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  1. ncbi Incidence of 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 infection in England: a cross-sectional serological study
    Elizabeth Miller
    Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Lancet 375:1100-8. 2010
  2. pmc Mortality from pandemic A/H1N1 2009 influenza in England: public health surveillance study
    Liam J Donaldson
    Department of Health, Richmond House, London SW1A 2NS
    BMJ 339:b5213. 2009
  3. pmc Predicting risk of osteoporotic fracture in men and women in England and Wales: prospective derivation and validation of QFractureScores
    Julia Hippisley-Cox
    Division of Primary Care, Tower Building, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD
    BMJ 339:b4229. 2009
  4. ncbi Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in England
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 361:368-78. 2009
  5. ncbi Epidemiology of fractures in England and Wales
    T P Van Staa
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Bone 29:517-22. 2001
  6. ncbi Vaccination against pandemic influenza A/H1N1v in England: a real-time economic evaluation
    Marc Baguelin
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 28:2370-84. 2010
  7. ncbi Rationality, rhetoric, and religiosity in health care: the case of England's Expert Patients Programme
    Anne Rogers
    Primary Care Research Group, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Int J Health Serv 39:725-47. 2009
  8. pmc Unintended effects of statins in men and women in England and Wales: population based cohort study using the QResearch database
    Julia Hippisley-Cox
    Division of Primary Care, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD
    BMJ 340:c2197. 2010
  9. pmc Validation of serological correlate of protection for meningococcal C conjugate vaccine by using efficacy estimates from postlicensure surveillance in England
    Nick Andrews
    Immunisation Division, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London NW9 5EQ, United Kingdom
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:780-6. 2003
  10. ncbi Survey of the incidence and aetiology of mastitis on dairy farms in England and Wales
    A J Bradley
    School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford
    Vet Rec 160:253-7. 2007

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  1. ncbi Incidence of 2009 pandemic influenza A H1N1 infection in England: a cross-sectional serological study
    Elizabeth Miller
    Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Lancet 375:1100-8. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc Mortality from pandemic A/H1N1 2009 influenza in England: public health surveillance study
    Liam J Donaldson
    Department of Health, Richmond House, London SW1A 2NS
    BMJ 339:b5213. 2009
    ..To establish mortality from pandemic A/H1N1 2009 influenza up to 8 November 2009...
  3. pmc Predicting risk of osteoporotic fracture in men and women in England and Wales: prospective derivation and validation of QFractureScores
    Julia Hippisley-Cox
    Division of Primary Care, Tower Building, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD
    BMJ 339:b4229. 2009
    ..To develop and validate two new fracture risk algorithms (QFractureScores) for estimating the individual risk of osteoporotic fracture or hip fracture over 10 years...
  4. ncbi Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in England
    Stephen M Campbell
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 361:368-78. 2009
    A pay-for-performance scheme based on meeting targets for the quality of clinical care was introduced to family practice in England in 2004.
  5. ncbi Epidemiology of fractures in England and Wales
    T P Van Staa
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Bone 29:517-22. 2001
    ..the General Practice Research Database were used to derive age- and gender-specific fracture incidence rates for England and Wales during the period 1988-1998...
  6. ncbi Vaccination against pandemic influenza A/H1N1v in England: a real-time economic evaluation
    Marc Baguelin
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 28:2370-84. 2010
    ..There have been a considerable number of cases of H1N1v in England, and so the benefits of vaccination to mitigate the ongoing autumn wave are limited...
  7. ncbi Rationality, rhetoric, and religiosity in health care: the case of England's Expert Patients Programme
    Anne Rogers
    Primary Care Research Group, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Int J Health Serv 39:725-47. 2009
    ..shaping the field of chronic illness, especially surrounding the promotion and uptake of self-skills training in England's Expert Patients Programme (EPP)...
  8. pmc Unintended effects of statins in men and women in England and Wales: population based cohort study using the QResearch database
    Julia Hippisley-Cox
    Division of Primary Care, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD
    BMJ 340:c2197. 2010
    ..To quantify the unintended effects of statins according to type, dose, and duration of use...
  9. pmc Validation of serological correlate of protection for meningococcal C conjugate vaccine by using efficacy estimates from postlicensure surveillance in England
    Nick Andrews
    Immunisation Division, PHLS Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London NW9 5EQ, United Kingdom
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:780-6. 2003
    ..rSBA correlate, age-specific efficacy estimates for MCC vaccines obtained from postlicensure surveillance in England were compared with the efficacy predicted by the percentage of individuals in these age groups with rSBA titers ..
  10. ncbi Survey of the incidence and aetiology of mastitis on dairy farms in England and Wales
    A J Bradley
    School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford
    Vet Rec 160:253-7. 2007
    A survey of clinical and subclinical mastitis was carried out on 97 dairy farms in England and Wales, selected at random from members of a national milk recording scheme...
