Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

(The median citation count of Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Symptoms, complications and management of long COVID: a review428
Excess mortality: the gold standard in measuring the impact of COVID-19 worldwide?201
Uncertainty and COVID-19: how are we to respond?154
The primary care response to COVID-19 in England's National Health Service97
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: the five Cs to tackle behavioural and sociodemographic factors77
Environmental impact of personal protective equipment distributed for use by health and social care services in England in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic76
Impact of COVID-19 on accident and emergency attendances and emergency and planned hospital admissions in Scotland: an interrupted time-series analysis74
Four months into the COVID-19 pandemic, Sweden’s prized herd immunity is nowhere in sight65
Ethnicity, household composition and COVID-19 mortality: a national linked data study59
Loneliness, social isolation, cardiovascular disease and mortality: a synthesis of the literature and conceptual framework56
Anger and confrontation during the COVID-19 pandemic: a national cross-sectional survey in the UK48
COVID-19 presents opportunities and threats to transport and health42
Plastics in healthcare: time for a re-evaluation41
Suicide reduction in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic: lessons informing national prevention strategies for suicide reduction40
Clinical impact of multi-parameter continuous non-invasive monitoring in hospital wards: a systematic review and meta-analysis36
Health inequalities: the hidden cost of COVID-19 in NHS hospital trusts?36
COVID-19: the great unequaliser33
Developing a sustainable exit strategy for COVID-19: health, economic and public policy implications33
What do countries need to do to implement effective ‘find, test, trace, isolate and support’ systems?33
Vaccinating adolescents against SARS-CoV-2 in England: a risk–benefit analysis29
Multi-organ impairment and long COVID: a 1-year prospective, longitudinal cohort study23
Reducing bias and improving transparency in medical research: a critical overview of the problems, progress and suggested next steps23
Protecting older people from COVID-19: should the United Kingdom start at age 60?23
The costs of coronavirus vaccines and their pricing22
Improving adherence to ‘test, trace and isolate’22
COVID-19 and the ‘Spanish' flu22
Should vaccination for healthcare workers be mandatory?20
Assessing the long-term safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines20
Cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome: outcomes from a specialist clinic in the UK19
COVID-19 vaccine allocation: addressing the United Kingdom’s colour-blind strategy18
Experiences of staff providing specialist palliative care during COVID-19: a multiple qualitative case study18
Maximising the impact of social prescribing on population health in the era of COVID-1918
Moving beyond project-specific patient and public involvement in research17
Preparing for COVID-19’s aftermath: simple steps to address social determinants of health16
Association between multimorbidity and mortality in a cohort of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 in Scotland16
COVID-19 and the anti-vaxxers15
Healthier schools during the COVID-19 pandemic: ventilation, testing and vaccination15
Osteoporosis, like skin ageing, is caused by collagen loss which is reversible14
Antidepressants and sexual dysfunction: a history14
COVID-19 in India14
Offender trajectories, health and hospital admissions: relationships and risk factors in the longitudinal Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development14
The potential effectiveness of the WHO International Health Regulations capacity requirements on control of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study of 114 countries14
A price tag on clinical empathy? Factors influencing its cost-effectiveness13
Association between household size and COVID-19: A UK Biobank observational study13
Large language models will not replace healthcare professionals: curbing popular fears and hype13
Citation bias: questionable research practice or scientific misconduct?13
Will HPV vaccination prevent cervical cancer?12
Challenges and opportunities for undergraduate clinical teaching during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic12
A socially just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic: a call for action on the social determinants of urban health inequalities12
Racial discrimination, low trust in the health system and COVID-19 vaccine uptake: a longitudinal observational study of 633 UK adults from ethnic minority groups11
Patient and public involvement for ethnic minority research: an urgent need for improvement11
Sponsorship bias in clinical trials: growing menace or dawning realisation?11
Implementing and evaluating co-designed change in health10
Medical consumerism and the modern patient: successful ageing, self-management and the ‘fantastic prosumer’10
Fixing England’s COVID-19 response: learning from international experience9
Associations between attainment of incentivised primary care indicators and emergency hospital admissions among type 2 diabetes patients: a population-based historical cohort study9
Test and trace strategy has overlooked importance of clinical input, clinical oversight and integration9
The origins of the treatment of uncertainty in clinical medicine. Part 1: ancient roots, familiar disputes9
