Anthony Laverty is a Research Fellow in the Department of Primary Care & Public Health. He joined in November 2009 and was funded by CLAHRC (Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care) for Northwest London to assist in the evaluation of various quality improvement initiatives. He is currently working on a Department of Health funded evaluation of the concessionary bus pass for older people in England. Prior to joining Imperial he completed a BSc in Health Sciences at the University of York and an MSc at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Anthony has a broad interest in the evaluation of public health policies and in health services research. Previously he has worked on the epidemiology of Sickle Cell Disease, the impact of smoke free legislation on childhood asthma admissions and evaluation of a national salt reduction strategy. In addition to the bus pass work, current areas of interest include the effects of public quality reporting on patient utilisation in the English NHS, and the impact of active travel on cardiovascular risk.
et al., 2012, The impact of free older persons' bus pass on active travel and regular walking in England, European Journal of Public Health, Vol:22, ISSN:1101-1262, Pages:106-106
et al., 2015, Performance of new alternative providers of primary care services in England: an observational study, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, Vol:108, ISSN:0141-0768, Pages:171-183
et al., 2014, Standardised packaging and tobacco-industry-funded research, The Lancet, Vol:383, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:1384-1384
Laverty AA, Millett C, 2014, Smoking ban in cars will benefit disadvantaged children most, British Medical Journal, Vol:348, ISSN:1756-1833
Laverty AA, Capewell S, Millett C, 2013, Regulation and the food industry, The Lancet, Vol:381, ISSN:0140-6736, Pages:1901-1901
et al., 2013, Active Travel to Work and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the United Kingdom, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol:45, ISSN:0749-3797, Pages:282-288
et al., 2012, High-Profile Investigations Into Hospital Safety Problems In England Did Not Prompt Patients To Switch Providers, Health Affairs, Vol:31, ISSN:0278-2715, Pages:593-601
et al., 2012, The Impact of a Free Older Persons' Bus Pass on Active Travel and Regular Walking in England, American Journal of Public Health, Vol:102, ISSN:0090-0036, Pages:2141-2148
Laverty AA, Dixon A, Millett C, 2015, Do patients' information requirements for choice in health care vary with their socio-demographic characteristics?, Health Expectations, Vol:18, ISSN:1369-6513, Pages:1127-1138