Justine Fitzpatrick

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BACKGROUND The collection of ethnicity information as part of cancer datasets is important for planning services and ensuring equal access, and for epidemiological studies. However, ethnicity has generally not been well recorded in cancer registries in the UK. The aim of this study was to determine the completeness of ethnicity coding in the Thames Cancer(More)
Acknowledgements This study was made possible by the financial support of the NHS haemoglobinopathy screening programme We would like to thank everyone for their time and patience in participating in this study, particularly to the participants of group and individual interviews and all the specialist nurse counsellors Many thanks to
Cardiac ventricular support is fostering additional roles for psychiatric consultation with this vulnerable end-of-life cardiac group. Incidence of premorbid and postsurgical psychiatric disorders (Axis I), psychotropic use, neurologic events, and mortality was obtained for 21 Novacor left-ventricular assist system patients prospectively and 13 Abiomed(More)
Purpose This is the seventh in a series of technical briefings produced by the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO), designed to support public health practitioners and analysts and to promote the use of public health intelligence in decision making. While smoking surveillance systems are broadly in place to monitor progress towards goals and(More)
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