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Prof Benjamin Barr PhD

Professor in Applied Public Health Research Public Health, Policy & Systems

    Publications

    2020

    What is the effect of changing eligibility criteria for disability benefits on employment? A systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence from OECD countries (Journal article)

    McHale, P., Pennington, A., Mustard, C., Mahood, Q., Andersen, I., Jensen, N. K., . . . Barr, B. (2020). What is the effect of changing eligibility criteria for disability benefits on employment? A systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence from OECD countries. PLOS ONE, 15(12). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0242976

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0242976

    Trends in inequalities in Children Looked After in England between 2004 and 2019: a local area ecological analysis. (Journal article)

    Bennett, D. L., Mason, K. E., Schlüter, D. K., Wickham, S., Lai, E. T., Alexiou, A., . . . Taylor-Robinson, D. (2020). Trends in inequalities in Children Looked After in England between 2004 and 2019: a local area ecological analysis.. BMJ open, 10(11), e041774. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041774

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041774

    Trends in inequalities in looked after children in England 2004-2019: a local area ecological analysis (Journal article)

    Bennett, D., Mason, K., Schlueter, D., Wickham, S., Lai, E., Alexandros, A., . . . Taylor-Robinson, D. (2020). Trends in inequalities in looked after children in England 2004-2019: a local area ecological analysis. BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041774

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041774

    Neighbourhood unemployment and other socio-demographic predictors of emergency hospitalisation for infectious intestinal disease in England: A longitudinal ecological study (Journal article)

    Rose, T. C., Adams, N. L., Whitehead, M., Wickham, S., O'Brien, S. J., Hawker, J., . . . Barr, B. (2020). Neighbourhood unemployment and other socio-demographic predictors of emergency hospitalisation for infectious intestinal disease in England: A longitudinal ecological study. JOURNAL OF INFECTION, 81(5), 736-742. doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2020.08.048

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2020.08.048

    The longitudinal NIHR ARC North West Coast Household Health Survey: Exploring health inequalities in disadvantaged communities (Journal article)

    Giebel, C., McIntyre, J., Alfirevic, A., Corcoran, R., Daras, K., Downing, J., . . . Barr, B. (2020). The longitudinal NIHR ARC North West Coast Household Health Survey: Exploring health inequalities in disadvantaged communities. BMC Public Health, 20. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-09346-5

    DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-09346-5

    Inequalities in extending working lives beyond age 60 in Canada, Denmark, Sweden and England-By gender, level of education and health. (Journal article)

    McAllister, A., Bodin, T., Brønnum-Hansen, H., Harber-Aschan, L., Barr, B., Bentley, L., . . . Burström, B. (2020). Inequalities in extending working lives beyond age 60 in Canada, Denmark, Sweden and England-By gender, level of education and health.. PloS one, 15(8), e0234900. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0234900

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234900

    Does Social Support Affect Older Adults’ General Practitioner Attendance Rates? Findings from the North West Coast Household Health Survey (Journal article)

    Giebel, C., Rodgers, S., Barr, B., Collins, B., Akpan, A., Shenton, J., . . . Gabbay, M. (n.d.). Does Social Support Affect Older Adults’ General Practitioner Attendance Rates? Findings from the North West Coast Household Health Survey. Clinical Gerontologist: the journal of aging and mental health. doi:10.1080/07317115.2020.1783044

    DOI: 10.1080/07317115.2020.1783044

    Has the introduction of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in England increased emergency admissions for bleeding conditions? A longitudinal ecological study (Journal article)

    Alfirevic, A., Downing, J., Daras, K., Comerford, T., Pirmohamed, M., & Barr, B. (2020). Has the introduction of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in England increased emergency admissions for bleeding conditions? A longitudinal ecological study. BMJ Open, 10(5). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033357

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033357

    Impact of community-based chronic obstructive pulmonary disease service, a multidisciplinary intervention in an area of high deprivation: a longitudinal matched controlled study. (Journal article)

    Saini, P., Rose, T., Downing, J., Matata, B., Pilsworth, S., Pemberton, A., . . . Barr, B. (2020). Impact of community-based chronic obstructive pulmonary disease service, a multidisciplinary intervention in an area of high deprivation: a longitudinal matched controlled study.. BMJ Open, 10(5). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032931

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032931

    Covid-19: We are not “all in it together”—less privileged in society are suffering the brunt of the damage (Journal article)

    Whitehead, M., Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (n.d.). Covid-19: We are not “all in it together”—less privileged in society are suffering the brunt of the damage. thebmjopinion. Retrieved from https://blogs.bmj.com/

    Do people living in disadvantaged circumstances receive different mental health treatments than those from less disadvantaged backgrounds? (Journal article)

    Giebel, C., Corcoran, R., Goodall, M., Campbell, N., Gabbay, M., Daras, K., . . . Kullu, C. (2020). Do people living in disadvantaged circumstances receive different mental health treatments than those from less disadvantaged backgrounds?. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 20(1). doi:10.1186/s12889-020-08820-4

    DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-08820-4

    Age-adjusted associations between comorbidity and outcomes of COVID-19: a review of the evidence (Journal article)

