Dr Surinder Singh

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Name: Surinder Singh Email: s.singh2@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Dr Tel: 0207 830 2599
Department: Primary Care & Population Health Fax: 0207 472 6871
Position: Clinical Senior Lecturer Address: Research dept of primary care and population health, Hampste, UCL, Rowland Hill St, London, NW3 2PF
Research Domain: Infection, Immunology & Inflammation, Personalised Medicine, Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page: Personal Web Page

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Research Description

I am currently a co-applicant on the following:

Feasibility and acceptability of home sampling kits to increase the uptake of HIV testing among black Africans in the United Kingdom: The Haus study.
Total research costs requested £409,859.60 [submitted May 2013]

 

 

 

 

Recent Publications include:

Joint authorship of chapter:  Singh S & Theobald N. Palliative care for people with HIV infection and AIDS in Handbook of Palliative Care (3rd Edition): edited by Christina Faull, Sharon de Caestecker, Alex Nicholson and Fraser Black. Wiley-Blackwell [2013]

Two letters have recently been published (1 is on its way) - as a direct result of students' work in relation to their dissertations, while undertaking the integrated BSc in Primary Health Care: these letter are:

  • Bulford, S. J., & Singh, S. (2012). Qualitative exploration of sexual health in old age. Sex Transm Infect, 88 (7), 557-?. doi:10.1136/sextrans-2012-050827
  • Jones, H, T & Singh S.  How can Health services for female sex workers be better tailored to meet their health needs? (accepted for publication in journal of sexually-transmitted diseases)


HIV in Primary Care - Medfash Publication (May 2011) 2nd Edition of Booklet on caring   for people with HIV infection in Primary Care. (go to www.medfash.org.uk/publications)

And we have just re-submittted a chapter on the care of vulnerable groups to a RCGP publication - due for publication at the end of 2013/early 2014:
     





Research Activities

HIV/AIDS in Primary Care

Education Description

UCL Collaborators

External Collaborators

Publications

    2013

    • Jones MM, Hutt P, Eastwood S, Singh S (2013). Impact of an intercalated BSc on medical student performance and careers: A BEME systematic review: BEME Guide No. 28. Medical Teacher, 35(10), e1493 - e1510. doi:10.3109/0142159X.2013.806983
    • Jones HT, Singh S (2013). How can healthcare services for female sex workers be better tailored to meet their health needs?. Sex Transm Infect, 89(5), 414 - . doi:10.1136/sextrans-2013-051134
    • Gardner M, Singh S (2013). The IBSc in Primary Care at UCL: 16 years and more?.

    2012

    • Bulford SJ, Singh S (2012). Qualitative exploration of sexual health in old age.. Sex Transm Infect, 88(7), 557 - . doi:10.1136/sextrans-2012-050827
    • Kamara S, Singh S (2012). What are the patient-held illness beliefs after a transient ischaemic attack, and do they determine secondary prevention activities: an exploratory study in a North London General Practice.. Prim Health Care Res Dev, 13(2), 165 - 174. doi:10.1017/S146342361100051X

    2011

    • Singh S, Paul EJ, Kozlowska R (2011). Statins and HIV medication: a view from primary care.. Sex Transm Infect, 87(7), 656 - . doi:10.1136/sextrans-2011-050273
    • SINGH S, Madge S, Matthews P, Theobald N (2011). HIV in Primary Care.

    2010

    • Hutt P, Singh S, Modell M, Nazareth I (2010). Polyclinics and polysystems: evolving ambiguity, evidence required.. Br J Gen Pract, 60(575), 400 - 401. doi:10.3399/bjgp10X502083
    • Singh S, Meakin R, Iliffe S (2010). Falling research in the NHS Consider fledgling researchers. BRIT MED J, 340, - . doi:10.1136/bmj.c3448

