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Name Dr Jonathan Banks
Job title Research Fellow: Applied Social Science (Qualitative)
Department Bristol Medical School (PHS) University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA(WEngland), PhD(Wales)
Professional details
Keywords pharmacy counter assistants
pharmacy
medicines
doctor appointments
Advanced Access
health
chronic fatigue syndrome
Areas of expertise Since starting at the Division of Primary Care I have completed a research project investigating the role of the pharmacy counter assistant in the provision of over-the-counter medicines. I have just started on a new project that will examine the appointment systems used by GP practices and in particular the effectiveness of the system known as 'Advanced Access'.

I am a social scientist with a particular interest in health related qualitative research. I took a first degree in sociology at the University of the West of England. I then completed a postgraduate diploma in social science research methods and a PhD at Cardiff University. My PhD examined the doctor-patient relationship in the field of chronic fatigue syndrome.