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Ethnic and socioeconomic variation in cause-specific preterm infant mortality by gestational age at birth: national cohort study.

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2019 May 23. Epub 2019 May 23.

Policy Research Unit in Maternal Health and Care, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://fn.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/archdischild-2018-31646
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-316463DOI Listing
May 2019

Misleading use of FGM statistics compounds concerns about their reliability.

BMJ 2019 03 5;364:l927. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research, School of Health Sciences, City, University of London, London EC1R 1UW, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l927DOI Listing
March 2019

Quantifying the burden of stillbirths before 28 weeks of completed gestational age in high-income countries: a population-based study of 19 European countries.

Lancet 2018 11 27;392(10158):1639-1646. Epub 2018 Sep 27.

Inserm UMR 1153, Obstetrical, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Research Team (Epopé), Centre for Epidemiology and Statistics Sorbonne Paris Cité, DHU Risks in pregnancy, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01406736183165
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)31651-9DOI Listing
November 2018

Authors' reply re: Wide differences in mode of delivery within Europe: risk-stratified analyses of aggregated routine data from the Euro-Peristat study.

BJOG 2016 12;123(13):2231

INSERM, Obstetrical, Perinatal and Paediatric Epidemiology Research Team, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (U1153), Paris-Descartes University, Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.14140DOI Listing
December 2016

Variations in Multiple Birth Rates and Impact on Perinatal Outcomes in Europe.

PLoS One 2016 1;11(3):e0149252. Epub 2016 Mar 1.

INSERM, Obstetrical, Perinatal and Paediatric Epidemiology Research Team, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics (U1153), Paris-Descartes University, Paris, France.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0149252PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4773186PMC
July 2016

Socioeconomic inequalities in stillbirth rates in Europe: measuring the gap using routine data from the Euro-Peristat Project.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2016 Jan 19;16:15. Epub 2016 Jan 19.

Perinatal Epidemiology and Reproductive Health Unit, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Clinical Research Centre, School of Public Health, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-016-0804-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4727282PMC
January 2016

UK child survival in a European context: recommendations for a national Countdown Collaboration.

Arch Dis Child 2015 Oct 8;100(10):907-14. Epub 2015 May 8.

Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2014-306752DOI Listing
October 2015

Better statistics for better perinatal health.

Midwives 2009 Dec-2010 Jan;12(6):44-5

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June 2014

Reporting of perinatal health indicators for international comparisons--enhancing the appearance of geographical plots.

Eur J Public Health 2013 Dec 7;23(6):957-63. Epub 2013 Jan 7.

1 BAQ, Bavarian Institute for Quality Assurance, Department of Methods and Perinatology, Munich, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/cks176DOI Listing
December 2013

Act now against new NHS competition regulations: an open letter to the BMA and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges calls on them to make a joint public statement of opposition to the amended section 75 regulations.