    Mason, K., McHale, P., Pennington, A., Maudsley, G., Day, J., & Barr, B. (2020). Age-adjusted associations between comorbidity and outcomes of COVID-19: a review of the evidence. doi:10.1101/2020.05.06.20093351

    DOI: 10.1101/2020.05.06.20093351

    Inequalities in COVID19 mortality related to ethnicity and socioeconomic deprivation - pre-print paper (Journal article)

    Rose, T., Mason, K., Pennington, A., McHale, P., Buchan, I., Taylor-Robinson, D., & Barr, B. (2020). Inequalities in COVID19 mortality related to ethnicity and socioeconomic deprivation - pre-print paper. medRxiv preprint server for health sciences. doi:10.1101/2020.04.25.20079491

    DOI: 10.1101/2020.04.25.20079491

    Responding to COVID-19 in the Liverpool City Region. COVID-19: How Modelling is Contributing to the Merseyside Response. (Report)

    Alexiou, A., Ashton, M., Barr, B., Buchan, I., O’Flaherty, M., Jewell, C., . . . Sheard, S. (n.d.). Responding to COVID-19 in the Liverpool City Region. COVID-19: How Modelling is Contributing to the Merseyside Response. (Policy Briefing 003). Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place.

    Effects on mental health of a UK welfare reform, Universal Credit: a longitudinal controlled study (Journal article)

    Wickham, S., Bentley, L., Rose, T., Whitehead, M., Taylor-Robinson, D., & Barr, B. (2020). Effects on mental health of a UK welfare reform, Universal Credit: a longitudinal controlled study. LANCET PUBLIC HEALTH, 5(3), E157-E164. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    The impact of longstanding illness and common mental disorder on competing employment exits routes in older working age: A longitudinal data-linkage study in Sweden (Journal article)

    Harber-Aschan, L., Chen, W. -H., McAllister, A., Jensen, N. K., Thielen, K., Andersen, I., . . . Burstrom, B. (2020). The impact of longstanding illness and common mental disorder on competing employment exits routes in older working age: A longitudinal data-linkage study in Sweden. PLOS ONE, 15(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0229221

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0229221

    Impact of a community-based cardiovascular disease service intervention in a highly deprived area (Journal article)

    Downing, J., Rose, T. C., Saini, P., Matata, B., McIntosh, Z., Comerford, T., . . . Barr, B. (2020). Impact of a community-based cardiovascular disease service intervention in a highly deprived area. Heart, 106(5), 374-379. doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315047

    DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315047

    What is the qualitative evidence concerning the risks, diagnosis, management and consequences of gastrointestinal infections in the community in the United Kingdom? A systematic review and meta-ethnography (Journal article)

    Rotheram, S., Cooper, J., Ronzi, S., Barr, B., & Whitehead, M. (2020). What is the qualitative evidence concerning the risks, diagnosis, management and consequences of gastrointestinal infections in the community in the United Kingdom? A systematic review and meta-ethnography. PLoS One, 15(1). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0227630

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227630

    2019

    Stalling life expectancy and rising inequalities in England (Journal article)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Barr, B., & Whitehead, M. (2019). Stalling life expectancy and rising inequalities in England. LANCET, 394(10216), 2238-2239. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    Equal North: how can we reduce health inequalities in the North of England? A prioritization exercise with researchers, policymakers and practitioners (Journal article)

    Addison, M., Kaner, E., Johnstone, P., Hillier-Brown, F., Moffatt, S., Russell, S., . . . Bambra, C. (2019). Equal North: how can we reduce health inequalities in the North of England? A prioritization exercise with researchers, policymakers and practitioners. JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 41(4), 652-664. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdy170

    DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdy170

    Going upstream - an umbrella review of the macroeconomic determinants of health and health inequalities (Journal article)

    Naik, Y., Baker, P., Ismail, S. A., Tillmann, T., Bash, K., Quantz, D., . . . Bambra, C. (2019). Going upstream - an umbrella review of the macroeconomic determinants of health and health inequalities. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 19(1). doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7895-6

    DOI: 10.1186/s12889-019-7895-6

    Sociodemographic and clinical risk factors for paediatric typical haemolytic uraemic syndrome: retrospective cohort study. (Journal article)

    Adams, N., Byrne, L., Rose, T., Adak, B., Jenkins, C., Charlett, A., . . . Hawker, J. (2019). Sociodemographic and clinical risk factors for paediatric typical haemolytic uraemic syndrome: retrospective cohort study.. BMJ paediatrics open, 3(1), e000465. doi:10.1136/bmjpo-2019-000465

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjpo-2019-000465

    P85 Quantifying social inequalities in serious infections in england: a longitudinal ecological analysis of hospital episode statistics data (Conference Paper)

    Wingfield, T., Rose, T., Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2019). P85 Quantifying social inequalities in serious infections in england: a longitudinal ecological analysis of hospital episode statistics data. In https://jech.bmj.com/content/73/Suppl_1/A109.1.full.

