E A Davies

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluating the use of a modified CAHPS survey to support improvements in patient-centred care: lessons from a quality improvement collaborative
    Elizabeth Davies
    King s College London School of Medicine, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    Health Expect 11:160-76. 2008
  2. pmc Using patients' experiences to identify priorities for quality improvement in breast cancer care: patient narratives, surveys or both?
    Vicki Tsianakas
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, 57 Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8WA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:271. 2012
  3. pmc Incidence and survival of oesophageal and gastric cancer in England between 1998 and 2007, a population-based study
    Victoria H Coupland
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor Capital House, 42, Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:11. 2012
  4. pmc Estimating attendance for breast cancer screening in ethnic groups in London
    Christine Renshaw
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:157. 2010
  5. pmc Inequalities in the incidence of cervical cancer in South East England 2001-2005: an investigation of population risk factors
    Laura G Currin
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, Capital House, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:62. 2009
  6. pmc Radiotherapy waiting times for women with breast cancer: a population-based cohort study
    Ruth H Jack
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    BMC Cancer 7:71. 2007
  7. pmc Histological subtype of lung cancer in relation to socio-economic deprivation in South East England
    Victoria A Bennett
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Cancer 8:139. 2008
  8. pmc Trends in the incidence and survival of multiple myeloma in South East England 1985-2004
    Christine Renshaw
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:74. 2010
  9. pmc The epidemiology and survival of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma in South East England, 1970-2004
    Yien Ning S Wong
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor, Capital House, London, UK
    BMC Cancer 9:209. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Using funnel plots to explore variation in cancer mortality across primary care trusts in South-East England
    Elizabeth Davies
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:305-12. 2008

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Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Evaluating the use of a modified CAHPS survey to support improvements in patient-centred care: lessons from a quality improvement collaborative
    Elizabeth Davies
    King s College London School of Medicine, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    Health Expect 11:160-76. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Using patients' experiences to identify priorities for quality improvement in breast cancer care: patient narratives, surveys or both?
    Vicki Tsianakas
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, 57 Waterloo Rd, London SE1 8WA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:271. 2012
    ..This paper explores the relative value of surveys and detailed patient narratives in identifying priorities for improving breast cancer services as part of a quality improvement process...
  3. pmc Incidence and survival of oesophageal and gastric cancer in England between 1998 and 2007, a population-based study
    Victoria H Coupland
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor Capital House, 42, Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Cancer 12:11. 2012
    ..This study describes recent trends in incidence and survival of subgroups of oesophageal and gastric cancer in England between 1998 and 2007 and considers the implications for cancer services and policy...
  4. pmc Estimating attendance for breast cancer screening in ethnic groups in London
    Christine Renshaw
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:157. 2010
    ..Information on the ethnicity for the individual women invited is unavailable, so we use an area-based method similar to that routinely used to derive a geographical measure for socioeconomic deprivation...
  5. pmc Inequalities in the incidence of cervical cancer in South East England 2001-2005: an investigation of population risk factors
    Laura G Currin
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, Capital House, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:62. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Radiotherapy waiting times for women with breast cancer: a population-based cohort study
    Ruth H Jack
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    BMC Cancer 7:71. 2007
    ..This study aimed to examine factors associated with waiting times for radiotherapy for breast cancer patients...
  7. pmc Histological subtype of lung cancer in relation to socio-economic deprivation in South East England
    Victoria A Bennett
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Cancer 8:139. 2008
    ..Our objective was to investigate trends in the incidence of histological subtypes of lung cancer in males and females in relation to socio-economic deprivation in South East England...
  8. pmc Trends in the incidence and survival of multiple myeloma in South East England 1985-2004
    Christine Renshaw
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:74. 2010
    ..Our objective was to investigate trends in the epidemiology and survival of multiple myeloma for South East England...
