Cliodna Am McNulty

Summary

Affiliation: Health Protection Agency
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Improving the appropriateness of laboratory submissions for urinalysis from general practice
    Cliodna Am McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL13NN, UK
    Fam Pract 25:272-8. 2008
  2. pmc Stool submission by general practitioners in SW England - when, why and how? A qualitative study
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency, Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:77. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Education of healthcare professionals and the public
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:i11-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance surveillance needed and how can it be delivered?
    C A M McNulty
    Primary Care Unit, Health Protection Agency, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 35:1221-30. 2012
  5. pmc Promoting chlamydia screening with posters and leaflets in general practice--a qualitative study
    Elaine Freeman
    Gloucestershire Research and Development Support Unit, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Great Western Road, Gloucester, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:383. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint The public's attitudes to and compliance with antibiotics
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:i63-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Strategies used to increase chlamydia screening in general practice: a qualitative study
    C A M McNulty
    Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    Public Health 122:845-56. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Patients' attitudes to Helicobacter pylori breath and stool antigen tests compared to blood serology
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Infect 55:19-22. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of laboratory-reported antibiotic resistance in acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection in primary care
    C A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, and Microbiology Department, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Norwich, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1000-8. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Overcoming the barriers to chlamydia screening in general practice--a qualitative study
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    Fam Pract 27:291-302. 2010

