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Mrs Gerlinde Pilkington

Mrs Gerlinde Pilkington

Biography

Gerlinde Pilkington is a Senior Researcher who contributes to the Public Health Institute’s programme of work in Evidence Synthesis.

Gerlinde has conducted multiple systematic reviews in the fields of cancer treatments (particularly for older people), community wellbeing, and dentistry, with several reports contributing to guidance issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Degrees

Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, BA (Hons) History
University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, MA Research Methodology

Publications

Highlighted publications

Pilkington G, Boland A, Brown T, Oyee J, Bagust A, Dickson R. 2015. A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of first-line chemotherapy for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer Thorax, 70 :359-367 >DOI

Pilkington GM. 2013. Planning and Managing My Review Doing a Systematic Review A Student's Guide SAGE 9781446292730

Journal article

Pilkington G, Boland A, Dickson R. 2017. Comprehensive geriatric assessment for older people with cancer Cancer Nursing Practice, 16 :25-30 >DOI

Pilkington G, Boland A, Brown T, Oyee J, Bagust A, Dickson R. 2015. A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of first-line chemotherapy for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer Thorax, 70 :359-367 >DOI

Brown T, Pilkington G, Bagust A, Boland A, Oyee J, Tudur Smith C, Blundell M, Lai M, Martin Saborido C, Greenhalgh J, Dundar Y, Dickson R. 2015. Corrigendum: Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of first-line chemotherapy for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess, 17 :281-282 >DOI >Link

Fleeman N, Pilkington G, Dundar Y, Dwan K, Boland A, Dickson R, Anijeet H, Kennedy T, Pyatt J. 2014. Allopurinol for the treatment of chronic kidney disease: A systematic review Health Technology Assessment, 18 >DOI

Brown T, Pilkington G, Boland A, Oyee J, Tudur Smith C, Dundar Y, Richards E, Yang R, Dickson R. 2013. Clinical effectiveness of first-line chemoradiation for adult patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review Health Technology Assessment, 17 >DOI

Brown T, Pilkington G, Bagust A, Boland A, Oyee J, Tudur-Smith C, Blundell M, Lai M, Martin Saborido C, Greenhalgh J, Dundar Y, Dickson R. 2013. Clinical effectiveness and costeffectiveness of first-line chemotherapy for adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review and economic evaluation Health Technology Assessment, 17 :1-277 >DOI

Pilkington G, Dickson R. 2012. Why novel treatments require changes in disease management Cancer Nursing Practice, 11 :21-24 >DOI

Chapters

Pilkington GM. 2013. Planning and Managing My Review Doing a Systematic Review A Student's Guide SAGE 9781446292730

Engagement & Impact

Research Grants Awarded:

UK Department for International Development, Evidence summary of existing systematic reviews on community engagement/participation approaches to health programmes, Professor Padam Simkhada (LJMU), Dr Ruaraidh Hill (University of Liverpool), Professor Mahalaqua Nazli Khatib (Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, India), Grant value (£): £25,681, Duration of research project: 9 months