Christopher Millett

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Government Inaction on Ratings and Government Subsidies to the US Film Industry Help Promote Youth Smoking
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1001077. 2011
  2. pmc State and socio-demographic group variation in out-of-pocket expenditure, borrowings and Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) programme use for birth deliveries in India
    Hanimi Reddy Modugu
    South Asia Network for Chronic Disease SANCD, Public Health Foundation of India PHFI, C1 52, First Floor, Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi 110 016, India
    BMC Public Health 12:1048. 2012
  3. pmc Associations between active travel to work and overweight, hypertension, and diabetes in India: a cross-sectional study
    Christopher Millett
    School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001459. 2013
  4. doi Hospital admissions for childhood asthma after smoke-free legislation in England
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 3rd Floor, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Rd, London, W6 8RP, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 131:e495-501. 2013
  5. pmc Ethnic disparities in coronary heart disease management and pay for performance in the UK
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, England
    J Gen Intern Med 24:8-13. 2009
  6. pmc Impact of pay for performance on ethnic disparities in intermediate outcomes for diabetes: a longitudinal study
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:404-9. 2009
  7. pmc Pay for perfomance and the quality of diabetes management in individuals with and without co-morbid medical conditions
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    J R Soc Med 102:369-77. 2009
  8. ncbi Impact of Medicare Part D on seniors' out-of-pocket expenditures on medications
    Christopher Millett
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1325-30. 2010
  9. pmc Unhealthy competition: consequences of health plan choice in California Medicaid
    Christopher Millett
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2235-40. 2010
  10. pmc Ethnic disparities in blood pressure management in patients with hypertension after the introduction of pay for performance
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, England
    Ann Fam Med 6:490-6. 2008

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Publications71

  1. pmc Government Inaction on Ratings and Government Subsidies to the US Film Industry Help Promote Youth Smoking
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1001077. 2011
    b>Christopher Millett and colleagues examine government inaction on the WHO recommendation for adult content ratings in films with smoking, and highlight the generous film industry subsidies these countries provide.
  2. pmc State and socio-demographic group variation in out-of-pocket expenditure, borrowings and Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) programme use for birth deliveries in India
    Hanimi Reddy Modugu
    South Asia Network for Chronic Disease SANCD, Public Health Foundation of India PHFI, C1 52, First Floor, Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi 110 016, India
    BMC Public Health 12:1048. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Associations between active travel to work and overweight, hypertension, and diabetes in India: a cross-sectional study
    Christopher Millett
    School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001459. 2013
    ..This study examines mode and duration of travel to work in rural and urban India and associations between active travel and overweight, hypertension, and diabetes...
  4. doi Hospital admissions for childhood asthma after smoke-free legislation in England
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 3rd Floor, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Rd, London, W6 8RP, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 131:e495-501. 2013
    ..To assess whether the implementation of English smoke-free legislation in July 2007 was associated with a reduction in hospital admissions for childhood asthma...
  5. pmc Ethnic disparities in coronary heart disease management and pay for performance in the UK
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, England
    J Gen Intern Med 24:8-13. 2009
    ..Few pay for performance schemes have been subject to rigorous evaluation, and their impact on disparities in chronic disease management is uncertain...
  6. pmc Impact of pay for performance on ethnic disparities in intermediate outcomes for diabetes: a longitudinal study
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 32:404-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a major pay for performance incentive on trends in the quality of diabetes care in white, black, and South Asian ethnic groups in an urban setting in the U.K...
  7. pmc Pay for perfomance and the quality of diabetes management in individuals with and without co-morbid medical conditions
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    J R Soc Med 102:369-77. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework, a major pay-for-performance incentive introduced in the UK during 2004, on diabetes management in patients with and without co-morbidity...
  8. ncbi Impact of Medicare Part D on seniors' out-of-pocket expenditures on medications
    Christopher Millett
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1325-30. 2010
    ..Medicare Part D, introduced in January 2006, was intended to decrease beneficiaries' out-of-pocket expenditures on medications...
  9. pmc Unhealthy competition: consequences of health plan choice in California Medicaid
    Christopher Millett
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2235-40. 2010
    ..We compared the quality of care received by managed care Medicaid beneficiaries in counties with a choice of health plans and counties with no choice...
  10. pmc Ethnic disparities in blood pressure management in patients with hypertension after the introduction of pay for performance
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, England
    Ann Fam Med 6:490-6. 2008
    ..We examined ethnic disparities in the management of hypertension among patients with and without cardiovascular comorbidities after the implementation of a major pay-for-performance incentive scheme in UK primary care...
