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Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Recruitment to a large scale randomised controlled clinical trial in primary care: the Helicobacter Eradication Aspirin Trial (HEAT)2022
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Conceptual framework to guide early diagnos programs for symptomatic cancer as part of global cancer control2021
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Jen Howse
Dr Catherine Nixon
Electronic clinical decision support tool for assessing stomach symptoms in primary care (ECASS): A feasibility study2021
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Cancer has not gone away: a primary care perspective to support a balanced approach to timely cancer diagnosis during COVID-192020
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Cross-sectional study using primary care and cancer registration data to investigate patients with cancer presenting with non-specific symptoms2020
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Cytosponge-trefoil factor 3 versus usual care to identify Barrett's oesophagus in a primary care setting: a multicentre, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial2020
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Cytosponge-trefoil factor 3 versus usual care to identify Barrett's oesophagus in a primary care setting: a multicentre, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial2020
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
First results from five multi-disciplinary diagnostic centre (MDC) projects for non-specific but concerning symptoms, possibly indicative of cancer2020
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Patient symptom experience prior to a diagnosis of oesophageal or gastric cancer: a multi-methods study2020
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Presenting symptoms of cancer and stage at diagnosis: evidence from a cross-sectional, population-based study2020
Dr Christina Dobson
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Linda Sharp
Reconceptualising rural cancer inequalities: Time for a new research agenda2020
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The prevalence of chronic conditions in patients diagnosed with one of 29 common and rarer cancers: A cross-sectional study using primary care data2020
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Associations between general practice characteristics with use of urgent referrals for suspected cancer and endoscopies: a cross-sectional ecological study2019
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Comorbid chronic diseases and cancer diagnosis: disease specific effects and underlying mechanisms2019
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Evaluating diagnostic strategies for early detection of cancer: the CanTest framework2019
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Incidentally diagnosed cancer and common preceding clinical scenarios: a cross-sectional descriptive analysis of english audit data2019
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The frequency, nature and impact of GP-assessed avoidable delays in a population-based cohort of cancer patients2019
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The influence of health literacy on the timely diagnosis of symptomatic cancer: a systematic review2019
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Associations between diagnostic activity and measures of patient experience in primary care2018
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Barrett's oESophagus trial 3 (BEST3): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial comparing the Cytosponge-TFF3 test with usual care to facilitate the diagnosis of oesophageal pre-cancer in primary care patients with chronic acid reflux2018
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Development of an intervention to expedite cancer diagnosis through primary care: A protocol2018
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Diagnosing cancer in primary care: results from the National Cancer Diagnosis Audit2018
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Reimagining the diagnostic pathway for gastrointestinal cancer2018
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Symptom Signatures and Diagnostic Timeliness in Cancer Patients: A Review of Current Evidence2018
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The Aarhus statement on cancer diagnostic research: turning recommendations into new survey instruments2018
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The nature and frequency of abdominal symptoms in cancer patients and their associations with time to help-seeking: evidence from a national audit of cancer diagnosis2018
Dr Christina Dobson
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The role of social context in symptom appraisal and help‐seeking among people with lung or colorectal symptoms: A qualitative interview study2018
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Clinical features of bowel disease in patients aged <50 years in primary care: A large case-control study2017
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Evidence of advanced stage colorectal cancer with longer diagnostic intervals: a pooled analysis of seven primary care cohorts comprising 11 720 patients in five countries2017
Dr Nicola Hall
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The researchers' role in knowledge translation: a realist evaluation of the development and implementation of diagnostic pathways for cancer in two United Kingdom localities2017
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Typical and atypical presenting symptoms of breast cancer and their associations with diagnostic intervals: Evidence from a national audit of cancer diagnosis2017
Dr Nicola Hall
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Understanding symptom appraisal and help-seeking in people with symptoms suggestive of pancreatic cancer: A qualitative study2017
Dr Nicola Hall
Professor Colin Rees
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Concerns, perceived need and competing priorities: a qualitative exploration of decision-making and non-participation in a population-based flexible sigmoidoscopy screening programme to prevent colorectal cancer2016
Dr Catherine Nixon
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Evaluating a computer aid for assessing stomach symptoms (ECASS): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial2016
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Improving early diagnosis of symptomatic cancer2016
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
International variation in adherence to referral guidelines for suspected cancer: A secondary analysis of survey data2016
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Profiling for primary-care presentation, investigation and referral for liver cancers: Evidence from a national audit2016
Dr Lynne Forrest
Dr Sarah Sowden
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Martin White
Dr Jean Adams
et al.
