P Hannaford

Summary

Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Is the health of people living in rural areas different from those in cities? Evidence from routine data linked with the Scottish Health Survey
    P Teckle
    Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:43. 2012
  2. pmc Incongruous consultation behaviour: results from a UK-wide population survey
    Alison M Elliott
    Centre of Academic Primary Care Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, West Block Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:21. 2012
  3. pmc Effect of multivitamin and multimineral supplementation on cognitive function in men and women aged 65 years and over: a randomised controlled trial
    Geraldine McNeill
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Nutr J 6:10. 2007
  4. pmc Symptom experience and subsequent mortality: results from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:158. 2006
  5. pmc Revisiting the symptom iceberg in today's primary care: results from a UK population survey
    Alison M Elliott
    Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:16. 2011
  6. pmc Experiences and perceptions of people with headache: a qualitative study
    Deborah A Leiper
    Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Westburn Road, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN, Scotland, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:27. 2006
  7. pmc Are different groups of patients with stroke more likely to be excluded from the new UK general medical services contract? A cross-sectional retrospective analysis of a large primary care population
    Colin R Simpson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, The University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:56. 2007
  8. pmc Cancer risk among users of oral contraceptives: cohort data from the Royal College of General Practitioner's oral contraception study
    Philip C Hannaford
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    BMJ 335:651. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of ear, nose and throat problems in the community: results from a national cross-sectional postal survey in Scotland
    Philip C Hannaford
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 22:227-33. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of exogenous hormones by women and colorectal cancer: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study
    Philip Hannaford
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY Scotland, UK
    Contraception 71:95-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc Is the health of people living in rural areas different from those in cities? Evidence from routine data linked with the Scottish Health Survey
    P Teckle
    Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:43. 2012
    ..To examine the association between rurality and health in Scotland, after adjusting for differences in individual and practice characteristics...
  2. pmc Incongruous consultation behaviour: results from a UK-wide population survey
    Alison M Elliott
    Centre of Academic Primary Care Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building, West Block Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 13:21. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Effect of multivitamin and multimineral supplementation on cognitive function in men and women aged 65 years and over: a randomised controlled trial
    Geraldine McNeill
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Nutr J 6:10. 2007
    ..We examined the effect of daily supplementation with 11 vitamins and 5 minerals on cognitive function in older adults to assess the possibility that this could help to prevent cognitive decline...
  4. pmc Symptom experience and subsequent mortality: results from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, Scotland, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:158. 2006
    ..One study has suggested that the number of symptoms people experience may be an important predictor of mortality. This novel and potentially important finding may have important implications but needs to be tested in other cohorts...
  5. pmc Revisiting the symptom iceberg in today's primary care: results from a UK population survey
    Alison M Elliott
    Institute of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:16. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Experiences and perceptions of people with headache: a qualitative study
    Deborah A Leiper
    Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Westburn Road, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN, Scotland, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 7:27. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper was to explore the perceptions and experiences of individuals with headache and their experiences of associated healthcare and treatment...
  7. pmc Are different groups of patients with stroke more likely to be excluded from the new UK general medical services contract? A cross-sectional retrospective analysis of a large primary care population
    Colin R Simpson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, The University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:56. 2007
    ..Exception of patients with stroke or TIA from the recording and achievement of quality indicators may have important consequences in terms of stroke recurrence and mortality...
  8. pmc Cancer risk among users of oral contraceptives: cohort data from the Royal College of General Practitioner's oral contraception study
    Philip C Hannaford
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    BMJ 335:651. 2007
    ..To examine the absolute risks or benefits on cancer associated with oral contraception, using incident data...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of ear, nose and throat problems in the community: results from a national cross-sectional postal survey in Scotland
    Philip C Hannaford
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 22:227-33. 2005
    ..To assess the prevalence of ear, nose and throat (ENT) symptoms experienced by individuals living in Scotland, and their use of GP or hospital services for these problems...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of exogenous hormones by women and colorectal cancer: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study
    Philip Hannaford
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY Scotland, UK
    Contraception 71:95-8. 2005
    ..To assess the risk of colorectal cancer among women who have used oral contraception or hormone replacement therapy (HRT), especially those exposed to both classes of exogenous hormones...
  11. pmc Mortality among contraceptive pill users: cohort evidence from Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study
    Philip C Hannaford
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    BMJ 340:c927. 2010
    ..To see if the mortality risk among women who have used oral contraceptives differs from that of never users...
  12. ncbi request reprint The collection and interpretation of epidemiological data about the cardiovascular risks associated with the use of steroid contraceptives
    P Hannaford
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Scotland
    Contraception 57:137-42. 1998
    ..An understanding of these epidemiological issues will enable clinicians to advise their clients whether steroid contraceptives alter the risk of cardiovascular disease and, if so, the clinical significance of such changes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular events associated with different combined oral contraceptives: a review of current data
    P Hannaford
    RCGP Centre for Primary Care Research and Epidemiology, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Drug Saf 22:361-71. 2000
    ..Users may decrease their venous thromboembolic risk by their choice of COC preparation although the effects will be modest...