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Improving the appropriateness of laboratory submissions for urinalysis from general practice
    Cliodna Am McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL13NN, UK
    Fam Pract 25:272-8. 2008
    ..Urine is the most common microbiology laboratory specimen. Submissions increase annually by 5-10%, and many specimens may be unnecessary...
  2. pmc Stool submission by general practitioners in SW England - when, why and how? A qualitative study
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency, Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:77. 2012
    ..We aimed to explore what factors influence GP's decisions to send stool specimens for laboratory investigation, and what guidance, if any, informs them...
  3. doi request reprint Education of healthcare professionals and the public
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:i11-8. 2012
    ..ARHAI has also taken a keen interest in reviewing, advising and leading on a number of European Union initiatives dealing with professional education...
  4. doi request reprint Is Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance surveillance needed and how can it be delivered?
    C A M McNulty
    Primary Care Unit, Health Protection Agency, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 35:1221-30. 2012
    ..pylori using a non-invasive breath or faecal antigen test...
  5. pmc Promoting chlamydia screening with posters and leaflets in general practice--a qualitative study
    Elaine Freeman
    Gloucestershire Research and Development Support Unit, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Great Western Road, Gloucester, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:383. 2009
    ..In this study we explored the attitudes of general practice staff to these screening promotional materials, how they used them, and explored other promotional strategies to encourage chlamydia screening...
  6. ncbi request reprint The public's attitudes to and compliance with antibiotics
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:i63-8. 2007
    ..We should also promote a 'Do not recycle antibiotics' message towards the more highly educated, young women who are more likely to store, take and share antibiotics without advice...
  7. doi request reprint Strategies used to increase chlamydia screening in general practice: a qualitative study
    C A M McNulty
    Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    Public Health 122:845-56. 2008
    ..To explore strategies used by chlamydia screening co-ordinators and practice staff to implement genital chlamydia screening within general practices...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patients' attitudes to Helicobacter pylori breath and stool antigen tests compared to blood serology
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Infect 55:19-22. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of laboratory-reported antibiotic resistance in acute uncomplicated urinary tract infection in primary care
    C A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, and Microbiology Department, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Norwich, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 58:1000-8. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Overcoming the barriers to chlamydia screening in general practice--a qualitative study
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    Fam Pract 27:291-302. 2010
    ..Aims. To explore staff's attitudes and behaviour around chlamydia screening and how screening could be optimized in general practice...
  11. doi request reprint The English antibiotic awareness campaigns: did they change the public's knowledge of and attitudes to antibiotic use?
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:1526-33. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of the 2008 English public antibiotic campaigns...
  12. doi request reprint Optimizing antibiotic prescribing in primary care settings in the UK: findings of a BSAC multi-disciplinary workshop 2009
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:2278-84. 2010
    ..Feedback and audit on antibiotic use to clinicians is essential; this can be facilitated by incentive schemes, especially if clinical records link diagnosis with prescriptions...
  13. doi request reprint Does laboratory antibiotic susceptibility reporting influence primary care prescribing in urinary tract infection and other infections?
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL13NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1396-404. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Overview of e-Bug: an antibiotic and hygiene educational resource for schools
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:v3-12. 2011
    ..The resources will be translated into all European Union languages, and have been used to promote European Antibiotic Awareness Day and better hand and respiratory hygiene during the influenza pandemic in 2009...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laboratory diagnosis of urinary symptoms in primary care--a qualitative study
    C McNulty
    Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN
    Commun Dis Public Health 6:44-50. 2003
    ..Guidance on the management of urinary symptoms, the use of near patient tests and laboratory culture should form part of the ongoing education of primary care staff...
  16. doi request reprint Interactive workshops increase chlamydia testing in primary care--a controlled study
    Cliodna Am McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL13NN, UK
    Fam Pract 25:279-86. 2008
    ..Primary care clinicians suggest that staff education is needed to increase chlamydia testing appropriately...
  17. doi request reprint Management of suspected infectious diarrhoea by English GPs: are they right?
    Cliodna Am McNulty
    Public Health England, Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester
    Br J Gen Pract 64:e24-30. 2014
    ..coli O157, and requesting OCPs. Advice on reports, tick boxes, or links to guidance on electronic request forms may facilitate this. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint How should general practitioners investigate suspected urinary tract infection? Variations in laboratory-confirmed bacteriuria in South West England
    C A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester
    Commun Dis Public Health 7:220-6. 2004
    ..In our discussion we offer seven recommendations for improving UTI investigation in general practice...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination in predialysis chronic renal failure patients a comparison of two vaccination schedules
    C A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    Vaccine 23:4142-7. 2005
    ..Younger age was weakly associated with improved seroconversion (p=0.052). Seroconversion was attained in 13% of non-responders after a fourth dose of vaccine...
  20. ncbi request reprint Variation in the use of H. pylori tests in UK general practice--a qualitative study
    C A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:1425-33. 2005
    ..Although serology is the main Helicobacter pylori test used by general practitioners in the UK, there is no information available on variation in requesting rates...
  21. ncbi request reprint Urinary catheterization in care homes for older people: self-reported questionnaire audit of catheter management by care home staff
    C A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    J Hosp Infect 62:29-36. 2006
    ..However, some non-compliance remains. There is a need for ongoing local audit and formal training in urinary catheter care, particularly for non-qualified care staff. Education is needed to ensure local implementation of NICE guidance...
  22. doi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus carriage in care homes: identification of risk factors, including the role of dementia
    G Lasseter
    Primary Care Unit, Health Protection Agency, Gloucestershire, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 138:686-96. 2010
    ..Control of MSSA and MRSA in care homes requires focused infection control interventions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Microbial investigation of venous leg ulcers
    R S Howell-Jones
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    J Wound Care 17:353-8. 2008
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  24. pmc Diagnosis of genital chlamydia in primary care: an explanation of reasons for variation in chlamydia testing
    C A M McNulty
    Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:207-11. 2004
    ..To explore the reasons for the 40-fold variation in diagnostic testing for genital Chlamydia trachomatis by general practices...
  25. pmc Expectations for consultations and antibiotics for respiratory tract infection in primary care: the RTI clinical iceberg
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Public Health England, Gloucester
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e429-36. 2013
    ..Respiratory tract infection (RTI) is the commonest indication for community antibiotic prescriptions. Prescribing is rising and is influenced by patients' consulting behaviour and beliefs...
  26. pmc "...they should be offering it": a qualitative study to investigate young peoples' attitudes towards chlamydia screening in GP surgeries
    Angela H Hogan
    Health Protection Agency, Primary Care Unit, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:616. 2010
    ..This study aimed to identify the attitudes to, and preferences for, chlamydia screening in 15-24 year old men and women attending GP surgeries (the target group)...
  27. ncbi request reprint How should laboratories communicate with primary care? Obtaining general practitioners' views
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    HPA Primary Care Research Unit, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Infect 47:99-103. 2003
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  28. pmc Barriers to opportunistic chlamydia testing in primary care
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency, Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester
    Br J Gen Pract 54:508-14. 2004
    ..Opportunistic testing and screening for genital chlamydia infection in sexually active women under the age of 25 years can lead to a reduction in chlamydia infection and its related morbidity...
  29. ncbi request reprint Don't wear me out--the public's knowledge of and attitudes to antibiotic use
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:727-38. 2007
    ..To assess the public's knowledge and attitudes to antibiotics, their reported antibiotic use and the relationship between them...
  30. pmc Limited impact on endoscopy demand from a primary care based 'test and treat' dyspepsia management strategy: the results of a randomised controlled trial
    Ian S Shaw
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, London
    Br J Gen Pract 56:369-74. 2006
    ..Secondary care studies have suggested that demand for endoscopy among this group could be reduced by up to 74%. However, the effect of H. pylori testing in the primary care setting, where the majority of dyspepsia is managed, is unclear...
  31. pmc Antimicrobial drugs in the home, United Kingdom
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency, Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1523-6. 2006
    ..Of respondents with leftover drugs, 44% kept them in case of future need, and 18% had taken these drugs without medical advice...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic guidance on the web: an opportunity for open review
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Public Health Laboratory, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 49:667-9. 2002
    ..The electronic production of guidance greatly facilitated the open review process and consequent modifications and reduced printing costs...