A M Pollock

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Waiting list and waiting time statistics in Britain: a critical review
    S Godden
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Public Health 123:47-51. 2009
  2. pmc Quality research in healthcare: are researchers getting enough statistical support?
    Rumana Z Omar
    Research and Development, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Maple House, London W1P 9LL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:2. 2006
  3. pmc NHS and the Health and Social Care Bill: end of Bevan's vision?
    Allyson M Pollock
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, London WC1H 9QU
    BMJ 327:982-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Rewriting the regulations: how the World Trade Organisation could accelerate privatisation in health-care systems
    A M Pollock
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, UK
    Lancet 356:1995-2000. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint The public health implications of world trade negotiations on the general agreement on trade in services and public services
    Allyson M Pollock
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, 29 30 Tavistock Square, WC1H 9QU, London, UK
    Lancet 362:1072-5. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Market forces in public health
    A M Pollock
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, WC1H 9QU, London, UK
    Lancet 359:1363-4. 2002
  7. pmc Private finance and "value for money" in NHS hospitals: a policy in search of a rationale?
    Allyson M Pollock
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, UCL, London WC1H 9QU
    BMJ 324:1205-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Absent voices compromise the effectiveness of nursing home regulation: a critique of regulatory reform in the UK nursing home industry
    S H Kerrison
    School of Public Policy, University College London, 29 30 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9EZ, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 9:490-4. 2001
  9. pmc Why are a quarter of all cancer deaths in south-east England registered by death certificate only? Factors related to death certificate only registrations in the Thames Cancer Registry between 1987 and 1989
    A M Pollock
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 71:637-41. 1995
  10. pmc The impact on colorectal cancer survival of cases registered by 'death certificate only': implications for national survival rates
    A M Pollock
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 70:1229-31. 1994

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Waiting list and waiting time statistics in Britain: a critical review
    S Godden
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Public Health 123:47-51. 2009
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  2. pmc Quality research in healthcare: are researchers getting enough statistical support?
    Rumana Z Omar
    Research and Development, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Maple House, London W1P 9LL, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:2. 2006
    ..This issue was highlighted several years ago and it was suggested that more investments were needed from health care organisations and Universities to alleviate this problem...
  3. pmc NHS and the Health and Social Care Bill: end of Bevan's vision?
    Allyson M Pollock
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, London WC1H 9QU
    BMJ 327:982-5. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Rewriting the regulations: how the World Trade Organisation could accelerate privatisation in health-care systems
    A M Pollock
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, UK
    Lancet 356:1995-2000. 2000
    ..Health-care professionals and public-health activists must ensure that this secretive regulatory reform process is opened up for public debate...
  5. ncbi request reprint The public health implications of world trade negotiations on the general agreement on trade in services and public services
    Allyson M Pollock
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, 29 30 Tavistock Square, WC1H 9QU, London, UK
    Lancet 362:1072-5. 2003
    ..We conclude that national autonomy over health policy is not preserved under GATS, and that accordingly, there is a role for international standards that protect public services from the adverse effect of trade and market forces...
  6. ncbi request reprint Market forces in public health
    A M Pollock
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, WC1H 9QU, London, UK
    Lancet 359:1363-4. 2002
  7. pmc Private finance and "value for money" in NHS hospitals: a policy in search of a rationale?
    Allyson M Pollock
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, UCL, London WC1H 9QU
    BMJ 324:1205-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Absent voices compromise the effectiveness of nursing home regulation: a critique of regulatory reform in the UK nursing home industry
    S H Kerrison
    School of Public Policy, University College London, 29 30 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9EZ, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 9:490-4. 2001
    ..This paper argues that failure to involve users not only places the regulation enterprise at risk of capture by the industry, but will also weaken the legitimacy of the new Commission...
  9. pmc Why are a quarter of all cancer deaths in south-east England registered by death certificate only? Factors related to death certificate only registrations in the Thames Cancer Registry between 1987 and 1989
    A M Pollock
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 71:637-41. 1995
    ..Death occurring outside the acute NHS hospital setting increased the odds of being a DCO within and across district quartiles. DCOs could be reduced by better case ascertainment in some districts.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 400 WORDS)..