    2009

    • Rosenthal J, Singh S (2009). Obituary for Cecil Helman. BMJ, 339, b2904 - . doi:10.1136/bmj.b2904
    • Evans HER, Tsourapas A, Mercer CH, Rait G, Bryan S, Hamill M, Delpech V, Hughes G, Brook G, Williams T, Johnson AM, Singh S, Petersen I, Chadborn T, Cassell JA (2009). Primary care consultations and costs among HIV positive individuals in UK primary care 1995-2005: A cohort study. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 85, 543 - 549.
    • Jones M, Singh S, Rosenthal J (2009). Student feedback: a herald of a doctors poor performance?.
    • Evans HE, Mercer CH, Rait G, Hamill M, Delpesch V, Hughes G, Brook G, Williams T, Johnson AM, Singh S, Petersen I, Chadborn T, Cassell JA (2009). Trends in HIV testing and recording of HIV status in the UK primary care setting: a retrospective cohort study 1995-2005. Sexually Transmitted Infections, , - .
    • Jones M, Hutt P, Eastwood S, Singh S (2009). ..that was the year I that I learnt to think and to question and to find out things for myself]...a qualitative review of the role of intercalated BScs in medical education.
    • Jethwa S, Bryant P, Singh S, Jones M, Berlin A, Rosenthal J (2009). Your life in their pocket: students' behaviors regarding confidential patient information. Family Medicine, 41(5), 327 - 331.

    2008

    • Jones M, Singh S, Meakin R (2008). Undergraduate research in primary care: is it sustainable?. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 9(1), 85 - 95. doi:10.1017/S1463423607000461
    • Jones M, Singh S (2008). Systematic review of the role of intercalculated BScs in medical education.
    • Jones M, Singh S (2008). Systematic review of the role of intercalated BScs in medical education.

    2007

    • Evans HER, Copas AJ, Petersen I, Mercer CH, Rait G, Singh S, Williams T, Cassell JA (2007). A validation study to confirm the reliability of primary care consultation data provided by the UK General Practice Research Database..
    • Singh S, Jones M, Meakin R (2007). Can medical students undertake original research projects in primary care?.
    • Bryant PA, Jethwa S, Rosenthal J, Singh S (2007). Your life in their pocket: what do medical students do with confidential patient information?.
    • Singh S (2007). How to take a sexual history. Trends in Urology, Gynaecology and Sexual Health, 12(6), 29 - 35. doi:10.1002/tre.46
    • Evans HER, Mercer CH, Delpech V, Hamill M, Singh S, Cassell JA (2007). How much are GP’s aware of their HIV patients’ positive status? Gaining an insight from the General Practice Research Database..
    • Evans HER, Cassell JA, Mercer CH, Delpech V, Hammil M, Singh S (2007). How much are GPs aware of their HIV patients’ positive status? Gaining an insight from the general practice research database.

    2006

    • Evans HER, Cassell JA, Mercer CH, Brook G, Hughes G, Rait G, Petersen I, Simms I, Delpech V, Chadborn T, Hamill M, Singh S, Islam A, Johnson AM (2006). What is the extent of family doctor involvement in the care of HIV patients in the UK?.
    • Evans HR, Cassell JA, Mercer CH, Brook G, Hughes G, Rait G, Petersen I, Simms I, Delpech V, Chadborn T, Hamill M, Singh S, Islam A, Johnson AM (2006). What is the extent of family doctor involvement in the care of HIV patients in the UK?.
    • H Evans JC, C H Mercer GB, G Hughes GR, I Petersen IS, V Delpech TC, M Hamill SS, A Islam AMJ (2006). WHAT IS THE EXTENT OF FAMILY DOCTOR INVOLVEMENT IN THE CARE OF HIV PATIENTS IN THE UK? (2006)..