    Poverty dynamics and health in late childhood in the UK: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study (Journal article)

    Lai, E., Wickham, S., Law, C., Whitehead, M., Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2019). Poverty dynamics and health in late childhood in the UK: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 104(11), 1049-1055. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2018-316702

    DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-316702

    Assessing the impact of rising child poverty on the unprecedented rise in infant mortality in England, 2000–2017: time trend analysis (Journal article)

    Taylor-Robinson, D. C., Lai, E., Wickham, S., Rose, T., Norman, P., Bambra, C., . . . Barr, B. (2019). Assessing the impact of rising child poverty on the unprecedented rise in infant mortality in England, 2000–2017: time trend analysis. BMJ Open, 9(10). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029424

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029424

    Public involvement in the dissemination of the North West Coast Household Health Survey: Experiences and lessons of co-producing research together (Journal article)

    Giebel, C., Hassan, S., McIntyre, J. C., Corcoran, R., Barr, B., Gabbay, M., . . . Alfirevic, A. (2019). Public involvement in the dissemination of the North West Coast Household Health Survey: Experiences and lessons of co-producing research together. HEALTH EXPECTATIONS, 22(4), 643-649. doi:10.1111/hex.12940

    DOI: 10.1111/hex.12940

    Open data on health-related neighbourhood features in Great Britain (Journal article)

    Daras, K., Green, M., Davies, A., Barr, B., & Singleton, A. (2019). Open data on health-related neighbourhood features in Great Britain. Scientific Data, 6, 10 pages. doi:10.1038/s41597-019-0114-6

    DOI: 10.1038/s41597-019-0114-6

    Influence of socio-economic status on Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection incidence, risk factors and clinical features (Journal article)

    Adams, N. L., Byrne, L., Rose, T. C., Adak, G. K., Jenkins, C., Charlett, A., . . . Hawker, J. I. (2019). Influence of socio-economic status on Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection incidence, risk factors and clinical features. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 147. doi:10.1017/S0950268819000864

    DOI: 10.1017/S0950268819000864

    Leisure centre entrance charges and physical activity participation in England. (Journal article)

    Ward, F., Halliday, E. C., Barr, B., Higgerson, J., & Holt, V. (2019). Leisure centre entrance charges and physical activity participation in England. HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, 34(3), 379-388. doi:10.1093/heapro/dax095

    DOI: 10.1093/heapro/dax095

    The impact of free access to swimming pools on children’s participation in swimming. A comparative regression discontinuity study (Journal article)

    Higgerson, J., Halliday, E., Ortiz-Nunez, A., & Barr, B. (2019). The impact of free access to swimming pools on children’s participation in swimming. A comparative regression discontinuity study. Journal of Public Health, 41(2), 214-221. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdy079

    DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdy079

    The impact of New Labour's English health inequalities strategy on geographical inequalities in infant mortality: A time-trend analysis (Journal article)

    Robinson, T., Brown, H., Norman, P. D., Fraser, L. K., Barr, B., & Bambra, C. (2019). The impact of New Labour's English health inequalities strategy on geographical inequalities in infant mortality: A time-trend analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 73(6), 564-568. doi:10.1136/jech-2018-211679

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2018-211679

    Too sick to work, too healthy to qualify: a cross-country analysis of the effect of changes to disability benefits (Journal article)

    Jensen, N. K., Bronnum-Hansen, H., Andersen, I., Thielen, K., McAllister, A., Burstrom, B., . . . Diderichsen, F. (2019). Too sick to work, too healthy to qualify: a cross-country analysis of the effect of changes to disability benefits. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 73(8), 717-722. doi:10.1136/jech-2019-212191

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2019-212191

    Child health unravelling in UK Poverty is a key driver of the UK's dismal performance on child health (Journal article)

    Taylor-Robinson, D. C., Lai, E. T., Whitehead, M., Duncan, W. H., & Barr, B. (2019). Child health unravelling in UK Poverty is a key driver of the UK's dismal performance on child health. BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 364. doi:10.1136/bmj.l963

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.l963

    Devolution and the regional health divide: a longitudinal ecological study of 14 countries in Europe (Journal article)

    du Plessis, R., Milton, B. S., & Barr, B. (2019). Devolution and the regional health divide: a longitudinal ecological study of 14 countries in Europe. JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 41(1), 3-9. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdy014

    DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdy014

    Evaluating effects of recent changes in NHS resource allocation policy on inequalities in amenable mortality in England, 2007-2014: time-series analysis (Journal article)

    Currie, J., Castillo, M. G., Adekanmbi, V., Barr, B., & O'Flaherty, M. (2019). Evaluating effects of recent changes in NHS resource allocation policy on inequalities in amenable mortality in England, 2007-2014: time-series analysis. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 73(2), 162-167. doi:10.1136/jech-2018-211141

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2018-211141

    What are the social predictors of accident and emergency attendance in disadvantaged neighbourhoods? Results from a cross-sectional household health survey in the north west of England (Journal article)

    Giebel, C., McIntyre, J. C., Daras, K., Gabbay, M., Downing, J., Pirmohamed, M., . . . Barr, B. (2019). What are the social predictors of accident and emergency attendance in disadvantaged neighbourhoods? Results from a cross-sectional household health survey in the north west of England. BMJ Open, 9(1). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022820

