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Professor Chris Todd

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Professor of Primary Care and Community Health

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The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
The University of Manchester
Room 6.314b, Jean McFarlane Building
University Place
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL


Fall Prevention  Falling is very common amongst older people and is responsible for considerable disability and distress. Interventions such as exercise aimed at improving balance and increasing muscle strength can reduce falling amongst older people, but we still need to know a lot more about how to ensure such interventions are most effective. Much of Chris's work relates to identifying how to encourage uptake and adherence to promote effectiveness of interventions. Chris led the Prevention of Falls Network Europe and currently leads a number of projects related to fall prevention.  He also lead the ProFaNE team that developed the FES-I, a very widely used measure of fear of falling.   His current work is focusing on interventions for people with visual impairments and using smartphones and other technologies to predict detect and prevent falls (FARSEEING). He is part of the EC's European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (see EC website1 and website2 ) and leads the Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination ProFouND.

Cancer and Palliative Care A major area of interest is how to support people during their last illness so that they can have maximum quality of life and remain with their family and friends. Chris’ group have been investigating access to palliative care services and the way that community based palliative care services, nursing services and social care, can help people to remain at home when they are seriously ill. His most recent studies  have focused on supporting the family carers of people with palliative care needs, and the methodological challenges of palliative and end of life care research. He was recwently co-PI on the MORECare project and played a central role in the Cancer Experiences Collaborative CECo leading work on methdology.


Breast cancer amongst older women. Breast cancer is prevalent amongst older women but evidence shows that older women are less likely to receive surgery and other standard interventions than their younger counterparts. Chris works on a programme of studies with Dr Katrina Lavelle and Prof Nigel Bundred investigating aspects of the management of breast cancer. 

Integrating nutrition into the care pathway for colorectal cancer patients. Chris works with Dr Sorrel Burden on a programme that uses the MRC Framework/Guidance for developing complex interventions in this case using nutritional interventions for cancer. The first phase of the work involved qualitative interviews with people with colorectal cancer.  We are currently conducting a randomised controlled trial of a nutritional intervention in preoperative colorectal cancer patients.

A description of my expertise is also held on the ResearcherID website

Methodological Knowledge

Promoting positive ageing: The prevention of falls and fractures in older people (See the ProFaNE website). Outcomes of care. Age related inequalities in access to cancer treatments. See the FARSEEING website

The psychology of falling: Mechanisms to promote uptake and adherence to fall prevention interventions. Psycho-social consequences and sequellae of falls (fear of falling). See Prevention of Falls Network Europe (ProFaNE) website.

Stress amongst health care professionals: Surveys of stress in professional groups. Interventions and job redesign to reduce stress.

Research methods: Trial design, outcome measurement, quality of life, interfacing between quantitative and qualitative methods.   See the MORECare and CECo websites


Chris teachs on a number of courses in the School, including the BNurs. MRes and PhD programmes.

Chris has supervised many PhD students over the years and is always keen to hear from potential students in his areas of interest. 


Chris read Psychology at the University of Durham and obtained BA, MA and PhD. He is currently Professor of Primary Care and Community Health (formerly Director of Research 2003-2013) in The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work. He is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society.

He has held and/or currently holds grants from the Department of Health, NHS, various research charities, MRC,  NIHR and the European Commission,  He was a member of the European Commission DG12 Expert Working Party on research into postural stability and fall prevention in the elderly population. He has reviewed for a wide range of research committees and charities both in UK and overseas. He is currently a member of  NIHR Health Services Research Board and the Dimbleby Cancer Care Scientific Advisory Board.

He wrote The World Health Organisation’s policy synopsis on the prevention of falls amongst older people and was a member of the group which wrote the 2007 WHO Global Report on Falls Prevention.

Selected publications


  • Hawley-Hague, H. Horne, M., Skelton, D., Todd, C. (2016).

