Dr Kate Woolley

In Practice Fellow

School/Department: Population Health Sciences, Department of



I am a GP in Nottingham and a research fellow at the Diabetes Research Centre. My research interests are in cardio-metabolic disease patient education and lifestyle change and global health. I am also involved in medical education.


My research is funded by NIHR


Woolley A, Li L, Solomon J, Li J, Huang K, Chahal P, Chahal P, Tu G, Chahal P, Chattopadhyay K. What are the development priorities for management of type 2 diabetes by general practitioners in Ningbo, China: a qualitative study of patients' and practitioners' perspectives. BMJ Open. 2020 Sep 10;10(9):e037215. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037215.

Influence of sociodemographic characteristics on the preferred format of health education delivery in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus and or cardiovascular disease: a questionnaire study. Woolley A, Chudasama Y, Seidu SI, Gillies C, Schreder S, Davies MJ, Khunti K. Diabet Med. 2020 Jun;37(6):982-990. doi: 10.1111/dme.14275. Epub 2020 Mar 28.PMID: 32096573

Educational weight loss interventions in obese and overweight adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Maula A, Kai J, Woolley AK, Weng S, Dhalwani N, Griffiths FE, Khunti K, Kendrick D. Diabet Med. 2020 Apr;37(4):623-635. doi: 10.1111/dme.14193. Epub 2019 Dec 22.PMID: 31785118 In the first year following its publication, this article was in the 10% of most downloaded articles online.

Online patient education interventions in type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease: A systematic review of systematic reviews. Woolley AK, Hadjiconstantinou M, Davies M, Khunti K, Seidu S. Prim Care Diabetes. 2019 Feb;13(1):16-27. doi: 10.1016/j.pcd.2018.07.011. Epub 2018 Aug 18.PMID: 30131299

Problem based review: The patient with a pyrexia of unknown origin. Woolley AK, Hedger NA, Veettil RP. Acute Med. 2013;12(2):107-110.


I do not currently supervise PhD students


Health Enhancement Programme

Press and media

Lifestyle medicine


MA Natural Sciences (University of Cambridge 2007) MBBS (St George's University of London 2011) MRCP (Royal College of Physicians 2014) MRCGP (Royal College of General Practitioner 2019) MRES (Distinction) (University of Leicester 2019) PGCert Med Ed (Distinction) (University of Nottingham 2020) 
Back to top