Richard Holland

Summary

Affiliation: University of East Anglia
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial to estimate the effects and costs of a patient centred educational intervention in glaucoma management
    Heidi Cate
    Ophthalmology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:57. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint A pilot randomised controlled trial of brief versus twice weekly versus standard supervised consumption in patients on opiate maintenance treatment
    Richard Holland
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:483-91. 2012
  3. pmc Does it matter whether the recipient of patient questionnaires in general practice is the general practitioner or an independent researcher? The REPLY randomised trial
    James A Desborough
    School of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:42. 2008
  4. pmc Patients' self-assessed functional status in heart failure by New York Heart Association class: a prognostic predictor of hospitalizations, quality of life and death
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Card Fail 16:150-6. 2010
  5. pmc Effectiveness of visits from community pharmacists for patients with heart failure: HeartMed randomised controlled trial
    Richard Holland
    Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 334:1098. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint An analysis of predictors of success in Part II MFPHM. Membership of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine
    R Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich
    J Public Health Med 24:58-62. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of problem drug misuse in a rural county of England
    Richard Holland
    University of East Anglia School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:88-95. 2006
  8. pmc Does home based medication review keep older people out of hospital? The HOMER randomised controlled trial
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 330:293. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life in the elderly: a direct comparison of the EQ-5D and AQoL
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Health Econ 13:793-805. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of training in public health in the UK: results of the first national training audit
    R Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 TTJ, UK
    Public Health 120:237-48. 2006