  11. pmc Modelling the effectiveness of chlamydia screening in England
    K M E Turner
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Ave, Colindale, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 82:496-502. 2006
    ..Mathematical models can incorporate these non-linear effects and estimate the likely impact of different screening programmes and identify areas where more data are needed...
  12. ncbi Survival from malignant digestive endocrine tumors in England and Wales: a population-based study
    Come Lepage
    Registre Bourguignon des Cancers Digestifs INSERM UMR 866 CHU Dijon, Faculte de Medecine, Dijon, France
    Gastroenterology 132:899-904. 2007
    ..Little is known about the prognosis of patients with malignant digestive endocrine tumors (MDETs), primarily because of their rarity...
  13. ncbi Access to stroke care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: the effect of age, gender and weekend admission
    A G Rudd
    Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Age Ageing 36:247-55. 2007
    ..To determine whether access to high-quality stroke care is affected by the age or gender of the patient or by weekend admission...
  14. pmc Reliability of patient responses in pay for performance schemes: analysis of national General Practitioner Patient Survey data in England
    Martin Roland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 339:b3851. 2009
    ..To assess the robustness of patient responses to a new national survey of patient experience as a basis for providing financial incentives to doctors...
  15. ncbi Identification and characterization of transmissible Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains in cystic fibrosis patients in England and Wales
    Fiona W Scott
    Laboratory of HealthCare Associated Infection, Specialist and Reference Microbiology Division, Health Protection Agency, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HT, UK
    J Med Microbiol 53:609-15. 2004
    ..However, two recent reports of highly transmissible strains in patients in regional centres in England (Liverpool and Manchester) have raised questions as to the extent of the problem and prompted a nationwide survey ..
  16. ncbi Prediction equations for normal and low lung function from the Health Survey for England
    E Falaschetti
    Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 23:456-63. 2004
    ..to derive new spirometric reference equations for the English population, using the 1995/1996 Health Survey for England, a large nationally representative cross-sectional study...
  17. ncbi Cost of schizophrenia in England
    Roshni Mangalore
    PSSRU, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 10:23-41. 2007
    ..Despite the wide-ranging financial and social burdens associated with schizophrenia, there have been few cost-of-illness studies of this illness in the UK...
  18. ncbi The late diagnosis and consequent short-term mortality of HIV-infected heterosexuals (England and Wales, 2000-2004)
    Timothy R Chadborn
    HIV and STI Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    AIDS 20:2371-9. 2006
    ..To describe the proportion of HIV-infected heterosexual individuals diagnosed late and estimate how much mortality could have been prevented by earlier diagnosis...
  19. pmc Heat-related and cold-related deaths in England and Wales: who is at risk?
    S Hajat
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:93-100. 2007
    Despite the high burden from exposure to both hot and cold weather each year in England and Wales, there has been relatively little investigation on who is most at risk, resulting in uncertainties in informing government interventions.
  20. pmc Sensitivity of routine system for reporting patient safety incidents in an NHS hospital: retrospective patient case note review
    Ali Baba Akbari Sari
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 334:79. 2007
    ..To evaluate the performance of a routine incident reporting system in identifying patient safety incidents...
  21. pmc Patient safety indicators for England from hospital administrative data: case-control analysis and comparison with US data
    Veena S Raleigh
    Healthcare Commission, London EC1Y 8TG
    BMJ 337:a1702. 2008
    To assess the feasibility of deriving patient safety indicators for England from routine hospital data and whether they can indicate adverse outcomes for patients.
  22. ncbi Prevalence of left-ventricular systolic dysfunction and heart failure in the Echocardiographic Heart of England Screening study: a population based study
    M Davies
    Department of Cardiology, Selly Oak Hospital, Raddlebarn Road, Selly Oak, West Midlands, UK
    Lancet 358:439-44. 2001
    ..of left-ventricular systolic dysfunction and heart failure in a large representative adult population in England. METHODS: Of 6286 randomly selected patients aged 45 years and older, 3960 (63%) participated in the study...
  23. pmc Ethnic and gender differences in physical activity levels among 9-10-year-old children of white European, South Asian and African-Caribbean origin: the Child Heart Health Study in England (CHASE Study)
    Christopher G Owen
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1082-93. 2009
    ..We made objective measurements of physical activity in 9-10-year-old British children of South Asian, black African-Caribbean and white European origin...
  24. ncbi Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in the pre-conjugate vaccine era: England and Wales, 1996-2006
    Caroline L Trotter
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, UK
    J Infect 60:200-8. 2010
    To describe the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in England & Wales in the pre-conjugate vaccine era.
