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Publications:  Dr Clare Relton

Vanderhout SM, Aglipay M, Birken C, Li P, O'Connor DL, Thorpe K, Constantin E, Davis MA et al.(2020). Cow's Milk Fat Obesity pRevention Trial (CoMFORT): a primary care embedded randomised controlled trial protocol to determine the effect of cow's milk fat on child adiposity. BMJ open vol. 10, (5)
Ahmed HU, Berge V, Bottomley D, Cross W, Heer R, Kaplan R, Leslie T, Parker C et al.(2020). Correction: Corrigendum: Can we deliver randomized trials of focal therapy in prostate cancer? (Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, (2014), 11, 8, (482-491), 10.1038/nrclinonc.2014.44). Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology
Addison R, Hill L, Bode L, Robertson B, Choudhury B, Young D, Wright C, Relton C et al.(2020). Development of a biochemical marker to detect current breast milk intake. Maternal and Child Nutrition vol. 16, (1)
Relton C, Zwarenstein M, Hemkens LG, Verkooijen HM, Frobert O (2019). Health System Trials. TRIALS. vol. 20,
Juszczak E, Kwakkenbos L, McCall S, Imran M, Hemkens LG, Zwarenstein M, Frobert O, Relton C et al. (2019). Introducing the CONsolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) statement for randomised controlled trials (RCTs) using cohorts and routinely collected health data. TRIALS. vol. 20,
Relton C, Nickolls B, Zwarenstein M, Hemken LG, Uher R, Frobert O, Fibert P, Imran M et al. (2019). Review of use of the Trials within Cohorts (TwiCs) design approach. TRIALS. vol. 20,
Wylie H, Cahill F, Santaolalla A, Moss CL, Enting D, Amery S, Chatterton K, Khan MS et al.(2019). Graham Roberts Study protocol: First 'trials within cohort study' for bladder cancer. BMJ Open vol. 9, (9)
Anokye N, Coyle K, Relton C, Walters S, Strong M, Fox-Rushby J(2019). Cost-effectiveness of offering an area-level financial incentive on breast feeding: A within-cluster randomised controlled trial analysis. Archives of Disease in Childhood
Fibert P, Peasgood T, Relton C(2019). Rethinking ADHD intervention trials: feasibility testing of two treatments and a methodology. European Journal of Pediatrics vol. 178, (7) 983-993.
McCaffery J, Mitchell A, Fairhurst C, Cockayne S, Rodgers S, Relton C, Torgerson DJ(2019). Does handwriting the name of a potential trial participant on an invitation letter improve recruitment rates? A randomised controlled study within a trial [version 1; peer review: 2 approved]. F1000Research vol. 8,
Miller DG, Kim SYH, Li X, Dickert NW, Flory J, Runge CP, Relton C(2018). Ethical Acceptability of Postrandomization Consent in Pragmatic Clinical Trials. JAMA Netw Open vol. 1, (8) e186149-e186149.
Cockayne S, Pighills A, Adamson J, Fairhurst C, Drummond A, Hewitt C, Rodgers S, Ronaldson SJ et al.(2018). Can occupational therapist-led home environmental assessment prevent falls in older people? A modified cohort randomised controlled trial protocol. BMJ Open vol. 8, (9) e022488-e022488.
Kwakkenbos L, Imran M, McCord KA, Sampson M, Fröbert O, Gale C, Hemkens LG, Langan SM et al.(2018). Protocol for a scoping review to support development of a CONSORT extension for randomised controlled trials using cohorts and routinely collected health data. BMJ Open vol. 8, (8)
Viksveen P, Fibert P, Relton C(2018). Homeopathy in the treatment of depression: a systematic review. European Journal of Integrative Medicine vol. 22, 22-36.
