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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, 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.

Disabled young people's hopes and dreams in a rapidly changing society: A co-production peer research study (2020)
Journal Article
Curran, T., Jones, M., Ferguson, S., Reed, M., Lawrence, A., Cull, N., & Stabb, M. (in press). Disabled young people's hopes and dreams in a rapidly changing society: A co-production peer research study. Disability and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2020.1755234

The idea that disabled children and young people should be at the centre of decision making about their future is promoted in policy practice and research, yet this often translates into a narrow agenda on transitions through services and benefit sys... Read More about Disabled young people's hopes and dreams in a rapidly changing society: A co-production peer research study.

The community-based prevention of diabetes (ComPoD) study: A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of a voluntary sector-led diabetes prevention programme (2019)
Journal Article
Smith, J. R., Greaves, C. J., Thompson, J. L., Taylor, R. S., Jones, M., Armstrong, R., …Abraham, C. (2019). The community-based prevention of diabetes (ComPoD) study: A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of a voluntary sector-led diabetes prevention programme. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-019-0877-3

© 2019 The Author(s). Objective: This two-site randomised trial compared the effectiveness of a voluntary sector-led, community-based diabetes prevention programme to a waiting-list control group at 6 months, and included an observational follow-up o... Read More about The community-based prevention of diabetes (ComPoD) study: A randomised, waiting list controlled trial of a voluntary sector-led diabetes prevention programme.

Important times for breastfeeding support: a qualitative study of mothers’ experiences (2019)
Journal Article
Fraser, M., Dowling, S., Oxford, L., Ellis, N., & Jones, M. (2020). Important times for breastfeeding support: a qualitative study of mothers’ experiences. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 58(2), 71-82. https://doi.org/10.1080/14635240.2019.1676811

Breastfeeding rates in the UK remain persistently low, with a rapid fall off during the first 6–8 weeks. The work of healthcare and public health practitioners impacts on mothers’ experiences of infant feeding. Support, promotion and protection of br... Read More about Important times for breastfeeding support: a qualitative study of mothers’ experiences.

Integrating local knowledge into a national programme: Evidence from a community-based diabetes prevention education programme (2019)
Journal Article
Kok, M., Bryant, L., Cook, C., Blackmore, S., & Jones, M. (2019). Integrating local knowledge into a national programme: Evidence from a community-based diabetes prevention education programme. Healthcare, 7(1), 38. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare7010038

Type 2 diabetes prevention is a major priority for healthcare services and public health. This study aimed to evaluate how a local authority in England piloted a diabetes prevention programme. The South Gloucestershire Diabetes Prevention (Pilot) Pro... Read More about Integrating local knowledge into a national programme: Evidence from a community-based diabetes prevention education programme.

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.

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.

ImaYDiT - Imagining young disabled people's transitions in a time of major societal change: Research project report (2018)
Report
Jones, M., Curran, T., Ferguson, S., Reed, M., Cull, N., Lawrence, A., …Paterson, Z. (2018). ImaYDiT - Imagining young disabled people's transitions in a time of major societal change: Research project report

ImaYDiT was funded by DRILL – Disability Research for Independent Living and Learning. This is supported by the Big Lottery Fund. WiltsCIL staff, members of WiltsCIL Coproduction Group and researchers at UWE came up with the original idea for this p... Read More about ImaYDiT - Imagining young disabled people's transitions in a time of major societal change: Research project report.

Every city a food growing city? What food growing Schools London reveals about city strategies for food system sustainability (2018)
Journal Article
Pitt, H., Jones, M., & Weitkamp, E. (2018). Every city a food growing city? What food growing Schools London reveals about city strategies for food system sustainability. Sustainability, 10(8), 2924. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10082924

© 2018 by the authors. Cities have emerged as leaders in food system innovation and transformation, but their potential can be limited by the absence of supportive governance arrangements. This study examined the value of Food Growing Schools London... Read More about Every city a food growing city? What food growing Schools London reveals about city strategies for food system sustainability.

