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Polypharmacy in atrial fibrillation: A prospective analysis of mortality and ischemic stroke using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (2023)
Journal Article
Slater, N., White, S., & Frisher, M. (2024). Polypharmacy in atrial fibrillation: A prospective analysis of mortality and ischemic stroke using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink. Journal of Arrhythmia, 40(1), 47-56. https://doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12961

Background: Observational studies of polypharmacy and the risk of death or stroke in individuals with atrial fibrillation (AF) have produced inconsistent findings. By using propensity score matching (PSM) and Cox regression, this study aimed to deter... Read More about Polypharmacy in atrial fibrillation: A prospective analysis of mortality and ischemic stroke using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink.

Enabling Access to Pharmacy Law Teaching during COVID-19: Student Perceptions of MyDispense and Assessment Outcomes (2023)
Journal Article
Slater, N., Mason, T., Micallef, R., Ramkhelawon, M., & May, L. (2023). Enabling Access to Pharmacy Law Teaching during COVID-19: Student Perceptions of MyDispense and Assessment Outcomes. Pharmacy, 11(2), Article ARTN 44. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy11020044

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it was not always possible to teach pharmacy practice and practical dispensing skills in person. Second-year pharmacy students (n = 147) were given access to a virtual simulation tool, MyDispense, to supplement their lea... Read More about Enabling Access to Pharmacy Law Teaching during COVID-19: Student Perceptions of MyDispense and Assessment Outcomes.

Central nervous system (CNS) medications and polypharmacy in later life: cross-sectional analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) (2020)
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Slater, N., White, S., & Frisher, M. (2020). Central nervous system (CNS) medications and polypharmacy in later life: cross-sectional analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). BMJ Open, 10(9), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034346

OBJECTIVES: Many central nervous system (CNS) medications are considered potentially inappropriate for prescribing in older people; however, these medications are common in polypharmacy (=5 medicines) regimens. This paper aims to determine the preval... Read More about Central nervous system (CNS) medications and polypharmacy in later life: cross-sectional analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).

Type 2 Diabetes: how informed are the general public? A cross-sectional study investigating disease awareness and barriers to communicating knowledge in high-risk populations in London (2019)
Journal Article
Kayyali, R., Slater, N., Sahi, A., Mepani, D., Lalji, K., & Abdallah, A. (2019). Type 2 Diabetes: how informed are the general public? A cross-sectional study investigating disease awareness and barriers to communicating knowledge in high-risk populations in London. BMC Public Health, 19, Article ARTN 138. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6460-7

Background Preventing type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is one of the biggest health challenges currently facing the UK, with the NHS spending £14 billion each year on treating the disease and associated symptoms. Aims The aim of this study was to determin... Read More about Type 2 Diabetes: how informed are the general public? A cross-sectional study investigating disease awareness and barriers to communicating knowledge in high-risk populations in London.

Evaluating associations between metabolic health, obesity and depressive symptoms: a prospective analysis of data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) with a 2-year follow-up. (2018)
Journal Article
Slater, N., Rowley, C., Venables, R., White, S., & Frisher, M. (2018). Evaluating associations between metabolic health, obesity and depressive symptoms: a prospective analysis of data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) with a 2-year follow-up. BMJ Open, 8(12), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025394

OBJECTIVES: Conflicting results have been reported when the associations between metabolic health, obesity and depression were examined previously. The primary aim of this study was to determine whether metabolic health or obesity are independently a... Read More about Evaluating associations between metabolic health, obesity and depressive symptoms: a prospective analysis of data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) with a 2-year follow-up..

Peer assisted learning in pharmacy: The mentor and student perspective (2018)
Journal Article
Micallef, R., & Slater, N. (2018). Peer assisted learning in pharmacy: The mentor and student perspective. Pharmacy Education, 18,

Introduction: Peer assisted learning (PAL) was introduced into a 2nd year pharmacy cohort (n=160) using older students as mentors. Participation in PAL was voluntary. Aim: This study aims to evaluate the Pharmacy Law PAL sessions, from both the st... Read More about Peer assisted learning in pharmacy: The mentor and student perspective.

Factors associated with polypharmacy in primary care: a cross-sectional analysis of data from The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). (2018)
Journal Article
Slater, N., White, S., Venables, R., & Frisher, M. (2018). Factors associated with polypharmacy in primary care: a cross-sectional analysis of data from The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). BMJ Open, 8(3), Article e020270. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020270

OBJECTIVES: While older age and ill health are known to be associated with polypharmacy, this paper aims to identify whether wealth, body mass index (BMI), smoking and alcohol consumption are also associated with polypharmacy (5-9 prescribed medicati... Read More about Factors associated with polypharmacy in primary care: a cross-sectional analysis of data from The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)..

Perceptions by Adult Patients With Type 1 and 2 Diabetes of Current and Advanced Technologies of Blood Glucose Monitoring: A Prospective Study (2018)
Journal Article
Al-Tamimi, N., Slater, N., Kayyali, R., & ElShaer, A. (2019). Perceptions by Adult Patients With Type 1 and 2 Diabetes of Current and Advanced Technologies of Blood Glucose Monitoring: A Prospective Study. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 43(1), 27-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjd.2018.02.005

Objective Intensive self-monitoring of blood glucose levels by patients with diabetes achieves optimal glucose control, hence reducing the likelihood of complications. Methods This is a prospective, cross-sectional study targeting adults with di... Read More about Perceptions by Adult Patients With Type 1 and 2 Diabetes of Current and Advanced Technologies of Blood Glucose Monitoring: A Prospective Study.

Increasing Student Engagement in Pharmacy Law (2017)
Journal Article
Slater, N., & Micallef, R. Increasing Student Engagement in Pharmacy Law. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences, 12, https://doi.org/10.29311/ndtps.v0i12.844

To enhance student engagement and learning, the use of a social medial platform, Snapchat, was introduced into a cohort of second year pharmacy students (n=160). This study aims to evaluate student perception of this intervention which was used in a... Read More about Increasing Student Engagement in Pharmacy Law.