Career History

  • Staff Nurse A&E, University College Hospital, London, 1980 – 81
  • Staff Nurse Emergency & Drug Clinic, Maudsley Hospital, London, 1984 - 86
  • Research Interviewer, Addiction Research Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, London, 1988 - 89
  • Research Nurse /Research Sister /Research Nurse Manager
    Clinical Age Research Unit, King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, 1989 – 96
  • Research Nurse  Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London,1997 – 98
  • Staff Nurse, Norfolk Mental Health Care NHS Trust, Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich, 1999 - 2002
  • Census Enumerator, Office for National Statistics, Fareham, Hampshire Norwich 2001
  • Research Associate/Project Co-ordinator School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, UEA Norwich 2002 to date

Academic Background

  • State Registered Nurse University College Hospital, London 1980
  • Registered Mental Nurse Maudsley Hospital, London 1984
  • BA (Hons) Social Science and Administration (London) 1989
  • Dip in Management Studies (North London) 1994
  • MSc Health Science (East Anglia) 2005

Highlighted Publications

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Croxford, A., Notley, C., Maskrey, V., Holland, R., Kouimtsidis, C.

(2015)

An exploratory qualitative study seeking participant views evaluating group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy preparation for alcohol detoxification,

in Journal of Substance Use

20.

pp. 61-68

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.

pp. 232-239

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Holland, R., Maskrey, V., Nagar, J., Kouimtsidis, C.

(2014)

Regaining control: The patient experience of supervised compared with unsupervised consumption in opiate substitution treatment,

in Drug and Alcohol Review

33.

pp. 64-70

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


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

(2018)

Self-help materials for smoking relapse prevention: a process evaluation of the SHARPISH randomized controlled trial,

in Journal of Public Health

40

(1)

pp. 98-105

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


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

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(Article)

(Published)


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

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(Article)

(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

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(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

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(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

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(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

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(Article)

(Published)


Croxford, A., Notley, C., Maskrey, V., Holland, R., Kouimtsidis, C.

(2015)

An exploratory qualitative study seeking participant views evaluating group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy preparation for alcohol detoxification,

in Journal of Substance Use

20

(1)

pp. 61-68

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

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(Published)


Holland, R., Maskrey, V., Swift, L., Notley, C., Robinson, A., Nagar, J., Gale, T., Kouimtsidis, C.

(2014)

Treatment retention, drug use and social functioning outcomes in those receiving three months versus one month of supervised opioid maintenance treatment. Results from the Super C randomised controlled trial,

in Addiction

109

(4)

pp. 596-607

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(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Holland, R., Maskrey, V., Nagar, J., Kouimtsidis, C.

(2014)

Regaining control: The patient experience of supervised compared with unsupervised consumption in opiate substitution treatment,

in Drug and Alcohol Review

33

(1)

pp. 64-70

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Maas, J., Barton, G., Maskrey, V., Pinto, H., Holland, R.

(2013)

Economic evaluation: A comparison of methadone versus buprenorphine for opiate substitution treatment,

in Drug and Alcohol Dependence

133

(2)

pp. 494-501

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(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

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(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

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(Article)

(Published)


Notley, C., Maskrey, V., Holland, R.

(2012)

The needs of problematic drug misusers not in structured treatment - a qualitative study of perceived treatment barriers and recommendations for services,

in Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy

19

(1)

pp. 40-48

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(Article)

(Published)


Uddin, M., Maskrey, V., Holland, R.

(2011)

A Study to Validate a Self-Reported Version of the ONS Drug Dependence Questionnaire,

in Journal of Substance Use

16

(4)

pp. 273-281

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(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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Key Research Interests

Substance dependency Interests include study of problem drug use, alcohol dependency and smoking, using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Currently co-ordinator of SHARPISH trial- A randomised controlled trial of self-help materials for the prevention of smoking relapse http://www.hta.ac.uk/project/2389.asp Currently co-ordinating an evaluation of the Southern Region Innovation Fund project – An Alcohol Care Team at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Previously co-ordinator of Super C trial - A randomised controlled trial, economic evaluation and qualitative study of supervised consumption in patients managed with opiate maintenance treatment (RfPB) and the SUMMIT Trial – Non-interventional trial of Subutex versus Methadone Maintenance Treatment in the management of opiate dependant patients Interest in the epidemiology of problem drug use and the health needs of problem drug users. Work has focused particularly on the health and treatment needs of crack cocaine and opiate users, drug users outside structured treatment, and prisoners with drug or alcohol dependence. Reports have been produced for specific local Drug and Alcohol Action Group districts (DAAGs) in Norfolk. Involvement in qualitative studies exploring needs and experiences of patients who are in receipt of long term opiate maintenance treatment, of drug using couples outside treatment and patients preparing for alcohol detox in CBT based groups. Medicines management Currently co-ordinating the Norfolk sites in a collaborative study with the University of Aberdeen’s Centre of Academic Primary Care PPRT funded MINA Study - Community Pharmacy Management Of Minor Illness Medicines and the Elderly Clinical pharmacology – the influence of age on drug handling. Management of a research unit dedicated to research in the elderly. Organisation and running of drug trials to GCP standards. Recruitment and maintenance of a large panel of elderly volunteers (including healthy volunteers and those with particular conditions) willing to participate in clinical research. Investigations of interventions with older people to improve medicines adherence and the quality of prescribing. This has included work on the national sentinel clinical audit of evidence-based prescribing for older people, the HOMER trial and the Heartmed trial.  Background My clinical background is in general and psychiatric nursing with experience gained in an accident and emergency department, a psychiatric emergency clinic, outpatient drug treatment services and ward based acute psychiatric services.

Research Group Membership

Population Health

Teaching Interests

  • Teaching and supervision of student nurses gaining practical research experience during their mental healthcare specialist placement in drug and alcohol treatment services.
  • Contributing to CSED course Recruiting Patients as Research Participants Course