John Nicholl Publications
Considerations and methods for placebo controls in surgical trials (ASPIRE guidelines). The Lancet, 395(10226), 828-838.
An alarming rise in incidence of infective endocarditis in England since 2009: why?. The Lancet, 395(10233), 1325-1327. View this article in WRRO
The impact of closing emergency departments on mortality in emergencies : an observational study. Emergency Medicine Journal, 36, 645-651. View this article in WRRO
Developing new ways of measuring the quality and impact of ambulance service care: the PhOEBE mixed-methods research programme. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 7(3). View this article in WRRO
Development process of a consensus-driven CONSORT extension for randomised trials using an adaptive design. BMC Medicine, 16. View this article in WRRO
Closing five Emergency Departments in England between 2009 and 2011: the closED controlled interrupted time-series analysis. Health Services and Delivery Research, 6(27). View this article in WRRO
Characterising non-urgent users of the emergency department (ED): A retrospective analysis of routine ED data. PLoS ONE, 13(2). View this article in WRRO
Paramedic Assessment of Older Adults After Falls, Including Community Care Referral Pathway: Cluster Randomized Trial. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 70(4), 495-505.e28. View this article in WRRO
Benefits and challenges of using the cohort multiple randomised controlled trial design for testing an intervention for depression.. Trials, 18. View this article in WRRO
Depressed patients treated by homeopaths: a randomised controlled trial using the "cohort multiple randomised controlled trial" (cmRCT) design.. Trials, 2017(18). View this article in WRRO
Support and assessment for fall emergency referrals (SAFER) 2: A cluster randomised trial and systematic review of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of new protocols for emergency ambulance paramedics to assess older people following a fall with referral to community-based care when appropriate. Health Technology Assessment, 21(13), 1-218. View this article in WRRO
An evidence-based approach to the use of telehealth in long-term health conditions: development of an intervention and evaluation through pragmatic randomised controlled trials in patients with depression or raised cardiovascular risk. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 5(1). View this article in WRRO
Effect of a national urgent care telephone triage service on population perceptions of urgent care provision: controlled before and after study. BMJ Open, 6(10). View this article in WRRO
Effectiveness of an integrated telehealth service for patients with depression: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention. The Lancet Psychiatry, 3(6), 515-525. View this article in WRRO
Telehealth for patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease: pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 353. View this article in WRRO
Variation in avoidable emergency admissions: multiple case studies of emergency and urgent care systems. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 21(1), 5-14. View this article in WRRO
Acute ischaemic stroke patients – direct admission to a specialist centre or initial treatment in a local hospital? A systematic review. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 21(1), 51-60.
Missing steps in a staircase: a qualitative study of the perspectives of key stakeholders on the use of adaptive designs in confirmatory trials. Trials, 16(1). View this article in WRRO
Interventions in randomised controlled trials in surgery: issues to consider during trial design. Trials, 16(1). View this article in WRRO
Perceptions of healthcare professionals and managers regarding the effectiveness of GP-led walk-in centres in the UK. BMJ Open, 5(8). View this article in WRRO
Impact of prehospital transfer strategies in major trauma and head injury. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 78(1), 164-177. View this article in WRRO
Impact of a GP-led walk-in centre on NHS emergency departments.. Emerg Med J, 32(4), 295-300.
Cross-sector surveys assessing perceptions of key stakeholders towards barriers, concerns and facilitators to the appropriate use of adaptive designs in confirmatory trials. Trials, 16(1). View this article in WRRO
Awareness and use of a new urgent care telephone service, NHS 111: cross-sectional population survey.. J Health Serv Res Policy, 19(4), 224-230.
An investigation of the impact of futility analysis in publicly funded trials. Trials, 15(1). View this article in WRRO
Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a telehealth intervention to support the management of long-term conditions: Study protocol for two linked randomized controlled trials. Trials, 15(1). View this article in WRRO
A system-wide approach to explaining variation in potentially avoidable emergency admissions: national ecological study.. BMJ Qual Saf, 23(1), 47-55. View this article in WRRO
Acceptability of NHS 111 the telephone service for urgent health care: cross sectional postal survey of users' views.. Fam Pract, 31(2), 193-200. View this article in WRRO
Hospital characteristics affecting potentially avoidable emergency admissions: National ecological study. Health Services Management Research, 26(4), 110-118.
