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 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?.
    • 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

    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

    • Singh S, Meakin R, Iliffe S (2010). Falling research in the NHS Consider fledgling researchers. BRIT MED J, 340, - . doi:10.1136/bmj.c3448
    • 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

    2009

    • 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.
    • Jones M, Singh S, Rosenthal J (2009). Student feedback: a herald of a doctors poor performance?.
    • 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.
    • Rosenthal J, Singh S (2009). Obituary for Cecil Helman. BMJ, 339, b2904 - . doi:10.1136/bmj.b2904

    2008

    • 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.
    • 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

    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..
    • 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..
    • 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
    • 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?.
    • 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

    • 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)..
    • 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?.
    • 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?.

    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.. 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. Medical Teacher, 27(2), 164 - 168. doi:10.1080/01421590400019567

    2004

    • Singh S (2004). Rethinking the roles of professionals in the HIV-outpatient setting - please carry on reflecting?. Sexually Transmitted Infections, , - .
    • Madge S, Matthews P, Singh S, Theobald N (2004). HIV in Primary Care.
    • Singh S (2004). Testing for HIV in general practice (Just in time). BMJ Learning, , - .
    • 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.

    2003

    • Rosenthal J, Naish J, Singh S, Neighbour R (2003). The Successful GP Registrar's Companion.
    • 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.
    • Singh S (2003). Review of The Curious lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach. British Journal of General Practice, 53(496), 908 - 908.
    • 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, 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.

    2002

    • Singh S (2002). Endangered Relations by C Lyttleton. AIDS Care, 14(2), 295 - 296. doi:10.1080/09540120220104785
    • Martin J, Lloyd M, Singh S (2002). Professional attitudes: can they be taught and assessed in medical education?. Clinical Medicine, 2(3), 217 - 223.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    2001

    • 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.
    • 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, 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.
    • Singh S (2001). Sexual health promotion - inner-city style. British Journal of General Practice, 51(463), 164 - .
    • Singh S, Madge S, Lipman M (2001). Tuberculosis in Primary Care. British Journal of General Practice, 52(478), 357 - 358.
    • 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). HIV and AIDS in General Practice. Roycal College of General Practitioner's Member's Reference Book, , 192 - 194.
    • 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.
    • Madge S, Singh S (2000). The GP's role in HIV and AIDS care. Practitioner, 244(1614), 772 - 777.
    • Singh S (2000). Review of Medical Humanities (journal). British Journal of General Practice, 50(456), 601 - 601.
    • 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.
    • Singh S (2000). Medical Error - again?. British Journal of General Practice, 50, 853 - 853.
    • 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.

    1999

    • Gill P, Singh S, Rosenthal J (1999). The benefits of contract learning. Education for General Practice, 10, 219 - 221.
    • Dunford A, Singh S (1999). Tales of one city, two HIV doctors. British Journal of General Practice, 49(440), 250 - 251.
    • Singh S (1999). Why HIV and AIDS are still live issues?.
    • 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). General practice and patient Y. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 92(2), 94 - .
    • Rosenthal J, Singh S (1999). Communication: not just doctors talking to patients. Student BMJ, 7(9138), 319 - 320.
    • 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.
    • Singh S, Madge S (1999). Caring for people with HIV infection.

    1998

    • 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, 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.
    • Singh S (1998). Around every tumour there's a person. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 316, 560 - 561.
    • 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.
    • Singh S, Rosenthal J (1998). Undergraduate medical education in Brazil: opportunities not to be missed. Student BMJ, 6, 427 - 427.
    • 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.

    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

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

    1993

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

    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). 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, 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.
    • 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 (1991). Preventing needlestick injuries. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 302(6782), 962 - 962.

    1990

    • Mansfield S, Singh S (1990). The management of HIV infection in primary care.
    • Singh S, Mansfield S (1990). What do hospices do?. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 300, 1195 - 1195.
    • 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.
    • Singh S (1990). Self-referrals to Accident and Emergency Department: patients perceptions. BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.), 297, 279 - 280.
    • 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.

    1989

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

    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 (). Communicating with patients.
    • SINGH S (). How are refuseed asylum-seekers treated by general Practitioners (GPS) in London? a pilot study..
    • 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 (). Trends in HIV testing and recording of HIV status in the UK primary care setting: a retrospective cohort study 1995-2005. Sexually Transmitted Infections, , - .
    • Singh S (). Cultural differences.
    • Singh S, Theobald N (). Palliative Care for people with HIV infection. In (Ed.), A handbook of palliative Care (pp. - ). : .