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Real-world uptake of a tailored, text message pregnancy smoking cessation programme (MiQuit) when offered online (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Emery, J., Coleman, T., Sutton, S., Cooper, S., & Leonardi-Bee, J. (2016). Real-world uptake of a tailored, text message pregnancy smoking cessation programme (MiQuit) when offered online

Background: Prenatal smoking is a major public health concern and uptake of NHS cessation support is low in this group. Text message-based self-help is a promising intervention for this population but little is known about its likely real-world uptak... Read More

Multicentre, randomised controlled trial of a low-cost smoking cessation text message intervention for pregnant smokers (MiQuit) (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Naughton, F., Foster, K., Emery, J., Cooper, S., Sutton, S., & Leonardi-Bee, J. (2016). Multicentre, randomised controlled trial of a low-cost smoking cessation text message intervention for pregnant smokers (MiQuit)

Background: Text message cessation programmes have potential to change smoking behaviour during pregnancy but their effectiveness is unknown. This study aimed to estimate key parameters, including effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, for delivering... Read More

The association between treatment adherence to nicotine patches and smoking cessation in pregnancy (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Vaz, L. R., Aveyard, P., Cooper, S., Leonardi-Bee, J., & Coleman, T. (2016). The association between treatment adherence to nicotine patches and smoking cessation in pregnancy

Background: In non-pregnant “quitters,” adherence to nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) increases smoking cessation. We investigated relationships between adherence to placebo or NRT patches and cessation in pregnancy, including an assessment of reve... Read More

Identification and treatment of tobacco dependence among young people in residential homes during the statutory annual health assessment: a retrospective case-note review (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Huddlestone, L., Pritchard, C., & Ratschen, E. (2015). Identification and treatment of tobacco dependence among young people in residential homes during the statutory annual health assessment: a retrospective case-note review

Background Rates of tobacco smoking are substantially higher among young people accommodated in residential homes than in the general youth population. Public health guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recomm... Read More

Changes in student learning styles over the course of postgraduate taught programmes and the impact of learning styles on achievement in various assessment modes (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Phalkey, R., Pritchard, C., & Myles, P. (2015). Changes in student learning styles over the course of postgraduate taught programmes and the impact of learning styles on achievement in various assessment modes

Background: The impact of students preferred learning styles on their performance has been investigated in medical and nursing education but little has been done for students enrolling on postgraduate taught programmes in Public Health and Epidemiolo... Read More