  9. pmc The epidemiology and survival of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma in South East England, 1970-2004
    Yien Ning S Wong
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor, Capital House, London, UK
    BMC Cancer 9:209. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Using funnel plots to explore variation in cancer mortality across primary care trusts in South-East England
    Elizabeth Davies
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:305-12. 2008
    ..In 2004, the English government set a target to reduce the difference in cancer mortality in those aged under 75 between spearhead primary care trusts (PCTs) and all others by 6% in 2010...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using clinical audit, qualitative data from patients and feedback from general practitioners to decrease delay in the referral of suspected colorectal cancer
    Elizabeth Davies
    Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Health Authority, The Wilson, Mitcham, Surrey, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:310-7. 2007
    ..There was local concern over possible delays in the diagnosis and referral of patients with suspected colorectal cancer and interest in understanding more about patients' experiences of diagnosis...
  12. doi request reprint Cancer in the London prison population, 1986-2005
    Elizabeth A Davies
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:526-31. 2010
    ..We wished to identify the number of new cases and the most common cancer diagnoses occurring each year in London prisoners, and the place of death for those who died from their disease...
  13. pmc How is place of death from cancer changing and what affects it? Analysis of cancer registration and service data
    E Davies
    King s College London, School of Medicine at Guy s, King s and St Thomas Hospitals, Thames Cancer Registry, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Br J Cancer 95:593-600. 2006
    ..Variation by age, deprivation and area of residence is unlikely to reflect patient preference. More active surveillance and planning must support policies for choice in end of life care...
  14. pmc Factors affecting the use of patient survey data for quality improvement in the Veterans Health Administration
    Elizabeth A Davies
    Thames Cancer Registry, King s College London, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:334. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to assess factors that were barriers to, or promoters of, efforts to improve care experiences in VA facilities...
  15. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of specialist palliative day-care for adults with cancer
    Elizabeth Davies
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Weston Education Centre, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Support Care Cancer 13:607-27. 2005
    ..To inform future practice, research and policy in specialist palliative day-care by systematically reviewing the evidence for how the structure and process of this form of care relate to outcomes for adults with cancer...
  16. pmc Hearing the patient's voice? Factors affecting the use of patient survey data in quality improvement
    E Davies
    King s College London School of Medicine, Thames Cancer Registry, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:428-32. 2005
    ..To develop a framework for understanding factors affecting the use of patient survey data in quality improvement...
  17. pmc Investigation of low 5-year relative survival for breast cancer in a London cancer network
    E A Davies
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 103:1076-80. 2010
    ..Breast cancer 5-year relative survival is low in the North East London Cancer Network (NELCN)...
  18. doi request reprint Variation, precision and validity of 1-year survival estimates for lung, breast, colon and prostate cancer in South East England primary care trusts
    J Lake
    NHS North West London, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QT, UK
    Public Health 126:57-63. 2012
    ....
  19. pmc Breast cancer incidence, stage, treatment and survival in ethnic groups in South East England
    R H Jack
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:545-50. 2009
    ..However, Black African women had significantly worse overall survival (hazard ratio 1.24, P=0.025). These findings suggest that a strategy of earlier detection should be pursued in Black and South Asian women...
  20. pmc Lung cancer incidence and survival in different ethnic groups in South East England
    R H Jack
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Br J Cancer 105:1049-53. 2011
    ..This study aimed to examine the incidence and survival of lung cancer patients from several different ethnic groups in a large ethnically diverse population in the United Kingdom...
  21. doi request reprint Is it possible to determine use of hospice palliative care services by matching hospice and cancer registry data?
    V H Coupland
    Thames Cancer Registry, King s College London, UK
    Palliat Med 24:807-11. 2010
    ..This method might be applied more successfully to non-urban hospices, primary care trusts or larger regions...
  22. pmc Trends in the epidemiology of larynx and lung cancer in south-east England, 1985-2004
    V H Coupland
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 42 Weston Street, London, SE13QD, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:167-9. 2009
    ..3% of larynx and 35.5% of lung cancers were in females. The age-standardised rates for each cancer declined in both sexes, but since the 1990s, the rates in females over 70 years of age have been diverging...
  23. pmc Suicide in cancer patients in South East England from 1996 to 2005: a population-based study
    D Robinson
    Division of Cancer Studies, King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:198-201. 2009
    ..Studies from around the world have shown that suicide risk is increased in cancer patients, but no previous detailed analysis has been carried out in England...
