Dr Lisa Newson

School of Psychology

Dr Newson, Prof Doc; C.Psychol; FHEA; HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist.
Reader in Applied Health Psychology
Programme Leader MSc Health Psychology

Dr Newson has varied experience as a Chartered Health Psychologist and HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist. She is a proud innovator of applied health psychology, and has experience across the full spectrum of application, within academia and healthcare practice. Dr Newson's expertise influences health prevention (overlapping with public health) and is applied directly to the management of long-term conditions. Her previous experience within the NHS, as a clinical practitioner; within Public Health commissioning & management and as an applied researcher through academic-health collaborations, helps her to bridge the 'knowledge-language gap’ and add value between the ambitions and needs of academia and those working within healthcare. She is recognised for her expertise in Obesity and Diabetes, two priority health topics which have enormous economic, social and health consequences for society worldwide.

Dr Newson, is the Programme Leader for MSc Health Psychology, for which is accredited by the British Psychological Society (Stage 1 professional training). LJMU is one of only six UK universities that provides a continuous learning opportunity through Levels 4-8, offering the Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology (Stage 2 accreditation) and inspiring students to develop careers as Chartered Health Psychologists and HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologists. Dr Newson, is a supervisor to MSc and Trainee Health Psychologists. She is a BPS RAPPS approved supervisor and national assessor.
Dr Newson engages in varied scholarship activity, especially knowledge exchange, civic engagement, and professional activities promoting health psychology broadly and contributes to teaching and research at LJMU.




British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology, RAPPS supervisor and national assessor.

Degrees

2008, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology

Academic appointments

Reader in Applied Health Psychology / Programme Leader MSc Health Psychology, School of Psychology, Faculty of Health, Liverpool John Moores University, 2012 - present

Highlighted publications

Patel T, Umeh F, Poole H, Vaja I, Newson L. 2021. Cultural Identity Conflict Informs Engagement with Self-Management Behaviours for South Asian Patients Living with Type-2 Diabetes: A Critical Interpretative Synthesis of Qualitative Research Studies Berrigan D. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 :2641-2641 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Vaja I, Umeh F, Abayomi J, Patel T, Newson L. 2021. A grounded theory of type 2 diabetes prevention and risk perception British Journal of Health Psychology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Newson L, The British Psychological Society, Obesity Task and Finish Group . 2019. Psychological perspectives on obesity: Addressing policy, practice and research priorities The British Psychological Society: Psychological perspectives on obesity: Addressing policy, practice and research priorities :1-67

Owen M, Kerner C, Newson LM, Robert N, Whitney C, Maria-Christina K, Fairclough S. 2019. Investigating Adolescent Girls’ Perceptions and Experiences of School-Based Physical Activity to Inform the Girls’ Peer Activity (G-PACT) Intervention Study Journal of School Health, 89 :730-733 DOI Author Url Public Url

Gibson B, Umeh KF, Newson L, Davies I. 2018. Efficacy of the Best Possible Self protocol in diabetes self-management: A mixed-methods approach Journal of Health Psychology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owen M, Kerner C, Newson L, Noonan R, Curry W, Kosteli M-C, Fairclough S. 2018. The acceptability and feasibility of a novel peer-led schoolbased physical activity intervention for adolescent girls: The girls' peer activity (G-PACT) project JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & HEALTH, 15 :S25-S25 Author Url

Owen M, Kerner C, Tsylor S, Noonan R, Newson LM, Kosteli M-C, Curry W, Fairclough S. 2018. The Feasibility and Acceptability of The Girls Peer Activity (G-PACT) Peer-led Mentoring Intervention Children, 5 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owen M, Kerner C, Taylor SL, Noonan RJ, Newson LM, Kosteli MC, Curry WB, Fairclough SJ. 2018. The Feasibility of a Novel School Peer-Led Mentoring Model to Improve the Physical Activity Levels and Sedentary Time of Adolescent Girls: The Girls Peer Activity (G-PACT) Project Children, 5 :67-67 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McCann M, Newson LM, Charnley M, Rooney J, Burden C, Abayomi J. 2018. A qualitative study exploring midwives’ perceptions and knowledge of maternal obesity. Reflecting on their experiences of providing healthy eating and weight management advice to pregnant women. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 14 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owen MB, Curry WB, Kerner C, Newson LM, fairclough SJ. 2017. The Effectiveness of School-Based Physical Activity Interventions for Adolescent Girls: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Preventive Medicine, 105 :237-249 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Sherratt FC, Newson L, Field JK. 2016. Electronic cigarettes: a survey of perceived patient use and attitudes among members of the British thoracic oncology group Respiratory Research, 17 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Sherratt FC, Newson L, Marcus MW, Field JK, Robinson J. 2016. Perceptions towards electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation among Stop Smoking Service users BRITISH JOURNAL OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY, 21 :421-433 DOI Author Url Public Url

