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Ms Janet Ubido

Ms Janet Ubido

Telephone: 0151 231 4224

Biography

Janet Ubido gained a BSc in Social Studies from Teesside Polytechnic in 1979. She then went on to train as a Registered Mental Nurse at Rainhill Hospital in Merseyside. In 1986, she was awarded an MSc in Social Research Methods from the University of Guildford.

Janet began as a founder member of Liverpool Public Health Observatory in 1990, and has worked on various projects, including: several health needs assessments, including homelessness, learning disability and autism and emotional health and wellbeing; the evidence review series on topics such as interventions for loneliness, outdoor air pollution interventions and suicide prevention training; the Top Tips series, starting with the award winning ‘Top Tips for Healthier Hospitals’; a survey of the health needs of women who are deaf.

Her general research interests include mental health, the elderly and inequalities in health. She joined the Centre for Public Health in September 2015, where she works part-time.

Degrees

1986, University of Surrey, United Kingdom, M.Sc. Social Research Methods
1979, Teesside Polytechnic, UK, B.Sc.Social; Studies

Publications

Report

Lewis CE, Ubido J, Roper L, Scott-Samuel A. 2015. An overview of the history and work of Liverpool Public Health Observatory, and its impact on policy and services An overview of the history and work of Liverpool Public Health Observatory, and its impact on policy and services

Ubido J. 2015. Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 4 : Local interventions to tackle outdoor air pollution with demonstrable impacts on health and health service use. Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 4 : Local interventions to tackle outdoor air pollution with demonstrable impacts on health and health service use. :1-17 >Link

Ubido J, Scott-Samuel A. 2015. Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 5: Effective pathway from child to adult mental health services. Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 5: Effective pathway from child to adult mental health services :1-23 >Link

Ubido J, Roper L, Scott-Samuel A. 2015. Dental health needs assessment for Merseyside Dental health needs assessment for Merseyside :1-95 >Link

Ubido J, Roper L, Scott-Samuel A. 2015. Dental health needs assessment for Cheshire. Dental health needs assessments for Cheshire and Merseyside :1-95 >Link

Ubido J, Roper L, Scott-Samuel A. 2014. Homelessness in the Liverpool City Region: A Health Needs Assessment Homelessness in the Liverpool City Region: A Health Needs Assessment :1-63 >Link

Ubido J. 2014. Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 1 –Loneliness Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 1 –Loneliness - The prevalence of loneliness, its impact on health and wellbeing and effective interventions that can be used to ameliorate these effects :1-18 >Link

Ubido J, Scott-Samuel A. 2014. Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 2 - An evaluation of the cost effectiveness of monitored dosage systems (MDS) as an aid to maintaining independence in taking medication Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 2 - An evaluation of the cost effectiveness of monitored dosage systems (MDS) as an aid to maintaining independence in taking medication :1-18 >Link

Ubido J, Scott-Samuel S. 2014. Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 3 - Suicide Prevention Training Rapid Evidence Review Series, no. 3 - Suicide Prevention Training :1-17 >Link

Ubido J. 2013. Learning disabilities and autism: A health needs assessment for children and adults in Merseyside and North Cheshire Learning disabilities and autism: A health needs assessment for children and adults in Merseyside and North Cheshire :1-110 >Link

Ubido J. 2012. Earlier reports from 1990 to 2012 are available on the author URL >Link

Journal article

Ubido J, Huntington J, Warburton D. 2002. Inequalities in access to healthcare faced by women who are deaf HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE IN THE COMMUNITY, 10 :247-253 >DOI >Link

Kennedy LA, Ubido J, Elhassan S, Price A, Sephton J. 1999. Dietetic helpers in the community: The Bolton Community Nutrition Assistants project JOURNAL OF HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, 12 :501-512 >DOI >Link

UBIDO J, ASHTON J. 1993. SMALL-AREA ANALYSIS - ABORTION STATISTICS JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH MEDICINE, 15 :137-143 >Link

ASHTON J, UBIDO J. 1991. THE HEALTHY CITY AND THE ECOLOGICAL IDEA SOCIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE, 4 :173-180 >DOI >Link

Engagement & Impact

Membership of professional bodies:

Registered Mental Nurse (RMN), Nursing and Midwifery Council (lapsed member)