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Dr James McVeigh

Dr James McVeigh

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Biography

Jim McVeigh was appointed as the Director of Public Health Institute in November 2015. Jim has worked within health/public health for nearly 30 years, with an academic career starting in the University of Liverpool before moving to Liverpool John Moores University as a Research Assistant in 1999. Subsequently he has held various positions within Public Health including Senior Lecturer, Reader, Deputy Director and most recently, Acting Director. He has gained significant management skills and leadership experience, while developing extensive links with external organisations and stakeholders at local, national and international level. Jim has an international reputation within his academic specialism of human enhancement drug use and has co-authored more than 100 research reports, 50 peer reviewed papers and been invited to deliver keynote presentations and plenary papers at some of the most influential national and international conferences.

Publications

Highlighted publications

Zahnow R, McVeigh J, Bates G, Hope V, Kean J, Campbell J, Smith J. 2018. Identifying a typology of men who use Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) International Journal of Drug Policy, 55 :105-112 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Hope VD, Harris R, McVeigh J, Cullen KJ, Smith J, Parry JV, DeAngelis D, Ncube F. 2015. Risk of HIV and hepatitis B and C over time among men who inject image and performance enhancing drugs in England and Wales: results from cross-sectional prevalence surveys, 1992-2013 Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 3 :331-337 DOI Author Url Public Url

Breindahl T, Evans-Brown M, Hindersson P, McVeigh J, Bellis M, Stensballe A, Kimergard A. 2015. Identification and characterization by LC-UV-MS/MS of melanotan II skin-tanning products sold illegally on the Internet DRUG TESTING AND ANALYSIS, 7 :164-172 DOI Author Url

Hope VD, McVeigh J, Marongiu A, Evans-Brown M, Smith J, Kimergard A, Parry JV, Ncube F. 2015. Injection site infections and injuries in men who inject image- and performance-enhancing drugs: prevalence, risks factors, and healthcare seeking EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 143 :132-140 DOI Author Url

Abbate V, Kicman AT, Evans-Brown M, McVeigh J, Cowan DA, Wilson C, Coles SJ, Walker CJ. 2014. Anabolic steroids detected in bodybuilding dietary supplements – a significant risk to public health Drug Testing and Analysis, 7 :609-618 DOI Author Url Public Url

Journal article

Afifi M, Abushams L, El-Sakka M, Shehada M, Afifi R, Alloush M, Rabee A, Kewley S, Quigg Z, Whitfield M, McVeigh J, Wazaify M, Van Hout M. 2019. Perspectives of frontline professionals on Palestinian children's experiences of parental and sibling drug abuse in the West Bank and Gaza. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Bates G, Begley E, Tod D, Jones L, Leavey C, McVeigh J. 2019. A systematic review investigating the behaviour change strategies in interventions to prevent misuse of anabolic steroids. Journal of Health Psychology, 24 :1595-1612 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McVeigh J. 2019. Engaging with people who use image and performance enhancing drugs: one size does not fit all. International Journal of Drug Policy, 71 :1-2 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Mulrooney KJD, van de Ven K, McVeigh J, Collins R. 2019. Commentary: Steroid Madness- has the dark side of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) been over-stated? Performance Enhancement and Health, 6 :98-102 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Van De Ven K, Zahnow R, McVeigh J, Winstock A. 2019. The modes of administration of anabolic-androgenic steroid users (AAS): Are non-injecting people who use steroids overlooked? Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Van Hout MC, Al-Afifi MF, Abushams L, Kewley S, Quigg Z, Whitfield M, McVeigh J, Wazaify M. 2019. Palestinian children's experiences of drug abuse in the home in the Occupied Territories of Palestine: A scoping review of extant literature International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Glass R, Hope VD, Njoroge J, Edmundson C, Smith J, McVeigh J, Parry J, Desai M. 2019. Secondary distribution of injecting equipment obtained from needle and syringe programmes by people injecting image and performance enhancing drugs: England and Wales, 2012-15 Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 195 :40-44 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Bates G, Tod D, Leavey C, McVeigh J. 2018. An evidence-based socioecological framework to understand men’s use of anabolic androgenic steroids and inform interventions in this area Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, DOI Author Url Public Url

Zahnow R, McVeigh J, Bates G, Hope V, Kean J, Campbell J, Smith J. 2018. Identifying a typology of men who use Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) International Journal of Drug Policy, 55 :105-112 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Hope VD, McVeigh J, Smith J, Glass R, Njoroge J, Tanner C, Parry JV, Ncube F, Desai M. 2017. Low levels of hepatitis C diagnosis and testing uptake among people who inject image and performance enhancing drugs in England and Wales, 2012-15 Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 179 :83-86 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Zahnow R, McVeigh J, Ferris J, Winstock A. 2017. Adverse effects, health service engagement, and service satisfaction among anabolic androgenic steroid users Contemporary Drug Problems, 44 :69-83 DOI Public Url

