Summary: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.
Publications274 found, 100 shown here
- The measurement of satisfaction with healthcare: implications for practice from a systematic review of the literatureR Crow
European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Health Technol Assess 6:1-244. 2002
- Diffusion of innovations in service organizations: systematic review and recommendationsTrisha Greenhalgh
University College London, Room 403, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
Milbank Q 82:581-629. 2004..Both the model and the method should be tested more widely in a range of contexts...
- Effects of pay for performance on the quality of primary care in EnglandStephen 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...
- Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: final qualitative results from prospective national evaluation in "early adopter" hospitalsAziz Sheikh
Ehealth Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, UK
BMJ 343:d6054. 2011..To evaluate the implementation and adoption of the NHS detailed care records service in "early adopter" hospitals in England...
- Pay-for-performance programs in family practices in the United KingdomTim Doran
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
N Engl J Med 355:375-84. 2006..This contract increases existing income according to performance with respect to 146 quality indicators covering clinical care for 10 chronic diseases, organization of care, and patient experience...
- Major elective joint replacement surgery: socioeconomic variations in surgical risk, postoperative morbidity and length of stayJennifer Hollowell
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
J Eval Clin Pract 16:529-38. 2010..Our aim was to examine associations between deprivation and aspects of the inpatient episode for patients undergoing these procedures...
- The evidence for and against 'PhysioDirect' telephone assessment and advice servicesNadine E Foster
Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
Physiotherapy 97:78-82. 2011..By providing a summary of the arguments for, and key concerns about, PhysioDirect, this article stresses the need for more definitive evidence from high-quality randomised controlled trials before widespread roll-out across the NHS...
- Use of administrative data or clinical databases as predictors of risk of death in hospital: comparison of modelsPaul Aylin
Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College London, London EC1A 9LA
BMJ 334:1044. 2007....
- 'PhysioDirect' telephone assessment and advice services for physiotherapy: protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trialChris Salisbury
Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2AA, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 9:136. 2009..They are invited for face-to-face treatment only when necessary. Although several such services have been developed, there is no robust evidence regarding clinical and cost-effectiveness, nor the acceptability of PhysioDirect...
- Implementation and adoption of nationwide electronic health records in secondary care in England: qualitative analysis of interim results from a prospective national evaluationAnn Robertson
Ehealth Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
BMJ 341:c4564. 2010..To describe and evaluate the implementation and adoption of detailed electronic health records in secondary care in England and thereby provide early feedback for the ongoing local and national rollout of the NHS Care Records Service...
- Value for money and the Quality and Outcomes Framework in primary care in the UK NHSSimon Walker
Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
Br J Gen Pract 60:e213-20. 2010..Despite its achievements, there are concerns that the QOF may offer poor value for money...
- Prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: their incidence and clinical significanceB Dean
Department of Practice and Policy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, London WC1N 1AX, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 11:340-4. 2002..This pilot study sought to investigate their incidence in one UK hospital...
- How effective are expert patient (lay led) education programmes for chronic disease?Chris Griffiths
Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 2AT
BMJ 334:1254-6. 2007
- Consumer involvement in health research: a review and research agendaJonathan Boote
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield, S1 4DA, UK
Health Policy 61:213-36. 2002..why does consumer involvement influence health research? (3) how can the influence of consumers in health research be measured and evaluated? and (4) what factors are associated with 'successful' consumer involvement in health research?..
- Improving access to smoking cessation services for disadvantaged groups: a systematic reviewRachael L Murray
Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Nottingham, Clinical Sciences Building, Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 31:258-77. 2009..Smoking is a main contributor to health inequalities. Identifying strategies to find and support smokers from disadvantaged groups is, therefore, of key importance...
- The continuum of patient satisfaction--from satisfied to very satisfiedKaren Collins
School for Health and Related Research ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:2465-70. 2003....
- PRIME--PRocess modelling in ImpleMEntation research: selecting a theoretical basis for interventions to change clinical practiceAnne E Walker
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 3:22. 2003....