    Older Adults’ Uptake and Adherence to Exercise Classes: Instructors’ Perspectives. J A P A, 24(1), 119-128. eScholarID:288284 | DOI:10.1123/japa.2014-0108


  • Armbrecht, G., Felsenberg, D., Ganswindt, M., Lunt, M., Kaptoge, S., Abendroth, K., Aroso, A., Banzer, D., Bhalla, A., Dequeker, J., Eastell, R., Hoszowski, K., Lyritis, G., Delmas, P., Masaryk, P., Miazgowski, T., Cannata, J., Nuti, R., Oei, L., Poor, G., Redlund-Johnell, I., Reid, D., Reisinger, W., Schatz, H., Todd, C., Woolf, A., Javaid, K., Rivadeneira, F., Silman, A., Cooper, C., O'Neill, T., Reeve, J., Evos, E. & Epos, G (2015).

    Vertebral Scheuermann's disease in Europe: prevalence, geographic variation and radiological correlates in men and women aged 50 and over. Osteoporosis International, 26(10), 2509-2519. eScholarID:288708 | DOI:10.1007/s00198-015-3170-6

  • Brundle C, Waterman H, Ballinger C, Olleveant N, Skelton D, Stanford P, Todd C. (2015).

    The causes of falls: views of older people with sight impairment. H E X, eScholarID:268859 | DOI:10.1111/hex.12355

  • Burden, S., Stamataki, Z., Hill, J., Molasiotis, A. & Todd, C (2015).

    An exploration of food and the lived experience of individuals after treatment for colorectal cancer using a phenomenological approach. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, eScholarID:289481 | DOI:10.1111/jhn.12291

  • Daveson BA, Smith M, Yi D, McCrone P, Grande G, Todd C, Gysels M, Costantini M, Murtagh FE, Higginson IJ, Evans CJ. (2015).

    The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of inpatient specialist palliative care in acute hospitals for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, (3), eScholarID:268828 | DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD011619

  • Gibson, D., Burden, S., Strauss, B., Todd, C. & Lal, S (2015).

    The role of computed tomography in evaluating body composition and the influence of reduced muscle mass on clinical outcome in abdominal malignancy: a systematic review. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 69(10), 1079-1086. eScholarID:288712 | DOI:10.1038/ejcn.2015.32

  • Gwilliam, B., Keeley, V., Todd, C., Gittins, M., Roberts, C., Kelly, L., Barclay, S. & Stone, P (2015).

    Development of Prognosis in Palliative care Study (PiPS) predictor models to improve prognostication in advanced cancer: prospective cohort study. BMJ supportive & palliative care, 5(4), 390-8. eScholarID:288709 | DOI:10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-d4020rep

  • Lavelle, K., Sowerbutts, A., Bundred, N., Pilling, M. & Todd, C (2015).

    Pretreatment health measures and complications after surgical management of elderly women with breast cancer. British Journal of Surgery, 102(6), 653-667. eScholarID:288711 | DOI:10.1002/bjs.9796

  • Luker, K., Cooke, M., Dunn, L., Lloyd-Williams, M., Pilling, M. & Todd, C (2015).

    Development and evaluation of an intervention to support family caregivers of people with cancer to provide home-based care at the end of life: A feasibility study. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 19(2), 154-161. eScholarID:288707 | DOI:10.1016/j.ejon.2014.09.006

  • Penfold, C., Ewing, G., Gilligan, D., Mahadeva, R., Booth, S., Benson, J., Burkin, J., Howson, S., Lovick, R., Todd, C. & Farquhar, M (2015).

    What do informal carers want to learn about breathlessness in advanced disease and how do they want to learn it? BMJ supportive & palliative care, 5(1), 107-107. eScholarID:288713 | DOI:10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000838.14

  • Sowerbutts, A., Griffiths, J., Todd, C. & Lavelle, K (2015).

    Why are older women not having surgery for breast cancer? A qualitative study. Psycho-Oncology, 24(9), 1036-1042. eScholarID:288714 | DOI:10.1002/pon.3764


  • Burden S, Gibson DJ, Todd C, Gratton EK, Pilling M, Lal S. (2014).

    Dietary interventions for adult cancer survivors. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 9, eScholarID:289504 | DOI:10.1002/14651858

  • Coventry, P., Dickens, C. & Todd, C (2014).