Sherratt FC, Newson L, Field JK. 2016. Electronic cigarettes: a survey of observed patient use and attitudes among members of the British Thoracic Oncology Group LUNG CANCER, 91 :S42-S42 DOI Author Url

Sherratt F, Marcus M, Robinson J, Newson L, Field J. 2015. Electronic cigarette use and risk perception in a Stop Smoking Service in England LUNG CANCER, 87 :S45-S45 DOI Author Url

Sherratt F, Marcus M, Robinson J, Newson L, Field J. 2015. 124: Electronic cigarette use and risk perception in a Stop Smoking Service in England Lung Cancer, 87 :S45-S45 DOI

Newson L, Povey R, Casson A, Grogan S. 2013. The experiences and understandings of obesity: families' decisions to attend a childhood obesity intervention. Psychol Health, 28 :1287-1305 DOI Author Url

Newson L, Flint B. 2011. Applied Psychology and Obesity Management British Psychological Society (2011). Obesity in the UK: A psychological perspective. Obesity Working Group 2011. Professional Practice Board. :26-38

Newson L, Forshaw M. 2009. Health Psychologists in the NHS. Health Psychology Update, 18

Newson L, Povey R. 2007. The development of a training programme for nurses working in cardiac rehabilitation: understanding and applying psychological techniques. Health Psychology Update, 16 :26-33

Hetherington MM, Anderson AS, Norton GN, Newson L. 2006. Situational effects on meal intake: A comparison of eating alone and eating with others. Physiology & Behavior, 88 :498-505 DOI Author Url

Watson PM, Dugdill L, Pickering K, Cheung H, Newson L, Casey P, Cable T. A qualitative insight into the lifestyle change process for children who are obese and their families. nd International Qualitative Conference in Sport and Exercise.

Newson L, Povey R. Using the theory of planned behaviour to evaluate a childhood obesity programme: 'Family futures' http://abstracts.bps.org.uk, 2008 Division of Health Psychology/European Health Psychology Society

Newson L, Tierney J, Povey R. Developing an NHS childhood obesity service using qualitative methods: What works? http://abstracts.bps.org.uk, 2008 Division of Health Psychology/European Health Psychology Society

Sherratt FC, Marcus MW, Robinson J, Newson L, Field JK. Electronic cigarette use and risk perception in a Stop Smoking Service in England Addiction Research & Theory, 0 :1-7 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Abayomi J, Charnley M, cassidy L, McCann M, Jones J, Wright M, Newson L. A Patient and Public Involvement investigation into healthy eating and weight management advice during pregnancy. International Journal for Quality in Health Care., DOI Author Url Public Url

Journal article

Gibson B, Umeh K, Davies I, Newson L. 2021. The best possible self‐intervention as a viable public health tool for the prevention of type 2 diabetes: A reflexive thematic analysis of public experience and engagement Health Expectations, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Charnley M, Newson L, Weeks A, Abayomi J. 2021. Pregnant Women Living with Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study of Dietary Quality and Pregnancy Outcomes Nutrients, 13 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Patel T, Umeh F, Poole H, Vaja I, Newson L. 2021. Cultural Identity Conflict Informs Engagement with Self-Management Behaviours for South Asian Patients Living with Type-2 Diabetes: A Critical Interpretative Synthesis of Qualitative Research Studies Berrigan D. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 :2641-2641 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Vaja I, Umeh F, Abayomi J, Patel T, Newson L. 2021. A grounded theory of type 2 diabetes prevention and risk perception British Journal of Health Psychology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owen M, Kerner C, Newson LM, Robert N, Whitney C, Maria-Christina K, Fairclough S. 2019. Investigating Adolescent Girls’ Perceptions and Experiences of School-Based Physical Activity to Inform the Girls’ Peer Activity (G-PACT) Intervention Study Journal of School Health, 89 :730-733 DOI Author Url Public Url

