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Exploring the views of planners and public health practitioners on integrating health evidence into spatial planning in England: a mixed-methods study (2020)
Journal Article
Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Mindell, J., Chang, M., …Petrokofsky, C. (in press). Exploring the views of planners and public health practitioners on integrating health evidence into spatial planning in England: a mixed-methods study. Journal of Public Health, https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdaa055

Background: This study explored barriers and facilitators to integrating health evidence into spatial planning at local authority levels and examined the awareness and use of the Public Health England Spatial Planning for Health resource. Methods:... Read More about Exploring the views of planners and public health practitioners on integrating health evidence into spatial planning in England: a mixed-methods study.

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, 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?.

Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: A mixed methods review (2019)
Journal Article
Ige, J., Gibbons, L., Bray, I., & Gray, S. (2019). Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: A mixed methods review. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-019-0825-6

Background Loneliness and social isolation are major determinants of mental wellbeing, especially among older adults. The effectiveness of interventions to address loneliness and social isolation among older adults has been questioned due to the lac... Read More about Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: A mixed methods review.

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.

Spatial planning and health: From evidence identification to implementation (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, E., Ige, J., & Pilkington, P. (2019, March). Spatial planning and health: From evidence identification to implementation. Presented at Spatial Planning for Health Seminar

On Thursday 14th March 2019 Paul Pilkington, Emma Bird and Janet Ige (CPHWB) attended the first annual Public Health England Spatial Planning for Health seminar at The Oval cricket ground in London. The team were invited to deliver the opening presen... Read More about Spatial planning and health: From evidence identification to implementation.

The state of the evidence: What we know, and don’t know, about the interaction of environment and health (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ige, J., & Pilkington, P. (2018, December). The state of the evidence: What we know, and don’t know, about the interaction of environment and health. Presented at Building health into the urban environment: Evidence and opportunities

As part of the Wellcome Trust-funded UPSTREAM project, a systematic review compiled evidence investigating the impact on health and wellbeing of five thematic areas of urban development design: transport, buildings, food, natural environment, and nei... Read More about The state of the evidence: What we know, and don’t know, about the interaction of environment and health.

Exploring the multidisciplinary extent of public health career structures in 12 countries: an exploratory mapping (2018)
Journal Article
Manyara, A., Buunaaisie, C., Annett, H., Bird, E., Bray, I., Ige, J., …Evans, D. (2018). Exploring the multidisciplinary extent of public health career structures in 12 countries: an exploratory mapping. Journal of Public Health, 40(4), e538-e544. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdy057

Background: While much is known about multidisciplinary public health (MDPH) professional practice in the UK which developed particularly in the 1990s, little is known about it in other settings especially low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Thi... Read More about Exploring the multidisciplinary extent of public health career structures in 12 countries: an exploratory mapping.

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

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.

The relationship between buildings and health: A systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Orme, J., Williams, B., Prestwood, E., Black, D., …Scally, G. (2019). The relationship between buildings and health: A systematic review. Journal of Public Health, 41(2), E121-E132. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdy138

© 2018 The Author(s). Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Faculty of 268 Public Health. All rights reserved. Background The built environment exerts one of the strongest directly measurable effects on physical and mental health, yet the... Read More about The relationship between buildings and health: A systematic review.

Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review (2018)
Journal Article
Bird, E., Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Pinto, A., Petrokofsky, C., & Burgess-Allen, J. (2018). Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review. BMC Public Health, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5870-2

© 2018 The Author(s). Background: The built and natural environment and health are inextricably linked. However, there is considerable debate surrounding the strength and quality of the evidence base underpinning principles of good practice for built... Read More about Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review.

Employability and career experiences of international graduates of MSc Public Health: a mixed methods study (2018)
Journal Article
Buunaaisie, C., Manyara, A., Annett, H., Bird, E., Bray, I., Ige, J., …Evans, D. (2018). Employability and career experiences of international graduates of MSc Public Health: a mixed methods study. Public Health, 160, 62-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2018.03.032

© 2018 The Royal Society for Public Health Objectives: This article aims to describe the public health career experiences of international graduates of a Master of Science in Public Health (MSc PH) programme and to contribute to developing the eviden... Read More about Employability and career experiences of international graduates of MSc Public Health: a mixed methods study.

Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, E., Ige, J., Pinto, A., & Pilkington, P. (2018, March). Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference

Aim: This umbrella review aimed to assess relationships between the built and natural environment and health, concentrating on five predefined topic areas: neighbourhood design, housing, food environment, natural and sustainable environment, and tran... Read More about Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review.

Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, E., Ige, J., Pinto, A., & Pilkington, P. (2018, January). Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review. Paper presented at AMPS 2018 Health: The Design, Planning and Politics of How and Where We Live

Aim: This umbrella review aimed to assess relationships between the built and natural environment and health, concentrating on five predefined topic areas: neighbourhood design, housing, food environment, natural and sustainable environment, and tran... Read More about Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review.

The role of home adaptations in improving later life (2017)
Report
Powell, J., Mackintosh, S., Bird, E., Ige, J., Garrett, H., & Roys, M. (2017). The role of home adaptations in improving later life

This report summarises the findings of a systematic review of the best, available scientific evidence on how home adaptations can contribute to improving later life. Living in a suitable home is crucially important to a good later life. The right h... Read More about The role of home adaptations in improving later life.

The impact of the built environment on health: An evidence review (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Black, D., & Prestwood, E. (2017, October). The impact of the built environment on health: An evidence review. Presented at Healthy City Design International

As part of the Wellcome Trust-funded UPSTREAM project, a systematic review compiled evidence investigating the impact on health and wellbeing of five thematic areas of urban development design: transport, buildings, food, natural environment, and nei... Read More about The impact of the built environment on health: An evidence review.

Spatial planning for health: An evidence resource for planning and designing healthy places (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Pinto, A., Bird, E., Ige, J., Burgess-Allen, J., & Pilkington, P. (2017, September). Spatial planning for health: An evidence resource for planning and designing healthy places. Paper presented at 14th International Conference on Urban Health. Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals

Introduction: There is considerable debate about the strength and quality of the evidence base which underpins principles of good design of the lived environment and the causal pathways to good mental and physical health. In England, there has been n... Read More about Spatial planning for health: An evidence resource for planning and designing healthy places.

Recruitment, employability and career development for international students undertaking the UWE MSc Public Health: Final report (2017)
Report
Buunaaisie, C., Manyara, A., Annett, H., Bird, E., Bray, I., Ige, J., …Evans, D. (2017). Recruitment, employability and career development for international students undertaking the UWE MSc Public Health: Final report

Executive Summary Background Over the last decade, the MSc Public Health at UWE has successfully recruited many international students. An issue for the university in promoting the benefits of the programme internationally is that there is a good c... Read More about Recruitment, employability and career development for international students undertaking the UWE MSc Public Health: Final report.

Estimating the prevalence, hospitalisation and mortality from type 2 diabetes mellitus in Nigeria: A systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Oni, G., Amoo, E. O., Aderemi, A. V., Adeloye, D., Ige, J., Adeleye, N., & Auta, A. (2017). Estimating the prevalence, hospitalisation and mortality from type 2 diabetes mellitus in Nigeria: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 7(5), e015424. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015424

© Article author(s) (or their employer(s) unless otherwise stated in the text of the article) 2017. All rights reserved. Background: There is not yet a comprehensive evidence-based epidemiological report on type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Nigeria.... Read More about Estimating the prevalence, hospitalisation and mortality from type 2 diabetes mellitus in Nigeria: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


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