Publications (listed in alphabetical order of first named author)


Agius S, Brockbank A, Baron R, Farook S, Hayden J. The impact of an integrated Medical Leadership Programme. Journal of Health Organization and Management. [in press]

Agius S, Lewis B, Kirk B, Hayden J. The perceived benefits of a two-year period of extended specialty training in General Practice:  The trainees’ perspective. Education for Primary Care [in press]

Agius S. Qualitative research: its value and applicability. The Psychiatrist 2013; 37: 204-206

Agius S, Baron R, Lewis B, Hayden J. What do GP educators perceive to be the opportunities and challenges of introducing revalidation? Education for Primary Care 2011; 22: 386–92

Agius S, Baron R. A Revalidation Primer: Report to the UKCEA. Manchester: North Western Deanery 2010

Agius S, Baron R. The current state and value of continuing professional development in primary care: the deanery perspective. Education for Primary Care 2008; 19:580-9

Agius S, Baron R, Phazey G. The current state and value of deanery-managed continuing professional development in primary care: the general practice appraisers’ perspective. Education for Primary Care 2008; 19:590-6

Agius S, Willis S, McArdle P, O’Neill P. Managing change in postgraduate medical education: still unfreezing? Medical Teacher 2008; 30(4): e87-e94

Agius S. Quality assurance for postgraduate deaneries. Health Service Journal. 27th July 2006: 26

Agius S. A helping hand for refugee doctors. Hospital Doctor November 2001

Ahearn D, Bishop S, Agius S, Duffy K, Jones A. Educator appraisal - Occurrence and Experience of Hospital Consultants in North-West England.  Medical Teacher 2012; PMID: 22938678

Ahearn D, Bhat S, Lakinson T, Baker P. Maximising responses to quality assurance surveys. The Clinical Teacher 2011; 8: 258–262

Ahearn D, Eccles J, Jorna T, Kotecha A, Baker P, Singh S. Tandem clerking: maximising workplace learning. The Clinical Teacher [in press]

Ahmed M,  Arora S, Baker P, Hayden J, Vincent C, Sevdalis N. Building capacity and capability for patient safety education: a train-the-trainers programme for senior doctors BMJ Quality & Safety 2013;  doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2012-001626

Ahmed M, Baker P, Hayden J. Towards an open and learning safety culture Medical Education 2012; 46: 1226–8

Ahmed M, Arora S, Baker P, Vincent C, Sevdalis N. Case-based Learning for Patient Safety: The Lessons Learnt Program for UK Junior Doctors. World Journal of Surgery 2012;   36 (5): 956-8

Ahmed M, Arora S, Tiew S, Hayden J, Sevdalis N, Vincent C, Baker P. Building a safer foundation: the Lessons Learnt patient safety training programme. BMJ Quality & Safety 2013;0:1–9. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2012-001740

Baron R, Agius S. The current state and value of deanery-managed CPD in primary care. London: UKCEA; 2007

Baron R, Agius S, Lewis B. GP Registrar appraisal: perceptions of appraisers and appraisees. Education for Primary Care 2007; 18: 307-424

Baron R, McKinlay D, Martin J, Ward B. Master’s degree-accredited professional education and development courses for general practitioners in the North Western Deanery 1997-2002: impact on effectiveness, retention and recruitment to additional roles. Education for Primary Care 2006; 17: 147-54

Baron R, McKinlay D, Martin J, Ward B, Whiteman I. Higher professional education for GPs in the North West of England - feedback from the first three years. Education for Primary Care 2001; 12: 421-9

Brockbank A, Farook S, Agius S. NHS Leadership Framework: Introduction, critique and recommendations for practice. The Consultant, 2011; 12: 10-13

Brockbank A, Farook S, Baron R, Agius S.  Hayden J. The NHS Leadership Framework: Is it time for joint Leadership Development? Health Service Journal 28th June 2012.

Brocklehurst P, Ferguson J, Taylor N, Tickle M. What is clinical leadership and why might it be important in dentistry? British Dental Journal 2013; 214: 243-246 doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.219

Brown J, Agius S. Bridging the gap between University and National Health Service (NHS) ethical scrutiny: how do we teach practitioners/professionals to be prepared for the challenge of research governance processes and what lessons can be drawn across other disciplines. Teaching Public Administration 2012; doi:10.1177/0144739412458269

Darbyshire D, Baker P, Bates D, Gordon M. Out-of-hours dispensing of medication by doctors. Journal of Medical Safety 2013; July: 17-23

Duffy KA. O’Neill PA. Involving medical students in staff development activities. Medical Teacher 2003; 25:191-4

Egbe M, Baker P. Development of a multisource feedback instrument for clinical supervisors in postgraduate medical training. Clinical Medicine 2012; 12 (3) 239–43

Feldman M, Nasmyth G. An evaluation of operative training lists for senior house officers in a district general hospital. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2005; 87: 277-82

Gordon M, Catchpole K, Baker P. Human factors prescriptive on the prescribing behaviour of recent medical graduates. Advances in Medical Education and Practice 2013; 4: 1–9

Gordon M, Chandratilake M, Baker P. Improvements in junior doctor prescribing skills after a short e-learning intervention: A randomised controlled trial. Archives of Diseases in Childhood. 2011; 96:1191-1194 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2011-300577

Gordon M, Darbyshire D, Baker P. Non-technical skills training to enhance patient safety: a systematic review. Medical Education 2012; 46: 1042–54

