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Healthy Communities

Theme leads

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Professor Julie Parkes

Theme lead

Nisreen

Professor Nisreen Alwan

Deputy theme lead

Healthy Communities Theme

The health of people across our communities faces a number of challenges from the start of someone’s life until the end – our research teams are addressing inequalities, diet, domestic violence and a wide range of issues that touch on everyone’s lives in particular those in more vulnerable and underserved populations.  

Next theme meeting:

see events page or or contact: H.Down@soton.ac.uk for details

Research projects

ADOPTED: Evaluation & Exploration of Multi-Agency Stalking Partnership Interventions

Qualitative Data Preservation and Sharing (Q-DaPS)

SOCIAL CARE: Evaluation of Southampton City Council’s Male Engagement Worker (MEW) Project

ADOPTED: Exploratory research to examine the health impact of scams and fraud and the current
knowledge and systems in the police and partner agencies for targeting and delivering victim support
services

COMPLETED: Co-POWeR - Consortium on Practices of Wellbeing and Resilience in BAME Families and Communities

Testing the effects of food product placement on customers’ visual attention and intended product purchases: a randomised trial in a virtual supermarket setting (Phase II)

ADOPTED: Symptoms, Trajectory, Inequalities and Management: Understanding Long-COVID to Address and Transform Existing Integrated Care Pathways (STIMULATE)

ADOPTED: Mapping pathways of response for adult and child victim-survivors of domestic abuse in Southampton City

ENRICHER – involvEment iN the cRiminal justice system & the ImpaCt on women’s Health dorsEt & hampshiRe

CHAMPION: Children whose mothers are involved in the criminal justice system in Dorset & Hampshire: developing health and social care outcome indicators

ADOPTED PROJECT: How to Support children with cancer, or another serious condition, and their parents during the COVID-19 outbreak

Developing a web resource to support families bereaved during COVID-19

SOCIAL CARE: Local Authority Adult Social Care Recruitment and Retention research project

Mental health Burden of Increased Living costs: Local Support (My BILLS)

ADOPTED: Young people’s barriers to mental health services

POST DOCTORAL PROJECT: Early detection of chronic liver disease in community settings

ADOPTED PROJECT: Comparing pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): systematic review and network meta-analysis

ADOPTED PROJECT: The cross-sector implementation of NICE-recommended CBT-based interventions for young people in care: Framework

ADOPTED PROJECT: DIGNIFIE Gender-seNsitive evaluatIon oF a prIson alternativE

ADOPTED PROJECT: High Harm Domestic Violence Perpetrator Pilot Evaluation

ADOPTED PROJECT: The Gateway Study a randomised controlled trial, economic and qualitative evaluation to examine the effectiveness of an out-of-court community-based Gateway intervention programme aimed at improving health and well-being for young adult offenders; victim satisfaction and reducing recidivism

ADOPTED PROJECT: Social network facilitated engagement in people who are Homeless to address InEqualities in alcohol related Liver Disease - The SHIELD feasibility study

A national evaluation of Project Cautioning And Relationship Abuse (‘CARA’) awareness raising workshops for first time offenders of domestic violence and abuse

Wessex DIET: Determining the Impact of covid-19 on food sEcurity in young families and Testing interventions

Domestic Abuse and Life-Limiting Illness: identifying and supporting adults at risk (DALLI Study)

COMPLETE: GOODNIGHT Covid-19 to care-home-based vulnerable individuals

Prevention schemes for female vicitms and offenders in Hampshire and Dorset

The feasibility of community pharmacies testing for Hepatitis C in people who inject image and performance enhancing drugs

COMPLETED: Testing the effects of food product placement on customers’ visual attention and intended product purchases: a randomised trial in a virtual supermarket setting (Phase I)

COMPLETED: The Wessex FRIEND Toolbox (Family Risk IdEntificatioN and Decision)

Young Volunteers

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Publications

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