Authors:
Jacky Davis Ian Banks David Wrigley Clive Peedell Alyson Pollock Klim McPherson Martin McKee William L Irving Peter Crome Trisha Greenhalgh Walter Holland David Evans Alan Maryon-Davis Alan Smyth Peter Fleming Michel Coleman Deborah J Sharp Peter Whincup Stuart Logan Derek Cook Robert Moore Salman Rawaf J McEewen Robert West John S Yudkin Aileen Clarke Nick Finer Paola Domizio Clare Bambra Anna Jones Gene Feder Alex Scott-Samuel Louise Irvine Ajay Sharma Mike Fitchett Kambiz Boomla Jonathan Folb Ashish Paul David McCoy Ray Tallis Jilla Burgess-Allen Mark Edwards Jonathon Tomlinson Deborah Colvin Jonathan Gore Kirsten Brown Sarah Mitchel Alice Lau Mel Sayer Leon Clark Ruth Silverman Saul Marmot Daniel Rainbow Lucy Carter Nick Mann Richard Fielding Jane Logan Louise Tebboth Natasha Arnold Kate Stobbart Kate Cabot Sarah Finer Martin Edwards David Davies Helen Buttivant Sebastian Kraemer Jo Newell Alun Griffiths Richard Fitzgerald Robert Macgibbon Alan Lee A F Macklon Esther Hobson David Jenner Bobbie Jacobson Alison Timmis Asad Salim John Evans-Jones Woody Caan Ninaad Awsare Neil Pride Ruth Suckling Catherine Bratty Brian Rossiter David Hawkins Jonny Currie Corinne Camilleri-Ferrante Jonathan Fluxman Osman Bhatti James Anson Robert Etherington David Lawrence Henry Fell Edward Clarke Julian Ormerod Oliver Ormerod Maggie Ireland John A T Duncan Rajiv Chandy Jennifer Mindell Paul Mullen Phillip Bennett-Richards Julie Hirst E Murphy P Martin Simon Lowes Peter Fleming Richard Grunewald Joanne Reeve Martin Schweiger Jonathan Coates George Farrelly M A Chamberlain Geoffrey Lewis Jane Young Brian Scott John Gibbs Aileen Landers Pete Deveson Grant Ingrams Martha Leigh Jeff Gawler Amy Ford Jonathan Nixon Margaret McCartney David Bareford Surinder Singh Kate Lockwood Michael Cripwell Peter Ehrhardt David Bell Pam Wortley Laurie Tomlinson Julie Hotchkiss Steven Ford Gill Turner Gerard Reissman David Lewis Chris Johnstone Mike Tomson Payam Torabi David Bell D Tomson Alex Tulloch Sally Johnston Jane Dickinson Elisabeth McElderry Wendy Ross Kim Holt Mary Logan Hilary Klonin David Jenner Jude Danby V Goodger John Puntis Harriet Dickson Derek A Gould Anna Livingstone Dianne Lefevre Bryony Kendall G Singh Peter Hall Jonathan Darling Adrian N Hamlyn Anita Patel Jonathan Erskine Brian Fisher Richard Hughes Clare Highton Helen Venning Ron Singer Steve Brearey Jim Sikorski David Paintin John Feehally Wendy Savage Kathy McAdam Freud Victoria J Holt Alison Gill Tony Waterston Richard de Souza Nicholas Hopkinson Mike Beadsworth Andrea Franks Helen Daley Paul Cullinan Adriana Basarab Jonathan Folb Hugh Gurling Pam Zinkin Simon Kirwin Ernst Buhrs Raymond Brown Andrew West Gary Marlowe Griffith Fellows John Main Jackie Applebee M Koperski Phil Jones Alison Macfarlane Naomi Beer Rebecca Mason Robert West Maggie Eisner Alison Smailes Philip Timms David Knight Coral Jones Barbara Wesby Laura Lyttelton Richard Morrison David Bossano Jonathan Walker Gerry Davies Peter Godfrey Ingrid Wolfe Emmanuel Nsutebu Nicola Stevenson Sheila Cheeroth Jo Miller Guy Johnson R Noor Alyson Hall David Bostock Benedict Michael John Sharvill Jamie Macpherson David Lewis Richard Ma John Middleton Anne Jeffreys Jim Cole John P Boswell Bob Bury Sally Mitchison Ann-Louise Kinmonth Gail Young Iain Maclennan Pat Munday

BMJ 2013 Mar 20;346:f1819. Epub 2013 Mar 20.

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March 2013

Effects of different warm-up programs on golf performance in elite male golfers.

Int J Sports Phys Ther 2012 Aug;7(4):388-95

Sheffield Hallam University, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3735827PMC
August 2012

Dismantling the signposts to public health? NHS data under the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

BMJ 2012 Apr 26;344:e2364. Epub 2012 Apr 26.

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e2364DOI Listing
April 2012

No evidence that patient choice in the NHS saves lives.

Lancet 2011 Dec 9;378(9809):2057-60. Epub 2011 Oct 9.

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61553-5DOI Listing
December 2011

UK-born ethnic minority women and their experiences of feeding their newborn infant.

Midwifery 2011 Oct 29;27(5):595-602. Epub 2010 Oct 29.

Midwifery Department, City University, 20 Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7QN, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2010.06.016DOI Listing
October 2011

Linking maternity data for England, 2005-06: methods and data quality.

Health Stat Q 2011 (49):53-79

Department of Midwifery and Child Health, City University, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/hsq.2011.3DOI Listing
May 2011

Home birth metaanalysis: does it meet AJOG's reporting requirements?

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011 Apr 23;204(4):e15; author reply e18-20, discussion e20. Epub 2011 Feb 23.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2011.01.035DOI Listing
April 2011

Editorials about home birth--proceed with caution.

Lancet 2010 Oct;376(9749):1297

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(10)61906-XDOI Listing
October 2010

'You need that loving tender care': maternity care experiences and expectations of ethnic minority women born in the United Kingdom.

