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Staff Profile

Professor Katrina Wyatt

Professor of Relational Health

Kath Maguire

My research seeks to understand how we can create the conditions for health and wellbeing and address health inequalities in schools, communities and workplaces. Working with service users, patients, carers and communities we seek to understand the nature of the issues which prevent good health and create partnerships to develop and deliver research to address these issues. Underpinning the work is an understanding of health as an emergent property from complex social systems and hence our work focuses on altering the nature of relations between the people in the system to create the conditions for health.

I am also the Deputy Director for Engaged Research for the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health (link to Centre website)

 

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Contact by phone
01392 262971

Employed by
University of Exeter

Areas of expertise
Child Health, Complex Systems, Behaviour Change

Projects

Healthy Workplaces

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review

HeLP - the Healthy Lifestyles Programme

DE-STRESS

C2 - Connecting Communities

Publications

Understanding How Healthy Workplaces Are Created: Implications for Developing a National Health Service Healthy Workplace Program

Cluster randomised controlled trial and economic and process evaluation to determine the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a novel intervention [Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP)] to prevent obesity in school children

The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) – An overview of and recommendations arising from the conceptualization and development of an innovative approach to promoting healthy lifestyles for children and their families.

Exploring the potential of a school impact on pupil weight status: exploratory factor analysis and repeat cross-sectional study of the National Child Measurement Programme

Uptake, retention and engagement of children participating in the cluster randomised controlled trial of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP)

Children’s compliance with wrist-worn accelerometry within a cluster-randomized controlled trial: Findings from The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP)

Are We Overestimating Physical Activity Prevalence in Children?

Children’s Compliance With Wrist-Worn Accelerometry Within a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial: Findings From the Healthy Lifestyles Programme

Tailoring Healthy Workplace Interventions to Local Healthcare Settings: A Complexity Theory-Informed Workplace of Well-Being Framework

Creating Change that Counts: Evidence-led Co-creation as a Pathway to Impact

Moral narratives and mental health: rethinking understandings of distress and healthcare support in contexts of austerity and welfare reform

Sleep positioning for children with cerebral palsy (Protocol)

The impact of active stakeholder involvement on recruitment, retention and engagement of schools, children and their families in the cluster randomised controlled trial of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP): A school-based intervention to prevent obes

Whole systems approaches to improving the health and wellbeing of healthcare workers: A systematic review

Intervention fidelity in the definitive cluster randomised controlled trial of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) trial: findings from the process evaluation

Detailed statistical analysis plan for a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP), a novel school-based intervention to prevent obesity in school children

Effectiveness of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) to prevent obesity in UK primary-school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Trial baseline characteristics of a cluster randomised controlled trial of a school-located obesity prevention programme; the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) trial

Effectiveness of the Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) to prevent obesity in UK primary-school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Upcoming Events

Mar
26

Searching and Review Clinic

South Cloisters 1.47, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Mar
28

Qualitative Research Advice Clinic for...

South Cloisters Room CH 1.13 College House, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

Whether you are a postgraduate student, academic or researcher you can book an appointment to speak...
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Calendar

News

Persistent sore throat could be larynx cancer warning

18 March 2019

A study of more than 800 patients diagnosed with cancer of the larynx has found...
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Child anxiety could be factor in school absences, research concludes

28 February 2019

New Exeter Medical School research, supported by PenCLAHRC and the Wellcome Trust, has found a...
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Partner in focus – Livewell Southwest

22 February 2019

As a partnership of NHS Trusts across Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, plus the Universities of...
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News

Research Projects

Social Prescribing - Cornwall and Plymouth Researcher in Residence

Theme: Healthy People, Healthy Environments

Evaluation work by a Researcher in Residence to assess implementation, reach, scope and acceptability of...
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ADAPT: Accelerated Design and Programme Testing

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

The research involves adapting aspects of Family Nurse Partnership, an evidence-based programme for young mothers...
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Research Projects