Bates G, Hope V, McVeigh J. 2017. HIV among people using anabolic steroids in the United Kingdom: an overview HIV Nursing, 17 :20-23 Public Url

McVeigh J, Germain J, van Hout MC. 2016. 2,4-Dinitrophenol, the inferno drug: a netnographic study of user experiences in the quest for leanness. Journal of Substance Use, 22 :131-138 DOI Author Url Public Url

Hearne E, Grund JPC, Van Hout MC, McVeigh J. 2016. A Scoping Review of Home Produced Heroin and Amphetamine Type Stimulant Substitutes: Implications for Prevention, Treatment and Policy Harm Reduction Journal, DOI Author Url Public Url

Iversen J, Hope VD, McVeigh J. 2016. Access to needle and syringe programs by people who inject image and performance enhancing drugs International Journal of Drug Policy, 31 :199-200 DOI Author Url Public Url

Hope VD, Harris R, McVeigh J, Cullen KJ, Smith J, Parry JV, DeAngelis D, Ncube F. 2015. Risk of HIV and hepatitis B and C over time among men who inject image and performance enhancing drugs in England and Wales: results from cross-sectional prevalence surveys, 1992-2013 Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 3 :331-337 DOI Author Url Public Url

Breindahl T, Evans-Brown M, Hindersson P, McVeigh J, Bellis M, Stensballe A, Kimergard A. 2015. Identification and characterization by LC-UV-MS/MS of melanotan II skin-tanning products sold illegally on the Internet DRUG TESTING AND ANALYSIS, 7 :164-172 DOI Author Url

Hope VD, McVeigh J, Marongiu A, Evans-Brown M, Smith J, Kimergard A, Parry JV, Ncube F. 2015. Injection site infections and injuries in men who inject image- and performance-enhancing drugs: prevalence, risks factors, and healthcare seeking EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 143 :132-140 DOI Author Url

Abbate V, Kicman AT, Evans-Brown M, McVeigh J, Cowan DA, Wilson C, Coles SJ, Walker CJ. 2014. Anabolic steroids detected in bodybuilding dietary supplements – a significant risk to public health Drug Testing and Analysis, 7 :609-618 DOI Author Url Public Url

Kimergard A, McVeigh J. 2014. Variability and dilemmas in harm reduction for anabolic steroid users in the UK: a multi-area interview study HARM REDUCTION JOURNAL, 11 DOI Author Url Public Url

Kimergard A, Breindahl T, Hindersson P, McVeigh J. 2014. The composition of anabolic steroids from the illicit market is largely unknown: implications for clinical case reports QJM-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 107 :597-598 DOI Author Url Public Url

Kimergard A, McVeigh J, Knutsson S, Breindahl T, Stensballe A. 2014. Online marketing of synthetic peptide hormones: poor manufacturing, user safety, and challenges to public health DRUG TESTING AND ANALYSIS, 6 :396-398 DOI Author Url

Evans-Brown M, Kimergård A, McVeigh J, Chandler M, Brandt SD. 2014. Is the breast cancer drug tamoxifen being sold as a bodybuilding dietary supplement? British Medical Journal, 348 :g1476 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Kimergard A, McVeigh J. 2014. Environments, risk and health harms: a qualitative investigation into the illicit use of anabolic steroids among people using harm reduction services in the UK BMJ OPEN, 4 DOI Author Url

Hope VD, McVeigh J, Marongiu A, Evans-Brown M, Smith J, Kimergård A, Croxford S, Beynon CM, Parry JV, Bellis MA, Ncube F. 2013. Prevalence of, and risk factors for, HIV, hepatitis B and C infections among men who inject image and performance enhancing drugs: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 3 :e003207 DOI Author Url Public Url

McVeigh J, Evans-Brown M, Bellis MA. 2012. Human enhancement drugs and the pursuit of perfection ADICCIONES, 24 :185-190 Author Url

Evans-Brown MJ, Bellis MA, McVeigh J. 2011. Should “legal highs” be regulated as medicinal products? BMJ, 342 :d1101

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 Author Url Publisher Url

Evans-Brown M, Kimergard A, McVeigh J. 2009. Elephant in the room? The methodological implications for public health research of performance-enhancing drugs derived from the illicit market DRUG TESTING AND ANALYSIS, 1 :323-326 DOI Author Url

Evans-Brown M, Dawson RT, Chandler M, McVeigh J. 2009. Use of melanotan I and II in the general population BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 338 DOI Author Url

Evans-Brown M, McVeigh J. 2009. Injecting human growth hormone as a performance-enhancing drug-perspectives from the United Kingdom JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE, 14 :267-288 DOI Author Url

Beynon CM, McVeigh J, Chandler M, Wareing M, Bellis MA. 2007. The impact of citrate introduction at UK syringe exchange programmes: a retrospective cohort study in Cheshire and Merseyside, UK. Harm Reduct J, 4 :21 DOI Author Url