J Health Serv Res Policy 2010 Jul 13;15(3):156-62. Epub 2010 May 13.

Department of Midwifery and Child Health, City University London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/jhsrp.2009.009067DOI Listing
July 2010

Stillbirths and infant deaths among migrants in industrialized countries.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2009 ;88(2):134-48

STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00016340802603805DOI Listing
February 2009

Introducing new data on gestation-specific infant mortality among babies born in 2005 in England and Wales.

Health Stat Q 2007 (35):13-27

Child Health Team, Office for National Statistics, London.

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October 2007

Pilot linkage of NHS Numbers for Babies data with birth registrations.

Health Stat Q 2007 (33):25-33

Department of Midwifery, Institute of Health Sciences, City University.

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April 2007

Area deprivation, individual factors and low birth weight in England: is there evidence of an "area effect"?

J Epidemiol Community Health 2006 Dec;60(12):1053-9

School of Geography and Geosciences, University of St Andrews, Irving Building, North Street, St Andrews KY16 9AL, Fife, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech.2005.042853DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2465519PMC
December 2006

Are we on track - can we monitor bed targets in the NHS plan for England?

J Public Health (Oxf) 2005 Sep 17;27(3):263-9. Epub 2005 Jun 17.

Department of Midwifery, City University, London EC1Y 4TY, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdi035DOI Listing
September 2005

Trends in live births and birthweight by social class, marital status and mother's age, 1976-2000.

Health Stat Q 2004 (23):34-42

Office for National Statistics, London.

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March 2005

Incidence of severe pre-eclampsia, postpartum haemorrhage and sepsis as a surrogate marker for severe maternal morbidity in a European population-based study: the MOMS-B survey.

BJOG 2005 Jan;112(1):89-96

Unité de recherche en Santé Reproductive et Epidémiologie Périnatale, Département des Politiques et Systémes de Santé, Ecole de Santé Publique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0528.2004.00303.xDOI Listing
January 2005

Safety of home and hospital birth--data does not support the conclusions.

Ir Med J 2004 Apr;97(4):124-5; author reply 125

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April 2004

Measuring the outcome of pregnancy in Europe.

Midwifery 2004 Mar;20(1):116-7

City University, UK.

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March 2004

Selecting an indicator set for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe: criteria, methods and results from the PERISTAT project.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2003 Nov;111 Suppl 1:S5-S14

Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women's Health, U149 INSERM, 123 boulevard Port-Royal, 75014 Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2003.09.002DOI Listing
November 2003

The availability of perinatal health indicators in Europe.

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2003 Nov;111 Suppl 1:S15-32

Department of Midwifery, St. Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, 20 Bartholomew Close, West Smithfield, EC1A 7QN London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2003.09.003DOI Listing
November 2003

PERISTAT: indicators for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe.

Eur J Public Health 2003 Sep;13(3 Suppl):29-37

Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women's Health, U149 INSERM, Paris, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/13.suppl_1.29DOI Listing
September 2003

Rising multiple maternity rates and medical management of subfertility: better information is needed.

Eur J Public Health 2003 Mar;13(1):83-6

Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women's Health, INSERM U149, Villejuif, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/13.1.83DOI Listing
March 2003

Inactivation of the F4/80 glycoprotein in the mouse germ line.

Mol Cell Biol 2002 Nov;22(22):8035-43

Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, Technical University of Munich, D-81675 Munich, Germany.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC134735PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mcb.22.22.8035-8043.2002DOI Listing
November 2002

Birth weight and perinatal mortality: a comparison of "optimal" birth weight in seven Western European countries.

Epidemiology 2002 Sep;13(5):569-74

Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001648-200209000-00013DOI Listing
September 2002

The impact of the increasing number of multiple births on the rates of preterm birth and low birthweight: an international study.

Am J Public Health 2002 Aug;92(8):1323-30

Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women's Health, National Institute for Health and Medical Research, Villejuif, France.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1447238PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/ajph.92.8.1323DOI Listing
August 2002

Has the medicalisation of childbirth gone too far?

BMJ 2002 Apr;324(7342):892-5

Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, North Staffordshire Maternity Hospital, Stoke on Trent ST4 6QG.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1122835PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7342.892DOI Listing
April 2002

Improving communication between health professionals and women in maternity care: a structured review.

Health Expect 2002 Mar;5(1):63-83

National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5060132PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1369-6513.2002.00159.xDOI Listing
March 2002