menu ☰
menu ˟

Other outputs

Design and preliminary analysis of a vaginal inserter for speculum-free cervical cancer screening

Objective Cervical cancer screening usually requires use of a speculum to provide a clear view of the cervix. The speculum is one potential barrier to screening due to fear of pain, discomfort and embarrassment. The aim of this paper is to present and dem ...

Clinical relevance of thrombocytosis in primary care: a prospective cohort study of cancer incidence using English electronic medical records and cancer registry data

Background Thrombocytosis (raised platelet count) is an emerging risk marker of cancer, but the association has not been fully explored in a primary care context. Aim To examine the incidence of cancer in a cohort of patients with thrombocytosis, to deter ...

Cumulative risk of breast cancer screening outcomes according to the presence of previous benign breast disease and family history of breast cancer: supporting personalised screening

Background: Our aim was to assess the cumulative risk of false-positive screening results, screen-detected cancer, and interval breast cancer in mammography screening among women with and without a previous benign breast disease and a family history of br ...

Clinical relevance of thrombocytosis in primary care: a prospective cohort study of cancer incidence using English electronic medical records and cancer registry data

Background Thrombocytosis (raised platelet count) is an emerging risk marker of cancer, but the association has not been fully explored in a primary care context. Aim To examine the incidence of cancer in a cohort of patients with thrombocytosis, to deter ...

Cook, cut and walk- top tips for Obesity Awareness Week

This Obesity Awareness Week (9-15 January) the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging everyone to try to cook healthier recipes, cut out snacks and get a bit more active. Caroline Bloomfield, Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement Senior Manager at th ...

The association of cold weather and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the island of Ireland between 1984 and 2007

10.14655/11971-1058476 Zeka A, Browne S, Goodman P, McAvoy, H. Weather, Cold Weather, Temperature, Mortality Risk This study aimed to assess the relationship between cold temperature and daily mortality in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Irelan ...

Coping with the cold- Exploring relationships between cold housing, health and social wellbeing in a sample of older people in Ireland

10.14655/11971-1052636 Cotter N, Monahan E, McAvoy H, Goodman P Cold weather, Living conditions, Housing, Wellbeing Community and voluntary sector contributors: Energy Action, Age Action, SVP, Irish Rural Link, Togher Social Club and Togher Retired Men� ...

Equality Information Work Plan (PDF 24 KB)

10.14655/799178-801156 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Equality information Monitoring of the usage of health services by the different Section 75 groups is a key aspect of the equality information agenda. Health Inequalities Fuel ...

Keeping Warm in Later Life (KWILLT) Learning Resource

Keeping Warm in Later Life (KWILLT) Housing conditions The research for this project has been funded by a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) grant. The key partners involved include: NHS Rotherham, Sheffield ...

Conference 2012: Reaching Children's Outcomes: An All-Island Approach

10.14655/485947-499857 Children's Research Network All presentations from the Conference 2012 present Presentations from the inaugural conference of the Children's Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland, 26th September 2012.   Fuel Po ...