  25. ncbi Disabling the public interest: alcohol strategies and policies for England
    Robin Room
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 99:1083-9. 2004
  26. pmc Predicting cardiovascular risk in England and Wales: prospective derivation and validation of QRISK2
    Julia Hippisley-Cox
    Division of Primary Care, Tower Building, University Park, Nottingham NG2 7RD
    BMJ 336:1475-82. 2008
    ..QRISK2) to provide accurate estimates of cardiovascular risk in patients from different ethnic groups in England and Wales and to compare its performance with the modified version of Framingham score recommended by the ..
  27. ncbi Explaining the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, England
    Circulation 109:1101-7. 2004
    ..Our study aimed to examine how much of the decrease in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000 could be attributed to medical and surgical treatments and how much to changes in ..
  28. pmc Effect of screening on incidence of and mortality from cancer of cervix in England: evaluation based on routinely collected statistics
    M Quinn
    National Cancer Registration Bureau, Office for National Statistics, Demography and Health Division, London SW1V 2QQ
    BMJ 318:904-8. 1999
    ..To assess the impact of screening on the incidence of and mortality from cervical cancer...
  29. pmc The association of body mass index and health-related quality of life in the general population: data from the 2003 Health Survey of England
    F Søltoft
    Faculty of Life Science, Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 25, 1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Qual Life Res 18:1293-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and any differences between men and women, in the general population of England.
  30. ncbi Trends in lower extremity amputations in people with and without diabetes in England, 1996-2005
    Eszter Panna Vamos
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 87:275-82. 2010
    To examine trends in non-traumatic lower extremity amputations over a 10-year-period in people with and without diabetes (DM) in England.
  31. ncbi Population-based cancer survival trends in England and Wales up to 2007: an assessment of the NHS cancer plan for England
    Bernard Rachet
    Non communicable Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet Oncol 10:351-69. 2009
    The National Health Service (NHS) cancer plan for England was published in 2000, with the aim of improving the survival of patients with cancer. By contrast, a formal cancer strategy was not implemented in Wales until late 2006...
  32. pmc Variation in incidence of breast, lung and cervical cancer and malignant melanoma of skin by socioeconomic group in England
    Lorraine Shack
    North West Cancer Intelligence Service, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Kinnaird Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 4QL, UK
    BMC Cancer 8:271. 2008
    ..Socioeconomic variations in cancer incidence by region and age are less clearly understood but they are crucial for targeting prevention measures and health care commissioning...
  33. ncbi Continued improvement in hypertension management in England: results from the Health Survey for England 2006
    Emanuela Falaschetti
    Health and Social Surveys Research Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 53:480-6. 2009
    This study evaluate whether blood pressure management has improved in England between 2003 and 2006, using cross-sectional, nationally representative, random samples of 8834 (in 2003) and 7478 (in 2006) noninstitutionalized adults (aged &..
  34. pmc Transformative impact of Magnet designation: England case study
    Linda H Aiken
    Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Clin Nurs 17:3330-7. 2008
    ..To test the impact of the implementation of Magnet principles of improving nurses' work environments...
  35. ncbi Genetic analysis of Cryptosporidium from 2414 humans with diarrhoea in England between 1985 and 2000
    F Leoni
    Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    J Med Microbiol 55:703-7. 2006
    ..of Cryptosporidium using DNA extracted from whole faecal samples collected from 2414 humans with diarrhoea in England between 1985 and 2000 where cryptosporidial oocysts were detected using conventional methods is described...
  36. ncbi The contribution of school meals to food consumption and nutrient intakes of young people aged 4-18 years in England
    M Nelson
    Nutritional Sciences Research Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NH, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:652-62. 2007
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  37. ncbi Cannabis and schizophrenia: model projections of the impact of the rise in cannabis use on historical and future trends in schizophrenia in England and Wales
    Matthew Hickman
    Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, UK
    Addiction 102:597-606. 2007
    ..To estimate long-term trends in cannabis use and projections of schizophrenia assuming a causal relation between cannabis use and schizophrenia...
  38. ncbi Association between smoking and blood pressure: evidence from the health survey for England
    P Primatesta
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Hypertension 37:187-93. 2001
    ..Cross-sectional data from 3 years (1994 to 1996) of the annual Health Survey for England were used to investigate any difference in BP between smokers and nonsmokers in a nationally representative ..
  39. pmc Recent trends in diagnoses of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in England and Wales among men who have sex with men
    N Macdonald
    HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections Department, Health Protection Agency, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 80:492-7. 2004
    To examine trends in rates of diagnoses of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in England and Wales between 1997 and 2002.
  40. pmc Herd-level risk factors associated with tuberculosis breakdowns among cattle herds in England before the 2001 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic
    W T Johnston
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Biol Lett 1:53-6. 2005
    ..Spreading artificial fertilizers or farmyard manure on grazing land were both associated with decreased risk. These first case-control results from the RBCT will be followed by similar analyses as more data become available...
