D J Hunter

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Affiliation: University of Durham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Partnership working in public health: the implications for governance of a systems approach
    David Hunter
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Durham, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:45-52. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The state of the public health system in England
    David J Hunter
    Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Public Health 122:1042-6. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Health needs more than health care: the need for a new paradigm
    David J Hunter
    Durham University, Durham, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:217-9. 2008
  4. pmc Getting a grip on clinical variations in hospital services
    David J Hunter
    School for Health, Wolfson Research Institute, University of Durham, Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH
    BMJ 328:610. 2004
  5. doi request reprint The case against choice and competition
    David J Hunter
    School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 4:489-501. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between evidence and policy: a case of evidence-based policy or policy-based evidence?
    D J Hunter
    School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Public Health 123:583-6. 2009
  7. pmc Evidence-based policy and practice: riding for a fall?
    David J Hunter
    School for Health, Wolfson Research Institute, University of Durham Queen s Campus, University Boulevard, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:194-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Change of government: one more big bang health care reform in England's National Health Service
    David J Hunter
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thronaby, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    Int J Health Serv 41:159-74. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A review of health management research
    D J Hunter
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, School for Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Thornaby, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:33-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A labour of Sisyphus? Public policy and health inequalities research from the Black and Acheson Reports to the Marmot Review
    C Bambra
    Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queens Campus, Stockton on Tees, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:399-406. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Partnership working in public health: the implications for governance of a systems approach
    David Hunter
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Durham, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:45-52. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint The state of the public health system in England
    David J Hunter
    Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Public Health 122:1042-6. 2008
    ..Tackling problems such as the obesogenic environment demands a whole-systems approach that cuts across government, as well as requiring action by industry, communities, families and society as a whole...
  3. doi request reprint Health needs more than health care: the need for a new paradigm
    David J Hunter
    Durham University, Durham, UK
    Eur J Public Health 18:217-9. 2008
  4. pmc Getting a grip on clinical variations in hospital services
    David J Hunter
    School for Health, Wolfson Research Institute, University of Durham, Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH
    BMJ 328:610. 2004
  5. doi request reprint The case against choice and competition
    David J Hunter
    School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 4:489-501. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between evidence and policy: a case of evidence-based policy or policy-based evidence?
    D J Hunter
    School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Public Health 123:583-6. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Evidence-based policy and practice: riding for a fall?
    David J Hunter
    School for Health, Wolfson Research Institute, University of Durham Queen s Campus, University Boulevard, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J R Soc Med 96:194-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Change of government: one more big bang health care reform in England's National Health Service
    David J Hunter
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, School of Medicine and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thronaby, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    Int J Health Serv 41:159-74. 2011
    ..It warns that the NHS in its current form may not survive the changes, as they open the way to privatization and a weakening of its public service ethos...
  9. ncbi request reprint A review of health management research
    D J Hunter
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, School for Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Thornaby, UK
    Eur J Public Health 17:33-7. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint A labour of Sisyphus? Public policy and health inequalities research from the Black and Acheson Reports to the Marmot Review
    C Bambra
    Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queens Campus, Stockton on Tees, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:399-406. 2011
    ..To explore similarities and differences in policy content and the political context of the three main English government reports on health inequalities: the Black Report (1980), the Acheson Enquiry (1998), and the Marmot Review (2010)...
  11. doi request reprint Partners in health? A systematic review of the impact of organizational partnerships on public health outcomes in England between 1997 and 2008
    K E Smith
    School for Medicine and Health, Durham University, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 31:210-21. 2009
    ..To systematically review the available evidence on the impact of organizational partnerships on public health outcomes (health improvement and/or a reduction in health inequalities) in England between 1997 and 2008...
  12. doi request reprint Public health governance: views of key stakeholders
    L Marks
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Public Health 124:55-9. 2010
    ..To identify views of key stakeholders on public health governance...
  13. doi request reprint Health inequalities in England, Scotland and Wales: stakeholders' accounts and policy compared
    B E Harrington
    School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University, Rm 269, Elvet Riverside 2, New Elvet, Durham DH1 3JT, UK
    Public Health 123:e24-8. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint The evolution of a UK regional tobacco control office in its early years: social contexts and policy dynamics
    Andrew Russell
    Medical Anthropology Research Group, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, Dawson Building, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Health Promot Int 24:262-8. 2009
    ..This indicates a general perception that SFNE plays an effective role in public health delivery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Moving upstream or muddying the waters? Incentives for managing for health
    Linda Marks
    Wolfson Research Institute, School for Health, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Public Health 119:974-80. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to identify factors influencing the capacity of NHS managers to 'manage for health'...
  16. ncbi request reprint Rationing healthcare: the appeal of muddling through elegantly
    D J Hunter
    Health Policy and Management, University of Durham, Durham, England
    Healthc Pap 2:31-7; discussion 69-75. 2001
    ..Others believe it to be the responsibility of clinicians to decide how finite resources should best be used in individual cases...
  17. doi request reprint Incentivizing preventive services in primary care: perspectives on Local Enhanced Services
    L Marks
    School of Medicine and Health, Durham University Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:556-64. 2011
    ..This study identifies how this contractual flexibility is used for preventive services and explores its perceived effectiveness...
  18. pmc Making clinical governance work
    Pieter J Degeling
    Centre for Clinical Management Development, University of Durham, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH
    BMJ 329:679-81. 2004
  19. pmc Putting the public back into public health
    Philip Crowley
    Institute of Public Health in Ireland, 5th Floor, Bishop s Square, Redmond s Hill, Dublin 2, Ireland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:265-7. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint The delivery and organization of public health in England: setting the research agenda
    Stephen Peckham
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Public Health 122:99-104. 2008
    ..The paper outlines the role of the SDO Programme in relation to other current developments and discusses how these respond to the need to develop research on public health and what the research priorities are...