Gibson B, Umeh KF, Newson L, Davies I. 2018. Efficacy of the Best Possible Self protocol in diabetes self-management: A mixed-methods approach Journal of Health Psychology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Trapasso E, Knowles Z, Boddy LM, Newson L, Sayers J, Austin C. 2018. Exploring gender differences within forest schools as a physical activity intervention Children, 5 :138-138 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owen M, Kerner C, Tsylor S, Noonan R, Newson LM, Kosteli M-C, Curry W, Fairclough S. 2018. The Feasibility and Acceptability of The Girls Peer Activity (G-PACT) Peer-led Mentoring Intervention Children, 5 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owen M, Kerner C, Taylor SL, Noonan RJ, Newson LM, Kosteli MC, Curry WB, Fairclough SJ. 2018. The Feasibility of a Novel School Peer-Led Mentoring Model to Improve the Physical Activity Levels and Sedentary Time of Adolescent Girls: The Girls Peer Activity (G-PACT) Project Children, 5 :67-67 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McCann M, Newson LM, Charnley M, Rooney J, Burden C, Abayomi J. 2018. A qualitative study exploring midwives’ perceptions and knowledge of maternal obesity. Reflecting on their experiences of providing healthy eating and weight management advice to pregnant women. Maternal and Child Nutrition, 14 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Owen MB, Curry WB, Kerner C, Newson LM, fairclough SJ. 2017. The Effectiveness of School-Based Physical Activity Interventions for Adolescent Girls: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Preventive Medicine, 105 :237-249 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Sherratt FC, Newson L, Field JK. 2016. Electronic cigarettes: a survey of perceived patient use and attitudes among members of the British thoracic oncology group Respiratory Research, 17 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Sherratt FC, Newson L, Marcus MW, Field JK, Robinson J. 2016. Perceptions towards electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation among Stop Smoking Service users BRITISH JOURNAL OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY, 21 :421-433 DOI Author Url Public Url

Sherratt F, Marcus M, Robinson J, Newson L, Field J. 2015. 124: Electronic cigarette use and risk perception in a Stop Smoking Service in England Lung Cancer, 87 :S45-S45 DOI

Newson L, Povey R, Casson A, Grogan S. 2013. The experiences and understandings of obesity: families' decisions to attend a childhood obesity intervention. Psychol Health, 28 :1287-1305 DOI Author Url

Pretorius N, Arcelus J, Beecham J, Dawson H, Doherty F, Eisler I, Gallagher C, Gowers S, Isaacs G, Johnson-Sabine E, Jones A, Newell C, Morris J, Richards L, Ringwood S, Rowlands L, Simic M, Treasure J, Waller G, Williams C, Yi I, Yoshioka M, Schmidt U. 2009. Cognitive-behavioural therapy for adolescents with bulimic symptomatology: the acceptability and effectiveness of internet-based delivery. Behaviour research and therapy, 47 :729-736 DOI Author Url

Newson L, Forshaw M. 2009. Health Psychologists in the NHS. Health Psychology Update, 18

Newson L, Povey R. 2007. The development of a training programme for nurses working in cardiac rehabilitation: understanding and applying psychological techniques. Health Psychology Update, 16 :26-33

Hetherington MM, Anderson AS, Norton GN, Newson L. 2006. Situational effects on meal intake: A comparison of eating alone and eating with others. Physiology & Behavior, 88 :498-505 DOI Author Url

Sherratt FC, Marcus MW, Robinson J, Newson L, Field JK. Electronic cigarette use and risk perception in a Stop Smoking Service in England Addiction Research & Theory, 0 :1-7 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Abayomi J, Charnley M, cassidy L, McCann M, Jones J, Wright M, Newson L. A Patient and Public Involvement investigation into healthy eating and weight management advice during pregnancy. International Journal for Quality in Health Care., DOI Author Url Public Url