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.

An investigation of the impact of flood defences on UK residential house prices (2018)
Journal Article
Still, O., & Lamond, J. (2018). An investigation of the impact of flood defences on UK residential house prices

The UK has always experienced flooding, and during the 20th and 21st century numerous flood events caused momentous damage to the state and value of property, occasionally causing loss of life. The detrimental impact of flooding in the UK has height... Read More about An investigation of the impact of flood defences on UK residential house prices.

Implementation fidelity of a voluntary sector-led diabetes education programme (2017)
Journal Article
Kok, M., Jones, M., Solomon-Moore, E., & Smith, J. (2018). Implementation fidelity of a voluntary sector-led diabetes education programme. Health Education, 118(1), 62-81. https://doi.org/10.1108/HE-04-2017-0019

© 2018, © Michele S.Y. Kok, Mat Jones, Emma Solomon-Moore and Jane R. Smith. Purpose: The quality of voluntary sector-led community health programmes is an important concern for service users, providers and commissioners. Research on the fidelity of... Read More about Implementation fidelity of a voluntary sector-led diabetes education programme.

Food Settings and the health and wellbeing of older people: An annotated bibliography and summary of the literature (2017)
Working Paper
Ismail, S. U., & Jones, M. Food Settings and the health and wellbeing of older people: An annotated bibliography and summary of the literature

Little evidence has been collated on the role that food settings play in the health and wellbeing of older people. The purpose of this bibliography is to bring together evidence from a variety of fields and to begin to identify common themes, key lea... Read More about Food Settings and the health and wellbeing of older people: An annotated bibliography and summary of the literature.

Sustainable food cities: Phase 2 evaluation, scoping research (2017)
Report
Hills, S., & Jones, M. (2017). Sustainable food cities: Phase 2 evaluation, scoping research

This report summarises findings from the baseline evaluation Sustainable Food Cities (SFC) Phase 2 programme, which runs from 2016 to 2019. This is based on a small study consisting of semi-structured interviews with representatives from eight urban... Read More about Sustainable food cities: Phase 2 evaluation, scoping research.

Measuring the social value of prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in a community setting (2017)
Journal Article
Clifford, Z., Jones, M., Solomon-Moore, E., Kok, M., & Kimberlee, R. (2017). Measuring the social value of prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in a community setting. https://doi.org/10.14738/assrj.416.3315

Background: Type 2 diabetes affects 1 in 20 people over the age of 65. Although there is growing evidence around the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions to prevent or delay the onset of this disease, there is limited evidence of the wider social... Read More about Measuring the social value of prevention and management of type 2 diabetes in a community setting.

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.

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

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).

Association between food for life, a whole setting healthy and sustainable food programme, and primary school children’s consumption of fruit and vegetables: A Cross-Sectional study in England (2017)
Journal Article
Jones, M., Pitt, H., Oxford, L., Bray, I., Kimberlee, R., & Orme, J. (2017). Association between food for life, a whole setting healthy and sustainable food programme, and primary school children’s consumption of fruit and vegetables: A Cross-Sectional study in England. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(6), 639. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14060639

© 2017 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. The promotion of dietary health is a public health priority in England and in other countries. Research shows that the majority of children do not consume the recommended amount of fruit and v... Read More about Association between food for life, a whole setting healthy and sustainable food programme, and primary school children’s consumption of fruit and vegetables: A Cross-Sectional study in England.

Inter-sectoral Transfer of the Food for Life Settings Framework in England (2017)
Journal Article
Jones, M., Gray, S., Jones, M., Means, R., Orme, J., Pitt, H., & Salmon, D. (2018). Inter-sectoral Transfer of the Food for Life Settings Framework in England. Health Promotion International, 33(5), 781-790. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dax017

© The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. Organisational settings such as schools, workplaces and hospitals are well recognised as key environments for health promotion. Whilst there is extensive literature on spec... Read More about Inter-sectoral Transfer of the Food for Life Settings Framework in England.


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