Affiliation: Central Public Health Laboratory
- Breast feedingA Nicoll
PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
Arch Dis Child 87:91-2. 2002
- Health protection--a strategy and a national agencyA Nicoll
PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, UK
Public Health 116:129-37. 2002..Health protection should now be recognised as a sub-speciality of public health...
- Are trends in HIV, gonorrhoea, and syphilis worsening in western Europe?Angus Nicoll
Public Health Laboratory Service Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London NW9 5EQ
BMJ 324:1324-7. 2002
- Assessing the impact of national anti-HIV sexual health campaigns: trends in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in EnglandA Nicoll
HIV and STI Division, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London NW9 5EQ, UK
Sex Transm Infect 77:242-7. 2001..To assess the impact of the sexual component of AIDS and HIV campaigns on transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
- Sexually transmitted diseases among teenagers in England and WalesN Connor
PHLS AIDS and STD Centre, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London
Commun Dis Rep CDR Rev 7:R173-8. 1997..Detailed surveillance of risk factors for STDs, and further studies of teenage sexual behaviour will help to effectively target resources to improve the sexual health of teenagers in England and Wales...
- Lessons learned from SARS: the experience of the Health Protection Agency, EnglandN L Goddard
Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
Public Health 120:27-32. 2006..Lessons learned are being incorporated into the HPA's preparedness to prevent and control future newly emerging infectious disease threats...
- The global impact of HIV infection and diseaseA Nicoll
HIV and STD Division, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London
Commun Dis Public Health 2:85-95. 1999..Others, intervening later, have been able to reduce transmission. Surveillance methods need to adapt to changing patterns of infection and disease...
- Health protection and a new strategy for combating infection in childrenE G Davies
Host Defence Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 88:1-3. 2003
- Strategic options for antenatal screening for syphilis in the United Kingdom: a cost effectiveness analysisN Connor
PHLS Communicable Disease, Surveillance Centre, London, UK
J Med Screen 7:7-13. 2000..This paper aims at identifying possible screening strategy options for the programme and comparing their effectiveness and cost effectiveness...
- Epidemiology and detection of HIV-1 among pregnant women in the United Kingdom: results from national surveillance 1988-96A Nicoll
AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Centre, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London
BMJ 316:253-8. 1998..Levels of diagnosis in pregnant women have not improved. Surveillance data can monitor effectively the impact of initiatives to reduce preventable HIV-1 infections in children...
- Evidence base of incubation periods, periods of infectiousness and exclusion policies for the control of communicable diseases in schools and preschoolsM Richardson
Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George s Hospital, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:380-91. 2001..We collected the available evidence for a wide range of infections and infestations and produced evidence-based guidelines for their control in schools and preschools...
- SARS: UK public health response--past, present and futureJ Y Chow
Health Protection Agency, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ
Commun Dis Public Health 6:209-15. 2003..Although the World Health Organisation has now declared SARS 'contained', the possibility of re-emergence is ever present. All countries will need to be vigilant and plan their response to the possibility of a renewed SARS epidemic...
- Children, avian influenza H5N1 and preparing for the next pandemicA Nicoll
CBE Health Protection Agency and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 93:433-8. 2008..The challenge will be to deliver core services in the face of major staff illnesses. Detailed local business continuity planning will be essential...
- Integrated management of childhood illness in resource-poor countries: an initiative from the World Health OrganizationA Nicoll
Public Health Laboratory Service Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, UK
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 94:9-11. 2000..However the initiative deserves support by paediatricians and public health specialists in industrialized countries...
- National assessment of PID diagnosis, treatment and management in general practice: England and WalesI Simms
HIV and STD Division, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, UK
Int J STD AIDS 11:440-4. 2000..This represents a fundamental obstacle to effective intervention and surveillance. Effective intervention will only be possible if diagnostic practice and management are improved substantially...
- The public health response to a case of Lassa fever in London in 2000N S Crowcroft
Immunisation Division, Public Health Laboratory Service PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre CDSC, Health Protection Agency, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
J Infect 48:221-8. 2004..Evaluation of the Department of Health 1996 guidance, the Memorandum on the Management and Control of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers...
- Consent, confidentiality, and the threat to public health surveillanceChris Verity
Child Development Centre, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ
BMJ 324:1210-3. 2002
- Letter to the editor: Influenza antiviral susceptibility monitoring activities in relation to national antiviral stockpiles in Europe during the winter 2006/2007 seasonBruno Christian Ciancio
Euro Surveill 12:E070628.4; author reply E070628.5. 2007
- Europe makes progress in preparing for influenza pandemic, but further work neededOlaf Horstick
World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe, Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, Copenhagen, Denmark
Euro Surveill 10:E051117.1. 2005..Progress has been made in influenza pandemic preparedness in Europe in the past six month...
- World Health Assembly approves new International Health RegulationsJane Jones
Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, United Kingdom
Euro Surveill 10:E050526.3. 2005
- Preventing and controlling disease outbreaks in a complex emergency situation: discussion of the tsunami aftermathAngus Nicoll
Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infection, London, United Kingdom
Euro Surveill 10:E050331.2. 2005
- Avian and pandemic influenza--five questions for 2006Angus Nicoll
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Euro Surveill 10:210-1. 2005
- Proposed new International Health RegulationsAngus Nicoll
BMJ 330:321-2. 2005
- Group B streptococcal disease in UK and Irish infants younger than 90 daysPaul T Heath
Vaccine Institute, St George s Hospital, London, UK
Lancet 363:292-4. 2004..53 infants died (overall 9.7%). We have established the minimum current burden of group B streptococcal disease in UK and Irish infants. This information will assist in the formulation of guidelines for prevention of this disease...
- Health services in the detection of and defence against bioterrorismAngus Nicoll
Public Health Laboratory Service, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London NW9 5DF
Hosp Med 63:519. 2002