The impact of disability on performance in a high-stakes postgraduate surgical examination: a retrospective cohort study9
Differential attainment at MRCS according to gender, ethnicity, age and socioeconomic factors: a retrospective cohort study8
Patient-reported outcome measurement: a bridge between health and social care?8
COVID-19: the role of community in China’s response8
Teachers: the forgotten health workforce8
Interoperability in NHS hospitals must be improved: the Care Quality Commission should be a key actor in this process7
Improving research ethics review and governance can improve human health7
COVID-19 and developing countries: lessons learnt from the Sri Lankan experience7
Reducing chronic stress to promote health in adults: the role of social prescriptions and social movements7
Bringing NHS data analysis into the 21st century7
The carbon footprint of products used in five common surgical operations: identifying contributing products and processes7
Developing a shared definition of self-driven healthcare to enhance the current healthcare delivery paradigm7
COVID-19 and herd immunity7
Transforming health through the metaverse7
Shoe leather epidemiology in the age of COVID: lessons from Cuba7
Trends and characteristics of hospitalisations from the harmful use of opioids in England between 2008 and 2018: Population-based retrospective cohort study7
Learning from patient safety incidents involving acutely sick adults in hospital assessment units in England and Wales: a mixed methods analysis for quality improvement7
Modifying the school determinants of children’s health6
A decade of the hostile environment and its impact on health6
Data-driven, integrated primary and secondary care for children: moving from policy to practice6
Safe management of full-capacity live/mass events in COVID-19 will require mathematical, epidemiological and economic modelling6
What can lifespan variation reveal that life expectancy hides? Comparison of five high-income countries6
Borderline personality disorder: a spurious condition unsupported by science that should be abandoned6
The pandemic of coronavirus: tackling the latest plague6
Socioeconomic inequalities of Long COVID: a retrospective population-based cohort study in the United Kingdom6
Indirect effects of the pandemic: highlighting the need for data-driven policy and preparedness6
A multi-centre prospective cohort study of patients on the elective waiting list for cardiac surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic5
COVID-19, seasonal influenza and measles: potential triple burden and the role of flu and MMR vaccines5
Use of lifestyle interventions in primary care for individuals with newly diagnosed hypertension, hyperlipidaemia or obesity: a retrospective cohort study5
Advancing UK regulatory science and innovation in healthcare5
Defining and detecting fake news in health and medicine reporting5
Bad science in a plastic world5
Five thousand years of minimal access surgery: 1990–present: organisational issues and the rise of the robots5
How do we decarbonise fairly? Emissions, inequities and the implications for net zero healthcare5
The Medical Training Initiative: much more than learn, earn and return5
Is ‘inflammaging’ fuelling severe COVID-19 disease?5
The US Food and Drug Administration’s authorisation of Purdue’s controlled-release methylphenidate for adult ADHD: comments on the regulatory practice5
Veterinary intelligence: integrating zoonotic threats into global health security4
COVID-19: fail to prepare, prepare to fail4
Temporal and geographical variation in low carbon inhaler dispensing in England, 2016 to 2021: an ecological study4
Five thousand years of minimal access surgery: 3000BC to 1850: early instruments for viewing body cavities4
Richard Cabot, pair-matched random allocation, and the attempt to compare like with like in the social sciences and medicine. Part 1: the context of the social sciences4
Using technology-enabled social prescriptions to disrupt healthcare4
Diagnosis and management of monkeypox in primary care4
Intensive versus standard blood pressure control in older persons with or without diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials4
It’s about time: redesigning consultation length in general practice4
Falling down the global ranks: life expectancy in the UK, 1952–20214
UK offshore immigration detention: why the medical community should act now4
Five thousand years of minimal access surgery: 1850 to 1990: Technological developments4
The results of cardiac surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with previous years: a propensity weighted study of outcomes at six months4
The National Clinical Impact Awards: cosmetic change or fundamental reform?4
Should we let fever run its course in the early stages of COVID-19?4
Disastrous decline of the healthcare system in Lebanon4
Richard Cabot, pair-matched random allocation, and the attempt to compare like with like in the social sciences and medicine. Part 2: the context of medicine and public health4
The role of systematic reviews in identifying the limitations of preclinical animal research, 2000–2022: part 14
Averting a UK opioid crisis: getting the public health messages ‘right’4
The origins of the treatment of uncertainty in clinical medicine – Part 2: the emergence of probability theory and its limitations4
Applying postcolonial theory in academic medicine3
The medicolegal landscape through the lens of COVID-19: time for reform3
GPT-4: the future of artificial intelligence in medical school assessments3
COVID 19: questioning and change must be the new normal3
COVID-19, politics, economics and how the future pans out are inseparable3
