Jenny Owen

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The present project aimed to identify research activity at the health and social care interface in primary care within one National Health Service region, and to determine levels of research capacity and support within social services. The study was commissioned by a primary care research network (PCRN) in order to assess opportunities to increase research(More)
The ways in which inequality generates particular population health outcomes remains a major source of dispute within social epidemiology and medical sociology. Wilkinson and Pickett's The Spirit Level (2009), undoubtedly galvanised thinking across the disciplines, with its emphasis on how income inequality shapes the distribution of health and social(More)
This article considers findings from two recent qualitative studies in the UK, identifying parallels in the ways in which 'ecologies of practice' in two high-profile areas of health-related intervention underpin processes of empowerment and recognition. The first project focused on policy and practice in relation to teenage motherhood in a city in the North(More)
(2010). 'Selling it as a holistic health provision and not just about condoms ?' Sexual health services in school settings: current models and their relationship with sex and relationships education policy and provision. Sex education, 10 (4), 423-435. one copy of any article(s) in SHURA to facilitate their private study or for non-commercial research. You(More)
We present new UK research (1987-90) in the area of gender and office information systems design. Our paper will contribute to the CSCW debate in two areas. Methodology, where we use our case-study experiences to reflect upon the traditional computing approaches to office systems design. Secondly, participatory design, through our active involvement in the(More)
Following a scheduled review of a university pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing program, a decision was taken to introduce a new model of clinical education delivery. Principles of collaboration, as used by other university nursing programs, were applied to the change management process. As the process of change progressed, a model incorporating(More)
Alexander; the contributors for their contributions. The moral rights of the authors have been asserted. Database right the Tufnell Press (maker). Cover photograph, From cradle to pram … life goes on, Contents Chapter 1 What's the problem with teenage parents? 1 Chapter 2 'What's important at the end of the day?' Young mothers' values and policy(More)
AIM This paper reports on the findings from a qualitative study exploring the experiences of teenage mothers using a nurse-led, home-based contraceptive service designed to prevent repeat unplanned pregnancies. The aim was to understand if, and how the service was effective in equipping teenage mothers to make informed choices about contraception, thus(More)
School-based sexual health clinics are emerging as one of the key ways to promote sexual health among young people, and school nurses play an important role in developing and delivering these services. This study used a qualitative design to explore the experiences of health professionals and policy makers involved in setting up such services in U.K.(More)
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