    2005

    • Singh S, Theobald N (2005). Palliative care for people with HIV infection and AIDS. In Faull C, Carter Y, Daniels L (Ed.), Handbook of palliative care (pp. 273 - 294). : Blackwell Publishing.
    • Jones M, Singh S, Lloyd M (2005). "It isn't just consultants that need a BSc": student experiences of an Intercalated BSc in primary health care. Medical Teacher, 27(2), 164 - 168. doi:10.1080/01421590400019567
    • Jones M, Singh S, Lloyd M (2005). "It isn't just consultants that need a BSc": student experiences of an Intercalated BSc in primary health care.. doi:10.1080/01421590400019567

    2004

    • Azad S, Singh S, Jones M (2004). What is the patient care pathway before and after a consultation at the NHS Soho walk in centre?. Epidemiology and Community Health, 58(SII), A18 - A18.
    • Singh S (2004). Testing for HIV in general practice (Just in time). BMJ Learning, , - .
    • Madge S, Matthews P, Singh S, Theobald N (2004). HIV in Primary Care.
    • Singh S (2004). Rethinking the roles of professionals in the HIV-outpatient setting - please carry on reflecting?. Sexually Transmitted Infections, , - .

    2003

    • Stenning D, Singh S (2003). How does a practice work? The role of a practice manager. In Rosenthal J, Naish J, Neighbour R, Singh S (Ed.), The successful GP registrar's companion (pp. 208 - 220). : Churchill-Livingstone.
    • Singh S (2003). Review of Helman's Doctors and Patients: an Anthology. British Journal of General Practice, 53(489), 349 - 349.
    • Singh S (2003). Review of The Curious lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach. British Journal of General Practice, 53(496), 908 - 908.
    • Singh S, Rosenthal J, Naish J (2003). The range of clinical conditions in general practice. In Rosenthal J, Naish J, Neighbour R, Singh S (Ed.), The Successful GP Companion, Preparing, Practising and Perfecting (pp. 71 - 87). : Churchill-Livingstone.
    • Singh S (2003). What about GPs in the fight against tuberculosis?. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 96(8), 424 - .
    • Singh S (2003). Viewpoint - Another conference report (with a message...) [Asylum-seekers and HIV infection]. British Journal of General Practice, 53(488), 254 - 254.
    • Harding R, Sherr L, Singh S, Sherr A, Moorhead R (2003). Welfare rights advice in primary care: prevalence, processes and specialist provision. Family Practice, 20(1), 48 - 53.
    • Singh S (2003). Health, illness and disease. In Rosenthal J, Naish J, Neighbour R, Singh S (Ed.), The Successful GP Companion (pp. 61 - 70). : Elsevier Health Sciences.
    • Rosenthal J, Naish J, Singh S, Neighbour R (2003). The Successful GP Registrar's Companion.

    2002

    • Martin J, Lloyd M, Singh S (2002). Professional attitudes: can they be taught and assessed in medical education?. Clinical Medicine, 2(3), 217 - 223.
    • Singh S (2002). Endangered Relations by C Lyttleton. AIDS Care, 14(2), 295 - 296. doi:10.1080/09540120220104785
    • Harding R, Sherr L, Singh S, Sherr A (2002). Evaluation of welfare rights advice in primary care: the general practice perspective. Health and Social Care in the Community, 10(6), 417 - 422.
    • Meakin R, Kirklin D, Lloyd M, Singh S (2002). Living with and dying from cancer: Developing a humanities-based special studies module for undergraduate medical students.
    • Kirklin D, Singh S, Meakin R, Lloyd M (2002). Attitudinal Objective Structured Clinical Examinations: Their value as an assessment tool in a humanities special study module about Living with and Dying from Cancer.

    2001

    • Singh S, Madge S, Lipman M (2001). Tuberculosis in Primary Care. British Journal of General Practice, 52(478), 357 - 358.
    • Singh S (2001). Sexual health promotion - inner-city style. British Journal of General Practice, 51(463), 164 - .
    • Kirklin D, Meakin R, Singh S, Lloyd M (2001). An Educational Pack for the Humanities Based Special Study Module. Living with and Dying from Cancer. London.
    • Singh S, Rosenthal J (2001). Developing primary health care in Brazil: an evaluation of a Teaching the teacher's course.. Education for Primary Care, 12(4), 442 - 444.
    • Singh S, Dunford A, Carter YH (2001). Routine care of people with HIV infection and AIDS: should interested general practitioners take the lead?. British Journal of General Practice, 51(466), 399 - 403.
    • Madge S, Singh S (2001). Pregnancy, HIV and GPs. In Barclay C (Ed.), Insight 2000 - developments in women's health in primary care (pp. - ). : Academic Publishing Services.