Whelan B, Relton C, Johnson M, Strong M, Thomas KJ, Umney D, Renfrew M(2018). Valuing Breastfeeding: Health Care Professionals’ Experiences of Delivering a Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme for Breastfeeding in Areas With Low Breastfeeding Rates. SAGE Open vol. 8, (2)
Fibert P, Relton C, Peasgood T, Daley D(2018). Protocol for the STAR (Sheffield Treatments for ADHD) project: An internal pilot study assessing the feasibility of the Trials within Cohorts (TwiCs) design to test the effectiveness of interventions for children with ADHD. Pilot and Feasibility Studies vol. 4, (1)
Becker F, Anokye N, de Bekker-Grob EW, Higgins A, Relton C, Strong M, Fox-Rushby J(2018). Women's preferences for alternative financial incentive schemes for breastfeeding: A discrete choice experiment. PLoS One vol. 13, (4) Article 0194231, e0194231-e0194231.
Kearns B, Chilcott J, Relton C, Whyte S, Woods HB, Nickerson C, Loban A(2018). The association between long-term conditions and uptake of population-based screening for colorectal cancer: Results from two English cohort studies. Cancer Management and Research vol. 10, 637-645.
Kim SYH, Flory J, Relton C(2018). Rejoinder. Clinical Trials vol. 15, (1) 27-28.
Johnson M, Whelan B, Relton C, Thomas K, Strong M, Scott E, Renfrew MJ(2018). Valuing breastfeeding: A qualitative study of women's experiences of a financial incentive scheme for breastfeeding. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth vol. 18, (1)
Kwakkenbos L, Juszczak E, Hemkens LG, Sampson M, Fröbert O, Relton C, Gale C, Zwarenstein M et al.(2018). Protocol for the development of a CONSORT extension for RCTs using cohorts and routinely collected health data. Res Integr Peer Rev vol. 3,
Relton C, Strong M, Thomas KJ, Whelan B, Walters SJ, Burrows J, Scott E, Viksveen P et al.(2017). Effect of financial incentives on breastfeeding a cluster randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatrics vol. 172, (2)
Kim SY, Flory J, Relton C(2017). Ethics and practice of Trials within Cohorts: An emerging pragmatic trial design. Clin Trials vol. 15, (1) 9-16.
Viksveen P, Relton C(2017). Depressed patients’ experiences with and perspectives on treatment provided by homeopaths. A qualitative interview study embedded in a trial. European Journal of Integrative Medicine vol. 15, 73-80.
Viksveen P, Relton C, Nicholl J(2017). Benefits and challenges of using the cohort multiple randomised controlled trial design for testing an intervention for depression. Trials vol. 18, (1) Article 308,
Viksveen P, Relton C, Nicholl J(2017). Depressed patients treated by homeopaths: A randomised controlled trial using the "cohort multiple randomised controlled trial" (cmRCT) design. Trials vol. 18, (1)
Relton C, Cooper K, Viksveen P, Fibert P, Thomas K(2017). Prevalence of homeopathy use by the general population worldwide: a systematic review. Homeopathy vol. 106, (2) 69-78.
Green MA, Little E, Cooper R, Relton C, Strong M(2016). Investigation of social, demographic and health variations in the usage of prescribed and over-the-counter medicines within a large cohort (South Yorkshire, UK). BMJ Open vol. 6, (9)
Li J, Green M, Kearns B, Holding E, Smith C, Haywood A, Cooper C, Strong M et al.(2016). Patterns of multimorbidity and their association with health outcomes within Yorkshire, England: Baseline results from the Yorkshire Health Study. BMC Public Health vol. 16, (1)
Zakrzewska JM, Relton C(2016). Future Directions for Surgical Trial Designs in Trigeminal Neuralgia. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America vol. 27, (3) 353-363.
Green MA, Li J, Relton C, Strong M, Kearns B, Wu M, Bissell P, Blackburn J et al.(2016). Cohort profile: The yorkshire health study. International Journal of Epidemiology vol. 45, (3) 707-712.
Fibert P, Relton C, Heirs M, Bowden D(2016). A comparative consecutive case series of 20 children with a diagnosis of ADHD receiving homeopathic treatment, compared with 10 children receiving usual care. Homeopathy vol. 105, (2) 194-201.