Beynon CM, McVeigh J, Roe B. 2007. Problematic drug use, ageing and older people: trends in the age of drug users in northwest England AGEING & SOCIETY, 27 :799-810 DOI Author Url

Beynon C, Sumnall HR, McVeigh J, Cole JC, Bellis MA. 2006. Drink detective: Comments on the manufacturer's response ADDICTION, 101 :1395-1395 DOI Author Url

Beynon CM, Bellis MA, McVeigh J. 2006. Trends in drop out, drug free discharge and rates of re-presentation: a retrospective cohort study of drug treatment clients in the North West of England. BMC Public Health, 6 :205 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Bellis MA, Cole JC, Mcveigh J. 2005. Crack-cocaine injection: A retrospective analysis of clients in Merseyside specialist drug treatment agencies DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY, 12 :213-221 DOI Author Url

Hughes K, Bellis M, McVeigh J, Thomson R. 2004. A potent cocktail. Nurs Stand, 18 :14-16 DOI Author Url

Bellis M, McVeigh J, Thomson R, Syed Q. 1999. AIDS funding. The national lottery. Health Serv J, 109 :22-23 Author Url

Russell SJ, McVeigh J. Next generation challenges: an overview of Harm Reduction 2010, IHRA's 21st conference. Int J Drug Policy, 22 :82-86 DOI Author Url

Beynon C, McVeigh J, Hurst A, Marr A. Older and sicker: Changing mortality of drug users in treatment in the North West of England. Int J Drug Policy, 21 :429-431 DOI Author Url

Chandler MD, McVeigh J, Beynon CM. Integrating drug related monitoring systems – An intelligence led approach Contemporary Drug Problems, 36 :663-683 Publisher Url

McVeigh J, Evans-Brown MJ. Anabolic steroids Network, 25

Beynon CM, McVeigh C, McVeigh J, Leavey C, Bellis MA. The involvement of drugs and alcohol in drug-facilitated sexual assault: a systematic review of the evidence. Trauma Violence Abuse, 9 :178-188 DOI Author Url

Evans-Brown M, Dawson R, McVeigh J. The dire consequences of doping? Lancet, 372 :1544-1544 DOI

Evans-Brown MJ, McVeigh J. An Introduction to anabolic steroids Sportex Medicine, :20-26

Beynon CM, McVeigh J. The role of Substance use in non-drug related deaths:a cross sectional study of drug treatment clients in the North West of England Journal of Substance Use, :39-47 DOI

Beynon CM, Sumnall HR, McVeigh J, Cole JC, Bellis MA. The ability of two commercially available quick test kits to detect drug-facilitated sexual assault drugs in beverages. Addiction, 101 :1413-1420 DOI Author Url

Bellis MA, Hughes K, McVeigh J, Thomson R, Luke C. The effects of nightlife activity on health Nursing Standard, :63-71 DOI

McVeigh J, Beynon C, Bellis MA. New challenges for agency based syringe exchange schemes: analysis of 11 years of data (1991 to 2001) in Merseyside and Cheshire, UK. Int. J. Drug Pol., :399-405 DOI

Cook PA, McVeigh J, Syed Q, Mutton K, Bellis MA. Predictors of hepatitis B and C infection in injecting drug users both in and out of drug treatment. Addiction, 96 :1787-1797 DOI Author Url

Cole C, Jones L, McVeigh J, Kicman A, Syed Q, Bellis M. Adulterants in illicit drugs: a review of empirical evidence. Drug Test Anal, 3 :89-96 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Evans-Brown M, McVeigh J. Social, policy, and public health perspectives on new psychoactive substances. Drug Test Anal, 3 :515-523 DOI Author Url

Jones L, Pickering L, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. Optimal provision of needle and syringe programmes for injecting drug users: A systematic review Int J Drug Policy, 21 :335-342 DOI

Mackridge AJ, Beynon C, McVeigh J. Pharmacy services must be expanded if guidelines are to be successfully implemented British Medical Journal,

Korkia P, Lenehan P, McVeigh J. Non-medical use of androgens among women J. Perform. Enhanc. Drugs, :71-76

Lenehan P, Bellis MA, McVeigh J. A study of anabolic steroid use in the North West of England J. Perform. Enhanc. Drugs, :57-70

McVeigh J. Survey of gym owners’ opinions on the use of performance enhancing drugs J. Perform. Enhanc. Drugs, :21-24

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. Effectiveness of interventions to increase hepatitis C testing uptake among high-risk groups: a systematic review. Eur J Public Health, 24 :781-788 DOI Author Url Public Url

Jones L, Atkinson A, Bates G, McCoy E, Porcellato L, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. Views and experiences of hepatitis C testing and diagnosis among people who inject drugs: Systematic review of qualitative research International Journal of Drug Policy, 25 :204-211 DOI

