Bulletin references July 2023

A full list of references for the July Bulletin is available here.

You can download a copy of the July 2023 Bulletin from our Bulletin pages.

Pathology and patients

Paediatric and perinatal pathology services – it possible to solve the workforce crisis? 

  1. Roberts DJ. Perinatal pathology: practice suggestions for limited-resource settings. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2013;137(6):775–781.  
  2. Armstrong S. A Crisis of Pathology. Available at: www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/essays/52804/a-crisis-of-pathology  
  3. Joint Maternity and Baby Loss All-Party Parliamentary Group. Notes of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Baby Loss and All-Party Parliamentary Group on Maternity Joint Meeting. Available at: www.lullabytrust.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Joint-Maternity-and-Baby-Loss-APPG-12-July-2022-Notes.pdf  
  4. Hug L, You D, Blencowe H, Mishra A, Wang Z, Fix MJ et al. Global, regional, and national estimates and trends in stillbirths from 2000 to 2019: a systematic assessment. The Lancet 398;10302:772–785.  
  5. Stenton S, McPartland J, Shukla R, Turner K, Marton T, Hargitai B et al. SARS-COV2 placentitis and pregnancy outcome: A multicentre experience during the Alpha and early Delta waves of coronavirus pandemic in England. EClinicalMedicine 2022;47:101389.  
  6. Horne J. Averting A Histopathology Crisis. London, UK: The Pathologist. Available at: www.thepathologist.com/inside-the-lab/averting-a-histopathology-crisis 

Lab Tests Online-UK – a vital patient resource supporting direct access to laboratory test results  

  1. Neves AL, Freise L, Laranjo, Carter AW, Darzi A, Mayer E. Impact of providing patients access to electronic health records on quality and safety of care: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Qual Saf 2020;29:1019–1032. 
  2. Mclaughlin J, Stansfield SC, Lal S, Bodger K, Robinson JA. OTU-031 My–IBD portal: progress and impact update. Gut 2018;67:A223. 

Immunisation – changing the face of healthcare  

  1. Boylston A. The origins of inoculation. J R Soc Med 2012;105:309–313. 
  2. World Health Organization. A Brief History of Vaccination. 2022. Available at: www.who.int/news-room/spotlight/history-of-vaccination/a-brief-history-of-vaccination  
  3. Schrick L, Damaso CR, Esparza J, Nitsche A. An early American smallpox vaccine based on horsepox. NEJM 2017;377:1491–1492. 
  4. World Health Organization. History of the Polio Vaccine. 2022. Available at: www.who.int/news-room/spotlight/history-of-vaccination/history-of-polio-vaccination  
  5. World Health Organisation. Smallpox. 2023. Available at: www.who.int/health-topics/smallpox#tab=tab_1
  6. UK Health Security Agency. (2020). Poliomyelitis. In: Immunisation Against Infectious Disease. Available at: assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/148141/Green-Book-Chapter-26-Polio-updated-18-January-2013.pdf  
  7. Greenwood B. The contribution of vaccination to global health: past, present and future. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2014;369:20130433. 
  8. Klapsa D, Wilton T,  Zealand AE. Sustained detection of type 2 poliovirus in London sewage between February and July, 2022, by enhanced environmental surveillance. Lancet 2022;400:1531–1538. 
  9. World Health Organization. UNICEF and WHO Warn of Perfect Storm of Conditions for Measles Outbreaks, Affecting Children. 2022. Available at: www.who.int/news/item/27-04-2022-unicef-and-who-warn-of--perfect-storm--of-conditions-for-measles-outbreaks--affecting-children  
  10. UKHSA. Research and Analysis. HPR volume 17 issue 5: News. 2023. 
  11. United Nations High Commission for Refugees. Refugee Data Finder. 2023. Available at: www.unhcr.org/refugee-statistics/  
  12. Drame ML, Ferrinho P, Oliveria-Martins MR. Impact of recent Ebola epidemic with pandemic potential on the economies of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and other West African countries. Pan African Med J 2021; I40:228. 
  13. Ehreth J. Value of vaccination: a global perspective. Vaccine 2003; 21:4105–4117. 
  14. Shearley AE. The societal value of vaccination in developing countries. Vaccine 1999;17:S109-–112. 
  15. UK Health Security Agency. Complete Routine Immunisation Schedule. Immunisation Information for Health Professionals and Immunisation Practitioners. 2014. Available at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-complete-routine-immunisation-schedule  
  16. Mathieu E, Ritche H, Ortiz-Ospina E, Roser M, Hasell J, Appel C et al. A global database of COVID-19 vaccinations. Nat Hum Behav 2021;5:947–953.  
  17. UKHSA. Monitoring reports of the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination. Data on the real-world efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines. 2022. 
  18. Watson OJ, Barnsley G, Toor J, Hogan AB, Winskill P, Ghani AC. Global impact of the first year of COVID-19 vaccination: a mathematical modelling study. Lancet Infect Dis 2022;22:1293–1302. 

