Mr Andy barton
Profiles

Mr Andy barton

Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Healthcare Research Methodology

Clinical Trials and Health Research - Translational and Stratified Medicine (Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry)

Role

Consultant, RDS-SW

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Social Studies
MSc Applied Psychology

Roles on external bodies

Project Reviewer - National Institute of Health Research (Health Services & Delivery Research)
Project Reviewer - National Institute of Health Research (Health Technology Assessment)
 

Research interests

Health Services Research
Clinical trials
Housing and Health

Grants & contracts

Halting olfactory haemorrhage with tranexamic acid in the emergency room.  NIHR RfPB. £350,000 2016 (Co-applicant)

Trial of Intra-operative cell salvage vs transfusion in ovarian cancer (TIC TOC) - a feasibility study. NIHR RfPB £250,000 2015 (Co-applicant)

Free respiratory evaluation and smoke exposure reduction by primary health care integrated groups (Fresh Air). GACD/Horizon2020 £2,800,000 2015 (Co-applicant)

A multi-centre randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a home based self-management standing frame programme in people with progressive MS. NIHR HTA  £344,000; 2014 (Co-applicant)

A development study to examine the feasibility and acceptability of a pulmonary rehabilitation intervention in Uganda for adults with chronic respiratory disease.  MRC £160,000 2014 - 2016 (Co-applicant)

NIHR Research Design Service South West (RDS-SW). Department of Health (NIHR); £5,292,345; 1 Oct 2013 - 30 Sep 2018 (Co-applicant)

Randomised Controlled trial; Evaluation of a Modified Valsalva Manoeuvre in Patients Experiencing Re-Entrant Tachycardias (REVERT) study. NIHR RfPB; £247,344; 2013 - 2016 (Co-applicant)

Pulmonary arterial hypertension: working on anxiety and stress (PATHWAYS). NIHR RfPB; £241,832.  2012-2015 (Co-applicant)

A randomised trial of patient controlled analgesia (PCA) versus routine care in the Emergency Department. NIHR RfPB; £248,451; 2011-2014 (Co-applicant)

Visual feedback techniques in the clinical assessment and treatment of speech disorders in hearing-impaired children: a pilot randomised controlled trial. RfPB; £247,138; 2010-2013 (Co-applicant)

A pilot trial of group acupuncture for chronic knee pain. NIHR RfPB; £219,863; 2010-2012 (Co-applicant)

A pilot randomised controlled single-blind trial of a collagen implant for the prevention of sternal wound infection in cardiac surgery. NIHR RfPB;  £190,021; 2010-2012 (Co-applicant) 