- Impact of case management (Evercare) on frail elderly patients: controlled before and after analysis of quantitative outcome dataHugh Gravelle
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, Centre for Health Economics, University of York, York YO10 5DD
BMJ 334:31. 2007..To determine the impact on outcomes in patients of the Evercare approach to case management of elderly people...
- Using performance indicators to improve health care quality in the public sector: a review of the literatureTim Freeman
Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, UK
Health Serv Manage Res 15:126-37. 2002..Factors that help in the derivation, implementation and use of indicator systems include clear objectives, involvement of stakeholders in development, and use of 'soft' data to aid interpretation...
- A mixed-methods analysis of patient reviews of hospital care in England: implications for public reporting of health care quality data in the United StatesTara Lagu
Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 39:7-15. 2013..In contrast, the National Health Service (NHS) in England encourages patients to provide feedback to hospitals on their quality-reporting website, NHS Choices. The scope and content of the narrative feedback was studied...
- Achieving continuity of care: facilitators and barriers in community mental health teamsRuth Belling
Institute of Strategic Leadership and Service Improvement, Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University, 103 Borough Rd, London SE10AA, UK
Implement Sci 6:23. 2011..The aim of this study was to identify and explore facilitators and barriers perceived to influence continuity of care by health and social care professionals working in and closely associated with CMHTs...
- Reconfiguring the emergency and urgent care workforce: mixed methods study of skills and the everyday work of non-clinical call-handlers in the NHSJoanne Turnbull
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton
J Health Serv Res Policy 17:233-40. 2012..To examine the skills and expertise required and used by non-clinical call-handlers doing telephone triage and assessment, supported by a computer decision support system (CDSS) in urgent and emergency care services...
- A person based formula for allocating commissioning funds to general practices in England: development of a statistical modelJennifer Dixon
The Nuffield Trust, London W1G 7LP, UK
BMJ 343:d6608. 2011..To develop a formula for allocating resources for commissioning hospital care to all general practices in England based on the health needs of the people registered in each practice..
- Defining quality of careS M Campbell
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, The University of Manchester, UK
Soc Sci Med 51:1611-25. 2000..Using a conceptual framework to describe the totality of quality of care shows which aspects of care any set of quality indicators actually includes and measures and, and which are not included...
- Ethics, governance and consent in the UK: implications for research into the longer-term outcomes of congenital heart defectsRachel L Knowles
MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
Arch Dis Child 96:14-20. 2011..To explore the effect of research ethics, governance and consent requirements and recent reforms on UK-wide follow-up of children with congenital heart defects (CHD)...
- Relapse prevention in UK Stop Smoking Services: current practice, systematic reviews of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness analysisT Coleman
University of Nottingham, Division of Primary Care, Nottingham, UK
Health Technol Assess 14:1-152, iii-iv. 2010....
- Establishing neonatal networks: the realityNeil Marlow
Department of Child Health, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F137-42. 2007..The development of some form of national coordination of network activities and greater sharing of good practice would enhance the value of the managed clinical neonatal networks...
- Case-mix & patients' reports of outcome in Independent Sector Treatment Centres: Comparison with NHS providersJohn Browne
Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:78. 2008..Our aim was to compare the case-mix and patients' reported outcomes of surgery in ISTCs and in NHS providers...
- Lessons from the NHS National Programme for ITEnrico W Coiera
Med J Aust 186:3-4. 2007
- Effectiveness and efficiency of guideline dissemination and implementation strategiesJ M Grimshaw
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, UK
Health Technol Assess 8:iii-iv, 1-72. 2004..To estimate the resource implications of these strategies. To develop a framework for deciding when it is efficient to develop and introduce clinical guidelines...
- Challenges to implementing the national programme for information technology (NPfIT): a qualitative studyJane 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...
