Affiliation: University of Sheffield
- Less haste more speed: factors that prolong the interval from presentation to diagnosis in some cancersMoyez Jiwa
The University of Sheffield, Institute of Primary Care and General Practice, Community Science Centre, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
Fam Pract 21:299-303. 2004..Recently, the GP is also expected to select cases that warrant 'urgent' as opposed to 'routine' specialist investigation. Failure to refer on the appropriate timetable may have implications for timely diagnosis...
- The effect of GP telephone triage on numbers seeking same-day appointmentsMoyez Jiwa
University of Sheffield, Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, General Sciences Centre, Northern General Hospital
Br J Gen Pract 52:390-1. 2002..The telephone bill increased by 26%. For a substantial proportion of patients seeking same-day appointments telephone consultations were an acceptable alternative service...
- Quality of information on referrals to colorectal surgeons: towards consensusMoyez Jiwa
The University of Sheffield, Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Sciences Centre, Northern General Hospital, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 18:72-7. 2002..To produce a valid, reliable instrument to gauge the extent to which GPs document relevant signs, symptoms and risk factors in referral letters to colorectal surgeons...
- Referral of suspected colorectal cancer: have guidelines made a difference?Moyez Jiwa
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, UK
Br J Gen Pract 54:608-10. 2004..However, cancers in the earliest stages present with fewer clinical features than advanced disease and a combination of signs and symptoms are more likely to arouse suspicion in the referring agent...
- GP letter writing in colorectal cancer: a qualitative studyMoyez Jiwa
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Sciences Centre, North General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 18:342-6. 2002..The content of referral letters from GPs has failed to satisfy specialists responding to a series of surveys. Evidence suggests that GPs who improve their letters to specialists also refer more cases with significant pathology...
- Measuring the quality of referral letters about patients with upper gastrointestinal symptomsM Jiwa
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Armthorpe Road, Doncaster DN2 5LT, UK
Postgrad Med J 81:467-9. 2005..General practitioners state the reason for referring patients in referral letters. The paucity of information in these letters has been the source of criticism from specialist colleagues...
- Referral letters to colorectal surgeons: the impact of peer-mediated feedbackMoyez Jiwa
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Community Sciences Centre, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU, UK
Br J Gen Pract 54:123-6. 2004..Referral letters to specialists sometimes provide an inadequate amount of information. The content of referral letters to colorectal surgeons can now be scored based on the views of GPs about the ideal content of referral letters...
- Repeat attenders at National Health Service walk-in centres - a descriptive study using routine dataR Maheswaran
Public Health GIS Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
Public Health 123:506-10. 2009..The aim of this study was to examine age, gender, socio-economic status, distance from walk-in centre, day and time of attendance in relation to repeat attendance at walk-in centres...
- Increases in asthma hospital admissions associated with the end of the summer vacation for school-age children with asthma in two cities from England and ScotlandS A Julious
Medical Statistics Group, Health Services Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
Public Health 121:482-4. 2007..These data therefore provide strong evidence that peaks in admissions are associated with the end of the summer holidays...
- Do older patients feel able to cope with illness following telephone consultations? A multi-practice survey in the UKMoyez Jiwa
Institute of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Sheffield, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 21:339-44. 2005..Whilst older patients form a significant proportion of callers, this group has expressed reservation about consultations that preclude a physical examination...
- Impact of NHS walk-in centres on primary care access times: ecological studyRavi Maheswaran
Public Health GIS Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA
BMJ 334:838. 2007..To examine whether walk-in centres contribute to shorter waiting times for a general practice appointment...
- Meeting the educational needs of people at risk of diabetes-related amputation: a vignette study with patients and professionalsMaxine Johnson
School of Health and Related Research ScHARR, University of Sheffield, UK
Health Expect 8:324-33. 2005..To investigate how patients and professionals view the role of advice in diabetes foot care, in order to inform educational practice...
- Preventing avoidable hospital admission of older peopleMoyez Jiwa
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
Br J Community Nurs 7:426-31. 2002....
