Selected publications

  • 2015

    Article

    • Akbarov, A., Kontopantelis, E., Sperrin, M., Stocks, S. J., Williams, R., Rodgers, S., ... Ashcroft, D. M. (2015). Primary Care Medication Safety Surveillance with Integrated Primary and Secondary Care Electronic Health Records: A Cross-Sectional Study.Drug Safety, 38(7). DOI: 10.1007/s40264-015-0304-x. Publication link: 21a7cb2e-f548-49f3-8b87-29ece6dda25d | PubMed:26100143
    • Ashcroft, D. M., Lewis, P. J., Tully, M. P., Farragher, T. M., Taylor, D., Wass, V., ... Dornan, T. (2015). Prevalence, Nature, Severity and Risk Factors for Prescribing Errors in Hospital Inpatients: Prospective Study in 20 UK Hospitals.Drug Safety, 38, 833-843. DOI: 10.1007/s40264-015-0320-x. Publication link: ec877487-13e5-456f-bbd8-c08a3ea39112 | PubMed:26115701
    • Cheraghi-Sohi, S., Jeffries, M., Stevenson, F., Ashcroft, D., Carr, M., Oliver, K., & Rogers, A. (2015). The influence of personal communities on the self-management of medication taking: A wider exploration of medicine work.Chronic Illness, 11(2), 77-92. DOI: 10.1177/1742395314537841. Publication link: 5eafcb7a-edec-42c4-ac9c-7ccd2dcadf8d | PubMed:24920009
    • Keers, R. N., Williams, S. D., Cooke, J., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2015). Understanding the causes of intravenous medication administration errors in hospitals: a qualitative critical incident study.BMJ open, 5(3). DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005948. Publication link: 5a901a62-b874-43f6-98b6-9b9a10f3f6b0 | PubMed:25770226
    • Kontopantelis, E., Springate, D. A., Reeves, D., Ashcroft, D. M., Rutter, M., Buchan, I., & Doran, T. (2015). Glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels and their relationships to clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort study.Diabetologia, 58(3), 505-18. DOI: 10.1007/s00125-014-3473-8. Publication link: 1d3e5242-dd6e-4243-a0dc-491e0bd18eff | PubMed:25512005
    • Lalor, D. J., Chen, T. F., Walpola, R., George, R. A., Ashcroft, D. M., & Fois, R. A. (2015). An exploration of Australian hospital pharmacists' attitudes to patient safety.The International journal of pharmacy practice, 23(1). DOI: 10.1111/ijpp.12115. Publication link: d0c03897-38c9-41ef-b51b-3eb241fe7eeb | PubMed:24766559
    • Springate, D. A., Ashcroft, D. M., Kontopantelis, E., Doran, T., Ryan, R., & Reeves, D. (2015). Can analyses of electronic patient records be independently and externally validated? Study 2--the effect of β-adrenoceptor blocker therapy on cancer survival: a retrospective cohort study.BMJ open, 5(4). DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007299. Publication link: 45fdd89f-f938-47ba-8c47-41eee42b548e | PubMed:25869690
    • Williams, S. D., Phipps, D. L., & Ashcroft, D. (2015). Examining the attitudes of hospital pharmacists to reporting medication safety incidents using the theory of planned behaviour.International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care / ISQua, 27(4), 297-304. DOI: 10.1093/intqhc/mzv044. Publication link: 2457a1ae-522d-489c-8d7a-8d43dfb2e9f2 | PubMed:26142282
  • 2014