- Nurses' views of using computerized decision support software in NHS DirectAlicia O'Cathain
MRC Fellow, Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
J Adv Nurs 45:280-6. 2004..Nurses working in NHS Direct, the 24-hour telephone advice line in England, use computerized decision support software to recommend to callers the most appropriate service to contact, or to advise on self-care...
- On the societal value of health care: what do we know about the person trade-off technique?C Green
MEDTAP International, 20 Bloomsbury Square, London, UK
Health Econ 10:233-43. 2001..Given this position, the review finds support for the potential of the PTO in the assessment of the societal value of health care, and it supports further empirical inquiry on the PTO...
- Assessing organisational culture for quality and safety improvement: a national survey of tools and tool useR Mannion
Centre for Health and Public Services Management, University of York, York, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 18:153-6. 2009..The present study was undertaken to determine the culture assessment tools being used in the English NHS and assess their fitness for purpose...
- Cost-utility analysis of osteopathy in primary care: results from a pragmatic randomized controlled trialNefyn H Williams
Department of General Practice, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff University, Wescram, UK
Fam Pract 21:643-50. 2004..Management guidelines have encouraged primary care referral for spinal manipulation, but the evidence base is weak. More economic evaluations alongside pragmatic trials have been recommended...
- NHS Direct versus general practice based triage for same day appointments in primary care: cluster randomised controlled trialDavid A Richards
Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD
BMJ 329:774. 2004..To assess the relative effects on consultation workload and costs of off-site triage by NHS Direct for patients requesting same day appointments compared with usual on-site nurse telephone triage in general practice...
- Interagency and interprofessional collaboration in community care: the interdependence of structures and valuesPauley Johnson
Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds, 71 75 Clarendon Road, Leeds LS2 9PL, UK
J Interprof Care 17:69-83. 2003....
- Does NICE have a cost-effectiveness threshold and what other factors influence its decisions? A binary choice analysisNancy Devlin
City Health Economics Centre, Department of Economics, City University, UK
Health Econ 13:437-52. 2004..The results suggest a threshold somewhat higher than NICEs stated 'range of acceptable cost effectiveness' of pound 20,000-30,000 British pounds per QALY--although the exact meaning of a 'range' in this context remains unclear...
- Medicine, management, and modernisation: a "danse macabre"?Pieter Degeling
Centre for Clinical Management Development, Wolfson Research Institute, University of Durham, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH
BMJ 326:649-52. 2003
- Why national eHealth programs need dead philosophers: Wittgensteinian reflections on policymakers' reluctance to learn from historyTrisha Greenhalgh
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Milbank Q 89:533-63. 2011..Although case study evaluations were published, policymakers appeared to overlook many of their recommendations and persisted with some of the NPfIT's most criticized components and implementation methods...
- Theorising big IT programmes in healthcare: strong structuration theory meets actor-network theoryTrisha Greenhalgh
University College London, London N19 5LW, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 70:1285-94. 2010..Structurally relevant properties inscribed and embedded in technological artefacts constrain and enable human agency. The fortunes of healthcare IT programmes might be studied in terms of the interplay between these factors...
- Cost-utility analysis of physiotherapy treatment compared with physiotherapy advice in low back painOliver Rivero-Arias
Health Economics Research Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1381-7. 2006..Economic evaluation alongside a pragmatic multicenter randomized controlled trial from the National Health Service (NHS) and societal perspective...
- The impact of leadership and quality climate on hospital performanceHelen Shipton
Aston Business School, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Int J Qual Health Care 20:439-45. 2008....
- Realist review--a new method of systematic review designed for complex policy interventionsRay Pawson
Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 10:21-34. 2005....
- Public preferences for the allocation of donor liver grafts for transplantationJ Ratcliffe
Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Health Econ 9:137-48. 2000..Using social CA it was possible to establish the relative weight attached to each characteristic in determining individual's allocation decisions...
- Getting more for their dollar: a comparison of the NHS with California's Kaiser PermanenteRichard G A Feachem
Institute for Global Health, University of California, San Francisco, 94105, USA
BMJ 324:135-41. 2002..To compare the costs and performance of the NHS with those of an integrated system for financing and delivery health services (Kaiser Permanente) in California...
