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Exploring young people's interpretations of female genital mutilation in the UK using a community-based participatory research approach (2020)
Journal Article
Ali, S., de Viggiani, N., Abzhaparova, A., Salmon, D., & Gray, S. (2020). Exploring young people's interpretations of female genital mutilation in the UK using a community-based participatory research approach. BMC Public Health, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09183-6

BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a deeply-rooted cultural practice mainly undertaken in Africa, the Middle East and Asian countries. Evidence to date suggests that although first-generation migrants to the West are abandoning FGM, the c... Read More about Exploring young people's interpretations of female genital mutilation in the UK using a community-based participatory research approach.

Using laws to further public health causes: The Healthy Prisons Agenda (2019)
Journal Article
Ismail, N., Woodall, J., & de Viggiani, N. (2020). Using laws to further public health causes: The Healthy Prisons Agenda. Global Health Promotion, 27(2), 121-124. https://doi.org/10.1177/1757975918811098

© The Author(s) 2019. In this commentary, we propose using laws in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda. We evaluate the efficacy of laws in tackling health inequalities in prisons, provide recommendations on how states can uphold their internatio... Read More about Using laws to further public health causes: The Healthy Prisons Agenda.

“Don’t mess with me!” Enacting masculinities under a compulsory prison regime (2018)
Book Chapter
De Viggiani, N. (2018). “Don’t mess with me!” Enacting masculinities under a compulsory prison regime. In M. Maycock, & K. Hunt (Eds.), New Perspectives on Prison Masculinities, 91-121. Palgrave Macmillan

Male prisons typify any social situation where individuals interact with others, learn to cope and survive, and contend with normative conventions and expectations. Being compulsory, prison can be an intense social experience that challenges emotiona... Read More about “Don’t mess with me!” Enacting masculinities under a compulsory prison regime.

How do policymakers interpret and implement the principle of equivalence with regard to prison health? A qualitative study among key policymakers in England (2018)
Journal Article
Ismail, N., & De Viggiani, N. (2018). How do policymakers interpret and implement the principle of equivalence with regard to prison health? A qualitative study among key policymakers in England. Journal of Medical Ethics, 44(11), 746-750. https://doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2017-104692

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2018. No commercial re-use. See rights and permissions. Published by BMJ. Background The principle of equivalence in prison health has been established for nearly four decades. It seeks to ensure that prisoners have... Read More about How do policymakers interpret and implement the principle of equivalence with regard to prison health? A qualitative study among key policymakers in England.

Challenges for prison governors and staff in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda in English prisons (2018)
Journal Article
Ismail, N., & de Viggiani, N. (2018). Challenges for prison governors and staff in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda in English prisons. Public Health, 162, 91-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2018.06.002

© 2018 The Royal Society for Public Health Objectives: In the two decades that have passed since the World Health Organisation established the Healthy Prisons Agenda, there has been no research conducted to investigate barriers and challenges prison... Read More about Challenges for prison governors and staff in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda in English prisons.

What are the barriers prison governors and staff face in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ismail, N., & de Viggiani, N. (2018, March). What are the barriers prison governors and staff face in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda?. Presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference

Aim: This research investigated the barriers faced by prison governors and staff in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda in England. It focused on prisons as a workplace, since prison governors and staff spend more time in prisons than the prisone... Read More about What are the barriers prison governors and staff face in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda?.

The new prison framework will be inflexible, costly and do nothing to ease chronic overcrowding and violence (2017)
Journal Article
Ismail, N., & de Viggiani, N. (2017). The new prison framework will be inflexible, costly and do nothing to ease chronic overcrowding and violence

The Conservative manifesto planned to create a series of legally enforceable standards that prisons, and those who work with inmates, will have to meet. Nasrul Ismail and Nick de Viggiani (University of the West of England) have interviewed 30 prison... Read More about The new prison framework will be inflexible, costly and do nothing to ease chronic overcrowding and violence.

Should we use a direct regulation to implement the Healthy Prisons Agenda in England? A qualitative study among prison key policy makers (2017)
Journal Article
Ismail, N., & de Viggiani, N. (2018). Should we use a direct regulation to implement the Healthy Prisons Agenda in England? A qualitative study among prison key policy makers. Journal of Public Health, 40(3), 598-605. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdx116

© The Author 2017. Background The Healthy Prisons Agenda seeks to reduce prisoners' health risks, balance prisoners' rights with a security regime, ensure equivalent prison health service provisions to community health services, and facilitate the wh... Read More about Should we use a direct regulation to implement the Healthy Prisons Agenda in England? A qualitative study among prison key policy makers.