  14. doi request reprint Epidemiology of the contraceptive pill and venous thromboembolism
    Philip C Hannaford
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Thromb Res 127:S30-4. 2011
    ..All currently available combined oral contraceptives are safe. Progestogen-only oral contraceptives are not associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism...
  15. pmc Increased mortality among women with Rose angina who have not presented with ischaemic heart disease
    Vicci Owen-Smith
    Centre for Primary Care and Epidemiology, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    Br J Gen Pract 53:784-9. 2003
    ..Little is known about the clinical importance of disease that is not presented to healthcare services...
  16. ncbi request reprint The use of medication for chronic pain in primary care, and the potential for intervention by a practice-based pharmacist
    M Elaine McDermott
    Pain Management Clinic, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
    Fam Pract 23:46-52. 2006
    ....
  17. pmc Impact of lifestyle in middle-aged women on mortality: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study
    Lisa Iversen
    Section of Primary Care, Centre of Academic Primary Care, College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
    Br J Gen Pract 60:563-9. 2010
    ..Although many individuals have multiple lifestyle risk factors, few studies have investigated the impact of lifestyle risk factor combinations among women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the participation of older people in clinical trials - data analysis from the MAVIS trial
    P Fearn
    Centre of Academic, Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:51-6. 2010
    ..Older people are less likely to be included in clinical trials. Little is known about factors influencing older people's decisions about participating in clinical trials...
  19. ncbi request reprint Designing an integrated follow-up programme for people treated for cutaneous malignant melanoma: a practical application of the MRC framework for the design and evaluation of complex interventions to improve health
    Peter Murchie
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 24:283-92. 2007
    ..Researchers differ in applying the framework...
  20. ncbi request reprint Managing low back pain presenting to primary care: where do we go from here?
    Gary J Macfarlane
    Aberdeen Pain Research Collaboration, Epidemiology Group, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Pain 122:219-22. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Do people self-reporting information about chronic respiratory disease have corroborative evidence in their general practice medical records? A study of intermethod reliability
    Lisa Iversen
    Dept of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:162-8. 2007
    ..To use intermethod reliability to compare self-reported data about chronic respiratory disease and health service utilisation with data contained in general practice medical records...
  22. doi request reprint GP-led melanoma follow-up: the practical experience of GPs
    Peter Murchie
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 26:317-24. 2009
    ..To explore how GP-led melanoma follow-up had actually worked from the perspective of GPs by exploring in detail the practical experience of GPs running the programme...
  23. doi request reprint Adverse drug reaction reporting in the UK: a retrospective observational comparison of yellow card reports submitted by patients and healthcare professionals
    David J McLernon
    Medical Statistics Team, Section of Population Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Drug Saf 33:775-88. 2010
    ..From 2005, patients themselves have been able to submit Yellow Card reports...
  24. doi request reprint Toxaemia of pregnancy and risk of mortality in later life: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study
    Lisa Iversen
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    Hypertens Pregnancy 29:180-97. 2010
    ..To examine whether toxaemia of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of mortality, in particular premature death...
  25. doi request reprint The effect of the UK incentive-based contract on the management of patients with coronary heart disease in primary care
    Matt P McGovern
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 25:33-9. 2008
    ..The new General Medical Services (nGMS) contract was introduced in April 2004 to improve care of chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease (CHD) and reduce differences in treatment between patient subgroups...
  26. doi request reprint GP-led melanoma follow-up: views and feelings of patient recipients
    Peter Murchie
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Support Care Cancer 18:225-33. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Menopause-related workload in general practice 1996-2005: a retrospective study in the UK
    Lisa Iversen
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 27:499-506. 2010
    ..Women with menopausal symptoms often consult with a health professional. Recently, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) prescribing has declined but the impact of this change on other aspects of general practice workload is unclear...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of the UK incentive-based contract on the management of patients with stroke in primary care
    Colin R Simpson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Stroke 37:2354-60. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Third mailings in epidemiological studies: are they really necessary?
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 20:592-4. 2003
    ..Whether or not third mailings are appropriate or worthwhile in postal epidemiological studies has not been thoroughly investigated and requires examination...
  30. ncbi request reprint Workload pressures in rural general practice: a qualitative investigation
    Lisa Iversen
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Scand J Prim Health Care 20:139-44. 2002
    ..To examine whether there are workload pressures, as reported by healthcare professionals, which are unique to rural general practice...