    How does mental-physical multimorbidity express itself in lived time and space? A phenomenological analysis of encounters with depression and chronic physical illness. Soc Sci Med, 118, 108-18. eScholarID:236802 | PMID:25112565 | DOI:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.07.068

  • Farquhar, M., Prevost, A., McCrone, P., Brafman-Price, B., Bentley, A., Higginson, I., Todd, C. & Booth, S (2014).

    Is a specialist breathlessness service more effective and cost-effective for patients with advanced cancer and their carers than standard care? Findings of a mixed-method randomised controlled trial. Bmc Medicine, 12, eScholarID:288710 | DOI:10.1186/s12916-014-0194-2

  • Hawley-Hague, H., Boulton, E., Hall, A., Pfeiffer, K. & Todd, C (2014).

    Older adults' perceptions of technologies aimed at falls prevention, detection or monitoring: a systematic review. Int J Med Inform, 83(6), 416-26. eScholarID:236805 | PMID:24798946 | DOI:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2014.03.002

  • Hawley-Hague, H., Horne, M., Campbell, M., Demack, S., Skelton, D. & Todd, C (2014).

    Multiple levels of influence on older adults' attendance and adherence to community exercise classes. Gerontologist, 54(4), 599-610. eScholarID:236804 | PMID:23899623 | DOI:10.1093/geront/gnt075

  • Horne, M., Skelton, D., Speed, S. & Todd, C (2014).

    Falls prevention and the value of exercise: salient beliefs among South asian and white british older adults. Clin Nurs Res, 23(1), 94-110. eScholarID:236800 | PMID:23749340 | DOI:10.1177/1054773813488938

  • Lavelle, K., Sowerbutts, A., Bundred, N., Pilling, M., Degner, L., Stockton, C. & Todd, C (2014).

    Is lack of surgery for older breast cancer patients in the UK explained by patient choice or poor health? A prospective cohort study. Br J Cancer, 110(3), 573-83. eScholarID:236801 | PMID:24292450 | DOI:10.1038/bjc.2013.734

  • Rapp, K., Freiberger, E., Todd, C., Klenk, J., Becker, C., Denkinger, M., Scheidt-Nave, C. & Fuchs, J (2014).

    Fall incidence in Germany: results of two population-based studies, and comparison of retrospective and prospective falls data collection methods. BMC Geriatr, 14, 105. eScholarID:236799 | PMID:25241278 | DOI:10.1186/1471-2318-14-105


  • Evans, C. Benalia, H. Preston, N. Grande, Gysels, M. Short, V. Daveson, B. Bausewein, C. Todd, C. Higginson, I. on behalf of MORECare. (2013).

    The Selection and Use of Outcome Measures in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Research: The MORECare International Consensus Workshop. Journal of Pain and Sympton Mangement, eScholarID:195576

  • Evans, C., Harding, R., Higginson, I. & . (2013).

    'Best practice' in developing and evaluating palliative and end-of-life care services: a meta-synthesis of research methods for the MORECare project. Palliat Med, 27(10), 885-98. eScholarID:236796 | PMID:23322647 | DOI:10.1177/0269216312467489

  • Farquhar, M., Preston, N., Evans, C., Grande, G., Short, V., Benalia, H., Higginson, I. & Todd, C (2013).

    Mixed Methods Research in the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Report on the MORECare Consensus Exercise. J P M, eScholarID:213325 | PMID:24195755 | DOI:10.1089/jpm.2012.0572

  • Gysels, M., Evans, C., Lewis, P., Speck, P., Benalia, H., Preston, N., Grande, G., Short, V., Owen-Jones, E., Todd, C. & Higginson, I (2013).

    MORECare research methods guidance development: recommendations for ethical issues in palliative and end-of-life care research. Palliat Med, 27(10), 908-17. eScholarID:236797 | PMID:23695828 | DOI:10.1177/0269216313488018

  • Higginson, I. Evans, C. Grande, G. Preston, N. Morgan, M. McCrone, P. Lewis, P. Fayers, P. Harding, R. Hotopf, M. Murray, S. Benalia, H. Gysels, M. Farquhar, M. Todd, C. and on behalf of MORECare. (2013).