Music-making for health and wellbeing in youth justice settings: mediated affordances and the impact of context and social relations (2017)
Journal Article
Daykin, N., de Viggiani, N., Moriarty, Y., & Pilkington, P. (2017). Music-making for health and wellbeing in youth justice settings: mediated affordances and the impact of context and social relations. Sociology of Health and Illness, 39(6), 941-958. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12549

© 2017 The Authors. Sociology of Health & Illness published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of Foundation for SHIL. Young people in the criminal justice system experience significant health and wellbeing issues that often stem from poverty and... Read More about Music-making for health and wellbeing in youth justice settings: mediated affordances and the impact of context and social relations.

Recent developments in public health education accreditation (2016)
Journal Article
Goodman, J., Gray, S., Chambaud, L., Sprenger, M., de Viggiani, N., Kalediene, R., & de Boer, J. (2016). Recent developments in public health education accreditation. Eurohealth, 22(4), 17-20

Summary: In 2011, ASPHER established the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA). This represented the culmination of nearly a quarter of a century of activities dating back to 1988 in developing and assuring quality in public health... Read More about Recent developments in public health education accreditation.

Moving prison health promotion along: Towards an integrative framework for action to develop health promotion and tackle the social determinants of health (2015)
Book Chapter
Woodall, J., De Viggiani, N., Dixey, R., & South, J. (2015). Moving prison health promotion along: Towards an integrative framework for action to develop health promotion and tackle the social determinants of health. In H. Smith (Ed.), Criminal Justice and Public HealthRoutledge

The criminal justice system now serves as the chief provider of health care services to a significant portion of society. This includes the provision of physical and mental health care for offender populations who require substantial health care reso... Read More about Moving prison health promotion along: Towards an integrative framework for action to develop health promotion and tackle the social determinants of health.

Factors that determine the effectiveness of peer interventions in prisons in England and Wales (2015)
Journal Article
Woodall, J., South, J., Dixey, R., de Viggiani, N., & Penson, W. (2015). Factors that determine the effectiveness of peer interventions in prisons in England and Wales. Prison Service Journal, 219, 30-37

Epidemiological assessment of the prison population globally shows undeniable health need, with research evidence consistently demonstrating that the prevalence of ill health is higher than rates reported in the wider community. Since a meeting conv... Read More about Factors that determine the effectiveness of peer interventions in prisons in England and Wales.

Expert views of peer-based interventions for prisoner health (2015)
Journal Article
Penson, W., Woodall, J., South, J., Dixey, R., De Viggiani, N., & Penson, B. (2015). Expert views of peer-based interventions for prisoner health. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 11(2), 87-97. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPH-10-2014-0039

© Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose: Formalised support services for prisoners that rely on peer methods of delivery show promising health and social outcomes but there is also conjecture that negative effects, both at an individual and organ... Read More about Expert views of peer-based interventions for prisoner health.

Health promotion in the age of social media: Evaluation of Word Press as a platform for developing postgraduate student skills (2014)
Journal Article
Joseph, E., Hinga, A., Roberts, K., Pearce, M., Buckley, T., de Viggiani, N., & Jones, M. (2014). Health promotion in the age of social media: Evaluation of Word Press as a platform for developing postgraduate student skills. British Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, 4(9), 1274-1289. https://doi.org/10.9734/BJESBS/2014/10583

Aims: The present study reports on the evaluation of a postgraduate assignment in which students produced a health promotion website. The aim of the study was to examine the application of WordPress as a platform for developing contemporary skills in... Read More about Health promotion in the age of social media: Evaluation of Word Press as a platform for developing postgraduate student skills.

Moving prison health promotion along: Towards an integrative framework for action to develop health promotion and tackle the social determinants of health (2014)
Journal Article
Woodall, J., de Viggiani, N., Dixey, R., & South, J. (2014). Moving prison health promotion along: Towards an integrative framework for action to develop health promotion and tackle the social determinants of health. Criminal Justice Studies, 27(1), 114-132. https://doi.org/10.1080/1478601X.2013.873208

The majority of prisoners are drawn from deprived circumstances with a range of health and social needs. The current focus within 'prison health' does not, and cannot, given its predominant medical model, adequately address the current health and wel... Read More about Moving prison health promotion along: Towards an integrative framework for action to develop health promotion and tackle the social determinants of health.

Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme (2013)
Report
De Viggiani, N., Daykin, N., Moriarty, Y., & Pilkington, P. (2013). Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme

There is growing evidence from across the arts and health field that suggests that participatory arts programmes can contribute to health improvement, emotional resilience and social reintegration, among vulnerable and excluded groups including crimi... Read More about Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme.

Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review (2013)
Journal Article
Daykin, N., De Viggiani, N., Pilkington, P., & Moriarty, Y. (2013). Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review. Health Promotion International, 28(2), 197-210. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/das005

Youth justice is an important public health issue. There is growing recognition of the need to adopt effective, evidence-based strategies for working with young offenders. Music interventions may be particularly well suited to addressing risk factors... Read More about Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review.


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