  31. pmc Pain and subsequent mortality and cancer among women in the Royal College of General Practitioners Oral Contraception Study
    Blair H Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    Br J Gen Pract 53:45-6. 2003
    ..75), and a higher risk of subsequent cancer among women reporting head or abdomen pain. Given the high prevalence of pain symptoms, these findings may be important, and warrant further research...
  32. ncbi request reprint Size does matter
    Jill Mollison
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:9-11; quiz 12,44. 2003
  33. ncbi request reprint Is chronic pain a distinct diagnosis in primary care? Evidence arising from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception study
    Blair H Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 21:66-74. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Factors related to the onset and persistence of chronic back pain in the community: results from a general population follow-up study
    Blair H Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1032-40. 2004
    ..We compared the prevalence of chronic back pain (CBP) at two points 4 years apart and examined socio-demographic, health, and pain-related factors associated with its onset and persistence...
  35. pmc Chronic pain and health status: how do those not using healthcare services fare?
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen
    Br J Gen Pract 54:614-6. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that there is little point in trying to detect and treat individuals not currently presenting to healthcare services with their pain...
  36. pmc Assessing change in chronic pain severity: the chronic pain grade compared with retrospective perceptions
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre
    Br J Gen Pract 52:269-74. 2002
    ..How the two methods compare is not known...
  37. ncbi request reprint The 'number needed to sample' in primary care research. Comparison of two primary care sampling frames for chronic back pain
    Blair H Smith
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Fam Pract 22:205-14. 2005
    ..For most conditions, even a large population sample will yield a small number of cases, yet other sampling techniques risk problems with extrapolation of findings...
  38. pmc Long term effects of hysterectomy on mortality: nested cohort study
    Lisa Iversen
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY
    BMJ 330:1482. 2005
    ..To investigate the long term risk (mean > 20 years) of death from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer in women who had or had not had a hysterectomy...
  39. pmc Effect of multivitamin and multimineral supplements on morbidity from infections in older people (MAVIS trial): pragmatic, randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial
    Alison Avenell
    Health Services Research Unit, School of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD
    BMJ 331:324-9. 2005
    ..To examine whether supplementation with multivitamins and multiminerals influences self reported days of infection, use of health services, and quality of life in people aged 65 or over...
  40. ncbi request reprint Use of exogenous hormones by women and lung cancer: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Center, AB25 2AY Aberdeen, Scotland
    Contraception 73:331-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the risk of lung cancer among women who have used oral contraception or hormone replacement therapy (HRT), especially those exposed to both classes of exogenous hormones...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is living in a rural area good for your respiratory health? Results from a cross-sectional study in Scotland
    Lisa Iversen
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Rd, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Chest 128:2059-67. 2005
    ..We aimed to investigate the epidemiology of self-reported chronic respiratory disease throughout Scotland, and to explore the relationship between quality of life and geographic location in those reporting disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Measuring risk: how, when and why?
    Julie A Simpson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 28:159-61. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Weight change in adult life and health outcomes
    Alison M Elliott
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, United Kingdom
    Obes Res 13:1784-92. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between weight change in adult life and subsequent mortality and cancer incidence in women...
  44. doi request reprint Potential Pain Management Programmes in primary care. A UK-wide questionnaire and Delphi survey of experts
    Nicola Torrance
    Aberdeen Pain Research Collaboration, Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Fam Pract 28:41-8. 2011
    ..Secondary care- or private sector-based Pain Management Programmes (PMPs) offering intensive multidisciplinary approaches have been found to improve participants' physical performance and psychological well-being...
  45. pmc Ascertaining the size of the symptom iceberg in a UK-wide community-based survey
    Anne McAteer
    Centre of Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e1-11. 2011
    ..The size of the iceberg for many symptoms is unknown, as is their association with personal characteristics, including history of a chronic disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint The use of non-prescription medicines by general practitioner attendees
    Gordon Urquhart
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, Scotland
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 13:773-9. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Tubal sterilization, all-cause death, and cancer among women in the United Kingdom: evidence from the Royal College of General Practitioners' Oral Contraception Study
    Lisa Iversen
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen School of Medicine, Aberdeen, UK
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:447.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between tubal sterilization and subsequent all-cause death and the risk of any gynecologic and breast cancer in women in the United Kingdom...
  48. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma: healthcare resource utilisation in those with and without a diagnosis of the condition
    Timothy L Frank
    GP Research Unit, North West Lung Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    Respir Med 98:454-63. 2004
    ..Secondarily, to assess whether these costs depended upon having specific asthma diagnosis or not...
  49. pmc Temporal change in the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and obstructive airways disease 1993-2001
    Peter I Frank
    North West Lung Centre, General Practice Research Unit, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 55:596-602. 2005
    ..There has been little available information regarding secular changes in the prevalence of respiratory symptoms since the mid-1990s...
  50. ncbi request reprint Primary care epidemiology: its scope and purpose
    Philip C Hannaford
    Fam Pract 23:1-7. 2006