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022820

    2018

    How well can poor child health and development be predicted by data collected in early childhood? (Journal article)

    Straatmann, V., Pearce, A., Hope, S., Barr, B., Whitehead, M., Law, C., & Taylor-Robinson, D. C. (2018). How well can poor child health and development be predicted by data collected in early childhood?. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 72(12), 1132-1140. doi:10.1136/jech-2018-211028

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2018-211028

    Developing an openly accessible multi-dimensional small area index of ‘Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards’ for Great Britain, 2016 (Journal article)

    Green, M., Daras, K., Davies, A., Barr, B., & Singleton, A. (2018). Developing an openly accessible multi-dimensional small area index of ‘Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards’ for Great Britain, 2016. Health and Place, 54, 11-19. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.08.019

    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.08.019

    Social patterning of telephone health-advice for diarrhoea and vomiting: analysis of 24 million telehealth calls in England (Journal article)

    Adams, N. L., Taylor-Robinson, D. C., Rose, T. C., Elliot, A. J., Smith, G., Morbey, R., . . . Barr, B. (2018). Social patterning of telephone health-advice for diarrhoea and vomiting: analysis of 24 million telehealth calls in England. Journal of Infection, 78(2), 95-100. doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2018.09.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2018.09.008

    Impact of poverty trajectories on children’s health and maternal mental health: evidence from the UK millennium cohort study (Conference Paper)

    Wickham, S., Lai, T. C., Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2018). Impact of poverty trajectories on children’s health and maternal mental health: evidence from the UK millennium cohort study. In Society for Social Medicine 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting. Glasgow.

    Using local authority entrance charges to tackle inequalities in physical activity? A qualitative study of leisure and public health perspectives (Journal article)

    Halliday, E., Barr, B., Higgerson, J., Holt, V., Ortiz-Nunez, A., & Ward, F. (2018). Using local authority entrance charges to tackle inequalities in physical activity? A qualitative study of leisure and public health perspectives. JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 40(3), 567-572. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdx124

    DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx124

    A systematic review of evidence on the employment impacts of changes to disability benefit, eligibility, assessment criteria, and income replacement levels - PROTOCOL (Report)

    Mchale, P., Pennington, A., & Barr, B. (n.d.). A systematic review of evidence on the employment impacts of changes to disability benefit, eligibility, assessment criteria, and income replacement levels - PROTOCOL: A systematic review of evidence on the employment impacts of changes to disability benefit, eligibility, assessment criteria, and income replacement levels - PROTOCOL.

    Social Identity and Psychosis: Associations and Psychological Mechanisms (Journal article)

    McIntyre, J. C., Wickham, S., Barr, B., & Bentall, R. P. (2018). Social Identity and Psychosis: Associations and Psychological Mechanisms. SCHIZOPHRENIA BULLETIN, 44(3), 681-690. doi:10.1093/schbul/sbx110

    DOI: 10.1093/schbul/sbx110

    Death rate continues to rise for poorest infants in England and Wales (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Lai, T. C., Bradshaw, J., Wolfe, I., Weeks, A., Barr, B., & Whitehead, M. (2018). Death rate continues to rise for poorest infants in England and Wales. (pp. 360:k1090). BMJ. Retrieved from https://www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.k1090/rr-2

    Impact of free access to leisure facilities and community outreach on inequalities in physical activity: a quasi-experimental study (Journal article)

    Higgerson, J., Halliday, E., Ortiz-Nunez, A., Brown, R., & Barr, B. (2018). Impact of free access to leisure facilities and community outreach on inequalities in physical activity: a quasi-experimental study. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 72(3), 252-258. doi:10.1136/jech-2017-209882

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2017-209882

    Relationship between socioeconomic status and gastrointestinal infections in developed countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis (Journal article)

    Adams, N. L., Rose, T. C., Hawker, J., Violato, M., O'Brien, S. J., Barr, B., . . . Taylor-Robinson, D. C. (2018). Relationship between socioeconomic status and gastrointestinal infections in developed countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS ONE, 13(1). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0191633

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191633

    The Rise and Fall of Income Replacement Disability Benefit Receipt in the United Kingdom: What Are the Consequences of Reforms? (Chapter)

    Barr, B., & McHale, P. (2018). The Rise and Fall of Income Replacement Disability Benefit Receipt in the United Kingdom: What Are the Consequences of Reforms?. In E. MacEachen (Ed.), The Science and Politics of Work Disability Prevention. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780429443398

    DOI: 10.4324/9780429443398

    2017

    The impact of economic downturns and budget cuts on homelessness claim rates across 323 local authorities in England, 2004-12. (Journal article)

    Loopstra, R., Reeves, A., Barr, B., Taylor-Robinson, D., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2017). The impact of economic downturns and budget cuts on homelessness claim rates across 323 local authorities in England, 2004-12 (vol 38, pg 417, 2016). JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 39(4), 874. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdx083

    DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdx083

    How well can poor child health and development be predicted with data collected in early childhood in the UK? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (Conference Paper)

