Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
- Covert observation in practice: lessons from the evaluation of the prohibition of smoking in public places in ScotlandMark 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...
- Action to achieve smoke-free homes: an exploration of experts' viewsDeborah Ritchie
Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
BMC Public Health 9:112. 2009..Drawing on findings from a qualitative Scottish study, this paper identifies key issues and challenges that need to be considered when developing action to promote smoke-free homes at the national and local level...
- One size fits all? A process evaluation--the turn of the 'story' in smoking cessationD Ritchie
School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Public Health 121:341-8. 2007....
- "But it just has that sort of feel about it, a leper"--stigma, smoke-free legislation and public healthDeborah Ritchie
School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
Nicotine Tob Res 12:622-9. 2010..Relatively little consideration has been given to the potentially negative, albeit unintended, consequences of smoke-free policies within different social and cultural contexts, in particular the increased stigmatization of smokers...
- 'People pull the rug from under your feet': barriers to successful public health programmesDeborah Ritchie
Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, UK
BMC Public Health 8:173. 2008....
- Public places after smoke-free--a qualitative exploration of the changes in smoking behaviourDeborah Ritchie
UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, UK
Health Place 16:461-9. 2010..Pre-legislation differences in the communities appeared to influence the extent of these changes. Cultural and social contexts are important in shaping smoking behaviours and locating change within public places...
- Issues of participation, ownership and empowerment in a community development programme: tackling smoking in a low-income area in ScotlandDeborah Ritchie
Department of Sociology, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, UK
Health Promot Int 19:51-9. 2004..In addition, the different understandings raise questions about the appropriateness and viability of utilizing community development approaches in this context...
- Smoking in the home after the smoke-free legislation in Scotland: qualitative studyRichard Phillips
Public Health Sciences, Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
BMJ 335:553. 2007....
- The re-shaping of the life-world: male British Bangladeshi smokers and the English smoke-free legislationGill Highet
Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, GP Section, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DX, UK
Ethn Health 16:519-33. 2011..To explore how male Bangladeshi smokers adapted to the English smoke-free legislation...
- Smoking cessation for older people: neither too little nor too lateNeneh Rowa-Dewar
Center for Population Health Science, University of Edinburg
Br J Community Nurs 15:578-82. 2010..In this article the authors acknowledge and challenge these concerns to encourage community nurses to embed smoking cessation in their daily practice with older people...
- Parenting support for families with young children - a public health, user-focused study undertaken in a semi-rural area of ScotlandRhona Hogg
dinburgh Health Services Research Unit, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, UK
J Clin Nurs 22:1140-50. 2013..To work with parents and public health nurses (health visitors), to identify and design a range of public health interventions to provide support to parents of young children...