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Ellie McCoy

Ellie McCoy

Telephone: 0151 231 4515

Biography

Ellie McCoy is a Research and Project Manager at the Public Health Institute and has twelve years research experience. Ellie has experience of conducting original research, service evaluations and systematic reviews. Ellie's research interests include health and wellbeing, health inequalities, community health, drugs and alcohol use and treatment, ACES and domestic abuse. Ellie has experience of qualitative and quantitative methods and has conducted research with a range of groups including children and young people, substance users, offenders, prisoners, homeless people, victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence and practitioners and stakeholders. Ellie has also worked for the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System team and as a Researcher at PHI, and before joining PHI, she worked as a specialist substance misuse worker. Ellie is the Health and Safety Officer at PHI and is the lead for PHI researcher safety training. She is also a member of the LJMU Research Ethics Committee. Ellie is the co-module leader for the MSc Public Health Work Related Learning module, she also supervises Public Health MSc students and is currently providing supervision for an MPhil student. Ellie has a BSc in Applied Psychology (2005) and an MSc in Drug Use and Addiction (2007) both from Liverpool John Moores University.

Selected publications

McCoy, E., Butler N., Harrison R., Oyston J., Bates R., Grey, H & Quigg Z. (expected 2019) A review and mapping of the provision of services for victims and survivors of sexual violence across Merseyside. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy, E., Harrison R., Butler N., Kinsella, K., Oyston J., Timpson H & Quigg, Z. (expected 2019) Evaluation of the Rock Pool ACES Recovery Toolkit Programme. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

Timpson, H., Harrison, R., McCoy, E., Oyston, J., Madden, H & Medforth, N. (expected 2019) An Evaluation of the Liverpool City Region Talent Match Programme. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

Timpson, H., Wallis, S., McCoy, E., Harrison, H & Blickem, C. (expected 2019). An Evaluation of the Wirral Health-Related Worklessness Programme. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

Harrison, R., McCoy, E., Watson, P., Porcellato L & Timpson, H. (2019) An evaluation of the Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles Activity Referral Scheme. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy, E., Harrison, R., Kinsella, K., Wallis, S., Butler, N., Timpson, H & Quigg, Z. (2019) Evaluation of the Waves of Hope Tides of Change Programme. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

Timpson, H., Jones, l., McCoy, E., Ubido, J., Lewis & Kinsella, K. (2018). Evaluating the impact of the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme in Fire & Rescue Safe and Well visits. (2018). Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy, E., Harrison, R., Kinsella, K., Oyston, J., Timpson, H & Quigg, Z. (2018). Using Stakeholder Engagement to Develop the Childline Theory of Change.

McCoy, E., Kinsella., K., Wallis., S, Harrison, R & Timpson, H. (2018) Evaluation of the Youth Connect 5 Programme across Cheshire and Merseyside. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

Timpson, H & McCoy, E. (2017). Merseyside Cancer Screening Plan 2014-2016. Engagement and Impact Report. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy, E., Harris, J., Ross-Houle, K., Ubido, J., Madden, H., Lewis, C., Bradbury, A., Mackay, S & Timpson, H. (2017) A Health Needs Assessment for children and young people in Liverpool (0-19 years), Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy, E., Harris, J., Ross-Houle, K., Ubido, J., Madden, H., Lewis, C., Bradbury, A., Mackay, S & Timpson, H. (2017) A Health Needs Assessment for children and young people in Liverpool (0-19 years), Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University

McCoy, E., Butler, N & Quigg, Z. (2016) Evaluation of the Liverpool Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Ross-Houle K, Pendlebury M, et al. (2016). A rapid evidence assessment of the published evidence on drug treatment and recovery outcomes and international comparators. Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy, E., Oyston, J., Ross-Houle, K., Cochrane, M., Bates, G., Jones, L., Whitfield, M & McVeigh, J. (2016) Evaluation of the Liverpool Rehabilitation, Education, Support & Treatment (REST) Centre- Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

Ross-Houle, K., McCoy, E., Collins, B., Oyston, J., Harris, J, Timpson, H & Whitfield, M. (2016) Evaluation of the North Yorkshire Horizons Adult Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Recovery Services, Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University.

Madden, H., Ford, K., Harcastle, K., McCoy, E., Harrison, R., Ross, K., Cochrane, M., Quigg, Z & Timpson, H. (2016). Health and Wellbeing Research: Looked After Children and Young People. Liverpool: Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University

Cochrane, M., McCoy, E., Timpson, H & McVeigh, J. (2015) Evaluation of the Stand Against Violence Workshop Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy, E., Ross-Houle, K., Eckley, L., Oyston, J., Cochrane, M., Harrison, B & Timpson, H. (2015) Children at risk of becoming not in Education, Employment or Training- An evaluation of Shelter’s Knowsley Family Support Service intervention, Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

Jones L, McCoy E, Bates G, Sumnall H, Bellis MA, Sheron N, Gilmore I & Nicholls J (2015). Understanding the alcohol harm paradox in order to focus the development of interventions. Final report for Alcohol Research UK. Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University.

