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Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records (2014)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. A. (2014). Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-78

Background: Deaths and injuries on the road remain a major cause of premature death among young people across the world. Routinely collected data usually focuses on the mechanism of road traffic collisions and basic demographic data of those involved... Read More about Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records.

Health-integrated planning at the local level in England: Impediments and opportunities (2013)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Barton, H., Gray, S., & Lease, H. (2013). Health-integrated planning at the local level in England: Impediments and opportunities. Land Use Policy, 31, 259-266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2012.07.008

The project commissioned by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) aimed to examine the degree to which UK, mainly English local planning authorities, incorporate health in their land use plans and development decisions. The... Read More about Health-integrated planning at the local level in England: Impediments and opportunities.

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

Taking the long view: A systematic review reporting long-term perspectives on child unintentional injury (2012)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P. A., Towner, E. M. L., Mytton, J. A., Mytton, J., Towner, E., Powell, J., …Gray, S. (2012). Taking the long view: A systematic review reporting long-term perspectives on child unintentional injury. Injury Prevention, 18(5), 334-342. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040343

Objective The relative significance of child injury as a cause of preventable death has increased as mortality from infectious diseases has declined. Unintentional child injuries are now a major cause of death and disability across the world with the... Read More about Taking the long view: A systematic review reporting long-term perspectives on child unintentional injury.

Integration of health into urban spatial planning through impact assessment: Identifying governance and policy barriers and facilitators (2012)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Barton, H., Gray, S., Lease, H., & Pilkington, P. (2012). Integration of health into urban spatial planning through impact assessment: Identifying governance and policy barriers and facilitators. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 32(1), 187-194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2011.08.003

This article presents the results of a review of literature examining the barriers and facilitators in integrating health in spatial planning at the local, mainly urban level, through appraisals. Our literature review covered the UK and non UK experi... Read More about Integration of health into urban spatial planning through impact assessment: Identifying governance and policy barriers and facilitators.

The effectiveness of health appraisal processes currently in addressing health and wellbeing during spatial plan appraisal: A systematic review (2011)
Journal Article
Gray, S., Carmichael, L., Barton, H., Mytton, J., Lease, H., & Joynt, J. (2011). The effectiveness of health appraisal processes currently in addressing health and wellbeing during spatial plan appraisal: A systematic review. BMC Public Health, 11(11), 889. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-889

Background: Spatial planning affects the built environment, which in turn has the potential to have a significant impact on health, for good or ill. One way of ensuring that spatial plans take due account of health is through the inclusion of health... Read More about The effectiveness of health appraisal processes currently in addressing health and wellbeing during spatial plan appraisal: A systematic review.

Teaching Public Health Networks in England: An innovative approach to building public health capacity and capability (2009)
Journal Article
Rao, M., Gray, S., Pilkington, P., Orme, J., Orme, J., Pilkington, P., …Rao, M. (2009). Teaching Public Health Networks in England: An innovative approach to building public health capacity and capability. Public Health, 123(12), 800-804. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2009.10.008

This paper examines the development and achievements of the Teaching Public Health Networks (TPHNs) in England; an initiative that aimed to catalyse collaborative working between the public health workforce and further and higher education, to enhanc... Read More about Teaching Public Health Networks in England: An innovative approach to building public health capacity and capability.

Health impacts of exposure to second hand smoke (SHS) amongst a highly exposed workforce: Survey of London casino workers (2007)
Journal Article
Gilmore, A. B., Pilkington, P. A., Pilkington, P., Gray, S., & Gilmore, A. (2007). Health impacts of exposure to second hand smoke (SHS) amongst a highly exposed workforce: Survey of London casino workers. BMC Public Health, 7(257), https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-7-257

Background. Casino workers are exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke (SHS) at work, yet remain at risk of being excluded from smoke-free legislation around the world. If the prime motivation for smoke-free legislation is the protection of worker... Read More about Health impacts of exposure to second hand smoke (SHS) amongst a highly exposed workforce: Survey of London casino workers.

Attitudes towards second hand smoke amongst a highly exposed workforce: Survey of London casino workers (2006)
Journal Article
Daykin, N., Gilmore, A. B., Pilkington, P. A., Gray, S., Pilkington, P., Gray, S., …Daykin, N. (2006). Attitudes towards second hand smoke amongst a highly exposed workforce: Survey of London casino workers. Journal of Public Health, 28(2), 104-110. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdi086

Study objective: To examine knowledge, attitudes and experiences of London casino workers regarding exposure to second hand smoke (SHS) in the workplace. Design: Postal survey of 1568 London casino workers in 25 casinos who were members of the TGWU o... Read More about Attitudes towards second hand smoke amongst a highly exposed workforce: Survey of London casino workers.

Leadership development through action inquiry (2004)
Presentation / Conference
Burns, D., Evans, D., Orme, J., Gray, S., & Weil, S. (2004, April). Leadership development through action inquiry. Paper presented at Sustaining Public Health in a Changing World: Vision to Action - 12th Annual Public Health Forum

Artefact or reality? Increases in persons notified to the Regional Drug Misuse Database in the South West of England, 1996-2001 (2004)
Journal Article
Weir, I., Myles, J., Wilkinson, S., Orme, J., Gray, S., & Soteriou, T. (2004). Artefact or reality? Increases in persons notified to the Regional Drug Misuse Database in the South West of England, 1996-2001. Journal of Public Health, 26(1), 3-5. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdh106

The incidence of new persons and repeat attenders presenting for treatment for problem drug misuse in the South West of England more than doubled from 1996-1997 to 2000-2001. During this time there was an increase in the number and severity of chroni... Read More about Artefact or reality? Increases in persons notified to the Regional Drug Misuse Database in the South West of England, 1996-2001.