    Article

    • Boyle, T. A., Bishop, A. C., Mahaffey, T., MacKinnon, N. J., Ashcroft, D. M., Zwicker, B., & Reid, C. (2014). Reflections on the role of the pharmacy regulatory authority in enhancing quality related event reporting in community pharmacies. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 10(2), 387-397. DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2013.06.002. Publication link: 9f80cb70-ca6f-4029-bdf4-7b8de7e05a7a
    • Harvey, J., Avery, A. J., Ashcroft, D., Boyd, M., Phipps, D. L., & Barber, N. (2014). Exploring safety systems for dispensing in community pharmacies: Focusing on how staff relate to organizational components. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 11(2). DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2014.06.005. Publication link: b5a53c5e-df13-4ef5-9ba0-f196d05fcb5c | PubMed:25108523
    • Jacobs, S., Hassell, K., Ashcroft, D., Johnson, S., & O'Connor, E. (2014). Workplace stress in community pharmacies in England: Associations with individual, organizational and job characteristics. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 19(1), 27-33. DOI: 10.1177/1355819613500043. Publication link: 2163ae46-bfea-4e74-bc04-449ecaf8bd33 | PubMed:24013555
    • Johnson, S. J., O'Connor, E. M., Jacobs, S., Hassell, K., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2014). The relationships among work stress, strain and self-reported errors in UK community pharmacy. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2013.12.003. Publication link: 332a92c5-665a-4158-a595-fce8d9387fd7
    • Keers, R. N., Williams, S. D., Cooke, J., Walsh, T., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2014). Impact of interventions designed to reduce medication administration errors in hospitals: A systematic review. Drug Safety, 37(5), 317-332. DOI: 10.1007/s40264-014-0152-0. Publication link: 51e7e453-35ce-4bad-b45e-99616c13919a | PubMed:24760475
    • Keers, R. N., Williams, S. D., Vattakatuchery, J. J., Brown, P., Miller, J., Prescott, L., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2014). Prevalence, nature and predictors of prescribing errors in mental health hospitals: A prospective multicentre study. BMJ open, 4(9), [e006084]. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006084. Publication link: 2f905c99-0de0-42c6-b4cf-61ed346cd04e | PubMed:25273813
    • Lewis, P. J., Ashcroft, D. M., Dornan, T., Taylor, D., Wass, V., & Tully, M. P. (2014). Exploring the causes of junior doctors' prescribing mistakes: A qualitative study. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 78(2), 310-319. DOI: 10.1111/bcp.12332. Publication link: 51e671d5-e598-4a76-9807-f9253e314714 | PubMed:24517271
    • Reeves, D., Springate, D. A., Ashcroft, D. M., Ryan, R., Doran, T., Morris, R., ... Kontopantelis, E. (2014). Can analyses of electronic patient records be independently and externally validated? The effect of statins on the mortality of patients with Ischaemic heart disease: a cohort study with nested case-control analysis. BMJ open, 4(4), [e004952]. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004952. Publication link: dff7468f-4dff-459d-af12-7957dbfdc06e | PubMed:24760353
    • Springate, D. A., Kontopantelis, E., Ashcroft, D. M., Olier, I., Parisi, R., Chamapiwa, E., & Reeves, D. (2014). ClinicalCodes: An online clinical codes repository to improve the validity and reproducibility of research using electronic medical records. PLoS ONE, 9(6), [e99825]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099825. Publication link: 611b0770-a3b0-457b-8758-5a23e2c98eb8 | PubMed:24941260
  • 2013

