Publications

Journal Articles

  1. & How do emergency ambulance paramedics view the care they provide to people who self harm?: Ways and means. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 50, 61-67.
  2. et. al. 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.
  3. & A review of enhanced paramedic roles during and after hospital handover of stroke, myocardial infarction and trauma patients. BMC Emergency Medicine 17(1)
  4. & Referral pathways for patients with TIA avoiding hospital admission: a scoping review. BMJ Open 7(2), e013443
  5. & Rapid analgesia for prehospital hip disruption (RAPID): protocol for feasibility study of randomised controlled trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 3(1)
  6. et. al. Paramedic Assessment of Older Adults After Falls, Including Community Care Referral Pathway: Cluster Randomized Trial. Annals of Emergency Medicine 70(4), 495-505.e28.
  7. & Effects of an air pollution personal alert system on health service usage in a high-risk general population: a quasi-experimental study using linked data. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 70(12), 1184-1190.
  8. & Non-accidental non-fatal poisonings attended by emergency ambulance crews: an observational study of data sources and epidemiology. BMJ Open 6(8), e011049
  9. & Erratum to: It could be a ‘Golden Goose’: a qualitative study of views in primary care on an emergency admission risk prediction tool prior to implementation. BMC Family Practice 17(1)
  10. & It could be a ‘Golden Goose’: a qualitative study of views in primary care on an emergency admission risk prediction tool prior to implementation. BMC Family Practice 17(1)
  11. et. al. Support and Assessment for Fall Emergency Referrals (SAFER) 2: Cluster randomised trial and systematic review of clinical 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
  12. & All Wales Injury Surveillance System revised: development of a population-based system to evaluate single-level and multilevel interventions. Injury Prevention 22(Suppl 1), i50-i55.
  13. Costs, effects and implementation of routine data emergency admission risk prediction models in primary care for patients with, or at risk of, chronic conditions: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open 6(3), e009653
  14. & Community-based interventions to prevent fatal overdose from illegal drugs: a systematic review protocol: Table 1. BMJ Open 5(11), e008981
  15. Perceptions of paramedics and emergency staff about the care they provide to people who self-harm: Constructivist metasynthesis of the qualitative literature. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 78(6), 529-535.
  16. & Involving older people in a multi-centre randomised trial of a complex intervention in pre-hospital emergency care: implementation of a collaborative model. Trials 16(1)
  17. & Paramedic-supplied 'Take Home' Naloxone: protocol for cluster randomised feasibility study. BMJ Open 4(3), e004712-e004712.
  18. & Effects of prehospital 12-lead ECG on processes of care and mortality in acute coronary syndrome: a linked cohort study from the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project. Heart 100(12), 944-950.
  19. & How hard can it be to include research evidence and evaluation in local health policy implementation? Results from a mixed methods study. Implementation Science 8(1), 17
  20. & Qualitative research within trials: developing a standard operating procedure for a clinical trials unit. Trials 14(1)
  21. & Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a universal parenting skills programme in deprived communities: multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 3(8), e002851
  22. & Predictive risk stratification model: a progressive cluster-randomised trial in chronic conditions management (PRISMATIC) research protocol. Trials 14(1), 301
  23. & Elderly falls: a national survey of UK ambulance services. Emergency Medicine Journal
  24. & Costs and effects of a 'healthy living' approach to community development in two deprived communities: findings from a mixed methods study. BMC Public Health 11(1), 25
  25. & Should randomised controlled trials be the “gold standard” for research on preventive interventions for children?. Journal of Children's Services 6(4), 228-235.
  26. & Including service users in trials and rigorous studies in health and social care: developing a standard operating procedure for researchers..
  27. & "Should randomised controlled trials be the "gold standard" for research on preventive interventions for children?". Journal of Children's Services 6(4), 228-235.
  28. & The association between illness representation profiles and use of unscheduled urgent and emergency health care services. British Journal of Health Psychology 16(4), 862-879.