Speight J, Hermanns N, Ehrmann D, on behalf of the PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes Study Group of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. , *PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes Study Group: contributing authors inc. Newson, L. . Data on diabetes-specific distress are needed to improve the quality of diabetes care. The Lancet, DOI Author Url

Conference publication

Abayomi JC, Charnley MS, McCann MT, Cassidy L, Newson LM. 2020. Healthy eating advice during pregnancy lacks depth: the views of midwives and service users PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 79 DOI Author Url

Owen M, Kerner C, Newson L, Noonan R, Curry W, Kosteli M-C, Fairclough S. 2018. The acceptability and feasibility of a novel peer-led schoolbased physical activity intervention for adolescent girls: The girls' peer activity (G-PACT) project JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & HEALTH, 15 :S25-S25 Author Url

Patel T, Newson LM. 2018. Health professionals cultural competency: Delivering diabetes care to South Asian patients. INVITED SPEAKER Diabetic Medicine, Supplement, Diabetes UK 2018 35 Publisher Url

Newson LM, Patel T, Poole H, Umeh F. 2018. Diabetes management of South Asian people in the UK. Integrating a patient’s psychology into diabetes care: A truly patient centred care approach. INVITED SPEAKER Diabetic, Diabetes UK 2018 35 Publisher Url

Newson LM, Nash J. 2018. Weaving psychological principles into routine care: A digital platform integrating psychological methods into diabetes care. INVITED SPEAKER Diabetic Medicine, Supplement, Diabetes UK 35 Publisher Url

Newson LM, Vaja I, Abayomi J, Umeh F. 2018. Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in South Asians: Qualitative Study Exploring Health Beliefs, Attitudes, Values and Community Perspectives. Diabetic Med, Diabetes UK, Professional Practice Confernce, 2018 35 Author Url Publisher Url

Newson L, Patel T, Kanayo U, Poole H. 2017. A participatory action research intervention to support health professionals improve communication with South Asian patients with Type 2 diabetes DIABETIC MEDICINE, 34 :170-171 Author Url

Charnley MS, McCann MT, Newson L, Rooney JS, Burden C, Abayomi JC. 2017. Midwives perceptions, knowledge and experiences of providing nutritional advice to pregnant women with obesity PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 76 :E80-E80 DOI Author Url

McCann MT, Newson LM, Charnley MS, Rooney JS, Burden C, Abayomi JC. 2017. Midwives' knowledge and experiences of providing weight management advice to pregnant women PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 76 :E90-E90 DOI Author Url

Newson L, Abayomi JC. 2017. The experiences of teachers regarding the prevention of overweight and obesity in primary schools PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 76 :E87-E87 DOI Author Url

Newson L, Mission C, Abayomi JC. 2017. An IPA Study Exploring the Experiences of Body Image in Women, Post-Pregnancy PROCEEDINGS OF THE NUTRITION SOCIETY, 76 :E89-E89 DOI Author Url

Sherratt FC, Newson L, Field JK. 2016. Electronic cigarettes: a survey of observed patient use and attitudes among members of the British Thoracic Oncology Group LUNG CANCER, 91 :S42-S42 DOI Author Url

Sherratt F, Marcus M, Robinson J, Newson L, Field J. 2015. Electronic cigarette use and risk perception in a Stop Smoking Service in England LUNG CANCER, 87 :S45-S45 DOI Author Url

Watson PM, Dugdill L, Pickering K, Cheung H, Newson L, Casey P, Cable T. A qualitative insight into the lifestyle change process for children who are obese and their families. nd International Qualitative Conference in Sport and Exercise.

Newson L, Povey R. Using the theory of planned behaviour to evaluate a childhood obesity programme: 'Family futures' http://abstracts.bps.org.uk, 2008 Division of Health Psychology/European Health Psychology Society

Newson L, Tierney J, Povey R. Developing an NHS childhood obesity service using qualitative methods: What works? http://abstracts.bps.org.uk, 2008 Division of Health Psychology/European Health Psychology Society

Patel T, Newson L, Umeh K, Poole HM. Investigating health professionals' experiences of South Asian patients' adherence to self-management with type 2 diabetes The European Health Psychologist: Bulletin of the European Health Psychology Society, European Health Psychology and British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Conference 18 Publisher Url