    Article

    • Cresswell, K., Howe, A., Steven, A., Smith, P., Ashcroft, D., Fairhurst, K., ... Sheikh, A. (2013). Patient safety in healthcare preregistration educational curricula: Multiple case study-based investigations of eight medicine, nursing, pharmacy and physiotherapy university courses. BMJ Quality and Safety, 22(10), 843-854. DOI: 10.1136/bmjqs-2013-001905. Publication link: b1f04571-c490-488e-999a-7a66e485bfee | PubMed:23728120
    • Darwich, A. S., Pade, D., Rowland-Yeo, K., Åsberg, A., Jamei, M., Christensen, H., ... Rostami-Hodjegan, A. (2013). Evaluation of an in silico pbpk post-bariatric surgery model through simulating oral drug bioavailability of atorvastatin and cyclosporine. CPT: Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology, 2(6), [e47]. DOI: 10.1038/psp.2013.23. Publication link: 2e2d191f-b0ac-4f5b-87d5-aa157f65009f
    • Fite, A., Macfarlane, S., Furrie, E., Bahrami, B., Cummings, J. H., Steinke, D. T., & MacFarlane, G. T. (2013). Longitudinal analyses of gut mucosal microbiotas in ulcerative colitis in relation to patient age and disease severity and duration. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(3), 849-856. DOI: 10.1128/JCM.02574-12. Publication link: e5fb7caa-5f8b-478f-9115-5a189219b66a | PubMed:23269735
    • Keers, R. N., Williams, S. D., Cooke, J., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2013). Causes of medication administration errors in hospitals: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence. Drug Safety, 36(11), 1045-1067. DOI: 10.1007/s40264-013-0090-2. Publication link: 37da9225-9ff8-464e-8479-9b1b1552500e | PubMed:23975331
    • Keers, R. N., Williams, S. D., Cooke, J., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2013). Prevalence and nature of medication administration errors in health care settings: A systematic review of direct observational evidence. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 47(2), 237-256. DOI: 10.1345/aph.1R147. Publication link: fdd21076-7746-48f5-9a14-519f545ce070 | PubMed:23386063
    • Kongkaew, C., Hann, M., Mandal, J., Williams, S. D., Metcalfe, D., Noyce, P. R., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2013). Risk factors for hospital admissions associated with adverse drug events. Pharmacotherapy, 33(8), 827-837. DOI: 10.1002/phar.1287. Publication link: 2e0fe31e-a6fc-4267-af07-62be78c745cf | PubMed:23686895
    • Parisi, R., Symmons, D. P. M., Griffiths, C. E. M., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2013). Global epidemiology of psoriasis: A systematic review of incidence and prevalence. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 133(2), 377-385. DOI: 10.1038/jid.2012.339. Publication link: b2819fb5-b46f-4a64-a274-36bd289beca9 | PubMed:23014338
    • Steinke, D., & Ashcroft, D. (2013). Personalized medicine: Implications for research and policy. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 18(2), 65-66. DOI: 10.1177/1355819613476276. Publication link: ca24114a-5639-4ead-8971-94dac9083d38
    • Thorneloe, R. J., Bundy, C., Griffiths, C. E. M., Ashcroft, D. M., & Cordingley, L. (2013). Adherence to medication in patients with psoriasis: a systematic literature review.British Journal of Dermatology, 168(1), 20-31. DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12039. Publication link: d690acb8-6582-4014-80d2-71b317c77936 | PubMed:22963128
    • Williams, S. D., Phipps, D. L., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2013). Understanding the attitudes of hospital pharmacists to reporting medication incidents: A qualitative study. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 9(1), 80-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2012.02.002. Publication link: 9ad5773b-ddcd-4d59-bc3d-4be2b58df401 | PubMed:22459214
  • 2012