Impact of the urgent care telephone service NHS 111 pilot sites: a controlled before and after study. BMJ Open, 3. View this article in WRRO
Direct risk standardisation: a new method for comparing casemix adjusted event rates using complex models.. BMC Med Res Methodol, 13, 133. View this article in WRRO
Did hospital mortality in England change from 2005 to 2010? A retrospective cohort analysis. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 216. View this article in WRRO
A reinvestigation of recruitment to randomised, controlled, multicenter trials: a review of trials funded by two UK funding agencies.. Trials, 14, 166. View this article in WRRO
Patients' experience and satisfaction with GP led walk-in centres in the UK; a cross sectional study.. BMC Health Serv Res, 13, 142. View this article in WRRO
Support and assessment for fall emergency referrals (SAFER 2) research protocol: cluster randomised trial of the clinical and cost effectiveness of new protocols for emergency ambulance paramedics to assess and refer to appropriate community-based care.. BMJ Open, 2(6). View this article in WRRO
Case-mix adjusted hospital mortality is a poor proxy for preventable mortality: A modelling study. Quality and Safety in Health Care. View this article in WRRO
The appropriateness of, and compliance with, telephone triage decisions: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(12), 2610-2621.
Derivation and validation of a risk adjustment model for predicting seven day mortality in emergency medical admissions: mixed prospective and retrospective cohort study.. BMJ, 344, e2904. View this article in WRRO
Health utility after emergency medical admission: a cross-sectional survey.. Health Qual Life Outcomes, 10, 20. View this article in WRRO
A pilot 'cohort multiple randomised controlled trial' of treatment by a homeopath for women with menopausal hot flushes. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 33(5), 853-859.
Developing a summary hospital mortality index: retrospective analysis in English hospitals over five years.. BMJ, 344, e1001. View this article in WRRO
Role of ambulance response times in the survival of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Emergency Medicine Journal, 28(8), 703-706.
Why do patients with minor or moderate conditions that could be managed in other settings attend the emergency department?. Emergency Medicine Journal.
Patients' experiences and views of an emergency and urgent care system.. Health Expectations.
South Yorkshire Cohort: a 'cohort trials facility' study of health and weight - protocol for the recruitment phase.. BMC Public Health, 11, 640. View this article in WRRO
Effect of consent rituals on mortality in emergency care research. The Lancet, 377(9771), 1071-1072.
Measuring patients' experiences and views of the emergency and urgent care system: Psychometric testing of the urgent care system questionnaire. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 20(2), 134-140.
Health utility and survival after hospital admission with acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema.. Emerg Med J, 28(6), 477-482.
The impact of Advanced Access on antibiotic prescribing: a controlled before and after study.. Fam Pract, 27(5), 554-555.
Testing survey methodology to measure patients' experiences and views of the emergency and urgent care system: telephone versus postal survey.. BMC Med Res Methodol, 10, 52. View this article in WRRO
Assessing quality of care from hospital case notes: comparison of reliability of two methods.. Qual Saf Health Care, 19(6), e2.
Consensus methods to identify a set of potential performance indicators for systems of emergency and urgent care.. J Health Serv Res Policy, 15 Suppl 2, 12-18.
Introduction. Journal of World Business.
The Development of a Simple Risk Score to Predict Early Outcome in Severe Acute Acidotic Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema The 3CPO Score. CIRC-HEART FAIL, 3(1), 111-117.
Three techniques for integrating data in mixed methods studies.. BMJ, 341, c4587.
Rethinking pragmatic randomised controlled trials: Introducing the "cohort multiple randomised controlled trial" design. BMJ (Online), 340(7753), 963-967.
A randomised controlled trial and cost-effectiveness evaluation of "booster" interventions to sustain increases in physical activity in middle-aged adults in deprived urban neighbourhoods.. BMC Public Health, 10, 3. View this article in WRRO
User satisfaction with commuter walk-in centres. BRIT J GEN PRACT, 59(569), 940-942.
Do walk-in centres for commuters work? A mixed methods evaluation. BRIT J GEN PRACT, 59(569), 934-939.
Surgical Innovation and Evaluation 3 No surgical innovation without evaluation: the IDEAL recommendations. LANCET, 374(9695), 1105-1112.
