D P Weller

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Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc General practice vs surgical-based follow-up for patients with colon cancer: randomised controlled trial
    D A Wattchow
    Department of Surgery, Flinders University, Adelaide, 5042 South Australia, and Department of Surgery, Fremantle Hospital, Western Australia
    Br J Cancer 94:1116-21. 2006
  2. pmc The Aarhus statement: improving design and reporting of studies on early cancer diagnosis
    D Weller
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Cancer 106:1262-7. 2012
  3. pmc The interpretation of low mood and worry by high users of secondary care with medically unexplained symptoms
    Christopher Burton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:107. 2011
  4. pmc The UK colorectal cancer screening pilot: results of the second round of screening in England
    D Weller
    Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Br J Cancer 97:1601-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint How general practice is funded in the United Kingdom
    David P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburg, Scotland EH8 9DX, UK
    Med J Aust 181:109-10. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Jeopardising a Hippocratic tradition
    David P Weller
    Department of General Practice, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Med J Aust 181:660-1. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Uptake in cancer screening programmes
    David P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet Oncol 10:693-9. 2009
  8. pmc Uptake in cancer screening programmes: a priority in cancer control
    D P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond St, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:S55-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioural and social science research in cancer: time for action
    David Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond St, Edinburgh EH10 5PF, UK
    Eur J Cancer 40:314-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality, morale and the new contract with GPs
    David P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Med J Aust 180:57-8. 2004

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Publications30

  1. pmc General practice vs surgical-based follow-up for patients with colon cancer: randomised controlled trial
    D A Wattchow
    Department of Surgery, Flinders University, Adelaide, 5042 South Australia, and Department of Surgery, Fremantle Hospital, Western Australia
    Br J Cancer 94:1116-21. 2006
    ..Results suggest similar recurrence, time to detection and death rates in each group. Colon cancer patients with follow-up led by surgeons or general practitioners experience similar outcomes, although patterns of investigation vary...
  2. pmc The Aarhus statement: improving design and reporting of studies on early cancer diagnosis
    D Weller
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Cancer 106:1262-7. 2012
    ..Further work will examine whether the checklist can be readily adopted by researchers, and feedback on the guidance will be used in future updates...
  3. pmc The interpretation of low mood and worry by high users of secondary care with medically unexplained symptoms
    Christopher Burton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:107. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate the ways patients with MUS and their General Practitioners (GPs) interpret low mood and worry, whether they regard them as depressive or anxiety disorders and how they relate them causally to symptoms...
  4. pmc The UK colorectal cancer screening pilot: results of the second round of screening in England
    D Weller
    Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Br J Cancer 97:1601-5. 2007
    ..The cancer detection rate (0.94 per 1000) was lower than in the first round. Effort will be required to minimise inequalities in uptake, and to ensure adequate capacity of endoscopy services...
  5. ncbi request reprint How general practice is funded in the United Kingdom
    David P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburg, Scotland EH8 9DX, UK
    Med J Aust 181:109-10. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Jeopardising a Hippocratic tradition
    David P Weller
    Department of General Practice, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Med J Aust 181:660-1. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Uptake in cancer screening programmes
    David P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet Oncol 10:693-9. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to assess newer approaches to promoting uptake, such as IT-based programmes, and to identify strategies that are balanced, self-sustaining, and affordable...
  8. pmc Uptake in cancer screening programmes: a priority in cancer control
    D P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond St, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:S55-9. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioural and social science research in cancer: time for action
    David Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond St, Edinburgh EH10 5PF, UK
    Eur J Cancer 40:314-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Quality, morale and the new contract with GPs
    David P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Med J Aust 180:57-8. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Promoting better use of the PSA test in general practice: randomized controlled trial of educational strategies based on outreach visits and mailout
    D Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, Scotland, UK
    Fam Pract 20:655-61. 2003
    ..Demand for PSA testing is likely to rise in the UK, Australia and other western countries. Primary care needs to develop appropriate strategies to respond to this demand...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does academic general practice have a future?
    David P Weller
    Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
    Med J Aust 183:92-3. 2005
  13. pmc How should we measure informed choice? The case of cancer screening
    R G Jepson
    Division of Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Med Ethics 31:192-6. 2005
    ..Factors important when measuring informed choice in cancer screening include an individual's understanding of the limitations of screening, the ability to make an autonomous choice, and the difference between choice and behaviour...
  14. pmc Follow-up care for men with prostate cancer and the role of primary care: a systematic review of international guidelines
    H M McIntosh
    Community Health Sciences General Practice, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH9 9DX, UK
    Br J Cancer 100:1852-60. 2009
    ..The review highlights the importance of transparent guideline development procedures and the need for robust primary research to inform future evidence-based models of follow-up care for men with prostate cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Providing evidence-based answers to clinical questions. A pilot information service for general practitioners
    J A Hayward
    Department of Evidence Based Care and General Practice, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 171:547-50. 1999
    ..To pilot a clinical information service for general practitioners...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rural health turned upside-down
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Med J Aust 182:152-3. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Modernisation or reform? The NHS approach
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Med J Aust 180:441-2. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Research assessment: there must be an easier way
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College at Charing Cross, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 180:553-4. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Cancer care: what role for the general practitioner?
    David P Weller
    Med J Aust 189:59-60. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint UK health inequalities: the class system is alive and well
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Med J Aust 181:128. 2004
  21. pmc Predicting colorectal cancer risk in patients with rectal bleeding
    Roma Robertson
    Community Health Sciences, General Practice Section, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    Br J Gen Pract 56:763-7. 2006
    ..Rectal bleeding is an important symptom of colorectal cancer but has low predictive value in primary care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Supporting research in primary care: are practice-based research networks the missing link?
    Nicholas A Zwar
    General Practice Unit, Fairfield Hospital, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, NSW, Australia n zwarATunsw edu au
    Med J Aust 185:110-3. 2006
    ..These new practice-based networks require commitment and funding from policymakers, a base in academic departments, plus active involvement from Divisions of General Practice and the practitioners themselves...
  23. ncbi request reprint Workforce substitution and primary care
    David P Weller
    Med J Aust 185:8-9. 2006
    ..We must preserve the elements of our health care system that work well...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lying awake worrying about asteroids
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 181:417-8. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint The energy of slaves
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Med J Aust 181:534-5. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Suspected child abuse: false positives or false negatives?
    Richard F Heller
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
    Med J Aust 181:240-1. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint The woefully wired world of health service computing
    Konrad Jamrozik
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 182:556. 2005
    ..Health services need state-of-the-art health information systems...
  28. ncbi request reprint The UK smoking time-warp: roll on 1989! Targets for the prevalence of smoking in 2010 are embarrassingly modest
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, Reynolds Building, St Dunstan s Road, London, W6 8RP, UK
    Med J Aust 180:266-7. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint What drives the NHS?
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, Imperial College of Charing Cross, London, UK
    Med J Aust 179:575-6. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Biobank: who'd bank on it?
    Konrad Jamrozik
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Med J Aust 182:56-7. 2005

Research Grants1