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Bellis MA. (2015) Relationship between alcohol-attributable disease and socioeconomic status, and the role of alcohol consumption in this relationship: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Public Health, 15, 400.

Jones L, McCoy E, Bates G, Bellis MA. (2014). Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Alcohol Guidelines Review. Mapping systematic review level evidence. Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

Jones L, Atkinson A, Bates G, McCoy E, Porcellato L, et al. (2014) Views and experiences of hepatitis C testing and diagnosis among people who inject drugs: Systematic review of qualitative research. International Journal of Drug Policy, 25, 204-211.

McCoy E, Jones L & McVeigh J (2014). Developing the Changing Lives Family Interventions Programme. Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy E, Freeman J, Jones L & McVeigh J (2014). Developing the Guernsey treatment system for substance misusers. Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J & Bellis MA. (2013) Effectiveness of interventions to increase hepatitis C testing uptake among high-risk groups: a systematic review. European Journal of Public Health. 24(5): 781-788.

McCoy E, Jones L & McVeigh J (2013). Evaluation of the Liverpool Women’s Turnaround Project. Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

Jones L, Bellis MA, Wood S, Hughes K, McCoy E, Eckley L, Bates G, Mikton C, Shakespeare T, Officer A. (2012) Prevalence and risk of violence against children with disabilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. The Lancet 8;380 (9845) 899-907.

McCoy E, Jones L, Quigg Z. (2011) A consultation with young people about the impact of domestic violence. Liverpool: Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

McCoy E, Shaw C, Baron L, Bates G, Howarth P, Beynon C & McVeigh J (2009). Evaluation of the Together Women Project. Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University.

Degrees

2007, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc Drug Use and Addiction
2005, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc Applied Psychology

Publications

Report

McCoy EJ, Oyston J, Ross-Houle K, COCHRANE M, BATES G, JONES L, WHITFIELD M, MCVEIGH J. 2016. Evaluation of the Liverpool REST Centre

McCoy EJ, Butler N, Quigg Z. 2015. Evaluation of the Liverpool MARAC

Madden H, Ford K, Hardcastle K, McCoy EJ, Harrison R, Ross-Houle K, Cochrane M, Quigg Z, Timpson H. 2015. Health and Wellbeing Research: Looked After Children and Young People

McCoy EJ, Ross-Houle K, Eckley L, Oyston J, Cochrane M, Harrison R, Timpson H. 2015. Evaluation of Shelter's Knowsley Family Support Service

McCoy E, Jones L, Timpson H. 2014. Developing the Changing Lives Family Interventions Programme

McCoy E. 2014. Developing the Guernsey treatment system for substance misusers: Phase 3 – best practice factsheets

McCoy E, Jones L, McVeigh J. 2013. Evaluation of the Liverpool Women’s Turnaround Project >Link

McCoy E, Jones L, McVeigh J. 2013. Evaluation of the Liverpool Women’s Turnaround Project: Moving forward >Link

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Luxton A, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2013. A practice survey of activities and interventions that aim to raise awareness among, and/or engage with, groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection

McCoy E, Jones L, McVeigh J. 2013. Evaluation of the Liverpool Women's Turnaround Project

McCoy E, Jones L, McVeigh J. 2013. Evaluation of the Liverpool Women's Turnaround Project: Moving Forward

Bates G, McCoy E, Murphy R, Kornyk N, Suckley D. 2013. Evaluating the provision of outdoor gym equipment. Uptake and impact in Sefton, Merseyside: Summary report

Hughes KE, Bellis M, Jones L, Wood S, Bates G, Eckley L, McCoy E, Mikton C, Shakespeare T, Officer A. 2012. Prevalence and risk of violence against adults with disabilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Jones L, Bates G, Bellis MA, Beynon C, Duffy P, Evans-Brown M, Mackridge A, McCoy E, Sumnall H, McVeigh J. 2011. A summary of the health harms of drugs.

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2011. A systematic review of the effectiveness & cost-effectiveness of interventions aimed at raising awareness and engaging with groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection. >Link

Jones L, Atkinson A, Porcellato L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2011. A systematic review of qualitative research on the views, perspectives and experiences of hepatitis B and C testing among practitioners and people at greatest risk of infection. >Link

Russell S, McCoy E, Jones L. 2011. Evaluation of IDTS and drug treatment services at HMYOI Thorn Cross

Russell S, McCoy E, Jones L. 2011. Evaluation of IDTS and drug treatment services at HMP Risley

Jones L, Atkinson A, Porcellato L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. 2011. systematic review of qualitative research on the views, perspectives and experiences of hepatitis B and C testing among practitioners and people at greatest risk of infection

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2011. A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions aimed at raising awareness and engaging with groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection

McCoy E, Jones L, Beynon C. 2011. Challenging the tobacco industry – is there a role for industry denormalisation to promote reductions in youth smoking in the UK. A review of the evidence.