A multicentre randomised controlled trial of the use of continuous positive airway pressure and non-invasive positive pressure ventilation in the early treatment of patients presenting to the emergency department with severe acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema: the 3CPO trial.. Health technology assessment (Winchester, England), 13(33), 1-106.
A multicentre randomised controlled trial of the use of continuous positive airway pressure and non-invasive positive pressure ventilation in the early treatment of patients presenting to the emergency department with severe acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema: the 3CPO trial. Health Technology Assessment, 13(33), 1-+.
Is it cost effective to introduce paramedic practitioners for older people to the ambulance service? Results of a cluster randomised controlled trial.. Emerg Med J, 26(6), 446-451.
User satisfaction with commuter walk-in centres.. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 59(569).
Do walk-in centres for commuters work? A mixed methods evaluation.. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 59(569).
Structural issues affecting mixed methods studies in health research: a qualitative study.. BMC Med Res Methodol, 9, 82. View this article in WRRO
Clinical effectiveness of health visitor training in psychologically informed approaches for depression in postnatal women: pragmatic cluster randomised trial in primary care.. BMJ, 338, a3045. View this article in WRRO
The Multiple Sclerosis Risk Sharing Scheme Monitoring Study - early results and lessons for the future.. BMC Neurology, 9, 1. View this article in WRRO
Multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, or dysfunctional? Team working in mixed-methods research.. Qual Health Res, 18(11), 1574-1585.
Noninvasive ventilation in acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema. NEW ENGL J MED, 359(2), 142-151.
An epistemology of patient safety research: a framework for study design and interpretation. Part 3. End points and measurement. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 17(3), 170-177.
An epistemology of patient safety research: a framework for study design and interpretation. Part 4. One size does not fit all. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 17(3), 178-181.
An epistemology of patient safety research: a framework for study design and interpretation. Part 1. Conceptualising and developing interventions. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 17(3), 158-162.
An epistemology of patient safety research: a framework for study design and interpretation. Part 2. Study design. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 17(3), 163-169.
The quality of mixed methods studies in health services research.. J Health Serv Res Policy, 13(2), 92-98.
Characteristics of the emergency and urgent care system important to patients: a qualitative study.. J Health Serv Res Policy, 13 Suppl 2, 19-25.
What are the highest priorities for research in pre-hospital care? Results of a review and Delphi consultation exercise. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 6(4).
What are the highest priorities for research in pre-hospital care? Results of a review and Delphi consultation exercise. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 6(4).
What are the highest priorities for research in pre-hospital care? Results of a review and Delphi consultation exercise. Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care, 6(4).
Effectiveness of paramedic practitioners in attending 999 calls from elderly people in the community: cluster randomised controlled trial.. BMJ, 335(7626), 919. View this article in WRRO
Case-mix adjustment in non-randomised observational evaluations: the constant risk fallacy.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 61(11), 1010-1013.
Use of process measures to monitor the quality of clinical practice. BRIT MED J, 335(7621), 648-650.
Effectiveness and safety of chest pain assessment to prevent emergency admissions: ESCAPE cluster randomised trial.. BMJ, 335(7621), 659. View this article in WRRO
The relationship between distance to hospital and patient mortality in emergencies: an observational study.. Emerg Med J, 24(9), 665-668.
Defining frequent use of an urban emergency department.. Emerg Med J, 24(6), 398-401.
Impact of NHS walk-in centres on primary care access times: ecological study.. BMJ, 334(7598), 838. View this article in WRRO
Integration and Publications as Indicators of "Yield" From Mixed Methods Studies. J MIX METHOD RES, 1(2), 147-163.
Effectiveness of emergency care practitioners working within existing emergency service models of care.. Emerg Med J, 24(4), 239-243.
Sorting patients: the weakest link in the emergency care systemy. EMERG MED J, 24(2), 74-74.
Inter-rater reliability of case-note audit: A systematic review. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 12(3), 173-180.
Clodronate reduces the incidence of fractures in community-dwelling elderly women unselected for osteoporosis: results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized study.. J Bone Miner Res, 22(1), 135-141.
Why, and how, mixed methods research is undertaken in health services research in England: a mixed methods study.. BMC Health Serv Res, 7, 85. View this article in WRRO
Exploring the effect of changes to service provision on the use of unscheduled care in England: population surveys.. BMC Health Serv Res, 7, 61. View this article in WRRO
Randomised controlled trial of a short course of traditional acupuncture compared with usual care for persistent non-specific low back pain.. BMJ, 333(7569), 623.
