Clare I Bambra

Summary

Affiliation: University of Durham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Tackling inequalities in obesity: a protocol for a systematic review of the effectiveness of public health interventions at reducing socioeconomic inequalities in obesity among adults
    Clare L Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Syst Rev 2:27. 2013
  2. pmc Tackling inequalities in obesity: a protocol for a systematic review of the effectiveness of public health interventions at reducing socioeconomic inequalities in obesity amongst children
    Clare L Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    Syst Rev 1:16. 2012
  3. pmc Assembling the evidence jigsaw: insights from a systematic review of UK studies of individual-focused return to work initiatives for disabled and long-term ill people
    Stephen Clayton
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:170. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Yesterday once more? Unemployment and health in the 21st century
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:213-5. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Reducing health inequalities in priority public health conditions: using rapid review to develop proposals for evidence-based policy
    Clare Bambra
    Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:496-505. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Worklessness and regional differences in the social gradient in general health: Evidence from the 2001 English census
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    Health Place 16:1014-21. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Welfare state regime life courses: the development of western European welfare state regimes and age-related patterns of educational inequalities in self-reported health
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    Int J Health Serv 40:399-420. 2010
  8. doi request reprint A labour of Sisyphus? Public policy and health inequalities research from the Black and Acheson Reports to the Marmot Review
    C Bambra
    Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queens Campus, Stockton on Tees, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:399-406. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Work, worklessness and the political economy of health inequalities
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:746-50. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Health inequalities and welfare state regimes: theoretical insights on a public health 'puzzle'
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:740-5. 2011

