Mitch Blair
Imperial College London
Public healthNursingHealth careFamily medicineMedicine
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#1I Plumptre (NWU: North-West University)
#2T Tolppa (NWU: North-West University)
Last. Mitch Blair (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 17
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Abstract Objectives Recent trends of ‘vaccine hesitancy’ have resulted in calls for public health campaigns to improve immunisation uptake to World Health Organisation (WHO) targets. One potential strategy to improve uptake is to offer opportunistic vaccination to those hospital in-patients who have missed them. We aimed to evaluate parental and staff attitudes about introducing such a service for hospitalised children. Study design Cross sectional questionnaire-based design. Methods We develope...
#1Priscilla Julies (Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust)
#2Richard LynnH-Index: 12
Last. Mitch Blair (Imperial College London)H-Index: 17
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Objective The UK national incidence of nutritional rickets is unknown. We aimed to describe the incidence, presentation and clinical management of children under 16 years with nutritional rickets in the UK presenting to secondary care. Methods Prospective data were collected monthly between March 2015 and March 2017 from 3500 consultant paediatricians using British Paediatric Surveillance Unit methodology. Clinicians completed online clinical questionnaires for cases fitting the surveillance cas...
#1K. Zdunek (Medical University of Lublin)H-Index: 1
#2Peter Schröder-Bäck (PHRI: Public Health Research Institute)H-Index: 8
Last. Mitch Blair (Imperial College London)H-Index: 17
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The main objective of this study was to explore the contextual determinants of child health policies. The Horizon 2020 Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA) project has one Country Agent (CA) in all 30 EU and EEA countries. A questionnaire designed by MOCHA researchers as a semi-structured survey instrument asked CAs to identify and report the predominating public and professional discussions related to child health services within the last 5 years in their country and the various factors whi...
#1Danielle Jansen (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 12
#2Annemieke Visser (UMCG: University Medical Center Groningen)H-Index: 16
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#1Michael Rigby (Imperial College London)H-Index: 1
Last. Mitch Blair (Imperial College London)H-Index: 17
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#1Charlotte Lee (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 1
#2Nuttan Tanna (NWU: North-West University)H-Index: 4
Last. Monica Lakhanpaul (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 20
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BACKGROUND:Patient and public involvement and engagement (PPIE) is recognized as important for improved quality in health service provision and research. Vitamin D is one area where PPIE has potential to benefit public health initiatives, particularly for women and children with increased skin pigmentation (ie at high risk of deficiency) who are easily overlooked. OBJECTIVE:We report findings from a community PPIE event that explored the knowledge, barriers and promoters for optimal vitamin D st...
#1Kyriakos Martakis (PHRI: Public Health Research Institute)H-Index: 3
#2Denise Alexander (Imperial College London)H-Index: 3
Last. Peter Schröder-Bäck (PHRI: Public Health Research Institute)H-Index: 8
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Children’s rights to autonomy of choice are differently expressed throughout Europe. We explored differences regarding expressions of respect for children’s autonomy throughout Europe, using the pr...
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#1Mitch Blair (Imperial College London)H-Index: 17
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A large proportion of consultant time is spent in outpatient practice. This setting provides an excellent learning environment for different levels of a trainee if well organised. This article describes an evidence-based teaching approach and its evaluation by trainees, patients and carers in a typical district general hospital setting which it is hoped others might find helpful.
#1Maria BrennerH-Index: 10
#2Manna AlmaH-Index: 5
Last. Mitch BlairH-Index: 17
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