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How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes? (2021)
Thesis
Matthew, T. How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7212112

Diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high in the body (NHS, 2016). Diabetes UK (2009) estimates that self-management is 95% of managing diabetes. Self-management refers to an individual’s abil... Read More about How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes?.

The development of the C-PAT: A concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway (2021)
Journal Article
Uren, A., Cotterill, N., Abrams, P., Catto, J., Patel, B., McGrath, J., …Rowe, E. (in press). The development of the C-PAT: A concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway. BJU International,

Objectives To develop and test the psychometric properties of a concise, patient reported questionnaire, designed to assess key aspects of the radical cystectomy (RC) patient pathway that are important to both patients and clinicians. Subjects/Pat... Read More about The development of the C-PAT: A concise tool to assess the quality of care in the cystectomy pathway.

“It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions (2021)
Conference Proceeding
White, E., Holt, N., & Jenkinson, E. (2021). “It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions. In . N. Daykin, & A. Coulter (Eds.), Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 2021 CHW21 Research Proceedings (143-146)

Introduction The rationale for this research was to explore the perspectives of art for health practitioners about how art interventions can improve psychosocial outcomes for adults with physical health conditions. Existing literature tends to foc... Read More about “It’s not therapy; I’m not a therapist”: Exploring the perspectives of Arts Health Practitioners on how arts on referral can improve psychosocial outcomes in adults with health conditions.

The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia (2021)
Journal Article
Ismail, S., Dodd, E., Christopher, G., Wildschut, T., Sedikides, C., & Cheston, R. (in press). The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, https://doi.org/10.1177/00914150211024185

Although dementia may affect the reliability of autobiographical memories, the psychological properties of nostalgic memories may be preserved. We compared the content of nostalgic (n = 36) and ordinary (n = 31) narratives of 67 participants living w... Read More about The content of nostalgic memories among people living with dementia.

Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study (2021)
Journal Article
Joshi, E., Bhatta, S., Deave, T., Mytton, J., Adhikari, D., Manandhar, S. R., & Joshi, S. K. (2021). Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 11(3), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044273

Objective: Injuries are a global health problem. To develop context-specific injury prevention interventions, one needs to understand population perceptions of home and workplace injuries. This study explored a range of views and perceptions about in... Read More about Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study.

Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence (2021)
Journal Article
Jones, M., & Hills, S. (2021). Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence. Sustainability, 13(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13042156

There has been an increasing focus on the potential of city-based initiatives to address the negative impacts of the global food system. Adopting a meso-level policy perspective, this study aimed to explore whether, how, and why the UK non-government... Read More about Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence.

Dare (2021)
Digital Artefact
Banks, E., & White, J. (in press). Dare. [Digital Video]

Synopsis 14 year old Jess is excited when Jake asks her out after a game of Dare one day after school. However, Jake has a particular plan in mind which will change her feelings for him and her approach to relationships forever. 'Dare' is a 15 mi... Read More about Dare.

Health professionals' views and experiences of discussing weight with children and their families: A systematic review of qualitative research (2021)
Journal Article
Abdin, S., Heath, G., & Welch, R. K. (2021). Health professionals' views and experiences of discussing weight with children and their families: A systematic review of qualitative research. Child: Care, Health and Development, 47(4), 562-574. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12854

Background: Healthcare professionals are ideally placed to discuss weight management with children and families to treat and prevent childhood obesity. The aim of this review was to collect and synthesize primary research evidence relating to health... Read More about Health professionals' views and experiences of discussing weight with children and their families: A systematic review of qualitative research.

Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER) (2021)
Journal Article
Abrams, P., Constable, L. D., Cooper, D., MacLennan, G., Drake, M. J., Harding, C., …Glazener, C. (2021). Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER). European Urology, 79(6), 812-823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eururo.2021.01.024

Background Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is common after radical prostatectomy and likely to persist despite conservative treatment. The sling is an emerging operation for persistent SUI, but randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparison with the... Read More about Outcomes of a noninferiority randomised controlled trial of surgery for men with urodynamic stress incontinence after prostate surgery (MASTER).

An evaluation of the impact of an arts intervention on the wellbeing of women who have experienced sexual violence (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Grace, P., Holt, N., & Halliwell, E. (in press). An evaluation of the impact of an arts intervention on the wellbeing of women who have experienced sexual violence

Introduction The study evaluated the impact of a four-session creative workshop on well-being and mood among women who had experienced sexual violence, run through Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS; https://www.sarsas.org.uk/).... Read More about An evaluation of the impact of an arts intervention on the wellbeing of women who have experienced sexual violence.

“Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Holt, N., Elliot, C., & Jenkinson, E. (in press). “Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme

Introduction As the delivery of social prescribing schemes is increasing nationally (NHS England, 2019; Fixsen & Polley, 2019), evaluation of their impact and efficacy is pressing: quantitative, qualitative and econometric (Public Health England, 20... Read More about “Nobody can fail at it, everybody succeeds”: Perceived processes of change following attendance at an arts on prescription programme.

A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Zalantai, B., Holt, . . N., Chase, M., & Jenkinson, E. (in press). A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription

Introduction Art on prescription is one pathway in social prescribing schemes that involves referral by health workers to visual arts programmes, for individuals experiencing social isolation and low to moderate levels of stress, anxiety and depres... Read More about A mixed-methods evaluation of the longitudinal impact of arts on prescription.

Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate? (2021)
Journal Article
Davies, B., Cramp, F., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., & McCabe, C. S. (in press). Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate?. British Journal of Pain, https://doi.org/10.1177/2049463721989753

Objective: Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a painful complication of diabetes. This study aimed to explore: (1) strategies used by participants to manage impacts of PDN and (2) their perspectives on whether strategies from pain management progra... Read More about Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate?.

Staff stakeholder views on the role of UK paramedics in advance care planning for patients in their last year of life (2021)
Journal Article
Goodwin, L., Proctor, A., Kirby, K., Black, S., Pocock, L., Richardson, S., …Benger, J. (2021). Staff stakeholder views on the role of UK paramedics in advance care planning for patients in their last year of life. Progress in Palliative Care, 29(2), 76-83. https://doi.org/10.1080/09699260.2021.1872140

Background: Early advance care planning has clear benefits for patients approaching the end of their life, yet many of those attended by UK paramedics do not have this planning in place. Aims: To explore staff stakeholder views on the role of UK p... Read More about Staff stakeholder views on the role of UK paramedics in advance care planning for patients in their last year of life.

Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture (2020)
Journal Article
Palmer, S. (2020). Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture. Osteoporosis Review, 30(3), 10-13

Introduction: This article relates to the use of postural taping and braces for stable osteoporotic vertebral fractures (OVFs) where treatment aims might include pain relief and postural re-education. Normally, such techniques or devices will allow s... Read More about Postural taping and braces following osteoporotic vertebral fracture.

Withdrawing treatment for children and young people: Decision-making experiences of health professionals (2020)
Thesis
Abdin, S. Withdrawing treatment for children and young people: Decision-making experiences of health professionals. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/5994780

Background: The decision to withdraw or withhold treatment from children can be a complex and emotional decision-making process for everyone who is involved. With the complexity of decision-making in paediatric medicine ever increasing due to an incr... Read More about Withdrawing treatment for children and young people: Decision-making experiences of health professionals.