  10. pmc The impact on colorectal cancer survival of cases registered by 'death certificate only': implications for national survival rates
    A M Pollock
    Department of Public Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 70:1229-31. 1994
    ..OPCS should publish DCO proportions by registry area and cancer site. Registries should implement DCO monitoring as part of quality improvement programmes...
  11. ncbi request reprint The British Labour government's reform of the National Health Service
    D Rowland
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, 29-30 Tavistock Square, London WCIH 9QU, United Kingdom
    J Public Health Policy 22:403-14. 2001
    ..The Labour Party is also committed to redefining some aspects of healthcare as a personal responsibility and not a right, moving Britain towards a more market-based healthcare system...
  12. ncbi request reprint The use of acute hospital services by elderly residents of nursing and residential care homes
    S Godden
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, University College London, 29/30 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9EZ, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 9:367-74. 2001
    ..The information strategy needs to ensure that routine data sources are capable of monitoring the use of hospital services by residents of care homes...
  13. pmc Reducing DCO registrations through electronic matching of cancer registry data and routine hospital data
    A M Pollock
    Health Policy and Health Services Research Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, UK
    Br J Cancer 82:712-7. 2000
    ..HES data offer a useful aid to follow-up of case notes on patients identified to the registry by death certificates. Doubts about the completeness and accuracy of HES data mean case notes must remain the 'gold standard'...
  14. ncbi request reprint Carrot and sticks? The Community Care Act (2003) and the effect of financial incentives on delays in discharge from hospitals in England
    D McCoy
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:281-7. 2007
    ..The belief that many delays in discharge from hospital were caused by social service departments (SSDs) led to the Community Care Act 2003 giving NHS hospitals in England the power to charge SSDs...
  15. pmc The reform of UK research ethics committees: throwing the baby out with the bath water?
    S Kerrison
    School of Public Policy, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Med Ethics 31:487-9. 2005
    ..This paper describes how this change in research ethics committee status has come about and explores the implications for research subjects, researchers, institutions, and for regulation of research...
  16. pmc Extending choice in the NHS
    David Price
    BMJ 325:293-4. 2002
  17. pmc Best research
    Allyson M Pollock
    BMJ 332:247-8. 2006
  18. pmc Independent sector treatment centres: evidence so far
    Allyson M Pollock
    Centre for International Public Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    BMJ 336:421-4. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Using SitReps performance data to monitor the delayed discharge process
    Sylvia Godden
    Health Care Evaluation Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL London, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 21:155-60. 2008
    ..Categories of delay should be further refined to facilitate monitoring of delays due to disputes about eligibility...
  20. ncbi request reprint Are we on track - can we monitor bed targets in the NHS plan for England?
    Alison J MacFarlane
    Department of Midwifery, City University, London EC1Y 4TY, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:263-9. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Implications of the draft European Union services directive for health care
    David Rowland
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, London WC1 h 9QU, UK
    Lancet 364:1200-2. 2004
  22. pmc Questioning the claims from Kaiser
    Alison Talbot-Smith
    Public Health Policy Unit, School of Public Policy, University College London, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:415-21; discussion 422. 2004
    ....
  23. pmc The BetterCare judgment--a challenge to health care
    Allyson M Pollock
    BMJ 326:236-7. 2003
  24. pmc Downsizing of acute inpatient beds associated with private finance initiative: Scotland's case study
    Matthew G Dunnigan
    University Department of Human Nutrition, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G31 2ER
    BMJ 326:905. 2003
    ....
  25. pmc The new GMS contract--a Trojan horse?
    Shamini Gnani
    Br J Gen Pract 53:354-5. 2003
  26. pmc Reforming clinical research and development in England
    Nick McNally
    University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London NW1 2LT
    BMJ 327:550-3. 2003
  27. pmc United Kingdom research governance strategy
    Susan Kerrison
    University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London NW1 2LT
    BMJ 327:553-6. 2003
  28. pmc Choice and responsiveness for older people in the "patient centred" NHS
    David R Rowland
    BMJ 328:4-5. 2004
  29. pmc The market in primary care
    Allyson M Pollock
    Centre for International Public Health Policy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    BMJ 335:475-7. 2007
  30. pmc Evidence not ideology: the BMJ should take a position on the evidence about privatisation
    Allyson M Pollock
    BMJ 331:964. 2005
  31. pmc New deal from the World Trade Organisation
    Allyson M Pollock
    BMJ 327:571-2. 2003