    Article

    • Darwich, A. S., Henderson, K., Burgin, A., Ward, N., Whittam, J., Ammori, B. J., ... Rostami-Hodjegan, A. (2012). Trends in oral drug bioavailability following bariatric surgery: Examining the variable extent of impact on exposure of different drug classes. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 74(5), 774-787. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.2012.04284.x. Publication link: 4d668614-92a8-4f9e-99da-a77ee4f67f48 | PubMed:22463107
    • Darwich, A. S., Pade, D., Ammori, B. J., Jamei, M., Ashcroft, D. M., & Rostami-Hodjegan, A. (2012). A mechanistic pharmacokinetic model to assess modified oral drug bioavailability post bariatric surgery in morbidly obese patients: Interplay between CYP3A gut wall metabolism, permeability and dissolution. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 64(7), 1008-1024. DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7158.2012.01538.x. Publication link: 08c15128-e0cc-4e69-8863-b1be84c51f25 | PubMed:22686346
    • Hitron, A., Adams, V., Talbert, J., & Steinke, D. (2012). The influence of antidiabetic medications on the development and progression of prostate cancer. Cancer Epidemiology, 36(4), e243-e250. DOI: 10.1016/j.canep.2012.02.005. Publication link: a9559335-f68d-45ea-a497-08810dddb628
    • Molassiotis, A., Emsley, R., Ashcroft, D., Caress, A., Ellis, J., Wagland, R., ... Blackhall, F. (2012). Applying Best-Worst scaling methodology to establish delivery preferences of a symptom supportive care intervention in patients with lung cancer. Lung Cancer, 77(1), 199-204. DOI: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2012.02.001. Publication link: c77ae485-c425-47e8-9075-a3385e024789 | PubMed:22385926
    • Phipps, D. L., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2012). An investigation of occupational subgroups with respect to patient safety culture. Safety Science, 50(5), 1290-1298. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2011.12.016. Publication link: c9a7a535-d4fb-42ea-8623-db3bbc2fe3e3
    • Phipps, D. L., De Bie, J., Herborg, H., Guerreiro, M., Eickhoff, C., Fernandez-Llimos, F., ... Ashcroft, D. M. (2012). Evaluation of the Pharmacy Safety Climate Questionnaire in European community pharmacies. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 24(1), 16-22. [mzr070]. DOI: 10.1093/intqhc/mzr070. Publication link: 3ad1217d-9598-4b42-b18b-cbd3e4aee2c9 | PubMed:22140203
    • Phipps, D. L., Malley, C., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2012). Job characteristics and safety climate: The role of effort-reward and demand-control-support models. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17(3), 279-289. DOI: 10.1037/a0028675. Publication link: 423cbe02-d15d-4a6e-b760-6f88543d25fc | PubMed:22746367
    • Soliman, M. M., Hyrich, K. L., Lunt, M., Watson, K. D., Symmons, D. P. M., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2012). Effectiveness of rituximab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Observational study from the British society for rheumatology biologics register. Journal of Rheumatology, 39(2), 240-246. DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.110610. Publication link: b58b1510-0e6e-4e6c-bbd7-f0908a661982 | PubMed:22174201
    • Soliman, M. M., Hyrich, K. L., Lunt, M., Watson, K. D., Symmons, D. P. M., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2012). Rituximab or a second anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy for rheumatoid arthritis patients who have failed their first anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy? Comparative analysis from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register. Arthritis Care & Research, 64(8), 1108-1115. DOI: 10.1002/acr.21663. Publication link: 69b1f983-1093-4163-9658-7913a1567850 | PubMed:22422731
  • 2011

    Article

  • 2010

    Article

    • McDonald, R., Cheraghi-Sohi, S., Sanders, C., & Ashcroft, D. (2010). Professional status in a changing world: The case of medicines use reviews in English community pharmacy. Social Science and Medicine, 71(3), 451-458. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.04.021. Publication link: becd3ce2-6781-49c1-aeb5-eb0ad9ee0d0f | PubMed:20570427
    • Pearson, P., Steven, A., Howe, A., Sheikh, A., Ashcroft, D., & Smith, P. (2010). Learning about patient safety: Organizational context and culture in the education of health care professionals. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 15(1), 4-10. DOI: 10.1258/jhsrp.2009.009052. Publication link: e1c6ce2d-8f26-4b31-a6c0-5742351316d3 | PubMed:20075121
    • Saad, A. A., Ashcroft, D. M., Watson, K. D., Symmons, D. P. M., Noyce, P. R., & Hyrich, K. L. (2010). Efficacy and safety of anti-TNF therapies in psoriatic arthritis: an observational study from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register. Rheumatology, 49(4), 697-705. DOI: 10.1093/rheumatology/kep423. Publication link: 71265f09-5248-4ba3-a113-70175f81c765 | PubMed:20056769
    • Saad, A. A., Ashcroft, D. M., Watson, K. D., Symmons, D. P. M., Noyce, P. R., & Hyrich, K. L. (2010). Improvements in quality of life and functional status in patients with psoriatic arthritis receiving anti-tumor necrosis factor therapies. Arthritis Care & Research, 62(3), 345-353. DOI: 10.1002/acr.20104. Publication link: d1fc4d08-65d6-4e50-8820-5915d9f66183 | PubMed:20391480
    • Wagner, A. C., Hann, M., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2010). Influence of population and general practice characteristics on prescribing of minor transquilisers in primary care. Pharmacy Practice, 8(3), 193-200. . Publication link: c2148374-744c-45b3-a211-aa35c4df0765
  • 2009

