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Community business impacts on health and well-being: a systematic review of the evidence (2021)
Journal Article
McClean, S., Ismail, S., & Bird, E. (in press). Community business impacts on health and well-being: a systematic review of the evidence. Social Enterprise Journal, https://doi.org/10.1108/sej-04-2020-0026

Purpose This paper aims to provide critical insight into the impact of locally embedded, community business-related approaches internationally to health and social care on users’ outcomes, in particular exploring their effectiveness in delivering ou... Read More about Community business impacts on health and well-being: a systematic review of the evidence.

‘Somebody stuck me in a bag of sand’: Lived experiences of the altered and uncomfortable body after stroke (2021)
Journal Article
Stott, H., Cramp, M., McClean, S., & Turton, A. (in press). ‘Somebody stuck me in a bag of sand’: Lived experiences of the altered and uncomfortable body after stroke. Clinical Rehabilitation, https://doi.org/10.1177/02692155211000740

Objective: This study explored stroke survivors’ experiences of altered body perception, whether these perceptions cause discomfort, and the need for clinical interventions to improve comfort. Design: A qualitative phenomenological study. Setting: Pa... Read More about ‘Somebody stuck me in a bag of sand’: Lived experiences of the altered and uncomfortable body after stroke.

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.

‘Differences between the earth and the sky’: Migrant parents’ experiences of child health services for pre-school children in the UK (2020)
Journal Article
Condon, L., McClean, S., & McRae, L. (2020). ‘Differences between the earth and the sky’: Migrant parents’ experiences of child health services for pre-school children in the UK. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 21(e29), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1017/s1463423620000213

AIM: To explore parents' experiences of using child health services for their pre-school children post-migration. BACKGROUND: Migrating between countries necessitates movement and adjustment between systems of healthcare. Children of migrants are kno... Read More about ‘Differences between the earth and the sky’: Migrant parents’ experiences of child health services for pre-school children in the UK.

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)

Apart but not Alone - Neighbour Support and the Covid-19 Lockdown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Ismail, S., McClean, S., Gibson, A., & Sabey, A. (2020, April). Apart but not Alone - Neighbour Support and the Covid-19 Lockdown. Presented at Centre for Public Health and Wellbeing monthly meeting

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

Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J., Christopher, G., & McClean, S. (2019, July). Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study. Paper presented at Ageing Better Conference

Colouring has been advocated as a wellbeing activity for older adults (e.g., Alzheimer’s Society, 2018) and colouring books and activity packs specific to this population abound (e.g., Active Minds, 2018). Despite this, no research has examined the e... Read More about Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study.

Body image issues and attitudes towards exercise amongst men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) following diagnosis of prostate cancer (2019)
Journal Article
Gentili, C., McClean, S., Hackshaw-McGeagh, L., Bahl, A., Persad, R., & Harcourt, D. (2019). Body image issues and attitudes towards exercise amongst men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) following diagnosis of prostate cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 28(8), 1647-1653. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5134

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Background: Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is an established treatment for prostate cancer (PCa), but its side-effects can affect body appearance and functioning. However, research into the impact of ADT on body i... Read More about Body image issues and attitudes towards exercise amongst men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) following diagnosis of prostate cancer.

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.

Altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An embodied interpretive phenomenological analysis (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Stott, H., Cramp, M., McClean, S., & Turton, A. (2019). Altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An embodied interpretive phenomenological analysis. https://doi.org/10.1177/1609406918819362

Stroke can cause changes to how the body is perceived, and survivors often experience altered sense of limb position, movement, sensation, weight, awareness, and pain. However, there is little literature capturing experiential accounts of these chang... Read More about Altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An embodied interpretive phenomenological analysis.

Exploring altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An interpretive phenomenological analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Stott, H., Cramp, M., McClean, S., & Turton, A. (2018). Exploring altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An interpretive phenomenological analysis. Clinical Rehabilitation, 32(10), 1406-1417. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215518784346

Background: After stroke, changes to body perception are common. However, little is known about what these disturbed perceptions feel like to the stroke survivor. This study took a phenomenological approach to explore experiences of altered body per... Read More about Exploring altered body perception and comfort after stroke: An interpretive phenomenological analysis.

