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Howard Reed

Howard Reed

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Biography

Howard Reed is the Intelligence & Surveillance Systems Manager at the Public Health Institute. He works in the PHI data monitoring team managing the collection of data from a variety of agencies in the North West. He has experience working with large datasets using SQL databases as well as MS Access and SPSS. His programming and web-design skills include ASP.NET, SQL, and HTML.

Howard’s role provides support for various data systems, including the ‘Integrated Monitoring System’ (IMS) which is used by Drug and Alcohol services in the North West to monitor non-structured substance treatment and the provision of needle and syringe programmes. Howard is also involved in supporting data collection for the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) and the Drug Interventions Programme (DIP).

In addition Howard has experience with the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) and has previously worked in the team covering the collection of NDTMS data from community based agencies in the North West and all prisons and young offender institutions in the North of England.

Degrees

2017, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc, Public Health (Addictions)
2003, Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom, PGDip, Information Technology
1994, Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom, BA(Hons), Theology and Religious Studies

Academic appointments

Intelligence & Surveillance Systems Manager, Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University, 2009 - present

Publications

Highlighted publications

Whitfield M, Reed H, McVeigh J. 2019. Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report - Cheshire and Merseyside, 2017-18 Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report - Cheshire and Merseyside 2017/18 Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Report

Hay G, Rael Dos Santos A, Reed H, Hope V. 2019. Estimates of the Prevalence of Opiate Use and/or Crack Cocaine Use, 2016/17: Sweep 13 report Estimates of the Prevalence of Opiate Use and/or Crack Cocaine Use, 2016/17: Sweep 13 report Author Url Publisher Url

Whitfield M, Reed H, McVeigh J. 2019. Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report - Cheshire and Merseyside, 2017-18 Integrated Monitoring System Annual Report - Cheshire and Merseyside 2017/18 Author Url Publisher Url 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 Author Url Public Url

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 Author Url

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 Author Url

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 Author Url

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 Author Url

Whitfield M, Reed H, Venturas CJ, McVeigh J. Integrated Monitoring System Annual report 2015/16 Author Url

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Exploration of the accuracy of needle and syringe programme data collection processes and implications for monitoring harm reduction coverage: A quantitative research study in Cheshire and Merseyside, UK, Harm Reduction International Conference (HR19), Porto, Portugal, Poster presentation. 2019