MBBS, MSc, MRCGP
Yin is a GP and NIHR School for Primary Care Research Fellow in Cambridge. She graduated from Royal Free and University College Medical School and completed her foundation training in the London deanery. She holds an MSc in Health, Population and Society from the London School of Economics, and was recently an Academic Clinical Fellow in Cambridge (2012-2016). During her ACF, Yin worked under the supervision of Professor Martin Roland and Dr Yoryos Lyratzopoulos, developing her quantitative research skills through performing research using large national datasets. She has had experience working with patient-reported data using the GP Patient Survey, as well as routine and administrative data from the Cancer Registry
Yin has an interest in diagnostic quality and safety in primary care, in particular relating to early cancer diagnosis. She is currently undertaking a mixed-methods PhD under the supervision of Dr Fiona Walter and Dr Yoryos Lyratzopoulos, exploring missed diagnostic opportunities in patients with bladder and kidney cancer. Her work involves the use of linked Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD, primary care data), secondary care and Cancer Registry data, as well as primary data collection in GP surgeries.
Yin has experience of supervising and teaching medical students and junior doctors in her GP practice, and is also a clinical supervisor for medical students and GP trainees in the GP Out-of-Hours service. She holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Cambridge
Whitaker K, Ghanouni A, Zhou Y, Lyratzopoulos G, Morris S. Exploring public preferences for GP consultation according to cancer risk: a discrete choice experiment. In press.
Abel G, Mendonca S, McPhail S, Zhou Y, Elliss-Brookes L, Lyratzopoulos G. Diagnosis of cancer through an emergency presentation with and without prior general practice consultations: Insights from linkage of patient survey and routine data. In press.
Zhou Y, Abel GA, Hamilton W, Pritchard-Jones K, Gross CP, Walter FM, Renzi C, Johnson S, McPhail S, Elliss-Brookes L, Lyratzopoulos G. Diagnosis of cancer as an emergency: a critical review of current evidence. Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2016 Oct 11. doi:10.1038/nrclinonc.2016.155.
Koo MM, Zhou Y, Lyratzopoulos G. Delays in diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer: Lessons from US healthcare settings. Cancer Epidemiol. 2015; 39(6):1145-7.
Zhou Y, Puradiredja DI, Abel G. Truancy and Teenage Pregnancy in English Adolescent Girls – Can we identify those at risk? J Public Health. 2016; 38(2):323-329.
Zhou Y, Abel G, Warren F, Roland M, Campbell J, Lyratzopoulos G. Do Difficulties in Accessing In-hours Primary Care Predict Higher Use of Out-of-hours GP Services? Evidence from an English National Patient Survey. Emerg Med J. 2015; 32(5):373-8.