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Queen M, Karatzaferi C, Bloxham SR, Panwar U, Drew P, Barton AG, Edwards AM & Sakkas GK 2016 'How Can Physical Activity Referral Rates for Breast Cancer Patients be Increased?' Frontiers in Oncology 6, , DOI
Appelboam A, Ewings P, Gagg J, Vickery J, Barton A, Reuben A, Mann C & Benger J 2016 'Lessons from the REVERT trial' European Journal of Emergency Medicine 23, (6) 459-460 , DOI
Freeman JA, Hendrie W, Creanor S, Jarrett L, Barton A, Green C, Marsden J, Rogers E & Zajicek J 2016 'Standing up in multiple sclerosis (SUMS): protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of a home-based self-management standing frame programme in people with progressive multiple sclerosis' BMC neurology 16, (1) 62-62 , DOI PEARL
Smith JE, Rockett M, Creanor S, Squire R, Hayward C, Ewings P, Barton A, Pritchard C, Eyre V & Cocking L 2015 'PAin SoluTions In the Emergency Setting (PASTIES)--patient controlled analgesia versus routine care in emergency department patients with non-traumatic abdominal pain: randomised trial' BMJ 350, (jun19 1) h3147-h3147 , DOI PEARL
Smith JE, Rockett M, S SC, Squire R, Hayward C, Ewings P, Barton A, Pritchard C, Eyre V & Cocking L 2015 'PAin SoluTions In the Emergency Setting (PASTIES)--patient controlled analgesia versus routine care in emergency department patients with pain from traumatic injuries: randomised trial' BMJ 350, (jun19 2) h2988-h2988 , DOI PEARL
Appelboam A, Reuben A, Mann C, Gagg J, Ewings P, Barton A, Lobban T, Dayer M, Vickery J & Benger J 2015 'Postural modification to the standard Valsalva manoeuvre for emergency treatment of supraventricular tachycardias (REVERT): a randomised controlled trial' The Lancet 386, (10005) 1747-1753 , DOI
Smith JE, Rockett M, Squire R, Hayward C, Creanor S, Ewings P, Barton A, Pritchard C & Benger J 2014 'Pain solution in the emergency setting (pasties); an open-label randomised trial of patient-controlled analgesia (pca) versus routine care in patients attending the emergency department with traumatic injuries' Emerg Med J 31, (9) 785-786 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Appelboam A, Reuben A, Mann C, Lobban T, Ewings P, Benger J, Vickery J, Barton A & Gagg J 2014 'Randomised Evaluation of modified Valsalva Effectiveness in Re-entrant Tachycardias (REVERT) study' BMJ OPEN 4, (3) Author Site , DOI
Lee JC, Espeli M, Anderson CA, Linterman MA, Pocock JM, Williams NJ, Roberts R, Viatte S, Fu B & Peshu N 2013 'Human SNP Links Differential Outcomes in Inflammatory and Infectious Disease to a FOXO3-Regulated Pathway' CELL 155, (1) 57-69 Author Site , DOI
Smith JE, Rockett M, Squire R, Hayward CJ, Creanor S, Ewings P, Barton A, Pritchard C & Benger JR 2013 'PAin SoluTions In the Emergency Setting (PASTIES); a protocol for two open-label randomised trials of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) versus routine care in the emergency department' BMJ Open 3, (2) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Creanor S, Barton A & Marchbank A 2012 'Effectiveness of a gentamicin impregnated collagen sponge on reducing sternal wound infections following cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials' Ann R Coll Surg Engl 94, (4) 227-231 Author Site , DOI
Pace E, Dennison S, Morris J, Barton A, Pritchard C & Rule SAJ 2009 'Chemotherapy in the community: what do patients want?' Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 18, (2) 209-215 Author Site , DOI
Holt J, Lord J, Acharya U, White A, O'Neill N, Shaw S & Barton A 2009 'The effectiveness of foot reflexology in inducing ovulation: a sham-controlled randomized trial' Fertil Steril 91, (6) 2514-2519 Author Site , DOI
Pace E, Dennison S, Morris J, Rule S, Pritchard C, Barton A & Loving J 2007 'A randomised crossover study of a nurse-led chemotherapy outreach project' Ejc Supplements 5, (4) 462-462
Pace E, Dennison S, Morris J, Rule S, Pritchard C, Barton A & Loving J 2007 'A study to compare patient satisfaction with location of chemotherapy: community hospital versus cancer centre' Ejc Supplements 5, (4) 461-461
George AT, Burke M, Defriend D & Barton A 2007 'Basic surgical training: changing hours, changing work patterns, challenging times' Medical Education 41, (5) 502-502 , DOI
Barton A 2007 'Handbook for good clinical research practice (GCP): guidance for implementation' Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 61, (6) 559-559 , DOI
2007 'House officers and surgical training – are we doing enough?' Medical Teacher 29, (8) 843-843 , DOI
Barton A, Basham M, Foy C, Buckingham K, Somerville M & Torbay Healthy Housing Group 2007 'The Watcombe Housing Study: the short term effect of improving housing conditions on the health of residents' J Epidemiol Community Health 61, (9) 771-777 Author Site , DOI
Barton 2007 'The Watcombe Housing Study: The short-term effect of improving housing conditions on the health of residents' Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 61 (9), 771-777 , DOI
Barton 2006 'Second degree tears:  to suture or not?  A randomised controlled trial' British Journal of Midwifery 14 (9), 550-554
