Munro, Alison

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  • 248 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
20072019
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Research Output 2007 2019

  • 248 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 19 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Letter
2019

Emergence of Novel Psychoactive Substance injecting associated with rapid rise in the population prevalence of hepatitis C virus

McAuley, A., Yeung, A., Taylor, A., Hutchinson, S. J., Goldberg, D. J. & Munro, A., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 66, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepacivirus
Population
Scotland
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Homeless Persons
1 Citation (Scopus)
47 Downloads (Pure)

Re-emergence of HIV related to injecting drug use despite a comprehensive harm reduction environment: a cross sectional analysis

McAuley, A., Palmateer, N. E., Goldberg, D. J., Trayner, K. M. A. ., Shepherd, S. J., Gunson, R. N., Metcalfe, R., Milosevic, C., Taylor, A., Munro, A. & Hutchinson, S. J., 1 May 2019, In : The Lancet HIV. 6, 5, p. e315-e324

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Harm Reduction
Cross-Sectional Studies
HIV
HIV Infections
Disease Outbreaks
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Determinants of hepatitis C antiviral effectiveness awareness among people who inject drugs in the direct-acting antiviral era

Valerio, H., McAuley, A., Innes, H. A., Palmateer, N. E., Goldberg, D. J., Munro, A., Taylor, A. & Hutchinson, S. J., Feb 2018, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 52, p. 115-122 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hepatitis C
Antiviral Agents
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Scotland
Population
6 Citations (Scopus)
55 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling the impact of a national scale-up of interventions on hepatitis C virus transmission among people who inject drugs in Scotland

Fraser, H., Mukandavire, C., Martin, N. K., Goldberg, D., Palmateer, N., Munro, A., Taylor, A., Hickman, M., Hutchinson, S. & Vickerman, P., 7 Oct 2018, In : Addiction. 113, 11, p. 2118-2131 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scotland
Hepacivirus
Opiate Substitution Treatment
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Syringes
2 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Naloxone
Names
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Harm Reduction
Illegitimacy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Psychiatric comorbidity and intimate partner violence among women who inject drugs in Europe: a cross-sectional study

Tirado-Muñoz, J., Gilchrist, G., Fischer, G., Taylor, A., Moskalewicz, J., Giammarchi, C., Köchl, B., Munro, A., Dąbrowska, K., Shaw, A., Di Furia, L., Leeb, I., Hopf, C. & Torrens, M., 1 Jun 2018, In : Archives of Women's Mental Health. 21, 3, p. 259-269 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychiatry
Comorbidity
Cross-Sectional Studies
Violence
Pharmaceutical Preparations
1 Citation (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

Spore forming bacteria infections and people who inject drugs: Implications for harm reduction

Dunleavy, K., Munro, A., Roy, K., Hutchinson, S., Palmateer, N. E., Knox, T., Goldberg, D., Hope, V., Campbell, J., Hamilton, E., Liddell, D., Penrice, G. & Taylor, A., Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 53, p. 45-54 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Harm Reduction
Spores
Botulism
Disease Outbreaks
Bacteria
2017
31 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the impact and cost-effectiveness of needle and syringe provision and opioid substitution therapy on hepatitis C transmission among people who inject drugs in the UK: an analysis of pooled data sets and economic modelling

Platt, L., Sweeney, S., Ward, Z., Guinness, L., Hickman, M., Hope, V., Hutchinson, S. J., Maher, L., Iversen, J., Craine, N., Taylor, A., Munro, A., Parry, J., Smith, J. & Vickerman, P., Sep 2017, In : Public Health Research. 5, 5, 150 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Opiate Substitution Treatment
Syringes
Hepatitis C
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Needles
3 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)

Association between harm reduction intervention uptake and skin and soft tissue infections among people who inject drugs

Dunleavy, K., Munro, A., Roy, K., Hutchinson, S., Palmateer, N., Knox, A., Goldberg, D. & Taylor, A., May 2017, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 174, p. 91-97 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Harm Reduction
Soft Tissue Infections
Opiate Alkaloids
Opiate Substitution Treatment
Skin
5 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Association between universal hepatitis B prison vaccination, vaccine uptake and hepatitis B infection among people who inject drugs

Palmateer, N. E., Goldberg, D. J., Munro, A., Taylor, A., Yeung, A., Wallace, L. A., Mitchell, A., Shepherd, S. J., Gunson, R. N., Aitken, C. & Hutchinson, S. J., 11 Dec 2017, In : Addiction. 113, 1, p. 80-90 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Hepatitis B Vaccines
Prisons
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B virus
Vaccination
36 Citations (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling the impact of incarceration and prison-based HCV treatment on HCV transmission among people who inject drugs in Scotland