  11. ncbi Obesity and intermediate clinical outcomes in diabetes: evidence of a differential relationship across ethnic groups
    C Millett
    Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth PCT, Imperial College, London
    Diabet Med 25:685-91. 2008
    ..To examine associations between obesity, ethnicity and intermediate clinical outcomes in diabetes...
  12. pmc Increasing the age for the legal purchase of tobacco in England: impacts on socio-economic disparities in youth smoking
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Careand Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Thorax 66:862-5. 2011
    ..The authors examined the impact of this legislation on disparities in smoking behaviour and access to cigarettes among youth in England...
  13. pmc Diabetes prevalence, process of care and outcomes in relation to practice size, caseload and deprivation: national cross-sectional study in primary care
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    J R Soc Med 100:275-83. 2007
    ..To examine the association between practice list size, deprivation and the quality of care of patients with diabetes...
  14. ncbi Diabetes retinopathy screening: audit of equity in participation and selected outcomes in South East London
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London W6 8RP, UK
    J Med Screen 13:152-5. 2006
    ..To assess uptake of the diabetes retinopathy screening programme in South East London and examine variation in attendance and screening outcomes...
  15. pmc Impact of a pay-for-performance incentive on support for smoking cessation and on smoking prevalence among people with diabetes
    Christopher Millett
    Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth Primary Care Trust, London, England
    CMAJ 176:1705-10. 2007
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  16. pmc Ethnic disparities in diabetes management and pay-for-performance in the UK: the Wandsworth Prospective Diabetes Study
    Christopher Millett
    Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth Primary Care Trust, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e191. 2007
    ..We examined disparities in management of people with diabetes and intermediate clinical outcomes within a multiethnic population in primary care before and after the introduction of the new contract in April 2004...
  17. ncbi Socio-economic status, ethnicity and diabetes management: an analysis of time trends using the health survey for England
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:413-9. 2007
    ..We examined trends in the management of diabetes in England between socio-economic and ethnic groups from 1998 to 2004...
  18. pmc Impact of pay for performance on quality of chronic disease management by social class group in England
    Danielle Crawley
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    J R Soc Med 102:103-7. 2009
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  19. pmc Association of practice size and pay-for-performance incentives with the quality of diabetes management in primary care
    Eszter P Vamos
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    CMAJ 183:E809-16. 2011
    ..We examined this association between 1997 and 2005, in addition to the impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework, a pay-for-performance incentive scheme introduced in the United Kingdom in 2004, on diabetes management...
  20. ncbi Quality of primary care and hospital admissions for diabetes mellitus in England
    Alex Bottle
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:226-38. 2008
    ..However, low neighborhood socioeconomic status is more strongly associated with hospital admission rates for diabetes...
  21. pmc Effect of a UK pay-for-performance program on ethnic disparities in diabetes outcomes: interrupted time series analysis
    Riyadh Alshamsan
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, St Dunstan s Road, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 10:228-34. 2012
    ..We wanted to examine the long-term effects of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), a major pay-for-performance program in the United Kingdom, on ethnic disparities in diabetes outcomes...
  22. doi Active travel to work and cardiovascular risk factors in the United Kingdom
    Anthony A Laverty
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, England
    Am J Prev Med 45:282-8. 2013
    ..Increasing active travel (walking, cycling, public transport) is increasingly seen as integral to strategies to raise physical activity levels...
  23. doi Uptake of the NHS Health Checks programme in a deprived, culturally diverse setting: cross-sectional study
    Andrew R H Dalton
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, 3rd Floor, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Rd, London W6 8RP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:422-9. 2011
    ..The UK is embarking on a national cardiovascular risk assessment programme called NHS Health Checks; in order to be effective, high and equitable uptake is paramount...
  24. pmc Uptake of the NHS Health Check programme in an urban setting
    Macide Artac
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 3rd Floor, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Fam Pract 30:426-35. 2013
    ..The NHS Health Check programme aims to improve prevention, early diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in England. High and equitable uptake is essential for the programme to effectively reduce the CVD burden...
  25. ncbi Effectiveness of a national cardiovascular disease risk assessment program (NHS Health Check): results after one year
    Macide Artac
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    Prev Med 57:129-34. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess whether the National Health Service (NHS) Health Check, a systematic cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management program, was associated with reduction in CVD risk in attendees after one year...