- Satisfying the patient in primary care: a postal survey following a recent consultationSarah Long
Academic Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 20:685-9. 2004..This study aims to explore how views on specific aspects of a general practice service contrast among patients...
- Surveying general practitioners: a new avenueMoyez Jiwa
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 20:319-24. 2004....
- Academic outreach: fostering learning and research in general practiceDavid Gelipter
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, Community Sciences Centre, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Eur J Gen Pract 12:44-6. 2006
- Does general practice Google?Moira G Sim
Systems Intervention Research Centre for Health, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Aust Fam Physician 37:471-4. 2008..We aimed to investigate how and to what extent medical practitioners use the internet to aid clinical consultations...
- Referring patients to specialists: a structured vignette survey of Australian and British GPsMoyez Jiwa
Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth Western Australia, Australia
BMC Fam Pract 9:2. 2008..In Australia and in the United Kingdom (UK) access to specialists is sanctioned by General Practitioners (GPs). It is important to understand how practitioners determine which patients warrant referral...
- Timely cancer diagnosis and management as a chronic condition: opportunities for primary careMoyez Jiwa
Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
Med J Aust 189:78-82. 2008....
- Will promoting general practitioners with special interests threaten access to primary care?Moyez Jiwa
Med J Aust 187:71-2. 2007
- Factors influencing the speed of cancer diagnosis in rural Western Australia: a General Practice perspectiveMoyez Jiwa
Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
BMC Fam Pract 8:27. 2007..The aim of this study is to further explore the factors that impact on the speed of diagnosis in rural Western Australia with direct reference to General Practitioners (GPs) working in this setting...
- Delays in accessing primary careMoyez Jiwa
BMJ 337:a1435. 2008
- Telephone consultationsMoyez Jiwa
Br J Gen Pract 52:852-3. 2002
- Implementing referral guidelines: lessons from a negative outcome cluster randomised factorial trial in general practiceMoyez Jiwa
Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
BMC Fam Pract 7:65. 2006..Few patients with lower bowel symptoms who consult their general practitioner need a specialist opinion. However data from referred patients suggest that those who are referred would benefit from detailed assessment before referral...
- Fast track referral for cancerMoyez Jiwa
BMJ 335:267-8. 2007
- Improving the outcome in colorectal casesMoyez Jiwa
Br J Gen Pract 52:329-30. 2002
- Quality of referral lettersMoyez Jiwa
Br J Gen Pract 53:406. 2003
- Breast cancer follow-up: could primary care be the right venue?Moyez Jiwa
School for Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, University of Western Australia, Claremont
Curr Med Res Opin 22:625-30. 2006..To identify the elements of a follow-up protocol for treated breast cancer patients in primary care with reference to key stakeholders in one region of the UK...
- Older people and the "patient centred" NHS: proactive support in primary care can avert admissionsMoyez Jiwa
BMJ 328:350. 2004
- Advanced accessMoyez Jiwa
Br J Gen Pract 54:705-6. 2004
- Pathways to the diagnosis of colorectal cancer: an observational study in three UK citiesJacqueline Barrett
Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, The Grange, 1 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1AU, UK
Fam Pract 23:15-9. 2006..The route that has received most investment in the UK National Health Service is the 2-week clinic, but the proportions of patients taking this and other routes to diagnosis are largely unknown...
- Educational outreach to improve vaccination uptakeM J Campbell
Br J Gen Pract 52:1021-2; author reply 1022. 2002
- Fast-track cancer diagnosesRowan Kenny
Br J Gen Pract 54:784-5. 2004
- Telephone consultations are routinely usedMoyez Jiwa
BMJ 327:345. 2003
- Early detection of prostate cancerMoyez Jiwa
Aust Fam Physician 36:680. 2007
- Research in general practiceMoyez Jiwa
Aust Fam Physician 35:279. 2006
- Research into prostate cancerMoyez Jiwa
Aust Fam Physician 35:7. 2006
- Refugee healthMoyez Jiwa
Aust Fam Physician 35:87. 2006
- GI malignanciesMoyez Jiwa
Aust Fam Physician 35:569. 2006