Ray B Jones
Affiliation: University of Plymouth
- Older people going online: its value and before-after evaluation of volunteer supportRay B Jones
Plymouth University, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Plymouth, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 17:e122. 2015..We have evaluated volunteer support in helping older people go online. Knowing what value the Internet has been to older people who have just gone online should guide how it is "sold" to those remaining offline...
- Do adverts increase the probability of finding online cognitive behavioural therapy for depression? Cross-sectional studyRay B Jones
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK
BMJ Open 2:e000800. 2012..To estimate the effect of online adverts on the probability of finding online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for depression...
- Using online adverts to increase the uptake of cervical screening amongst "real Eastenders": an opportunistic controlled trialRay B Jones
Faculty of Health, Plymouth University, 3 Portland Villas, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
BMC Res Notes 6:117. 2013..Google AdWords has been used to recruit and raise awareness of health but we were not aware of its use to supplement media events...
- Recruitment to online therapies for depression: pilot cluster randomized controlled trialRay B Jones
Plymouth University, Faculty of Health, Education, and Society, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 15:e45. 2013..Raising awareness of online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) could benefit many people with depression, but we do not know how purchasing online advertising compares to placing free links from relevant local websites in increasing uptake...
- Developing an online learning community for mental health professionals and service users: a discursive analysisJanet Smithson
School of Psychology, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Washington Singer Laboratories, Perry Road, Exeter EX4 4QG, UK
BMC Med Educ 12:12. 2012....
- Accuracy of geographically targeted internet advertisements on Google AdWords for recruitment in a randomized trialRay B Jones
Faculty of Health, Education, and Society, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 14:e84. 2012..They offer the potential to recruit from targeted control areas in cluster randomized controlled trials (RCTs), but little is known about the feasibility of accurately targeting ads by location and comparing with control areas...
- Costs and difficulties of recruiting patients to provide e-health support: pilot study in one primary care trustRay B Jones
Faculty of Health, Education and Society, Plymouth University, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:25. 2012..This pilot study explored the feasibility and cost of recruiting patients for an e-health intervention in one primary care trust...
- What do evaluation instruments tell us about the quality of complementary medicine information on the internet?Matthew Breckons
School of Nursing and Community Studies, University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health and Social Work, Plymouth, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 10:e3. 2008..Various methods have been used to assess the quality of websites, the two main approaches being (1) to compare the content against some gold standard, and (2) to rate various aspects of the site using an assessment tool...
- The perceived impact of location privacy: a web-based survey of public health perspectives and requirements in the UK and CanadaPhilip AbdelMalik
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Centre Court, 73 Exeter Street, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
BMC Public Health 8:156. 2008..This paper describes the views and requirements of public health professionals in Canada and the UK on privacy issues and spatial data, as collected through a web-based survey...
- Using metrics to describe the participative stances of members within discussion forumsRay Jones
Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 13:e3. 2011..We explored the use of metrics that would allow better forum management and more effective analysis of participant contributions...
- Referrals to a regional allergy clinic - an eleven year auditRay B Jones
Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, 3 Portland Villas, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
BMC Public Health 10:790. 2010..For those patients confirmed as having an allergy we explored: (i) differences over time and by demographics, (ii) types of allergy, (iii) co-occurrence, and (iv) spatial distributions...
- Use of live interactive webcasting for an international postgraduate module in ehealth: case study evaluationRay B Jones
University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health, Plymouth, UK
J Med Internet Res 11:e46. 2009..Students sometimes report feeling isolated and lacking in motivation. Synchronous methods can play an important part in any blended approach to learning...
- The role of health kiosks in 2009: literature and informant reviewRay Jones
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL48AA, UK
Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1818-55. 2009..A role remains for: (a) integrated kiosks as part of patient 'flow', (b) opportunistic kiosks to catch people's attention. Both require clear 'ownership' to succeed...
- Does writing a list help cancer patients ask relevant questions?Ray Jones
Department of Public Health, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Patient Educ Couns 47:369-71. 2002..Fewer patients living in deprived areas used the list compared to more affluent areas. Doctors thought that 34% of patients would not otherwise have asked those questions and 91% of prompted discussions were a worthwhile use of time...
