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Mr Mark Whitfield

Mr Mark Whitfield

Telephone: 0151 231 4314

Biography

Mark Whitfield is the Intelligence and Surveillance Manager at the Public Health Institute. He leads the PHI Intelligence and Surveillance team who manage the collection of data from a variety of sources throughout the north-west of England.

Mark has lead responsibility for various local monitoring systems including IMS (Non Structured Treatment Monitoring for drugs and alcohol, including syringe exchange), TIIG (Trauma and Injury Intelligence) and DIP (Drug Interventions Programme) Mark has also lead in the development of bespoke database systems to accurately record non structured interventions within drug services in Liverpool and alcohol services throughout Merseyside and Cheshire.

Mark has a background in the field of drugs and alcohol having worked for almost 15 years originally within the scope of a local Mental Health NHS Trust, involving face to face work with drug using clients before moving on to more information based roles.

Degrees

2005, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, MSc
1995, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, BA (Hons)

Publications

Report

Collins P, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2018. Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Knowsley Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Knowsley Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Collins P, Whitfield M. 2018. Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Sefton Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Sefton Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Collins P, Whitfield M. 2018. Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - St Helens Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - St Helens Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Collins P, Whitfield M. 2018. Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Wirral Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Wirral Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) >Public Url

Collins P, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2018. Criminal Justice Project: Liverpool Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) Criminal Justice Project: Liverpool Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) >Public Url

Germain J, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2018. TIIG Cumbria overview report: Emergency Department data collection and overview (April 2014 to March 2017) TIIG Cumbria overview report: Emergency Department data collection and overview (April 2014 to March 2017) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2018. Impact of Restriction on Bail on offenders who use Class A drugs in Liverpool Impact of Restriction on Bail on offenders who use Class A drugs in Liverpool >Public Url

Russell S, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. Location of violent incidents across Lancashire (April 2013 to March 2016) TIIG Lancashire: Location of violent incidents across Lancashire (April 2013 to March 2016) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. Knowsley DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Knowsley DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. Sefton DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Sefton DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. St Helens DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - St Helens DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. Wirral DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Wirral DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Russell S, Whitfield M. 2017. Falls across Lancashire (April 2013 to March 2016) TIIG Lancashire: Falls across Lancashire (April 2013 to March 2016) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Russell S, Whitfield M. 2017. Alcohol-related violence across Lancashire (April 2013 to March 2016) TIIG Lancashire: Alcohol-related violence across Lancashire (April 2013 to March 2016) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Collins P, Whitfield M. 2017. Knowsley DIP Activity Profile (2016/17) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Knowsley DIP Activity Profile (2016/17) >Public Url

Collins P, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. Sefton DIP Activity Profile (2016/17) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Sefton DIP Activity Profile (2016/17) >Public Url

Collins P, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. St Helens DIP Activity Profile (2016/17) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - St Helens DIP Activity Profile (2016/17) >Public Url

Collins P, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. Wirral DIP Activity Profile (2016/17) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Wirral DIP Activity Profile (2016/17) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2017. Impact of targeted drug testing on drug using offenders coming into treatment in Liverpool Criminal Justice Project: Impact of targeted drug testing on drug using offenders coming into treatment in Liverpool >Public Url

Whitfield M, McVeigh J, Reed H, Harrison R, Leech C. 2017. Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report - Cheshire and Merseyside, 2016-17 Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report - Cheshire and Merseyside, 2016-17 >Link >Public Url

Collins P, Critchley K, Whitfield M. 2017. Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme. Re-offending of clients testing positive for class A drugs across Merseyside. Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme. Re-offending of clients testing positive for class A drugs across Merseyside. >Public Url

Russell S, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2016. Identifying at-risk groups in Lancashire (April 2012 to March 2015) TIIG Lancashire: Identifying at-risk groups in Lancashire (April 2012 to March 2015) >Public Url

Marrin J, Russell S, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2016. Injuries in older people across Greater Manchester (April 2012 to March 2015) TIIG Greater Manchester: Injuries in older people across Greater Manchester (April 2012 to March 2015) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Russell S, Whitfield M. 2016. Injuries in older people across Lancashire (April 2012 to March 2015) TIIG Lancashire: Injuries in older people across Lancashire (April 2012 to March 2015) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Russell S, Whitfield M. 2016. TIIG Cumbria overview report: Emergency Department data collection and overview (April 2012 to March 2015) TIIG Cumbria overview report: Emergency Department data collection and overview (April 2012 to March 2015) >Public Url

Russell S, Ross-Houle K, Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2016. Evaluating the Impact of Dry January 2016 Evaluating the Impact of Dry January 2016 >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2016. Knowsley Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Knowsley Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2016. Liverpool Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Liverpool Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2016. Sefton Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Sefton Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2016. St Helens Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - St Helens Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2016. Wirral Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme - Wirral Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) >Public Url

Germain JS, Russell S, Critchley K, Whitfield M. 2016. Injuries in young people across Greater Manchester (April 2012 to March 2015)