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Protocol for a randomised controlled trial to estimate the effects and costs of a patient centred educational intervention in glaucoma management
    Heidi Cate
    Ophthalmology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:57. 2012
    ..However, electronic medication monitoring offers an objective method of measuring adherence without reliance on clinical endpoints...
  2. ncbi request reprint A pilot randomised controlled trial of brief versus twice weekly versus standard supervised consumption in patients on opiate maintenance treatment
    Richard Holland
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 31:483-91. 2012
    ..However, there is no evidence base for deciding the optimal period of supervision. We tested the feasibility of conducting a randomised controlled trial (RCT) of different supervision models...
  3. pmc Does it matter whether the recipient of patient questionnaires in general practice is the general practitioner or an independent researcher? The REPLY randomised trial
    James A Desborough
    School of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:42. 2008
    ..Much research has explored methods to increase response rates but comparatively few studies have explored the effect of questionnaire administration on reported answers...
  4. pmc Patients' self-assessed functional status in heart failure by New York Heart Association class: a prognostic predictor of hospitalizations, quality of life and death
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Card Fail 16:150-6. 2010
    ..This study aims to test whether patients' self-assessment of functional status by NYHA class predicts hospital admissions, quality of life, and mortality...
  5. pmc Effectiveness of visits from community pharmacists for patients with heart failure: HeartMed randomised controlled trial
    Richard Holland
    Clinical Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 334:1098. 2007
    ..To test whether a drug review and symptom self management and lifestyle advice intervention by community pharmacists could reduce hospital admissions or mortality in heart failure patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint An analysis of predictors of success in Part II MFPHM. Membership of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine
    R Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich
    J Public Health Med 24:58-62. 2002
    ..Candidates and examiners have hypothesized a number of factors as likely to increase the chances of success in the exam. This study formally investigates factors which may predict a candidate's success at their first attempt...
  7. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of problem drug misuse in a rural county of England
    Richard Holland
    University of East Anglia School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:88-95. 2006
    ..02% to 5.73%, further supporting our main analysis. In conclusion, this study provides evidence that problem drug misuse is more prevalent in this rural population than previously thought...
  8. pmc Does home based medication review keep older people out of hospital? The HOMER randomised controlled trial
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 330:293. 2005
    ..To determine whether home based medication review by pharmacists affects hospital readmission rates among older people...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life in the elderly: a direct comparison of the EQ-5D and AQoL
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Health Econ 13:793-805. 2004
    ..We conclude that the AQoL is probably less well suited to measuring health status in a very elderly population than the EQ-5D...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality of training in public health in the UK: results of the first national training audit
    R Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 TTJ, UK
    Public Health 120:237-48. 2006
    ..It was therefore considered timely to audit the quality of this training...
  11. pmc Systematic review of multidisciplinary interventions in heart failure
    R Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ, UK
    Heart 91:899-906. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of multidisciplinary interventions on hospital admission and mortality in heart failure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Insights into training and examination performance from the first UK National Public Health Training Audit
    R Holland
    School of Medecine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Public Health 120:249-55. 2006
    ..To investigate predictors of a supportive training relationship and examination success using data from the first UK Public Health Training Audit...
  13. ncbi request reprint Home-based medication review in a high risk elderly population in primary care--the POLYMED randomised controlled trial
    Elizabeth Lenaghan
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Age Ageing 36:292-7. 2007
    ..To assess whether home-based medication review by a pharmacist for at-risk older patients in a primary care setting can reduce hospital admissions...
  14. doi request reprint The at-risk registers in severe asthma (ARRISA) study: a cluster-randomised controlled trial examining effectiveness and costs in primary care
    Jane Rebecca Smith
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Thorax 67:1052-60. 2012
    ..Patients at risk of severe exacerbations contribute disproportionally to asthma mortality, morbidity and costs. We evaluated the effectiveness and costs of using 'asthma risk registers' for these patients in primary care...
  15. pmc Overall similarity and consistency assessment scores are not sufficiently accurate for predicting discrepancy between direct and indirect comparison estimates
    Tengbin Xiong
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:184-91. 2013
    ..This study evaluated a Trial Similarity and Evidence Consistency Assessment (TSECA) framework for assessing key assumptions underlying the validity of indirect comparisons...
  16. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation: a comparison of methadone versus buprenorphine for opiate substitution treatment
    Jim Maas
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Electronic address
    Drug Alcohol Depend 133:494-501. 2013
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  17. pmc Self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Fujian Song
    Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Trials 13:69. 2012
    ..This trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a set of self-help educational materials to prevent smoking relapse in the National Health Service (NHS) Stop Smoking Service...
  18. ncbi request reprint Crack/cocaine use in a rural county of England
    Roberto Vivancos
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 28:96-103. 2006
    ..Given the lack of pharmacological treatment, programmes should incorporate a wide range of activities and interventions to provide structure to clients' lives. Learning from ex-users was perceived as an important component of treatment...
  19. pmc Computerised therapy for depression with clinician vs. assistant and brief vs. extended phone support: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Lina Gega
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Trials 13:151. 2012
    ..cCBT's efficacy and acceptability may be influenced by the "human" support offered as an adjunct to it, which can vary in duration and can be offered by people with different levels of training and expertise...
  20. ncbi request reprint Home-based medication review in older people: is it cost effective?
    Margaret Pacini
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:171-80. 2007
    ..This study aims to determine the cost effectiveness of home-based medication review in older people...
  21. pmc Multi-professional clinical medication reviews in care homes for the elderly: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial with cost effectiveness analysis
    James Desborough
    School of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Trials 12:218. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the clinical and cost effectiveness of a novel model of multi-professional medication review...
  22. ncbi request reprint The experience of long-term opiate maintenance treatment and reported barriers to recovery: a qualitative systematic review
    Caitlin Notley
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Eur Addict Res 19:287-98. 2013
    ..To inform understanding of the experience of long-term opiate maintenance and identify barriers to recovery...
  23. doi request reprint Treatment retention, drug use and social functioning outcomes in those receiving 3 months versus 1 month of supervised opioid maintenance treatment. Results from the Super C randomized controlled trial
    Richard Holland
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Addiction 109:596-607. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine whether supervised consumption of OMT improved retention and other measures of drug use...
  24. doi request reprint Positive effect of a targeted intervention to improve access and availability of fruit and vegetables in an area of deprivation
    Amy Jennings
    Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Health Place 18:1074-8. 2012
    ..The targeted model of improving access to fruit and vegetables was effective in increasing intake; however future controlled trials are required to objectively examine potential effects on fruit and vegetable intake and health outcomes...
  25. ncbi request reprint A qualitative investigation of vaccine risk perception amongst parents who immunize their children: a matter of public health concern
    Nick Raithatha
    The Health Centre, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    J Public Health Med 25:161-4. 2003
    ..Our objective was to assess their vaccine risk perception and thereby to identify strategies to prevent further deterioration in uptake...
  26. pmc "I haven't even phoned my doctor yet." The advice giving role of the pharmacist during consultations for medication review with patients aged 80 or more: qualitative discourse analysis
    Charlotte Salter
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 334:1101. 2007
    ..To explore the advice giving role of pharmacists during consultation for medication review with patients aged 80 or more...
  27. doi request reprint Impact of health reforms on child health services in Europe: the case of Bulgaria
    Boika Rechel
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Eur J Public Health 19:326-30. 2009
    ..Using Bulgaria as a case study, this article examines the impact of the reforms on child health services...
  28. pmc Recorded quality of primary care for osteoarthritis: an observational study
    Joanne Broadbent
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich
    Br J Gen Pract 58:839-43. 2008
    ..Effective treatments are available, yet little is known about the quality of primary care for this disabling condition...
  29. pmc Abandoned Acid? Understanding Adherence to Bisphosphonate Medications for the Prevention of Osteoporosis among Older Women: A Qualitative Longitudinal Study
    Charlotte Salter
    Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e83552. 2014
    ..Preventive medications to delay osteoporosis are available, but little is known about motivators to adhere to these in the context of a symptomless condition with evidence based on screening results...
  30. doi request reprint Regaining control: the patient experience of supervised compared with unsupervised consumption in opiate substitution treatment
    Caitlin Notley
    Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 33:64-70. 2014
    ..This study aimed to assess the patient experience of receiving supervised compared with unsupervised consumption of methadone or buprenorphine...
  31. pmc Does quality of care for hypertension in primary care vary with postcode area deprivation? An observational study
    Salah Hammouche
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:297. 2011
    ..This study set out to assess the variations in achievement of incentivised and non-incentivised quality indicators for hypertension by patient area deprivation, before and after the introduction of financial incentives...
  32. pmc Does pharmacist-led medication review help to reduce hospital admissions and deaths in older people? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:303-16. 2008
    ..Such interventions may improve drug knowledge and adherence, but there are insufficient data to know whether quality of life is improved...
  33. ncbi request reprint Statistical methods for analysing Barthel scores in trials of poststroke interventions: a review and computer simulations
    Fujian Song
    School of Allied Health Professions, Institute of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Clin Rehabil 20:347-56. 2006
    ..This paper aims to assess methods used for presenting and analysing an ordinal scale, the Barthel Index, in trials of poststroke interventions...
  34. pmc Inconsistency between direct and indirect comparisons of competing interventions: meta-epidemiological study
    Fujian Song
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    BMJ 343:d4909. 2011
    ..To investigate the agreement between direct and indirect comparisons of competing healthcare interventions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Psycho-educational interventions for adults with severe or difficult asthma: a systematic review
    Jane R Smith
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Asthma 44:219-41. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Effectiveness of complex psycho-educational interventions for smoking relapse prevention: an exploratory meta-analysis
    Fujian Song
    School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:350-9. 2010
    ..Our objective was to conduct an exploratory meta-analysis, guided by mechanisms of these complex interventions for preventing smoking relapse...
  37. pmc Where now for pharmacist led medication review?
    Richard Holland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:92-3. 2006