|Professor of Health Services Research||
M dot Bachmann at uea dot ac dot uk
I am an academic public health physician. I have worked in 4 medical schools, in the UK (Bristol, UEA) and South Africa (Cape Town, Free State), doing epidemiological then health services research, and teaching medical and postgraduate research students.
I teach and advise medical degree students, and train postgraduate research students in health services research methods.
Barton, Garry, Fairall, L., Bachmann, Max, Uebel, K., Timmerman, V., Lombard, C. and Zwarenstein, M. (2013) Cost-effectiveness of nurse-led versus doctor-led antiretroviral treatment in South Africa: Pragmatic cluster randomised trial. Tropical Medicine & International Health. (In Press)
Cross, J, Elender, F, Barton, G, Clark, A, Shepstone, L, Blyth, A, Bachmann, M and Harvey, I (2012) Evaluation of the effectiveness of manual chest physiotherapy techniques on quality of life at six months post exacerbation of COPD (MATREX): a randomised controlled equivalence trial. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 12 (1). p. 33. ISSN 1471-2466
Kumaravel, B, Bachmann, MO, Murray, N, Dhatariya, K, Fenech, M, John, WG, Scarpello, TJ and Sampson, MJ (2012) Use of haemoglobin A1c to detect impaired fasting glucose or Type 2 diabetes in a United Kingdom community based population. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 2. pp. 211-216. ISSN 01688227
Lu, Z, Cao, S, Chai, Y, Bachmann, M, Suhrcke, M and Song, F (2012) Effectiveness of interventions for hypertension care in the community - a meta-analysis of controlled studies in China. BMC Health Services Research. (In Press)
Song, F, Holland, R, Barton, G, Bachmann, M, Blyth, A, Maskrey, V, Aveyard, P and et al, (2012) Self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 13 (1). p. 69.
Zwarenstein, M, Fairall, LR, Lombard, C, Mayers, P, Bheekie, A, English, RG, Lewin, S, Bachmann, MO and Bateman, E (2011) Outreach education for integration of HIV/AIDS care, antiretroviral treatment, and tuberculosis care in primary care clinics in South Africa: PALSA PLUS pragmatic cluster randomised trial. BMJ, 342 (apr21 1). d2022-d2022. ISSN 0959-8138
Myint, P, Potter, J, Price, G, Barton, G, Metcalf, A, Hale, R, Dalton, G, Musgrave, S, George, A, Shekhar, R, Owusu-Agyei, P, Walsh, K, Ngeh, J, Nicholson, A, Day, D, Warburton, EA and Bachmann, M (2011) Evaluation of stroke services in Anglia stroke clinical network to examine the variation in acute services and stroke outcomes. BMC Health Services Research, 11 (1). p. 50. ISSN 1472-6963
Nisser, A, Fordham, RJ, Abubakar, I and Bachmann, M (2011) The provider cost of treating tuberculosis in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Journal of Public Health in Africa, 2 (2).
Uebel, KE, Fairall, LR, van Rensburg, DHCJ, Mollentze, WF, Bachmann, MO, Lewin, S, Zwarenstein, M, Colvin, CJ, Georgeu, D, Mayers, P, Faris, GM, Lombard, C and Bateman, ED (2011) Task shifting and integration of HIV care into primary care in South Africa: The development and content of the streamlining tasks and roles to expand treatment and care for HIV (STRETCH) intervention. Implementation Science, 6 (1). p. 86. ISSN 1748-5908
Ingle, Suzanne M, May, Margaret, Uebel, Kerry, Timmerman, Venessa, Kotze, Eduan, Bachmann, Max, Sterne, Jonathan AC, Egger, Matthias and Fairall, Lara (2010) Outcomes in patients waiting for antiretroviral treatment in the Free State Province, South Africa: prospective linkage study. AIDS, 24 (17). pp. 2717-2725. ISSN 0269-9370
Bachmann, MO (2010) Cost–effectiveness of community-based treatment of severe acute malnutrition in children - Review. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 10 (5). pp. 605-612. ISSN 1473-7167
Ingle, SM, May, M, Uebel, K, Timmerman, V, Kotze, E, Bachmann, M, Sterne, JAC, Egger, M and Fairall, L (2010) Differences in access and patient outcomes across antiretroviral treatment clinics in the Free State province: A prospective cohort study. South African Medical Journal, 100 (10). pp. 675-681.