The evolution of the emergency care practitioner role in England: experiences and impact.. Emerg Med J, 23(6), 435-439.
Prediction of mortality among emergency medical admissions.. Emerg Med J, 23(5), 372-375.
Does size matter? The relationship between volume and outcome in the care of major trauma.. J Health Serv Res Policy, 11(2), 101-105.
Effectiveness of measures to reduce emergency department waiting times: a natural experiment.. Emerg Med J, 23(1), 35-39.
Equity of access to health care. Evidence from NHS Direct in the UK.. J Telemed Telecare, 12(5), 262-265.
The impact of NHS Direct on the demand for out-of-hours primary and emergency care.. Br J Gen Pract, 55(519), 790-792.
Relationship between probable nosocomial bacteraemia and organisational and structural factors in UK neonatal intensive care units. QUAL SAF HEALTH CARE, 14(4), 264-269.
Longer term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture care to patients with chronic low back pain.. Health Technol Assess, 9(32), iii-109.
The health care burden of acute chest pain. HEART, 91(2), 229-230.
Exploring the impact of Acute Pain Teams (APTs) on patient outcomes using routine data. Journal of Research in Nursing, 10(4), 383-402.
Cost effectiveness of a community based exercise programme in over 65 year olds: cluster randomised trial.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 58(12), 1004-1010. View this article in WRRO
Why are patients removed from their doctors' lists? A comparison of patients' and doctors' accounts of removal.. Fam Pract, 21(5), 515-518.
Do different types of nurses give different triage decisions in NHS Direct? A mixed methods study.. J Health Serv Res Policy, 9(4), 226-233.
Patient and primary care physician satisfaction with chest pain unit and routine care.. Acad Emerg Med, 11(8), 827-833.
A randomised controlled trial to measure the effect of chest pain unit care upon anxiety, depression, and health-related quality of life [ISRCTN85078221].. Health Qual Life Outcomes, 2, 39. View this article in WRRO
The impact of a general practice co-operative on accident and emergency services, patient satisfaction and GP satisfaction.. Fam Pract, 21(2), 180-182.
Nurses' views of using computerized decision support software in NHS Direct.. J Adv Nurs, 45(3), 280-286. View this article in WRRO
A randomised, controlled, triple-blind trial of the efficacy of homeopathic treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome.. J Psychosom Res, 56(2), 189-197.
Randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of a chest pain observation unit compared with routine care.. BMJ, 328(7434), 254. View this article in WRRO
Results of an evaluation of the effectiveness of triage and direct transportation to minor injuries units by ambulance crews. EMERG MED J, 21(1), 105-111.
Trends in access to complementary or alternative medicines via primary care in England: 1995-2001 results from a follow-up national survey.. Fam Pract, 20(5), 575-577.
Acute Pain Teams in England: current provision and their role in postoperative pain management.. J Clin Nurs, 12(3), 387-393.
NHS Direct: consistency of triage outcomes.. Emerg Med J, 20(3), 289-292. View this article in WRRO
Emergency nurse practitioners: a three part study in clinical and cost effectiveness.. Emerg Med J, 20(2), 158-163.
Acute pain teams and the management of postoperative pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.. J Adv Nurs, 41(3), 261-273.
National survey of emergency department management of patients with acute undifferentiated chest pain. British Journal of Cardiology, 10(1), 50-54.
Evaluation of NHS Direct "referral" to community pharmacists. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 11(1), 1-9. View this article in WRRO
Evaluation of the impact of a technology appraisal process in England: the South and West Development and Evaluation Committee.. J Health Serv Res Policy, 8(1), 18-24.
NHS Direct and nurses--opportunity or monotony?. Int J Nurs Stud, 39(8), 857-866.
Longer-Term Clinical and Economic Benefits of Offering Acupuncture to Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain Assessed as Suitable for Primary Care Management – 3 Month Clinical Outcomes from a Controlled Trial of 241 Patients. Acupuncture in Medicine, 20(2-3), 121-137.
Impact of NHS Direct on other services: the characteristics and origins of its nurses.. Emerg Med J, 19(4), 337-340. View this article in WRRO
Determining the most effective level of TRISS-derived probability of survival for use as an audit filter. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 14(2), 146-152.
