Journal Articles


Mary E Walsh, Fiona Boland, John M O’Byrne, Tom Fahey. Geographical variation in musculoskeletal surgical care in public hospitals in Ireland: a repeated cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2019.

Ronald D McDowell, Kathleen Bennett, Frank Moriarty et. al. Prescriber Variation in Relation to Prescribing Trends within the Preferred Drugs Initiative in Ireland (2012-2015): An Interrupted Time-Series Study Using Latent Curve Models. Medical Decision Making. 2019.


Byrne, C. J., Cahir, C., Curran, C., Bennett, K. High-risk prescribing in an Irish primary care population: trends and variation. Br J Clin Pharmacol 83(12): 2821-2830.

Sinnott, S. J., Layte, R., Brick, A., Turner, M. J. Variation in induction of labour rates across Irish hospitals; a cross-sectional study. Eur J Public Health 26(5): 753-760.


O’Connor M, Ryan J, Foley S. A review of cross-sectional imaging, ultrasound and nuclear medicine utilization patterns in paediatric patients in Ireland, 2003-12. The British journal of radiology 2015;88:20140767.


Wallace E, Smith SM, Fahey T. Variation in medical practice: getting the balance right. Family Practice 2012;29:501-2.


Naughton C, Bennett K, Feely J, Naughton C, Bennett K, Feely J. Regional variation in prescribing for chronic conditions among an elderly population using a pharmacy claims database. Irish Journal of Medical Science 2006 Jul;175(3):32-9.


Usher C, Bennett K, Feely J, Usher C, Bennett K, Feely J. Regional variation in the prescribing for diabetes and use of secondary preventative therapies in Ireland. Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety 2005 Aug;14(8):537-44.