Cross, JL, Elender, F, Barton, GR, Clark, AB, Shepstone, L, Blyth, A, Bachmann, MO and Harvey, IM (2010) A randomised controlled equivalence trial to determine the effectiveness and cost utility of manual chest physiotherapy techniques in the management of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (MATREX). Health Technology Assessment, 14 (23). pp. 1-147.
Bachmann, MO, Fairall, LR, Lombard, C, Timmerman, V, van der Merwe, S, Bateman, ED and Zwarenstein, M (2010) Effect on tuberculosis outcomes of educational outreach to South African clinics during two randomised trials. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 14 (3). p. 311.
Clark, AB and Bachmann, MO (2010) Bayesian methods of analysis for cluser randomised trials with count outcome data. Statistics in Medicine, 29 (2). pp. 199-209.
Colvin, CJ, Fairall, L, Lewin, S, Georgeu, D, Zwarenstein, M, Bachmann, MO, Uebel, KE and Bateman, ED (2010) Expanding access to ART in South Africa: The role of nurse initiated treatment. South African Medical Journal, 100. pp. 210-211.
Fairall, Lara, Bachmann, Max, Zwarenstein, Merrick, Bateman, Eric D., Niessen, Louis, Lombard, Carl, Majara, Bosielo, English, René, Bheekie, Angeni, van Rensburg, Dingie, Mayers, Pat, Peters, Annatjie and Chapman, Ronald (2010) Cost-effectiveness of educational outreach to primary care nurses to increase tuberculosis case detection and improve respiratory care: economic evaluation alongside a randomised trial. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 15 (3). pp. 277-286. ISSN 13602276
Olukoga, A, Bachmann, MO, Harris, G, Olukoga, T and Oluwadia, K (2010) Analysis of the perception of institutional function for health sector reform in Nigeria. Leadership in Health Services, 23 (1). p. 75.
Bachmann, M, O'Brien, M, Husbands, C, Shreeve, A, Jones, N., Watson, J., Reading, R, Thoburn, J and Mugford, M (2009) Integrating children's services in England: national evaluation of children's trusts. Child: Care, Health and Development, 35 (2). pp. 257-265. ISSN 03051862
Bachmann, MO (2009) Cost effectiveness of community-based therapeutic care for children with severe acute malnutrition in Zambia: decision tree model. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 7 (1). p. 2.
Lorgelly, P, Bachmann, MO, Shreeve, A, Reading, R, Thoburn, J, Mugford, M, O'Brien, M and Husbands, C (2009) Is it feasible to pool funds for local children's services in England? Evidence from the national evaluation of children's trust pathfinders. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 14 (1). pp. 27-34.
Misra, A, Bachmann, MO, Greenwood, RH, Jenkins, C, Shaw, A, Barakat, O, Flatman, M and Jones, C (2009) Trends in yield and effects of screening intervals during 17 years of a large UK community-based diabetic retinopathy screening programme. Diabetic Medicine, 26 (10). pp. 1040-1047.
O'Brien, Margaret, Bachmann, Max, Jones, N, Reading, Richard, Thoburn, June, Husbands, C, Shreeve, Ann and Watson, Jacqueline (2009) Do Integrated Children’s Services Improve Children’s Outcomes?: Evidence From England’s Children’s Trust Pathfinders. Children & Society, 23 (5). pp. 320-335. ISSN 09510605
Scanlon, PH, Carter, SC, Foy, C, Husband, RFA, Abbas, J and Bachmann, MO (2008) Diabetic retinopathy and socioeconomic deprivation in Gloucestershire. Journal of Medical Screening, 15 (3). pp. 118-121. ISSN 0969-1413
Steel, N, Bachmann, MO, Maisey, SP, Shekelle, P, Breeze, E, Marmot, M and Melzer, D (2008) Self-reported receipt of care consistent with 32 quality indicators: a national population survey of adults aged 50 or more in England. British Medical Journal, 337 (7667). a957.