    2000

    • Singh S (2000). Review of Medical Humanities (journal). British Journal of General Practice, 50(456), 601 - 601.
    • Madge S, Singh S (2000). The GP's role in HIV and AIDS care. Practitioner, 244(1614), 772 - 777.
    • Singh S, Miller R, Madge S, Patch D (2000). The impact of hepatitis C in general practice. British Journal of General Practice, 50(456), 532 - 535.
    • Kirklin D, Meakin R, Singh S, Lloyd M (2000). Living with and dying from cancer: a humanities special study module. Medical Humanities, 26(1), 51 - 54.
    • Singh S (2000). Medical Error - again?. British Journal of General Practice, 50, 853 - 853.
    • Singh S (2000). HIV and AIDS in General Practice. Roycal College of General Practitioner's Member's Reference Book, , 192 - 194.
    • Singh S, Madge S (2000). The continuing challenge of the primary-secondary interface in HIV and AIDS care. National Health Trusts 2000 Buyers' and Commissioners' Guide, , 16 - 18.

    1999

    • Dunford A, Singh S (1999). Tales of one city, two HIV doctors. British Journal of General Practice, 49(440), 250 - 251.
    • Gill P, Singh S, Rosenthal J (1999). The benefits of contract learning. Education for General Practice, 10, 219 - 221.
    • Rosenthal J, Singh S (1999). Communication: not just doctors talking to patients. Student BMJ, 7(9138), 319 - 320.
    • Singh S (1999). General practice and patient Y. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 92(2), 94 - .
    • Singh S, MacAuley D, Reith W (1999). Changing times for disinfection and sterilization procedures in general practice. British Journal of General Practice, 49(444), 516 - 517.
    • Singh S (1999). HIV and AIDS in general practice: past controversies and current challenges. AIDS Letter, 72, 1 - 3.
    • Oud R, Starman R, Wigersma S, S D, A (1999). The minimum standard of care for European Union general practitioners: a project undertaken for EPCAN [The European Primary Care AIDS Network].
    • Singh S (1999). Why HIV and AIDS are still live issues?.
    • Singh S, Madge S (1999). Caring for people with HIV infection.

    1998

    • Singh S, Madge S (1998). Caring for People with HIV: A Community Perspective.
    • Wigersma L, Singh S, van den Boom FM (1998). Meeting the needs of those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. AIDS Care, 10(Sup1), S5 - S8.
    • Madge S, Singh S (1998). The new imperative to test for HIV in pregnancy. British Journal of General Practice, 48(429), 1127 - 1128.
    • Singh S (1998). Around every tumour there's a person. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 316, 560 - 561.
    • King M, Petchey R, Singh S, Wright L, Raab J, Farnworth W, Williams J, Friedli K (1998). The role of the general practitioner in the community care of people with HIV and AIDS: a comparative study of high and low prevalence areas in England. British Journal of General Practice, 48, 1233 - 1236.
    • Singh S (1998). Time to change. The Health Exchange, , 10 - 11.
    • Singh S, Rosenthal J (1998). Undergraduate medical education in Brazil: opportunities not to be missed. Student BMJ, 6, 427 - 427.
    • Singh S, Wigersma L (1998). European general practioners and HIV/AIDS care: recent developments and new challenges. European Journal of General Practice, 4(4), 142 - 143.

    1997

    • Singh S (1997). Why are GP exercise schemes so successful (for those who attend)? Results from a pilot study.. Journal of Management in Medicine, 11(4), 233 - 237.
    • Wright L, Singh S, King M (1997). General Practice and HIV/AIDS in London UK: a quantitative and qualitative analysis..