- Review of NICE's recommendations, 1999-2005James Raftery
Wessex Institute of Health Research and Development, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 7PX
BMJ 332:1266-8. 2006
- Use of a time series design to test effectiveness of a theory-based intervention targeting adherence of health professionals to a clinical guidelineAndria Hanbury
Faculty of Health, Civic Quarter, School of Psychology, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
Br J Health Psychol 14:505-18. 2009..The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of a theory of planned behaviour intervention to increase adherence of community mental health professionals to a national suicide prevention guideline...
- Measuring NHS performance 1990-2009 using amenable mortality: interpret with careMonica Desai
European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK
J R Soc Med 104:370-9. 2011....
- Assessing the feasibility of proactive recruitment of smokers to an intervention in general practice for smoking cessation using computer-tailored feedback reportsHazel Gilbert
Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, UK
Fam Pract 24:395-400. 2007..Computer-tailored self-help materials can be adapted to provide advice to less motivated smokers, and can also take into account features such as level of education and socio-economic circumstance...
- NICE's decision on dementia drugs was "irrational," High Court is toldClare Dyer
BMJ 334:1337. 2007
- Evidence for public health policy on inequalities: 1: the reality according to policymakersMark Petticrew
MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 58:811-6. 2004....
- Are the assumptions underlying patients choice realistic?: a review of the evidenceIan Greener
Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, M15 6PB Manchester, UK
Br Med Bull 83:249-58. 2007..This paper presents a thematic review of the assumptions underlying patient choice in the NHS to examine who is meant to be making choices in the policy, what choices they are meant to be making and how those choices are meant to be made...
- Defining primary care sensitive conditions: a necessity for effective primary care delivery?Daniel C Gibbons
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, 3rd Floor, Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Campus, London W6 8RP, UK
J R Soc Med 105:422-8. 2012..Indeed, inappropriate utilization of secondary care resources is likely to represent a significant opportunity cost to healthcare providers and may be less desirable for patients...
- The impact of cross-border reproductive care or 'fertility tourism' on NHS maternity servicesA McKelvey
Fetal Medicine Unit, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing, University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
BJOG 116:1520-3. 2009..Ninety-four women (86%) conceived with fertility treatment of whom 24 (26%) had this performed overseas. Cross-border fertility treatment poses an increasing challenge to obstetricians. National data on its occurrence is urgently needed...
- Identifying the impact of government targets on waiting times in the NHSSofia Dimakou
City Health Economics Centre, Economics Department, The City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V OHB, UK
Health Care Manag Sci 12:1-10. 2009..Amongst patient characteristics, whether they are NHS or private and whether they are day or inpatient cases both influence waiting times, but other characteristics such as age, sex and ethnicity do not...
- Network resilience in the face of health system reformRod Sheaff
University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 70:779-86. 2010..The most powerful way of using network macroculture to manage the formation and operation of health networks therefore appears to be by focusing managerial activity on the ways in which networks produce their core artefacts...
- Do associations between staff and inpatient feedback have the potential for improving patient experience? An analysis of surveys in NHS acute trusts in EnglandV S Raleigh
The King s Fund, 11 13 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0AN, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 18:347-54. 2009..To examine whether staff feedback on quality, safety and workforce issues is reflected in patient-reported experience...
- Missing clinical information in NHS hospital outpatient clinics: prevalence, causes and effects on patient careSusan J Burnett
Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College London, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 11:114. 2011..This is the first study to present such figures for the UK and the first to look at how clinicians respond, including the associated impact on patient care...
- A new mode of organizing in health care? Governmentality and managed networks in cancer services in EnglandEwan Ferlie
Department of Management, Kings College London, 150, Stamford Street, London, England SE1 9NH, UK
Soc Sci Med 74:340-7. 2012..We suggest their governance can be fruitfully seen through a 'governmentality' lens. We consider implications for developing Foucauldian analysis of health care organizations...