  41. ncbi Herd and individual animal risks associated with bovine tuberculosis skin test positivity in cattle in herds in south west England
    A M Ramírez-Villaescusa
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Prev Vet Med 92:188-98. 2009
    ..There were 148 study farms enrolled. These were located in six counties of the south west of England in an area considered endemic for bovine tuberculosis (bTB): 24% were restocked after foot and mouth disease (FMD)..
  42. ncbi Occupational and nonoccupational physical activity and the social determinants of physical activity: results from the Health Survey for England
    Steven Allender
    British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Dept of Public Health, University of Oxford, OX3 7LF, UK
    J Phys Act Health 5:104-16. 2008
    ..This article aims to examine the relative contribution of occupational activity to English adults' meeting of government recommendations for physical activity (PA)...
  43. ncbi The current burden of pneumococcal disease in England and Wales
    A Melegaro
    Modelling and Economics Unit, Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, Health Protection Agency, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    J Infect 52:37-48. 2006
    ..To evaluate the potential impact of various pneumococcal conjugate vaccination strategies, it is critical to ascertain the pre-vaccination epidemiology and to have a detailed evaluation of the current burden of pneumococcal disease...
  44. ncbi Effect of precipitation on seasonal variability in cryptosporidiosis recorded by the North West England surveillance system in 1990-1999
    Elena N Naumova
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Water Health 3:185-96. 2005
    ..temporal and spatial variability of reported cryptosporidiosis in 15 health authorities in the North West of England using regression modelling. We also examined the role of precipitation as a driving factor for seasonal variation...
  45. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis in England, 1998
    J Love
    Respiratory Diseases Department, Health Protection Agency HPA Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:201-7. 2009
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  46. ncbi Fine- and regional-scale genetic structure of the exotic ascidian Styela clava (Tunicata) in southwest England, 50 years after its introduction
    L Dupont
    Marine Biological Association, Citadel Hill, Plymouth PL12PB, UK
    Mol Ecol 18:442-53. 2009
    ..clava, an ascidian native to the northwest Pacific, was first recorded in the Atlantic at Plymouth, southwest England, in 1953...
  47. pmc Prevalence of genetic muscle disease in Northern England: in-depth analysis of a muscle clinic population
    Fiona L M Norwood
    Institute of Human Genetics, Newcastle University, Central Parkway, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3BZ, UK
    Brain 132:3175-86. 2009
    We have performed a detailed population study of patients with genetic muscle disease in the northern region of England. Our current clinic population comprises over 1100 patients in whom we have molecularly characterized 31 separate ..
  48. ncbi Polyclonal multiply antibiotic-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with Panton-Valentine leucocidin in England
    Matthew J Ellington
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:46-50. 2010
    ..Recent scattered reports of the emergence of multiresistant PVL-MRSA have highlighted the potential for resistance to emerge. Here we detail polyclonal multiply antibiotic-resistant PVL-MRSA occurring in England.
  49. ncbi Causes of blind certifications in England and Wales: April 1999-March 2000
    C Bunce
    Research and Development, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK c bunce ucl ac uk
    Eye (Lond) 22:905-11. 2008
    The last complete report on causes of blindness in England and Wales was for data collected during April 1990 to March 1991...
  50. ncbi Measles metapopulation dynamics: a gravity model for epidemiological coupling and dynamics
    Yingcun Xia
    Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am Nat 164:267-81. 2004
    ..The model can capture all the major spatiotemporal properties in prevaccination epidemics of measles in England and Wales.
  51. ncbi The effect of age on the onset of pain interference in a general population of older adults: prospective findings from the North Staffordshire Osteoarthritis Project (NorStOP)
    Elaine Thomas
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 129:21-7. 2007
    ....
  52. ncbi Traditional medicines used by Pakistani migrants from Mirpur living in Bradford, Northern England
    Andrea Pieroni
    Division of Pharmacy Practice, University of Bradford, Richmond Bd, Richmond Rd, Bradford, BD7 1DP West Yorkshire, UK
    Complement Ther Med 16:81-6. 2008
    ..In this field study, an in-depth study was carried out of the herbal drugs still in use among Pakistani migrants from Mirpur living in Bradford, in the north of England.
  53. pmc Staphylococcus aureus isolates carrying Panton-Valentine leucocidin genes in England and Wales: frequency, characterization, and association with clinical disease
    A Holmes
    Laboratory of HealthCare Associated Infection, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, NW9 5HT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 43:2384-90. 2005
    ..aureus and belonged to 12 different sequence types, including ST22 and ST30, which are closely related to the most prevalent MRSA clones in United Kingdom hospitals, EMRSA-15 and EMRSA-16, respectively...