    Evaluating complex interventions in End of Life Care: the MORECare Statement on good practice generated by a synthesis of transparent expert consultations and systematic reviews. BMC Medicine, 11, 111. eScholarID:193064 | DOI:10.1186/1741-7015-11-111

  • Horne, M., Skelton, D., Speed, S. & Todd, C (2013).

    Perceived barriers to initiating and maintaining physical activity among South Asian and White British adults in their 60s living in the United Kingdom: a qualitative study. Ethn Health, eScholarID:209596 | PMID:23834070 | DOI:10.1080/13557858.2013.814762

  • Klenk, J., Chiari, L., Helbostad, J., Zijlstra, W., Aminian, K., Todd, C., Bandinelli, S., Kerse, N., Schwickert, L., Mellone, S., Bagalá, F., Delbaere, K., Hauer, K., Redmond, S., Robinovitch, S., Aziz, O., Schwenk, M., Zecevic, A., Zieschang, T., Becker, C. & . (2013).

    Development of a standard fall data format for signals from body-worn sensors : the FARSEEING consensus. Z Gerontol Geriatr, 46(8), 720-6. eScholarID:236806 | PMID:24271252 | DOI:10.1007/s00391-013-0554-0

  • Preston, N., Fayers, P., Walters, S., Pilling, M., Grande, G., Short, V., Owen-Jones, E., Evans, C., Benalia, H., Higginson, I., Todd, C. & . (2013).

    Recommendations for managing missing data, attrition and response shift in palliative and end-of-life care research: part of the MORECare research method guidance on statistical issues. Palliat Med, 27(10), 899-907. eScholarID:236798 | PMID:23652842 | DOI:10.1177/0269216313486952

  • Roberts, D. Wilson, C. Todd, C. Long, A. F. Mackerethd, P. Stringerd, J. Cartera, A. Parkine, S. Caress, A. L. (2013).

    Complementary therapies in cancer: Patients’ views on their purposes and value pre and post receipt of complementary therapy—A multi-centre case study. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 5(5), 443-449. eScholarID:213324 | DOI:10.1016/j.eujim.2013.06.005

  • Schwickert, L., Becker, C., Lindemann, U., Maréchal, C., Bourke, A., Chiari, L., Helbostad, J., Zijlstra, W., Aminian, K., Todd, C., Bandinelli, S., Klenk, J. & . (2013).

    Fall detection with body-worn sensors : a systematic review. Z Gerontol Geriatr, 46(8), 706-19. eScholarID:236803 | PMID:24271251 | DOI:10.1007/s00391-013-0559-8

  • Stanmore, E., Oldham, J., Skelton, D., O'Neill, T., Pilling, M., Campbell, A. & Todd, C (2013).

    Risk factors for falls in adults with rheumatoid arthritis: A prospective study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), eScholarID:192341 | PMID:23436687 | DOI:10.1002/acr.21987

  • Stone P, Gwilliam B, Keeley V, Todd C, Kelly LC, Barclay S. (2013).

    Factors affecting recruitment to an observational multi-centre palliative care study. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 1-5. eScholarID:192346 | DOI:doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-00039

  • Addington-Hall J, Gerard K, Brien S, Brailsford S, Salisbury C, Heaney D, Todd C, Moore M, Leydon G, England H, Lattimer V. (2013).

    Variations in out of hours end of life care provision across primary care organisations in England and Scotland. Final Report. NIHR Service Delivery and Organistaion programme. Southampton: Queen's Printer and Controller of the HMSO. eScholarID:236808


  • Becker, C., Schwickert, L., Mellone, S., Bagalà, F., Chiari, L., Helbostad, J., Zijlstra, W., Aminian, K., Bourke, A., Todd, C., Bandinelli, S., Kerse, N. & Klenk, J (2012).

    Proposal for a multiphase fall model based on real-world fall recordings with body-fixed sensors. Z Gerontol Geriatr, 45(8), 707-15. eScholarID:192340 | PMID:23184296 | DOI:10.1007/s00391-012-0403-6

  • Burden, S., Todd, C., Hill, J. & Lal, S (2012).

