Publications – journals and articles

Opinion pieces and invited editorials

Helen Sowerbutts, Caroline Fertleman. How best to use email with patients. BMJ Careers. 12th Jan 2016

Hannah K Mitchell, Alice L Fulton, Michael R Fertleman, Caroline R Fertleman. Are you “Jane” or “Dr Smith”? Does formality between trainers and trainees affect training and clinical practice? BMJ Careers. 2nd Dec 2015

Fertleman, C., & Carroll, W. (2013). Protecting students and promoting resilience. BMJ, 347, f5266.

Alexandra Brightwell, Susie Minson, Allison Ward, Caroline Fertleman. Returning to clinical training after maternity leave. BMJ Careers. Oct 9th 2013


Medical Education

Fertleman C, Delacroix S, Sher C, Pan X, Lumley S and Lim A (2017). Can a short interactive communication scenario in virtual reality alter future clinician behaviour to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing in General Practice? Frontiers (Public Health) Conference Abstract: 3rd UCL Centre for Behaviour Change Digital Health Conference 2017: Harnessing digital technology for behaviour change.
Mitchell R, Jacob H, Morrissey B, Chloe MacaulayKumudini GomezCaroline Fertleman. Managing outpatient consultations: from referral to discharge. 

Jacob, H., & Fertleman, C. R. Learning the hard way: 10 lessons for developing undergraduate curricula. Med Ed  2016;50(12):1186-1188.

Jacob, H., Alderman, B., & Fertleman, C. (2016). Webcast: We hope not the future of medical school teaching. Med Teach 2016;38(7):751.

Jacob, H., Alderman, B., & Fertleman, C. Maximizing medical student engagement in specialty placements: Ideas from child health. Med Teach 2016;38(7):751.

Jacob, H., Grodzinski, B., & Fertleman, C. Fifteen-minute consultation: problems in the healthy child—toilet training Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2016;101:3 119-123

HK Mitchell, A Fulton, MB Fertleman, CR Fertleman. Authority gradients in paediatrics – are paediatric consultants more likely to use informal address and what is the impact on team hierarchy? Arch Dis Child. 2016; 101:G141(P)

H Jacob, J Ho, S Connaire, N Bearpark, C Fertleman. Beyond the conference: getting orally presented education projects published. Arch Dis Child. 2016; 101:G79

CS Sen, H Race, P Saroey, C Fertleman. Growing future consultants – using START to cross the boundary between trainee and consultant. Arch Dis Child. 2016; 101:G207(P)

R Mitchell, C Fertleman. Improving trainees’ confidence in managing outpatients: complete clinic management. Arch Dis Child. 2016; 101:G206(P)

C von Stempel, G Hann, C Fertleman. New child protection body maps: design to implementation. Arch Dis Child. 2016; 101:G309(P)

S Stoll, L Congdon, C Fertleman. The future of paediatrics in 20 years time. Arch Dis Child. 2016; 101:G284(P)

Race, H., Sen, C., Kelly, C., & Fertleman, C. (2015). Open access video resource for paediatric exam revision. Medical Education, 49(11), 1164-1165.

Menzies, L., Minson, S., Brightwell, A., Davies-Muir, A., Long, A., & Fertleman, C. (2015). An evaluation of demographic factors affecting performance in a paediatric membership multiple-choice examination. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 91(1072), 72-76.

A Reece, C Fertleman. Aiming for the Apex. Real-time teaching of Medical Students in a compulsory multi-station assessment to assess the “does” at the top of Miller’s pyramid. Arch Dis Child. 2015; 100:G187(P)

HC Jacob, CR Fertleman. A national undergraduate child health curriculum: what are the core components? Arch Dis Child. 2015; 100:G176

H Race, D James, C Fertleman. Do the new formative work based placed assessments improve educational impact? Arch Dis Child. 2015; 100:G177

B Morrissey, P Winyard, C Fertleman. Evaluation of a Novel Mentorship Programme for Medical Students in Paediatrics. Arch Dis Child. 2015; 100:G180

LAC Menzies, SJ Smith, J Moreiras, CR Fertleman. Improving leadership and management skills in junior doctors approaching registrar level through a Transition to Leadership course. Arch Dis Child. 2015; 100:G179

KH Fawbert, DR James, P de Keyser, CR Fertleman. Reflections on safeguarding training: what new skills do paediatric trainees value? Arch Dis Child. 2015; 100:G181(P)

S Bali, H Jacob, C Fertleman. Child Safety Awareness in Medical Students: A Need for the Lollipop Lady. Arch Dis Child. 2015; 100:G499(P)

S Bali, H Jacob, C Fertleman. Child Nutrition: a “Need to Feed” Future Doctors. Arch Dis Child. 2015; 100: G362(P)

Birley, K. J., Moreiras, J., Fertleman, C. R., & Bates, I. (2014). Integrated pharmacy and medical student practical prescribing teaching. Medical Education, 48(5), 530-531.