What is the balance of benefits and harms for lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography?3
Carl Liebermeister and the emergence of modern medical statistics, Part 1: his remarkable work in historical context3
Medicine, misconduct and confronting #MeToo3
Social care need in multimorbidity3
COVID-19 and its impact on the clinical specialty training recruitment process: lessons learned and the shape of future specialty recruitment in the UK3
The development of network meta-analysis3
Living with COVID3
Do national policies for complaint handling in English hospitals support quality improvement? Lessons from a case study3
Should doctors leave the history of medicine to historians?3
Impact on emergency and elective hospital-based care in Scotland over the first 12 months of the pandemic: interrupted time-series analysis of national lockdowns3
The coronavirus pandemic: can we handle such epidemics better?3
Humility: the primary virtue of a good doctor3
Developing a culture of stewardship: how to prevent the Tragedy of the Commons in universal health systems3
Registration of essential medicines in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda: a retrospective analysis3
Drivers and barriers to engaging with academia: a minority-ethnic medical student perspective3
Recurrence of endometrial cancer in a hysterectomised patient treated with tamoxifen for breast cancer: a case report3
Same storm, different boats: can the UK recapture improving life expectancy trends?3
Probabilistic thinking and evaluation of therapies: an introductory overview2
Aortovascular medicine: what is it?2
Doctor apprenticeships: a dilemma for the future of general practice in the NHS2
How to avoid harmful national quarantines: primary care led local public health: a historical perspective2
The COVID-19 pandemic: the third wave?2
Childcare outside the family for the under-threes: cause for concern?2
Projected spending for brand-name drugs in English primary care given US prices: a cross-sectional study2
Donald Mainland: anatomist, educator, thinker, medical statistician, trialist, rheumatologist2
Protecting the public from the adverse effects of confused research ethics2
The true meaning of DICE: don’t ignore chance effects2
Why we need an intelligence-led approach to pandemics: supporting science and public health during COVID-19 and beyond2
Mental health, the hidden crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic2
Reducing the pressures of outpatient care: the potential role of patient-reported outcomes2
Price versus clinical guidelines in primary care statin prescribing: a retrospective cohort study and cost simulation model2
Digitally enabled social prescriptions: adaptive interventions to promote health in children and young people2
Doctor Who? Honorific titles and their influence on patients’ perceptions of healthcare professionals2
Patient safety in prisons: a multi-method analysis of reported incidents in England2
Addressing ethnic and global health inequalities in the era of artificial intelligence healthcare models: a call for responsible implementation2
The inequitable impact of Covid-19 among American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) communities is the direct result of centuries of persecution and racism2
Socioeconomic inequality, waiting time initiatives and austerity in Scotland: an interrupted time series analysis of elective hip and knee replacements and arthroscopies2
Using national electronic health records for pandemic preparedness: validation of a parsimonious model for predicting excess deaths among those with COVID-19–a data-driven retrospective cohort study2
The French road to Gavarret’s clinical application of probabilistic thinking Part 2: Louis-Denis-Jules Gavarret2
Machine learning-driven critical care decision making2
Key concepts for informed health choices. 1.4: trust based on the source of a claim alone can be misleading2
Surgeon-anatomist to robotic technician? The evolving role of the surgeon over three centuries2
Healing the schism: epidemiology, medicine and the public’s health2
Key concepts for informed health choices. 2.1: comparisons of treatments should be fair2
Planning for the emergence of vaccine-resistant SARS-CoV-2: addressing revaccination delivery bottlenecks2
U-turns or no turns? Charting a safer course in health policy2
Why workforce health should have a place in UK care reform2
Recommendations for a voluntary Long COVID Registry2
Writing about the plague2
C4: ‘Command, control, coordination and communication’ at NHS Nightingale, London: introducing the tactical commander2
The role of systematic reviews in identifying the limitations of preclinical animal research, 2000–2022: part 22
Financial difficulty in the medical profession2
Bridging the growing digital divide between NHS England’s hospitals2
Defoe’s Journal of the Plague Year: a study of risk management2
Social inequalities and extreme vulnerability of children and adolescents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic2
All roads lead to coronavirus2
Rationing decisions and the endowment effect2
Long COVID – What doesn’t kill you may not make you stronger2
Robert Boyle on the importance of reporting and replicating experiments2
Ethnic differences in success at application for consultant posts among United Kingdom physicians from 2011 to 2019: a retrospective cross-sectional observational study2
The path for medical associations to sponsor trustworthy guidelines: is it feasible?2
Healthcare workers potentially exposed to HIV: an update2
Resetting priorities in precision medicine: the role of social prescribing2