McCoy E, Jones L, Quigg Z. 2011. A consultation with young people about the impact of domestic violence (abuse) in their families and their formative relationships.

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Tiffany C, Perkins C, Bellis MA. 2011. The economic and social costs of alcohol-related harm in Leeds 2008-09.

McCoy E, Hurst A, Marr A, Whitfield M, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2010. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside 2008/09 >Link

Gibbons C, Hurst A, Marr A, McCoy E. 2010. Lancaster Custody Suite Alcohol Intervention Evaluation. North Lancashire Teaching Primary Care Trust.

McCoy E, Hurst A, Marr A, Whitfield M, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. 2010. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside 2008/09.

Hurst A, Marr A, McCoy E, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. 2010. Drug and alcohol treatment in the North West of England 2008/09 – Results from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS).

McCoy E, McVeigh J, Khundakar K, Hurst A, Bellis M. 2009. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire & Merseyside 2007/08 >Link

McCoy E, Shaw C, Baron L, Bates G, Howarth P, Beynon C, McVeigh J. 2009. Evaluation of the Together Women Project.

Hurst A, McCoy E, Marr A. 2009. Evaluation of Mersey Care Services: Investigation into non attendance at structured drug treatment.

Gibbons C, Hurst A, Marr A, McCoy E. 2009. Specialist Services Alcohol Report. North Lancashire Teaching Primary Care Trust.

McCoy E, McVeigh J, Khundakar K, Hurst A, Bellis MA. 2009. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside 2007/08.

Baldwin H, McCoy E, Duffy P. 2009. Evaluation of Liverpool’s Criminal Justice Alcohol Treatment Pilot. Final Report.

Lushey C, McCoy E, McVeigh J. 2008. Evaluation of Neighbourhood Renewal Funded Projects in Sefton.

McCoy E, Baldwin H, Duffy P. 2008. Evaluation of Liverpool’s Criminal Justice Alcohol Treatment Pilot. Interim Report.

McCoy E, McVeigh J, Morleo M, Khundakar K, Bellis M. 2007. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire And Merseyside 2006/07 >Link

McCoy E, McVeigh J, Morleo M, Khundakar K, Bellis M. 2007. Alcohol Treatment In Cheshire And Merseyside 2006/07. >Link

Lushey C, McCoy E, Sumnall H, McVeigh J. 2007. Sefton: Current Alcohol Treatment Intervention Provision.

McCoy E, McVeigh J, Morleo M, Khundakar K, Bellis MA. 2007. Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside 2006/07.

Cochrane M, McCoy E, Timpson H, McVeigh J. Evaluation of the Stand Against Violence Workshop

Bates G, McCoy E, Murphy R, Kornyk N, Suckley D. Evaluating the provision of outdoor gym equipment. Uptake and impact in Sefton, Merseyside

Journal article

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Bellis MA. 2015. Relationship between alcohol-attributable disease and socioeconomic status, and the role of alcohol consumption in this relationship: a systematic review and meta-analysis BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 15 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Bellis MA, Hughes K, Jones L, Morleo M, Nicholls J, McCoy E, Webster J, Sumnall H. 2015. Holidays, celebrations, and commiserations: measuring drinking during feasting and fasting to improve national and individual estimates of alcohol consumption BMC Medicine, 13 :113-113 >DOI >Public Url

Jones L, Atkinson A, Bates G, McCoy E, Porcellato L, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. 2014. Views and experiences of hepatitis C testing and diagnosis among people who inject drugs: Systematic review of qualitative research International Journal of Drug Policy, 25 :204-211 >DOI

Jones L, Bates G, McCoy E, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. 2014. Effectiveness of interventions to increase hepatitis C testing uptake among high-risk groups: a systematic review EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 24 :781-788 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Jones L, Atkinson A, Bates G, McCoy E, Porcellato L, Beynon C, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. 2014. Views and experiences of hepatitis C testing and diagnosis among people who inject drugs: Systematic review of qualitative research INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DRUG POLICY, 25 :204-211 >DOI >Link >Public Url

Hughes K, Bellis MA, Jones L, Wood S, Bates G, Eckley L, McCoy E, Mikton C, Shakespeare T, Officer A. 2012. Prevalence and risk of violence against adults with disabilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies LANCET, 379 :1621-1629 >DOI >Link

Jones L, Bellis MA, Wood S, Hughes K, McCoy E, Eckley L, Bates G, Mikton C, Shakespeare T, Officer A. 2012. Prevalence and risk of violence against children with disabilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies LANCET, 380 :899-907 >DOI >Link