    Pre-operative nutrition support in patients undergoing gastrointestinal surgery. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 11, CD008879. eScholarID:192343 | PMID:23152265 | DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD008879.pub2

  • Gwilliam, B., Keeley, V., Todd, C., Roberts, C., Gittins, M., Kelly, L., Barclay, S. & Stone, P (2012).

    Prognosticating in patients with advanced cancer--observational study comparing the accuracy of clinicians' and patients' estimates of survival. Ann Oncol, 1-7. eScholarID:173291 | PMID:23028038 | DOI:10.1093/annonc/mds341

  • Hawley, H. Skelton, D.A. Campbell, M. Todd. C. (2012).

    Are the attitudes of Exercise Instructors who work with Older Adults influenced by training and personal characteristics? Journal of Ageing and Physical Activity, 20, 47-63. eScholarID:141641

  • Horne, M., Skelton, D., Speed, S. & Todd, C (2012).

    Attitudes and beliefs to the uptake and maintenance of physical activity among community-dwelling South Asians aged 60-70 years: a qualitative study. Public Health, 126(5), 417-23. eScholarID:192342 | PMID:22445713 | DOI:10.1016/j.puhe.2012.02.002

  • McAllister, M. Dunn, G. Payne, K. Davies, L. and Todd, C. (2012).

    Patient Empowerment: The need to consider it as a measurable Patient-Reported Outcome for Chronic Conditions. BMC Health Services Research, 12, 157. eScholarID:162861 | DOI:10.1186/1472-6963-12-157

  • Payne S. Seymour J, Grande G. Froggatt K, Molassiotis A Lloyd-Williams M, Foster C.L, Addington-Hall J, Rolls L, Todd. (2012).

    An evaluation of research capacity building from the Cancer Experiences Collaborative. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, eScholarID:192336 | DOI:doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000236

  • Preston NJ, Farquhar MC, Walshe CE, Stevinson C, Ewing G, Calman LA, Burden S, Brown Wilson C, Hopkinson JB, Todd CJ. (2012).

    Strategies to increase participant recruitment to research studies by healthcare professionals:(Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic, (9), eScholarID:173295 | DOI:10.1002/14651858.MR000036

  • Schwenk, M. Lauenroth, A. Stock, C. Moreno, R.R. Oster, P. McHugh, G. Todd, C.Hauer, K. (2012).

    Definitions and methods of measuring and reporting on injurious falls in randomised controlled fall prevention trials: a systematic review. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12(50), eScholarID:164445 | DOI:10.1186/1471-2288-12-50

  • Stanmore, E., Oldham, J., Skelton, D., O'Neill, T., Pilling, M., Campbell, A. & Todd, C (2012).

    Fall incidence and outcomes of falls in a prospective study of adults with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), eScholarID:192344 | PMID:23139011 | DOI:10.1002/acr.21892

  • Stone P, Gwilliam B, Keeley V, Todd C, Gittens M, Kelly L, Barclay S and Roberts C. (2012).

    Patients’ reports or clinicians’ assessments – which are better for prognosticating? An observational study. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 2, 219-223. eScholarID:192345 | DOI:doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000216

  • Whitehead, S.H., Nyman, S.R., Skelton, D.A., Broaders, F. and Todd, C.J. (2012).

    The quality of English language websites offering falls prevention advice to older members of the public and their families. Health Informatics Journal, 18(1), 50-65. eScholarID:136968 | DOI:10.1177/1460458211432588


  • Burden, S., Hill, J., Shaffer, J., Campbell, M. & Todd, C (2011).

    An unblinded randomised controlled trial of preoperative oral supplements in colorectal cancer patients. J Hum Nutr Diet, 24(5), 441-8. eScholarID:136966 | PMID:21699587 | DOI:10.1111/j.1365-277X.2011.01188.x

  • Coventry, P; Gemmell, I; Todd, C. (2011).

