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DSM staff profile

Mr James Haddow

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Surgical Sciences (Dunedin)
QualificationsBSc(Hons) MBBS FRCS MD(Res)
Research summaryClinical audit software, collaborative research networks, perianal fistula disease
Teaching
  • Third year clinical skills
  • Fourth year clinical surgical attachments
Clinical
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including TEMS, TAMIS, and TaTME
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Perianal fistula disease
  • Pelvic floor disorders and anorectal physiology
  • Ventral mesh rectopexy

Research

James has joined us from the UK system with a wide portfolio of research interests.

His new role as Co-director for Otago Clinical Audit stems from an interest in software ever since he started programming on a BBC Microcomputer. To this role, he brings experience in coding relational databases, outcomes research experience and training in quality improvement. James also recently developed a COVID tracing app that was used in Dunedin Hospital foyer.

James has experience in growing research collaborations, having founded the London Surgical Research Group in 2010 - a trainee research collaborative that has amassed 800 members and produced 787 co-authors over 21 publications. James also worked as the network co-ordinator for the NIHR healthcare technology co-operative Enteric, which interfaced researchers and industry to develop new innovations in digestive diseases.

For his research degree, James studied perianal fistula disease and graduated with MD(Res) from Queen Mary University of London.

James also has a keen interest in quality improvement having completed a Darzi Fellowship in London, which included training with the King's Fund and Manchester Business School. He has gone on to redesign and improve several patient pathways, including the Day-case Abscess Pathway at Canterbury District Health Board.

Publications

RIFT Study Group on behalf of the West Midlands Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. B. (2020). Evaluation of appendicitis risk prediction models in adults with suspected appendicitis. Colorectal Disease, 107(1), 73-86. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11440

COVIDSurg Collaborative, including Haddow, J., Kennedy, R., & Pascoe, R. (2020). Elective surgery cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Global predictive modelling to inform surgical recovery plans. British Journal of Surgery, 107(11), 1440-1449. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11746

Haddow, J. B., Musbahi, O., MacDonald, T. T., & Knowles, C. H. (2019). Comparison of cytokine and phosphoprotein profiles in idiopathic and Crohn's disease-related perianal fistual. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology, 10(4), 42-53. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v10.i4.42

National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction Steering Group & National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction Collaborators, including Haddow, J. (2019). Outcomes following small bowel obstruction due to malignancy in the national audit of small bowel obstruction. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 45(12), 2319-2324. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.07.014

Antonowicz, S. S., Cavallaro, D., Jacques, N., Brown, A., Wiggins, T., Haddow, J. B., … Walden, A. (2018). Remote ischemic preconditioning for cardioprotection in elective inpatient abdominal surgery: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Anesthesiology, 18(1), 76. doi: 10.1186/s12871-018-0524-6

Journal - Research Article

RIFT Study Group on behalf of the West Midlands Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. B. (2020). Evaluation of appendicitis risk prediction models in adults with suspected appendicitis. Colorectal Disease, 107(1), 73-86. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11440

COVIDSurg Collaborative, including Haddow, J., Kennedy, R., & Pascoe, R. (2020). Elective surgery cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Global predictive modelling to inform surgical recovery plans. British Journal of Surgery, 107(11), 1440-1449. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11746

Haddow, J. B., Musbahi, O., MacDonald, T. T., & Knowles, C. H. (2019). Comparison of cytokine and phosphoprotein profiles in idiopathic and Crohn's disease-related perianal fistual. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology, 10(4), 42-53. doi: 10.4291/wjgp.v10.i4.42

National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction Steering Group & National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction Collaborators, including Haddow, J. (2019). Outcomes following small bowel obstruction due to malignancy in the national audit of small bowel obstruction. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 45(12), 2319-2324. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.07.014

Antonowicz, S. S., Cavallaro, D., Jacques, N., Brown, A., Wiggins, T., Haddow, J. B., … Walden, A. (2018). Remote ischemic preconditioning for cardioprotection in elective inpatient abdominal surgery: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Anesthesiology, 18(1), 76. doi: 10.1186/s12871-018-0524-6

Tang, S. S.-K., Kaptanis, S., Haddow, J. B., Mondani, G., Elsberger, B., Tasoulis, M. K., … Masannat, Y. (2017). Current margin practice and effect on re-excision rates following the publication of the SSO-ASTRO consensus and ABS consensus guidelines: A national prospective study of 2858 women undergoing breast-conserving therapy in the UK and Ireland. European Journal of Cancer, 84, 315-324. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2017.07.032

UK National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. B. (2017). Multicentre observational study of adherence to Sepsis Six guidelines in emergency general surgery. British Journal of Surgery, 104(2), e165-e171. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10432

Haddow, J. B., Walshe, M., Aggarwal, D., Thapar, A., Hardman, J., Wilson, J., … Mukhtar, H. (2016). Improving the diagnostic stage of the suspected colorectal cancer pathway: A quality improvement project. Healthcare, 4(3), 225-234. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2015.09.004

International Surgical Outcomes Study Group, including Haddow, J., Dixon, L., Kennedy, R., & Pascoe, R. (2016). Global patient outcomes after elective surgery: Prospective cohort study in 27 low-, middle- and high-income countries. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 117(5), 601, 609. doi: 10.1093/bja/aew316

