW. Population based observational study of Hormone Therapy and cognition in women aged 60+. Australian Menopause Society Research Grants 2004 $29,000.
Fuller J, Stocks NP, Farmer L, Wade T. Pathways to care for depression in rural and metropolitan South Australia Australian Rotary Health Research Fund 2004 $20,000.
Stocks NP, James A, Ryan P. Cardiovascular risk and the use of statins in Australian General Practice: a pilot study. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Cardiovascular Research Grants 2002 $21,867.
Stocks NP, Sparrow J, Davey-Smith G. Prospective study of risk factors for cataract. National Eye Research Centre. April 1999-April 2000 £12,310.
Stocks NP, Gunnell D. What factors influence response rates to general practitioner postal questionnaires? (SW R+D) February 1999-February 2000 £16,611.
Davey-Smith G, Stocks NP, Sparrow J. Prospective study of potentially reversible risk factors for macular degeneration. Research into Ageing. March 1996 – Sept. 1999 £74,574.
Gunnell D, Sharp D, Evans M, Peters T, Stocks NP. A randomised trial of a GP based intervention to reduce repeat deliberate self harm (parasuicide). S&W Research and Development funding. Oct 1996- June 2000 £159,632 (Budget holding).
Other grant/ tenders
2004-2006 "Accessing the Evidence - Panel of Preferred Providers for Literature Reviews". Clinical Innovation Agency, Victorian Department of Human Services (Tender T2799). Consultancy team: Prof. J Hiller, Ms T Merlin, Dr N Stocks, Dr R Walker, Ms J Parsons, Dr El Elliot.
|1996||Stocks NP, Sharp D, Jewel D. Computer aided learning (CAL) in the teaching of general practice and public health to undergraduate medical students.|
Supervision (principal in bold)
|2015 - 2020||Monique Chilver: Influenza surveillance in Australia.|
|2012 - 2016||Manasi Gaikwad: Non specific musculoskeletal pain and Vit D.|
|2011 - 2013||Si SI: The 45-49 health assessment program in Australian general practice: determinants of attendance and predictors of subsequent medical care utilization and associated cost (Awarded 2014).|
|2010 - 2014||David Johnson: Perceptions of Older Persons living with memory loss over time.|
|2010 - 2016||Dr Lawrie MacArthur: Developing Self-Efficacy – building confidence in clinical GP supervisor/trainer’s teaching in a General Practice setting (Awarded 2016).|
|2009 - 2016||Habibur Seraji: Evaluation of a community based intervention on integrated management of childhood illnesses in Bangladesh.|
|2009 - 2011||Dr Elaine Leung: COMBAT Stroke: COMmunity-Based rapid Access Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) management (Awarded 2015).|
|2006 - 2009||Mr Liviu Opera: Home Blood Pressure Measurement: an ethical appraisal of the impact of this technology on physician-patient relationships (Awarded 2012).|
|2006 - 2012||Ms Fiona May: An examination of nicotine replacement therapy as a secondary prevention strategy in the acute cardiac care setting: A multi-method approach (Awarded 2014).|
|2005 - 2013||Ms Jodie Avery: Mental Health and its Influence of Help Seeking Behaviour for Incontinence (Awarded 2014).|
|2005 - 2008||Dr Joseph Smith (NHMRC Public Health Fellowship): Global Warming and Climate Change. The Public Health, Ecological Health and Legal Consequences. (Awarded 2009)|
Masters of clinical science
|2005 - 2009||Dr Chotaliya Hiren Pravinbhai: “Exploring retention and relocation of mature age general practitioners in rural areas of South Australia.”|
Masters in Family Practice (Monash University)
|2004 - 2005||Dr James Allan: "Measuring patient satisfaction with general practice using data from the Patient Participation Program ". (Awarded 2006)|
|2014||Blesson Varahgi: The epidemiology of respiratory viruses causing Influenza-like illness in Australian working age adults (20 -54 years) from 2010-2013 (Awarded 1st class Honours).|
|2011||Keren Stuart: An RCT piloting a structured comprehensive lifestyle program (CLIP) delivered via telephone on weight loss and lipid profile in general practice patients: A six month follow up (Awarded 2nd class honours).|
|2007||Kerri Pickering: Diabetes mellitus type 2, hypertension and asthma: management of exacerbations and guideline use in Australian general practice. (Awarded 1st class honours).|
As a clinical lecturer
|2014||5Th year General Practice and Geriatrics clinical placement and seminars.|
|2006||Chronic disease in General Practice. Medical Scientific Attachment (MSA) a 3 week clinical attachment in 4th or 5th year.|
|2000||Coordinator of the 6Th year clinical attachment in general practice, University of Adelaide, SA. A 4 week clinical attachment in general practice.|
|1995 - 1999||1st and 4th year medical undergraduates, University of Bristol, U.K.|
|1996 - 1999||SSMs: Supervision of students in their 2nd year for special study modules.|
|1989 - 1990||Teaching undergraduate medical students in their 2nd, 3rd and 6th years at Flinders Medical Centre: Epidemiology (2nd year), Clinical skills (3rd year), General practice (6th year).|
Course development and coordination
|2003 - 2006||
Convener Year 1 Committee, University of Adelaide.
Curriculum Committee, University of Adelaide.
Year 4/5 Committee, University of Adelaide.
Co-convener Year 4/5 Medical and Scientific Attachments Committee, University of Adelaide.
|2001 - 2006||Philosophy of General Practice module: National Consortium for Education in Primary Medical Care (NCEPMC).|
|1995 - 1998||First year - general practice attachment and workbook, University of Bristol.|
|1996 - 1998||Fourth year - planning and implementation of the new integrated course for general practice, paediatrics, public health and epidemiology, University of Bristol.|
|1996||Fourth year - reorganisation of 4th year seminar program and introduction of clinical problem solving and evidence based medicine teaching, University of Bristol|
Educational training (postgraduate)
|2002||Teaching and Learning Evidence-Based Practice. 2nd Annual Workshop, School of Population Health, University of Queensland.|
|2001||Training advisor workshop. National Consortium for Education in Primary Health Care (NCEPMC).|
|1998||CALnet (used for the creation of educational web pages).|
|1997||CALscribe for Toolbook (used for developing educational material suitable for use on computers)|
|1995 - 1996||
Teaching and learning program, University Bristol 6 modules
Teaching and learning parts 1+2
Assessment and Course design