    Straatmann, V., Pearce, A., Law, C., Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2017). How well can poor child health and development be predicted with data collected in early childhood in the UK? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study. In LANCET Vol. 390 (pp. S87). doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(17)33022-2

    DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)33022-2

    RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS AND GASTROINTESTINAL INFECTIONS IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS (Conference Paper)

    Adams, N. L., Rose, T. C., Hawker, J., Violato, M., O'Brien, S. J., Barr, B., . . . Taylor-Robinson, D. C. (2017). RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS AND GASTROINTESTINAL INFECTIONS IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS. In JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH Vol. 71 (pp. A82). doi:10.1136/jech-2017-SSMAbstracts.169

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2017-SSMAbstracts.169

    Effect of socioeconomic conditions on frequent complaints of pain in children: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study (Journal article)

    Fryer, B., Cleary, G., Wickham, S., Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. C. (2017). Effect of socioeconomic conditions on frequent complaints of pain in children: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study. BMJ Paediatrics Open. doi:10.1136/bmjpo-2017-000093

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjpo-2017-000093

    Socioeconomic status and infectious intestinal disease in the community: a longitudinal study (IID2 study). (Journal article)

    Adams, N. L., Rose, T. C., Hawker, J., Violato, M., O'Brien, S. J., Whitehead, M., . . . Taylor-Robinson, D. C. (2017). Socioeconomic status and infectious intestinal disease in the community: a longitudinal study (IID2 study).. European journal of public health, 28(1), 134-138. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckx091

    DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx091

    Investigating the impact of the English health inequalities strategy: time trend analysis. (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Higgerson, J., & Whitehead, M. (2017). Investigating the impact of the English health inequalities strategy: time trend analysis.. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 358(8116). doi:10.1136/bmj.j3310

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.j3310

    Socioeconomic status is associated with symptom severity and sickness absence in people with infectious intestinal disease in the UK (Journal article)

    Rose, T. C., Adams, N. L., Barr, B., Hawker, J., O'Brien, S. J., Violato, M., . . . Taylor-Robinson, D. C. (2017). Socioeconomic status is associated with symptom severity and sickness absence in people with infectious intestinal disease in the UK. BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 17. doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2551-1

    DOI: 10.1186/s12879-017-2551-1

    Are social inequalities in early childhood smoking initiation explained by exposure to adult smoking? Findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study (Journal article)

    Taylor-Robinson, D. C., Wickham, S., Campbell, M., Robinson, J., Pearce, A., & Barr, B. (2017). Are social inequalities in early childhood smoking initiation explained by exposure to adult smoking? Findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study. PLoS One, 12(6). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0178633

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178633

    Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards (AHAH) (Report)

    Daras, K., Green, M., Davies, A., Singleton, A., & Barr, B. (n.d.). Access to Healthy Assets and Hazards (AHAH) (DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.11939.66083).

    GAP IN HEALTH BETWEEN RICH AND POOR Death rate now rising in UK's poorest infants (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., & Barr, B. (2017). GAP IN HEALTH BETWEEN RICH AND POOR Death rate now rising in UK's poorest infants. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 357). doi:10.1136/bmj.j2258

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.j2258

    The effect of a transition into poverty on child and maternal mental health: a longitudinal analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study (Journal article)

    Wickham, S., Whitehead, M., Taylor-Robinson, D., & Barr, B. (2017). The effect of a transition into poverty on child and maternal mental health: a longitudinal analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study. Lancet Public Health, 2(3), E141-E148. doi:10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30011-7

    DOI: 10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30011-7

    Key policies for addressing the social determinants of health and health inequities (Book)

    Saunders, M., Barr, B., McHale, P., & Hamelmann, C. (2017). Key policies for addressing the social determinants of health and health inequities. WHO Regional Office for Europe. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK453566/

    2016

    Bias in medical literature on health outcomes: bias in commentary? Reply (Other)

    Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2016). Bias in medical literature on health outcomes: bias in commentary? Reply. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 355). doi:10.1136/bmj.i6638

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.i6638

    The Financial and Economic Crises and Their Impact on Health and Social Well-Being (Chapter)

    Navarro, V., & Muntaner, C. (n.d.). The Financial and Economic Crises and Their Impact on Health and Social Well-Being. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315226927

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315226927

    Impact of moving into poverty on maternal and child mental health: longitudinal analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study (Journal article)

    Wickham, S., Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2016). Impact of moving into poverty on maternal and child mental health: longitudinal analysis of the Millennium Cohort Study. LANCET, 388, 4. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    The impact of economic downturns and budget cuts on homelessness claim rates across 323 local authorities in England, 2004–12 (Journal article)

    Loopstra, R., Reeves, A., Barr, B., Taylor-Robinson, D., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2016). The impact of economic downturns and budget cuts on homelessness claim rates across 323 local authorities in England, 2004–12. Journal of Public Health, 38(3), 417-425. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdv126

    DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv126

    Recessions are harmful to health (Other)

    Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2016). Recessions are harmful to health. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 354). doi:10.1136/bmj.i4631

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.i4631

    Exploring the impact of early life factors on inequalities in risk of overweight in UK children: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study (Journal article)

