Affiliation: University of Leeds
- A review of the evidence for the effectiveness of primary prevention interventions for hepatitis C among injecting drug usersNat M J Wright
Her Majesty s Prison Leeds, Leeds, UK
Harm Reduct J 3:27. 2006..This review considers the evidence for the effectiveness of primary prevention interventions to reduce incidence or prevalence of hepatitis C...
- The Leeds Evaluation of Efficacy of Detoxification Study (LEEDS) Prisons Project Study: protocol for a randomised controlled trial comparing methadone and buprenorphine for opiate detoxificationLaura Sheard
Leeds Primary Care Trust based at Leeds Institute for Health Sciences, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ, UK
Trials 10:53. 2009..This study seeks to address this paucity by evaluating the most routinely used interventions amongst drug users within UK prisons...
- The Leeds Evaluation of Efficacy of Detoxification Study (LEEDS) prisons project: a randomised controlled trial comparing dihydrocodeine and buprenorphine for opiate detoxificationLaura Sheard
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, Charles Thackrah Building, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ, UK
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 4:1. 2009..There are few trials and very few in the prison setting. This study compares dihydrocodeine with buprenorphine...
- The Leeds Evaluation of Efficacy of Detoxification Study (LEEDS) project: an open-label pragmatic randomised control trial comparing the efficacy of differing therapeutic agents for primary care detoxification from either street heroin or methadone [ISRCTNicola S Oldham
NFA Health Centre for Homeless People, Leeds, UK
BMC Fam Pract 5:9. 2004..This study seeks to address this by randomising drug users presenting in primary care to receive either dihydrocodeine or buprenorphine...
- Cocaine and thrombosis: a narrative systematic review of clinical and in-vivo studiesNat Mj Wright
Healthcare Department, HMP Leeds, 2 Gloucester Terrace, Armley, Leeds, LS12 2TJ, West Yorkshire, UK
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 2:27. 2007..To systematically review the literature pertaining to the link between cocaine and either arterial or venous thrombosis...
- Buprenorphine versus dihydrocodeine for opiate detoxification in primary care: a randomised controlled trialNat M J Wright
Centre for Research in Primary Care, 71 75 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9PL, UK
BMC Fam Pract 8:3. 2007..There are a number of detoxification agents but no recommended drug of choice. The purpose of this study is to compare buprenorphine with dihydrocodeine for detoxification from illicit opiates in primary care...
- Homeless drug users' awareness and risk perception of peer "take home naloxone" use--a qualitative studyNat Wright
Healthcare Department, HMP Leeds, Leeds, UK
Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:28. 2006..This study explores the acceptability and potential risk of peer use of naloxone amongst homeless drug users. From the findings the most feasible model for future treatment provision is suggested...
- Homelessness and drug use - a narrative systematic review of interventions to promote sexual healthNat M J Wright
Leeds Community Drug Treatment Services, Centre for Research in Primary Care, Leeds, UK
AIDS Care 18:467-78. 2006..The evidence for maintenance of risk reduction over one year remains unclear. Interventions do not appear to promote risky sexual activity in previously sexually inactive participants...
- How can health services effectively meet the health needs of homeless people?Nat M J Wright
Leeds Community Drug Treatment Services, Leeds, UK
Br J Gen Pract 56:286-93. 2006..Despite this, they often have problems in obtaining suitable health care...
- Exploring the relationship between homelessness and risk factors for heroin-related death--a qualitative studyNat Wright
Leeds Community Drug Treatment Services, Centre for Research in Primary Care, UK
Drug Alcohol Rev 24:245-51. 2005..Drug users sleeping rough in cold climates need to be made aware of the dangers of medicating with heroin to address problems of insomnia due to cold weather...
- Exploring risk perception and behaviour of homeless injecting drug users diagnosed with hepatitis CNat M J Wright
Centre for Research in Primary Care, Hallas Wing, 71 75 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9PL, UK
Health Soc Care Community 13:75-83. 2005..Information regarding safer and hygienic use, including accurate information regarding the most effective methods to clean used equipment, must be re-enforced by people working with homeless injecting drug users...
- Impact of the CSM advice on thioridazine on general practitioner prescribing behaviour in Leeds: time series analysisNat M J Wright
Centre for Research in Primary Care, Leeds
Br J Gen Pract 54:370-3. 2004..001) but others increased slightly in response. Costs mimicked these changes. Fresh criteria are proposed for appraising the quality of evidence needed to inform future urgent facsimile transmissions...
- Homelessness and health: what can be done in general practice?Nat M J Wright
Centre for Research in Primary Care, Nuffield Institute, 71 75 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9PL, UK
J R Soc Med 97:170-3. 2004
- Supervised injecting centresNat M J Wright
Centre for Research in Primary Care, Leeds, LS2 9PL
BMJ 328:100-2. 2004
- Associations between migrancy, health and homelessness: a cross-sectional studyCharlotte N E Tompkins
NFA Health Centre for Homeless People, Leeds, UK
Health Soc Care Community 11:446-52. 2003..Understanding the migrancy of homeless people is important when planning and targeting appropriate health and social services to address their varying health, social and psychological needs...
- Is peer injecting a form of intimate partner abuse? A qualitative study of the experiences of women drug usersNat M J Wright
HMP Leeds, Centre for Research in Primary Care, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Health Soc Care Community 15:417-25. 2007..Until then, generic principles of best practice management of intimate partner abuse could apply, including enhancing women's motivation to effect change in an abusive situation...
- Abusive behaviour experienced by primary care receptionists: a cross-sectional surveyCatherine A J Dixon
Stockwell Road Surgery, Knaresborough, NFA Health Centre for Homeless People and Centre for Research in Primary Care, Leeds, UK
Fam Pract 21:137-9. 2004..Receptionists act as gatekeepers to GPs, and thus are often placed in situations of conflict. However, there is a lack of research in this area...