Strong, S., Blencowe, N., Bhangu, A., on behalf of the National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Brown, A., & Haddow, J. B. (2015). How good are surgeons at identifying appendicitis? Results from a multi-centre cohort study. International Journal of Surgery, 15, 107-112. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.01.032

The United Kingdom National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Brown, A., & Haddow, J. B. (2014). Safety of short, in-hospital delays before surgery for acute appendicitis: Multicentre cohort study, systematic review, and meta-analysis. Annals of Surgery, 259(5), 894-903. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000000492

Ferguson, H. J. M., Hall, N. J., Bhangu, A., on behalf of the National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. B. (2014). A multicentre cohort study assessing day of week effect and outcome from emergency appendicectomy. BMJ Quality & Safety, 23(9), 732-740. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2013-002290

Haddow, J. B., Adwan, H., Clark, S. E., Tayeh, S., Antonowicz, S. S., Jayia, P., … Muirhead, L. J. (2014). Use of the surgical Apgar score to guide postoperative care. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 96(5), 352-358. doi: 10.1308/003588414X13946184900840

Singh, P., Turner, E. J. H., Cornish, J., Bhangu, A., on behalf of the National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. B. (2014). Safety assessment of resident grade and supervision level during emergency appendectomy: Analysis of a multicenter, prospective study. Surgery, 156(1), 28-38. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2014.04.007

Tiboni, S., Bhangu, A., Hall, N. J., on behalf of the Paediatric Surgery Trainees Research Network, and the National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. B. (2014). Outcome of appendicectomy in children performed in paediatric surgery units compared with general surgery units. British Journal of Surgery, 101(6), 707-714. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9455

Aiken, A. M., Haddow, J. B., Symons, N. R. A., Kaptanis, S., Katz-Summercorn, A. C., Debnath, D., … Knowles, C. H. (2013). Use of antibiotic prophylaxis in elective inguinal hernia repair in adults in London and south-east England: A cross-sectional survey. Hernia, 17(5), 657-664. doi: 10.1007/s10029-013-1061-3

National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Brown, A., & Haddow, J. B. (2013). Multicentre observational study of performance variation in provision and outcome of emergency appendicectomy. British Journal of Surgery, 100(9), 1240-1252. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9201

Naqvi, M., Ward, S. T., Dowswell, G., Donnelly, J., on behalf of the SWIFT group collaborators, including Haddow, J. B., & West Midlands Research Collaborative (WMRC). (2013). The influence of key clinical practices on the knowledge of first year doctors about the patients under their care. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 67(2), 181-188. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.12082

Haddow, J. B., Arshad, I., Redfern, A., & Agarwal, P. K. (2009). Massive small bowel infaction: A comparison of two cases. Gastroenterology Research, 2(4), 236-237. doi: 10.4021/gr2009.07.1302

Aziz, O., Athanasiou, T., Tekkis, P. P., Purkayastha, S., Haddow, J., Malinovski, V., … Darzi, A. (2006). Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in children: A meta-analysis. Annals of Surgery, 243(1), 17-27. doi: 10.1097/01.sla.0000193602.74417.14

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Journal - Research Other

RIFT Study Group on behalf of the West Midlands Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. B. (2018). Right Iliac Fossa Pain Treatment (RIFT) study: Protocol of an international, multicentre, prospective observational study. BMJ Open, 8, e017574. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017574

STARSurg Collaborative, including Haddow, J. (2017). Students' participation in collaborative research should be recognised. International Journal of Surgery, 39, 234-237. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2017.01.114

Nepogodiev, D., Chapman, S. J., Kolias, A. G., Fitzgerald, J. E., Lee, M., Blencowe, N. S., on behalf of the National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. (2017). The effect of trainee research collaboratives in the UK. Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2(4), 247-248. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(17)30033-X

Nepogodiev, D., on behalf of the National Surgical Research Collaborative, including Haddow, J. B. (2016). UK surgical trainees will continue to support European research collaboration. Lancet, 388(10043), 459-460. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31151-5

Bhangu, A., Kolias, A. G., Gardiner, M. D., McDermott, F. D., Skerritt, C., Harries, R. L., … Haddow, J. B., … Nicholson, G. (2015). Surgical training and clinical trial involvement: The trainees' view. BMJ, 350, h2773. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h2773

Symons, N. R. A., & Haddow, J. (2014). Multicentre research gets into training. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(12), 899. doi: 10.1111/ans.12828

Hotouras, A., Haddow, J. B., & Chan, C. L. (2014). Comment on Tozer et al.: Surgical management of rectovaginal fistual in a tertiary referral centre: Many techniques are needed. Colorectal Disease, 16(2), 144. doi: 10.1111/codi.12470

Haddow, J. B. (2013). re:How can we get high quality routing data to monitor the safety of devices and procedures?. BMJ, 346. Retrieved from https://www.bmj.com/content/346/bmj.f2782/rr/653648

Haddow, J., Muthapati, D., Arshad, I., Gupta, M., & Agarwal, P. (2007). Multiple bilateral choroidal metastasis from anal melanoma. International Journal of Clinical Oncology, 12(4), 303-304. doi: 10.1007/s10147-006-0651-9

Haddow, J., Sangal, S., & Agarwal, P. (2006). Superior mesenteric artery syndrome after restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: A case report. Internet Journal of Surgery, 13(1). Retrieved from https://ispub.com/IJS

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