Featured article 

Pathology for conservation at the Zoological Society of London – a focus on the Partula snail 

  1. Cunningham AA, Daszak P. Extinction of a species of land snail due to infection with a microsporidian parasite. Conserv Biol 1998;12:1139–1141. 
  2. Coote T, Loeve E. From 61 species to five: endemic tree snails of the Society Islands fall prey to an ill-judged biological control programme. Oryx 2003;37:91–96. 
  3. Zoological Society of London. Partula Snail Conservation. 2023. Available at: www.zsl.org/what-we-do/projects/partula-snail-conservation  
  4. Dennis MM, Molnár K, Kriska G, LÅ‘w P. Mollusca: Gastropoda. Invertebrate Histology. Wiley-Blackwell: New Jersey, USA.  

Working smarter 

An evaluation of single-use plastic consumption in oral and maxillofacial pathology 

  1. Pencheon D, Wight J. Making healthcare and health systems net zero. BMJ 2020;m970.  
  2. NHS England. Delivering a ‘Net Zero’ National Health Service. 2020. Available at: www.england.nhs.uk/greenernhs/publication/delivering-a-net-zero-national-health-service/  
  3. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Making a Difference The Next Chapter 2022–27. 2022. Available at: www.sth.nhs.uk/clientfiles/File/Making%20a%20difference%20-%20the%20next%20chapter%2022-27%20copy.pdf  
  4. NHS England. HTM 07-01: Management and Disposal of Healthcare Waste. 2021. Available at: www.england.nhs.uk/publication/management-and-disposal-of-healthcare-waste-htm-07-01/  
  5. Comninos SS. Why Plastic-free isn't the Same as Carbon-Free. 2021. Available at: small99.co.uk/materials/packaging/why-plastic-free-isnt-the-same-as-carbon-free/  
  6. Li Y, Sun Y, Li J, Tang R, Miu Y, Ma X et al. Research on the influence of microplastics on Marine Life. IOP Conf Ser: Earth Environ Sci 2021;631:012006.  
  7. Nelms SE, Barnett J, Brownlow A, Davison NJ, Deaville R, Galloway TS et al. Microplastics in marine mammals stranded around the British coast: Ubiquitous but transitory? Sci Rep 2019;9:1075.  
  8. Cancer Research UK. Head and Neck Cancers Statistics. 2023. Available at: www.cancerresearchuk.org/health-professional/cancer-statistics/statistics-by-cancer-type/head-and-neck-cancers   
  9. Pelucchi C, Gallus S, Garavello W, Bosetti C, La Vecchia C. Alcohol and tobacco use, and cancer risk for upper aerodigestive tract and liver. Eur J Cancer Prev 2008;17:340–344.  
  10. Tudor TL, Barr SW, Gilg AW. Strategies for improving recycling behaviour within the Cornwall National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. Waste Manag Res 2007;25:510–516.
  11. Di Paolo L, Abbate S, Celani E, Di Battista D, Candeloro G. Carbon footprint of single-use plastic items and their substitution. Sustainability 2022;14:16563.