Graham J, Grant-Casey J, Alston R, Baker P, Pendry K. Assessing transfusion competency in junior doctors: a retrospective cohort study. Transfusion  2013;  DOI: 10.1111/trf.12274

Hall-Scullin E, Taylor N, Thayer T, Catleugh M. Quality assurance in intermediate minor oral surgery commissioning: using a practical skills exercise as part of the accreditation of performers. Faculty Dental Journal 2013; 1(2): 58-62

Hayden J. Assessing postgraduate trainees in the workplace. Excellence in Medical Education 2013; 13-16

Hayden J. Guiding Principals - general practice and career choices. British Journal of General Practice 2006; 56: 246-247

Hayden J. Young ambition’s ladder. British Journal of General Practice 2003; 53:143-8

Hayden J, McKinlay D. Monitoring standards of training. Medical Education 2001; 35: 68-72

Hyde C, Agius S, Shacklady J, Dornan T, Miles J. How well prepared are newly-qualified doctors for Foundation Training? 01.15: The newsletter of the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine Winter 2007

Keeling C, Agius S, Bailey S. Performance review procedures for the pre-registration year: a map through the minefield. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2004; 65 (1):44-47

Kirkham D, Baker P. Twelve tips for running teaching programmes for newly qualified doctors. Medical Teacher 2012, 1-6.

Laws P, Baker P, Singh M. Preparedness of Foundation Year 1 doctors in dermatology. The Clinical Teacher 2012; 9: 108–11

Lewis B, Shiner A, Peet D. Enhanced GP training – creating posts that are fit for the future. InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for General Practice 2013; 6(1): 28-33

Lewis B. Commentary on enhancing communication skills in a large healthcare organisation. Patient Education and Counseling 2005; 58:1-3

McKinlay D, Lewis B. U-learning. Education for General Practice 2005;16:729-31

Miles J, Grout C, Hayden J. Assessing Foundation Trainees: supporting the educational workforce. The Clinical Teacher 2006;3:124-128

Mitchell C, Bhat S, Herbert A, Baker P. Workplace-based assessments in Foundation Programme training: do trainees in difficulty use them differently? Medical Education 2013; 47: 292–300

Mitchell C, Bhat S, Herbert A, Baker P. Workplace-based assessments of junior doctors: do scores predict training difficulties? Medical Education 2011 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2011.04056.x

Morriss R, Dowrick C, Salmon P, Peters S, Dunn G, Rogers A, Lewis B, Charles-Jones H, Hogg J,Clifford R, Rigby C, Gask L. Cluster randomized controlled trial of training practices in reattribution for medically unexplained symptoms. British Journal of Psychiatry 2007; 191: 536-42

Morriss R, Dowrick C, Salmon P, Peters S, Dunn G, Rogers A, Lewis B, Charles-Jones H, Hogg J, Clifford R, Rigby C, Gask L. Turning theory into practice: rationale, feasibility and external validity of an exploratory randomised controlled trial of training family practitioners in reattribution to manage patients with medically unexplained symptoms. Journal of General Hospital Psychiatry 2006; 28(4):343-351

O'Neill PA, Owen AC, McArdle PJ, Duffy KA. Views, behaviours and perceived staff development needs of doctors and surgeons regarding learners in outpatient clinics. Medical Education 2006; 40:348-54

O'Neill PA, Larcombe C, Duffy K, Dornan T. Medical students' willingness and reactions to learning basic skills through examining fellow students. Medical Teacher 1998; 20: 433-7

Orchard S, Ahearn D, Bhat S, Baker P. What to expect from a general podiatry service. CME Geriatric Medicine 2011; 13(2): 54–57

Pattison A. Lumsden C. Sherwood M, Baker P. Attitudes to pre-employment competency screening. The Clinical Teacher 2013; 10: 78–83

Phazey G, Agius S, Hayden J. SAS Doctors’ perceptions of their role within the NHS. British Medical Journal, 28th April 2012. 

Smith C, Agius S, Hayden J. Methodological limitations posed by the Data Protection Act in research involving medical practitioners; a study into doctors’ career and retirement choices. Journal of Quality in Primary Care 2006; 14:91-4.

Tavabie OD, Baker P.  Preparing final year students for medical emergencies- a service evaluation. Medical Education 2012; 46 (11): 1110–1111

Thampy H, Agius S, Allery L. Clinical Teaching: Widening the Definition. The Clinical Teacher [in press]

Thampy H, Agius S, Allery L. The motivation to teach as a registrar in General Practice. Education for Primary Care 2013; 24 (4):244-50

Thomson H, Collins J, Baker P. ­­Effective Foundation trainee local inductions; room for improvement? The Clinical Teacher  [in press]

Tregoning C, Hayden J. Response to 'Geographical movement of doctors from education to training and eventual career post.  Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2013; 106: 254

Tregoning C, Hayden J. North West Trainees opinions on the proposed NHS reforms. Health Services Journal Online Resource Centre.

Tregoning C, Hayden J, Miles J. How to make career choices. BMJ Careers 2009; doi:10.1136/bmj.b72

Turnbull C, Baker P, Allen S. A comparison of three different quality assurance systems for higher medical training. Clinical Medicine 2007; 7:486-91

Wardle K, Ruddlesdin J, Wentworth L, Bhat S, Roberts N, Baker P. The Use of Curriculum Mapping in Evaluating a Regional Geriatric Training Programme. CME Geriatric Medicine




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