English, RG, Bateman, ED, Zwarenstein, MF, Fairall, LR, Bheekie, A, Bachmann, MO, Majara, B, Ottmani, S-E and Scherpbier, RW (2008) Development of a South African integrated syndromic respiratory disease guideline for primary care. Primary Care Respiratory Journal, 17 (3). p. 156.
Fairall, L, Bachmann, MO, Louwagie, G, van Vuuren, C, Chikobvu, P, Steyn, D, Staniland, GH, Timmerman, V, Msimanga, M, Seebregts, CJ, Boulle, A, Nhiwatiwa, R, Bateman, ED, Zwarenstein, MF and Chapman, RD (2008) Effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment in a South African programme: A cohort study. Archives of Internal Medicine, 168 (1). pp. 86-93.
Fairall, L, Bachmann, MO, Zwarenstein, M, Lombard, C, Uebel, K, van Vuuren, C, Steyn, D, Boulle, A and Bateman, ED (2008) Streamlining tasks and roles to expand treatment and care for HIV: randomised controlled trial protocol. Trials, 9. p. 21.
Scanlon, PH, Carter, S, Foy, C, Husband, RF, carding, J and Bachmann, MO (2008) Diabetic retinopathy and socioeconomic deprivation in Glouscestershire. Journal of Medical Screening, 17 (3). p. 156.
Bachmann, MO, Fairall, L, Clark, AB and Mugford, M (2007) Methods for analyzing cost effectiveness data from cluster randomized trials. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 5. p. 12.
Booysen, FLR, Van Rensburg, H, Bachmann, MO, Louwagie, G and Fairall, L (2007) The heart in HAART: quality of life of patients enrolled in the public sector antiretroviral treatment programme in the Free State province of South Africa. Social Indicators Research, 81 (2). pp. 283-329.
Howe, AC, Keogh-Brown, MR, Miles, S and Bachmann, MO (2007) Expert consensus on contamination in educational trials elicited by a Delphi exercise. Medical Education, 41 (2). pp. 196-204.
Keogh-Brown, MR, Bachmann, MO, Shepstone, L, Hewitt, C, Howe, AC, Ramsay, CR, Song, F, Miles, J, Torgeson, D, Miles, S, Elbourne, D, Harvey, IM and Campbell, A (2007) Contamination in trials of educational interventions. Health Technology Assessment, 11 (43). pp. 1-128.
Keogh-Brown, MR, Fordham, RJ, Thomas, KS, Bachmann, MO, Holland, RC, Avery, AJ, Armstrong, SJ, Chalmers, JR, Howe, AC, Rodgers, S, Williams, HC and Harvey, IM (2007) To freeze or not to freeze: a cost-effectiveness analysis of wart treatment. British Journal of Dermatology, 156 (4). pp. 687-92.
Louwagie, G, Bachmann, MO, Meyer, K, Booysen, FLR, Fairall, LR and Heunis, C (2007) Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Health Related Quality of Life in South African adults with Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection: A Cross-sectional analytical study. BMC Public Health, 7 (1). p. 244.
Allgood, PC and Bachmann, MO (2006) Effects of specialisation on treatment and outcomes in screen-detected breast cancers in Wales: cohort study. British Journal of Cancer, 94 (1). pp. 36-42.
Bachmann, MO (2006) Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of early and late prevention of HIV/AIDS progression with antiretrovirals or antibiotics in Southern African adults. AIDS Care, 18 (2). pp. 109-120.
Bachmann, MO and Booysen, FLR (2006) Economic causes and effects of AIDS in South African households. AIDS, 20 (14). pp. 1861-1867.