  26. ncbi The comparison of cardiovascular risk scores using two methods of substituting missing risk factor data in patient medical records
    Andrew R H Dalton
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Inform Prim Care 19:225-32. 2011
    ..However, electronic medical records in UK general practice contain missing risk factor data for which values must be estimated to produce risk scores...
  27. pmc The effects of pay for performance on disparities in stroke, hypertension, and coronary heart disease management: interrupted time series study
    John Tayu Lee
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e27236. 2011
    ..in white, black and south Asian patients? Has this programme reduced disparities in the quality of care between these ethnic groups? Did general practices with different baseline performance respond differently to this programme?..
  28. pmc Association of systolic and diastolic blood pressure and all cause mortality in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes: retrospective cohort study
    Eszter Panna Vamos
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    BMJ 345:e5567. 2012
    ..To examine the effect of systolic and diastolic blood pressure achieved in the first year of treatment on all cause mortality in patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, with and without established cardiovascular disease...
  29. doi Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk amongst the population eligible for the NHS Health Check Programme
    Andrew R H Dalton
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London UK NHS Ealing, Southall, UK
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:142-50. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence of high CVD risk in the English population, using the two CVD risk scores and the 20% cut off mandated in national policy, and the prevalence of risk factors within this population...
  30. pmc Patients' ratings of family physician practices on the internet: usage and associations with conventional measures of quality in the English National Health Service
    Felix Greaves
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 14:e146. 2012
    ..Patients are increasingly rating their family physicians on the Internet in the same way as they might rate a hotel on TripAdvisor or a seller on eBay, despite physicians' concerns about this process...
  31. ncbi Ethnic disparities in diabetes management: a 10-year population-based repeated cross-sectional study in UK primary care
    Anju Verma
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, 3rd floor Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:250-8. 2010
    ..There has been little research on the impact of quality improvement initiatives on ethnic disparities in diabetes management in the UK...
  32. ncbi Impact of pay for performance on inequalities in health care: systematic review
    Riyadh Alshamsan
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 15:178-84. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of pay for performance programmes on inequalities in the quality of health care in relation to age, sex, ethnicity and socioeconomic status...
  33. pmc Ethnicity and quality of diabetes care in a health system with universal coverage: population-based cross-sectional survey in primary care
    Jeremy Gray
    Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, Wandsworth Primary Care Trust, London, SW11 6HN, UK
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1317-20. 2007
    ..The UK has a universal health care system that is free at the point of access. Over the past decade, the UK government has implemented an ambitious agenda of quality improvement initiatives in chronic disease management...
  34. pmc Rising obesity-related hospital admissions among children and young people in England: national time trends study
    Jessica D Jones Nielsen
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e65764. 2013
    ..To describe the trends in hospital admissions associated with obesity as a primary diagnosis and comorbidity, and bariatric surgery procedures among children and young people in England...
  35. doi Associations between Internet-based patient ratings and conventional surveys of patient experience in the English NHS: an observational study
    Felix Greaves
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Campus, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:600-5. 2012
    ..The authors also aimed to compare these two methods of measuring patient experience...
  36. doi Blood pressure monitoring and control by cardiovascular disease status in UK primary care: 10 year retrospective cohort study 1998-2007
    Anthony A Laverty
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:302-9. 2011
    ..Strategies to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the UK have emphasized improved management of high-risk individuals rather than population-based approaches...
  37. doi Has pay for performance improved the management of diabetes in the United Kingdom?
    Riyadh Alshamsan
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Prim Care Diabetes 4:73-8. 2010
    ..Less is known about the impact of QOF on aspects of diabetes care not reflected in the framework, including self-management and continuity of care...
  38. ncbi Reductions in risk factors for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease by ethnic group in south-west London: 10-year longitudinal study (1998-2007)
    Joanna Murray
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    Fam Pract 27:430-8. 2010
    ..To explore trends by ethnicity in clinical risk factor recording and control among patients with coronary heart disease (CHD), during a period of major investment in quality improvement initiatives in general practice in England...
  39. pmc Ethnic differences in diabetes management in patients with and without comorbid medical conditions: a cross-sectional study
    Riyadh Alshamsan
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 34:655-7. 2011
    ..To examine ethnic disparities in diabetes management among patients with and without comorbid medical conditions after a period of sustained investment in quality improvement in the U.K...
  40. pmc Use of sentiment analysis for capturing patient experience from free-text comments posted online
    Felix Greaves
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 15:e239. 2013
    ..New analytical techniques, such as sentiment analysis, may allow us to understand and use this information more effectively to improve the quality of health care...