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Tackling inequalities in obesity: a protocol for a systematic review of the effectiveness of public health interventions at reducing socioeconomic inequalities in obesity among adults
    Clare L Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    Syst Rev 2:27. 2013
    ..Tackling obesity is high on the public health agenda both in the United Kingdom and internationally. However, what works in terms of interventions that are able to reduce inequalities in obesity is lacking...
  2. pmc Tackling inequalities in obesity: a protocol for a systematic review of the effectiveness of public health interventions at reducing socioeconomic inequalities in obesity amongst children
    Clare L Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, University Boulevard, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    Syst Rev 1:16. 2012
    ..However, there is a lack of accessible policy-ready evidence on what works in terms of interventions to reduce inequalities in obesity...
  3. pmc Assembling the evidence jigsaw: insights from a systematic review of UK studies of individual-focused return to work initiatives for disabled and long-term ill people
    Stephen Clayton
    Division of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:170. 2011
    ..This systematic review asks what employment impact have these interventions had and how might they work better?..
  4. doi request reprint Yesterday once more? Unemployment and health in the 21st century
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:213-5. 2010
    ..Therefore, it is not simply a case of 'yesterday once more' and public health research, policy and practice needs to be sensitive and responsive to these changes...
  5. doi request reprint Reducing health inequalities in priority public health conditions: using rapid review to develop proposals for evidence-based policy
    Clare Bambra
    Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:496-505. 2010
    ..In this paper, we describe the methodology used, and the recommendations made, by the group tasked with inequalities in priority public health conditions...
  6. doi request reprint Worklessness and regional differences in the social gradient in general health: Evidence from the 2001 English census
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    Health Place 16:1014-21. 2010
    ..In this paper, then we examine the extent to which between and within regional differences in the social gradient in self-rated general health are associated with differences in rates of worklessness...
  7. ncbi request reprint Welfare state regime life courses: the development of western European welfare state regimes and age-related patterns of educational inequalities in self-reported health
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    Int J Health Serv 40:399-420. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint A labour of Sisyphus? Public policy and health inequalities research from the Black and Acheson Reports to the Marmot Review
    C Bambra
    Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queens Campus, Stockton on Tees, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:399-406. 2011
    ..To explore similarities and differences in policy content and the political context of the three main English government reports on health inequalities: the Black Report (1980), the Acheson Enquiry (1998), and the Marmot Review (2010)...
  9. doi request reprint Work, worklessness and the political economy of health inequalities
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:746-50. 2011
    ..This model is then applied to the case of work and worklessness. The essay concludes by arguing that politics matters in the aetiology of health inequalities...
  10. doi request reprint Health inequalities and welfare state regimes: theoretical insights on a public health 'puzzle'
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:740-5. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Real world reviews: a beginner's guide to undertaking systematic reviews of public health policy interventions
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:14-9. 2011
    ..However, most researchers still remain apprehensive about conducting their first systematic review. This is often because an 'ideal' type of systematic review is promoted in the methods literature...
  12. pmc Tackling the wider social determinants of health and health inequalities: evidence from systematic reviews
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:284-91. 2010
    ..However, turning these demands for better evidence about interventions around the social determinants of health into action requires identifying what we already know and highlighting areas for further development...
  13. pmc What are the effects of anti-discriminatory legislation on socioeconomic inequalities in the employment consequences of ill health and disability?
    Clare Bambra
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:421-6. 2007
    ..To investigate how anti-discrimination legislation in the form of the UK Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) affected socioeconomic disparities in the employment rates of people with a limiting long-term illness (LLTI) or disability...
  14. pmc A politics of health glossary
    C Bambra
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:571-4. 2007
    ..Examples from different domains (healthcare and population health) are provided to highlight how political concepts pervade health...
  15. pmc The psychosocial and health effects of workplace reorganisation. 2. A systematic review of task restructuring interventions
    Clare Bambra
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1028-37. 2007
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  16. pmc Going beyond The three worlds of welfare capitalism: regime theory and public health research
    C Bambra
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1098-102. 2007
    ..It concludes by suggesting new avenues of study in public health that could be explored by drawing upon this broader welfare state regimes literature...
  17. doi request reprint Shifting schedules: the health effects of reorganizing shift work
    Clare L Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees, UK
    Am J Prev Med 34:427-434. 2008
    ..The harmful effects of shift work on the health and work-life balance of employees are well known. A range of organizational interventions has been suggested to address these negative effects...
  18. doi request reprint "A hard day's night?" The effects of Compressed Working Week interventions on the health and work-life balance of shift workers: a systematic review
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:764-77. 2008
    ..To systematically review studies of the effects of the Compressed Working Week on the health and work-life balance of shift workers, and to identify any differential impacts by socio-economic group...
  19. doi request reprint Incapacity benefit reform and the politics of ill health
    Clare I Bambra
    BMJ 337:a1452. 2008
  20. doi request reprint Gender, health inequalities and welfare state regimes: a cross-national study of 13 European countries
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, University of Durham, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:38-44. 2009
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  21. doi request reprint Welfare state regimes, unemployment and health: a comparative study of the relationship between unemployment and self-reported health in 23 European countries
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queens Campus, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:92-8. 2009
    ..However, what is less clear is whether this relationship varies between welfare states with differing levels of social protection for the unemployed...
  22. doi request reprint Working for health? Evidence from systematic reviews on the effects on health and health inequalities of organisational changes to the psychosocial work environment
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees, UK
    Prev Med 48:454-61. 2009
    ..To map the health effects of interventions which aim to alter the psychosocial work environment, with a particular focus on differential impacts by socio-economic status, gender, ethnicity, or age...
  23. doi request reprint Collective resources or local social inequalities? Examining the social determinants of mental health in rural areas
    Mylene Riva
    Department of Geography, Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Durham, UK
    Eur J Public Health 21:197-203. 2011
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  24. ncbi request reprint Flexible working conditions and their effects on employee health and wellbeing
    Kerry Joyce
    Department of Geography, Durham University, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees, Teesside, UK, TS17 6BH
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD008009. 2010
    ..Moreover, there is a clear need for well-designed intervention studies to delineate the impact of flexible working conditions on health, wellbeing and health inequalities...
  25. doi request reprint Evidence from the 2001 English Census on the contribution of employment status to the social gradient in self-rated health
    F Popham
    School of Geography and Geosciences, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:277-80. 2010
    ..Unemployment and economic inactivity are associated with poor health. There are social gradients in unemployment and economic inactivity, so it was hypothesised that they may contribute to the social gradient in self-rated health...