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Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research. (2024)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., Gibson, A., Biddle, M., & Hobbs, L. (2024). Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research. PEC Innovation, 4, Article 100281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pecinn.2024.100281

Patient and public involvement (PPI) in health research is now well-established, whilst science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research has shifted from a focus on science communication alone to public engagement (PE) within its rese... Read More about Public involvement and public engagement: An example of convergent evolution? Findings from a conceptual qualitative review of patient and public involvement, and public engagement, in health and scientific research..

Connecting communities programme evaluation: Small grants fund (2023)
Report
Biddle, M., Dodd, E., Beardmore, A., & Jones, M. (2023). Connecting communities programme evaluation: Small grants fund. University of the West of England: Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System

This is a report on the evaluation of the Connecting Communities Small Grants Fund, one of five pilot projects developed by Age UK Bristol (AUKB) for the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (BNSSG ICS) Ageing Well... Read More about Connecting communities programme evaluation: Small grants fund.

Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic (2023)
Report
Biddle, M., Dodd, E., & Jones, M. (2023). Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic. University of the West of England: Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System

This is a report on the evaluation of the Connecting Communities Integrated Leg Care Clinic (ILCC), one of five pilot projects developed by Age UK Bristol (AUKB) for the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (BNSSG... Read More about Connecting communities programme evaluation: Integrated leg care clinic.

Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Biddle, M., & Jones, M. (2020, September). Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown. Presented at Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research e-Conference 2020 - ‘Times like these’: Researching civil society responses to and recovery from COVID-19

Our presentation covers the following themes: (a) Characteristics of neighbour support during the UK COVID-19 lockdown, including a comparison with more formal voluntary and statutory sector support; (b) relationship between area-based deprivation an... Read More about Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the final evaluation of the Priors Park Project, delivered as part of Tewkesbury Borough Council’s contribution to the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It documents the development of the project model and the deliver... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Forest Green project (2020)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., & Biddle, M. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Forest Green project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and Gloucestershire County Council

This document is the final evaluation report for the Forest Green project, delivered as Stroud’s contribution to the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It details the development of the project model and the delivery of key project activities... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Forest Green project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project (2020)
Report
Biddle, M., Jones, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the evaluation of the Kingsholm Community Building Project, delivered as Gloucester City Council’s project for the Strengthening Local Communities (SLC) programme. It documents the development of the project model and the deliv... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project (2020)
Report
Biddle, M., Jones, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the evaluation of the Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project, delivered as Cheltenham Borough Council’s project for the Strengthening Local Communities (SLC) programme. It documents the development of the project model a... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This section sets out the final evaluation report on the Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project, delivered as the Forest of Dean’s District Council project for the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It documents the development of the projec... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water (2020)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., & Biddle, M. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document is the final evaluation report for the Health Connect project, delivered as Bourton-on-the-Water’s contribution to the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It details the development of the project model and the delivery of key pr... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This report sets out the final evaluation of the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It starts with an overview of the evaluation methods. The next sections cover a literature review of community development in theory, research and local conte... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report.

Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Biddle, M., Gibson, A., & Evans, D. (2021). Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review. Health and Social Care in the Community, 29(1), 18-27. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13111

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is making great strides in promoting patient and public involvement (PPI) in health research across Europe, supporting patient organisations to be involved in the projects that it funds. Despite this, the lit... Read More about Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review.

Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, M., Beardmore, A., Biddle, M., Gibson, A., Ismail, S. U., McClean, S., & White, J. (2020). Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown. Emerald Open Research, 2, Article 37. https://doi.org/10.35241/emeraldopenres.13731.1

Background: Evidence from a range of major public health incidents shows that neighbour-based action can have a critical role in emergency response, assistance and recovery. However, there is little research to date on neighbour-based action during t... Read More about Apart but not alone? A cross-sectional study of neighbour support in a major UK urban area during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown (2020)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Biddle, M., White, J., Ismail, S., McClean, S., …Sabey, A. (2020). Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown

Initial findings from the survey in Bristol and the West Country, 6th - 12th April 2020 (days 14-20 of the UK Government Coronavirus Restrictions)