    Article

    • Lewis, P. J., Dornan, T., Taylor, D., Tully, M. P., Wass, V., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2009). Prevalence, incidence and nature of prescribing errors in hospital inpatients: A systematic review. Drug Safety, 32(5), 379-389. DOI: 10.2165/00002018-200932050-00002. Publication link: 88b19093-5517-449f-9b6c-753f8dec498f
    • Phipps, D. L., Noyce, P. R., Parker, D., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2009). Medication safety in community pharmacy: A qualitative study of the sociotechnical context. BMC health services research, 9, [158]. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-9-158. Publication link: ff59b266-ec99-44c4-bc2c-f6fb44c930b1 | PubMed:19735550
    • Saad, A. A., Ashcroft, D. M., Watson, K. D., Hyrich, K. L., Noyce, P. R., & Symmons, D. P. M. (2009). Persistence with anti-tumour necrosis factor therapies in patients with psoriatic arthritis: Observational study from the British Society of Rheumatology Biologics Register. Arthritis Research and Therapy, 11(2), [R52]. DOI: 10.1186/ar2670. Publication link: 7df1304e-307d-40ad-ad2c-a2d0a8770ee0
    • Warren, R. B., Brown, B. C., Lavery, D., Ashcroft, D. M., & Griffiths, C. E. M. (2009). Biologic therapies for psoriasis: Practical experience in a U.K. tertiary referral centre. British Journal of Dermatology, 160(1), 162-169. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2008.08865.x. Publication link: b12825cc-074d-4cc3-87c3-de27a44d100a | PubMed:18808412
    • Williams, S. D., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2009). Medication errors: How reliable are the severity ratings reported to the national reporting and learning system?International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 21(5), 316-320. DOI: 10.1093/intqhc/mzp034. Publication link: fcdc138b-6ddf-4f23-b8f4-53ca2f0f1f43 | PubMed:19679598
  • 2008

    Article

    • Bradley, F., Wagner, A. C., Elvey, R., Noyce, P. R., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2008). Determinants of the uptake of medicines use reviews (MURs) by community pharmacies in England: A multi-method study. Health Policy, 88(2-3), 258-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2008.03.013. Publication link: cb7b8afb-661a-41e3-b94e-d317129a37e1
    • Chen, L. C., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2008). Meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of zolmitriptan in the acute treatment of migraine. Headache, 48(2), 236-247. DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2007.01007.x, 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2007.01007.x. Publication link: c65b739d-0015-41f5-8417-78695bb88708
    • Johnson, C. L., Nicholas, A., Divine, H., Perrier, D. G., Blumenschein, K., & Steinke, D. T. (2008). Outcomes from DiabetesCARE: A pharmacist-provided diabetes management service. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 48(6), 722-730. DOI: 10.1331/JAPhA.2008.07133. Publication link: 40eb5604-6178-4073-83a1-df7ffd2f1f58 | PubMed:19019800
    • Kongkaew, C., Noyce, P. R., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2008). Hospital admissions associated with adverse drug reactions: A systematic review of prospective observational studies. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 42(7-8), 1017-1025. DOI: 10.1345/aph.1L037. Publication link: 9ba7fb7b-f4ad-498e-97d9-ee2efdf2a975 | PubMed:18594048
    • Saad, A. A., Symmons, D. P. M., Noyce, P. R., & Ashcroft, D. M. (2008). Risks and benefits of tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors in the management of psoriatic arthritis: Systematic review and metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Rheumatology, 35(5), 883-890. . Publication link: d3928ea3-1916-4f65-a7f5-643b02cc48f1
    • Thornton, J. A., Ashcroft, D. M., O'Neill, T. W., Elliott, R., Adams, J., Roberts, C., ... Symmons, D. (2008). A systematic review of the effectiveness of strategies for reducing fracture risk in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis with additional data on long-term risk of fracture and cost of disease management. Health Technology Assessment, 12(3). . Publication link: 6fb5a542-ebd4-4f0d-b9d7-6a86d9f2aedf
    • Thornton, J., Lunt, M., Ashcroft, D. M., Baildam, E., Foster, H., Davidson, J., ... Elliott, R. A. (2008). Costing juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Examining patient-based costs during the first year after diagnosis. Rheumatology, 47(7), 985-990. DOI: 10.1093/rheumatology/ken039. Publication link: d85c9cef-c192-4633-8db6-1fb99df30430