- Delivering more with less? Making the NHS Health Check work in financially hard times: real time learning from Stoke-on-TrentJagdish Kumar
NHS Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
Qual Prim Care 19:193-9. 2011..It is important to develop cost-effective ways of delivering this programme. There are practical alternatives to strategies that advocate using existing data to pre-stratify patients and prioritise those aged between 50 and 74 years...
- Overlap of hospital use and social care in older people in EnglandMartin Bardsley
The Nuffield Trust, London, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 17:133-9. 2012..To link pseudonymous health and social care use data in order to determine what proportion of older people access hospital and social care services...
- Home enteral nutrition NICE guidelines and nutrition support in primary careOmorogieva Ojo
Home Enteral Nutrition team, Levisham Primary Care Trust
Br J Community Nurs 15:116-8, 120. 2010..The Kotter's model recognized the urgency needed and it enabled the building of coalitions that is essential in meeting the desired standard in today's NHS...
- Do the poor cost much more? The relationship between small area income deprivation and length of stay for elective hip replacement in the English NHS from 2001 to 2008Richard Cookson
University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
Soc Sci Med 72:173-84. 2011..We conclude that the Blair/Brown reforms did not give NHS hospitals strong new incentives to select against socio-economically deprived hip replacement patients...
- Do geodemographic typologies explain variations in uptake in colorectal cancer screening? An assessment using routine screening data in the south of EnglandKelechi E Nnoaham
South Central Strategic Health Authority, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2PZ, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 32:572-81. 2010....
- Managing to manage healthcare resources in the English NHS? What can health economics teach? What can health economics learn?Angela Bate
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
Health Policy 84:249-61. 2007..To provide a 'thick description' of how decision-makers understand and manage healthcare prioritisation decisions, and to explore the potential for using economic frameworks in the context of the NHS in England...
- Effects of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence's technology appraisals on prescribing and net ingredient costs of drugs in the National Health Service in EnglandEva Susanne Dietrich
TK Scientific Institute for Benefit and Efficiency
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:262-71. 2009..In addition, it is discussed whether the NICE approach could be a role model for Germany...
- Does the two-week rule pathway improve the diagnosis of soft tissue sarcoma? A retrospective review of referral patterns and outcomes over five years in a regional sarcoma centreTim D Pencavel
Sarcoma and Melanoma Unit, Department of Academic Surgery, Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:417-21. 2010..We wished to assess the efficiency and appropriateness of patients referred under the Department of Health's general practitioner referral guidelines implemented for sarcomas in December 2000...
- Towards a general theory of implementationCarl May
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Building 67 Nightingale, University Road, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
Implement Sci 8:18. 2013..This approach unites a number of contending perspectives in a way that makes possible a more comprehensive explanation of the implementation and embedding of new ways of thinking, enacting and organizing practice...
- Balloon gastrostomy tubes for long-term feeding in the communityOmorogieva Ojo
Department of Acute and Continuing Care, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Br J Nurs 20:34-8. 2011..This study compared the complication rates and the costs of PEG tubes and BGTs in patients on long-term enteral feeding in the community and looked at the possible use of BGTs as an alternative to PEG tubes...
- User satisfaction with commuter walk-in centresJOANNE COSTER
Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield
Br J Gen Pract 59:e390-3. 2009..Centres demonstrated high levels of user satisfaction (69% 'very satisfied', 95% confidence interval = 58% to 79%) overall, but satisfaction was lower for some aspects of care such as waiting times...
- Local prioritisation work in health care--assessment of an implementation processSusanne Waldau
Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, University of Umea, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
Health Policy 81:133-45. 2007..Among respondents, one could note a development: A tentative model expressing different positions towards prioritisation was developed...
