Douglas J Noble
Affiliation: Queen Mary
- Feasibility study of geospatial mapping of chronic disease risk to inform public health commissioningDouglas Noble
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
BMJ Open 2:e000711. 2012..To explore the feasibility of producing small-area geospatial maps of chronic disease risk for use by clinical commissioning groups and public health teams...
- What has change management in industry got to do with improving patient safety?Douglas J Noble
Healthcare Innovation and Policy Unit, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, Abernethy Building, 2 Newark Street, London E1 2AT, UK
Postgrad Med J 87:345-8. 2011..Yet, for a business where change is the norm, too little time is spent thinking theoretically about how change occurs. One area where change is still needed is in patient safety...
- A public health approach to patient safety reporting systems is urgently neededDouglas J Noble
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
J Patient Saf 7:109-12. 2011..By applying principles from basic public health research and infectious disease surveillance systems, these hurdles may be overcome and the full potential of PSRSs could be realized...
- Risk models and scores for type 2 diabetes: systematic reviewDouglas Noble
Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AT, UK
BMJ 343:d7163. 2011..To evaluate current risk models and scores for type 2 diabetes and inform selection and implementation of these in practice...
- Can the surgical checklist reduce the risk of wrong site surgery in orthopaedics?--Can the checklist help? Supporting evidence from analysis of a national patient incident reporting systemSukhmeet S Panesar
National Patient Safety Agency, 4 8 Maple Street, London, W1T 5HD, UK
J Orthop Surg Res 6:18. 2011..The aim of this study was to estimate how many incidents of wrong site surgery in orthopaedics that have been reported to the NPSA could have been prevented by the WHO surgical checklist...
- What have we learned about interventions to reduce medical errors?Helen I Woodward
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, W2 1NY, UK
Annu Rev Public Health 31:479-97 1 p following 497. 2010..Many of the interventions described still lack strong evidence of benefit, but this should not hold back implementation. Rather, it should spur innovation accompanied by evaluation and publication to share the results...