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“They were aware of who I was as a person”: Patients’ and health professionals’ experiences of using the PEGASUS intervention to facilitate decision-making around breast reconstruction (2021)
Journal Article
Tollow, P., Paraskeva, N., Clarke, A., White, P., Powell, J., Cox, D., & Harcourt, D. (in press). “They were aware of who I was as a person”: Patients’ and health professionals’ experiences of using the PEGASUS intervention to facilitate decision-making around breast reconstruction. European Journal of Cancer Care, https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13464

Objective: Many women choose to have breast reconstruction after mastectomy, however, decision-making can be difficult and expectations are often unmet. The PEGASUS intervention (Patient Expectations and Goals: Assisting Shared Understanding of Surge... Read More about “They were aware of who I was as a person”: Patients’ and health professionals’ experiences of using the PEGASUS intervention to facilitate decision-making around breast reconstruction.

A natural experimental study of new walking and cycling infrastructure across the United Kingdom: The Connect2 programme (2020)
Journal Article
Le Gouais, A., Panter, J., Cope, A., Powell, J., Bird, E., Woodcock, J., …Foley, L. (2021). A natural experimental study of new walking and cycling infrastructure across the United Kingdom: The Connect2 programme. Journal of Transport and Health, 20, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2020.100968

Introduction: High quality evaluations of new walking and cycling routes are scarce and understanding contextual mechanisms influencing outcomes is limited. Using different types of data we investigate how context is associated with change in use of... Read More about A natural experimental study of new walking and cycling infrastructure across the United Kingdom: The Connect2 programme.

Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery? (2020)
Journal Article
Smith, L. K., Turner, E., Lenguerrand, E., Powell, J., & Palmer, S. (in press). Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery?. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1521

Purpose Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is highly successful but some patients will require later revision surgery. This pilot study evaluates the effects of long‐term follow‐up for patients undergoing revision hip replacement. Methods Consecutive... Read More about Pilot study: Is a long‐term follow‐up service beneficial for patients undergoing revision hip replacement surgery?.

A revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity programme for 8- to 10-year-olds: The Action 3:30R feasibility cluster RCT (2019)
Journal Article
Jago, R., Tibbitts, B., Porter, A., Sanderson, E., Bird, E., Powell, J., …Sebire, S. (2019). A revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity programme for 8- to 10-year-olds: The Action 3:30R feasibility cluster RCT. Public Health Research, 7(19), 1-158. https://doi.org/10.3310/phr07190

Abstract Background Many children do not meet the recommended guidelines for physical activity (PA). The after-school period may be a critical time for children to participate in PA. Teaching assistants are important within the school system and c... Read More about A revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity programme for 8- to 10-year-olds: The Action 3:30R feasibility cluster RCT.

General practice referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services: Applying the RE-AIM framework to evaluate the impact of a community-based physical activity programme for inactive adults with long-term conditions (2019)
Journal Article
Bird, E., Biddle, M., & Powell, J. (2019). General practice referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services: Applying the RE-AIM framework to evaluate the impact of a community-based physical activity programme for inactive adults with long-term conditions. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7701-5

Background: In the UK a high proportion of adults with long-term conditions do not engage in regular physical activity. General practice (GP) referral to community-based physical activity is one strategy that has gained traction in recent years. Howe... Read More about General practice referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services: Applying the RE-AIM framework to evaluate the impact of a community-based physical activity programme for inactive adults with long-term conditions.

Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, L., Powell, J., Dures, E., Palmer, S., Lenguerrand, E., Beswick, A., & Blom, A. (2019). Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed?

Abstract for BOA 2019 Although long-term follow up of joint replacement is advocated, in a national audit of 42 orthopaedic units, only 43% were continuing follow up beyond 5 years. Four studies were conducted using mixed methods research to address... Read More about Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed?.

Action 3:30R: Process evaluation of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds (2019)
Journal Article
Tibbitts, B., Porter, A., Sebire, S., Bird, E., Sanderson, E., Metcalfe, C., …Jago, R. (2019). Action 3:30R: Process evaluation of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7347-3

Background: Numerous interventions to increase children's physical activity levels are published, yet, few studies report indicators of external validity. Process evaluations are critical for assessing intervention implementation, sustainability and... Read More about Action 3:30R: Process evaluation of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds.

Cost-effectiveness of advanced life support and prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England: a decision analysis model (2019)
Journal Article
von Vopelius-Feldt, J., Powell, J., & Benger, J. R. (2019). Cost-effectiveness of advanced life support and prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England: a decision analysis model. BMJ Open, 9(7), e028574. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028574

Objectives: This research aimed to answer the following questions: What are the costs of prehospital advanced life support (ALS) and prehospital critical care for outof-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA)? What is the cost effectiveness of prehospital ALS... Read More about Cost-effectiveness of advanced life support and prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England: a decision analysis model.

Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies (2019)
Journal Article
Ige-Elegbede, J., Pilkington, P., Gray, S., & Powell, J. (2019). Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Preventive Medicine Reports, 15, 100952. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100952

Older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups experience a relatively higher burden of physical inactivity compared with their counterparts from non-BME groups. Despite the increasing number of qualitative studies investigating the barrier... Read More about Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies.

Thinking differently? Autism and quality of life (2019)
Journal Article
Smith, S. J., Powell, J. E., Summers, N., & Roulstone, S. (2019). Thinking differently? Autism and quality of life. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 24(2), 68-76. https://doi.org/10.1108/TLDR-05-2018-0014

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore perceptions of quality of life (QoL) of people with a dual diagnosis of learning disability and autism to facilitate a better understanding for clinical practice and service provision. Design/metho... Read More about Thinking differently? Autism and quality of life.

Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through general practice referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, E., Kok, M., & Powell, J. (2019, March). Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through general practice referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference, Bristol, England

Aim: This study used the Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation and Maintenance (RE-AIM) framework to evaluate the impact of CLICK into Activity, a 12-week community-based physical activity programme for inactive adults with (or at risk of) l... Read More about Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through general practice referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services.

Systematic review of community business related approaches to health and social care (2019)
Report
McClean, S., Ismail, S., Powell, J., Jones, M., Kimberlee, R., Bird, E., & Shaw, P. Systematic review of community business related approaches to health and social care

This report provides insight into the impact of community business-related approaches to health and social care on users’ outcomes, in particular exploring how effective they are in delivering outcomes for users. Community businesses are rooted with... Read More about Systematic review of community business related approaches to health and social care.

Action 3:30R: Results of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds (2019)
Journal Article
Jago, R., Tibbitts, B., Sanderson, E., Bird, E. L., Porter, A., Metcalfe, C., …Sebire, S. J. (2019). Action 3:30R: Results of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(1), 131. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16010131

Many children are not sufficiently physically active. We conducted a cluster-randomised feasibility trial of a revised after-school physical activity (PA) programme delivered by trained teaching assistants (TAs) to assess the potential evidence of pr... Read More about Action 3:30R: Results of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds.

Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through primary care referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services: Full evaluation report (2018)
Report
Bird, E., & Powell, J. Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through primary care referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services: Full evaluation report

In March 2013, Sport England launched a Lottery-funded initiative called ‘Get Healthy Get Active’ (GHGA), investing in numerous UK-based projects designed to tackle inactivity through participation in sport. CLICK into Activity, a social prescribin... Read More about Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through primary care referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services: Full evaluation report.

Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among Black and Minority Ethnic adults and older adults in the United Kingdom: A meta-ethnographic study (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Gray, S., & Powell, J. (2018, October). Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among Black and Minority Ethnic adults and older adults in the United Kingdom: A meta-ethnographic study. Presented at 7th International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress, Queen Elizabeth II Centre London, England

Introduction: Older adults from socially disadvantaged groups and BME groups experience a relatively higher burden of physical inactivity. BME communities in the UK experience a considerably higher burden of disease than non-BME counterparts. Despite... Read More about Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among Black and Minority Ethnic adults and older adults in the United Kingdom: A meta-ethnographic study.

Facts4Life: Phase II evaluation of the school-based resource. Final evaluation report (2018)
Report
Bird, E., Oliver, B., Beardmore, A., & Powell, J. (2018). Facts4Life: Phase II evaluation of the school-based resource. Final evaluation report

In April 2015 members of UWE's Centre for Public Health and Wellbeing were commissioned to undertake an evaluation of a school-based intervention, known as ‘Facts4Life'. The broad aim of the evaluation was to better understand the impact of Facts4Lif... Read More about Facts4Life: Phase II evaluation of the school-based resource. Final evaluation report.

Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through primary care referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services (2018)
Report
Bird, E., & Powell, J. (2018). Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through primary care referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services

In March 2013, Sport England launched a Lottery-funded initiative called ‘Get Healthy Get Active’ (GHGA), investing in numerous UK-based projects designed to tackle inactivity through participation in sport. CLICK into Activity, a social prescribin... Read More about Implementation of ‘CLICK into Activity’ in South Somerset: Social prescribing through primary care referral of ‘at risk’ populations to community leisure services.

Measuring the effectiveness of catch-up MMR delivered by school nurses compared to signposting to general practice on improving MMR coverage: A retrospective cohort study (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Altinoluk-Davis, F., Gray, S., Bray, I., & Powell, J. (2018, March). Measuring the effectiveness of catch-up MMR delivered by school nurses compared to signposting to general practice on improving MMR coverage: A retrospective cohort study. Presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference 2018

Aim: This study aims to determine the extent to which increased coverage of at least one dose and two doses of MMR differs between areas in which school nurses deliver catch-up MMR doses to adolescents in school settings, compared to signposting to g... Read More about Measuring the effectiveness of catch-up MMR delivered by school nurses compared to signposting to general practice on improving MMR coverage: A retrospective cohort study.