McVeigh J, Hearne E, Bates G, Van Hout MC. Community pharmacist experiences of providing needle and syringe programmes in Ireland Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 13 :767-777 DOI Public Url

McVeigh J, Begley EK. Anabolic steroids in the UK: an increasing issue for public health Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 24 :278-285 DOI Author Url Public Url

Chandler M, McVeigh J, Beynon C. Integrating Drug Related Monitoring Systems – An Intelligence Led Approach Contemporary Drug Problems, 36 :663-684 DOI

McVeigh J, Evans-Brown M. Drogas potenciadoras para la búsqueda de la perfección Adicciones, 24 :185-185 DOI

Bates G, Van Hout M, Tay J, McVeigh J. Treatments for people who use anabolic androgenic steroids: a scoping review. Harm Reduction Journal,

Report

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

Begley E, McVeigh J, Hope VD, Bates G, Glass R, Campbell J, Tanner C, Kean J, Morgan G, Acreman D, Smith J. 2017. Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs 2016 National Survey Results Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs 2016 National Survey Results

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) Publisher Url Public Url

Bates G, McVeigh J. 2016. Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs 2015 Survey Results Publisher 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 Publisher Url

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 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

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. Author Url

McVeigh J, bates G, chandler M. 2015. Steroids and Image Enhancing Drugs 2014 Survey Results Author Url

McVeigh J, Bates G, Chandler M. 2015. Steroids and Image Enhancing Drugs 2014 Survey Results Publisher Url

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

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

Harris J, Lincoln A, Whitfield M, McVeigh J. 2014. HIV and AIDS in the North West of England 2013 HIV and AIDS in the North West of England 2013 :1-91 Author Url

Chandler M , McVeigh J. 2014. Steroids and Image Enhancing Drugs 2013 Survey Results Publisher 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

Bates G , Jones L , McVeigh J. 2014. Analysis of survey data on the implementation of NICE PH18 guidance relating to needle and syringe provision in England Analysis of survey data on the implementation of NICE PH18 guidance relating to needle and syringe provision in England Publisher 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

Harris J, Hargreaves S, Lincoln A, McVeigh J. 2013. HIV & AIDS in the North West of England 2012

McCoy E, Jones L, McVeigh J. 2013. Evaluation of the Liverpool Women’s Turnaround Project: Moving forward Author Url

Bates G, Jones L, McVeigh J. 2013. Update of NICE Guidance PH18 on 'Needle and Syringe programmes. PIEDs Review. Author Url

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

Davies C, English L, Stewart C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2013. United Kingdom Drug Situation: annual report to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) 2012 Author Url

McCoy E, Jones L, McVeigh J. 2013. Evaluation of the Liverpool Women’s Turnaround Project Author Url

Hurst A, Beynon C, Hughes S, Marr A, McVeigh J. 2012. NDTMS themed report: Patterns of mortality amongst injecting and non-injecting drug users in contact with treatment services in the North West of England, 2003/04-2005/06. Author Url

Duffy P, Russell S, McGee A, McVeigh J. 2012. Evaluation of a Residential Alcohol Detoxification Programme Facilitated by The Basement:Safety, Perceptions and Effectiveness Author Url

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

Harris J, Hargreaves S, Lincoln A, McVeigh J. 2012. HIV & AIDS in the North West of England 2011

Harris J, Hargreaves S, Lincoln A, McVeigh J, Syed Q, Bellis M. 2012. HIV & AIDS In the North West of England 2011 Author Url

Brizell J, Harrison B, Stuart J, McVeigh J, Irvine F. 2012. CHANGES Weight Management Service Evaluation: Final Report Author Url

Brizell J, Harrison R, Stuart J, McVeigh J, Irvine F. 2012. Evaluation of the Bariatric Care Pathway:Final Report Author Url

Brizell J, Stuart J, McVeigh J, Irvine F. 2012. Evaluation of the CHANGES weight management programme: Prospective Patients Author Url

Brizell J, Stuart J, McVeigh J, Irvine F. 2012. Evaluation of the Bariatric Care Pathway: Prospective Patients Author Url

Brizell J, Stuart J, McVeigh J, Irvine F. 2012. Patient perspectives of the CHANGES weight management service. Author Url

Howarth P, Duffy P. 2012. Merseyside DIP OCU Report (April 2007 - March 2011) Merseyside DIP OCU Report (April 2007 - March 2011)

Bates G, Chadborn N, Jones L, McVeigh J. 2012. The impact of Climate Change upon Health and Health Inequalities in the North West of England The impact of Climate Change upon Health and Health Inequalities in the North West of England

Brizell J, Stuart J, McVeigh J, Irvine F. 2011. Stakeholder perceptions of the CHANGES weight management service Author Url

Jones L, Atkinson A, Porcellato L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2011. A systematic review of qualitative research on the views, perspectives and experiences of hepatitis B and C testing among practitioners and people at greatest risk of infection. Author Url