Young-Afat DA, Verkooijen HAM, van Gils CH, van der Velden JM, Burbach JP, Elias SG, van Delden JJ, Relton C et al.(2016). Brief Report: Staged-informed Consent in the Cohort Multiple Randomized Controlled Trial Design. Epidemiology vol. 27, (3) 389-392.
van der Velden JM, Verkooijen HM, Ayoung-Afat D, Burbach JPM, van Vulpen M, Relton C, van Gils CH, May AM et al.(2016). The cohort multiple randomized controlled trial design: A valid and efficient alternative to pragmatic trials?. International Journal of Epidemiology vol. 46, (1) 96-102.
Relton C, Strong M, Renfrew MJ, Thomas K, Burrows J, Whelan B, Whitford HM, Scott E et al.(2016). Cluster randomised controlled trial of a financial incentive for mothers to improve breast feeding in areas with low breastfeeding rates: the NOSH study protocol. BMJ Open vol. 6, (4) e010158-e010158.
Green MA, Strong M, Razak F, Subramanian SV, Relton C, Bissell P(2016). Who are the obese? A cluster analysis exploring subgroups of the obese. Journal of Public Health (United Kingdom) vol. 38, (2) 258-264.
Anastasiadis E, Ahmed HU, Relton C, Emberton M(2015). A novel randomised controlled trial design in prostate cancer. BJU International vol. 116, (1) 6-8.
Whitford H, Whelan B, Van Cleemput P, Thomas K, Renfrew M, Strong M, Scott E, Relton C(2015). Encouraging breastfeeding: Financial incentives. Practising Midwife vol. 18, (2) 18-21.
Golfam M, Beall R, Brehaut J, Saeed S, Relton C, Ashbury FD, Little J(2015). Comparing alternative design options for chronic disease prevention interventions. European Journal of Clinical Investigation vol. 45, (1) 87-99.
Wu M, Brazier JE, Kearns B, Relton C, Smith C, Cooper CL(2015). Examining the impact of 11 long-standing health conditions on health-related quality of life using the EQ-5D in a general population sample. European Journal of Health Economics vol. 16, (2) 141-151.
Clegg A, Relton C, Young J, Witham M(2015). Improving recruitment of older people to clinical trials: Use of the cohort multiple randomised controlled trial design. Age and Ageing vol. 44, (4) 547-550.
Whelan B, Thomas KJ, Cleemput PV, Whitford H, Strong M, Renfrew MJ, Scott E, Relton C(2014). Healthcare providers' views on the acceptability of financial incentives for breastfeeding: A qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth vol. 14, (1)
Relton C, Li J, Strong M, Holdsworth M, Cooper R, Green M, Bissell P(2014). Deprivation, clubs and drugs: Results of a UK regional population-based cross-sectional study of weight management strategies. BMC Public Health vol. 14, (1)
Harris PE, Cooper KL, Relton C, Thomas KJ(2014). Prevalence of visits to massage therapists by the general population: Asystematic review. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice vol. 20, (1) 16-20.
Ashbury FD, Little J, Ioannidis JPA, Kreiger N, Palmer LJ, Relton C, Taylor P(2014). A vision for chronic disease prevention and intervention research: Report from a workshop. Canadian Journal of Public Health vol. 105, (2)
Ahmed HU, Berge V, Bottomley D, Cross W, Heer R, Kaplan R, Leslie T, Parker C et al.(2014). Can we deliver randomized trials of focal therapy in prostate cancer?. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology vol. 11, (8) 482-491.
Viksveen P, Relton C(2014). Depression treated by homeopaths: A study protocol for a pragmatic cohort multiple randomised controlled trial. Homeopathy vol. 103, (2) 147-152.
Wu M, Brazier J, Relton C, Cooper C, Smith C, Blackburn J(2014). Examining the incremental impact of long-standing health conditions on subjective well-being alongside the EQ-5D. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes vol. 12, (1)
Roberts ER, Baumgartner S, Mathie RT, Relton C, Thompson E, Tournier A (2014). HRI Barcelona 2013: Inaugural conference brings homeopathy research into the spotlight. Homeopathy. vol. 103, 58-61.