  24. doi request reprint Trends in the incidence and survival of cancer in teenagers and young adults: regional analysis for South East England 1960-2002
    C Croucher
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 21:417-24. 2009
    ..This study aimed to describe trends in the incidence and survival of cancer in teenagers and young adults in South East England between 1960 and 2002, and the influence of socioeconomic status upon survival...
  25. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology and treatment of mesothelioma in South East England 1985-2002
    V Mak
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    Thorax 63:160-6. 2008
    ..To describe treatment patterns by cancer network of residence, and relative survival by cancer network, disease stage and treatment modality...
  26. ncbi request reprint Does deprivation of area of residence influence the incidence, tumour site or T stage of cutaneous malignant melanoma? A population-based and clinical database study
    T Grunewald
    Thames Cancer Registry, King s College London School of Medicine, and Skin Tumour Unit, St John s Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:574-7. 2007
    ..All sites showed an affluence gradient, although this was least pronounced for head and neck tumours. Distribution of T stage at diagnosis did not differ by deprivation of area of residence...
  27. ncbi request reprint The incidence and survival of Waldenström's Macroglobulinaemia in South East England
    K J Phekoo
    Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Leuk Res 32:55-9. 2008
    ..The relative 5 year survival for patients aged less than 70 years was 70% (95% CI: 60-81%) and for patients aged 70 and over it was 50% (95% CI: 41-60%)...
  28. pmc Waiting times for radiotherapy: variation over time and between cancer networks in southeast England
    D Robinson
    Thames Cancer Registry, Division of Cancer Studies, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Br J Cancer 92:1201-8. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Testis and prostate cancer incidence in ethnic groups in South East England
    R H Jack
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, London, UK
    Int J Androl 30:215-20; discussion 220-1. 2007
    ..Most other variations in these data are consistent with international comparisons, and indicate that genetic variations in susceptibility are very influential...
  30. ncbi request reprint Two year survival after malignant cerebral glioma: patient and relative reports of handicap, psychiatric symptoms and rehabilitation
    E Davies
    Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 25:259-66. 2003
    ..To describe patient outcomes and contact with rehabilitation services two years after the diagnosis of malignant cerebral glioma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lessons from developing and running a clinical database for colorectal cancer
    Ashu Sehgal
    Thomas Cancer Registry, Division of Cancer Studies, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:94-101. 2006
    ..Developing and using clinical databases is one approach to meet this objective, but to date their implementation has been challenging...
  32. pmc Over-diagnosis in breast cancer screening
    Henrik Møller
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, London SE1 3QD
    BMJ 332:691-2. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Trends in the treatment of breast cancer in Southeast England following the introduction of national guidelines
    Daniela Tataru
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:215-7. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Where do teenagers and young adults receive treatment for cancer?
    Jeremy Whelan
    Department of Oncology, University College Hospital, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PG, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:178-82. 2007
    ..Little is known about where teenagers and young adults receive their first cancer treatment...
  35. ncbi request reprint The end of life: unknown and unplanned?
    Irene J Higginson
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation King s College, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:331-2. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint 'God's waiting room': how do older people with affective disorder view day hospital care?
    Elizabeth Davies
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:592-3. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint [Family caregivers' adjustment to nursing home placement of older relatives]
    Szu Yao Wang
    School of Nursing, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Hu Li Za Zhi 54:82-6. 2007
    ..This article reviews the literature and discusses the impact on family caregivers of making a decision for nursing home placement and dealing with the stress and challenges that persist after nursing home admission...
  38. ncbi request reprint Views of Directors of Public Health about NICE Appraisal Guidance: results of a postal survey. National Institute for Clinical Excellence
    Elizabeth Davies
    National Institute for Clinical Excellence, 11 Strand, London WC2 5HR
    J Public Health Med 24:319-25. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Communication, information and support for adults with malignant cerebral glioma : a systematic literature review
    Elizabeth Davies
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Support Care Cancer 11:21-9. 2003
    ..Existing intervention studies of patients with other cancers may suggest effective strategies...