  54. pmc Understanding why some ethnic minority patients evaluate medical care more negatively than white patients: a cross sectional analysis of a routine patient survey in English general practices
    Nicola Mead
    NIHR School for Primary Care, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 339:b3450. 2009
    ..To examine why patients from ethnic minorities give poorer evaluations of primary health care than white patients...
  55. pmc Trends in the prevalence and management of atrial fibrillation in general practice in England and Wales, 1994-1998: analysis of data from the general practice research database
    A Majeed
    School of Public Policy, University College London, London WC1H 9EZ, UK
    Heart 86:284-8. 2001
    To determine the prevalence of atrial fibrillation in England and Wales, and examine trends in its treatment with warfarin and aspirin between 1994 and 1998.
  56. ncbi Where people die (1974--2030): past trends, future projections and implications for care
    Barbara Gomes
    Cicely Saunders International Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, UK
    Palliat Med 22:33-41. 2008
    ..We analysed past trends in place of death (1974-2003) and projected likely trends to 2030 in England and Wales and from these need for care.
  57. pmc Acanthamoeba keratitis in England and Wales: incidence, outcome, and risk factors
    C F Radford
    Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK cherry radford ukgateway net
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:536-42. 2002
    To determine the incidence, regional variation in frequency, outcome, and risk factors for acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) in England and Wales.
  58. ncbi Genotyping of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in AIDS patients from the north west of England
    F Sadler
    Manchester Public Health Laboratory, Withington Hospital, Manchester, UK
    J Infect 44:39-42. 2002
    In this study Enterocytozoon bieneusi -positive faeces samples from AIDS patients in the north west of England were investigated by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and DNA sequencing for potential zoonotic origins.
  59. pmc Characterization of fHbp, nhba (gna2132), nadA, porA, sequence type (ST), and genomic presence of IS1301 in group B meningococcal ST269 clonal complex isolates from England and Wales
    Jay Lucidarme
    Vaccine Evaluation Unit, Health Protection Agency, P O Box 209, Floor 2, Clinical Sciences Building 2, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WZ, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3577-85. 2009
    ..MenB currently accounts for 90% of meningococcal disease in England and Wales, where the multilocus sequence type (ST) 269 (ST269) clonal complex (cc269) has recently expanded to ..
  60. ncbi Place of death in metropolitan regions: metropolitan versus non-metropolitan variation in place of death in Belgium, The Netherlands and England
    Dirk Houttekier
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Health Place 16:132-9. 2010
    ..variation in place of death of patients with life-limiting conditions in Belgium, The Netherlands and England. Metropolitan patients were less likely to die at home and, in England, less likely to die in care homes, than ..
  61. ncbi Outcomes of interprofessional education for Community Mental Health Services in England: the longitudinal evaluation of a postgraduate programme
    John Carpenter
    School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Interprof Care 20:145-61. 2006
    ..of a two-year, part-time postgraduate programme designed to enable health and social care professionals in England to work together to deliver new community mental health services, including psychosocial interventions (PSIs)...
  62. ncbi Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine: the experience in England and Wales
    Helen Campbell
    Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, 61 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5EQ, UK
    Vaccine 27:B20-9. 2009
    ..The MCC immunization programme has been extremely successful in controlling serogroup C disease and continues to be evaluated. The aim of this paper is to review the experiences in England and Wales over the past 9 years.
  63. ncbi Migraine headache disability and health-related quality-of-life: a population-based case-control study from England
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, NY 10461, USA
    Cephalalgia 23:441-50. 2003
    ..First, a population-based, telephone interview survey of 5769 residents of greater London, England was conducted to identify individuals with migraine headache (cases) and controls without migraine...
  64. ncbi Attitudes towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy for thalassaemia in pregnant Pakistani women in the North of England
    Shenaz Ahmed
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LT, UK
    Prenat Diagn 26:248-57. 2006
    ..This study is aimed at exploring the attitudes of pregnant Pakistani women towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy for beta-thalassaemia major in the North of England.
  65. pmc Body piercing in England: a survey of piercing at sites other than earlobe
    Angie Bone
    Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London NW9 5EQ
    BMJ 336:1426-8. 2008
    To estimate the prevalence of body piercing, other than of earlobes, in the general adult population in England, and to describe the distribution of body piercing by age group, sex, social class, anatomical site, and who performed the ..
  66. pmc The 1918-1919 influenza pandemic in England and Wales: spatial patterns in transmissibility and mortality impact
    Gerardo Chowell
    School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:501-9. 2008
    ..indicators for the autumn and winter waves of the 1918-1919 pandemic in cities, towns and rural areas of England and Wales. Average measures of transmissibility, estimated by the reproduction number, ranged between 1.3 and 1...