Socio-economic inequalities in stage at diagnosis, and in time intervals on the lung cancer pathway from first symptom to treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis2016
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Symptoms and patient factors associated with diagnostic intervals for pancreatic cancer (SYMPTOM pancreatic study): a prospective cohort study2016
Dr Nicola Hall
Dr Christina Dobson
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Symptoms and patient factors associated with longer time to diagnosis for colorectal cancer: Results from a prospective cohort study2016
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Age and gender variations in cancer diagnostic intervals in 15 cancers: Analysis of data from the UK clinical practice research datalink2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Ingrid Ablett Spence
Assessing the impact of an English national initiative for early cancer diagnosis in primary care2015
Dr Nicola Hall
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Christina Dobson
Professor Colin Rees
Attitudes and beliefs of non-participants in a population-based screening programme for colorectal cancer2015
Dr Christina Dobson
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Explaining Discrepant Results from Questionnaires and Interviews Concering Help-Seeking: Are 'Public' and 'Private' Accounts the Key?2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Explaining variation in cancer survival between 11 jurisdictions in the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership: a primary care vignette survey2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Exploring GPs' experiences of using diagnostic tools for cancer: a qualitative study in primary care2015
Sally Stapley
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
For which cancers might patients benefit most from expedited symptomatic diagnosis? Construction of a ranking order by a modified Delphi technique2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Impact of investigations in general practice on timeliness of referral for patients subsequently diagnosed with cancer: Analysis of national primary care audit data2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Eleni Sofianopoulou
Professor Colin Rees
Implementing a national flexible sigmoidoscopy screening program: results of the English early pilot2015
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Andrew Russell
Irritable bowel syndrome: An integrated explanatory model for clinical practice2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Catherine Nixon
Professor Colin Rees
Patient-derived measures of GI endoscopy: A meta-narrative review of the literature2015
Dr Helen Close
Professor James Mason
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Risk of ischaemic heart disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Cohort study using the general practice research database2015
Dr Nicola Hall
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Symptom appraisal and healthcare-seeking for symptoms suggestive of colorectal cancer: a qualitative study2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Nicola Hall
Dr Christina Dobson
Symptoms and other factors associated with time to diagnosis and stage of lung cancer: a prospective cohort study2015
Dr Emily Henderson
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor David Hunter
Systematic review of the use of data from national childhood obesity surveillance programmes in primary care: A conceptual synthesis2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor David Hunter
The expanding role of primary care in cancer control2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The Helicobacter Eradication Aspirin Trial (HEAT): A Large Simple Randomised Controlled Trial Using Novel Methodology in Primary Care2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The relative length of the patient and the primary care interval in patients with 28 common and rarer cancers2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
The role of primary care in cancer diagnosis via emergency presentation: qualitative synthesis of significant event reports2015
Dr Lynne Forrest
Dr Jean Adams
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Martin White
The role of receipt and timeliness of treatment in socioeconomic inequalities in lung cancer survival: population-based, data-linkage study2015
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Use of the English urgent referral pathway for suspected cancer and mortality in patients with cancer: cohort study2015
Dr Emily Henderson
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
A model of roles and responsibilities in oral health promotion based on perspectives of a community-based initiative for pre-school children in the UK2014
Dr Christina Dobson
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Aestheticising Cancer2014
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Comparison of cancer diagnostic intervals before and after implementation of NICE guidelines: analysis of data from the UK General Practice Research Database2014
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Development of a survey instrument to investigate the primary care factors related to differences in cancer diagnosis between international jurisdictions2014
Dr Lynne Forrest
Dr Jean Adams
Professor Martin White
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Factors associated with timeliness of post-primary care referral, diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer: population-based, data-linkage study2014
Dr Lynne Forrest
Professor Martin White
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Jean Adams
Factors associated with timely referral, diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer: cohort study using linked cancer registry, Hospital Episode Statistics, and audit data2014
Dr Michele Castelli
Professor David Hunter
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
How might healthcare systems influence speed of cancer diagnosis: A narrative review2014
Dr Lynne Forrest
Professor Martin White
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Jean Adams
Intervention-generated inequalities in lung cancer care: cohort study using linked cancer registry, Hospital Episode Statistics, and audit data2014
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Colin Rees
Non-neoplastic findings at colonoscopy after positive faecal occult blood testing: Data from the English Bowel Cancer Screening Programme2014
Dr Christina Dobson
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Patient delay in cancer diagnosis: what do we really mean and can we be more specific?2014
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Research into practice: prompt diagnosis of cancer in primary care2014
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Rethinking diagnostic delay in cancer: how difficult is the diagnosis?2014
Dr Lynne Forrest
Dr Sarah Sowden
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Martin White
Dr Jean Adams
et al.
Socio-economic inequalities in patient, primary care, referral, diagnostic, and treatment intervals on the lung cancer care pathway: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis2014
Dr Lynne Forrest
Dr Sarah Sowden
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Martin White
Dr Jean Adams
et al.
Socio-economic inequalities in stage at diagnosis, and in time from first symptom to treatment, for lung cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis2014
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Systematic review: The perceptions, diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome in primary care - A Rome Foundation Working Team Report2014
Dr Lynne Forrest
Professor Martin White
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Jean Adams
The role of patient, tumour and system factors in socioeconomic inequalities in lung cancer treatment: population-based study2014
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Variation in promptness of presentation among 10,297 patients subsequently diagnosed with one of 18 cancers: Evidence from a National Audit of Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care2014
Dr Nicola Hall
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Intentional and inadvertent non-adherence in adult coeliac disease. A cross-sectional survey2013
Dr Lynne Forrest
Dr Jean Adams
Dr Helen Wareham
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Martin White
et al.