    Massion, S., Wickham, S., Pearce, A., Barr, B., Law, C., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2016). Exploring the impact of early life factors on inequalities in risk of overweight in UK children: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 101(8), 724-730. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2015-309465

    DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-309465

    Poverty and child health in the UK: using evidence for action (Journal article)

    Wickham, S., Anwar, E., Barr, B., Law, C., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2016). Poverty and child health in the UK: using evidence for action. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 101(8), 759-766. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2014-306746

    DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306746

    Corrigendum to “Trends in mental health inequalities in England during a period of recession, austerity and welfare reform 2004 to 2013” [Social Sci. Med. 147C (2015) 324–331] (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Kinderman, P., & Whitehead, M. (2016). Corrigendum to “Trends in mental health inequalities in England during a period of recession, austerity and welfare reform 2004 to 2013” [Social Sci. Med. 147C (2015) 324–331]. Social Science and Medicine, 160, 129. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.05.020

    DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.05.020

    'First, do no harm': are disability assessments associated with adverse trends in mental health? A longitudinal ecological study. (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Taylor-Robinson, D., Stuckler, D., Loopstra, R., Reeves, A., & Whitehead, M. (2016). 'First, do no harm': are disability assessments associated with adverse trends in mental health? A longitudinal ecological study.. Journal of epidemiology and community health, 70, 339-345. doi:10.1136/jech-2015-206209

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2015-206209

    Austerity and old-age mortality in England: a longitudinal cross-local area analysis, 2007-2013 (Journal article)

    Loopstra, R., McKee, M., Katikireddi, S. V., Taylor-Robinson, D., Barr, B., & Stuckler, D. (2016). Austerity and old-age mortality in England: a longitudinal cross-local area analysis, 2007-2013. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE, 109(3), 109-116. doi:10.1177/0141076816632215

    DOI: 10.1177/0141076816632215

    AUSTERITY CUTS AND SURE START CHILDREN'S CENTRES Investment in Sure Start children's centres is needed more than ever (Other)

    Campbell, M. C., Gladstone, M., Oliver, C., Wickham, S., Barr, B., Aisling, H., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2016). AUSTERITY CUTS AND SURE START CHILDREN'S CENTRES Investment in Sure Start children's centres is needed more than ever. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 352). doi:10.1136/bmj.i902

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.i902

    Relationship between socioeconomic status and gastrointestinal infections in developed countries: a systematic review protocol. (Journal article)

    Rose, T. C., Adams, N., Taylor-Robinson, D. C., Barr, B., Hawker, J., O'Brien, S., . . . Whitehead, M. (2016). Relationship between socioeconomic status and gastrointestinal infections in developed countries: a systematic review protocol.. Systematic reviews, 5, 13. doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0187-7

    DOI: 10.1186/s13643-016-0187-7

    2015

    Fit-for-work or fit-for-unemployment? Does the reassessment of disability benefit claimants using a tougher work capability assessment help people into work? (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Taylor-Robinson, D., Stuckler, D., Loopstra, R., Reeves, A., Wickham, S., & Whitehead, M. (2015). Fit-for-work or fit-for-unemployment? Does the reassessment of disability benefit claimants using a tougher work capability assessment help people into work?. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 70(5), 452-458. doi:10.1136/jech-2015-206333

    DOI: 10.1136/jech-2015-206333

    Trends in mental health inequalities in England during a period of recession, austerity and welfare reform 2004 to 2013 (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Kinderman, P., & Whitehead, M. (2015). Trends in mental health inequalities in England during a period of recession, austerity and welfare reform 2004 to 2013. Social Science & Medicine, 147, 324-331. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.11.009

    DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.11.009

    The mental health impact of recession and welfare reform in England between 2008 and 2013. (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Barr, B. R. (2015, November). The mental health impact of recession and welfare reform in England between 2008 and 2013..

    Child health at risk from welfare cuts Poverty has an enduring influence on children's development, health outcomes, and survival (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Wickham, S., & Barr, B. (2015). Child health at risk from welfare cuts Poverty has an enduring influence on children's development, health outcomes, and survival. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 351). doi:10.1136/bmj.h5330

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h5330

    Doctors must advocate for action on the high levels of child poverty (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Wickham, S., McKenna, C., Kyeremateng, R., Massion, S., & Barr, B. (2015). Doctors must advocate for action on the high levels of child poverty. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 351). doi:10.1136/bmj.h3959

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h3959

    Austerity, sanctions, and the rise of food banks in the UK. (Journal article)

    Loopstra, R., Reeves, A., Taylor-Robinson, D., Barr, B., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2015). Austerity, sanctions, and the rise of food banks in the UK.. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 350. doi:10.1136/bmj.h1775

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h1775

    Economic shocks, resilience, and male suicides in the Great Recession: cross-national analysis of 20 EU countries (Journal article)

    Reeves, A., Mckee, M., Gunnell, D., Chang, S. -S., Basu, S., Barr, B., & Stuckler, D. (2015). Economic shocks, resilience, and male suicides in the Great Recession: cross-national analysis of 20 EU countries. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 25(3), 404-409. doi:10.1093/eurpub/cku168

    DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/cku168

    2014

    Great leap backwards (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Duncan, M. W., & Barr, B. (2014). Great leap backwards. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 349). doi:10.1136/bmj.g7350

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.g7350

    Child mortality in the UK (Journal article)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Bradshaw, J., Barr, B., & Whitehead, M. (2014). Child mortality in the UK. LANCET, 384(9958), 1923. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)62271-6

    DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)62271-6

    North and South: addressing the English health divide (Journal article)

    Bambra, C., Barr, B., & Milne, E. (2014). North and South: addressing the English health divide. JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 36(2), 183-186. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdu029

    DOI: 10.1093/pubmed/fdu029

    The impact of NHS resource allocation policy on health inequalities in England 2001-11: longitudinal ecological study (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Bambra, C., Whitehead, M., & Duncan, W. H. (2014). The impact of NHS resource allocation policy on health inequalities in England 2001-11: longitudinal ecological study. British Medical Journal, 348. doi:10.1136/bmj.g3231

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.g3231

    TACKLING OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY Support in the early years of life is crucial to reducing obesity (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D. C., Harrison, D., & Barr, B. (2014). TACKLING OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY Support in the early years of life is crucial to reducing obesity. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 348). doi:10.1136/bmj.g2712

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.g2712

    Poor areas lose out most in new NHS budget allocation (Other)

    Barr, B., & Taylor-Robinson, D. (2014). Poor areas lose out most in new NHS budget allocation. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 348). doi:10.1136/bmj.g160

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.g160

    2013

    Doctors need to take the lead on poverty's effects on health Data suggest hard times ahead, especially for increasing numbers of children (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Harrison, D., Whitehead, M., & Barr, B. (2013). Doctors need to take the lead on poverty's effects on health Data suggest hard times ahead, especially for increasing numbers of children. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 347). doi:10.1136/bmj.f7540

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.f7540

    MALNUTRITION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS The rise of food poverty in the UK (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Rougeaux, E., Harrison, D., Whitehead, M., Barr, B., & Pearce, A. (2013). MALNUTRITION AND ECONOMIC CRISIS The rise of food poverty in the UK. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 347). doi:10.1136/bmj.f7157

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.f7157

    PREMATURE DEATHS ACROSS ENGLAND Austerity measures hit the sickest hardest (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Gosling, R., Harrison, D., Khan, M., & Barr, B. (2013). PREMATURE DEATHS ACROSS ENGLAND Austerity measures hit the sickest hardest. In BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Vol. 347). doi:10.1136/bmj.f4208

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.f4208

    Doctors need to take the lead on poverty's effects on health (invited editorial). (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Harrison, D., Whitehead, M., & Barr, B. (2013). Doctors need to take the lead on poverty's effects on health (invited editorial).. In British Medical Journal (pp. f7540). [Paper].

    The rise of food poverty in the UK (letter) (Other)

    Taylor-Robinson, D., Rougeaux, E., Harrison, D., Whitehead, M., Barr, B., & Pearse, A. (2013). The rise of food poverty in the UK (letter). In British Journal of Medicine (Vol. 347, pp. f7157). [Paper].

    2012

    Impact on health inequalities of rising prosperity in England 1998-2007, and implications for performance incentives: longitudinal ecological study (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Taylor-Robinson, D., & Whitehead, M. (2012). Impact on health inequalities of rising prosperity in England 1998-2007, and implications for performance incentives: longitudinal ecological study. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 345. doi:10.1136/bmj.e7831

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.e7831

    Delayed and differential effects of the economic crisis in Sweden in the 1990s on health-related exclusion from the labour market: A health equity assessment (Journal article)

    Burstrom, B., Nylen, L., Barr, B., Clayton, S., Holland, P., & Whitehead, M. (2012). Delayed and differential effects of the economic crisis in Sweden in the 1990s on health-related exclusion from the labour market: A health equity assessment. SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 75(12), 2431-2436. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.09.022

    DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.09.022

    Suicides associated with the 2008-10 economic recession in England: time trend analysis (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Taylor-Robinson, D., Scott-Samuel, A., McKee, M., & Stuckler, D. (2012). Suicides associated with the 2008-10 economic recession in England: time trend analysis. BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 345. doi:10.1136/bmj.e5142

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.e5142

    Resources must be used to reduce inequalities (Journal article)

    Barr, B. (2012). Resources must be used to reduce inequalities. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 344. doi:10.1136/bmj.e4128

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.e4128

    Effectiveness of return-to-work interventions for disabled people: a systematic review of government initiatives focused on changing the behaviour of employers (Journal article)

    Clayton, S., Barr, B., Nylen, L., Burstrom, B., Thielen, K., Diderichsen, F., . . . Whitehead, M. (2012). Effectiveness of return-to-work interventions for disabled people: a systematic review of government initiatives focused on changing the behaviour of employers. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 22(3), 434-439. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckr101

    DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckr101

    ASSAULT ON UNIVERSALISM Stop blaming the unemployed and focus on universal system of mutual security (Journal article)

    Barr, B. R. (2012). ASSAULT ON UNIVERSALISM Stop blaming the unemployed and focus on universal system of mutual security. BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 344. doi:10.1136/bmj.e537