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2011. A systematic review of the effectiveness & cost-effectiveness of interventions aimed at raising awareness and engaging with groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection. Author Url

Stuart J, Brizell J, McVeigh J, Irvine F. 2011. Patient perspectives of the Bariatric Care Pathway on the Wirral Author Url

Stuart J, Brizell J, Irvine F, McVeigh J. 2011. Stakeholder Perceptions of the Bariatric Care Pathway on the Wirral Author Url

Davies C, English L, Stewart C, Lodwick A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2011. United Kingdom Drug Situation 2011 EDITION UK Focal Point On Drugs Author Url

Gibbons C, Marr A, McVeigh J. 2011. Structured alcohol treatment in the North West of England 2009/10 Results from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) Author Url

Cole C, McVeigh J. 2010. Evaluation of the Rapid Access Homeless Outreach Service Author Url

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

Davies C, English L, Lodwick A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2010. United Kingdom Drug Situation 2009 EDITION Author Url

Hurst A, Beynon C, Marr A, McVeigh J. 2009. NDTMS Themed Report Patterns of mortality amongst individuals in contact with drug treatment services in the North West of England - 5 years of data capture. Author Url

Hurst A, Parker H, Marr A, McVeigh J. 2009. NDTMS Themed Report AACCE (non-opiate) substance use in the North West of England Author Url

Cole C, Hurst A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2009. Indications of Public Health in the English Regions 10: Drug Use Executive Summary Author Url

Cole C, Hurst A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2009. Indications of Public Health in the English Regions 10: Drug Use Author Url

Russell S, Shaw C, McVeigh J. 2009. Evaluation of Phase Two of the Liverpool Peer to Peer Project May 2009 Author Url

McCoy E, McVeigh J, Khundakar K, Hurst A, Bellis M. 2009. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire & Merseyside 2007/08 Author Url

Jones L, Woodfall K, Porcellato L, McVeigh J. 2009. The impact of advocacy initiatives led by, or on the behalf of, young people. A systematic map and summary of the evidence. Author Url

Jones L, Woolfall K, Porcellato L, McVeigh J. 2009. Evidence relating to new tobacco control priorities that aim to protect children and young people from exposure to tobacco Evidence. Author Url

Eaton G, Davies C, English L, Lodwick A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2008. United Kingdom Focal Point Report 2008. Author Url

Jones L, Pickering L, Sumnull H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2008. A review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of needle and syringe programmes for injecting drug users. Author Url

Woodfall K, Sumnall H, McVeigh J. 2008. Addressing the needs of children of substance using parents: an evaluation of Families First’s Intensive Intervention Final Report. Author Url

Hurst A, Woolfall K, Marr A, McVeigh J. 2008. NDTMS Themed Report Parental Status, 2007/08 Author Url

Hurst A, Marr A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2008. Drug treatment in the North West of England 2007/08 Author Url

Cole C, McVeigh J. 2008. Needs Assessment with Homeless Drug and Alcohol Users in Liverpool Author Url

Eaton G, Davies C, English L, Lodwick A, Bellis M, McVeigh J. 2008. United Kingdom Focal Point Report 2007 Author Url

Hurst A, Beynon C, Marr A, McVeigh J. 2008. NDTMS Themed Report Does the North West of England have an ageing drug treatment population? Author Url

Warering M, McVeigh J, Sumnall H. 2008. Young People and Cannabis use in Liverpool. Author Url

Hurst A, Beynon C, Hughes S, Marr A, McVeigh J. 2007. NDTMS themed report: Patterns of mortality amongst injecting and non-injecting drug users in contact with treatment services in the North West of England, 2003/04-2005/06 Author Url

McCoy E, McVeigh J, Morleo M, Khundakar K, Bellis M. 2007. Alcohol Treatment In Cheshire And Merseyside 2006/07. Author Url

McCoy E, McVeigh J, Morleo M, Khundakar K, Bellis M. 2007. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire And Merseyside 2006/07 Author Url

Hurst A, Morleo M, Khundakar K, Marr A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2007. Results from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System [NDTMS] 2006/07 Author Url

Khundakar A, Morleo M, Khundakar K, Marr A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2007. Individuals stating alcohol as a secondary or tertiary problematic substance in contact with treatment services in the North West during 2006/07 Author Url

Hughes KE, Morleo M, McVeigh J. 2007. Evaluation of Preston’s alcohol brief intervention training pack: ‘Train the Trainers’

Wareing M, McVeigh J, Sumnall H. 2007. Young People and Substance Misuse: Characteristics, Needs and Perception of Treatment Services of Drug Users Aged 18 to 25 in Liverpool. Author Url

Shaw C, Salmon J, McVeigh J. 2007. Evaluation of the Peer to Peer Project. Author Url

Chandler M, Shepherd E, Mcveigh J. 2007. Inter Agency Drug Misuse Database 2005/06 Author Url

