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The state of the evidence: What we know, and don’t know, about the interaction of environment and health (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Ige, J., & Pilkington, P. (2019, December). The state of the evidence: What we know, and don’t know, about the interaction of environment and health. Presented at Building health into the urban environment: Evidence and opportunities

As part of the Wellcome Trust-funded UPSTREAM project, a systematic review compiled evidence investigating the impact on health and wellbeing of five thematic areas of urban development design: transport, buildings, food, natural environment, and nei... Read More

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

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

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

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

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. (in press). 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,

Background Numerous interventions to increase children’s physical activity levels are published, yet, few studies report indicators of external validity. Process evaluations are critical forassessing intervention implementation, sustainability and e... Read More

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

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. (in press). Effects of city-wide 20mph (30km/hr) speed limits on road injuries in Bristol, UK. Injury Prevention,

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

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

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....

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

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

The Buddhist coping experiences of breast cancer survivors: A phenomenological approach (2019)
Thesis
Lai, O. L. The Buddhist coping experiences of breast cancer survivors: A phenomenological approach. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/847064

Background Breast cancer is the most common cancer amongst women in Hong Kong, with an incidence rate of one in sixteen. A cancer diagnosis is a life changing event, and the impact of breast cancer disrupts daily lives in multiple ways. Religion and... Read More

How important is public health practitioner registration to UK public health employers? (2019)
Journal Article
Evans, D., & Gray, C. (2019). How important is public health practitioner registration to UK public health employers?. Public Health, 171, 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.03.011

Objectives: The objective of this study was to understand the extent to which public health practitioner registration is encouraged by UK employers through recruitment, i.e. by including registration as an essential or desirable criterion in job desc... Read More

Health inequalities, risky behaviours and protective factors in adolescents: An analysis of secondary survey data from the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Currie, K., & Bray, I. (2019). Health inequalities, risky behaviours and protective factors in adolescents: An analysis of secondary survey data from the UK. Public Health, 170, 133-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.03.001

Objective: Adolescents are at risk of developing detrimental health behaviours that will affect their adult health. The aim was to estimate prevalence of health risk behaviours (HRB), comparing young people (12-18yrs) in Wiltshire (UK) who are vulner... Read More

Taking charge, choosing a new direction: A service evaluation of Alexander Technique lessons for pain clinic patients: An approach to pain management (2019)
Presentation / Conference
McClean, S., & Wye, L. (2019, April). Taking charge, choosing a new direction: A service evaluation of Alexander Technique lessons for pain clinic patients: An approach to pain management. Paper presented at Long term conditions: developing global, integrative and sustainable solutions

Background and Study Aims: Recent evidence from a high quality clinical trial has demonstrated the therapeutic value and effectiveness of Alexander Technique (AT) lessons for chronic back pain (Little et al. 2008), but little is known about the use o... Read More

Using laws to further public health causes: The healthy prisons agenda (2019)
Journal Article
Ismail, N., Woodall, J., & de Viggiani, N. (in press). Using laws to further public health causes: The healthy prisons agenda. Global Health Promotion, https://doi.org/10.1177/1757975918811098

In this commentary, we advocate for the use of laws in implementing the Healthy Prisons Agenda. Adopting the whole-prison approach, the Agenda, proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to reduce health risks among prisoners, recognise pr... Read More

Thinking differently? Autism and quality of life (2019)
Journal Article
Smith, S. J., Powell, J. E., Summers, N., & Roulstone, S. (in press). Thinking differently? Autism and quality of life. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 24(2), 68-76. https://doi.org/10.1108/TLDR-05-2018-0014

Purpose: This study explores perceptions of Quality of Life (QOL) of people with a dual diagnosis of learning disability and autism to facilitate a better understanding for clinical practice and service provision. Design/methodology/approach: Mixed... Read More