  21. pmc Diseases of comfort: primary cause of death in the 22nd century
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control CCDPC, Public Health Agency of Canada PHAC, Government of Canada, AL no 6701A, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1B4, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1030-4. 2005
    ..If uncurbed, a new generation of "diseases of comfort" (such as those chronic diseases caused by obesity and physical inactivity) will become a major public health problem in this and the next century...
  22. pmc Choosing or losing health?
    David J Hunter
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1010-2. 2005
  23. pmc Primary care trusts
    Kieran Walshe
    BMJ 329:871-2. 2004
  24. pmc The Wanless report and public health
    David J Hunter
    BMJ 327:573-4. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence of laparoscopically confirmed endometriosis by demographic, anthropometric, and lifestyle factors
    Stacey A Missmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115 5804, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:784-96. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Dairy foods, calcium, and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 10 cohort studies
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1015-22. 2004
    ..Studies in animals have suggested that calcium may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. However, results from epidemiologic studies of intake of calcium or dairy foods and colorectal cancer risk have been inconclusive...
  27. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and colorectal cancer: a pooled analysis of 8 cohort studies
    Eunyoung Cho
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, and Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:603-13. 2004
    ..However, findings related to specific alcoholic beverages or different anatomic sites in the large bowel have been inconsistent...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of lung cancer in a pooled analysis of seven cohort studies
    Satu Mannisto
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:40-8. 2004
    ..Although smoking is the strongest risk factor for lung cancer, greater intake of foods high in beta-cryptoxanthin, such as citrus fruit, may modestly lower the risk...
  29. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, body mass index, and ovulatory disorder infertility
    Janet W Rich-Edwards
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 13:184-90. 2002
    ..These data suggest that, among American women, more ovulatory infertility is attributable to overweight and a sedentary lifestyle than to underweight and overexertion...
  30. ncbi request reprint Night-shift work and risk of colorectal cancer in the nurses' health study
    Eva S Schernhammer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:825-8. 2003
    ..84 to 1.19) and 1.35 (95% CI = 1.03 to 1.77), respectively (P(trend) =.04). These data suggest that working a rotating night shift at least three nights per month for 15 or more years may increase the risk of colorectal cancer in women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Plasma folate, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, homocysteine, and risk of breast cancer
    Shumin M Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Preventive Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:373-80. 2003
    ..However, data relating plasma folate levels to breast cancer risk are sparse. We investigated the association between plasma folate and other vitamins with breast cancer in a prospective, nested case-control study...
  32. ncbi request reprint Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance
    Marjorie L McCullough
    American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1261-71. 2002
    ..Research suggests that greater reductions in risk are possible with more specific guidance...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and ovarian cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 12 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2160-7. 2005
    ..Associations for total fruits and vegetables were similar for different histologic types. These results suggest that fruit and vegetable consumption in adulthood has no important association with the risk of ovarian cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of cancer
    Yen Ching Chen
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 55:45-54; quiz 57. 2005
    ..Examples will be given of how use of molecular techniques is informative in epidemiological studies of cancer and is predicted to lead to improvements in cancer incidence, early detection, and mortality...
  35. ncbi request reprint Interactions between the -514C->T polymorphism of the hepatic lipase gene and lifestyle factors in relation to HDL concentrations among US diabetic men
    Cuilin Zhang
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1429-35. 2005
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  36. ncbi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of colorectal cancer in a pooled analysis of 11 cohort studies
    Satu Mannisto
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 165:246-55. 2007
    ..00). The associations observed were generally similar across studies, for both sexes, and for colon cancer and rectal cancer. These pooled data did not suggest that carotenoids play an important role in the etiology of colorectal cancer...
  37. pmc Genome-wide association study identifies novel breast cancer susceptibility loci
    Douglas F Easton
    CR UK Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Nature 447:1087-93. 2007
    ..05 level compared with an estimated 1,343 that would be expected by chance, indicating that many additional common susceptibility alleles may be identifiable by this approach...
  38. ncbi request reprint APC Asp1822Val and Gly2502Ser polymorphisms and risk of colorectal cancer and adenoma
    Gregory J Tranah
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:863-70. 2005
    ..No gene-environment interactions were observed with these risk factors or with other dietary risk factors previously hypothesized to interact with the APC Asp1822Val polymorphism...
  39. ncbi request reprint Sexual orientation, health risk factors, and physical functioning in the Nurses' Health Study II
    Patricia Case
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:1033-47. 2004
    ..To examine associations between sexual orientation and breast cancer risk factors, cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, mental health status, and health-related functioning...
  40. ncbi request reprint In the clinic. Osteoarthritis
    David J Hunter
    Ann Intern Med 147:ITC8-1-ITC8-16. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables, and colon cancer risk in a pooled analysis of 14 cohort studies
    Anita Koushik
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1471-83. 2007
    ..Statistical power to examine associations by colon site has been limited in previous studies...
  42. pmc Would regional government have been good for your health?
    David J Hunter
    BMJ 330:159-60. 2005
  43. pmc Health and wealth in Europe
    David J Hunter
    BMJ 336:1390. 2008
  44. doi request reprint The management of osteoarthritis: an overview and call to appropriate conservative treatment
    David J Hunter
    Division of Research, New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 34:689-712. 2008
    ..It provides the clinician with an overview of the available treatments in line with the guidelines of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International and the European League Against Rheumatism...