Bachmann, Max, Reading, R., Husbands, C., O'Brien, M., Thoburn, J., Shemilt, I., Watson, J, Jones, Natalia, Haynes, R. and Mugford, M. (2006) What are children's trusts? Early findings from a national survey. Child: Care, Health and Development, 32 (2). pp. 137-146. ISSN 0305-1862
Bheekie, A, Buskens, I, Allen, S, English, RG, Mayers, P, Fairall, L, Majara, BP, Bateman, ED, Zwarenstein, M and Bachmann, MO (2006) The Practical Approach to Lung Health in South Africa (PALSA) intervention: respiratory guideline implementation for nurse trainers. International Nursing Review, 53 (4). pp. 261-268.
Colvin, M, Bachmann, MO, Homan, RK, Nsibande, D, Nkwanyana, NM, Connolly, C and Reuben, EB (2006) Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of syndromic sexually transmitted infection packages in South African primary care: cluster randomised trial. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 82 (4). pp. 290-294.
English, R, Bachmann, MO, Bateman, ED, Zwarenstein, MF, Fairall, LR, Bheekie, A, Majara, BP, Lombard, C, Scherpbier, R and Ottomani, SE (2006) Diagnostic accuracy of an integrated respiratory guideline in identifying patients with respiratory symptoms requiring screening for pulmonary tuberculosis: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 6 (1). p. 22.
Lerato, M, Maku, M, Makwela, S, Seoka, P, Prinsloo, E, Bachmann, MO and Joubert, G (2006) Palliative care - attitudes and practices of Bloemfontein general practitioners and medical officers (research letter). South African Medical Journal, 96. pp. 569-570.
O'Brien, M, Bachmann, MO, Husbands, CR, Shreeve, Ann, Jones, Natalia, Watson, Jacqueline and Shemilt, I (2006) Integrating children's services to promote children's welfare: early findings from the implementation of children's trusts in England. Child Abuse Review, 15 (6). pp. 377-395.
Thomas, KS, Keogh-Brown, MR, Chalmers, JR, Fordham, RJ, Holland, RC, Armstrong, SJ, Bachmann, MO, Rodgers, S, Avery, AJ, Harvey, I and Williams, HC (2006) Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of salicylic acid and cryotherapy for cutaneous warts. An economic decision model. Health Technol Assess, 10 (25). pp. 1-104.
Fairall, L, Zwarenstein, M, Bateman, ED, Bachmann, MO, Lombard, C, Majara, B, Joubert, G, English, R, Mayers, P, Peters, AC and Chapman, RD (2005) The effect of educational outreach to nurses on tuberculosis case detection and primary care of respiratory illness: a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 331 (7519). pp. 750-754.
Bartlett, C, Doyal, LT, Ebrahim, S, Davey, P, Bachmann, MO, Egger, M and Dieppe, P (2005) The causes and effects of socio-demographic exclusions from clinical trials. Health Technology Assessment, 9 (38). pp. 1-152.
Kissling, E, Allison, Edward, Seeley, Janet, Russell, S, Bachmann, MO, Musgrave, SD and Heck, S (2005) Fisherfolk are among groups most at risk of HIV: cross-country analysis of prevalence and numbers infected. AIDS Care, 19 (17). pp. 1939-1946. ISSN 0954-0121
Bachmann, MO and Booysen, FLR (2004) Relationships between HIV/AIDS, income and expenditure over time in deprived South African households. AIDS Care, 16 (7). pp. 817-826.
Bachmann, MO, Colvin, MSE, Nsibande, D, Connolly, C and Curtis, B (2004) Quality of primary care for sexually transmitted diseases in Durban, South Africa: influences of patient, nurse, organizational and socioeconomic characteristics. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 15 (6). pp. 388-394.
Bachmann, MO (2003) When is a cluster of disease really a cluster? (Editorial). Occupational Medicine, 53 (3). pp. 157-158.
