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Woodall, James; Cross, Ruth; Kinsella, Karina; Bunyan, Ann-Marie – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: There has been an increased focus in policy discourse on individuals with severe, multiple and complex needs. This paper seeks to understand how best to enable these individuals to take greater control over their health. Design: Qualitative, user-led, peer research. Setting: Large urban UK city. Method: Trained peer researchers with…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Health Behavior, Urban Areas, Peer Groups
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Snelson, Edward; Hoskin, Julie – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Despite a long-standing declaration of educational need in the area of paediatrics in primary care, there is little in the way of strategy for delivering high-quality learning relevant to the specific needs of the primary care team. This article seeks to explore various models for delivering primary care centred paediatric education to…
Descriptors: Pediatrics, Primary Health Care, Educational Needs, Referral
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Lavallée, Jacqueline F.; Grogan, Sarah; Austin, Carol A. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: This qualitative study aimed to understand the experiences, information and support needs of family members of cancer patients and their satisfaction with the services provided to them as a family member. Design: Inductive qualitative and critical realist approach to data collection and analysis. Methods: Purposive sampling was used to…
Descriptors: Cancer, Patients, Family Attitudes, Experience
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Botfield, Jessica R.; Newman, Christy E.; Lenette, Caroline; Albury, Kath; Zwi, Anthony B. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Digital storytelling and other methods of self-expression and autobiography have become an increasingly important tool for those working with young people, including those from migrant, refugee or other 'culturally diverse' backgrounds. A structured scoping review was undertaken to better understand the potential value and challenges of…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Autobiographies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Vandenbosch, Jessica; Van den Broucke, Stephan; Schinckus, Louise; Schwarz, Peter; Doyle, Gerardine; Pelikan, Jürgen; Muller, Ingrid; Levin-Zamir, Diane; Schillinger, Dean; Chang, Peter; Terkildsen-Maindal, Helle – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: Diabetes self-management education (DSME) is generally considered to be a key determinant of the treatment outcomes and related costs of diabetes mellitus. While DSME programmes generally have positive outcomes, their effects may depend on certain factors, such as the type of programmes provided and patients' level of health literacy…
Descriptors: Health Education, Diabetes, Self Management, Questionnaires
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Wilson, Amanda D.; Fylan, Fiona; Gough, Brendan – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Men's engagement in family planning has become part of the global health agenda; however, little is known about the training manuals health practitioners' use and how these manuals describe and explain men's roles within a family planning context. Design: To further understand engagement, this paper examines how training manuals written…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Males, Family Planning, Guides
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Robertson, Steve; Baker, Peter – Health Education Journal, 2017
Despite overall improvements in life expectancy, rates of premature male mortality, particularly for men in areas of socioeconomic deprivation, remain an important issue of concern in the United Kingdom. Interventions to engage men and promote their health and wellbeing have developed, albeit sporadically, over recent decades in response to this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Health Promotion, Mortality Rate
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Pettinger, Clare; Parsons, Julie M.; Cunningham, Miranda; Withers, Lyndsey; D'Aprano, Gia; Letherby, Gayle; Sutton, Carole; Whiteford, Andrew; Ayres, Richard – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: High levels of social and economic deprivation are apparent in many UK cities, where there is evidence of certain "marginalised" communities suffering disproportionately from poor nutrition, threatening health. Finding ways to engage with these communities is essential to identify strategies to optimise wellbeing and life…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Well Being, Food, Foreign Countries
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Donaldson-Feilder, Emma; Lewis, Rachel; Pavey, Louisa; Jones, Bethan; Green, Melanie; Webster, Angela – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: The objective of this study was to examine employees' perceived barriers and facilitators of physical activity and healthy dietary choices, and managers' perceptions of how best to facilitate physical activity and healthy dietary choices among their team members. Design: Single time-point survey with categorical and open-ended…
Descriptors: Exercise, Dietetics, Health Behavior, Barriers
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Alldred, Pam; Fox, Nick; Kulpa, Robert – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: To assess an intervention to familiarise parents with children's books for use in primary (5-11 years) sex and relationship education (SRE) classes. Method: Case study of a 7-week programme in one London primary school, using ethnographic observation, semi-structured interviews and focus groups with parents (n = 7) and key stakeholders…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Focus Groups, Questionnaires
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Shepherd, Jonathan; Pickett, Karen; Dewhirst, Sue; Byrne, Jenny; Speller, Viv; Grace, Marcus; Almond, Palo; Roderick, Paul – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: To conduct a systematic review of effectiveness, and barriers and facilitators, of initial teacher training to promote health and well-being in schools. Design: Systematic review of the literature. Method: A total of 20 bibliographic databases were searched, including MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Social Science Citation Index. Studies were…
Descriptors: Well Being, Barriers, Preservice Teacher Education, Health Promotion
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Caird, Jennifer; Kavanagh, Josephine; O'Mara-Eves, Alison; Oliver, Kathryn; Oliver, Sandy; Stansfield, Claire; Thomas, James – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objectives: To examine evidence from studies exploring the relationship between childhood obesity and educational attainment. Design: A systematic review of secondary analyses and observational studies published in English after 1997 examining attainment as measured by grade point average or other validated measure, in children aged 6 to 16 years,…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Obesity, Correlation, Children
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Humphris, Gerry; Williams, Brian – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: The use of pictorial warning labels on tobacco packets has gained almost universal international acceptance. In a public consultation exercise in 2006, the Department of Health in England, through a web-based answering system, asked people's preferences of 42 images, asking which images might be effective to encourage tobacco cessation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Smoking, Health Promotion, Psychological Patterns
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McMullan, Julie; Keeney, Sinead – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: This article aims to review the previously published literature on the social and environmental factors which influence children (aged 3-5 years) to be obese/overweight and the accuracy of parental perceptions. Obesity levels are on the increase in today's society and habits are being passed from parents to children, with family…
Descriptors: Obesity, Body Weight, Social Influences, Environmental Influences
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Trigwell, J.; Watson, P. M.; Murphy, R. C.; Stratton, G.; Cable, N. T. – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: This study examined the relationship between ethnic background and parental views of healthy body size, concerns surrounding overweight and attitudes to perceived causes of overweight in childhood. Method: A self-report questionnaire was designed to explore parental attitudes towards childhood weight. Sampling deliberately…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Questionnaires, Body Weight, Sampling
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