Skip to main content

Research Repository

See what's under the surface


Using the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) outside acute hospital settings: A qualitative study of staff experiences in the West of England (2018)
Journal Article
Brangan, E., Banks, J., Brant, H., Pullyblank, A. M., Le Roux, H., & Redwood, S. (2018). Using the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) outside acute hospital settings: A qualitative study of staff experiences in the West of England. BMJ Open, 8(10), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022528

© 2018 Author(s) (or their employer(s)). Objectives Early warning scores were developed to improve recognition of clinical deterioration in acute hospital settings. In England, the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) is increasingly being recommended... Read More about Using the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) outside acute hospital settings: A qualitative study of staff experiences in the West of England.

Not all waits are equal: An exploratory investigation of emergency care patient pathways (2017)
Journal Article
Swancutt, D., Joel-Edgar, S., Allen, M., Thomas, D., Brant, H., Benger, J., …Pinkney, J. (2017). Not all waits are equal: An exploratory investigation of emergency care patient pathways. BMC Health Services Research, 17(1), 436. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2349-2

© 2017 The Author(s). Background: Increasing pressure in the United Kingdom (UK) urgent care system has led to Emergency Departments (EDs) failing to meet the national requirement that 95% of patients are admitted, discharged or transferred within 4-... Read More about Not all waits are equal: An exploratory investigation of emergency care patient pathways.

An investigation into the effects of social evaluation on cardiovascular and endocrine responses to the CO2 stress test in humans (2010)
Journal Article
Miles, J. N., Brant, H., Vedhara, K., Brant, H., Alexiou, A., Petrie, K. J., …Lightman, S. L. (2010). An investigation into the effects of social evaluation on cardiovascular and endocrine responses to the CO2 stress test in humans. Stress, 13(3), 195-202. https://doi.org/10.3109/10253890903191440

The present study examined whether social evaluation could heighten individuals' physiological responses to the CO2 stress test, and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) response in particular. Twenty-five healthy volunteers undertook the CO2 tes... Read More about An investigation into the effects of social evaluation on cardiovascular and endocrine responses to the CO2 stress test in humans.