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Dr Hannah Timpson

Dr Hannah Timpson

Telephone: 0151 231 4382

Biography

Dr Hannah Timpson is Head of Research Engagement and Impact at the Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University. Hannah's work involves developing and delivering applied research to inform and support the delivery of effective and sustainable health and wellbeing activities; working closely with a range of commissioners, providers and users of health and wellbeing-related services, including local authority, NHS and community and third sector organisations.

Hannah’s research interests include drugs and alcohol, social value, community assets and socio-ecological approaches to health promotion and behaviour change. Hannah’s work explores the role of the community and environment in influencing health-related behaviours.

Hannah holds a PhD in Physical Activity and Children’s Health and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Degrees

2012, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, PhD
2010, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, PG Cert Higher Professional Education
2009, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, PG Cert Research Methods
2004, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, MSc Sports Science
2002, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, BSc Sport and Exercise Science

Academic appointments

Head of Research Engagement and Impact, Public Health Institute, LJMU, 2016 - present
Health and Wellbeing Research Manager, Centre for Public Health, LJMU, 2009 - 2016

Publications

Conference publication

Cochrane M, Watson PM, Timpson H, Haycox A, Collins B, Jones L, Martin A, Graves LEF. 2019. Systematic review of the methods used in economic evaluations of targeted physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 232 :156-167 DOI Author Url

Gavin D, Millard A, Cochrane M, Hopkins N, Low D, Murphy R, Shepherd S, Watson P, Timpson H, Jones L, Haycox A, Collins B, Healy G, Edwardson C, Dunstan D, Graves L. 2018. Multi-level workplace intervention to improve cardiovascular outcomes in contact centre call agents: Study protocol JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & HEALTH, 15 :S155-S155 Author Url

Bradbury D, Porcellato L, Timpson H, Chisholm A, Goodhew S, Young R, Isaac N, Watson PM. 2018. Promoting healthy weight in pre-school: co-production of an online training resource for multi-agency professionals JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & HEALTH, 15 :S209-S209 Author Url

Journal article

Cochrane M, Watson P, Timpson H, Haycox A, Collins B, Jones L, Martin A, Graves L. 2019. Systematic review of the methods used in economic evaluations of targeted physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions Social Science and Medicine, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Harrison R, Van Hout MC, Cochrane M, Eckley L, Noonan R, Timpson H, Sumnall H. 2018. Experiences of Sustainable Abstinence-Based Recovery: an Exploratory Study of Three Recovery Communities (RC) in England International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, DOI Public Url

Madden H, Harris J, Blickem C, Harrison R, Timpson H. 2017. "Always paracetamol, they give them paracetamol for everything": a qualitative study examining Eastern European migrants' experiences of the UK health service. BMC Health Serv Res, 17 :604 DOI Author Url Public Url

Timpson H, Eckley L, Sumnall H, Pendlebury M, Hay G. 2016. “Once you’ve been there, you’re always recovering”: exploring experiences, outcomes, and benefits of substance misuse recovery Drugs and Alcohol Today, 16 :29-38 DOI Author Url Public Url

Collins B, Capewell S, O'Flaherty M, Timpson H, Razzaq A, Cheater S, Ireland R, Bromley H. 2015. Modelling the Health Impact of an English Sugary Drinks Duty at National and Local Levels PLOS ONE, 10 DOI Author Url Public Url

Smith H, Grogan S, Davey R, Cochrane T. Developing a successful physical activity intervention in primary schools Education and Health, 27 :47-50

Gidlow C, Cochrane T, Davey R, Smith H. In-school and out-of-school physical activity in primary and secondary school children Journal of Sports Sciences, 26 :1411-1419 DOI Author Url

Smith D, Smith H, Woods S, Springett J. Smoking environments and adolescent smoking: evidence from the Liverpool Longitudinal Smoking Study Journal of Environmental Health Research, 9 :33-41

Medforth N, Greenop D, Lavin R, Timpson H. Monkey's Health Service: An evaluation of the implementation of resources designed to support the learning of primary school aged children in England about healthy lifestyles and NHS services. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, DOI Author Url

Madden H, Harris J, Blickem C, Harrison R, Timpson H. “Always paracetamol, they give them paracetamol for everything”: a qualitative study examining Eastern European migrants’ experiences of the UK health service BMC Health Services Research, 604 :1-10 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Bradbury D, Porcellato L, Timpson H, Turner G, Goodhew S, Young R, Isaacs N, Watson P. Multiple stakeholder views of pre-school child weight management practices: a mixed methods study Health Education Journal, DOI Author Url Public Url

Harrison R, Eckley L, Timpson H, Blickem C, Van Hout M. EXPLORING CHARITY WORKER PERCEPTIONS OF THE SOCIAL VALUE AND SUSTAINABILITY OF SOLAR LIGHTING IN MALAWI, KENYA AND ZAMBIA: A SCOPING STUDY Journal of Sustainable Development Africa,

Report

Eckley L, Harrison R, Cochrane MA, Pendlebury M, Sumnall H, Timpson H. 2016. Evaluation of Four Recovery Communities across England: Interim report for the Give it Up project Publisher Url Public Url

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

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

Hay G, Oyston JE, Porcellato L, Madden H, Ross-Houle K, Timpson H. 2015. Evaluation of Rapid Access to Alcohol Detoxification Acute Referral (RADAR) Evaluation of Rapid Access to Alcohol Detoxification Acute Referral (RADAR)

Bates G, Jones L, Timpson H, Begley E, Hardcastle KA, Hughes K, Ross K. 2014. “Top Ten for Number Ten” – A Public Health Manifesto from the North West Directors of Public Health

madden H, harris J, Tomkinson T, Brown E, Timpson H. 2014. A targeted health needs assessment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and ethnic minority groups across the life course in Warrington.