    Psychosocial risk factors for hospital readmission in COPD patients on early discharge services: a cohort study. BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 11(49), eScholarID:136955 | DOI:doi:10.1186/1471-2466-11-49

  • Gwilliam, B., Keeley, V., Todd, C., Gittins, M., Roberts, C., Kelly, L., Barclay, S. & Stone, P (2011).

    Development of Prognosis in Palliative care Study (PiPS) predictor models to improve prognostication in advanced cancer: prospective cohort study. BMJ, 343, d4920. eScholarID:136963 | PMID:21868477 | DOI:10.1136/bmj.d4920

  • Hauer, K., Kempen, G., Schwenk, M., Yardley, L., Beyer, N., Todd, C., Oster, P. & Zijlstra, G (2011).

    Validity and sensitivity to change of the falls efficacy scales international to assess fear of falling in older adults with and without cognitive impairment. Gerontology, 57(5), 462-72. eScholarID:136956 | PMID:20975251 | DOI:10.1159/000320054

  • McAllister, M. Wood, AM. Dunn, G. Shiloh, S. Todd, C. (2011).

    The Genetic Counseling Outcome Scale: a new patient-reported outcome measure for clinical genetics services. Clinical Genetics, 79(5), 413-424. eScholarID:118508 | DOI:10.1111/j.1399-0004.2011.01636.x

  • McAllister, M., Wood. A. M., Dunn., G., Shiloh, S., Todd., C. (2011).

    The Perceived Personal Control (PPC) Questionnaire: Reliability and validity in a UK sample. American Journal of Medical Genetics, eScholarID:136967 | DOI:DOI 10.1002/ajmg.a.34374

  • Payne, S. Seymour, J. Molassiotis, A. Froggatt, K. Grande, G. Lloyd-Williams, M. Foster, C. Wilson, R. Rolls, L. Todd, C. Addington-Hall, J. (2011).

    Benefit and challenges of collaberative research: lessons from supportive and palliative care. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 1(1), 5-11. eScholarID:127445 | DOI:10.1136/bmjspcare-2011-000018


  • Burden, S., Hill, J., Shaffer, J. & Todd, C (2010).

    Nutritional status of preoperative colorectal cancer patients. J Hum Nutr Diet, 23(4), 402-7. eScholarID:135748 | PMID:20487172 | DOI:10.1111/j.1365-277X.2010.01070.x

  • Funk L, Stajduhar KI, Toye C, Aoun S, Grande GE, Todd CJ. (2010).

    Part 2: Home based family caregiving at the end of life: a comprehensive review of published qualitative research (1998 - 2008). Palliative Medicine, 26(6), 594-607. eScholarID:101252 | DOI:10.1177/0269216310371411

  • Gilbert R, Ben-Shlomo Y, Yardley L, Todd C. (2010).

    Socio-demographic factors predict the likelihood of not returning home after hospital admission following a fall. Journal of Public Health, 32(1), 117-124. eScholarID:1d19781 | DOI:10.1093/pubmed/fdp077

  • Hauer KS, Kempen GIJM, Schwenk M, Yardley L, Beyer N, Todd C, Oster P, Zilstra GAR. (2010).

    Validity and Sensitivity to Change of the Falls Efficacy Scales International to Assess Fear of Falling in Older Adults with and without Cognitive Impairment. Gerontology, 57(5), 462-199. eScholarID:101358 | DOI:10.1159/000320054

  • Helbostad JL, Taraldsen K, Granbe R, Yardley L, Todd CJ, Sletvold O. (2010).

    Validation of the Falls Efficacy Scale-International in fall-prone older persons. Age and Ageing, 39(2), 256-259. eScholarID:101228 | DOI:10.1093/ageing/afp224

  • Horne M, Speed S, Skelton DA, Todd C. (2010).

    The influence of primary health care professionals in encouraging exercise and physical activity uptake among White and South Asian older adults: experiences of young older adults. Patient Education and Counselling, 78(1), 97-103. eScholarID:1d28322 | DOI:10.1016/j.pec.2009.04.004

  • McAllistair M, Dunn G, Todd C. (2010).