A randomized controlled trial of acute normovolaemic haemodilution (ANH) in gastrointestinal surgery. BRIT J SURG, 89, 92-92.
Women's perceptions of informed choice in maternity care.. Midwifery, 18(2), 136-144.
Use of evidence based leaflets to promote informed choice in maternity care: randomised controlled trial in everyday practice.. BMJ, 324(7338), 643.
The acceptability of an emergency medical dispatch system to people who call 999 to request an ambulance.. Emerg Med J, 19(2), 160-163.
What to do about poor clinical performance in clinical trials. BRIT MED J, 324(7334), 419-420. View this article in WRRO
Bayesian stopping rules for trials  (multiple letters). Lancet, 359(9300), 76-77.
Epidemiology research . Lancet, 360(9328), 258-260.
Integrating community pharmacy and NHS direct - Pharmacists' views. Pharmaceutical Journal, 268(7196), 621-623. View this article in WRRO
Influence of evidence-based guidance on health policy and clinical practice in England.. Qual Health Care, 10(4), 229-237.
Will alternative immediate care services reduce demands for non-urgent treatment at accident and emergency?. Emerg Med J, 18(6), 482-487.
Integrating community pharmacy with NHS Direct: evaluation of a pilot scheme. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 9(S1), 33-33.
General practitioners' reasons for removing patients from their lists: postal survey in England and Wales.. BMJ, 322(7295), 1158-1159. View this article in WRRO
Why do we continue to use standardized mortality ratios for small area comparisons?. J Public Health Med, 23(1), 40-46.
Use and expenditure on complementary medicine in England: a population based survey.. Complement Ther Med, 9(1), 2-11.
Access to complementary medicine via general practice.. Br J Gen Pract, 51(462), 25-30.
Impact of NHS direct on demand for immediate care: observational study.. BMJ, 321(7254), 150-153. View this article in WRRO
Long term response to gallstone treatment--problems and surprises.. Eur J Surg, 166(6), 447-454.
How helpful is NHS direct? Postal survey of callers.. BMJ, 320(7241), 1035. View this article in WRRO
Strengthening the case for organised trauma care  (multiple letters). Lancet, 356(9239), 1438-1439.
A randomised controlled trial of prehospital intravenous fluid replacement therapy in serious trauma. Health Technology Assessment, 4(31).
Care of minor injuries by emergency nurse practitioners or junior doctors: a randomised controlled trial.. Lancet, 354(9187), 1321-1326.
Views of people who call 999 to request an ambulance.. Pre-hospital Immediate Care, 3(3), 131-135.
Emergency priority dispatch systems.. Pre-hospital Immediate Care, 2(3), 71-75.
Longer-term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture to patients with chronic low back pain assessed as suitable for primary care management.. Complement Ther Med, 7(2), 91-100.
Optimal use of resources for the treatment and prevention of injuries.. Br Med Bull, 55(4), 713-725.
PREDICTORS OF ATTENDANCE AT A COMMUNITY-BASED EXERCISE PROGRAMME FOR THE SEDENTARY ELDERLY.. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 30(Supplement), 96-96.
A randomized, prospective, blinded comparison of postoperative pain, metabolic response, and perceived health after laparoscopic and small incision cholecystectomy.. Surgery, 123(5), 485-495.
Provision of intensive care for children. BMJ, 317(7168), 1320-1320.
Exercise, physical function and health perceptions of older people. Physiotherapy, 84(12), 598-602.
The costs and benefits of paramedic skills in pre-hospital trauma care. Health Technology Assessment, 2(17).
Physical activity for the over-65s: could it be a cost-effective exercise for the NHS?. J Public Health Med, 19(4), 397-402.
Effectiveness of a regional trauma system in reducing mortality from major trauma: before and after study.. BMJ, 315(7119), 1349-1354.
The impact of heart health promotion on coronary heart disease lifestyle risk factors in schoolchildren: Lessons learnt from a community-based project. PUBLIC HEALTH, 111(4), 231-237.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH STATUS IN A COHORT OF INNER CITY DWELLING OLDER ADULTS 602. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 29(Supplement), 104-104.
PHYSICAL FUNCTION TESTING OF ELDERLY SUBJECTS: ASSOCIATION WITH SELF-REPORTED ACTIVITY AND HEALTH PERCEPTION 603. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 29(Supplement), 105-105.
A cost effective, community based heart health promotion project in England: Prospective comparative study. British Medical Journal, 315(7108), 582-585.