Khundakar A, Duffy P, Marr A, McVeigh J. 2007. NDTMS Themed Report Referrals into structured drug treatment in the North West of England from the Criminal Justice System 2005/06 Author Url

Eaton G, Lodwick A, Bellis M, McVeigh J. 2007. United Kingdom drug situation: annual report to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) 2006. Author Url

Fordham R, Jones L, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2007. The economics of preventing drug use: An introduction to the issues. Richard Fordham, Lisa Jones, Harry Sumnall, Jim McVeigh and Mark Bellis Author Url

Khundakar A, Sumnall H, Marr A, McVeigh J, Bellis A. 2007. Individuals aged under 25 in contact with treatment services in the North West of England during 2005/06. Author Url

McVeigh J, Morleo M, Khundakar K, Beynon C, Bellis M. 2006. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire & Merseyside 2005/06 Author Url

Khundakar A, Beynon C, Marr A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Deaths of those in contact with drug treatment services in the North West of England for the reporting period 2003/04 and 2004/05. Author Url

Khundakar A, Marr A, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Drug treatment in the North West of England 2005/06 Author Url

Sumnall H, Jones L, Burrell K, Witty K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Annual review of Drug Prevention The National Collaborating Centre for Drug Prevention. Author Url

McGrath Y, Sumnall H, Burrell K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Review of grey literature on drug prevention among young people Review Summary. Author Url

McGrath Y, Sumnall H, Edmonds K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Review of grey literature on drug prevention among young people. Author Url

Jones L, Sumnall H, Burrell K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Universal Drug Prevention - Fact Sheets Author Url

Jones L, Sumnall H, Burrell K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Universal Drug Prevention. Author Url

CHANDLER M, SHEPHERD E, McVeigh J. 2006. Merseyside Inter Agency Drug Misuse Database Annual Report 2004/05 Author Url

Sumnall H, McGrath Y, McVeigh J, Burrell K, Wilkinson L, Bellis M, Reid D. 2006. Drug use prevention among young people Evidence into practice briefing. Author Url

Sumnall H, McGrath Y, McVeigh J, Burrell K, Wilkinson L, Bellis M. 2006. Drug use prevention among young people Evidence into practice briefing. Author Url Public Url

Burrell K, Sumnall H, Witty C, McVeigh J. 2006. Alcohol Brief Intervention Author Url

Brown S, McVeigh J, Beynon C, Bellis M. 2006. Alcohol Treatment In Cheshire & Merseyside 2004/05. Author Url

Jones L, Sumnall H, Witty K, Wareing M, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. A review of community-based interventions to reduce stance misuse among vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. Author Url

McGrath Y, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Drug use prevention among young people: a review of reviews. Author Url

BURRELL K, Jones L, SUMNALL H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Tiered approach to Drug Prevention and treatment among young people. Author Url

Sumnall H, Burrell K, Jones L, Wilkinson L, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Drug Prevention Quarterly September 2005. Author Url

Burrell K, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Drug Prevention - Fact Sheet Author Url

Burrell K, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Drug Prevention vulnerable young people. Author Url

Hurst A, Beynon C, McVeigh J. 2005. Evaluation of Lighthouse Project Opening Author Url

Eaton G, Morleo M, Lodwick A, Bellis M, McVeigh J. 2005. United Kingdom Drug Situation: 2004 Edition. Author Url

Quigg ZA, Beynon C, Edwards S, Morleo M, McVeigh J. 2005. Drink Spiking Report

Sumnall H, Cook L, McGrath Y, Wilkinson L, McVeigh J, Bellis M, Burrell K. 2005. Drug Prevention Quarterly - April 2005. Author Url

Bullock T, Weston S, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Drug treatment in the North West of England, 2003/04. Author Url

Chandle M, McVeigh J, Bullock T, Duffy P. 2004. Merseyside Inter Agency Drug Misuse Database 2003/04. Author Url

Cook L, McGrath Y, Wilkinson L, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M, Burrell K. 2004. Drug Prevention Quarterly - November 2004. Author Url

Bellis M, Morleo M, Wood S, McVeigh J, Lodwick A, Eaton G, Donnelly S. 2004. United Kingdom Drug Situation:2002 Author Url

Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2004. Problematic Drug Use Within Liverpool and Sefton. Author Url

Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2004. Quantifying Problematic Drug Use Within Liverpool and Sefton (2000-2) Summary. Author Url

Roberts L, McVeigh J. 2004. LIFEGUARD: ACT FAST SAVE A LIFE. Evaluation Executive Summary. Author Url

Roberts L, McVeigh J. 2004. LIFEGUARD: ACT FAST SAVE A LIFE. Evaluation Author Url

McVeigh J, Hughes KE, Hounsome J, Bellis M. 2003. Over a Decade of Drug Use Epidemiology

Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2003. Drug Treatment in Cheshire & Merseyside - The first year of the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) 2001/02. Author Url