Bachmann, MO (2003) The influence of specialisation on the management and outcome of patients with pancreatic cancers - A cohort study in South and West England. British Journal of Surgery, 90 (2). pp. 171-177.
Bachmann, MO and Booysen, FLR (2003) Health and socioeconomic impact of HIV/AIDS on South African households: cohort study. BMC Public Health, 3 (1). p. 14.
Bachmann, MO, Eachus, J, Hopper, C, Davey-Smith, G, Propper, C, Pearson, N, Williams, S, Tallon, S and Frankel, S (2003) Socioeconomic inequalities in diabetes complications, control, attitudes and health service use: a cross-sectional study. Diabetic Medicine, 20 (11). pp. 921-929.
Bachmann, MO, Peters, T and Harvey, IM (2003) Costs and concentration of cancer care: evidence for pancreatic, oesophageal and gastric cancers in National Health Service hospitals. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 8 (2). pp. 75-82.
Bachmann, M. O., Alderson, D., Peters, T. J., Harvey, I., Edwards, D., Wotton, S. and Bedfrod, C. (2002) Cohort study in South and West England of the influence of specialization on the management and outcome of patients with oesophageal and gastric cancers. British Journal of Surgery, 89 (7). pp. 914-923. ISSN 0007-1323
Bachmann, MO, Alderson, D, Edwards, D, Wotton, S, Bedford, C, Peters, TJ and Harvey, IM (2002) The influence of specialisation on the management and and outcome of patients with oesophageal and gastric cancers - A cohort study in South and West England. British Journal of Surgery, 89 (7). pp. 914-923.
Memel, D, Langley, C, Watkins, C, Laue, B, Birchall, M and Bachmann, MO (2002) Effectiveness of ear syringing in general practice: a randomised controlled trial and patients' experiences. British Journal of General Practice, 52 (484). pp. 906-911.
Mills, N, Campbell, R and Bachmann, MO (2002) Professional and organisational obstacles to establishing a new specialist service in primary care: case study of an epilepsy specialist nurse. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 37 (1). pp. 43-51.
Mills, N, Campbell, R and Bachmann, MO (2002) What do patients want and get from a primary care epilepsy specialist nurse service? Seizure, 11 (3). pp. 176-183.
Moodley, PP and Bachmann, MO (2002) Inequity in occupational health services for government hospital workers in South Africa. Occupational Medicine, 52 (7). pp. 393-399.
Thomas, CL, James, AC and Bachmann, MO (2002) Eating attitudes in English secondary school students: Influences of ethnicity, gender, mood, and social class. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 31 (1). pp. 92-96.
Bachmann, MO (2001) Ought patients to follow professional advice? (Editorial). Health Expectations, 4 (3). pp. 141-143.
Jobanputra, R and Bachmann, MO (2000) The effects of skin diseases on quality of life in patients from different social and ethnic groups in Cape Town, South Africa. International Journal Of Dermatology, 39. pp. 826-831.
Dieppe, P and Bachmann, MO (2000) Clinical research: Is the filling missing from the medical research sandwich? (Editorial). Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London, 34. pp. 282-284.
Bachmann, MO (2007) Health services research. In: Epidemiology: A Research Manual for South Africa (2nd Edition). Cape Town: Oxford University Press, pp. 306-317.
Bachmann, MO, Louwagie, G and Fairall, LR Quality of life and financial measures in HIV/AIDS in South Africa. In: Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures. Springer.
Baxter, C, Bevan, G and Bachmann, MO Managing budgets and risk. In: The Purchasing of health care by primary care organizations. An evaluation and guide for future policy. Open University Press.
Bachmann, Max, Husbands, CR and O'Brien, Margaret (2005) Realising Children's Trusts Arrangements. Research Report. Department for Education and Skills, London.
Bachmann, Max, Husbands, C.R. and O'Brien, Margaret (2004) Children's trusts: developing integrated services for children in England. Research Report. Department for Education and Skills, London.
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