Shona Hilton

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Medical Research
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc UK newspapers' representations of the 2009-10 outbreak of swine flu: one health scare not over-hyped by the media?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Hillhead, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:941-6. 2011
  2. pmc "I thought cancer was one of those random things. I didn't know cancer could be caught...": adolescent girls' understandings and experiences of the HPV programme in the UK
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 29:4409-15. 2011
  3. pmc Public views of the UK media and government reaction to the 2009 swine flu pandemic
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:697. 2010
  4. pmc Reporting of MMR evidence in professional publications: 1988-2007
    S Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:831-3. 2009
  5. pmc Competency, confidence and conflicting evidence: key issues affecting health visitors' use of research evidence in practice
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    BMC Nurs 8:4. 2009
  6. pmc School nurses' experiences of delivering the UK HPV vaccination programme in its first year
    Shona Hilton
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 11:226. 2011
  7. pmc Newsprint media representations of the introduction of the HPV vaccination programme for cervical cancer prevention in the UK (2005-2008)
    Shona Hilton
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:942-50. 2010
  8. pmc Disclosing a cancer diagnosis to friends and family: a gendered analysis of young men's and women's experiences
    Shona Hilton
    Medical Research Council, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 19:744-54. 2009
  9. pmc MMR: marginalised, misrepresented and rejected? Autism: a focus group study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:322-7. 2007
  10. pmc Parents' champions vs. vested interests: who do parents believe about MMR? A qualitative study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:42. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc UK newspapers' representations of the 2009-10 outbreak of swine flu: one health scare not over-hyped by the media?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Hillhead, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:941-6. 2011
    ..A/H1N1, more commonly referred to as swine flu, emerged in Mexico in spring 2009. It rapidly spread across the world and was classed as a global pandemic on 11 June 2009...
  2. pmc "I thought cancer was one of those random things. I didn't know cancer could be caught...": adolescent girls' understandings and experiences of the HPV programme in the UK
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, United Kingdom
    Vaccine 29:4409-15. 2011
    ..This study offers some of the first insights from the UK into adolescent girls' understandings of HPV, its link with cervical cancer, and experiences of vaccination, since the programme was introduced in September 2008...
  3. pmc Public views of the UK media and government reaction to the 2009 swine flu pandemic
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:697. 2010
    ..This study examines public understandings of the pandemic, exploring how people deciphered the threat and perceived they could control the risks...
  4. pmc Reporting of MMR evidence in professional publications: 1988-2007
    S Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:831-3. 2009
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  5. pmc Competency, confidence and conflicting evidence: key issues affecting health visitors' use of research evidence in practice
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    BMC Nurs 8:4. 2009
    ..Further research on what makes evidence more comprehensible, convincing and useable would contribute to understanding how to bridge the gulf between evidence and practice...
  6. pmc School nurses' experiences of delivering the UK HPV vaccination programme in its first year
    Shona Hilton
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 11:226. 2011
    ..This study offers insights from school nurses' perspectives and experiences of delivering this new vaccination programme...
  7. pmc Newsprint media representations of the introduction of the HPV vaccination programme for cervical cancer prevention in the UK (2005-2008)
    Shona Hilton
    Medical Research Council, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 70:942-50. 2010
    ..Secondly, the focus on prevalence rates of HPV infection among women and on women's sexual behaviours, in relation to HPV vaccination 'encouraging' promiscuity, is an unhelpful aspect of media coverage...
  8. pmc Disclosing a cancer diagnosis to friends and family: a gendered analysis of young men's and women's experiences
    Shona Hilton
    Medical Research Council, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 19:744-54. 2009
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of gender stereotypes of "expressive" women and "stoical" men...
  9. pmc MMR: marginalised, misrepresented and rejected? Autism: a focus group study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:322-7. 2007
    ..To explore how the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine controversy impacted on the lives of parents caring for children with autism...
  10. pmc Parents' champions vs. vested interests: who do parents believe about MMR? A qualitative study
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:42. 2007
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to examine parents' views on the role the media, politicians and health professionals have played in providing credible evidence about MMR safety...
  11. pmc Expectations and changing attitudes of bar workers before and after the implementation of smoke-free legislation in Scotland
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:206. 2007
    ..In Scotland on March 26, 2006 a comprehensive prohibition on smoking in all enclosed public places was introduced. This study examines bar workers' attitudes towards a smoke-free working environment...
