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Objectively assessed physical activity and subsequent health service use of UK adults aged 70 and over: A four to five year follow up study (2014)
Journal Article
Simmonds, B., Fox, K., Davis, M., Ku, P. W., Gray, S., Hillsdon, M., …Trayers, T. (2014). Objectively assessed physical activity and subsequent health service use of UK adults aged 70 and over: A four to five year follow up study. PLoS ONE, 9(5), e97676. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0097676

Objectives: To examine the associations between volume and intensity of older peoples' physical activity, with their subsequent health service usage over the following four to five years. Study Design: A prospective cohort design using baseline parti... Read More about Objectively assessed physical activity and subsequent health service use of UK adults aged 70 and over: A four to five year follow up study.

Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme (2013)
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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.

Whole school food programmes and the kitchen environment (2013)
Journal Article
Morley, A., Jones, M., Kimberlee, R., Jones, M., Orme, J., & Salmon, D. (2013). Whole school food programmes and the kitchen environment. British Food Journal, 115(5), 756-768. https://doi.org/10.1108/00070701311331535

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the impact of the Food For Life Partnership (FFLP) whole school food programme on kitchen staff employment and professional development. Design/methodology/approach: This exploratory research involved... Read More about Whole school food programmes and the kitchen environment.

Coroners’ records for action on road safety (CARS) in Wiltshire (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. (2013, February). Coroners’ records for action on road safety (CARS) in Wiltshire. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference 2013

Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao (2012)
Journal Article
Chan, S. H., Pilkington, P., & Wan, Y. K. P. (2012). Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31(3), 728-734. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2011.09.009

Exposure to second hand smoke (SHS) is a major health concern. This study sought to examine the smoking behaviors of casino workers in Macao, and explore how workplace smoking policies might affect that behavior. A majority of casino workers who smok... Read More about Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao.

Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts (2012)
Journal Article
Evans, S., Hills, S., & Orme, J. (2012). Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts. British Journal of Social Work, 42(4), 744-764. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcr108

This article opens a debate on how to make social care in England more sustainable in the context of environmental, social and economic changes. Based on an innovative research project commissioned by the Department of Health through the Social Care... Read More about Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts.

Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK (2011)
Journal Article
Heffernan, J., & Pilkington, P. (2011). Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK. Journal of Mental Health, 20(4), 368-380. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638237.2011.556159

Background. High levels of unemployment among persons with mental illness are a significant social disability. The individual placement and support (IPS) model of vocational support has been shown to be effective in establishing persons with mental h... Read More about Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK.

Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience (2010)
Journal Article
Regmi, K., Regmi, K. R., Naidoo, J., Pilkington, P., & Greer, A. (2010). Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 24(4), 361-382. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777261011064986

Purpose: Despite enormous progress in health globally, primary healthcare services in many developing countries are facing different challenges. Many studies have documented that decentralisation could be useful in supporting and developing health se... Read More about Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience.

Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities (2010)
Journal Article
Marston, C., Gilmore, A., Duckett, K., Pilkington, P., Adams, E., Lock, K., …Marston, C. (2010). Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities. Tobacco Control, 19(5), 391-397. https://doi.org/10.1136/tc.2009.032318

Objective To explore social and behavioural impacts of English smoke-free legislation (SFL) in different ethnic groups. Design A longitudinal, qualitative panel study of smokers using in-depth interviews conducted before and after introduction of SFL... Read More about Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities.

Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Pilkington, P. (2010, September). Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention. Paper presented at Safety 2010: World Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference

There is a renewed emphasis on the importance of place as a major health determinant, including the need to promote healthier and more sustainable environments and communities. This is in the main a response to two of the most pressing public health... Read More about Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention.

Decentralization and district health services in Nepal: Understanding the views of service users and service providers (2010)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P. A., Regmi, K., Regmi, K. R., Naidoo, J., Pilkington, P., & Greer, A. (2010). Decentralization and district health services in Nepal: Understanding the views of service users and service providers. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 406-417. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdp116

Background: Within the decentralization framework of Government, the Ministry of Health (MoH) Nepal initiated the decentralization of primary care services closer to citizens. This paper aims to examine and understand the effect of decentralization a... Read More about Decentralization and district health services in Nepal: Understanding the views of service users and service providers.

Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes (2010)
Journal Article
McEachran, M., Pilkington, P., Evans, D., Evans, D., Pilkington, P., & McEachran, M. (2010). Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 418-426. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdq014

Background: There has been a philosophical commitment to participation in public health since the 1970s. UK policy rhetoric on participation in public health has been particularly marked since 1997. It is less clear that participatory approaches have... Read More about Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes.

A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes (2010)
Journal Article
Evans, D., Pilkington, P., & McEachran, M. (2010). A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 418-426. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdq014

Background: There has been a philosophical commitment to participation in public health since the 1970s. UK policy rhetoric on participation in public health has been particularly marked since 1997. It is less clear that participatory approaches have... Read More about A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes.

Integrating health and sustainability: The higher education sector as a timely catalyst (2010)
Journal Article
Orme, J., & Dooris, M. (2010). Integrating health and sustainability: The higher education sector as a timely catalyst. Health Education Research, 25(3), 425-437. https://doi.org/10.1093/her/cyq020

Higher education is an influential sector with enormous potential to impact positively on health and sustainability. The purpose of this paper was to explore its emergent role as a key setting for promoting health and sustainability and for addressin... Read More about Integrating health and sustainability: The higher education sector as a timely catalyst.