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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.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This report sets out the final evaluation of the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It starts with an overview of the evaluation methods. The next sections cover a literature review of community development in theory, research and local conte... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the final evaluation of the Priors Park Project, delivered as part of Tewkesbury Borough Council’s contribution to the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It documents the development of the project model and the deliver... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This section sets out the final evaluation report on the Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project, delivered as the Forest of Dean’s District Council project for the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It documents the development of the projec... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water (2020)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., & Biddle, M. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document is the final evaluation report for the Health Connect project, delivered as Bourton-on-the-Water’s contribution to the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It details the development of the project model and the delivery of key pr... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project (2020)
Report
Biddle, M., Jones, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the evaluation of the Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project, delivered as Cheltenham Borough Council’s project for the Strengthening Local Communities (SLC) programme. It documents the development of the project model a... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project (2020)
Report
Biddle, M., Jones, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the evaluation of the Kingsholm Community Building Project, delivered as Gloucester City Council’s project for the Strengthening Local Communities (SLC) programme. It documents the development of the project model and the deliv... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Forest Green project (2020)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., & Biddle, M. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Forest Green project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and Gloucestershire County Council

This document is the final evaluation report for the Forest Green project, delivered as Stroud’s contribution to the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It details the development of the project model and the delivery of key project activities... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Forest Green project.

Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Biddle, M., Gibson, A., & Evans, D. (2021). Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review. Health and Social Care in the Community, 29(1), 18-27. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13111

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is making great strides in promoting patient and public involvement (PPI) in health research across Europe, supporting patient organisations to be involved in the projects that it funds. Despite this, the lit... Read More about Attitudes and approaches to patient and public involvement across Europe: A systematic review.

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.

Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown (2020)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., Biddle, M., White, J., Ismail, S., McClean, S., …Sabey, A. (2020). Apart but not alone - Neighbour support and the Covid-19 lockdown

Initial findings from the survey in Bristol and the West Country, 6th - 12th April 2020 (days 14-20 of the UK Government Coronavirus Restrictions)

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.

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.

Patient and public involvement in research agenda-setting and clinical trials: why, when and how (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Biddle, M. (2019, July). Patient and public involvement in research agenda-setting and clinical trials: why, when and how. Presented at Evidence Live (EBMLive) 2019

Objectives The research agenda in medicines development has traditionally been established without input from its beneficiaries i.e. patients. However, patient and public involvement (PPI) is increasingly being recognised as important in medicines... Read More about Patient and public involvement in research agenda-setting and clinical trials: why, when and how.

Challenges and opportunities for involving patients and the public in acute antimicrobial medicine development research: An interview study (2019)
Journal Article
Gibson, A., Kok, M., Evans, D., Grier, S., & Macgowan, A. (2019). Challenges and opportunities for involving patients and the public in acute antimicrobial medicine development research: An interview study. BMJ Open, 9(4), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024918

Objectives: To explore what approaches to patient and public involvement (PPI) in antimicrobial medicines development are currently being utilised, what are the impacts of PPI on antimicrobial medicines development and what are the barriers to its im... Read More about Challenges and opportunities for involving patients and the public in acute antimicrobial medicine development research: An interview study.

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

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.

Patient and public involvement (PPI) in clinical trials (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Kok, M. (2019, March). Patient and public involvement (PPI) in clinical trials. Presented at Practical aspects of implementing patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines research

A workshop presentation on practical ways to involve patients and the public in clinical trials, a crucial stage in the antimicrobial medicines development lifecycle. This presentation focuses on the role of PPI in three processes: (1) trial design a... Read More about Patient and public involvement (PPI) in clinical trials.

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.

Developing a practical approach to evaluating public involvement in research (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Kok, M., Davies, R., & White, J. (2018, November). Developing a practical approach to evaluating public involvement in research

Aim: The session aims to share a prototype workshop on evaluating public involvement in research. Background: Public involvement (PI) in research has been steadily advancing in recent years. In the UK, we have strong policy commitment to PI in re... Read More about Developing a practical approach to evaluating public involvement in research.