Career History

  • Medical Statistician/Research Associate, Rheumatology Unit, University of Bristol, 1997 – 1998
  • Lecturer in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 1998 – 2002
  • Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 2002 – 2004
  • Reader in Medical Statistics, University of East Anglia, 2004 - Present

Academic Background

  • Mathematics BSc, First Class, Leicester Polytechnic, 1992
  • Medical Statistics, MSc, Leicester University, 1993
  • PhD, University of Bristol, 1998

All Publications

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Kwok, C. S., Bachmann, M. O., Mamas, M. A., Stirling, S., Shepstone, L., Myint, P. K., Zaman, M. J.

(2017)

Effect of age on the prognostic value of left ventricular function in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a prospective registry study

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Hooper, L., Bunn, D., Downing, A., Jimoh, F., Groves, J., Free, C., Cowap, V., Potter, J., Hunter, P., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

Which frail older people are dehydrated? The UK DRIE study

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Bell, K., Clark, L., Fairhurst, C., Mitchell, N., Lenaghan, E., Blacklock, J., Cushnaghan, J., Cooper, C., Gittoes, N., O'Neill, T. W., Shepstone, L., Torgerson, D. J.

(2016)

Enclosing a pen reduced time to response to questionnaire mailings

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Wilson, E., Mugford, M., Barton, G., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

Efficient research design: using value-of-information analysis to estimate the optimal mix of top-down and bottom-up costing approaches in an economic evaluation alongside a clinical trial

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Hooper, L., Bunn, D. K., Abdelhamid, A., Gillings, R., Jennings, A., Maas, K., Millar, S., Twomlow, E., Hunter, P. R., Shepstone, L., Potter, J. F., Fairweather-Tait, S. J.

(2016)

Water-loss (intracellular) dehydration assessed using urinary tests, how well do they work? Diagnostic accuracy in older people

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Jerosch-Herold, C., Houghton, J., Miller, L., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

Does sensory relearning improve tactile function after carpal tunnel decompression? A pragmatic, assessor-blinded, randomized clinical trial

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Bhattacharya, D., Aldus, C., Barton, G., Bond, C., Boonyaprapa, S., Charles, I., Fleetcroft, R., Holland, R., Jerosch-Herold, C., Salter, C., Shepstone, L., Walton, C., Watson, S., Wright, D.

(2016)

The feasibility of determining the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of medication organisation devices compared with usual care for older people in a community setting: systematic review, stakeholder focus groups and feasibility randomised controlled trial

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Chester, R., Jerosch Herold, C., Shepstone, L., Lewis, J.

(2016)

Shoulder pain, prognostic factors for the outcome of physiotherapy treatment. Results from a prospective multicentre cohort study

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Chester, R., Jerosch-Herold, C., Lewis, J., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

Psychological factors are associated with the outcome of physiotherapy for people with shoulder pain: a multicentre longitudinal cohort study

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Langdon, P., Murphy, G., Shepstone, L., Wilson, E., Fowler, D., Heavens, D., Malovic, A., Russell, A., Rose, A., Mullineaux, L.

(2016)

The People with Asperger syndrome and anxiety disorders (PAsSA) trial: a pilot multicentre, single-blind randomised trial of group cognitive–behavioural therapy

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Jerosch-Herold, C., Houghton, J., Miller, L., Shepstone, L.

(2016)

A Pragmatic, Assessor-Blinded, Randomized Trial of the Clinical Effectiveness of a 6-Week Sensory Relearning Home Program on Tactile Function of the Hand After Carpal Tunnel Decompression

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Schwarz, K., Singh, S., Parasuraman, S. K., Bruce, M., Shepstone, L., Feelisch, M., Minnion, M., Ahmad, S., Horowitz, J., Dawson, D. K., Frenneaux, M. P.

(2016)

A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled crossover trial of sodium nitrate in patients with stable angina INAS

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Watts, R. A., Mooney, J., Barton, G., MacGregor, A. J., Shepstone, L., Irvine, L., Scott, D. G. I.

(2015)

The outcome and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led care in the community for people with rheumatoid arthritis: a non-randomised pragmatic study

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Hooper, L., Abdelhamid, A., Ali, A., Bunn, D., Jennings, A., John, G., Kerry, S., Lindner, G., Pfortmueller, C., Sjöstrand, F., Walsh, N., Fairweather-Tait, S., Potter, J., Hunter, P., Shepstone, L.

(2015)

Diagnostic accuracy of calculated serum osmolarity to predict dehydration in older people: adding value to pathology lab reports

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Adams, R. P., Barton, G., Bhattacharya, D., Grassby, P. F., Holland, R., Howe, A., Norris, N., Shepstone, L., Wright, D. J.

(2015)

Supervised pharmacy student-led medication review in primary care for patients with type 2 diabetes: A randomised controlled pilot study

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Hancock, N., Shepstone, L., Rowe, P., Pomeroy, V.

(2015)

Upright Pedalling is a potential tool to provide targeted therapy for the lower limb in people greater than one year after stroke

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Zaman, J., Stirling, S., Shepstone, L., Ryding, A., Flather, M., Bachmann, M., Myint, P.

(2014)

The association between older age and receipt of care and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndromes: A cohort study of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP)

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Jerosch-Herold, C., Shepstone, L., Wilson, E., Dyer, T., Blake, J.

(2014)

Clinical course, costs and predictive factors for response to treatment in carpal tunnel syndrome: The PALMS study protocol

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Forget, N. J., Jerosch-Herold, C., Shepstone, L., Higgins, J.

(2014)

Psychometric evaluation of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) with Dupuytren's contracture: validity evidence using Rasch modeling

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Bhattacharya, D., Salter, C., Aldus, C., Barton, G., Bond (Aberdeen), C., Charles, I., Fleetcroft, R., Holland, R., Jerosch-Herold, C., Shepstone, L., Walton, C., Wright, D.

(2014)

Do not initiate medication organisation devices without prior detailed medication review and vigilant monitoring

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Key Research Interests

General interests are in the field of clinical trials and trials methods. Areas of particular interest have been rheumatology and orthopaedics.

Research Group Membership

Currently a member of Population Health Group.

Teaching Interests

Current teaching commitments are to the MBBS medical degree in the medical school and to the MSc in Health Sciences in the Institute of Health. I currently have responsibility for the research methods stream of teaching in years 1 to 3 of the MBBS medical degree and head up the Introduction to Research Methods and the Statistical Methods for Research units on the MSc.

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Member of the Arthritis Research Campaign’s clinical trials data monitoring and ethics committee.
  • Scientific reviewer for the ARC, HTA and MRC
  • Reviewer for Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Rheumatology and British Medical Journal.

Administrative Posts

  • Member of the IoH research committee and research theme leader for chronic illness and rehabilitation and leader for the clinical trials research sub-group.