Affiliation: University of Birmingham
- A cluster-randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a childhood obesity prevention programme delivered through schools, targeting 6-7 year old children: the WAVES study protocolPeymane Adab
Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT, Birmingham, UK
BMC Public Health 15:488. 2015....
- A brief intervention for weight management in primary care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trialAmanda Lewis
Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK
Trials 14:393. 2013..Evidence shows that commercial weight management services, that most primary care trusts have 'on prescription', are more effective than primary care treatment...
- Development of a childhood obesity prevention programme with a focus on UK South Asian communitiesMiranda Pallan
School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK Electronic address
Prev Med 57:948-54. 2013..We report the development of a childhood obesity prevention intervention for UK South Asian primary school-aged children, guided by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) framework for complex intervention development and evaluation...
- Process evaluation design in a cluster randomised controlled childhood obesity prevention trial: the WAVES studyTania L Griffin
Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:112. 2014..The intervention promoted activities encouraging physical activity and healthy eating. This paper presents the methods used to assess implementation of the intervention...
- TargetCOPD: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of targeted case finding for COPD versus routine practice in primary care: protocolRachel E Jordan
School of Health and Populations Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
BMC Pulm Med 14:157. 2014..There are a number of small studies which have examined possible methods of case finding through primary care, but no large RCTs that have adequately assessed the most cost-effective approach...
- Contextual influences on the development of obesity in children: a case study of UK South Asian communitiesMiranda Pallan
School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
Prev Med 54:205-11. 2012..This paper demonstrates the value of accessing such local knowledge, and discusses how this information fits with existing conceptual models of childhood obesity...
- An evaluation of Birmingham Own Health telephone care management service among patients with poorly controlled diabetes. A retrospective comparison with the General Practice Research DatabaseRachel E Jordan
Unit of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
BMC Public Health 11:707. 2011..We used a novel method to evaluate its effectiveness in a real-life setting...
- A randomised controlled trial to compare a range of commercial or primary care led weight reduction programmes with a minimal intervention control for weight loss in obesity: the Lighten Up trialKate Jolly
School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
BMC Public Health 10:439. 2010....
- Body image, body dissatisfaction and weight status in South Asian children: a cross-sectional studyMiranda J Pallan
Unit of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
BMC Public Health 11:21. 2011..The aim of this study is to describe body image size perception and dissatisfaction, and their relationship to weight status in primary school aged UK South Asian children...
- Performance league tables: the NHS deserves betterPeymane Adab
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
BMJ 324:95-8. 2002
- Randomised controlled trial of the effect of evidence based information on women's willingness to participate in cervical cancer screeningP Adab
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:589-93. 2003..To assess whether providing women with additional information on the pros and cons of screening, compared with information currently offered by the NHS, affects their intention to attend for screening...
- Is population coronary heart disease risk screening justified? A discussion of the National Service Framework for coronary heart disease (Standard 4)A Rouse
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
Br J Gen Pract 51:834-7. 2001..We argue that the benefits of population cardiovascular screening must be established through properly conducted trials and, if a programme is introduced, adequate resources and management structures must first be identified...
- Does smoking status influence the prognosis of bladder cancer? A systematic reviewP Aveyard
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
BJU Int 90:228-39. 2002..To summarize, in a systematic review, the evidence for the effect of stopping smoking on recurrence, cancer-specific and all cause-mortality among smokers with newly diagnosed bladder cancer...
- A case-control study of elderly patients with acute respiratory illness: effect of influenza vaccination on admission to hospital in winter 2003-2004R E Jordan
Health Protection Research and Development Unit, Health Protection Agency, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
Vaccine 25:7909-13. 2007..2 (95%CI 0.8, 1.9). Policy makers should not rely solely on influenza vaccine routinely having a large effect on winter pressures, and should focus on additional preventive strategies...
- Advertising of food to children: is brand logo recognition related to their food knowledge, eating behaviours and food preferences?C A Kopelman
Birmingham University Medical School, University of Birmingham, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 29:358-67. 2007....
- Informed consent for breast screening: what should we tell women?T Marshall
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
J Med Screen 10:22-6. 2003..To illustrate visually the lifetime probabilities of the principal outcomes of the UK breast screening programme in a readily understandable format...
- Passive smoking exposure and risk of COPD among adults in China: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort StudyP Yin
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
Lancet 370:751-7. 2007..We examined the relation between passive smoking and COPD and respiratory symptoms in an adult Chinese population...
- Effect of obstructive sleep apnoea on diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy: a systematic review and meta-analysisW B Leong
School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Birmingham and Black Country NIHR CLAHRC, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Diabet Med 33:158-68. 2016....
- Relationship between walking levels and perceptions of the local neighbourhood environmentD Alton
Department of Public Health, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Arch Dis Child 92:29-33. 2007..To explore the relationship between frequency of walking trips, perceptions of the local environment and individual travel preferences in children...