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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

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 of the intervention arm... 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.

Important times for breastfeeding support: A qualitative study of mothers’ experiences (2019)
Journal Article
Fraser, M., Dowling, S., Oxford, L., Ellis, N., & Jones, M. (in press). Important times for breastfeeding support: A qualitative study of mothers’ experiences. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/14635240.2019.1676811

Background: Breastfeeding rates in the UK remain persistently low, with a rapid fall off during the first 6-8 weeks. The work of healthcare and public health practitioners impacts on mothers’ experiences of infant feeding. Support, promotion and prot... Read More about Important times for breastfeeding support: A qualitative study of mothers’ experiences.

Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: a mixed methods review (2019)
Journal Article
Ige, J., Gibbons, L., Bray, I., & Gray, S. (2019). Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: a mixed methods review. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-019-0825-6

Background Loneliness and social isolation are major determinants of mental wellbeing, especially among older adults. The effectiveness of interventions to address loneliness and social isolation among older adults has been questioned due to the lac... Read More about Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: a mixed methods review.

Action 3:30R: Process evaluation of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds (2019)
Journal Article
Tibbitts, B., Porter, A., Sebire, S., Bird, E., Sanderson, E., Metcalfe, C., …Jago, R. (2019). Action 3:30R: Process evaluation of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7347-3

Background: Numerous interventions to increase children's physical activity levels are published, yet, few studies report indicators of external validity. Process evaluations are critical for assessing intervention implementation, sustainability and... Read More about Action 3:30R: Process evaluation of a cluster randomised feasibility study of a revised teaching assistant-led extracurricular physical activity intervention for 8 to 10 year olds.

Adolescent body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: Predictors of later risky health behaviours (2019)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Lewis-Smith, H., Smith, A., Slater, A., & Bray, I. (2019). Adolescent body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: Predictors of later risky health behaviours. Social Science and Medicine, 238, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112458

Rationale Body dissatisfaction is prevalent among teenagers, and may influence the uptake of risky health behaviours. Objective The study assessed the influence of body dissatisfaction on smoking, cannabis use, drug use, self-harm, gambling, and... Read More about Adolescent body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: Predictors of later risky health behaviours.

Contextualising the pervasive impact of macroeconomic austerity on prison health in England: a qualitative study among international policymakers (2019)
Journal Article
Ismail, N. (2019). Contextualising the pervasive impact of macroeconomic austerity on prison health in England: a qualitative study among international policymakers. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7396-7

Background: Prisons offer the state the opportunity to gain access to a population that is at particularly high risk of ill-health. Despite the supportive legal and policy structures surrounding prison rehabilitation, the oppressive nature of the aus... Read More about Contextualising the pervasive impact of macroeconomic austerity on prison health in England: a qualitative study among international policymakers.

Cost-effectiveness of advanced life support and prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England: a decision analysis model (2019)
Journal Article
von Vopelius-Feldt, J., Powell, J., & Benger, J. R. (2019). Cost-effectiveness of advanced life support and prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England: a decision analysis model. BMJ Open, 9(7), e028574. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028574

Objectives: This research aimed to answer the following questions: What are the costs of prehospital advanced life support (ALS) and prehospital critical care for outof-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA)? What is the cost effectiveness of prehospital ALS... Read More about Cost-effectiveness of advanced life support and prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in England: a decision analysis model.

Mitigation of Risk (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stone, K. (2019, July). Mitigation of Risk. Paper presented at International Academy of Law and Mental Health

Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) make the final decision as to whether a person should be detained in hospital in England & Wales (UK) under civil mental health legislation. There has been little research to date as to the nature of the... Read More about Mitigation of Risk.

Experiences of Relatives Acting as the ‘Nearest Relative’ Under the Mental Health Act (England & Wales, UK) (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stone, K. (2019, July). Experiences of Relatives Acting as the ‘Nearest Relative’ Under the Mental Health Act (England & Wales, UK). Paper presented at International Academy of Law and Mental Health

Relatives play a key role when a person is detained under the mental health legislation in England and Wales. Despite this importance, their experiences of undertaking this role has been relatively ignored by research. The Nearest Relative function... Read More about Experiences of Relatives Acting as the ‘Nearest Relative’ Under the Mental Health Act (England & Wales, UK).

