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Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between childhood overweight and obesity and primary school diet and physical activity policies
Obesity is a major public health concern and there are increasing calls for policy intervention. As obesity and the related health conditions develop during childhood, schools are being seen asExpand
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Implementing health promotion programmes in schools: a realist systematic review of research and experience in the United Kingdom
BackgroundSchools have long been viewed as a good setting in which to encourage healthy lifestyles amongst children, and schools in many countries aspire to more comprehensive, integrated approachesExpand
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Exploring perceived barriers, drivers, impacts and the need for evaluation of public involvement in health and social care research: a modified Delphi study
Objective To explore areas of consensus and conflict in relation to perceived public involvement (PI) barriers and drivers, perceived impacts of PI and ways of evaluating PI approaches in health andExpand
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Healthy publics: enabling cultures and environments for health
Despite extraordinary advances in biomedicine and associated gains in human health and well-being, a growing number of health and well-being related challenges have remained or emerged in recentExpand
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Barriers encountered when recruiting obese pregnant women to a dietary intervention.
BACKGROUND Obesity in pregnancy is increasing. It carries significant risks for the mother and her baby, and has considerable implications for the family and maternity services. Specific guidelinesExpand
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Extracting information from hospital records: what patients think about consent
Background and objective: There is increasing regulation and concern about the use of material from patients’ records. Studies on patients’ views have focused on primary care and on use of materialExpand
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Patients' experience of transition onto haemodialysis: a qualitative study.
Transition onto haemodialysis is a time of increased psychosocial difficulty, yet, many renal patients exhibit personal resilience in continuing to lead productive lives. Using a positiveExpand
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Values associated with public involvement in health and social care research: a narrative review
Much has been written about public involvement (PI) in health and social care research, but underpinning values are rarely made explicit despite the potential for these to have significant influenceExpand
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Evidence, theory and context - using intervention mapping to develop a school-based intervention to prevent obesity in children
BackgroundOnly limited data are available on the development and feasibility piloting of school-based interventions to prevent and reduce obesity in children. Clear documentation of the rationale,Expand
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Understanding How Healthy Workplaces Are Created: Implications for Developing a National Health Service Healthy Workplace Program
The workplace is an important setting for promoting health and well-being. We sought to understand how successful workplace health and well-being programs were developed and implemented to inform theExpand
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