Patel T, Newson LM, umeh F, Poole H. Investigating the needs and experiences of South Asian patients with type 2 diabetes. A grounded theory approach exploring culture, religion, and the role of family members. Diabetic Medicine, Diabetes UK 34 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Newson LM, Patel T, Umeh F, Poole H. A participatory action research intervention to support health professionals improve communication with South Asian patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, Diabetes UK 34 DOI Publisher Url

Newson L, Richards K, Knowles ZR. Initial findings from one of the largest datasets on the value of the natural health service. INVITED SPEAKER National Community Forest Conference

Brown EM, Newson LM. Media: Can it influence Body Image in Younger & Older Adults? 2nd Annual International Weight Stigma Conference

Abayomi J, Charnley M, McCann M, Cassidy L, Newson L. The importanc of patient and public involvement (PPI) in the design & delivery of maternal weight management advice 13th European Nutrition Conference, Federation of European Nutrition Societies DOI Author Url

Vaja I, Umeh F, Abayomi J, Newson L. The Development of a Culturally Specific Intervention for the At-Risk South Asian Population. Invited Speaker. Diabetic Medicine, Supplement, Diabetes UK, Professional Practice Conference

Report

Newson L, The British Psychological Society, Obesity Task and Finish Group . 2019. Psychological perspectives on obesity: Addressing policy, practice and research priorities The British Psychological Society: Psychological perspectives on obesity: Addressing policy, practice and research priorities :1-67

Newson LM, Venturas C, Mackay MI, Sherratt F, Forshaw M. 2018. Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group Report, 2017. A systematic review on outcome–based smoking cessation apps and PPI investigation. A systematic review on outcome–based smoking cessation apps and PPI investigation.

Newson LM, Richards K, Sides N, Taylor O. 2018. Outdoor Learning and Corporate Health Project Newson, L., Richards, K., Sides, N., Taylor, O. (2018). Outdoor Learning and Corporate Health Project; Liverpool John Moores University & Center Parcs Partnership. Systematic Review and Empirical Research. Outdoor Learning and Corporate Health Project; Liverpool John Moores University & Center Parcs Partnership. Systematic Review and Empirical Research.

Charnley M, Newson LM, McCann M, Abayomi J. 2017. Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group: Report. A Patient and Public Involvement exploration of pregnant women residing in Liverpool and Ulster regarding weight management services during pregnancy. Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group: Report. A Patient and Public Involvement exploration of pregnant women residing in Liverpool and Ulster regarding weight management services during pregnancy.

Newson LM, Blackburn M, Dale H, Greaves C, Olander E. 2014. Response to NICE consultation: Obesity (Update). The British Psychological Society Response to NICE consultation: Obesity (Update). The British Psychological Society :1-13 Publisher Url

King A, Michie S, Golden A, Thomas V, Wearden A, Swanson V, Abraham C, Featherston V, Newson L, Patel N, Shorten K, Thirlaway K, Craig J, Hughes S, Willingham S. 2011. Response to the Department of Health consultation:Healthy Lives, Healthy People: Our strategy for public health in England. The British Psychological Society.

Newson L, Flint B. 2011. Applied Psychology and Obesity Management British Psychological Society (2011). Obesity in the UK: A psychological perspective. Obesity Working Group 2011. Professional Practice Board. :26-38

Newson L. 2010. Maternal Health- Audit Assessment, 2010. Maternal Health- Audit Assessment, 2010.

Newson L, Tierney J, Jones S. 2009. Energise Knowsley 2009-2012; Healthy Weight Strategy Energise Knowsley 2009-2012; Healthy Weight Strategy :1-77

Other

Richards K, Newson L. 2018. A critical analysis of emerging narratives of adventure and outdoor therapy practices in the UK: Issues of policy, professionalisation, and practice. https://8iatc.internationaladventuretherapy.org/, :289-293 Publisher Url

Bates G, Jones L, Tod D, McVeigh J, Newson LM, Begley E. Investigating the application and effectiveness of behaviour change theories and techniques in interventions to prevent muscle enhancement drug use Author Url Publisher Url

