N Barber

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Publications

  1. pmc Reducing prescribing error: competence, control, and culture
    N Barber
    The School of Pharmacy, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:i29-32. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring the appropriateness of prescribing in primary care: are current measures complete?
    N Barber
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, London, UK
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:533-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Designing information technology to support prescribing decision making
    N Barber
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, 29 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:450-4. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Can human error theory explain non-adherence?
    Nick Barber
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, London, UK
    Pharm World Sci 27:300-4. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospital drug distribution systems in the UK and Germany--a study of medication errors
    K Taxis
    Centre for Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, London, UK
    Pharm World Sci 21:25-31. 1999
  6. pmc Prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: their incidence and clinical significance
    B Dean
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:340-4. 2002
  7. pmc Should we consider non-compliance a medical error?
    N Barber
    Centre for Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:81-4. 2002
  8. pmc Causes of intravenous medication errors: an ethnographic study
    K Taxis
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:343-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Giving voice to the lifeworld. More humane, more effective medical care? A qualitative study of doctor-patient communication in general practice
    C A Barry
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:487-505. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Antimicrobial usage in dogs and cats in first opinion veterinary practices in the UK
    A Mateus
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Campus, North Mymms, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA School of Pharmacy, University of London, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX
    J Small Anim Pract 52:515-21. 2011