- How should we evaluate patient access to their own records? An example with cancer patients in ScotlandRay Jones
University of Plymouth, England, UK
Stud Health Technol Inform 95:152-7. 2003..Even though health service policy is to give patients access to their records we still need to assess outcomes in terms of health, and wellbeing both for patients and their families...
- What is eHealth (5): a research agenda for eHealth through stakeholder consultation and policy context reviewRay Jones
School of Nursing and Community Studies, University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health and Social Work, Plymouth PL3 4SP, UK
J Med Internet Res 7:e54. 2005..This paper reports on one of those projects. A parallel literature review was carried out by others and has been reported elsewhere...
- Effect of different forms of information produced for cancer patients on their use of the information, social support, and anxiety: randomised trialR B Jones
Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA
BMJ 332:942-8. 2006..To explore the hypothesis that different methods of selecting and printing information for cancer patients could improve emotional support by affecting interaction with others, and so lead to improved psychological wellbeing...
- Feasibility of combining e-health for patients with e-learning for students using synchronous technologiesRay Jones
School of Nursing and Community Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
J Adv Nurs 56:99-109. 2006..This paper is a report of a project to introduce and evaluate methods for using information and communication technologies to involve academic staff, students, and patients in a common synchronous e-learning environment...
- Membership and boundary maintenance on an online self-harm forumJanet Smithson
University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Qual Health Res 21:1567-75. 2011..We consider implications for creating sites that enable young people who self-harm to become members and sustain membership, and therefore access support...
- Online anonymous discussion between service users and health professionals to ascertain stakeholder concerns in using e-health services in mental healthRay B Jones
Plymouth University, UK
Health Informatics J 19:281-99. 2013..g. unsupported computerised cognitive behavioural therapy, computer-patient interviewing, and patient access to online medical records), and (3) for further research (e.g. the impact of bad online experiences). ..
- Collaborative learning about e-health for mental health professionals and service users in a structured anonymous online short course: pilot studyEmily J Ashurst
Faculty of Health, Education and Society, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
BMC Med Educ 12:37. 2012..Involving MHSUs in face-face education can be difficult. We had previously been unable to engage MHPs in online discussion with MHSUs. Here we assessed the feasibility of short online courses involving MHSUs and MHPs...
- Phase 1 pilot study of e-mail support for people with long term conditions using the InternetBryony Sheaves
Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:20. 2011..The aim of this pilot study was to develop an intervention and test methods for a definitive randomised controlled trial (RCT) of anonymous personal online email support for patients in this latter group...
- The physical characteristics of materials used in the manufacture of orthoses for patients with diabetesJoanne Paton
School of Health Professions, Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, FF21 Peninsula Allied Health Centre, Derriford Road, Plymouth, UK
Foot Ankle Int 28:1057-63. 2007..This study investigated the physical properties of materials used to fabricate orthoses designed for the prevention of neuropathic diabetic foot ulcers...
- Complexity of case mix in a regional allergy serviceEdward R Kaminski
Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Level 07, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, PL6 8DH, UK
BMC Res Notes 5:103. 2012..Letters were reviewed, extracting the clinic date, doctor seen, gender, date of birth, postcode, GP, and diagnoses. Diagnoses were classified into seven groups and illustrative cases for each group noted...
- A comparison of customised and prefabricated insoles to reduce risk factors for neuropathic diabetic foot ulceration: a participant-blinded randomised controlled trialJoanne S Paton
Faculty of Health, Education and Society, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK
J Foot Ankle Res 5:31. 2012..abstract:..
- The clinician's role in meeting patient information needs: suggested learning outcomesR B Jones
Department of Public Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Med Educ 35:565-71. 2001....
- Validation of Web-based questionnaires regarding osteoporosis prevention in young British womenJ Marsden
Department of Public Health, University of Glasgow, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow
Health Bull (Edinb) 59:254-62. 2001..Nine web-based questionnaires suitable for, and validated with, young British women are now available for use as outcome measures in studies of health education to prevent osteoporosis...
- Oral health and oral health behaviour in a population of diabetic outpatient clinic attendersR B Jones
Department of Public Health, University of Glasgow, UK
Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:204-7. 1992..If the aetiology of the findings of this study were determined, progress could be made in the search for indicators of increased caries risk...