McVeigh J, Duffy P. 2002. The Independence Initiative. An Evaluation of Effectiveness, Author Url

McVeigh J. 2002. Shaping a New Agenda. Author Url

Cook P, McVeigh J, Patel A, Syed Q, Mutton K, Bellis M. 2000. Hepatitis C in injecting drug users in the North West - Executive Summary. Author Url

Cook P, McVeigh J, Patel A, Syed Q, Mutton K, Bellis M. 2000. Hepatitis C in injecting drug users in the NorthWest - Full Report. Author Url

McVeigh J, Cook P, Rimmer P, Syed Q, Bellis A. 2000. HIV and AIDS in the North West of England 1999 - Full Report. Author Url

McVeigh J, Cook P, Rimmer P, Syed Q, Bellis M. 2000. HIV and AIDS in the North West of England 1999 Executive Summary Author Url

McVeigh J, Rimmer P, Syed Q, Bellis M. 1999. HIV & AIDS in the North West of England 1998. Author Url

McVeigh J, Rimmer P, Syed Q, Bellis M. 1998. HIV and AIDS in the North West of England 1997. Author Url

Evans-Brown M, McVeigh J, Perkins C, Bellis MA. Human Enhancement Drugs - The Emerging Challenges to Public Health Human Enhancement Drugs - The Emerging Challenges to Public Health

Jones L, Bates G, Bellis MA, Beynon C, Duffy P, Evans-Brown M, Mackridge A, McCoy E, Sumnall H, McVeigh J. A Summary of the Health Harms of Drugs A Summary of the Health Harms of Drugs Author Url

Hurst A, Marr A, McCoy E, McVeigh J, Bellis M. Drug and alcohol treatment in the North West of England 2008/09. Results from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS). Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University Author Url

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Wooding O, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. Positive and negative impacts of the nuclear industry on health and well-being: Scoping review Positive and negative impacts of the nuclear industry on health and well-being: Scoping review

Hurst A, Beynon C, Marr A. Patterns of mortality amongst individuals in contact with drug treatment services in the North West of England Author Url

Burrows M, Elliott G, Morleo M, Marr A, McVeigh J. Offender Health: alcohol services review Author Url

Cole C, Wooding O, Russell S, Hennessey C, McVeigh J. Patterns of Substance Use & Support Needs of Residents in Young People’s Hostels & Foyer Accommodation in Liverpool

Shaw C, McVeigh J, Jones L, Kicman A, Syed Q. Cut: A Guide to Adulterants, Bulking Agents and Other Contaminants Found in Illicit Drugs Cut: A Guide to Adulterants, Bulking Agents and Other Contaminants Found in Illicit Drugs Author Url

Hurst A, Marr A, McVeigh J. Revisiting the AACCE profile in the North West of England. Results from NDTMS in 2008/09. Liverpool John Moores University Author Url

Davies C, English L, Lodwick A, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. United Kingdom Drug Situation 2010 Edition: Annual Report to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Author Url

Davies C, Enlish L, Stewart C, Lodwick A, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. United Kingdom Drug Situation 2011 Edition: Annual Report to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. United Kingdom Drug Situation 2011 Edition: Annual Report to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Author Url

Cochrane M, McCoy E, Timpson H, McVeigh J. Evaluation of the Stand Against Violence Workshop Publisher Url

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

Chapters

Chester N, McVeigh J. 2018. Drug Use in Society and the Impact on the Anti-Doping Movement Mottram DR, Chester N. Drugs in Sport Routledge. London 9781351838986 DOI

Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Evans-Brown M. 2013. Epidemiology of use of novel psychoactive substances Dargan P, Wood D. Novel Psychoactive Substances Academic Press 9780124158160 DOI

Evans-Brown M, Mcveigh J. 2009. Anabolic steroid use in the general population of the United Kingdom Dimeo P, McNamee M, Moller V. Elite Sport, Doping and Public Health :75-97 Univ Pr of Southern Denmark 9788776744106

McVeigh J. 2006. Introduction & Treatment Rateman S, Abdool R. Demand reduction training manual: Practical guidelines for effective interventions in drug abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Dakar, Senegal

Van De Ven K, Mulrooney K, McVeigh J. An introduction to human enhancement drugs Van de venn K, Mulrooney K, McVeigh J. HUMAN ENHANCEMENT DRUGS 9781138552791

Mulrooney K, Van De Ven K, McVeigh J, Collins R. Steroid Madness - Has the dark side of anabolic- androgenic steroids (AAS) been over-stated Van De Ven K, Mulrooney K, McVeigh J. Human enhancement drugs

Van Hout MC, McVeigh J. The use of sunless synthetic tanning products Van De Ven K, Mulrooney K, McVeigh J. Human enhancement drugs

Conference publication

Alwan N, Davies I, Moss S, McVeigh J, Enright K. 2017. Novel insights into methods practiced among female physique athletes to acquire optimal body compositions. International Sport & Exercise Nutrition Conference, 19-21st December.