Jacob, H., & Fertleman, C. (2014). G266 A national syllabus for undergraduate child health: views from the coalface. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 99(Suppl 1), A115. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2014-306237.263

Freiberger, D., Fertleman, C., Afseh, M., Sharpe, L., Goldman, D., Haems, Y., & Haems, A. (2014). G57(P) The United Nations Rights of a Child; what is the adolescent perspective?. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 99(Suppl 1), A23-A24.

Brightwell, A., Minson, S., Ward, A., Leigh, A., & Fertleman, C. (2013). G16(P) Supporting Trainees Returning from Maternity Leave – Establishing a Return to Clinical Training Course. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 98(Suppl 1), A13.

Kugler, B., Woodman, J., Carroll, J., Fertleman, C., & Gilbert, R. (2013). Child protection guidance needs to address parent behaviour.. Child Care Health Dev, 39(5), 760-761.

Funnell, D., Fertleman, C., Carrey, L., & Brierley, J. (2012). Quantitative valuation placed by children and teenagers on participation in two hypothetical research scenarios.. J Med Ethics, 38(11), 686-691.

Macaulay, C., & Fertleman, C. (2012). “What does it mean for our family?”: learning from paediatric patient journeys. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 97(Suppl 1), A180.

Fine-Goulden, M., & Fertleman, C. (2012). A questionnaire study of final year medical students investigating the factors influencing them to consider or reject a career in paediatrics. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 97(Suppl 1), A178-A179.

Haynes, L., Hann, G., Daniels, J., & Fertleman, C. (2012). Child protection in Haringey: a prospective observational study and audit of child protection procedures in two London hospitals. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 97(Suppl 1), A96.

Zalkin, M. D., Fertleman, C., & Hodes, D. (2011). Paediatric registrar’s views on current child protection training and willingness to undertake child protection work in the current climate: what needs to be done?. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(Supplement 1), A97.

Prince, N. J., Ross, J. G., Fertleman, C. R., & Watson, M. (2011). ‘Signpost’ – an innovative online solution to mapping resources to curriculum competences. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 96(Supplement 1), A24.


Molecular genetic analysis of Paroxysmal Extreme Pain Disorder

Fertleman, C. R., Ferrie, C. D., Aicardi, J., Bednarek, N. A. F., Eeg-Olofsson, O., Elmslie, F. V., Stephenson, J. B. P. (2007). Paroxysmal extreme pain disorder (previously familial rectal pain syndrome). NEUROLOGY, 69(6), 586-595.

Yiangou, Y., Facer, P., Chessell, I. P., Bountra, C., Chan, C., Fertleman, C., Anand, P. (2007). Voltage-gated ion channel Nav1.7 innervation in patients with idiopathic rectal hypersensitivity and paroxysmal extreme pain disorder (familial rectal pain).. Neurosci Lett, 427(2), 77-82.

Fertleman, C. R., Baker, M. D., Parker, K. A., Moffatt, S., Elmslie, F. V., Abrahamsen, B., . . . Rees, M. (2006). SCN9A mutations in paroxysmal extreme pain disorder: allelic variants underlie distinct channel defects and phenotypes. Neuron, 52, 767-774.

Fertleman, C. R., & Ferrie, C. D. (2006). What’s in a name–familial rectal pain syndrome becomes paroxysmal extreme pain disorder.. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 77(11), 1294-1295. doi:10.1136/jnnp.2006.089664

Fertleman, C., Gibbs, J., & Eisen, S. (2005). Video improved role play for teaching communication skills.. Med Educ, 39(11), 1155-1156.

Fertleman, C. R., Gardiner, R. M., Parker, K., & Rees, M. (2000). Molecular genetic analysis of an inherited disorder of pain sensation – familial rectal pain. In Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical Vol. 82 (pp. 1).


Clinical Research

Stokes, V., & Fertleman, C. (2015). Late neonatal presentation of reduced arm movement due to painful infective lymphadenopathy. BMJ Case Reports, 2015.

Winckworth, L. C., Tricot, T., Fertleman, C., & Blumberg, R. (2011). An unusual complication of endoscopic intestinal biopsy.. J Paediatr Child Health, 47(11), 842.

Murch, S. H., Fertleman, C. R., Rodrigues, C., Morgan, G., Klein, N. J., Meadows, N., Walker-Smith, J. A. (1999). Autoimmune enteropathy with distinct mucosal features in T-cell activation deficiency: the contribution of T cells to the mucosal lesion. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 28(4), 393-399.

Fertleman, C. R., Eastwood, J. A., & Dawling, S. (1999). Methadone poisoning in children. Proceedings of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health Spring Meeting. In Archives of Disease in Childhood Vol. 80 S1 (pp. A6).

Fertleman, C. R., Gallagher, A., & Rossiter, M. A. (1997). Evaluation of fast track admission policy for children with sickle cell crises: questionnaire survey of parents’ preferences.. BMJ, 315(7109), 650.

Blake, K. D., Fertleman, C. R., & Meates, M. A. (1993). Dangers of common cold treatments in children.. Lancet, 341(8845), 640.