  67. pmc Adverse drug reactions as cause of admission to hospital: prospective analysis of 18 820 patients
    Munir Pirmohamed
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GE
    BMJ 329:15-9. 2004
    ..To ascertain the current burden of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) through a prospective analysis of all admissions to hospital...
  68. pmc Pay for performance in primary care in England and California: comparison of unintended consequences
    Ruth McDonald
    National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Fam Med 7:121-7. 2009
    We undertook an in-depth exploration of the unintended consequences of pay-for-performance programs In England and California.
  69. pmc Seroprevalence, correlates, and characteristics of undetected coeliac disease in England
    J West
    University of Nottingham, Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    Gut 52:960-5. 2003
    ..To examine the seroprevalence, correlates, and characteristics of undetected coeliac disease in a large adult population sample in Cambridge, UK...
  70. pmc Inequalities in colorectal cancer screening participation in the first round of the national screening programme in England
    C von Wagner
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:S60-3. 2009
    ..However, socio-economic variation in screening participation could exacerbate existing inequalities in mortality...
  71. pmc Socioeconomic differences in attitudes and beliefs about healthy lifestyles
    J Wardle
    Cancer Research UK, Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:440-3. 2003
    ..This study investigated attitudes and beliefs that might underlie behavioural choices, including health locus of control, future salience, subjective life expectancy, and health consciousness, in a nationally representative sample...
  72. ncbi Cost of depression among adults in England in 2000
    Christine M Thomas
    Organon Laboratories Ltd, Cambridge, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:514-9. 2003
    ..The cost of depression in the UK was estimated at pound 3.5 billion almost a decade ago. The shift to community-based management for depression alongside the availability of more accurate data have allowed these estimates to be revised...
  73. ncbi Medicinal perceptions of vegetables traditionally consumed by South-Asian migrants living in Bradford, Northern England
    Andrea Pieroni
    Division of Pharmacy Practice, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Richmond Building, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP, West Yorkshire, UK
    J Ethnopharmacol 113:100-10. 2007
    ..We strongly believe such strategies should take into account socio-cultural components and emic health beliefs, as well as patients' views of traditional dietary ingredients...
  74. pmc Equity, waiting times, and NHS reforms: retrospective study
    Zachary N Cooper
    Cowdray House, London School of Economics, London WC2A 2AE
    BMJ 339:b3264. 2009
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  75. ncbi Carbon losses from all soils across England and Wales 1978-2003
    Pat H Bellamy
    National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, Silsoe MK45 4DT, UK
    Nature 437:245-8. 2005
    ..Here we use data from the National Soil Inventory of England and Wales obtained between 1978 and 2003 to show that carbon was lost from soils across England and Wales over ..
  76. ncbi Continuing rapid increase in esophageal adenocarcinoma in England and Wales
    Come Lepage
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2694-9. 2008
    ..Substantial changes have occurred in the epidemiology of esophageal adenocarcinoma. We examined trends in incidence in a large national population...
  77. ncbi Management and outcome of bloodstream infections due to Candida species in England and Wales
    C C Kibbler
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK
    J Hosp Infect 54:18-24. 2003
    ..Six hospitals in England and Wales acted as sentinel hospitals...
  78. pmc Practice size, caseload, deprivation and quality of care of patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke in primary care: national cross-sectional study
    Sonia Saxena
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:96. 2007
    ..the association between quality of primary care for cardiovascular disease achieved by general practices in England and Scotland by general practice caseload, practice size and area based deprivation measures, using data from the ..
  79. ncbi Temporal trends in adults' sports participation patterns in England between 1997 and 2006: the Health Survey for England
    E Stamatakis
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Sports Med 42:901-8. 2008
    To examine temporal trends in participation in sport and exercise activities in England between 1997 and 2006 while taking into account wider societal changes.
  80. ncbi Randomised controlled trial adapting US school obesity prevention to England
    R R Kipping
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 2PR, UK
    Arch Dis Child 93:469-73. 2008
    To determine whether a school obesity prevention project developed in the United States can be adapted for use in England.
  81. ncbi Where did all the GPs go? Increasing supply and geographical equity in England and Scotland
    Maria Goddard
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 15:28-35. 2010
    To examine the effect on geographical equity of increases in the total supply of general practitioners (GPs) and the ending of entry restrictions in 2002 and to explore the factors associated with the distribution of GPs across England.
  82. pmc Challenges to implementing the national programme for information technology (NPfIT): a qualitative study
    Jane Hendy
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 331:331-6. 2005
    To describe the context for implementing the national programme for information technology (NPfIT) in England, actual and perceived barriers, and opportunities to facilitate implementation.
  83. pmc Suicide in doctors: a study of risk according to gender, seniority and specialty in medical practitioners in England and Wales, 1979-1995
    K Hawton
    Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:296-300. 2001
    To investigate the suicide risk of doctors in England and Wales, according to gender, seniority and specialty.
