Professor Mark Gabbay

Professor Mark Gabbay

Professor Mark Gabbay, MBChB, MD, FRCGP, DFFP, Dip Psychotherapy

  • Head of Primary Care at the University of Liverpool, leading the Fit for Work Research Group, which is part of the DWP framework
  • Director of Mersey Primary Care R&D Consortium
  • Associate Director of Health R&D NW
  • Involved in the Government “Fitness to Work” Pilots

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Dr Mark Gabbay is head of the division of Primary Care at the University of Liverpool, Director of Mersey Primary Care R&D Consortium and Associate Director of Health R&D NoW. He also works as a GP in Liverpool. His research interests focus particularly on health services research in general, and mental health and fitness for work in particular. He leads the Fit for Work Research Group based in Liverpool University, which is part of the DWP research framework. Recent research has explored the process of and reasons for sickness certification in Primary Care. His clinical interests include mental health and substance misuse, and he is an academic advisor to the Royal College of GPs in that capacity.

Selected key articles

Estimating probability of sustained recovery from depression in primary care: evidence from the THREAD study. Psychological Medicine (Dowrick C, Flach C, Leese M, Chatwin J, Morriss R, Peveler R, Gabbay M, Byng R, Moore M, Tylee A, Kendrick T (2010))

Health and Work research programme (by NPCR&DC) (occasion: National Centre for Primary Care R&D Seminar- visiting speaker) (Feb 2009)

Sickness absence in Primary Care (by RSM) (occasion: RSM Wales conference on sickness absence) (2006)

Sickness absence research (commissioned by HCML) (2006)

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