Karen Bloor

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Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Do we need more doctors?
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:281-7. 2006
  2. pmc Should patients be able to pay top-up fees to receive the treatment they want? No
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 336:1105. 2008
  3. pmc Impact of NICE guidance on laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernias: analysis of interrupted time series
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 326:578. 2003
  4. pmc Gender and variation in activity rates of hospital consultants
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:27-33. 2008
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome: findings from an economic evaluation conducted alongside a pragmatic randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Eugena Stamuli
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:149. 2012
  6. pmc Psychological distress during pregnancy in a multi-ethnic community: findings from the born in Bradford cohort study
    Stephanie L Prady
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e60693. 2013
  7. pmc Trends in consultant clinical activity and the effect of the 2003 contract change: retrospective analysis of secondary data
    Karen Bloor
    Senior Research Fellow, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J R Soc Med 105:472-9. 2012
  8. pmc Acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome: primary care based pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Hugh MacPherson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:150. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Variation in activity rates of consultant surgeons and the influence of reward structures in the English NHS
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, Alcuin College, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:76-84. 2004
  10. pmc The NHS at 60: the next 60 years
    Alan Maynard
    University of York, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:345-9. 2008

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Publications29

  1. pmc Do we need more doctors?
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J R Soc Med 99:281-7. 2006
  2. pmc Should patients be able to pay top-up fees to receive the treatment they want? No
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 336:1105. 2008
  3. pmc Impact of NICE guidance on laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernias: analysis of interrupted time series
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 326:578. 2003
  4. pmc Gender and variation in activity rates of hospital consultants
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:27-33. 2008
    ..To explore whether or not gender predicts consultant activity rates...
  5. pmc Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome: findings from an economic evaluation conducted alongside a pragmatic randomised controlled trial in primary care
    Eugena Stamuli
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:149. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the cost-effectiveness of acupuncture as an adjunct to usual care versus usual care alone for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)...
  6. pmc Psychological distress during pregnancy in a multi-ethnic community: findings from the born in Bradford cohort study
    Stephanie L Prady
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e60693. 2013
    ..We described the association between maternal mental distress and socio-demographic factors in a multi-ethnic cohort located in an economically deprived city in the UK...
  7. pmc Trends in consultant clinical activity and the effect of the 2003 contract change: retrospective analysis of secondary data
    Karen Bloor
    Senior Research Fellow, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J R Soc Med 105:472-9. 2012
    ..To explore trends in the clinical activity of hospital specialists in English National Health Service (NHS) hospitals, and test the effect of contract reform...
  8. pmc Acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome: primary care based pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Hugh MacPherson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:150. 2012
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome in primary care when provided as an adjunct to usual care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variation in activity rates of consultant surgeons and the influence of reward structures in the English NHS
    Karen Bloor
    Department of Health Sciences, Alcuin College, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 9:76-84. 2004
    ....
  10. pmc The NHS at 60: the next 60 years
    Alan Maynard
    University of York, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:345-9. 2008
  11. pmc Challenges for the National Institute for Clinical Excellence
    Alan Maynard
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 329:227-9. 2004
  12. doi request reprint Effect of physicians' gender on communication and consultation length: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Laura Jefferson
    Research Fellow, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 18:242-8. 2013
    ..Our aim was to review systematically research on gender differences in the length, style and content of communication with patients...
  13. doi request reprint Women in medicine: historical perspectives and recent trends
    Laura Jefferson
    Department of Health Sciences, The University of York, York, UK
    Br Med Bull 114:5-15. 2015
    ..Women now outnumber men in British medical schools. This paper charts the history of women in medicine and provides current demographic trends...
  14. pmc The effect of physician gender on length of patient consultations: observational findings from the UK hospital setting and synthesis with existing studies
    Laura Jefferson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    J R Soc Med 108:136-41. 2015
    ..To investigate the effect of physician gender on consultation length in UK hospital outpatient clinics and compare this, through meta-analysis, with previous studies outside the UK...
  15. pmc Exploring gender differences in the working lives of UK hospital consultants
    Laura Jefferson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York Trials Unit, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J R Soc Med 108:184-91. 2015
    ..This study sought to explore the working lives of hospital doctors and how their work is negotiated according to gender and context...
  16. doi request reprint Use of the h-index to measure the quality of the output of health services researchers
    Yvonne Birks
    Professor of Health and Social Care, Social Policy Research Unit, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 19:102-9. 2014
    ..To assess the use of the h-index to measure the quality of the output of health services researchers...
  17. pmc Acupuncture for irritable bowel syndrome: a protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Hugh MacPherson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:63. 2010
    ..Building on the positive findings from a pilot study, in this paper we present the protocol for a fully-powered trial designed to establish whether or not acupuncture is effective and cost-effective...
  18. pmc Trust and performance management in the medical marketplace
    Alan Maynard
    Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Area 2, Alcuin College, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:532-9. 2003
  19. doi request reprint Hospital Surgical Volumes and Mortality after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Using International Comparisons to Determine a Safe Threshold
    Nils Gutacker
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    Health Serv Res . 2016
    ..To estimate a safe minimum hospital volume for hospitals performing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
  20. pmc The psychometric properties of the subscales of the GHQ-28 in a multi-ethnic maternal sample: results from the Born in Bradford cohort
    Stephanie L Prady
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 13:55. 2013
    ..Poor maternal mental health can impact on children's development and wellbeing; however, there is concern about the comparability of screening instruments administered to women of diverse ethnic origin...
  21. doi request reprint Challenges and opportunities associated with the introduction of assistant practitioners supporting the work of registered nurses in NHS acute hospital trusts in England
    Karen Spilsbury
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 16:50-6. 2011
    ....
  22. pmc Cost effectiveness of nurse delivered endoscopy: findings from randomised multi-institution nurse endoscopy trial (MINuET)
    Gerry Richardson
    Centre for Health Economics and Hull York Medical School HYMS, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 338:b270. 2009
    ..To compare the cost effectiveness of nurses and doctors in performing upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Consultants: managing them means measuring them
    Karen Bloor
    Health Serv J 112:10-1. 2002
  24. pmc Trust, performance management and the new GP contract
    Alan Maynard
    Br J Gen Pract 53:754-5. 2003
  25. pmc Reforming the consultant contract again?
    Alan Maynard
    BMJ 329:929-30. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Consultant clinical activity is key to improving productivity
    Alan Maynard
    York Health Policy Group, Department of Health Sciences, York University
    Health Serv J 116:18-9. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Dilemmas in regulation of the market for pharmaceuticals
    Alan Maynard
    University of York, England
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:31-41. 2003
    ..Whatever the policy chosen, evaluation is as essential as it is rare...
  28. ncbi request reprint The productivity of health care
    Karen Bloor
    Health Econ 15:1257-9. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint A fair innings for NICE?
    Nick Freemantle
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:389-91. 2002