Hope V, McVeigh J, Marongiu A, Evans-Brown M, Smith J, Kimergard A, Croxford S, Beynon C, Parry J, Bellis PM, Ncube F. 2013. Prevalence of, and risk factors for, human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and hepatitis C infections among men who inject image- and performance-enhancing drugs in England & Wales HIV MEDICINE, 14 :2-2 Author Url

Other

Simkhada P, Poudel AN, Simkhada B, Sumnall H, Jones L, Bista S, McVeigh J, Gaidhane A, Zahiruddin QS, Chowdhury ME, Bhuiyan MBAS, Iliyasu Z, Pant PR, Kurmi O, Hill R, Van Teijlingen E, Regmi PR. , Simkhada BD. 2016. Need and scope of global partnership on public health research 2016. Need and scope of global partnership on public health research Journal of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University, 11 :260-262,

Bates G, Jones L, Tod D, McVeigh J, Newson LM, Begley E. Investigating the application and effectiveness of behaviour change theories and techniques in interventions to prevent muscle enhancement drug use Author Url Publisher Url

Editorial/letter to the editor

Simkhada P, Poudel AN, Simkhada B, Sumnall H, Jones L, Bista S, McVeigh J, Gaidhane A, Zahiruddin QS, Chowdhury ME, Bhuiyan MBAS, Iliyasu Z, Pant PR, Kurmi O, Hill R, van Teijlingen E, Regmi PR. 2016. Need and scope of global partnership on public health research Journal of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University, 11 :202-204

Stensballe A, McVeigh J, Breindahl T, Kimergard A. 2015. SYNTHETIC GROWTH HORMONE RELEASERS DETECTED IN SEIZED DRUGS: NEW TRENDS IN THE USE OF DRUGS FOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT ADDICTION, 110 :368-369 DOI Author Url

Kean J, McVeigh J. 2014. NICE of you to notice – Are users of image and performance-enhancing drugs finally getting the help they need? Druglink,

Sumnall HR, Woolfall K, Cole J, Mackridge A, McVeigh J. 2008. NICE GUIDANCE ON ADHD Diversion and abuse of methylphenidate BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 337 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Sumnall HR, Woolfall K, Cole J, Mackridge A, McVeigh J. 2008. Diversion and abuse of methylphenidate BMJ, 337 :1011

McVeigh J, Kimergard A, Bates G, Hope V. Harm reduction interventions should encompass people who inject image and performance enhancing drugs British Medical Journal, DOI Author Url

Book

Lenehan P, McVeigh J. Anabolic Steroids: a guide for professionals University of Liverpool. Liverpool

Ven KVD, Mulrooney KJD, McVeigh J. Human Enhancement Drugs 9781138552791

Poster

Webb R, Davies I, McVeigh J, Stewart C, Kean J, Enright K, McCullough D, Alwan N. How a love of muscle can break a heart: The rationale and design of a study investigating lipid-mediated cardiovascular disease in anabolic steroid using bodybuilders Faculty of Education, Health & Community Festival of Research Conference, Place/location of conference:

Thesis/Dissertation

McVeigh J. Public health impact and implications of the use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) and associated drugs amongst the male general population. Van Hout MC. Public Url

Engagement & Impact

Conference organisation:

National Needle Exchange Forum Conference, Invited Speaker, http://www.nnef.org.uk/index.php/past-events/17-meetingspast/106-high-wycombe. 2014

Public Health & Enhancement Drugs Conference, Chair and Speaker. 2014

External committees:

Drug Policy Advisory Group, UK Faculty of Public Health. 2013

Intelligence Network on Drug Related Harms, Department of Health. 2013

Drug Futures Advisory Group, Home Office. 2009

International Conference Organizing Committee, IHRA, Chair. 2008

North West Health and Social Care of Offenders Board, Various. 2008

Co-opted Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs - Anabolic Steroids, Various. 2007

International Network of Humanistic Doping, Various. 2007

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (West Africa), United Nations. 2005

Coastal and Ex Mining Drugs Projects, Department of Health. 2004

National Collaborative Centre for Drug Prevention, Various. 2004

Board of Trustees, Independence Initiative. 2003

National Evaluation of Health Action Zone, Department of Health. 2002

National Treatment Agency Expert Advisory Group, National Treatment Agency. 2001

High Level Expert Review Group, EU Study on Doping Prevention.

Editorial boards:

Addiction, Referee.

Blackwell Scientific Publications, Routledge Books, Academic Book Reviewer.

British Journal of Sports Medicine, Referee.

Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Referee.

Drug and Alcohol Today, Referee.

International Journal of Drug Policy, Referee.

International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Referee.

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Referee.

Journal of Substance Use, Editorial Board Member.

UK Home Office, Reviewer.

UK National Drug Strategy, Academic Reviewer.