  41. doi Social epidemiology of hypertension in middle-income countries: determinants of prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and control in the WHO SAGE study
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care, and Outcomes Research, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Hypertension 62:18-26. 2013
    ..Overall, the social epidemiology of hypertension in middle-income countries seems to be correlated to increasing obesity prevalence, and hypertension control rates are particularly low for adult men across distinct cultures...
  42. ncbi Impact of a pay-for-performance incentive scheme on age, sex, and socioeconomic disparities in diabetes management in UK primary care
    Fiona Louise Hamilton
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    J Ambul Care Manage 33:336-49. 2010
    ..Patients living in affluent and deprived areas appeared to have derived a similar level of benefit from pay for performance...
  43. ncbi Towards a scientific workflow methodology for primary care database studies
    Vasa Curcin
    Department of Computing, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
    Stat Methods Med Res 19:378-93. 2010
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  44. pmc Defining primary care sensitive conditions: a necessity for effective primary care delivery?
    Daniel C Gibbons
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 3rd Floor, Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Campus, London W6 8RP, UK
    J R Soc Med 105:422-8. 2012
    ..Indeed, inappropriate utilization of secondary care resources is likely to represent a significant opportunity cost to healthcare providers and may be less desirable for patients...
  45. pmc Improving Access to Psychological Therapies and antidepressant prescribing rates in England: a longitudinal time-series analysis
    Vaishnavee Sreeharan
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College, London, Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Campus, London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e649-53. 2013
    ..Antidepressant prescribing rates in England have been increasing since the 1970s. The impact of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative on antidepressant prescribing rates is unknown...
  46. pmc Access to primary care and visits to emergency departments in England: a cross-sectional, population-based study
    Thomas E Cowling
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e66699. 2013
    ..Some patients attend EDs because they are unable to access primary care services. This study examined the association between access to primary care and ED visits in England...
  47. doi High-profile investigations into hospital safety problems in England did not prompt patients to switch providers
    Anthony A Laverty
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health at Imperial College London, London, England
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:593-601. 2012
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  48. pmc Nationwide study on trends in hospital admissions for major cardiovascular events and procedures among people with and without diabetes in England, 2004-2009
    Eszter P Vamos
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 35:265-72. 2012
    ....
  49. doi Free bus passes, use of public transport and obesity among older people in England
    Elizabeth Webb
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, Reynolds Building, London W6 8RP, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:176-80. 2012
    ..All residents of England aged 60 years and older became entitled to free travel on local buses on 1 April 2006. This study examines the impact of this policy on public transport use, a mode of active transport and levels of obesity...
  50. pmc Impacts of a national strategy to reduce population salt intake in England: serial cross sectional study
    Christopher Millett
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e29836. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of this strategy on salt intake in England, including potential effects on health inequalities...
  51. doi Quality improvement in UK primary care: the role of financial incentives
    Mark Ashworth
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College London School of Medicine at Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals, London, United Kingdom
    J Ambul Care Manage 31:220-5. 2008
  52. doi Implementation of the NHS Health Checks programme: baseline assessment of risk factor recording in an urban culturally diverse setting
    Andrew R H Dalton
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, St Dunstan s Road, London, UK
    Fam Pract 28:34-40. 2011
    ..The potential workload implications of the programme for general practice are considerable, particularly in deprived culturally diverse settings...
  53. ncbi Harnessing the cloud of patient experience: using social media to detect poor quality healthcare
    Felix Greaves
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:251-5. 2013
    ..We consider the various sources of information that could be used, the limitations of the approach and discuss whether these new techniques could detect poor performance before conventional measures of healthcare quality...
  54. pmc The impact of a free older persons' bus pass on active travel and regular walking in England
    Sophie Coronini-Cronberg
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Rd, London W6 8RP, UK
    Am J Public Health 102:2141-8. 2012
    ..We assessed the potential public health benefit of the National Bus Pass, introduced in 2006, which permits free local bus travel for older adults (≥ 60 years) in England...
  55. doi Trends in lower extremity amputations in people with and without diabetes in England, 1996-2005
    Eszter Panna Vamos
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:275-82. 2010
    ..To examine trends in non-traumatic lower extremity amputations over a 10-year-period in people with and without diabetes (DM) in England...
  56. pmc Association between smoke-free workplace and second-hand smoke exposure at home in India
    John Tayu Lee
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College, London, UK
    Tob Control 23:308-12. 2014
    ..There is little information on whether these benefits extend to low income and middle income countries with a growing tobacco-related disease burden such as India...