Peckham EJ, Relton C, Raw J, Walters C, Thomas K, Smith C, Kapur K, Said E(2014). Interim results of a randomised controlled trial ofhomeopathic treatment for irritable bowel syndrome. Homeopathy vol. 103, (3) 172-177.
Relton C, Viksveen P, Kessler U(2014). The Making cases count intiative. Complementary Therapies in Medicine vol. 22, (4) 621-624.
Cooper KL, Harris PE, Relton C, Thomas KJ(2013). Prevalence of visits to five types of complementary and alternative medicine practitioners by the general population: A systematic review. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice vol. 19, (4) 214-220.
Kearns B, Ara R, Young T, Relton C(2013). Association between body mass index and health-related quality of life, and the impact of self-reported long-term conditions - Cross-sectional study from the south Yorkshire cohort dataset. BMC Public Health vol. 13, (1)
Relton C(2013). Implications of the 'placebo effect' for CAM research. Complementary Therapies in Medicine vol. 21, (2) 121-124.
Peckham EJ, Relton C, Raw J, Walters C, Thomas K, Smith C(2012). A protocol for a trial of homeopathic treatment for irritable bowel syndrome. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine vol. 12,
Harris PE, Cooper KL, Relton C, Thomas KJ(2012). Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by the general population: A systematic review and update. International Journal of Clinical Practice vol. 66, (10) 924-939.
Relton C, O'Cathain A, Nicholl J(2012). A pilot 'cohort multiple randomised controlled trial' of treatment by a homeopath for women with menopausal hot flushes. Contemporary Clinical Trials vol. 33, (5) 853-859.
Relton C, Strong M, Holdsworth M(2012). Plastic food packaging encourages obesity. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) vol. 344,
Relton C, Strong M, Li J(2011). The 'Pounds for Pounds' weight loss financial incentive scheme: An evaluation of a pilot in NHS Eastern and Coastal Kent. Journal of Public Health vol. 33, (4) 536-542.
Relton C, Bissell P, Smith C, Blackburn J, Cooper CL, Nicholl J, Tod A, Copeland R et al.(2011). South Yorkshire Cohort: A 'cohort trials facility' study of health and weight - Protocol for the recruitment phase. BMC Public Health vol. 11,
Cooper KL, Relton C(2010). Homeopathy for insomnia: Summary of additional RCT published since systematic review. Sleep Medicine Reviews vol. 14, (6)
Cooper KL, Relton C(2010). Homeopathy for insomnia: A systematic review of research evidence. Sleep Medicine Reviews vol. 14, (5) 329-337.
Relton C, Torgerson D, O'Cathain A, Nicholl J(2010). Rethinking pragmatic randomised controlled trials: Introducing the "cohort multiple randomised controlled trial" design. BMJ (Online) vol. 340, (7753) 963-967.
Relton C, Smith C, Raw J, Walters C, Adebajo AO, Thomas KJ, Young TA(2009). Healthcare provided by a homeopath as an adjunct to usual care for Fibromyalgia (FMS): results of a pilot Randomised Controlled Trial. Homeopathy vol. 98, (2) 77-82.
Thompson EA, Relton C(2009). Designing clinical trials of homeopathy for menopausal symptoms: A review of the literature. Menopause International vol. 15, (1) 31-34.
Relton C, Thomas KJ, O'Cathain A(2009). Response to Leslie Rose. Homeopathy vol. 98, (1)
Relton C, O'Cathain A, Thomas KJ(2008). 'Homeopathy': Untangling the debate. Homeopathy vol. 97, (3) 152-155.
Relton C, Chatfield K, Partington H, Foulkes L(2007). Patients treated by homeopaths registered with the Society of Homeopaths: a pilot study. Homeopathy vol. 96, (2) 87-89.
Relton C, Weatherley-Jones E(2005). Homeopathy service in a National Health Service community menopause clinic: Audit of clinical outcomes. Journal of the British Menopause Society vol. 11, (2) 72-73.
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