  12. pmc Implications for alcohol minimum unit pricing advocacy: what can we learn for public health from UK newsprint coverage of key claim-makers in the policy debate?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 102:157-64. 2014
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  13. pmc Coverage of Jade Goody's cervical cancer in UK newspapers: a missed opportunity for health promotion?
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 10:368. 2010
    ..This study examines the content of newspaper articles covering her illness to consider whether 'mobilising information' which could encourage women to adopt risk-reducing and health promoting behaviours has been included...
  14. pmc The relationship between workers' self-reported changes in health and their attitudes towards a workplace intervention: lessons from smoke-free legislation across the UK hospitality industry
    Laura MacCalman
    Scottish Centre for Indoor Air, Institute of Occupational Medicine, Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:324. 2012
    ..Due to the subjective nature it is of interest to determine whether workers' attitudes towards the change in their working conditions may be linked to the change in health they report...
  15. pmc Observations from behind the bar: changing patrons' behaviours in response to smoke-free legislation in Scotland
    Shona Hilton
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:238. 2008
    ..This qualitative study presents insights from bar workers about their observations of the changing social bar environment, changing patrons' behaviours and challenges bar workers have faced in managing smoke-free legislation...
  16. doi request reprint Representations of minimum unit pricing for alcohol in UK newspapers: a case study of a public health policy debate
    Chris Patterson
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 37:40-9. 2015
    ..Mass media influence public acceptability, and hence feasibility, of public health interventions. This study investigates newsprint constructions of the alcohol problem and minimum unit pricing (MUP)...
  17. pmc Newsprint coverage of smoking in cars carrying children: a case study of public and scientific opinion driving the policy debate
    Shona Hilton
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Top Floor, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 3QB, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:1116. 2014
    ..This study offers the first investigation into how the UK newsprint media are framing the current policy debate about the need for smoke-free laws to protect children from the harms of second-hand smoke exposure whilst in vehicles...
  18. pmc Harms to 'others' from alcohol consumption in the minimum unit pricing policy debate: a qualitative content analysis of U.K. newspapers (2005-12)
    Karen Wood
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Addiction 109:578-84. 2014
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  19. pmc Escalating coverage of obesity in UK newspapers: the evolution and framing of the "obesity epidemic" from 1996 to 2010
    Shona Hilton
    CSO MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1688-95. 2012
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  20. pmc Covert observation in practice: lessons from the evaluation of the prohibition of smoking in public places in Scotland
    Mark Petticrew
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Public Health 7:204. 2007
    ..A workshop was therefore convened to identify practical lessons learned so far from the Scottish evaluation...
  21. pmc Primary care nurses' experiences of how the mass media influence frontline healthcare in the UK
    Jennifer E van Bekkum
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:178. 2013
    ..This study aims to explore primary care nurses' experiences of how mass media influences frontline healthcare...
  22. doi request reprint United Kingdom newsprint media reporting on sexual health and blood-borne viruses in 2010
    Susan Martin
    Medical Research Council Chief Scientist Office Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, Scotland
    Sex Health 10:546-52. 2013
    ..This paper presents the first large-scale exploration of UK national newsprint media representations of sexual health and BBVs...
  23. ncbi request reprint 'Combined vaccines are like a sudden onslaught to the body's immune system': parental concerns about vaccine 'overload' and 'immune-vulnerability'
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Vaccine 24:4321-7. 2006
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  24. pmc UK research funding bodies' views towards public participation in health-related research decisions: an exploratory study
    Jennifer E van Bekkum
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:318. 2014
    ..This paper provides insights into how key representatives working in the UK non-commercial research funding sector perceive public participation in health-related research funding decisions and the possible implications of these...
  25. pmc Perspectives on econometric modelling to inform policy: a UK qualitative case study of minimum unit pricing of alcohol
    Srinivasa V Katikireddi
    1 MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK2 Public Health and Health Policy, NHS Lothian, Waverley Gate, 2 4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EG, UK
    Eur J Public Health 24:490-5. 2014
    ..We aim to investigate policy stakeholders' views of the utility of modelling studies for public health policy...
  26. pmc Understanding the development of minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland: a qualitative study of the policy process
    Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom Department of Public Health and Policy, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e91185. 2014
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  27. ncbi request reprint Have men been overlooked? A comparison of young men and women's experiences of chemotherapy-induced alopecia
    Shona Hilton
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Psychooncology 17:577-83. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to compare men and women's accounts of chemotherapy-induced alopecia...