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Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England (2020)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Marco, E., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (2022). Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England. Cities and Health, 6(2), 326-338. https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1736738

Architects can play a key role in the wider public health workforce, in ensuring building and urban design is health promoting. However, there is no requirement to teach health by architectural accreditation bodies across Europe. To evaluate the long... Read More about Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England.

Healthy buildings for a healthy city: Is the public health evidence base informing current building policies? (2020)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Prestwood, E., Marsh, R., Ige, J., Williams, B., Pilkington, P., …Michalec, A. (2020). Healthy buildings for a healthy city: Is the public health evidence base informing current building policies?. Science of the Total Environment, 719, Article 137146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137146

Research has demonstrated that housing quality is a key urban intervention in reducing health risks and improving climate resilience, addressing a key ambition of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Yet housing quality remains a problem... Read More about Healthy buildings for a healthy city: Is the public health evidence base informing current building policies?.

A guide to architecture for the public health workforce (2019)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (2020). A guide to architecture for the public health workforce. Public Health, 178, 120-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.09.013

Background Public health and environmental challenges facing the world in the 21st century, including the ageing population, increasing urbanisation, rise of non-communicable diseases and climate instability, require an interdisciplinary response.... Read More about A guide to architecture for the public health workforce.

Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records (2014)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. A. (2014). Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records. BMC Public Health, 14, Article 78. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-78

Background: Deaths and injuries on the road remain a major cause of premature death among young people across the world. Routinely collected data usually focuses on the mechanism of road traffic collisions and basic demographic data of those involved... Read More about Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records.

Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme (2013)
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De Viggiani, N., Daykin, N., Moriarty, Y., & Pilkington, P. (2013). Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme

There is growing evidence from across the arts and health field that suggests that participatory arts programmes can contribute to health improvement, emotional resilience and social reintegration, among vulnerable and excluded groups including crimi... Read More about Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme.

Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review (2013)
Journal Article
Daykin, N., De Viggiani, N., Pilkington, P., & Moriarty, Y. (2013). Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review. Health Promotion International, 28(2), 197-210. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/das005

Youth justice is an important public health issue. There is growing recognition of the need to adopt effective, evidence-based strategies for working with young offenders. Music interventions may be particularly well suited to addressing risk factors... Read More about Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review.

Engaging a wider public health workforce for the future: A public health practitioner in residence approach (2013)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Marco, E., Grant, M., & Orme, J. (2013). Engaging a wider public health workforce for the future: A public health practitioner in residence approach. Public Health, 127(5), 427-434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2012.12.026

This paper outlines and assesses a project that sought to use a studio residency (a public health practitioner in residence) as a vehicle to introduce public health issues and concepts into the curricula of a studio cohort of fifth and sixth year arc... Read More about Engaging a wider public health workforce for the future: A public health practitioner in residence approach.

Coroners’ records for action on road safety (CARS) in Wiltshire (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. (2013, February). Coroners’ records for action on road safety (CARS) in Wiltshire. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference 2013, Weston-Super-Mare, UK

Taking the long view: A systematic review reporting long-term perspectives on child unintentional injury (2012)
Journal Article
Towner, E. M. L., Mytton, J., Powell, J., Pilkington, P., & Gray, S. (2012). Taking the long view: A systematic review reporting long-term perspectives on child unintentional injury. Injury Prevention, 18(5), 334-342. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040343

Objective The relative significance of child injury as a cause of preventable death has increased as mortality from infectious diseases has declined. Unintentional child injuries are now a major cause of death and disability across the world with the... Read More about Taking the long view: A systematic review reporting long-term perspectives on child unintentional injury.

Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao (2012)
Journal Article
Chan, S. H., Pilkington, P., & Wan, Y. K. P. (2012). Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31(3), 728-734. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2011.09.009

Exposure to second hand smoke (SHS) is a major health concern. This study sought to examine the smoking behaviors of casino workers in Macao, and explore how workplace smoking policies might affect that behavior. A majority of casino workers who smok... Read More about Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao.

Coroners’ records for Action on Road Safety (CARS) in Wiltshire (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. (2012, June). Coroners’ records for Action on Road Safety (CARS) in Wiltshire. Poster presented at Changing Lives, Changing Society, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Integration of health into urban spatial planning through impact assessment: Identifying governance and policy barriers and facilitators (2012)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Barton, H., Gray, S., Lease, H., & Pilkington, P. (2012). Integration of health into urban spatial planning through impact assessment: Identifying governance and policy barriers and facilitators. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 32(1), 187-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2011.08.003

This article presents the results of a review of literature examining the barriers and facilitators in integrating health in spatial planning at the local, mainly urban level, through appraisals. Our literature review covered the UK and non UK experi... Read More about Integration of health into urban spatial planning through impact assessment: Identifying governance and policy barriers and facilitators.

Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK (2011)
Journal Article
Heffernan, J., & Pilkington, P. (2011). Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK. Journal of Mental Health, 20(4), 368-380. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638237.2011.556159

Background. High levels of unemployment among persons with mental illness are a significant social disability. The individual placement and support (IPS) model of vocational support has been shown to be effective in establishing persons with mental h... Read More about Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK.

Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England (2011)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Grant, M., & Burgess, S. (2011). Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England. PROJECT: Journal of the Department of Planning and Architecture, 3, 27-29

This paper examines an exciting regional programme that sought to develop the capability and capacity of public health and planning professionals to engage in Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of new residential developments. Health Impact Assessment i... Read More about Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England.

Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience (2010)
Journal Article
Regmi, K. R., Naidoo, J., Pilkington, P., & Greer, A. (2010). Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 24(4), 361-382. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777261011064986

Purpose: Despite enormous progress in health globally, primary healthcare services in many developing countries are facing different challenges. Many studies have documented that decentralisation could be useful in supporting and developing health se... Read More about Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience.

Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities (2010)
Journal Article
Adams, E., Lock, K., Adams, E., Pilkington, P., Duckett, K., Gilmore, A., & Marston, C. (2010). Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities. Tobacco Control, 19(5), 391-397. https://doi.org/10.1136/tc.2009.032318

Objective To explore social and behavioural impacts of English smoke-free legislation (SFL) in different ethnic groups. Design A longitudinal, qualitative panel study of smokers using in-depth interviews conducted before and after introduction of SFL... Read More about Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities.

Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Pilkington, P. (2010, September). Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention. Paper presented at Safety 2010: World Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London, UK

There is a renewed emphasis on the importance of place as a major health determinant, including the need to promote healthier and more sustainable environments and communities. This is in the main a response to two of the most pressing public health... Read More about Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention.

Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes (2010)
Journal Article
Evans, D., Pilkington, P., & McEachran, M. (2010). Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 418-426. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdq014

Background: There has been a philosophical commitment to participation in public health since the 1970s. UK policy rhetoric on participation in public health has been particularly marked since 1997. It is less clear that participatory approaches have... Read More about Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes.