Dombrowski, S. U., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Pollock, A., McLellan, J., MacGillivray, S., …Williams, B. (2016). Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: a protocol for an overview of reviews. Systematic Reviews. 5(173), 1-6. doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0355-9. ISSN 2046-4053
Background Failure to successfully implement and sustain change over the long term continues to be a major problem in health and social care. Translating evidence into routin...
Frost, R., Levati, S., McClurg, D., Brady, M. & Williams, B. (2017). What Adherence Measures Should Be Used in Trials of Home-Based Rehabilitation Interventions? A Systematic Review of the Validity, Reliability, and Acceptability of Measures. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 98(6), 1241-1256.e45. ISSN 0003-9993
To systematically review methods for measuring adherence used in home-based rehabilitation trials and to evaluate their validity, reliability, and acceptability.
Hoskins, G., Williams, B., Abhyankar, P., Donnan, P., Duncan, E., Pinnock, H., …Sheikh, A. (2015). Achieving Good Outcomes for Asthma Living (GOAL): Mixed methods feasibility and pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of a practical intervention for eliciting, setting and achieving goals for adults with asthma. Trials. 17(1)ISSN 1745-6215
Despite being a core component of self-management, goal setting is rarely used in routine care. We piloted a primary care, nurse-led intervention called Achieving G...
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We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Dombrowski, S. U., Campbell, P., Frost, H., Pollock, A., McLellan, J., MacGillivray, S., …Williams, B. (2015). Interventions for sustained healthcare professional behaviour change: A protocol for an overview of reviews. Systematic Reviews. 5doi:10.1186/s13643-016-0355-9. ISSN 2046-4053
Failure to successfully implement and sustain change over the long term continues to be a major problem in health and social care. Translating evidence into routine...
Blencowe, N. S., Brown, J. M., Cook, J. A., Metcalfe, C., Morton, D. G., Nicholl, J., …Williams, B. (2015). Interventions in randomised controlled trials in surgery: issues to consider during trial design. Trials. 16(1), 392. doi:10.1186/s13063-015-0918-4. ISSN 1745-6215
Until recently, insufficient attention has been paid to the fact that surgical interventions are complex. This complexity has several implications, including the way in which ...
Morris, J., Toma, M., Kelly, C., Joice, S., Kroll, T., Mead, G. & Williams, B. (2015). Social context, art making processes and creative output: A qualitative study exploring how psychosocial benefits of art participation during stroke rehabilitation occur. Disability and Rehabilitation. 38(7), 661-672. doi:10.3109/09638288.2015.1055383. ISSN 0963-8288
To explore stroke survivors' and artists' beliefs about participatory visual arts programme participation during in-patient rehabilitation to identify benefits and po...
Wylie, G., Young, Z., Littleford, R., Sullivan, F., Williams, B., Menz, H., …Morris, J. (2015). Reflecting on the methodological challenge of recruiting older care home residents to podiatry research. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research. 8(supp. 1)doi:10.1186/1757-1146-8-S1-A10
Successful randomisd controlled trials (RCTs) require successful participant recruitment; poor recruitment leads to poor, under-powered studies, and may waste gra...
Williams, B. (2013). Reducing Alcohol-related Harm in Disadvantaged Men: Development and Feasibility Assessment of a Brief Intervention Delivered by Mobile Telephone. Southampton, UK: NIHR
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