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  1. pmc Reducing prescribing error: competence, control, and culture
    N Barber
    The School of Pharmacy, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:i29-32. 2003
    ..Solutions involve overt acknowledgement of this by senior clinicians and managers, and an open process of sharing and reviewing prescribing decisions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring the appropriateness of prescribing in primary care: are current measures complete?
    N Barber
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, London, UK
    J Clin Pharm Ther 30:533-9. 2005
    ..To explore the predictive accuracy of these instruments...
  3. ncbi request reprint Designing information technology to support prescribing decision making
    N Barber
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, 29 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:450-4. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Can human error theory explain non-adherence?
    Nick Barber
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, London, UK
    Pharm World Sci 27:300-4. 2005
    ..To apply human error theory to explain non-adherence and examine how well it fits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hospital drug distribution systems in the UK and Germany--a study of medication errors
    K Taxis
    Centre for Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, London, UK
    Pharm World Sci 21:25-31. 1999
    ..Errors occurring with the traditional system and the unit dose system may be reduced if the original prescription is used for medication administration...
  6. pmc Prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: their incidence and clinical significance
    B Dean
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:340-4. 2002
    ..This pilot study sought to investigate their incidence in one UK hospital...
  7. pmc Should we consider non-compliance a medical error?
    N Barber
    Centre for Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:81-4. 2002
    ..If empirical research supports the arguments in this paper then, with some further theory development, the application of human error theory will offer a useful new approach to understanding and reducing undesired non-compliance...
  8. pmc Causes of intravenous medication errors: an ethnographic study
    K Taxis
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 12:343-7. 2003
    ..Our aim was to investigate causes of errors in IV drug preparation and administration using a framework of human error theory...
  9. ncbi request reprint Giving voice to the lifeworld. More humane, more effective medical care? A qualitative study of doctor-patient communication in general practice
    C A Barry
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 53:487-505. 2001
    ..This would require attention to structural aspects of the healthcare system to enable doctors to work fully within the patient-centred model...
  10. doi request reprint Antimicrobial usage in dogs and cats in first opinion veterinary practices in the UK
    A Mateus
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Campus, North Mymms, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA School of Pharmacy, University of London, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX
    J Small Anim Pract 52:515-21. 2011
    ..To provide baseline data on patterns of antimicrobial usage in dogs and cats through the analysis of data stored in electronic practice management systems...
  11. pmc Patients' problems with new medication for chronic conditions
    N Barber
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:172-5. 2004
    ..To assess patients' adherence to new medication for a chronic condition (and whether non-adherence was intentional), patients' problems with their medication, and their further information needs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Developing and using quantitative instruments for measuring doctor-patient communication about drugs
    Linda Jenkins
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 50:273-8. 2003
    ..The research was developmental and findings suggest that unnecessary prescribing and problems in communication are more likely to lead to poor outcomes in terms of non-adherence and patients having barriers to using their medication...
  13. doi request reprint Electronic prescribing reduced prescribing errors in a pediatric renal outpatient clinic
    Yogini Hariprasad Jani
    Centre for Pediatric Pharmacy Research, The School of Pharmacy, University of London and the Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Pediatr 152:214-8. 2008
    ..To assess the effect of an electronic prescribing (EP) system on the incidence and type of prescribing errors and the number of error-free visits...
  14. pmc The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after study
    Bryony Dean Franklin
    Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:279-84. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc The effects of electronic prescribing on the quality of prescribing
    Parastou Donyai
    Department of Pharmacy, Kingston University, Surrey, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:230-7. 2008
    ..Electronic prescribing and pharmacists' interventions should be viewed as an integrated system...
  16. ncbi request reprint The cost effectiveness of a telephone-based pharmacy advisory service to improve adherence to newly prescribed medicines
    Rachel A Elliott
    School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Pharm World Sci 30:17-23. 2008
    ..This "proof of concept" study aimed to assess the cost effectiveness of pharmacists giving advice via telephone, to patients receiving a new medicine for a chronic condition, in England...
  17. ncbi request reprint Causes of prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: a prospective study
    Bryony Dean
    Centre for Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
    Lancet 359:1373-8. 2002
    ..They have not, however, been applied to prescribing errors, which are a great cause of patient harm. Our aim was to use this approach to investigate the causes of such errors...
  18. ncbi request reprint The frequency and potential causes of dispensing errors in a hospital pharmacy
    Adnan Beso
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Pharm World Sci 27:182-90. 2005
    ..To determine the frequency and types of dispensing errors identified both at the final check stage and outside of a UK hospital pharmacy, to explore the reasons why they occurred, and to make recommendations for their prevention...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient-doctor decision-making about treatment within the consultation--a critical analysis of models
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:116-24. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-treatment and its discussion in medical consultations: how is medical pluralism managed in practice?
    Fiona A Stevenson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas School of Medicine, Kings College, London SE11 6SP, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:513-27. 2003
    ....
  21. pmc Ethnographic study of incidence and severity of intravenous drug errors
    Katja Taxis
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1 1AX
    BMJ 326:684. 2003
    ..To determine the incidence and clinical importance of errors in the preparation and administration of intravenous drugs and the stages of the process in which errors occur...
  22. ncbi request reprint What constitutes evidence in hospital new drug decision making?
    K Neil Jenkings
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, 29 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1757-66. 2004
    ..We suggest the coming together of local and abstract in local decision-making needs to be taken into account when formulating policy and providing decision support...
  23. ncbi request reprint A technical note concerning non-adherence to drug therapy: exact expressions for the mean and variance of drug concentration
    Steve Gallivan
    Clinical Operational Research Unit, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Health Care Manag Sci 11:296-301. 2008
    ..The analysis presented here can be used to assess whether a given level of non-adherence is likely to have a clinical impact. The methods used can easily be adapted for use in the context of other routes of drug administration...
  24. ncbi request reprint Understanding different beliefs held by adherers, unintentional nonadherers, and intentional nonadherers: application of the Necessity-Concerns Framework
    Sarah Clifford
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:41-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to explore beliefs about medicines, using the Necessity-Concerns Framework, of patients who report adherence, unintentional nonadherence, and intentional nonadherence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Understanding the role of "the hidden curriculum" in resource allocation--the case of the UK NHS
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Health Care Anal 11:295-300. 2003
    ..We suggest that these more diffuse, holistic and system level value judgements are both central to understanding priority setting and at the same time difficult to reduce or abstract out into lists of single values/principles...
  26. pmc Qualitative evaluation of an electronic prescribing and administration system
    Nick Barber
    The School of Pharmacy, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:271-8. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Incidence and nature of dosing errors in paediatric medications: a systematic review
    Ian C K Wong
    Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research, The School of Pharmacy, University of London and the Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK
    Drug Saf 27:661-70. 2004
    ..There is an urgent need to develop methods to reduce medication errors in children and dosing errors should be the first priority...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical decision support systems and antibiotic use
    Nada Atef Shebl
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, BMA House, Mezzanine Floor, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP, UK
    Pharm World Sci 29:342-9. 2007
    ..To review and appraise randomised controlled trials (RCT) and 'before and after' studies published on clinical decision support systems (CDSS) used to support the use of antibiotics...
  29. ncbi request reprint Providing feedback to hospital doctors about prescribing errors; a pilot study
    Bryony Dean Franklin
    Academic Pharmacy Unit, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    Pharm World Sci 29:213-20. 2007
    ..To assess the feasibility and acceptability of obtaining data on prescribing error rates in routine practice, and presenting feedback on such errors to medical staff...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient-centred advice is effective in improving adherence to medicines
    Sarah Clifford
    Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP, UK
    Pharm World Sci 28:165-70. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of pharmacists giving advice to meet patients' needs after starting a new medicine for a chronic condition...
  31. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of medication errors in pediatric patients
    Maisoon Abdullah Ghaleb
    Centre for Paediatric Pharmacy Research, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, England
    Ann Pharmacother 40:1766-76. 2006
    ..To systematically locate and review studies that have investigated the incidence of medication errors (MEs) in pediatric inpatients and identify common errors...
  32. pmc Consultations do not have to be longer
    Linda Jenkins
    BMJ 325:388. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint The incidence of prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: an overview of the research methods
    Bryony Dean Franklin
    Academic Pharmacy Unit, Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust and School of Pharmacy, University of London, London, UK
    Drug Saf 28:891-900. 2005
    ..Therefore, the most appropriate method depends on the study's aims. However, using a combination of methods is likely to be the most useful approach if comprehensive data are required...
  34. ncbi request reprint The validation of an existing method of scoring the severity of medication administration errors for use in Germany
    Katja Taxis
    Pharmazeutische Biologie, Pharmazeutisches Institut, Universitat Tubingen, Auf der Morgenstelle 8, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Pharm World Sci 24:236-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of an existing method of scoring the severity of medication administration errors, developed in the United Kingdom (UK), for use in Germany...
  35. ncbi request reprint Reimbursement decisions in health policy--extending our understanding of the elements of decision-making
    Veronika Wirtz
    Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
    Health Policy 73:330-8. 2005
    ..Complementing the analysis of decision-making about reimbursement by incorporating these factors could increase our understanding and potentially improve decision-making...