- Comparison of patients' assessments of the quality of stroke care with audit findingsEsther Howell
Picker Institute Europe, King s Mead House, Oxpens Road, Oxford OX1 1RX, England
Qual Saf Health Care 16:450-5. 2007..To determine the extent of correlation between stroke patients' experiences of hospital care with the quality of services assessed in a national audit...
- Towards a history of choice in UK health policyIan Greener
School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University
Sociol Health Illn 31:309-24. 2009..The implications of this analysis are explored for contemporary health service reform...
- Implementing the NHS information technology programme: qualitative study of progress in acute trustsJane Hendy
Innovation Studies Centre, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ
BMJ 334:1360. 2007..To describe progress and perceived challenges in implementing the NHS information and technology (IT) programme in England...
- Effect of the UK government's 2-week target on waiting times in women with breast cancer in southeast EnglandD Robinson
Thames Cancer Registry, Guy s King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
Br J Cancer 89:492-6. 2003....
- 'Working the system'. Achieving change through partnership working: an evaluation of cancer partnership groupsAlison Richardson
Chair of Cancer and Palliative Nursing Care, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
Health Expect 8:210-20. 2005....
- Supporting care homes: the older people's specialist nurseNicky Hayes
King s College Hospital NHS Trust and Care Homes Support Team, Southwark Primary Care Trust, London
Br J Nurs 13:1250-7. 2004..The emergent role of the older people's specialist nurse as key to managing the interface between the nursing homes and primary care is highlighted as a key benefit of this unique role...
- The medical profession, the public, and the governmentChris Ham
Strategy Unit, Department of Health, London SW1A 2NS
BMJ 324:838-42. 2002
- What's the evidence that NICE guidance has been implemented? Results from a national evaluation using time series analysis, audit of patients' notes, and interviewsTrevor A Sheldon
Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD
BMJ 329:999. 2004..To assess the extent and pattern of implementation of guidance issued by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE)...
- The impact of the Bristol Royal Infirmary disaster and inquiry on public services in the UKAndy Alaszewski
Centre for Health Services Studies, George Allen Wing, University of Kent at Canterbury, Kent, UK
J Interprof Care 16:371-8. 2002....
- A qualitative study of the cultural changes in primary care organisations needed to implement clinical governanceMartin Marshall
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester
Br J Gen Pract 52:641-5. 2002..Little is currently known about the nature or importance of culture and cultural change in primary care groups and trusts (PCG/Ts) or their constituent general practices...
- Effect of NHS walk-in centre on local primary healthcare services: before and after observational studyRonald T Hsu
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 6TP
BMJ 326:530. 2003..To assess the effect of an NHS walk-in centre on local primary and emergency healthcare services...
- Inequalities in caesarean section: influence of the type of maternity care and social class in an area with a national health systemJ Salvador
Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona, Avda Princep d Asturies 63, Barcelona, Spain
J Epidemiol Community Health 63:259-61. 2009..To analyse the impact of social class inequalities and type of maternity unit in the use of caesarean sections (CSs) among residents in an urban area of Southern Europe...
- New GP contract: modernisation or miscalculation?Zosia Kmietowicz
BMJ 333:1192. 2006
- Questionnaire survey of users of NHS walk-in centres: observational studyChris Salisbury
Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol
Br J Gen Pract 52:554-60. 2002..NHS walk-in centres have recently been established throughout England to improve access to primary health care...
- Research and development at the health and social care interface in primary care: a scoping exercise in one National Health Service regionJo Cooke
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, Community Sciences Centre, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Health Soc Care Community 10:435-44. 2002..In turn, experience in promoting user involvement in social services could add value to research expertise at the primary care-social care interface...
- Implementation of universal newborn bloodspot screening for sickle cell disease and other clinically significant haemoglobinopathies in England: screening results for 2005-7A Streetly
NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme, King s College London School of Medicine, Division of Health and Social Care Research, London, UK
J Clin Pathol 62:26-30. 2009..Potentially it also offers important lessons for Africa where the World Health Organization is supporting the introduction of newborn screening...
