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Category: <span>Research & Project Updates</span>

Care homes achieving realistic movement strategies (CHARMS)

Development of an intervention programme theory to increase movement in care homes for people with cognitive impairment: Care homes achieving realistic movement strategies (CHARMS) Link to full text Main findings: Context appropriate interventions increase movement/physical activity in care homes. CHARMS materials guide care homes to develop movement/physical activity strategies. Older …

Telehealth provides unique opportunities to improve access to early years health services for young mothers, but barriers remain

Understanding the use of telehealth in the context of the Family Nurse Partnership and other early years home visiting programmes: A rapid review Researchers from SCPHRP have recently published a rapid review which sought to understand the use of telehealth in early parenthood programmes sharing similarities with the Family Nurse …

New paper on 20mph! Use of natural experimental studies to evaluate 20mph speed limits in two major UK cities

New paper from the NIHR funded 20mph project led by Ruth Jepson. This paper was authored by Karen Milton and Mike Kelly plus members of the 20mph team Read it in full here – or get the highlights below! Innovative study designs, including natural experiments, are important for assessing the …

22/02 Public Health Intervention Responsive Studies Teams (PHIRST) – call for Local Authority Initiatives

 Closes: 13:00 on 12 September 2022 The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme are accepting Expressions of Interest (EoI) from Local Authorities that have initiatives in need of research and evaluation. The shortlisted Expressions of Interest will be given to our Public Health Intervention Responsive Studies Teams (PHIRST) to co-produce research …

New book from the SCPHRP team! Developing Public Health Interventions A Step-by-Step Guide

Developing Public Health Interventions A Step-by-Step Guide Ruth Jepson John mcateer Andrew James Williams Larry Doi – University of Edinburgh Audrey Buelo – University of Edinburgh January 2022 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd A highly practical guide to public health intervention development. This book has been developed to …

Contact Centres & Workplace Health Report

Report Overview This is the first of a three-part PhD project by SCPHRP PhD Candidate Jillian Manner. The aim of the PhD is to understand how organisational and cultural factors impact on the long-term implementation and sustainability of workplace wellbeing programmes. Introduction Health promotion programmes often have mixed success, particularly …

20mph Academic Articles

Journal articles Claire L. Cleland, Katy McComb, Frank Kee, Ruth Jepson, Michael P. Kelly, Karen Milton, Glenna Nightingale, Paul Kelly, Graham Baker, Neil Craig, Andrew James Williams, Ruth F. Hunter. Effects of 20 mph interventions on a range of public health outcomes using the meta-narrative method. Journal of Transport and Health Jepson …


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