Poster

Gibson B, Umeh F, Davies I, Newson LM. 2018. Positive Affect as a Buffer Against Psychopathology in Diabetes Patients: A Randomised Controlled Trial Diabetes UK, 2019 Professional Practice Conference Author Url Public Url

Highlighted activities

Award:

Community By Nature Consultancy Project. Dr Newson (PI); Dr Ashworth (CO-I), Community by Nature (consultancy contract). 2021

Cobalt Housing- consultancy/ MSC Health Psychology Bursary. Dr Newson (PI). 2021

Research Grants Awarded:

Innovate UK, KTP Cobalt Housing, Lisa Newson (PI); Fiona Armstrong-Gibbs (Co-I), Ioannis Kostopoulos (Co-I), Grant value (£): £179,546, Duration of research project: 24 months. 2021

Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, A Critical Appraisal of Mobile Apps to Aid Smoking Cessation: Preliminary Evaluation. Awarded £19820, Forshaw, M LJMU; Sherratt, F, UoL., Grant value (£): £ 19820.34, Duration of research project: 6 months. 2016

Editorial boards:

International Journal for Environmental Research and Public Health. Special Issue "Biological and Psychological Aspects of Diabetes and Obesity", Guest Editor, https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/Biological_Psychological_Aspects_Diabetes_Obesity. 2021

Teaching qualification:

RAPPS Supervisor for Health Psychologists, DHP BPS. 2013

Higher Education Academy Fellow. 2010

Other Professional Activity:

Chair, National Obesity Task Force, British Psychological Society. September 2016- September 2019..

Diabetes Representative for British Psychological Society Oct 2016 ongoing.

Professional activities

External PGR examinations performed:

University of London, Professional Doctorate, Exploring the experiences and impact of sexual problems in a sexual relationship; Black men with Type 2 Diabetes. 2021

Plymouth University, PhD, Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour to facilitate midwifery involvement in managing gestational weight gain in obese, pregnant women. 2017

British Psychological Society, Qualification in Health Psychology, Sadie Wickwar QHP Stage 2 Viva. 2016

British Psychological Society, Health Psychology Qualifications Board, Qualification in Health Psychology (Stage 2) (Level 8 equiv.), Portfolio of Competence, Dr Sadie Wickwar. 2016

British Psychological Society, Health Psychology Qualifications Board, Qualification in Health Psychology (Stage 2) (Level 8 equiv.), Portfolio of Competence, Rebecca Canham. 2016

British Psychological Society, Health Psychology Qualifications Board, Qualification in Health Psychology (Stage 2) (Level 8 equiv.), Portfolio of Competence, Stephanie Archer. 2016

British Psychological Society, Qualification in Health Psychology Stage 2 (QHP Stage 2), Stephanie Archer QHP Viva. 2016

British Psychological Society, Qualification in Health Psychology, Rebecca Canham QHP Stage 2 Viva. 2016

Other Professional Activity:

Devane, E., & Bunn, S. Research briefing: Childhood Obesity. POSTNOTE Number 640 April 2021. https://post.parliament.uk/research-briefings/post-pn-0640/ Dr Newson, Contributor to, and Reviewer of.. 2021

Speight, J., Hermanns, N., Ehrmann, D., on behalf of the PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes Study Group* of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Data on diabetes-specific distress are needed to improve the quality of diabetes care. Lancet, in press. Lancet Contributing authors PSAD: Speight, J., Hermanns, N., Ehrmann, D., Anarte, MT., Asimakopoulou, K., Baig, AA., Cooke, D., Deschênes, SS., de Wit, M., Garrett, C., Goethals, Hendrieckx, C., Holmes-Truscott, E., Holt, RIG., Huber, JW., Ismail, K., Kalra, S., Kubiak, T., Messina, R., Mezuk, B., Nefs, G., Newson, L., Nouwen, A., Petrak, F., Pouwer, F., Saleh-Stattin, N., Skinner, TC., Snoek, FJ., & Sturt, J.. 2021

Chair, National Obesity Task Force, British Psychological Society. September 2016- September 2019..

Diabetes Representative for British Psychological Society Oct 2016 ongoing.

External Academic. Validation and development of MSc Health Psychology. Leeds Beckett University, Jan 2020. MSc Health Psychology/ To commence External Examiner Role, September 2021..