- NHS Direct: review of activity data for the first year of operation at one siteF Payne
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London
J Public Health Med 23:155-8. 2001..NHS Direct was set up in 1998 and now covers all of England. One site in South East London, which went live in April 1999, has been studied to gain an insight into how NHS Direct is used and by whom...
- Over-regulation of clinical research: a threat to public healthCharles Warlow
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Clin Med 5:33-8. 2005..Patients have far more to lose than clinical researchers who, if clinically qualified, can more easily pursue a fulfilling career as clinicians rather than researchers...
- Consent in emergency researchT J Coats
Emerg Med J 23:489-90. 2006
- Cross sectional study of performance indicators for English Primary Care Trusts: testing construct validity and identifying explanatory variablesCelia Brown
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
BMC Health Serv Res 6:81. 2006..Secondly, we wanted to find out whether broad (global) indicators correlated with any particular features of Primary Care Trusts, such as expenditure per capita...
- Descriptive study comparing routine hospital administrative data with the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland's National Vascular DatabaseP Aylin
Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College London, London, UK
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:461-5; discussion 466. 2007..To compare patient volume and outcomes in vascular surgery between an administrative data set (Hospital Episode Statistics) and a clinical database (National Vascular Database)...
- Social class and elective caesareans in the NHS: analysis is not really about social classAlison J MacFarlane
BMJ 329:291; author reply 291. 2004
- Social class and elective caesareans in the English NHSKatherine Barley
Dr Foster Unit, Imperial College
BMJ 328:1399. 2004
- Assessing the impact of smoking cessation services on reducing health inequalities in England: observational studyLinda Bauld
Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK
Tob Control 16:400-4. 2007..This paper assesses the extent to which services have made a contribution to reducing inequalities in smoking between 2003-4 and 2005-6...
- Exploring the effect of changes to service provision on the use of unscheduled care in England: population surveysAlicia O'Cathain
Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 7:61. 2007..This study used population surveys to explore the effect of these new services on the use of traditional providers of unscheduled care, and to improve understanding of help seeking behaviour within the system of unscheduled care...
- Randomized trial of two physiotherapy interventions for primary care back and neck pain patients: cost effectiveness analysisA Manca
Centre for Health Economics, Alcuin A Block, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1495-501. 2007....
- Effectiveness of a nurse-led alcohol liaison service in a secondary care medical unitS D Ryder
Department of Gastroenterology, Queens Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Clin Med 10:435-40. 2010..It is believed that this model of care is an effective means of intervening in people with alcohol-related problems...
- The delivery of stop smoking support to people with mental health conditions: a survey of NHS stop smoking servicesLisa McNally
Public Health Department, Surrey NHS Primary Care Trust, Cedar Court, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 9AE, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 10:179. 2010..The present study aimed to examine this issue through surveys with NHS Stop Smoking Service staff in London...
- The NHS Care Record Service (NHS CRS): recommendations from the literature on successful implementation and adoptionKathrin Cresswell
Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX, Scotland, UK
Inform Prim Care 17:153-60. 2009..Building on a recent systematic review of the eHealth literature, we critically reflect on factors that can facilitate the implementation of the NHS CRS and suggest recommendations for a way forward to facilitate implementation efforts...
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- Psychosocial outcome after chemical incidentsLisa Page; Fiscal Year: 2008..g., presence of an odour and media coverage) and other social factors. Multi level modeling will be used to assess the relative importance of these diverse factors. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
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- Biotech & Materials Research to Reduce Caries DisparityPeter Milgrom; Fiscal Year: 2005..The conference will be co-sponsored by the Northwest/Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, the University of Washington UWeb Bioengineering Center, and the Salivary Diagnostics Project. ..
- Outcomes in congenital toxoplasmic retinochoroiditisRuth Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Social Psychological Pathways in Health and CognitionJason Schnittker; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- ESTIMATING EFFICACY OF A MEDICAL INTERVENTIONJames Trussell; Fiscal Year: 2001....