Routine preoperative testing: a systematic review of the evidence.. Health Technol Assess, 1(12), i-iv.
Neonatal screening for inborn errors of metabolism: cost, yield and outcome.. Health Technol Assess, 1(7), i-202.
The cost and effectiveness of the London Helicopter Emergency Medical Service.. J Health Serv Res Policy, 1(4), 232-237.
Randomised, prospective, single-blind comparison of laparoscopic versus small-incision cholecystectomy.. Lancet, 347(9007), 989-994.
Using the SF-36 and Euroqol on an elderly population.. Qual Life Res, 5(2), 195-204.
The costs and benefits of helicopter emergency ambulance services in England and Wales.. J Public Health Med, 18(1), 67-77.
Ethnic differences in the outcome of serum screening for Down's syndrome. BRIT MED J, 312(7023), 94-95.
The epidemiology of sports and exercise related injury in the United Kingdom.. Br J Sports Med, 29(4), 232-238.
Assessing the outcome of making it easier for patients to change general practitioner: practice characteristics associated with patient movements.. Br J Gen Pract, 45(400), 581-586.
Effects of London helicopter emergency medical service on survival after trauma.. BMJ, 311(6999), 217-222.
Number who benefit per unit of treatment may be a more appropriate measure. BMJ, 310(6989), 1270-1270.
EFFECTS OF HELICOPTER SERVICE ON SURVIVAL AFTER TRAUMA - REPLY. BRIT MED J, 311(7013), 1166-1166.
Survey on domiciliary oxygen by concentrator in England and Wales.. Eur Respir J, 7(11), 2021-2025.
Patient characteristics and clinical caseload of short stay independent hospitals in England and Wales, 1992-3.. BMJ, 308(6945), 1699-1701.
Attendance at accident and emergency departments: unnecessary or inappropriate?. J Public Health Med, 16(2), 134-140.
A comparison of the costs and performance of an emergency helicopter and land ambulances in a rural area.. Injury, 25(3), 145-153.
Health and healthcare costs and benefits of exercise.. Pharmacoeconomics, 5(2), 109-122.
Cost effectiveness of adjuvant bile salt treatment in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for the treatment of gall bladder stones. Gut, 35(9), 1294-1300.
Case against targeting long term non-attenders in general practice for a health check.. Br J Gen Pract, 43(372), 285-289.
Interactions between hypoxic and almitrine-induced vasoconstriction in the rat lung.. Clin Sci (Lond), 82(3), 265-272.
Randomised controlled trial of cost-effectiveness of lithotripsy and open cholecystectomy as treatments for gallbladder stones. The Lancet, 340(8823), 801-807.
Pilot study of the epidemiology of sports injuries and exercise-related morbidity.. Br J Sports Med, 25(1), 61-66.
Recent trends in the use of domiciliary oxygen in England and Wales.. Health Trends, 23(4), 166-167.
Who should review the walking wounded? Reattendance at accident and emergency departments.. Health Trends, 23(1), 36-41.
Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis in the elderly.. Q J Med, 74(274), 215-223.
Almitrine bismesylate and oxygen therapy in hypoxic cor pulmonale.. Thorax, 45(1), 16-21.
Interactions between almitrine and hypoxia on the pulmonary circulation in the isolated rat lung. Journal of Physiology, 426.
ESTIMATES OF GENERAL-PRACTITIONER WORKLOAD - A REVIEW. J ROY COLL GEN PRACT, 39(329), 509-513.
IRON AND THE SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME. BRIT MED J, 298(6688), 1643-1643.
Epidemiology of babies dying at different ages from the sudden infant death syndrome.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 43(2), 133-139.
POPULATION INTERVENTION. The Lancet, 333(8640), 718-718.
Role of the private sector in elective surgery in England and Wales, 1986.. BMJ, 298(6668), 243-247.
Comparison of the activity of short stay independent hospitals in England and Wales, 1981 and 1986.. BMJ, 298(6668), 239-242.
Evaluating gallbladder lithotripsy.. Lancet, 2(8653), 51.
Variation in demand for accident and emergency departments in England from 1974 to 1985.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 42(3), 274-278.
Employment outside the NHS of doctors registered in the United Kingdom.. BMJ, 297(6641), 112.
Variability in reviewing attenders at accident and emergency departments in England.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed), 296(6637), 1645.