Socioeconomic inequalities in lung cancer treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis2013
Dr Lynne Forrest
Professor Martin White
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Jean Adams
The effect of socioeconomic inequalities in receipt of, and time to, treatment on socioeconomic inequalities in lung cancer survival: an observational, data-linkage study2013
Eleni Sofianopoulou
Professor Stephen Rushton
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Tanja Pless-Mulloli
Defining GP practice areas based on true service utilisation2012
Elena Parmelli
Dr Gerd Flodgren
Scott Fraser
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Martin Eccles
et al.
Interventions to increase clinical incident reporting in health care2012
Dr Lynne Forrest
Dr Jean Adams
Dr Helen Wareham
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Martin White
et al.
Socio-economic inequalities in lung cancer treatment: A systematic review and meta-analysis2012
Dr Katie Haighton
Professor Suzanne Moffatt
Denise Howel
Professor Elaine McColl
Professor Eugene Milne
et al.
The Do-Well study: protocol for a randomised controlled trial, economic and qualitative process evaluations of domiciliary welfare rights advice for socio-economically disadvantaged older people recruited via primary health care2012
Dr Scott Wilkes
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Experience of fertility preservation among younger people diagnosed with cancer.2010
Chris Speed
Dr Ben Heaven
Professor Ashley Adamson
Professor John Bond
Dr Sally Corbett
et al.
LIFELAX - diet and LIFEstyle versus LAXatives in the management of chronic constipation in older people: randomised controlled trial2010
Dr Scott Wilkes
Dr David Chinn
Professor Alison Murdoch
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Epidemiology and management of infertility: a population-based study in UK primary care2009
Dr Scott Wilkes
Professor Alison Murdoch
Dr Nick Steen
Dr John Wilsdon
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
et al.
Open Access Tubal aSsessment for the initial management of infertility in general practice (the OATS trial): a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial2009
Dr Scott Wilkes
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Nicola Hall
Professor Alison Murdoch
Patient and professional views of open access hysterosalpingography for the initial management of infertility in primary care2009
Dr Scott Wilkes
Dr Nicola Hall
Professor Alison Murdoch
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Patient experience of infertility management in primary care: an in-depth interview study2009
Dr Scott Wilkes
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Process evaluation of infertility management in primary care: has open access HSG been normalized?2009
Dr Nicola Hall
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Systematic review: Adherence to a gluten-free diet in adult patients with coeliac disease2009
Dr Svetozar Mihaylov
Dr Catherine Stark
Professor Elaine McColl
Dr Nick Steen
Alessandra Vanoli
et al.
Stepped treatment of older adults on laxatives. The STOOL trial2008
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Nicola Hall
The management of common gastrointestinal disorders in general practice. A survey by the European Society for Primary Care Gastroenterology (ESPCG) in six European countries2008
Dr Scott Wilkes
Dr Nicola Hall
Professor Alison Murdoch
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
General practitioners' perceptions and attitudes to infertility management in primary care: Focus group study2007
Dr Nicola Hall
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Medication beliefs among patients with inflammatory bowel disease who report low quality of life: A qualitative study2007
Dr Scott Wilkes
Professor Alison Murdoch
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr David Chinn
Dr John Wilsdon
et al.
Investigation of infertility management in primary care with open access hysterosalpingography (HSG): A pilot study2006
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Angela Bate
Dr Philip Shackley
Dr Nicola Hall
Preference for access to the GP: A discrete choice experiment2006
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr Nicola Hall
The diagnosis of IBS in primary care: consensus development using nominal group technique2006
Dr Nicolette Rousseau
Professor Elaine McColl
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Professor Carl May
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
et al.
Identifying patients with irritable bowel syndrome via a population survey2005
Dr Nicola Hall
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Dr Joanne Neely
The Fight for 'Health-related Normality': A Qualitative Study of the Experiences of Individuals Living with Established Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)2005
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Dr David Chinn
Quality of life in patients with established inflammatory bowel disease: a UK general practice survey2004
Dr David Chinn
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Timing of Simvastatin (author’s reply).2004
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr David Chinn
Errors in general practice: development and pilot study of a method of detecting errors2003
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Dr David Chinn
Taking simvastatin in the morning compared with in the evening: randomised controlled trial2003
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Dr David Chinn
Long term aminosalicylate therapy is underused in patients with ulcerative colitis: a cross-sectional survey2002
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Jane Greenaway
Dr Michael Bramble
Dr David Parkin
et al.
Evaluation of guidelines for the use of an open access flexible sigmoidoscopy service: A randomised controlled trial2001
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Jane Greenaway
Dr Michael Bramble
Dr David Parkin
et al.
The effects of an open access flexible sigmoidoscopy service on the management of patients with rectal bleeding2001
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Emeritus Professor Amritpal Hungin
Inflammatory bowel disease: Epidemiology and management in an English general practice population2000
Dr Andrew Russell
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Rethinking patient satisfaction: patient experiences of an open access flexible sigmoidoscopy service2000
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Factors influencing compliance in long-term proton pump inhibitor therapy in general practice1999
Emeritus Professor Greg Rubin
Long-term prescribing of proton pump inhibitors in general practice1999