D L Cooper

Summary

Affiliation: Health Protection Agency
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can syndromic thresholds provide early warning of national influenza outbreaks?
    D L Cooper
    Regional Surveillance Unit, West Midlands Health Protection Agency, 9th Floor, Ladywood House, 45 Stephenson Street, Birmingham B2 4DY, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:17-25. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The contribution of respiratory pathogens to the seasonality of NHS Direct calls
    D L Cooper
    Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Lincoln House, Birmingham, UK
    J Infect 55:240-8. 2007
  3. pmc Linking syndromic surveillance with virological self-sampling
    D L Cooper
    Regional Surveillance Unit, Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Birmingham, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:222-4. 2008
  4. pmc Can syndromic surveillance data detect local outbreaks of communicable disease? A model using a historical cryptosporidiosis outbreak
    D L Cooper
    Regional Surveillance Unit, Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Birmingham, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 134:13-20. 2006
  5. pmc The effect of deprivation, age and sex on NHS Direct call rates
    Duncan Cooper
    Regional Serveillance Unit, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Birmingham
    Br J Gen Pract 55:287-91. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint National symptom surveillance using calls to a telephone health advice service--United Kingdom, December 2001-February 2003
    Duncan L Cooper
    Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Floor 2, Lincoln House, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, England B9 5SS
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:179-83. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A national syndromic surveillance system for England and Wales using calls to a telephone helpline
    G E Smith
    Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 11:220-4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint What can analysis of calls to NHS direct tell us about the epidemiology of gastrointestinal infections in the community?
    D L Cooper
    The Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre West Midlands, 2nd Floor, Lincoln House, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK
    J Infect 46:101-5. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint NHS Direct derived data: an exciting new opportunity or an epidemiological headache?
    Duncan Cooper
    Regional Surveillance Unit, Health Protection Agency West Midlands, 2nd Floor, Lincoln House, Heartlands Hospital, Bordesly Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:158-60. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Early warning and NHS Direct: a role in community surveillance?
    Maureen Baker
    Royal College of General Practitioners, 14 Princes Gate, Hyde Park, London SW7 1PU, UK
    J Public Health Med 25:362-8. 2003

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Can syndromic thresholds provide early warning of national influenza outbreaks?
    D L Cooper
    Regional Surveillance Unit, West Midlands Health Protection Agency, 9th Floor, Ladywood House, 45 Stephenson Street, Birmingham B2 4DY, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:17-25. 2009
    ..We evaluate the potential of syndromic data (calls to a UK health helpline NHS Direct) to provide early warning of national influenza outbreaks...
  2. ncbi request reprint The contribution of respiratory pathogens to the seasonality of NHS Direct calls
    D L Cooper
    Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Lincoln House, Birmingham, UK
    J Infect 55:240-8. 2007
    ..We describe the seasonal variation in NHS Direct respiratory calls (a new source of primary care data) and estimate the contribution of specific respiratory pathogens to this variation...
  3. pmc Linking syndromic surveillance with virological self-sampling
    D L Cooper
    Regional Surveillance Unit, Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Birmingham, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:222-4. 2008
    ..Self-sampling is a feasible method of enhancing community-based surveillance programmes for detection of influenza...
  4. pmc Can syndromic surveillance data detect local outbreaks of communicable disease? A model using a historical cryptosporidiosis outbreak
    D L Cooper
    Regional Surveillance Unit, Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Birmingham, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 134:13-20. 2006
    ..However, the expected rise in NHS Direct call rates, should improve early warning of outbreaks using call data...
  5. pmc The effect of deprivation, age and sex on NHS Direct call rates
    Duncan Cooper
    Regional Serveillance Unit, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Birmingham
    Br J Gen Pract 55:287-91. 2005
    ..The use of primary care services in the UK is traditionally high in deprived areas. There has been little research into the effect of deprivation on the uptake of NHS Direct, a national nurse-led health helpline...
  6. ncbi request reprint National symptom surveillance using calls to a telephone health advice service--United Kingdom, December 2001-February 2003
    Duncan L Cooper
    Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Floor 2, Lincoln House, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, England B9 5SS
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:179-83. 2004
    ..A new national surveillance system in the United Kingdom (UK) examines symptoms reported to NHS Direct, a telephone health advice service...
  7. ncbi request reprint A national syndromic surveillance system for England and Wales using calls to a telephone helpline
    G E Smith
    Health Protection Agency West Midlands, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Euro Surveill 11:220-4. 2006
    ..g. after the 7 July 2005 London bombs and December 2005 Buncefield oil depot fire); and timely surveillance data for influenza pandemic planning and epidemic modeling...
  8. ncbi request reprint What can analysis of calls to NHS direct tell us about the epidemiology of gastrointestinal infections in the community?
    D L Cooper
    The Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre West Midlands, 2nd Floor, Lincoln House, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK
    J Infect 46:101-5. 2003
    ..A national telephone helpline for health advice (NHS Direct) offers a new source of data on GI infection. We aim to describe NHS Direct calls suggestive of GI infection and the outcome of these calls...
  9. ncbi request reprint NHS Direct derived data: an exciting new opportunity or an epidemiological headache?
    Duncan Cooper
    Regional Surveillance Unit, Health Protection Agency West Midlands, 2nd Floor, Lincoln House, Heartlands Hospital, Bordesly Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS
    J Public Health (Oxf) 26:158-60. 2004
    ..An increasingly rich source of baseline data, growing body of published work, and a more 'bedded down' NHS Direct service will further our understanding and acceptance of the value of the NHS Direct call record...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early warning and NHS Direct: a role in community surveillance?
    Maureen Baker
    Royal College of General Practitioners, 14 Princes Gate, Hyde Park, London SW7 1PU, UK
    J Public Health Med 25:362-8. 2003
    ..There are no other community surveillance projects existing on a national scale that utilize electronic daily data...