    DOI: 10.1136/bmj.e537

    The longitudinal prevalence of MRSA in care home residents and the effectiveness of improving infection prevention knowledge and practice on colonisation using a stepped wedge study design (Journal article)

    Horner, C., Wilcox, M., Barr, B., Hall, D., Hodgson, G., Parnell, P., & Tompkins, D. (2012). The longitudinal prevalence of MRSA in care home residents and the effectiveness of improving infection prevention knowledge and practice on colonisation using a stepped wedge study design. BMJ OPEN, 2(1). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000423

    DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000423

    2011

    HOW DO MACRO-LEVEL CONTEXTS AND POLICIES AFFECT THE EMPLOYMENT CHANCES OF CHRONICALLY ILL AND DISABLED PEOPLE? PART I: THE IMPACT OF RECESSION AND DEINDUSTRIALIZATION (Journal article)

    Holland, P., Burstroem, B., Whitehead, M., Diderichsen, F., Dahl, E., Barr, B., . . . Uppal, S. (2011). HOW DO MACRO-LEVEL CONTEXTS AND POLICIES AFFECT THE EMPLOYMENT CHANCES OF CHRONICALLY ILL AND DISABLED PEOPLE? PART I: THE IMPACT OF RECESSION AND DEINDUSTRIALIZATION. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH SERVICES, 41(3), 395-413. doi:10.2190/HS.41.3.a

    DOI: 10.2190/HS.41.3.a

    HOW DO MACRO-LEVEL CONTEXTS AND POLICIES AFFECT THE EMPLOYMENT CHANCES OF CHRONICALLY ILL AND DISABLED PEOPLE? PART II: THE IMPACT OF ACTIVE AND PASSIVE LABOR MARKET POLICIES (Journal article)

    Holland, P., Nylen, L., Thielen, K., van der Wel, K. A., Chen, W. -H., Barr, B., . . . Whitehead, M. (2011). HOW DO MACRO-LEVEL CONTEXTS AND POLICIES AFFECT THE EMPLOYMENT CHANCES OF CHRONICALLY ILL AND DISABLED PEOPLE? PART II: THE IMPACT OF ACTIVE AND PASSIVE LABOR MARKET POLICIES. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH SERVICES, 41(3), 415-430. doi:10.2190/HS.41.3.b

    DOI: 10.2190/HS.41.3.b

    2010

    To what extent have relaxed eligibility requirements and increased generosity of disability benefits acted as disincentives for employment? A systematic review of evidence from countries with well-developed welfare systems (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Clayton, S., Whitehead, M., Thielen, K., Burstrom, B., Nylen, L., & Dahl, E. (2010). To what extent have relaxed eligibility requirements and increased generosity of disability benefits acted as disincentives for employment? A systematic review of evidence from countries with well-developed welfare systems. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 64(12), 1106-1114. doi:10.1136/jech.2010.111401

    DOI: 10.1136/jech.2010.111401

    2008

    Are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus that produce Panton-Valentine leucocidin (PVL) found among residents of care homes? (Journal article)

    Smith, C. S., Parnell, P., Hodgson, G., Darby, B., Barr, B., Tompkins, D., . . . Wilcox, M. H. (2008). Are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus that produce Panton-Valentine leucocidin (PVL) found among residents of care homes?. JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY, 62(5), 968-972. doi:10.1093/jac/dkn326

    DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkn326

    Focusing the equity lens: Arguments and actions on health inequalities (Report)

    Povall, S., Whitehead, M., Gosling, S., & Barr, B. (2008). Focusing the equity lens: Arguments and actions on health inequalities. Liverpool.

    Focusing the equity lens: arguments and actions on health inequalties (Book)

    Povall, S., Whitehead, M., Gosling, R., & Barr, B. (Eds.) (2008). Focusing the equity lens: arguments and actions on health inequalties. Liverpool: WHO Collaborating Centre for Policy Research on Social Determinants of Health.

    2007

    Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization among older residents of care homes in the United Kingdom (Journal article)

    Barr, B., Wilcox, M. H., Brady, A., Parnell, P., Darby, B., & Tompkins, D. (2007). Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization among older residents of care homes in the United Kingdom. INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, 28(7), 853-859. doi:10.1086/516795

    DOI: 10.1086/516795

    2005

    A study to determine whether the use of a preconnect urinary catheter system reduces the incidence of nosocomial urinary tract infections (Journal article)

    Madeo, M., Barr, B., & Owen, E. (2005). A study to determine whether the use of a preconnect urinary catheter system reduces the incidence of nosocomial urinary tract infections. British Journal of Infection Control, 6(4), 22-25. doi:10.1177/14690446050060040901

    DOI: 10.1177/14690446050060040901

    Undated

    Local Government Funding and Stalling Life Expectancy in England: A Longitudinal Ecological Study (Journal article)

    Alexiou, A., Fahy, K., Mason, K., Bennett, D., Brown, H., Bambra, C., . . . Barr, B. (n.d.). Local Government Funding and Stalling Life Expectancy in England: A Longitudinal Ecological Study.