Brown, S. (2010). Young men, contraception and responsibility: report of a pilot study. Edinburgh Napier Research Repository: Hull City Council
Report for Hull City Council.
Campion, P., Brown, S., & Thornton-Jones, H. (2010). After Wilberforce: an independent enquiry into the health and social needs of asylum seekers and refugees in Hull. Hull: NHS Hull
Commissioned by NHS Hull, this project has four aims: a. to gather the views of asylum seekers and refugees in Hull about their lives, and health; b. to consult with all relev...
Beck, M., Toms, S., Mannion, R., Brown, S., Fitzsimmins, D., Lunt, N. & Greener, L. (2008). The role and effectiveness of public-private partnerships (NHS LIFT) in the development of enhanced primary care services and premises; report for the national co-ordinating centre for NHS service delivery and organisation R&D (NCCSDO). York, United Kingdom: National Co-ordinating Centre for NHS Service Delivery and Organisation R&D (NCCSDO)
Report for the National Co-ordinating Centre for NHS Service Delivery and Organisation R&D (NCCSDO)
Chief Scientists Office
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
National Institute for Health Research
Enhancing selection of the healthcare workforce: a programme of psychometric epidermiology
Brown, S. & Thornton-Jones, H. (2007). What are the factors underlying unintended pregnancy in young women in Hull?
The recent public health white paper “Choosing Health” (2004) made significant commitments to sexual health and in particular the reduction of unintended teenage pregnancies, ...
Brown, S., Paterson, C., Dougall, N., Cameron, S., & Wheelhouse, N. (in press). Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7313-0
Brown, S. (in press). 'I wouldn’t have let you in if you’d had a folder.' Access and resistance in a qualitative interview study. Qualitative Research Journal, 19(3), 271-280. https://doi.org/10.1108/QRJ-12-2018-0006
The purpose of this paper is to discuss methodological issues connected to being a member of a stigmatised group invited to take part in a research study.
Brown, S., & McQueen, F. (in press). Engaging young working class men in the delivery of sex and relationships education. Sex Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2019.1636780
Despite a substantial body of research on young people’s wishes about the content and delivery of sex and relationships education (SRE), studies still indicate dissatisfaction...
Idris, D. R., Forrest, S., & Brown, S. (2019). Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course. Sociology of health and illness, 41(6), 1071-1087. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12885
Using data collected through semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions with 37 adult men living in Brunei Darussalam, this paper explores how masculinities and ex...
Dobson, C., Russell, A., Brown, S., & Rubin, G. (2018). The role of social context in symptom appraisal and help-seeking among people with lung or colorectal symptoms: A qualitative interview study. European Journal of Cancer Care, e12815. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.12815
Prolonged diagnostic intervals are associated with poorer outcomes, and the patient interval appears to be a substantial contributor to the overall length of the diagnostic in...
Idris, D. R., Forrest, S., & Brown, S. (2017). Integrative review of literature on masculinity, health service utilization and health outcomes. Brunei Darussalem Journal of Health, 7(1), 26-42
Purpose and aim of review: To explore and analyze the academic literature on how being an Asian male of specific ethnic group intersects with other psychosocial param...
Rajasekhar, P. T., Rees, C. J., Nixon, C., East, J. E., & Brown, S. (2016). Factors influencing change in clinical practice: a qualitative evaluation of the implementation of the quality improvement in colonoscopy study. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 29(1), 5-15. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHCQA-09-2014-0093
The quality improvement in colonoscopy study was a region wide service improvement study to improve adenoma detection rate at colonoscopy by implementing evidence in...
Brown, S. (2015). Teenage pregnancy, parenting and intergenerational relations. Palgrave Macmillan
Drawing on interviews and focus groups with young mothers and fathers, their parents and other relatives, this book provides a rich exploration of the experience of being a te...
Brown, S. (2015). The wrong type of mother: moral panic and teenage parenting. In V. E. Cree, G. Clapton, & M. Smith (Eds.), Revisiting Moral Panics: Book 1 Gender and the FamilyPolicy Press
We live in a world that is increasingly characterised as full of risk, danger and threat. Every day a new social issue emerges to assail our sensibilities and consciences. Dra...
Brown, S., Castelli, M., Hunter, D. J., Erskine, J., Vedsted, P., Foot, C., & Rubin, G. (2014). How might healthcare systems influence speed of cancer diagnosis: a narrative review. Social Science and Medicine, 116, 56-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.06.030
Striking differences exist in outcomes for cancer between developed countries with comparable healthcare systems. We compare the healthcare systems of 3 countries (Denmark, No...
Brown, S., Bevan, R., Rubin, G., Nixon, C., Rees, C., Panter, S. & Rees, C. J. (2014). Patient derived measures of GI endoscopy: a narrative review of the literature. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 81, 1130-1140. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2014.11.047. ISSN 0016-5107
Background and Aims
GI endoscopy (GIE) is widely performed, with 1 in 3 people requiring an endoscopic procedure at some point. Patient experience of medical procedures is imp...