    Empowerment: qualitative underpinning of a new clinical genetics-specific patient-reported outcome. Journal of Human Genetics, 19, 125-130. eScholarID:101366 | DOI:doi:10.1038/ejhg.2010.160

  • Rogers, MS. Tood, C. (2010).

    Can cancer influence the pain agenda in Oncology Outpatient Consultations? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 39(2), 268-282. eScholarID:106125 | DOI:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2009.05.024

  • Stajduhar KI, Funk L, Toye C, Grande GE, Aoun S, Todd CJ. (2010).

    Part 1: Home based family caregiving at the end of life: a comprehensive review of published quantitative research (1998 - 2008). Palliative Medicine, 24(6), 573-593. eScholarID:101250 | DOI:10.1177/0269216310371412

  • Stevinson C, Preston N, Todd C and Cancer Experiences Collaberative (CECo). (2010).

    Defining priorities in prognostication research: results of a consensus workshop. Palliative Medicine, 24, 462-468. eScholarID:101237 | DOI:10.1177/0269216310368452

  • Walshe C, Caress A, Chew-Graham C, Todd C. (2010).

    Nurses' feelings of 'ownership' of palliative care patients: findings from a qualitative case study. Progress in Palliative Care, 18(6), 347-351. eScholarID:101389 | DOI:10.1179/096992610X12775428637060


  • Grande GE, Stajduhar K, Aoun S, Toye C, Funk L, Addington-Hall J, Payne S, Todd C. (2009).

    Supporting lay carers in the end of life care: current gaps and future priorities. Palliative Medicine, 23, 339-344. eScholarID:1d28313 | DOI:10.1177/0269216309104875

  • Grande, G., Farquhar, M., Barclay, S. & Todd, C (2009).

    Quality of life measures (EORTC QLQ-C30 and SF-36) as predictors of survival in palliative colorectal and lung cancer patients. Palliat Support Care, 7(3), 289-97. eScholarID:136790 | PMID:19788770 | DOI:10.1017/S1478951509990216

  • Hauer, K. Tremmell, AD. Ramroth, H. Pfisterer, M. Todd, C. Oster, P. Schuler, M. (2009).

    Repressive coping in geriatric patients' reports - impact on fear of falling. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, 42(2), 137-144. eScholarID:106085 | DOI:10.1007/s00391-008-0552-9

  • Horne, M., Speed, S., Skelton, D. & Todd, C (2009).

    What do community-dwelling Caucasian and South Asian 60-70 year olds think about exercise for fall prevention? Age Ageing, 38(1), 68-73. eScholarID:136438 | PMID:19039019 | DOI:10.1093/ageing/afn237

  • Mackereth, P., Carter, A., Parkin, S., Stringer, J., Caress, A., Todd, C., Long, A. & Roberts, D (2009).

    Complementary therapists' training and cancer care: a multi-site study. Eur J Oncol Nurs, 13(5), 330-5. eScholarID:136864 | PMID:19505850 | DOI:10.1016/j.ejon.2009.04.009

  • Molassiotis, A., Brearley, S., Saunders, M., Craven, O., Wardley, A., Farrell, C., Swindell, R., Todd, C. & Luker, K (2009).

    Effectiveness of a home care nursing program in the symptom management of patients with colorectal and breast cancer receiving oral chemotherapy: a randomized, controlled trial. J Clin Oncol, 27(36), 6191-8. eScholarID:135817 | PMID:19917849 | DOI:10.1200/JCO.2008.20.6755

  • Peter, M., Ann, C., Sam, P., Jacqui, S., Dai, R., Andrew, L., Chris, T. & Ann, C (2009).

    Complementary therapists' motivation to work in cancer/supportive and palliative care: a multi-centre case study. Complement Ther Clin Pract, 15(3), 161-5. eScholarID:136863 | PMID:19595418 | DOI:10.1016/j.ctcp.2009.03.004

  • Preston N, Payne S, Todd C. (2009).

    Conducting research in palliative care patients: a burden or an opportunity? Journal of Palliative Nursing, 15(11), 524-525. eScholarID:101235

  • Pye SR, Tobias J, Silman AJ et al (EPOS). (2009).