Critchley K, Collins P, Cuddy K, Whitfield M, McVeigh J. 2016. Merseyside Annual DIP Report: DIP Activity (April 2014 – March 2015) Merseyside Annual DIP Report: DIP Activity (April 2014 – March 2015) >Public Url

McCoy EJ, Oyston J, Ross-Houle K, COCHRANE M, BATES G, JONES L, WHITFIELD M, MCVEIGH J. 2016. Evaluation of the Liverpool REST Centre

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2015. Road traffic collisions across Cumbria (2011/12 to 2013/14) TIIG Cumbria: Road traffic collisions across Cumbria (2011/12 to 2013/14) >Public Url

Germain JS, Russell S, Whitfield M. 2015. Deliberate self-harm across Merseyside and Cheshire (April 2011 to March 2014)

Whitfield M, McCoy, E, Forde, M. 2015. Liverpool Women's Hospital Survey Liverpool Women's Hospital Survey

Harris J, Lincoln A, Whitfield M, McVeigh J. 2015. HIV and AIDS in Cumbria & Lancashire: HIV and AIDS in the North West of England 2014. HIV and AIDS in Cumbria & Lancashire: HIV and AIDS in the North West of England 2014. >Link

Whitfield M, Reed H, Harrison R, McVeigh J. 2015. Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report Cheshire and Merseyside 2014/15 Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report Cheshire and Merseyside 2014/15 >Link

Cuddy K, Collins P, Whitfield M, McVeigh J. 2015. DIP Merseyside Demographic Report 2013/14: An evaluation of DIP’s Impact on Offending. DIP Merseyside Demographic Report 2013/14: An evaluation of DIP’s Impact on Offending >Link >Public Url

Brizell J, Critchley K, Russell S, Whitfield M. 2015. The Use of Accident and Emergency data in the Licensing Process (April 2011 to March 2014) The Use of Accident and Emergency data in the Licensing Process (April 2011 to March 2014)

Russell S, Undre F, Brizell J, Whitfield M. 2015. Injuries in Older People across Cumbria (April 2011 to March 2014) Injuries in Older People across Cumbria (April 2011 to March 2014)

Collins P, Cuddy K, Whitfield M, McVeigh J. 2015. DIP Merseyside Drug Testing Report (April 2013 - March 2014) DIP Merseyside Drug Testing Report (April 2013 - March 2014) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2014. Unintentional and deliberate injuries in children and young people across Cumbria (2012/13) TIIG Cumbria: Unintentional and deliberate injuries in children and young people across Cumbria (2012/13) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2014. Deliberate self-harm across Cumbria (January to December 2013) TIIG Cumbria: Deliberate self-harm across Cumbria (January to December 2013) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2014. Road traffic collisions across Lancashire (January 2012 to December 2013) TIIG Lancashire: Road traffic collisions across Lancashire (January 2012 to December 2013) >Public Url

Critchley KA, Whitfield M. 2014. Assaults in the home across Lancashire (2011/12 to 2013/14) TIIG Lancashire: Assaults in the home across Lancashire (2011/12 to 2013/14) >Public Url

Brizell J, Whitfield M. 2014. Assaults in the home across Merseyside and Cheshire (2011/12 to 2012/13) Assaults in the home across Merseyside and Cheshire (2011/12 to 2012/13)

Brizell J, Whitfield M. 2014. Falls in older people in Greater Manchester (2011/12 to 2012/13) Falls in older people in Greater Manchester (2011/12 to 2012/13)

Brizell J, Cole S, Whitfield M. 2014. Violence across Greater Manchester (2011/12 to 2013/14) Violence across Greater Manchester (2011/12 to 2013/14)

Brizell J, Cole S, Critchley K, Whitfield M. 2014. Winter injuries across Merseyside and Cheshire (2011/12 to 2013/14) Winter injuries across Merseyside and Cheshire (2011/12 to 2013/14)

Whitfield M, Reed H, Harrison R, Davies C, McVeigh J. 2014. Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire & Merseyside 2012/13 Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire & Merseyside 2012/13 >Link

Whitfield M, Reed H, Harrison R, Davies C, McVeigh J. 2014. Merseyside & Cheshire Inter-Agency Drug Misuse Database (IAD) Needle and Syringe Programme 2012-13 Merseyside & Cheshire Inter-Agency Drug Misuse Database (IAD) Needle and Syringe Programme 2012-13 >Link

Whitfield M, Reed H, Harrison R, Davies C, McVeigh J. 2014. Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report Cheshire and Merseyside 2013/14 Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report Cheshire and Merseyside 2013/14 >Link

Hurst A, Marr A, Whitfield M, McVeigh J. 2013. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside, 2011/12 >Link

Hurst A, Marr A, Whitfield M, McVeigh J. 2012. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside, 2010/11 >Link

McCoy E, Hurst A, Marr A, Whitfield M, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2010. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside 2008/09 >Link

Journal article

Mackridge AJ, Beynon CM, McVeigh J, Whitfield M, Chandler M. 2010. Meeting the health needs of problematic drug users through community pharmacy: A qualitative study JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE, 15 :367-376 >DOI >Link