  84. pmc Cancer survival in England and the influence of early diagnosis: what can we learn from recent EUROCARE results?
    C S Thomson
    Cancer Research UK, Statistical Information Team, 61 Lincoln s Inn Fields, London, UK
    Br J Cancer 101:S102-9. 2009
    ....
  85. ncbi Evaluating nurse prescribers' education and continuing professional development for independent prescribing practice: findings from a national survey in England
    Sue Latter
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Building 67, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 27:685-96. 2007
    The number of nurses able to independently prescribe medicines in England has risen steadily in recent years.
  86. ncbi Barriers to cervical cancer screening attendance in England: a population-based survey
    Jo Waller
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Med Screen 16:199-204. 2009
    ..We also tested the hypothesis that women who were overdue for screening would be more generally disillusioned with public services, as indexed by reported voting behaviour in elections...
  87. ncbi Community incidence of norovirus-associated infectious intestinal disease in England: improved estimates using viral load for norovirus diagnosis
    Gemma Phillips
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1014-22. 2010
    ..measurements were used to identify cases of norovirus-associated IID and to produce new incidence estimates for England. IID cases were ascertained in the Study of Infectious Intestinal Disease in England (1993-1996), and stool ..
  88. ncbi 15 years of litigation following laparoscopic cholecystectomy in England
    Bilal Alkhaffaf
    Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 251:682-5. 2010
    We aimed to analyze trends in litigation following laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) in England and compare our findings with data from the United States.
  89. ncbi Estimated effect of alcohol pricing policies on health and health economic outcomes in England: an epidemiological model
    Robin C Purshouse
    Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Lancet 375:1355-64. 2010
    ..We assessed effects of alcohol pricing and promotion policy options in various population subgroups...
  90. pmc No association between ambient particulate matter exposure during pregnancy and stillbirth risk in the north of England, 1962-1992
    M S Pearce
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP, UK
    Environ Res 110:118-22. 2010
    ..This potential association was examined using data from the historical cohort UK Particulate Matter and Perinatal Events Research (PAMPER) study...
  91. pmc Frequency, factors and costs associated with injection site infections: findings from a national multi-site survey of injecting drug users in England
    Vivian Hope
    Centre for Infections, Health Protections Agency, London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 8:120. 2008
    ..This study explores the frequency, factors and costs associated with injection site infections among IDUs in England.
  92. ncbi Rates and risk factors by ethnic group for suicides within a year of contact with mental health services in England and Wales
    Kamaldeep S Bhui
    Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Old Anatomy Bldg, Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6BQ, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 59:414-20. 2008
    ..This study compared suicide rates, clinical symptoms, and perceived preventability of suicide among persons in four ethnic groups who completed suicide within 12 months of contact with mental health services...
  93. ncbi Occurrence and genetic analysis of picorna-like viruses infecting worker bees of Apis mellifera L. populations in Devon, South West England
    Andrea Baker
    Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Citadel Hill, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2PB, UK
    J Invertebr Pathol 98:239-42. 2008
    ..4% were positive for both sacbrood virus (SBV) and black queen cell virus (BQCV). Multiple infections were common, with 32% of the colonies were infected by more than one virus...
  94. ncbi Autochthonous hepatitis E in Southwest England: natural history, complications and seasonal variation, and hepatitis E virus IgG seroprevalence in blood donors, the elderly and patients with chronic liver disease
    Harry R Dalton
    Cornwall Gastrointestinal Unit, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Truro, Cornwall, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:784-90. 2008
    To report the natural history of autochthonous hepatitis E and hepatitis E virus (HEV) IgG seroprevalence in Southwest England.
  95. ncbi Chronic liver disease--an increasing problem: a study of hospital admission and mortality rates in England, 1979-2005, with particular reference to alcoholic liver disease
    Sam J Thomson
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Rd, London, England, SW17 0QT, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:416-22. 2008
    To determine time trends in hospital admissions for chronic liver disease in England between 1989/1990 and 2002/2003, mortality rates in England and Wales between 1979 and 2005, and the influence of alcohol-related disease on these trends.
  96. pmc Host, weather and virological factors drive norovirus epidemiology: time-series analysis of laboratory surveillance data in England and Wales
    Ben Lopman
    Gastrointestinal, Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Department, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e6671. 2009
    ..Viral populations are dynamic and evolve under positive selection pressure...
  97. pmc Seroprevalence of antibodies against serogroup C meningococci in England in the postvaccination era
    Caroline L Trotter
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:1694-8. 2008
    ..C and immunoglobulin G (IgG) concentrations to serogroups A, C, W-135, and Y in 2,673 serum samples collected in England between 2000 and 2004...