    Childhood fractures do not predict future fractures: Results from the European Prospective Osteoporosis Study. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 24(7), 1314-1318. eScholarID:101458 | DOI:10.1359/jbmr.090220

  • Walshe C, Todd C, Caress A, Chew-Graham CA. (2009).

    Patterns of access to community palliative care services: a literature review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 37, 884-912. eScholarID:1d28184 | DOI:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2008.05.004


  • Barberia, A., Attree, M. & Todd, C (2008).

    Understanding eating behaviours in Spanish women enrolled in a weight-loss treatment. J Clin Nurs, 17(7), 957-66. eScholarID:136441 | PMID:18321293 | DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02073.x

  • Cullum S, Metcalfe C, Brayne C, Todd C. (2008).

    Does depression predict adverse outcomes for older medical inpatients? A prospective cohort study of individuals screened for a trial. Age and Ageing, 37, 690-695. eScholarID:1d28188 | DOI:10.1093/ageing/afn193

  • Keeley, P., Creed, F., Tomenson, B., Todd, C., Borglin, G. & Dickens, C (2008).

    Psychosocial predictors of health-related quality of life and health service utilisation in people with chronic low back pain. Pain, 135(1-2), 142-50. eScholarID:136442 | PMID:17611036 | DOI:10.1016/j.pain.2007.05.015

  • Kempen GIJM, Yardley L, van Haastregt JCM, Zijlstra RGA, Beyer N, Hauer K, Todd C. (2008).

    The Short FES-I: a shortened version of the falls efficacy scale-international to assess fear of falling. Age and Ageing, 37(1), 45-50. eScholarID:1d28026 | DOI:10.1093/ageing/afm157

  • Lavelle KJ, Todd C, Campbell MG. (2008).

    Do postage stamps versus pre-paid envelopes increase responses to patient mail surveys?: A randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Service Research, 8, 113. eScholarID:1d17295 | DOI:10.1186/1472-6963-8-113

  • Walshe C, Caress A, Chew-Graham CA, Todd C. (2008).

    Implementation and impact of the Gold Standards Framework in community palliative care: a qualitative study of three Primary Care Trusts. Palliative Medicine, 22(6), 736-743. eScholarID:1d28124 | DOI:10.1177/0269216308094103

  • Walshe, C., Chew-Graham, C., Todd, C. & Caress, A (2008).

    What influences referrals within community palliative care services? A qualitative case study. Soc Sci Med, 67(1), 137-46. eScholarID:136862 | PMID:18433963 | DOI:10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.03.027

  • Walshe, C., Todd, C., Caress, A. & Chew-Graham, C (2008).

    Judgements about fellow professionals and the management of patients receiving palliative care in primary care: a qualitative study. Br J Gen Pract, 58(549), 264-72. eScholarID:135782 | PMID:18494176 | DOI:10.3399/bjgp08X279652

  • Yardley, L., Kirby, S., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Gilbert, R., Whitehead, S. & Todd, C (2008).

    How likely are older people to take up different falls prevention activities? Preventive medicine, 47(5), 554. eScholarID:136439 | PMID:18817810 | DOI:10.1016/j.ypmed.2008.09.001


  • Yardley L, Beyer N, Hauer K, McKee K, Ballinger C, Todd C. (2007).

    Recommendations for promoting the engagement of older people in activities to prevent falls. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 16, 230-234. eScholarID:1d27891 | DOI:10.1136/qshc.2006.019802.


  • Yardley L, Donovan-Hall M, Francis K, Todd C. (2006).

    Older people's views of advice about falls prevention: a qualitative study. Health Education Research, 21(4), 508-517. eScholarID:1d26965 | DOI:10.1093/her/cyh077


  • Yardley L, Todd C, Beyer N, Hauer K, Kempen G, Piot-Zeigler C. (2005).

    Development and initial validation of the Falls Efficacy Scale International (FES-I). Age and Ageing, 34, 614-619. eScholarID:1d26376 | DOI:10.1093/ageing/afi196

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