Career History

October 2001 – present 

Research Associate on following studies: 

• Moving on to recovery, NHS (qualitative study; substance abuse)
• Super-C Study, DoH (qualitative study; substance abuse)
• PIPPC, MRC (RCT; pharmacists prescribing chronic pain patients)
• Matrex Study, HTA (RCT; manual chest therapy in COPD patients)
• ELEVATE Study, HTA (RCT; asthma therapies)
• Heartmed Study, British Heart Foundation (RCT; pharmacist medication review)
• HOMER Study, NHS (RCT; pharmacist medication review)
• UK Beam Study (RCT; back pain; manipulative therapies)

Currently: 

• Co-ordinator
SHARPISH study– A randomised Controlled Trial of Self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse 
HTA funded

• Co-ordinator of Norfolk site
MINA study – Community Pharmacy Management of Minor Ailments
PPRT funded; Collaboration with the University of Aberdeen

• Member of Data Monitoring Committee for the ANSWERS Trial (ANkylosing Spondylitis With Etanercept Regimes

Academic Background

  • BA (1st class hons) Philosophy and Sociology, UEA
  • MA in Advanced studies of the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, Sainsbury Research Centre, UEA

All Publications

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Inch, J., Porteous, T., Maskrey, V., Blyth, A., Burr, J., Cleland, J., Wright, D. J., Holland, R., Bond, C. M., Watson, M. C.

(2017)

It's not what you do it's the way that it's measured: quality assessment of minor ailment management in community pharmacies: Quality assessment of minor ailment management in community pharmacies,

in International Journal of Pharmacy Practice

25

(4)

pp. 253–262

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Blyth, A., Maskrey, V., Karavadra, B., Brown, T., Holland, R., Bachmann, M. O., Brandon, T. H., Song, F.

(2017)

Self help materials for smoking relapse prevention: A process evaluation of the SHARPISH randomised controlled trial,

in Journal of Public Health

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(E-pub ahead of print)


Gee, B., Maskrey, V., Blyth, A., Holland, R., Notley, C.

(2016)

Educational and psychosocial interventions to prevent uptake of smoking by young people,

University of East Anglia

(Commissioned report)

(Published)


Song, F., Maskrey, V., Blyth, A., Brown, T., Barton, G., Aveyard, P., Notley, C., Holland, R., Bachmann, M., Sutton, S., Brandon, T.

(2016)

Differences in longer-term smoking abstinence after treatment by specialist or non-specialist advisors – secondary analysis of data from a relapse prevention trial,

in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

18

(5)

pp. 1061-1066

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Lane, K., Alldred, D., Blyth, A., Bond, C., Desborough, J., Holland, R., Hughes, C.

(2016)

Envisioning pharmacists in care homes for older people: inter-disciplinary research to develop a new role,

(Poster)

(Published)


Maskrey, V., Blyth, A., Brown, T., Barton, G., Notley, C., Aveyard, P., Holland, R., Bachmann, M., Sutton, S., Leonardi-Bee, J., Brandon, T. H., Song, F.

(2015)

Self-help educational booklets for the prevention of smoking relapse following smoking cessation treatment: a randomised controlled trial,

in Addiction

110

(12)

pp. 2006–2014

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Song, F., Brown, T., Blyth, A., Maskrey, V., McNamara, I., Donell, S.

(2015)

Identifying and recruiting smokers for preoperative smoking cessation – a systematic review of methods reported in published studies,

in Systematic Reviews

4

article no. 157

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Blyth, A., Craig, J., Edwards, A., Holland, R.

(2015)

Postpartum Smoking Relapse - A thematic synthesis of qualitative studies,

in Addiction

110

(11)

pp. 1712–1723

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Smith, T., Latham, S., Maskrey, V., Blyth, A.

(2015)

Patients’ perceptions of physical activity before and after joint replacement: A systematic review with meta-ethnographic analysis,

in Postgraduate Medical Journal

91

(1079)

pp. 483-491

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Blyth, A., Maskrey, V., Notley, C., Barton, G., Brown, T., Aveyard, P., Holland, R., Bachmann, M., Sutton, S., Leonardi-Bee, J., Brandon, T. H., Song, F.

(2015)

Effectiveness and economic evaluation of self-help educational materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: randomised controlled trial,

in Health Technology Assessment

19

(59)

Full Text

(Special issue)

(Published)


Fielding, S., Porteous, T., Ferguson, J., Maskrey, V., Blyth, A., Paudyal, V., Barton, G., Holland, R., Bond, C. M., Watson, M. C.

(2015)

Estimating the burden of minor ailment consultations in general practices and emergency departments through retrospective review of routine data in North East Scotland,

in Family Practice

32

(2)

pp. 165-172

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Blyth, A., Maskrey, V., Pinto, H., Holland, R.

(2015)

Exploring the concepts of abstinence and recovery through the experiences of long term opiate substitution clients,

in Substance Abuse

36

(2)

pp. 232-239

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Watson, M. C., Ferguson, J., Barton, G. R., Maskrey, V., Blyth, A., Paudyal, V., Bond, C. M., Holland, R., Porteous, T., Sach, T. H., Wright, D., Fielding, S.

(2015)

A cohort study of influences, health outcomes and costs of patients' health-seeking behaviour for minor ailments from primary and emergency care settings,

in BMJ Open

5

(2)

article no. e006261

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Blyth, A., Maskrey, V., Craig, J., Holland, R.

(2013)

The experience of long-term opiate maintenance treatment and reported barriers to recovery: A qualitative systematic review,

in European Addiction Research

19

pp. 287-298

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Blyth, A., Craig, J.

(2013)

PReSeRVE: Postpartum smoking relapse prevention,

in PROSPERO 2013

pp. CRD42013005705

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Cross, J., Elender, F., Barton, G., Clark, A., Shepstone, L., Blyth, A., Bachmann, M., 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,

in BMC Pulmonary Medicine

12

article no. 33

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Song, F., Holland, R., Barton, G., Bachmann, M., Blyth, A., Maskrey, V., Aveyard, P., Sutton, S., Leonardi-Bee, J., Brandon, T. H.

(2012)

Self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial,

in Trials

13

article no. 69

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Price, D., Musgrave, S., Shepstone, L., Hillier, E., Sims, E., Gilbert, R., Juniper, E., Ayres, J., Kemp, L., Blyth, A., Wilson, E., Wolfe, S., Freeman, D., Mugford, M., Murdoch, J., Harvey, I.

(2011)

Leukotriene antagonists as first-line or add-on asthma controller therapy,

in New England Journal of Medicine

364

(18)

pp. 1695-1707

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Price, D., Musgrave, S., Wilson, E., Sims, E., Shepstone, L., Blyth, A., Murdoch, J., Mugford, M., Juniper, E., Ayres, J., Wolfe, S., Freeman, D., Lipp, A., Gilbert, R., Harvey, I.

(2011)

A pragmatic single-blind randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of the use of leukotriene receptor antagonists in primary care at steps 2 and 3 of the national asthma guidelines (ELEVATE study),

in Health Technology Assessment

15

(21)

pp. 1-132

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Maskrey, V., Blyth, A., Holland, R., Pinto, H.

(2011)

The experience of long term maintenance and barriers to recovery systematic review,

in PROSPERO 2011

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


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