‘You feel it in your body’: Narratives of embodied well-being and control among women who use complementary and alternative medicine during pregnancy (2018)
Journal Article
McClean, S., & Mitchell, M. (2018). ‘You feel it in your body’: Narratives of embodied well-being and control among women who use complementary and alternative medicine during pregnancy. Societies, 8(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/soc8020030

In Western societies, women’s use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) during pregnancy and labor is increasingly ubiquitous, yet there have been few in-depth explorations of the lived experience of women who use CAM and little critical an... Read More about ‘You feel it in your body’: Narratives of embodied well-being and control among women who use complementary and alternative medicine during pregnancy.

Governing healthy migrant families: Migrants’ and health workers’ views and perceptions of child health and wellbeing services in the UK (2018)
Journal Article
McClean, S. (2018). Governing healthy migrant families: Migrants’ and health workers’ views and perceptions of child health and wellbeing services in the UK. European Journal of Public Health, 28(S1), 76. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/cky047.168

Background: Migrating between countries involves adjustment and movement between healthcare systems, in addition to a changing relationship between the migrant individual/family) and the state. The objective of this paper is to explore how migrant pa... Read More about Governing healthy migrant families: Migrants’ and health workers’ views and perceptions of child health and wellbeing services in the UK.

De colonising knowledge: Biomedical beliefs and indigenous medical practice (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Moore, R., & McClean, S. (2018, March). De colonising knowledge: Biomedical beliefs and indigenous medical practice. Paper presented at Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine(s): History vs. Modernity International Conference

Medical traditions and practices go back to antiquity and are defined by the cultures in which they emerge. We may regard these practices (health care systems) as profoundly personal and ethnocentric, tied to such things as religion and belief system... Read More about De colonising knowledge: Biomedical beliefs and indigenous medical practice.

The Buddhist coping experience of breast cancer survivors:​ A phenomenological approach (2017)
Presentation / Conference
A phenomenological approach. Presented at 4th World Congress on Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Summit

Aim: This study aimed to explore the spiritual impact of the Buddhist beliefs as a lived experience on breast cancer survivorship in Hong Kong culture. Method: A phenomenological research design guided sampling, data collection and analysis. A purpos... Read More about The Buddhist coping experience of breast cancer survivors:​ A phenomenological approach.

Is team sport the key to getting everybody active, every day? A systematic review of physical activity interventions aimed at increasing girls' participation in team sport (2017)
Journal Article
Allison, R., Bird, E., & McClean, S. (2017). Is team sport the key to getting everybody active, every day? A systematic review of physical activity interventions aimed at increasing girls' participation in team sport. AIMS Public Health, 4(2), 202-221. https://doi.org/10.3934/publichealth+2017.2.202

Background: It is estimated that 21% of boys and 16% of girls in England meet recommended physical activity guidelines. Team sport has the potential to increase physical activity levels; however, studies show that gender-based factors can influence g... Read More about Is team sport the key to getting everybody active, every day? A systematic review of physical activity interventions aimed at increasing girls' participation in team sport.

Is team sport the key to getting everybody active, every day? A systematic review of physical activity interventions aimed at increasing girls' participation in team sport (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Allison, R., Bird, E., & McClean, S. (2017, March). Is team sport the key to getting everybody active, every day? A systematic review of physical activity interventions aimed at increasing girls' participation in team sport. Poster presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference

Background It is estimated that 21% of boys and 16% of girls in England meet recommended physical activity guidelines. Team sport has the potential to increase physical activity level; however, studies show that gender-based factors can influence gi... Read More about Is team sport the key to getting everybody active, every day? A systematic review of physical activity interventions aimed at increasing girls' participation in team sport.

EU accession migrant health in the UK (2016)
Presentation / Conference
McClean, S. (2016, October). EU accession migrant health in the UK. Presented at PHR/ASPHER Salzburg Workshop on Migrant and Minority Health

Migration is becoming one of the defining issues of the 21st Century, and it is argued that it has a wide-ranging impact on the demand for existing health services as well as their appropriate usage. Health of migrants and their families is recognis... Read More about EU accession migrant health in the UK.

Maintaining pre-school children's health and wellbeing in the UK: A qualitative study of the views of migrant parents (2016)
Journal Article
McClean, S., Condon, L. J., & McClean, S. (2017). Maintaining pre-school children's health and wellbeing in the UK: A qualitative study of the views of migrant parents. Journal of Public Health, 39(3), 455-463. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdw083

© The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Faculty of Public Health. Background There is evidence that key health behaviours of people who migrate deteriorate over time, which has a consequent impact upon the health of depen... Read More about Maintaining pre-school children's health and wellbeing in the UK: A qualitative study of the views of migrant parents.