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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.

The South Gloucestershire Diabetes Prevention Pilot project (SGDPP) (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kok, M., Bryant, L., Jones, M., Elvin, R., Cook, C., Coleborn, S., & Blackmore, S. (2017, June). The South Gloucestershire Diabetes Prevention Pilot project (SGDPP). Poster presented at Faculty of Public Health Conference, Telford, England

Background NICE recommends intensive lifestyle change programmes for ‘at-risk’ individuals, to prevent or delay onset of type 2 diabetes. This project offered the opportunity for individuals to receive such support and education, previously unavaila... Read More about The South Gloucestershire Diabetes Prevention Pilot project (SGDPP).

Improving hospital food: Evaluating the impact of the Soil Association Food for Life programme (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, S., Means, R., Orme, J., Pitt, H., Jones, M., & Salmon, D. (2016, June). Improving hospital food: Evaluating the impact of the Soil Association Food for Life programme. Poster presented at Food: The Forgotten Medicine, Royal Society of Medicine, London

To evaluate the progress of FFL within the hospital setting A case study approach with three pathfinder organisations working with the SA (Barts Health, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. S... Read More about Improving hospital food: Evaluating the impact of the Soil Association Food for Life programme.

The Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD) trial and service evaluation of the Living Well, Taking Control programme (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Smith, J. R., Greaves, C., Jones, M., Kok, M., Thompson, J. L., Armstrong, R., …Abraham, C. (2016, March). The Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD) trial and service evaluation of the Living Well, Taking Control programme. Presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference 2016, Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel, Bristol

Aims: To assess whether an existing community-based diabetes prevention programme delivered by voluntary sector providers is effective in modifying diabetes risk factors in adults with “pre-diabetes”. Background: Type 2 diabetes is a growing publi... Read More about The Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD) trial and service evaluation of the Living Well, Taking Control programme.

Evaluating the fidelity of implementation of a voluntary sector-led, community-based diabetes prevention and management programme (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Kok, M., Jones, M., Solomon-Moore, E., Smith, J., Greaves, C., Keable, J., & Walsh, A. (2016, March). Evaluating the fidelity of implementation of a voluntary sector-led, community-based diabetes prevention and management programme. Poster presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference, Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel

Aim: To assess the fidelity of implementation of a community-based diabetes prevention and management programme (“Living Well, Taking Control”, LWTC). Background: LWTC is a group-based education intervention promoting healthy lifestyle changes for... Read More about Evaluating the fidelity of implementation of a voluntary sector-led, community-based diabetes prevention and management programme.

Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD): A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of the Living Well, Taking Control programme (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Smith, J., Greaves, C., Thompson, J., Jones, M., Armstrong, R., Coleman, S., …Abraham, C. (2015, December). Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD): A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of the Living Well, Taking Control programme. Presented at 2015 11th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting: ‘Biology, Behaviour & Environment’, Newcastle, UK

Type 2 diabetes is a growing public health challenge. NICE guidance recommends diabetes prevention in people at high risk via intensive lifestyle interventions promoting weight loss through diet and physical activity. However, there are few robustly... Read More about Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD): A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of the Living Well, Taking Control programme.

Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD): A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of the voluntary sector-led Living Well, Taking Control programme (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Smith, J., Greaves, C., Thompson, J., Jones, M., Walsh, A., Sewell, L., …Abraham, C. (2015, September). Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD): A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of the voluntary sector-led Living Well, Taking Control programme. Poster presented at Public Health England Annual Conference 2015, University of Warwick, UK

Type 2 diabetes is a serious, expensive and growing public health challenge. NICE guidance recommends diabetes prevention in people at high risk via intensive lifestyle interventions promoting weight loss. There are few robustly evaluated ‘real-world... Read More about Community-based Prevention of Diabetes (ComPoD): A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of the voluntary sector-led Living Well, Taking Control programme.

Improving hospital food: Evaluating the impact of the Soil Association Food for Life programme (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Gray, S., Means, R., Orme, J., Pitt, H., Jones, M., & Salmon, D. (2015, September). Improving hospital food: Evaluating the impact of the Soil Association Food for Life programme. Poster presented at Public Health England Annual Conference 2015, University of Warwick, UK

Food for Life (FFL) is an initiative which aims to encourage a healthy, sustainable food culture in communities, and is led by the Soil Association (SA), a UK charity. Thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant, FFL have been able to develop the programme wi... Read More about Improving hospital food: Evaluating the impact of the Soil Association Food for Life programme.

Sustainable sustenance in school: organic, seasonal and local food agendas stretch the public health debate (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Orme, J., Jones, M., Salmon, D., Morgan, K., & Morley, A. (2009, July). Sustainable sustenance in school: organic, seasonal and local food agendas stretch the public health debate. Poster presented at BSA Food Studies Group, London, England

In recent years food in school has become an emotive issue that has captured considerable public attention. School food appears to surface a wide range of contentious social issues that include the boundaries between public and private spheres, cultu... Read More about Sustainable sustenance in school: organic, seasonal and local food agendas stretch the public health debate.

Findings of the Rock Challenge Evaluation (2004)
Presentation / Conference
Murphy, S., Salmon, D., Orme, J., Jones, M., & Kimberlee, R. (2004, April). Findings of the Rock Challenge Evaluation. Paper presented at South West Regional Public Health Scientific Conference, Weston Super Mare, UK