Adrian Baker

Colt Doctoral Research Fellow


Biographical details

Adrian is a Colt Doctoral Research fellow and UCL Impact award recipient and has given talks at a number of national and international events. He graduated with Distinction in his MSc at the London School of Economics, where he also did his undergraduate degree.  He has been a researcher at NHS Plus for four years, helping them win the Occupational Health Awards in 2009 and leading a two year project for the Royal College of Physicians clinical effectiveness forum. Adrian is currently a member of a small working group tasked with the development of clinical quality indicators for occupational health departments across the NHS.

Research interests

Adrian has an interest in health service research and implementation of health care policies. He is currently exploring the processes of implementing NICE workplace health and wellbeing guidance in NHS acute Trusts. He is supervised by Professor Rosalind Raine and Professor Glenn Robert.

Key publications

Baker A, Potter J, Young K and Madan I, ‘The applicability of grading systems for guidelines’, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2011, 17(4)

Baker A, Potter J, Young K and Madan I, ‘A review of grading systems for evidence-based guidelines produced by medical specialities’, Clinical Medicine, 2010, 10(4)

Baker A, Potter J, Young K and Madan I, ‘Grading systems and critical appraisal tools: a study of their usefulness to specialist societies’, Royal College of Physicians and NHS Plus, October 2010