Affiliation: University of East Anglia
- Racial disparities in receipt of hip and knee joint replacements are not explained by need: the Health and Retirement Study 1998-2004Nicholas Steel
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Earlham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:629-34. 2008..Hip and knee joint replacement rates vary by demographic group. This article describes the epidemiology of need for joint replacement, and of subsequent receipt of a joint replacement by those in need...
- A review of clinical practice guidelines found that they were often based on evidence of uncertain relevance to primary care patientsNicholas Steel
Department of Population Health and Primary Care, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK Electronic address
J Clin Epidemiol 67:1251-7. 2014..We aimed to assess whether guideline recommendations for primary care were based on relevant research...
- Incentive payments are not related to expected health gain in the pay for performance scheme for UK primary care: cross-sectional analysisRobert Fleetcroft
Department of Population Health and Primary Care, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 12:94. 2012..Our aim was to test the hypothesis that performance indicators with larger population health benefits receive larger financial incentives...
- "Mind the gap!" Evaluation of the performance gap attributable to exception reporting and target thresholds in the new GMS contract: National database analysisRobert Fleetcroft
Primary Care Group, School of Medicine Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia Norwich, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:131. 2008....
- Leaders, leadership and future primary care clinical researchJohn Furler
Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
BMC Fam Pract 9:52. 2008..To meet the increasing demands being made of it, primary care needs its own thriving research culture and knowledge base...
- Does quality of care for hypertension in primary care vary with postcode area deprivation? An observational studySalah 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...
- Research learning from the UK Quality and Outcomes Framework: a review of existing researchNicholas Steel
Clinical Senior Lecturer in Primary Care, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Qual Prim Care 18:117-25. 2010..A new contract between UK primary care practices and government was implemented in April 2004, with substantial financial rewards to general practices for achievement of standards set out in the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF)...
- Self reported receipt of care consistent with 32 quality indicators: national population survey of adults aged 50 or more in EnglandNicholas Steel
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
BMJ 337:a957. 2008..To assess the receipt of effective healthcare interventions in England by adults aged 50 or more with serious health conditions...
- Quality of clinical primary care and targeted incentive payments: an observational studyNicholas Steel
Primary Care Group, School of Medicine, University of East Anglia, Norwich
Br J Gen Pract 57:449-54. 2007..Payments for recorded evidence of quality of clinical care in UK general practices were introduced in 2004...
- Need for and receipt of hip and knee replacement--a national population surveyN Steel
Primary Care Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:1437-41. 2006..Our objective was to compare the prevalence of existing joint replacements with that of need in population groups in England...
- Developing quality indicators for older adults: transfer from the USA to the UK is feasibleN Steel
Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 13:260-4. 2004....