  29. & Support and Assessment for Fall Emergency Referrals (SAFER 1) trial protocol. Computerised on-scene decision support for emergency ambulance staff to assess and plan care for older people who have fallen: evaluation of costs and benefits using a pragmatic cluster randomised trial. BMC Emergency Medicine 10(1), 2
  30. & Measuring the impact and costs of a universal group based parenting programme: protocol and implementation of a trial. BMC Public Health 10(1), 364
  31. & Alternative services to deliver urgent care in the community. Emergency Medicine Journal 27(3), 183-185.
  32. & Complexity of the decision-making process of ambulance staff for assessment and referral of older people who have fallen: a qualitative study. Emergency Medicine Journal 28(1), 44-50.
  33. & The need to improve the interface between in-hours and out-of-hours GP care, and between out-of-hours care and self-care. Family Practice 27(6), 664-672.
  34. & Delays in response and triage times reduce patient satisfaction and enablement after using out-of-hours services. Family Practice 27(6), 652-663.
  35. & Streamline triage and manage user expectations: lessons from a qualitative study of GP out-of-hours services.. 60
  36. & Streamline triage and manage user expectations: lessons from a qualitative study of GP out-of-hours services. British Journal of General Practice 60(572), 83-97.
  37. & Streamline triage and manage users expectations: lessons from a qualitative study of GP out-of-hours services. British Journal of General Practice 60(572), 164-165.
  38. Falls prevention trial in 999 callers: paving the way for a definitive trial of referral by the ambulance service. BMJ
  39. & P69 How to stop drug users dying from an overdose: a systematic review of treatment and prevention interventions in the community. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 64(Suppl 1), A60-A60.
  40. & Is it cost-effective to introduce paramedic practitioners for older people to the ambulance service? Results of a cluster randomised trial. Emergency Medicine Journal 26, 446-451.
  41. & Is it cost effective to introduce paramedic practitioners for older people to the ambulance service? Results of a cluster randomised controlled trial. Emergency Medicine Journal 26(6), 446-451.
  42. & What are the highest priorities for research in emergency prehospital care?. Emergency Medicine Journal 26(8), 549-550.
  43. & A randomised controlled trial comparing fixation of mandibular angle fractures with a single miniplate placed either transbuccally and intra-orally, or intra-orally alone. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 38(3), 241-245.
  44. & An evaluation of the appropriateness of advice and healthcare contacts made following calls to NHS Direct Wales. BMC Health Services Research 9(1), 10.1186/1472-6963.
  45. & Safety of Paramedics with Extended Skills. Academic Emergency Medicine 15(7), 607-612.
  46. & Safety of paramedics with extended skills. Academic Emergency Medicine(7), 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2008.00156.x.
  47. & "Covering our backs": ambulance crews' attitudes towards clinical documentation when emergency (999) patients are not conveyed to hospital. Emergency Medicine Journal 25(5), 292-295.
  48. & What are the highest priorities for research in emergency prehospital care? Results of a review and Delphi consultation exercise - Executive Summary. Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care 8(6), 4
  49. & What are the highest priorities for research in emergency prehospital care? Results of a review and Delphi consultation exercise. Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care 6(4)
  50. & Thematic Research network for emergency and UnScheduled Treatment (TRUST): scoping the potential. BMC Emergency Medicine 8(1), 2
  51. & Equity and service innovation: the implementation of a bibliotherapy scheme in Wales. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 13(2), 26-31.
  52. & ‘Getting involved means making a difference?’ Insider views on the impact of a ‘healthy living’ community intervention. Critical Public Health 18(2), 211-224.
  53. & What are the highest priorities for research in pre-hospital care? Results of a review and Delphi consultation exercise. 6
  54. & Erratum. Journal of Advanced Nursing 62(6), 725-725.
  55. & Real nursing? The development of telenursing. Journal of Advanced Nursing 61(6), 631-640.
  56. & Real nursing? The development of telenursing through NHS Direct: views from within - and outside- the service. Journal of Advanced Nursing 61(6), 631-640.
