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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.

Synthesising conceptual frameworks for patient and public involvement in research - A critical appraisal of a meta-narrative review (2018)
Journal Article
Evans, D., Hopewell-Kelly, N., Kok, M., & White, J. (2018). Synthesising conceptual frameworks for patient and public involvement in research - A critical appraisal of a meta-narrative review. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 18(1), 116. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-018-0572-0

© 2018 The Author(s). Background: A number of conceptual frameworks for patient and public involvement (PPI) in research have been published in recent years. Although some are based on empirical research and/or existing theory, in many cases the basi... Read More about Synthesising conceptual frameworks for patient and public involvement in research - A critical appraisal of a meta-narrative review.

Patient and public involvement toolkit for antimicrobial medicines development research (2018)
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Kok, M., Gibson, A., Evans, D., Grier, S., & MacGowan, A. (2018). Patient and public involvement toolkit for antimicrobial medicines development research

PPI is a rapidly growing and important global movement. PPI specifically in antimicrobial medicines development research, however, is new and unfamiliar. There is currently a lack of literature and clear practical guidance focusing on PPI in this are... Read More about Patient and public involvement toolkit for antimicrobial medicines development research.

Practical guide: Patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research (2018)
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Kok, M., Gibson, A., Evans, D., Grier, S., & MacGowan, A. (2018). Practical guide: Patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research

Patient and public involvement (PPI) in antimicrobial medicines development research is new and unfamiliar. There are few established patient support groups or voluntary organisations in the field of infection sciences given the short-term nature of... Read More about Practical guide: Patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research.

The South Gloucestershire Diabetes Prevention Pilot Project (SGDPP) (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bryant, L., & Kok, M. (2018, March). The South Gloucestershire Diabetes Prevention Pilot Project (SGDPP). Poster presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference 2018

Aim: This pilot study examined the impact, implementation, and delivery costs of a group-based diabetes prevention education programme for participants at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Background: NICE recommends intensive lifestyle change... Read More about The South Gloucestershire Diabetes Prevention Pilot Project (SGDPP).

Finding and engaging patients and the public to work collaboratively on an acute infection microbiology research public panel (2018)
Journal Article
Grier, S., Evans, D., Gibson, A., Chin, T. L., Stoddart, M., Kok, M., …Macgowan, A. (2018). Finding and engaging patients and the public to work collaboratively on an acute infection microbiology research public panel. Research Involvement and Engagement, 4(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-018-0083-5

© The Author(s). Background In 2015 the microbiology research team became involved in a large European programme of research aiming to bring new antimicrobial drugs onto the market to combat the increasing problem of multi-drug resistant infection. W... Read More about Finding and engaging patients and the public to work collaboratively on an acute infection microbiology research public panel.

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.

Developing a toolkit for patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research: Breaking new ground (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Kok, M., Gibson, A., Evans, D., Grier, S., & MacGowan, A. (2017, November). Developing a toolkit for patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research: Breaking new ground. Poster presented at INVOLVE at 21

Aims Patient and public involvement (PPI) in antimicrobial medicines development research is a new and challenging area. We aim to share some of the barriers and strategies to developing a toolkit to support PPI in this area. The PPI toolkit develop... Read More about Developing a toolkit for patient and public involvement in antimicrobial medicines development research: Breaking new ground.

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.

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).