Better digital health data should be the foundation to transform outpatient consultations for people living with long-term conditions2
Investing resources to address social factors affecting health: the essential role of social prescribing2
The RECOVERY trial platform: a milestone in the development and execution of treatment evaluation during an epidemic2
The poor relation: health education in English schools2
Life, liberty and an independent NHS1
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: why the current US healthcare system is unconstitutional, illegal and failing the founding doctrines1
What would Dickens have to say about COVID endemicity and herd immunity?1
Key concepts for informed health choices. 1.1: assumptions that treatments are safe or effective can be misleading1
If I was minister of health I would disable ‘customer service’ reviews on the NHS website1
Single research ethics committee review for multinational trials is a misconception1
GPs finally challenge authority of Royal College of Surgeons1
It's the demography, stupid!1
Optimistic medicine1
Key concepts for informed health choices. 2.4: descriptions of effects should reflect the risk of being misled by the play of chance1
Post-trial provisions in the Declaration of Helsinki: a watered-down principle that needs to be strengthened1
There is nothing medically magical about machine learning1
When is a screening test not a screening test?1
Re-exploring the nexus between the health and education systems in the time of COVID-191
Policies on doctors’ declaration of interests in medical organisations: a thematic analysis1
Key concepts for informed health choices. 3.1: evidence should be relevant1
Psychology of envy towards medical colleagues1
Lessons from the pandemic for the future regulation of confidential patient information for research1
Trust in healthcare1
SARS-CoV-2: public health measures for managing the transition to endemicity1
Developing the collaboration between the James Lind Library and the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine1
Leslie Hore-Belisha and Lord Woolton: public health heroes with lessons for today’s crises1
Healthcare and feminism1
Carl Liebermeister and the emergence of modern medical statistics Part 2: the origin, use and limitations of his method1
Shakespeare’s empathy: enhancing connection in the patient–doctor relationship in times of crisis1
Carl Liebermeister and the emergence of modern medical statistics. Part 3: 19th-century criticism and a paradigm lost1
An assault upon women: reproductive rights in the US in the shadow of the 2022 US Supreme Court Ruling (the Dobbs ruling)1
Recent advances in treatment of haemodialysis1
Key concepts for informed health choices. 1.3: seemingly logical assumptions about treatments can be misleading1
Precision social prescriptions to promote active ageing in older people1
Key concepts for informed health choices. 3.2: expected advantages should outweigh expected disadvantages1
The Innovative Medicines Fund: a universal model for faster and fairer access to new promising medicines or a Trojan horse for low-value creep?1
Facilitating genetic testing after death: the ongoing duty of care to the deceased and their relatives1
COVID-21: just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water1
Learning from the vespertine doctors1
COVID-19: state failure is our misery and their jackpot1
Autocracy, medicine and health in the 21st century1
Expression of concern: Articles by Hans J. Eysenck1
Trial analysis by treatment allocated or by treatment received? Origins of ‘the intention-to-treat principle’ to reduce allocation bias: Part 21
How can we address the ever-pressing need to ‘green up’ surgical practice in the National Health Service?1
Leveraging the bi-directional links between health and education to promote long-term resilience and equality1
Reducing the risks of nuclear war: the role of health professionals1
Trial analysis by treatment allocated or by treatment received? Origins of ‘the intention-to-treat principle’ to reduce allocation bias: Part 11
A deathly silence: why has the number of people found decomposed in England and Wales been rising?1
Shenanigans in the deadhouse1
Vaccination against COVID-19 and the limitations of sanitary science1
‘Managed convergence’ in health system digitalisation1
Annual review of competency progression: time for universal ‘no blame’ ARCPs?1
The best and worst of role models across the generations1
Impact of COVID-19 vaccination on COVID-19 hospital admissions in England during 2021: an observational study1
Values to value’ for recovery and renewal: prudent healthcare the key to transforming the health and care system1
Giving and taking: ethical treatment assignment in controlled trials1
Living safely with COVID1
The (Harry) Gold standard: angina, suggestion and the path to the ‘double-blind’ test and clinical pharmacology. Part 1: angina relief and suggestion1
The (Harry) Gold standard: angina, suggestion and the path to the ‘double-blind’ test and clinical pharmacology. Part 3: the double blind and the rise of ‘clinical pharmacology’1
Sacred images of the West and alleviation of pain: belief, placebo and harnessing hope1
COVID-19 and the denial of structural racism1
Solutions to end pandemic and opioid crises1
The NHS: COVID-19’s next casualty1
SARS-CoV-2 infection risk among 77,587 healthcare workers: a national observational longitudinal cohort study in Wales, United Kingdom, April to November 20201
The prevention of the importation of infectious diseases in England in 18771
COVID-19 and the Summer of Blood of 13811
COVID-19 and the inequalities industry1