  57. & Gastroenterology services in the UK. The burden of disease, and the organisation and delivery of services for gastrointestinal and liver disorders: a review of the evidence. Gut 56(suppl_1), 1-113.
  58. & 'Should I stay or should I go?' Deciding whether to go to hospital after a 999 call. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 12(2), 32-38.
  59. & Sorting patients: the weakest link in the emergency care system. Emergency Medicine Journal 24(2), 74-74.
  60. & Effectiveness of paramedic practitioners in attending 999 calls from elderly people in the community: cluster randomised controlled trial. , 919
  61. & Emergency care of older people who fall: a missed opportunity. Quality and Safety in Health Care 15(6), 390-392.
  62. Hearing half the message? A re-audit of the care of patients with acute asthma by emergency ambulance crews in London. Quality and Safety in Health Care 14(6), 455-458.
  63. Gaps between policy, protocols and practice: a qualitative study of the views and practice of emergency ambulance staff concerning the care of patients with non-urgent needs. Quality and Safety in Health Care 14(4), 251-257.
  64. On-scene alternatives for emergency ambulance crews attending patients who do not need to travel to the accident and emergency department: a review of the literature. Emergency Medicine Journal 21(2), 212-215.
  65. & Safety of telephone consultation for "non-serious" emergency ambulance service patients. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 363-373.
  66. & Results of an evaluation of the effectiveness of triage and direct transportation to minor injuries units by ambulance crews. , 105-111.
  67. & Towards primary care for non-serious 999 callers: results of a controlled study of 'Treat and Refer' protocols for ambulance crews.. , 435-443.
  68. Computer assisted assessment and advice for "non-serious" 999 ambulance service callers: the potential impact on ambulance despatch. Emergency Medicine Journal 20(2), 178-183.
  69. & Warfarin and extractions..
  70. NHS emergency response to 999 calls: alternatives for cases that are neither life threatening nor serious. BMJ 325(7359), 330-333.
  71. & Can warfarin be continued during dental extraction? Results of a randomized controlled trial. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 40(3), 248-252.
  72. Trends in demand for emergency ambulance services in Wiltshire over nine years: observational study. BMJ 324(7338), 646-647.
  73. & A PPROPRIATENESS OF I NTRAVENOUS C ANNULATION BY P ARAMEDICS : A L ONDON S TUDY. Prehospital Emergency Care 4(2), 156-163.
  74. & Out-of-hospital Intravenous Cannulation: The Perspective of Patients Treated by London Ambulance Service Paramedics. Academic Emergency Medicine 7(2), 127-133.
  75. & Snapshot audit: care of patients with anaphylactic shock.
  76. & Appropriateness of intravenous cannulation by paramedics: A London study. 4
  77. Determinants of prehospital care non-usage for patients with emergency needs. Prehospital Immediate Care(4), 95-96.
  78. & Planning cannot rely on emergencies arriving by ambulance (multiple letters) [2]. 16
  79. & Erratum: (Prehospital Emergency (1999) 3 (91)). 3
  80. & Care of respiratory patients: An ambulance service perspective. 4
  81. & Epidemiology and demography of 999 ambulance calls: a review. Prehospital Immediate Care 3, 94-98.
  82. Audit of care of acute asthma patients by ambulance crews in London. Prehospital Immediate Care 3, 76-80.
  83. & Appropriateness of use of emergency ambulances.. Emergency Medicine Journal 15(4), 212-215.
  84. Appropriateness of use of emergency ambulances. Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine 15(4), 1-4.
  85. & The cost and effectiveness of the London Helicopter Emergency Medical Service..
  86. & The costs and benefits of helicopter emergency ambulance services in England and Wales..
  87. & Improving the emergency care of asthma patients by London Ambulance Service (LAS). 51
  88. The costs and effectiveness of the London helicopter emergency medical service. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 1(4), 232-237.
  89. The costs and benefits of helicopter emergency ambulance services in England and Wales. Journal of Public Health Medicine 1(1), 67-77.
  90. & Ambulance services. Countdown to Christmas..
  91. & Effects of helicopter service on survival after trauma: Authors’ reply..
  92. & Effects of London helicopter emergency medical service on survival after trauma. BMJ 311(6999), 217-222.
  93. & Effects of helicopter service on survival after trauma [6]. 311
  94. Effects of London helicopter emergency medical service on survival after trauma. BMJ(311), 217-222.

Books

  1. & Small-Scale Evaluation in Health. SAGE Publications.

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