A study of the movement of nurses and nursing skills between the NHS and the private sector in England and Wales.. Int J Nurs Stud, 25(1), 1-10.
Survey of first-contact care out-of-hours: securing and maintaining cooperation of general practitioners.. Journal of Public Health, 9(2), 103-109.
Survey of first-contact care out-of-hours: securing and maintaining cooperation of general practitioners.. Community Med, 9(2), 103-109.
Effects of subsidising bus travel on the occurrence of road traffic casualties.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 41(1), 50-54.
Effects of breast conservation on psychological morbidity.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed), 293(6561), 1568.
SEDATION FOR GASTROSCOPY - A COMPARATIVE-STUDY OF MIDAZOLAM AND DIAZEMULS IN PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT CIRRHOSIS. BRIT J CLIN PHARMACO, 22(6), 643-647.
SURVIVAL OF PATIENTS WITH HYPOXIC COR-PULMONALE GIVEN DOMICILIARY OXYGEN-THERAPY. THORAX, 41(3), 235-235.
Short burst oxygen treatment for breathlessness in chronic obstructive airways disease. Thorax, 41(8), 611-615.
Provision of first contact care out of hours in four urban areas in England.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed), 291(6510), 1689-1692.
Prevalence of hypoxaemic chronic obstructive lung disease with reference to long-term oxygen therapy.. Lancet, 2(8451), 369-372.
Differences in durations of stay for surgery in the NHS and private sector in England and Wales.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed), 290(6473), 978-980.
DOUBLE-BLIND CONTROLLED TRIAL OF PROSTACYCLIN IN CEREBRAL INFARCTION. STROKE, 16(3), 386-390.
Analysis of the work of independent acute hospitals in England and Wales, 1981.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed), 289(6442), 446-448.
Medical arrangements in 108 open-entry Britain marathons, 1983.. Health Trends, 16(3), 68-70.
Contribution of the private sector to elective surgery in England and Wales.. Lancet, 2(8394), 89-92.
TALKING POINT - ANALYSIS OF THE WORK OF INDEPENDENT ACUTE HOSPITALS IN ENGLAND AND WALES, 1981. BRIT MED J, 289(6442), 446-448.
Why does domiciliary oxygen consumption vary from area to area?. J R Coll Gen Pract, 33(253), 481-483.
A comparison of live and inactivated influenza A (H1N1) virus vaccines. 2. Long-term immunity.. J Hyg (Lond), 90(3), 361-370.
A comparison of live and inactivated influenza A (H1N1) virus vaccines. 1. Short-term immunity.. J Hyg (Lond), 90(3), 351-359.
Injuries sustained by runners during a popular marathon.. Br J Sports Med, 17(1), 10-15.
Popular marathons: forecasting casualties.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed), 285(6353), 1464-1465.
Medical problems before and after a popular marathon.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed), 285(6353), 1465-1466.
Sharing primary care: lessons from Medicover.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed), 285(6339), 457-458.
JOURNEY TIMES BY CAR AND BUS IN CENTRAL LONDON - 1977 RE-SURVEY. TRAFFIC ENG CONTROL, 18(12), 581-583.
An Investigation of the Shortcomings of the CONSORT 2010 Statement for the Reporting of Group Sequential Randomised Controlled Trials: A Methodological Systematic Review. PLOS ONE, 10(11), e0141104-e0141104. View this article in WRRO
Explaining variation in emergency admissions: a mixed-methods study of emergency and urgent care systems. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2(48), 1-126.
Conference proceedings papers
Introducing the adaptive designs CONSORT extension (ACE) statement to improve reporting of randomised trials that use an adaptive design. Trials, Vol. 20(Supplement 1) (pp 2-3). Brighton, UK, 6 October 2019 - 9 October 2019. View this article in WRRO
OP5 Closing emergency departments in england (CLOSED): the impact on ambulance services. Emergency Medicine Journal, Vol. 36(10) (pp e4.1-e4)
80 Development of risk adjusted indicators of ems performance and quality (phoebe programme). BMJ Open, Vol. 8(Suppl 1) (pp A30-A30), 16 April 2018 - 18 April 2018. View this article in WRRO
The ethics of ‘Trials within Cohorts’ (TwiCs): 2nd international symposium. Trials, Vol. 18(S2) View this article in WRRO
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