  98. ncbi Epidemiology of critically ill children in England and Wales: incidence, mortality, deprivation and ethnicity
    R C Parslow
    Paediatric Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics LIGHT, Room 8 49, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:210-5. 2009
    The purpose of this work was to investigate the incidence rate for admission and mortality of children receiving paediatric intensive care in relation to socioeconomic status and ethnicity in England and Wales.
  99. pmc Histological subtype of lung cancer in relation to socio-economic deprivation in South East England
    Victoria A Bennett
    King s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, 1st Floor Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London, SE1 3QD, UK
    BMC Cancer 8:139. 2008
    ..Our objective was to investigate trends in the incidence of histological subtypes of lung cancer in males and females in relation to socio-economic deprivation in South East England.
  100. ncbi Conversion after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in England
    M Ballal
    Department of Surgery, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, Crewe, CW1 4QJ, UK
    Surg Endosc 23:2338-44. 2009
    ..This study aimed to define those factors associated in English hospitals with the need to convert a laparoscopic cholecystectomy to an open procedure. These included patient-related and particularly nonpatient-related factors...
  101. ncbi Loss of doctor-to-doctor communication: lessons from the reconfiguration of mental health services in England
    Carolyn Chew-Graham
    School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:6-12. 2008
    ..To explore the tensions across the primary-secondary interface when referral from primary care is to a team and to inform service developments in other specialties...

Research Grants15

  1. Genes, Hormones & Environment in an Ovarian Cancer Model
    Daniel Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    This New England-based case-control study has sought to identify risk factors for ovarian cancer mediated through depletion of ovarian germ cells and gonadotropin excess...
  2. CFI Pathogen Inactivation Technology
    Trevor P Castor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In a research collaboration with the National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), London, England, we demonstrated that SuperFluids(tm) CFI can inactivate more than 4 logs of human Parvovirus B19 (one of the ..
  3. CFI Inactivation of Human Plasma
    TREVOR CASTOR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In a research collaboration with the National Institute of Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), London, England, we have also demonstrated that SuperFluids" CFI can inactivate more than 4 logs of human Parvovirus B19 in human ..
  4. Development of a novel vaccine for protection against gammaherpesvirus infection
    Blossom A Damania; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Roland Desrosiers at the New England Primate Research Center at Harvard Medical School...
  5. Robot-Assisted MRI-Guided Prostate Biopsy
    Dan Stoianovici; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ambiguity recently deepened with two recent publications in the New England Journal of Medicine that evaluated the utility of PSA screening and resulted in somewhat conflicting conclusions [..
  6. Feasibility of Pharmacy-Based HIV Interventions among IDUs: 2 New England Cities
    PATRICIA L CASE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application is for a New England study, using two cities, Boston, MA and Providence, RI, USA and proposes a two-year scope of work that adopts the ..
  7. Clinical Research and Mentoring in Oral Epidemiology
    Kaumudi Joshipura; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The principal investigator co-directs the comprehensive T32 training grant titled "New England Oral Disease Epidemiology Training Program" which is run jointly across the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and ..
  8. EMBRYONIC DOPAMINE CELL IMPLANTS FOR PARKINSONISM
    Curt Freed; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..significant improvement in several objective measurements of PD, including UPDRS motor "off" (34%), Schwab and England "off" (20% in toto, 30% in young), and 19F-fluorodopa uptake (20%)...
  9. ADOPTION OF CANCER PAIN GUIDELINES IN MANAGED CARE
    MILDRED SOLOMON; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..EDC), the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), The Fallon Healthcare System, and The New England Biomedical Research Foundation (NEBRF) propose a study of 1,360 cancer patients and 160 physicians and nurses ..
  10. The New England Family Study: Fifty Year Post-Perinatal Follow-Up for Life Course
    ERIC contact LOUCKS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  11. Assessment of Nicotine Metabolism Among Underserved Pregnant Women from NE SCRIPT
    Donna Parker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..specimens from a predominately low-income, multi-ethnic population of pregnant women who participated in the New England SCRIPT randomized clinical trial (Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Trial)...
  12. 2009 Cellular Osmoregulation: Sensors, Transducers & Regulators GRC
    PAUL YANCEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Gordon Research Conference on Cellular Osmoregulation and Mechanotransduction (July 5-10, 2009, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine)...
  13. HEART RATE RECOVERY AND MORTALITY
    Michael Lauer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Our group recently published the first report linking heart-rate recovery to long-term mortality in the New England Journal of Medicine...
  14. MASSACHUSETTS 1987 SAFE ROADS ACT/TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM
    Ralph Hingson; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..A Quasi experimental study will compare Massachusetts to New England. Within Massachusetts, randomly allocated program cities and control cities will be compared...
  15. HERMES - Help physicians to Extract and aRticulate Multimedia information from li
    Hong Yu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..e., diagnostic procedures and treatment for cellulites) was published in a "Clinical Practice" article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)...