    1996

    • Singh S, Lloyd M, Webb S (1996). Community care and General Practice. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 312(7024), 184 - 184.
    • Singh S (1996). Shared care and HIV: is there more to say?. Family Practice, 13(2), 209 - 209.

    1994

    • Singh S (1994). GPs, STDs and Life Insurance. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 5, 324 - 325.
    • Lloyd M, Webb S, Singh S (1994). Community care reforms: early implications for general practice. British Journal of General Practice, 44(385), 338 - 339.
    • Rosenthal J, Singh S (1994). Overseas Doctor Training Scheme. Plight of refugee doctors. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 309(6950), 339 - 339.
    • Rosenthal J, Singh S (1994). Community-bespoke doctoring - Letter. The Lancet, 343, 613 - 614.
    • Singh S, Cusack L (1994). HIV and AIDS Care: Practical Approaches (Therapy in Practice).
    • Singh S, King M, Bashir K (1994). GP facilitators and HIV infection: Heterosexual infection less common than other routes. British Medical Journal, 308(6927), 538 - 538.
    • Singh S, Webb S, Lloyd M (1994). Revisiting the Community Care reforms.

    1993

    • Singh S, Mansfield SAK, M (1993). Primary care and HIV infection in the 1990s. British Journal of General Practice, 43, 182 - 183.
    • Singh S, Webb S, LLoyd M (1993). Singlehanded general practitioners and community care. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 307(6909), 941 - 941.
    • Mansfield S, Singh S (1993). Who should fill the care gap in HIV disease?. The Lancet, 342(8873), 726 - 728.
    • Singh S (1993). The care of patients with advanced HIV infection in General Practice.

    1992

    • Mansfield S, Barter G, Singh S (1992). AIDS and Palliative Care: Editorial review.. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 3(4), 248 - 250.

    1991

    • Singh S (1991). Preventing needlestick injuries. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 302(6782), 962 - 962.
    • Singh S (1991). Colin's story. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 302(6770), 242 - 243.
    • Singh S, Barter G, Mansfield S (1991). Evaluation of an HIV information pack for primary care physicians.
    • Singh S (1991). Ethical dilemmas: a question of truth. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(11), 360 - 361.
    • Singh S (1991). Enforced death: enforced life - another response. Journal of Medical Ethics, 18(1), 48 - 48.
    • Singh S, Hawkins D, Connolly M, Gazzard B (1991). Model of care for the hospital treatment of individuals with HIV infection. Health Trends, 23(2), 55 - 59.

    1990

    • Singh S (1990). Self-referrals to Accident and Emergency Department: patients perceptions. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 297, 279 - 280.
    • Singh S, Mansfield S (1990). What do hospices do?. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 300, 1195 - 1195.
    • Cusack L, Phillips L, Singh S (1990). The role of the occupational therapist in HIV disease and AIDS. The British Journal of Occupational Health, 53(5), 181 - 183.
    • Mansfield S, Singh S (1990). The management of HIV infection in primary care.
    • Smits A, Mansfield S, Singh S (1990). Facilitating care of patients with HIV infection by hospital and primary care teams.. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 300, 241 - 243.

    1989

    • Mansfield S, Singh S (1989). The General practitioner and HIV infection: an insight into patients' attitudes. British Journal of General Practice, 39, 104 - 105.
    • Singh S (1989). Azidothymidine (Zidovudine) in HIV infection and AIDS. Maternal and Child Health, 14(12), 392 - 394.

    1988

    • Mansfield S, Singh S (1988). Infectious Diseases Update: AIDS. The Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 38(309), 179 - 179.

    1987

    • Singh S (1987). Growing up with chronic renal failure - Letter. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 295, 1283 - .

    • Singh S, Theobald N (). Palliative Care for people with HIV infection. In (Ed.), A handbook of palliative Care (pp. - ). : .
    • SINGH S (). How are refuseed asylum-seekers treated by general Practitioners (GPS) in London? a pilot study..
    • Singh S (). Communicating with patients.
    • Singh S (). Cultural differences.