Madden HCE, hughes L, Timpson H. 2014. Evaluation of the Wirral Health Services in School Programme Publisher Url

Hargreaves S, Harris J, Madden H, Henning S, Lincoln A, Whelan G, Lavin R, Timpson H. 2013. Sexual Health Needs Assessment Vale Royal, Cheshire

Bates G, Jones L, Timpson H, Begley E, Hughes K, Ross K, Hardcastle K. Top Ten for Number Ten - A Public Health Manifesto from the North West Directors of Public Health

Greenop D, Hughes LJ, Lavin R, Medforth N, Timpson H. Monkey’s Guide to Healthy Living and NHS Services An evaluation of the implementation of resources designed to support the learning of primary school aged children in England DOI Public Url

Eckley L, Harrison B, Whelan G, Timpson H. The social value of solar lights in Africa to replace the use of kerosene Scoping report

Madden H, Hughes LJ, Timpson H. Evaluation of the Wirral Health Services in School Programme

Timpson H, Eckley L, Lavin R. British Heart Foundation Hearty Lives Programme: Assessing the Health and Wellbeing of Looked After Children and their Carers in Liverpool

Whelan G, Timpson H. Exploring the Social Value of Community Assets in Wirral

Madden H, Eckley L, Lavin R, Timpson H. Long Acting Reversible Contraception, Young Women and Social Norms

Harris J, Hargreaves S, Henning S, Lincoln A, Whelan G, Lavin R, Timpson H. Sexual Health Needs Assessment, Cheshire West and Chester

Timpson H, Lavin R, Hughes LJ. Exploring the Acceptability of a Tax on Sugar Sweetened Beverages

Timpson H, Hughes LJ. An Evaluation of the Wirral Community Trust Care Home Pilot.

Timpson H, Whelan G. An Evaluation of the Liverpool Centre for Arts Development.

Timpson H, Lavin R. Exploring the Acceptability of a Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Brief Evidence Review.

Timpson H, Hughes LJ. Evaluation of a Payment by Results Smoking Cessation Pilot

Lavin R, Timpson H. Admissions Prevention and Facilitated Discharge Service Evaluation.

Timpson H, Eckley L, Whelan G. Evaluation of the Advocacy in Wirral’s Independent Mental Health Act and Psychiatric Liaison Advocacy Services

Timpson H. An Evaluation of the Health Challenge Champions Pilot Programme in Wirral.

Timpson H, Madden H. An Evaluation of the Healthier Homes Programme, NHS Wirral.

Timpson H, Sopwith W. Evaluation of Direct Diagnostics (Radiology Service), Wirral.

Medforth N, Hughes L, Lavin R, Greenop D, Timpson H. Monkey’s Guide to Healthy Living and NHS Services: An evaluation of the implementation of resources designed to support the learning of primary school aged children in England Monkey’s Guide to Healthy Living and NHS Services: An evaluation of the implementation of resources designed to support the learning of primary school aged children in England Author Url

Madden H, Harris J, Harrison R, Timpson H. A Targeted Health Needs Assessment of the Eastern European Population in Warrington

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

Engagement & Impact

Research Grants Awarded:

Cheshire and Merseyside Public Health Network, Evaluation of Collaborative Service, Grant value (£): 9610. 2014

North West Coast Academic Health Science Network, Evaluation of Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Raising Events, Grant value (£): 5895. 2014

North Yorkshire County Council, Evaluation of Adult Drug and Alcohol Services, Grant value (£): 41,670.54. 2014

Warrington Borough Council, Warrington Eastern European Needs Assessment, Grant value (£): £10847. 2014

Warrington Borough Council, Warrington LGBT BME Sexual Health Needs Assessment, Grant value (£): 9000. 2014

Merseyside Youth Association, Talent Match - Youth Research Champions, Grant value (£): £132,200. 2013

The Willow Project, Evaluation of The Willow Project, Grant value (£): 6885. 2013

Wirral Alliance CCG, Evaluation of CHARS project, Grant value (£): 11965. 2013

The Health Equalities Group, Exploring the health and wellbeing needs of looked after children in Liverpool, Grant value (£): 6764.

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Professional Education. 2010

Media Coverage:

http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/11338328.Report_confirms_1_5m_reasons_why_Wirral_charity_is_good_value_for_money/?ref=var_0, SROI report - Wirral Globe 15th July 2014.

BBC Radio Merseyside 30th Nov 2013: Interview regarding sugary drinks tax.