Stone, J., Martin, N. K., Hickman, M., Hutchinson, S., Aspinall, E., Taylor, A., Munro, A., Dunleavy, K., Peters, E., Bramley, P., Hayes, P. C., Goldberg, D. J. & Vickerman, P., 6 Jun 2017, In : Addiction. 112, 7, p. 1302-1317 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Prisons
Scotland
Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Incidence
1 Citation (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)

Preventing blood-borne virus infection in people who inject drugs in the UK: systematic review, stakeholder interviews, psychosocial intervention development and feasibility randomised controlled trial

Gilchrist, G., Swan, D., Shaw, A., Keding, A., Towers, S., Craine, N., Munro, A., Hughes, E., Parrott, S., Mdege, N., Strang, J., Taylor, A. & Watson, J., Dec 2017, 72 ed. NIHR . 346 p. (Health Technology Assessment)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
Virus Diseases
Randomized Controlled Trials
Interviews
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Viruses
10 Citations (Scopus)

Prison-based prescriptions aid Scotland's National Naloxone Programme

Bird, S. M., McAuley, A., Munro, A., Hutchinson, S. J. & Taylor, A., 11 Mar 2017, In : Lancet. 389, 10073, p. 1005-1006 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

115 Downloads (Pure)

The acceptability and feasibility of a brief psychosocial intervention to reduce blood borne virus risk behaviours among people who inject drugs: a randomised control feasibility trial of a psychosocial intervention (The PROTECT study) versus treatment as usual

Gilchrist, G., Swan, D., Shaw, A., Keding, A., Towers, S., Craine, N., Munro, A., Hughes, E., Parrott, S., Strang, J., Taylor, A. & Watson, J., 21 Mar 2017, In : Harm Reduction Journal. 14, 15 p., 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Risk-Taking
Viruses
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Equipment and Supplies
Pamphlets
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

An uncontrolled feasibility study of a group intervention to reduce hepatitis C transmission risk behaviours and increase transmission knowledge among women who inject drugs

Gilchrist, G., Tirado-Munoz, J., Taylor, A., Fischer, G., Moskalewicz, J., Kochl, B., Giammarchi, C., Dabrowska, K., Shaw, A., Munro, A., Di Furia, L. & Torrens, M., 7 Jul 2016, In : Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feasibility Studies
Hepatitis C
Risk-Taking
risk behavior
contagious disease
14 Citations (Scopus)

Engagement in a National Naloxone Programme among people who inject drugs

McAulay, A., Munro, A., Bird, S. M., Hutchinson, S. J., Goldberg, D. J. & Taylor, A., 1 May 2016, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 162, p. 236-240 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Naloxone
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Needles
Scotland
Prisons
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

'Allowing the right' and its currency in managing drug stigma in Greece

Fotopoulou, M., Munro, A. & Taylor, A., Aug 2015, In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 26, 8, p. 723-730 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Greece
Drug Users
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Stereotyping
Parents
2014
43 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

Rapid Decline in HCV Incidence among People Who Inject Drugs Associated with National Scale-Up in Coverage of a Combination of Harm Reduction Interventions

Palmateer, N. E., Taylor, A., Goldberg, D. J., Munro, A., Aitken, C., Shepherd, S. J., McAllister, G., Gunson, R. & Hutchinson, S. J., 11 Aug 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 8, e104515.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Harm Reduction
Hepatitis C virus
Opiate Alkaloids
Viruses
Hepacivirus
37 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of transmission associated with sharing drug injecting paraphernalia

Palmateer, N., Hutchinson, S., McAllister, G., Munro, A., Cameron, S., Goldberg, D. & Taylor, A., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 21, 1, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needle Sharing
Hepacivirus
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Virus Diseases
Anonymous Testing
2013
41 Citations (Scopus)

Low incidence of hepatitis C virus among prisoners in Scotland

Taylor, A., Munro, A., Allen, E., Dunleavy, K., Cameron, S., Miller, L. & Hickman, M., Jul 2013, In : Addiction. 108, 7, p. 1296-1304 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prisoners
Prisons
Scotland
Hepacivirus
Incidence
2007
34 Citations (Scopus)
Mental Health
Nurses
Morbidity
Alcohols
Attitude to Health