Richardson G, Barton A, Basham M, Foy C, Eick SA & Somerville M 2006 'The Watcombe housing study: The short-term effect of improving housing conditions on the indoor environment' The Science of the Total Environment 361, 73-80
Richardson G, Barton A, Basham M, Foy C, Eick SA, Somerville M, Torbay Healthy Housing Group, Torquay & UK 2006 'The Watcombe housing study: the short-term effect of improving housing conditions on the indoor environment' Sci Total Environ 361, (1-3) 73-80 Author Site , DOI
Price L, Keeling P, Brown G, Hughes D & Barton A 2005 'A qualitative study of paramedics' attitudes to providing prehospital thrombolysis' Emergency Medicine Journal 22, (10) 738-741
Price L, Keeling P, Brown G, Hughes D & Barton A 2005 'A qualitative study of paramedics' attitudes to providing prehospital thrombolysis' Emerg Med J 22, (10) 738-741 Author Site , DOI
Keeling P 2003 'Safety and feasibility of prehospital thrombolysis carried out by paramedics' BMJ 327, (7405) 27-28 , DOI
Keeling P, Hughes D, Price L, Shaw S & Barton A 2003 'Safety and feasibility of prehospital thrombolysis carried out by paramedics' British Medical Journal 327 (7415), 27-28 , DOI
Webster-Harrison PJ, Barton AG, Sanders HP, Anderson SD & Dobbs F 2002 'Alcohol awareness and unit labelling' J Public Health Med 24, (4) 332-333 Author Site
Webster-Harrison PJ, Barton AG, Sanders HP, Anderson SD & Dobbs F 2002 'Alcohol awareness and unit labelling' Journal of Public Health Medicine 24, (4) 332-333
Schmidt K, Jacobs PA & Barton A 2002 'Cross-cultural differences in GPs' attitudes towards complementary and alternative medicine: a survey comparing regions of the UK and Germany' Complementary Therapies in Medicine 10, (3) 141-147
Schmidt K, Jacobs PA & Barton A 2002 'Cross-cultural differences in GPs’ attitudes towards complementary and alternative medicine: a survey comparing regions of the UK and Germany' Complementary Therapies in Medicine 10, (3) 141-147 , DOI
Somerville M, Basham M, Foy C & Barton A 2002 'Do housing improvements improve respiratory health?' Thorax 57,
Barton 2002 'From local concern to randomised trial:  The Watcombe Housing Project' Health Expectations 5 (2), 127-35 , DOI
Somerville M, Basham M, Foy C, Ballinger G, Gay T, Barton AG & Torbay Healthy Housing Group 2002 'From local concern to randomized trial: the Watcombe Housing Project' Health Expect 5, (2) 127-135 Author Site
Barton A & Quinn C 2002 'Risk management of groups or respect for the individual? Issues for information sharing and confidentiality in Drug Treatment and Testing Orders' Drugs-Education Prevention and Policy 9, (1) 35-43
Howel D, Webster S, Hayes J, Barton A & Donaldson L 2002 'The impact of recurrent throat infection on children and their families' Fam Pract 19, (3) 242-246 Author Site
Webster-Harrison PJ & Barton AG 2002 'Time has come for mandatory unit labelling' British Medical Journal 324, (7339) 738-739
Webster-Harrison PJ & Barton AG 2002 'Time has come for mandatory unit labelling' BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 324, (7339) 738-739 Author Site
Webster-Harrison PJ, Barton AG, Barton SM & Anderson SD 2001 'General practitioners' and practice nurses' knowledge of how much patients should and do drink' Br J Gen Pract 51, (464) 218-220 Author Site
Webster-Harrison PJ, Barton AG, Barton SM & Anderson SD 2001 'General practitioners' and practice nurses' knowledge of how much patients should and do drink' British Journal of General Practice 51, (464) 218-220
Barton A 2001 'Health inequalities and deprivation' BRITISH JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE 51, (470) 753-754 Author Site
Barton A 2001 'Health inequalities and deprivation' British Journal of General Practice 51, (470) 753-754
Donaldson LJ, Hayes JH, Barton AG, Howel D & Hawthorne M 1999 'Impact of clinical practice guidelines on clinicians' behaviour: tonsillectomy in children' J Otolaryngol 28, (1) 24-30 Author Site
Barton A 1997 'Local research ethics committees - Monitoring body is needed for audit' BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL 315, (7120) 1465-1465 Author Site
Barton A, Thomson R & Bhopal R 1995 'Clinical audit: more research is required' Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health 49, (5) 445-447 , DOI
Thomson RG & Barton AG 1994 'Is audit running out of steam?' Quality and Safety in Health Care 3, (4) 225-229 , DOI
SPENCER JA & BARTON AG 1994 'The need for teaching in medical audit: a survey in one medical school' Medical Education 28, (4) 323-330 , DOI
Barton A & Spencer J 1992 'Medical audit advisory groups and confidentiality' BMJ 305, (6862) 1162-1162 , DOI
Conference Papers
Pace E, Dennison S, Morris J, Rule S, Pritchard C, Barton A & Loving J 2007 'A randomised crossover study of a nurse-led chemotherapy outreach project' //0 //0 462-462 , DOI
Pace E, Dennison S, Morris J, Rule S, Pritchard C, Barton A & Loving J 2007 'A study to compare patient satisfaction with location of chemotherapy: community hospital versus cancer centre' //0 //0 461-461 , DOI
Somerville M, Basham M, Foy C, Barton A & Grp THH 2002 'Do housing improvements improve respiratory health?' //0 //0