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.

Effects of city-wide 20mph (30km/hr) speed limits on road injuries in Bristol, UK (2019)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Bray, I., Pilkington, P., & Parkin, J. (2019). Effects of city-wide 20mph (30km/hr) speed limits on road injuries in Bristol, UK. Injury Prevention, https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043305

Twenty mph (32km/hr) or 30km/hr speed limits represent a potential strategy to reduce urban road injuries and are becoming increasingly widespread. However, no study has conducted a robust evaluation of the effects of city-wide 20mph speed limits on... Read More about Effects of city-wide 20mph (30km/hr) speed limits on road injuries in Bristol, UK.

Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies (2019)
Journal Article
Ige-Elegbede, J., Pilkington, P., Gray, S., & Powell, J. (2019). Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Preventive Medicine Reports, 15, 100952. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100952

Older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups experience a relatively higher burden of physical inactivity compared with their counterparts from non-BME groups. Despite the increasing number of qualitative studies investigating the barrier... Read More about Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies.

Therapy Today 2019 30(6) 41 (2019)
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Costello, J. (2019). Therapy Today 2019 30(6) 41

And what do you do?: You're cornered at a social event by another guest who asks you what you do and starts telling you their personal problems....

Advance decisions to refuse treatment and suicidal behaviour in emergency care: 'it's very much a step into the unknown' (2019)
Journal Article
Quinlivan, L., Nowland, R., Steeg, S., Cooper, J., Meehan, D., Godfrey, J., …Kapur, N. (2019). Advance decisions to refuse treatment and suicidal behaviour in emergency care: 'it's very much a step into the unknown'. BJPsych Open, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2019.42

Background: We investigated the use of advance decisions to refuse treatment in the context of suicidal behaviour from the perspective of clinicians and people with lived experience of self-harm and/ or psychiatric services. Methods: Forty-one part... Read More about Advance decisions to refuse treatment and suicidal behaviour in emergency care: 'it's very much a step into the unknown'.

What do we know about the experiences of women in the twenty-first century who breastfeed beyond 12 months of age? A systematic review of qualitative evidence (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Dowling, S., & Cooper, T. (2019, June). What do we know about the experiences of women in the twenty-first century who breastfeed beyond 12 months of age? A systematic review of qualitative evidence. Paper presented at Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood: Bio-cultural Perspectives

Abstract: Introduction: Despite good quality evidence (Victora et al, 2016) and recommendations, the duration of breastfeeding varies around the world. In developed nations breastfeeding beyond infancy is unusual and hard to measure. In the UK the... Read More about What do we know about the experiences of women in the twenty-first century who breastfeed beyond 12 months of age? A systematic review of qualitative evidence.

Rolling back the prison estate: the pervasive impact of macroeconomic austerity on prisoner health in England (2019)
Journal Article
Ismail, N. (in press). Rolling back the prison estate: the pervasive impact of macroeconomic austerity on prisoner health in England. Journal of Public Health, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdz058

Prisons offer policymakers an opportunity to address the pre-existing high prevalence of physical and mental health issues among prisoners. This notion has been widely integrated into international and national prison health policies, including the H... Read More about Rolling back the prison estate: the pervasive impact of macroeconomic austerity on prisoner health in England.

Experiences of Nearest Relatives: implications for mental health practitioners & law reform (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Stone, K. (2019, May). Experiences of Nearest Relatives: implications for mental health practitioners & law reform. Paper presented at AMHP: Reserach informed Practice - Practice Infomed Research

The presentation focuses specifically on the experiences of twenty relatives living in England who have fulfilled the role of Nearest Relative (NR) within the meaning of Section 26 of the Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 (as amended 2007). The NR role i... Read More about Experiences of Nearest Relatives: implications for mental health practitioners & law reform.