  57. pmc Impact of ethnic-specific guidelines for anti-hypertensive prescribing in primary care in England: a longitudinal study
    Lena Barrera
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London W6 8RP, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:87. 2014
    ..In 2006, the NICE guidelines introduced an ethnic-age group algorithm based on the 2004 British Hypertension Society guidelines to guide antihypertensive drug prescription...
  58. pmc Changes in the incidence of lower extremity amputations in individuals with and without diabetes in England between 2004 and 2008
    Eszter P Vamos
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:2592-7. 2010
    ..To describe recent trends in the incidence of nontraumatic amputations among individuals with and without diabetes and estimate the relative risk of amputations among individuals with diabetes in England...
  59. pmc Association between primary care organisation population size and quality of commissioning in England: an observational study
    Felix Greaves
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e46-54. 2012
    ..The ideal population size of healthcare commissioning organisations is not known...
  60. doi Trends in cardiovascular admissions and procedures for people with and without diabetes in England, 1996-2005
    A Bottle
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Diabetologia 52:74-80. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare 10-year trends in admissions, with and without diabetes recorded, for myocardial infarction, angina, stroke, percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) and coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)...
  61. doi Diabetes in the Middle-East and North Africa: an update
    Azeem Majeed
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 103:218-22. 2014
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  62. pmc Assessment of cardiovascular risk factors prior to NHS Health Checks in an urban setting: cross-sectional study
    Macide Artac
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 3 Floor, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London, W6 8RP, UK
    JRSM Short Rep 3:17. 2012
    ..To assess the completeness of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor recording and levels of risk factors in patients eligible for the NHS Health Check...
  63. pmc Effect of smoke-free legislation on adult smoking behaviour in England in the 18 months following implementation
    John Tayu Lee
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e20933. 2011
    ..This study examines the impact of this legislation on smoking prevalence, number of cigarettes smoked and location of smoking, controlling for secular trends through the end of 2008...
  64. pmc The relationship between waterpipe and cigarette smoking in low and middle income countries: cross-sectional analysis of the global adult tobacco survey
    Mohammed Jawad
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e93097. 2014
    ..Nevertheless, the relationship between waterpipe and cigarette smoking remain unknown, particularly in low and middle income countries...
  65. pmc Differences in the classification of hypertensive controlled patient in primary care: Cross sectional study
    Lena Barrera
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College, Charing Cross Campus, London W6 8RP, UK Department of Internal Medicine Universidad del Valle, Calle 5 No 36 08 Puiso 2, Cali, Colombia
    JRSM Short Rep 3:72. 2012
    ..To examine differences in blood pressure control using the 2006 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines and the 2007 Quality and Outcome Framework (QOF) standards...
  66. ncbi Exploring the effects of population mobility on cervical screening coverage
    C Millett
    Cervical Screening Programme Quality Assurance Team, NHS Executive, London, UK
    Public Health 116:353-60. 2002
    ..Moving towards a resident-based system, whereby the numbers screened are related to the number of residents, avoids some of the problems associated with list inflation and gives a fairer picture of coverage of the eligible population...
  67. doi Prevalence and predictors of water pipe and cigarette smoking among secondary school students in London
    Mohammed Jawad
    School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:2069-75. 2013
    ..We examined the prevalence and predictors of water pipe and cigarette smoking among students attending secondary schools in a deprived, ethnically diverse part of inner London...
  68. pmc Public health and economic costs of investigating a suspected outbreak of Legionnaires' disease
    K Lock
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1306-14. 2008
    ..Whether the threshold for investigation of cases should be based on observed incidence rates or the cost-effectiveness of investigations, or both, should be debated further...
  69. pmc The 'Quality and Outcomes Framework': improving care, but are all patients benefiting?
    Elizabeth Koshy
    J R Soc Med 101:432-3. 2008
  70. ncbi An evaluation of a social marketing campaign to reduce the number of London women who have never been screened for cervical cancer
    Christopher Millett
    J Med Screen 12:204-5. 2005
  71. pmc Association of age, sex and deprivation with quality indicators for diabetes: population-based cross sectional survey in primary care
    Jeremy Gray
    Wandsworth Primary Care Research Centre, London SW11 6HN
    J R Soc Med 99:576-81. 2006
    ..To determine the quality of diabetes management in primary care after the publication of the National Service Framework and examine the impact of age, gender and deprivation on the achievement of established quality indicators...