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Dr Alice Tompson

PhD

Research Fellow

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

I am a Research Fellow (maternity cover) at the NIHR School for Public Health Research at LSHTM (SPHR@L) where my research focusses on local authority approaches to reducing health inequalities. My academic background is in public health and medical anthropology. I previously worked as a primary care researcher at Oxford University.

Affiliations

Department of Health Services Research and Policy
Faculty of Public Health and Policy

Research

I currently work on the NIHR funded Places and Communities Programme that seeks to strengthen the evidence on the social and environmental factors that determine public health.

Research Area
Public health
Social and structural determinants of health
Discipline
Social Sciences

Selected Publications

What drives antimicrobial prescribing for companion animals? A mixed-methods study of UK veterinary clinics.
Tompson AC; Chandler CIR; Mateus ALP; O'Neill DG; Chang Y-M; Brodbelt DC
2020
Preventive Veterinary Medicine
Mixed-methods feasibility study of blood pressure self-screening for hypertension detection.
Tompson A; Fleming S; Lee M-M; Monahan M; Jowett S; McCartney D; Greenfield S; Heneghan C; Ward A; Hobbs R
2019
BMJ open
Quality improvements of safety-netting guidelines for cancer in UK primary care: insights from a qualitative interview study of GPs.
Tompson A; Nicholson BD; Ziebland S; Evans J; Bankhead C
2019
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Acceptability and psychological impact of out-of-office monitoring to diagnose hypertension: an evaluation of survey data from primary care patients.
Tompson AC; Ward AM; McManus RJ; Perera R; Thompson MJ; Heneghan CJ; Nunan D
2019
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Medications that reduce emergency hospital admissions: an overview of systematic reviews and prioritisation of treatments.
Bobrovitz N; Heneghan C; Onakpoya I; Fletcher B; Collins D; Tompson A; Lee J; Nunan D; Fisher R; Scott B
2018
BMC medicine
General practitioner referrals to one-stop clinics for symptoms that could be indicative of cancer: a systematic review of use and clinical outcomes.
Friedemann Smith C; Tompson A; Holtman GA; Bankhead C; Gleeson F; Lasserson D; Nicholson BD
2018
Family practice
Direct access cancer testing in primary care: a systematic review of use and clinical outcomes.
Smith CF; Tompson AC; Jones N; Brewin J; Spencer EA; Bankhead CR; Hobbs FR; Nicholson BD
2018
The British journal of general practice
Patient experience of home and waiting room blood pressure measurement: a qualitative study of patients with recently diagnosed hypertension.
Tompson AC; Schwartz CL; Fleming S; Ward AM; Greenfield SM; Grant S; Hobbs FR; Heneghan CJ; McManus RJ
2018
The British journal of general practice
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