External Examiner. University of Hull. September 2017- September 2019 MSC Health Psychology.

External Funding Reviewer: Research and Programme reviewer for the National Institute for Health Research. NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre. Health Services and Delivery Research Programme 2015-17; National Institute for Health Research. Public Health Research. 2013-15; Fellowship Application for The Health Research Board, Ireland, 2013..

External Peer- Journal Reviewer (n15): International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (reviewer-board member); Health and Quality of Life Outcomes; International Journal of Health Promotion and Education; Qualitative Health Research; Journal of Smoking Cessation; Current Pediatric Reviews; Obesity Reviews; Health Expectations; Childhood Obesity; Behavioral Sciences; Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease; Journal of Clinical Medicine; Healthcare; Sustainability; Medicina;.

Knowledge Exchange & Innovation Funding November 2017. £7838 unknown..

LJMU Impact Tracker Application: £2999.84 Dr Newson & Tasneem Patel The application of Health Psychology into NHS Diabetes Services: Monitoring the roll out of a training programme and patient intervention. Dec 2017. Not Successful..

LJMU Impact Tracker Fund. £2915 Dr Abayomi & Dr Newson Monitoring the application of new knowledge on maternal nutrition and Obesity in Midwifery. Informed by Portfolio of LJMU research. Dec 2017. not successful.

Stage 2 Professional Supervisor. Stage 2 Professional Level 8 qualification. AWARDED Nov 2019. Dr Nicola Sides British Psychological Society, Health Psychologist. Ministry of Defence..

Stage 2 Professional Supervisor. Tasneem Patel. British Psychological Society, Health Psychologist in Training. Portfolio submitted Feb 2017- awaiting Viva examination 2020.

Summary NHS Knowsley - pre-LJMU last 2009-2011 only: Newson L, sole author unless stated. Completed as NHS role1; non-core role consultancy/CPD - Strategic Documents: a. (2011) NHS North Mersey Talent Management Programme- Leadership Award. Return on Investment Modelling- Medicines Management 2 b. Lead Author (2010) Cheshire & Merseyside Adult Obesity & Bariatric Review1 c. (2011) Behaviour Change Framework: Adopting a new NHS model. Strategy.2 d. Lead Author (2010) Transforming Community Services. NHS Strategy1; e. (2010) Maternal Health- Audit Assessment1 f. (2010) Healthy Weight, Chapter p62-69. JSNA1 g. (2010) Chapter approved by Newson. Mental Wellbeing, p93-101. JSNA 1 h. (2009) Lead Author, Energise Knowsley 2009-2012 Healthy Weight Strategy1 i. (2009) Self-Care. Understanding behaviour change and its context. Consultancy2 - Practice-base Documents: a. Brief Intervention Smoking Cessation Toolkit & resource1 (n9500 trained) b. Smoking cessation brief interventions1 (n2300 trained) c. Advanced behaviour change2 (n300 trained) d. Early Years Healthy Eating Guidance (Co-Author), implemented into all providers1 e. Wellbeing Toolkit (Co-author)2 f. Healthy Weight Care Pathway Adults1 g. Healthy Weight Care Pathway Children1 h. NCMP pathway1 i. Healthy Weight & Psychology Training2 j. Obesity Service Implementation Training2 k. Service Evaluation Childhood Obesity Report2 l. Schools, NCMP & Childhood Obesity Report1.

Watson, P. M., Dugdill, L., Pickering, K., Owen, S., Hargreaves, J., Staniford, L. J., ... & Cable, N. T. (2015). Service evaluation of the GOALS family-based childhood obesity treatment intervention during the first 3 years of implementation. BMJ open, 5(2), e006519. Newson, L. Contributor.

Other invited event:

Low Carbon Homes Solent event, Plymouth University Host (online), Invited Speaker. 196 delegates. Professional/Public Engagement Event. Promoting the collaboration between LJMU and Cobalt Housing, role of KTP in housing sector. Plymouth University host.. 2021

Supporting Retrofit Ambition in Liverpool Low Carbon Homes Liverpool,19-21 January 2021, Liverpool (online), 128 unique attendees. Professional/Public Engagement Event. promoting the collaboration between LJMU and Cobalt Housing. 2021

Diabetes UK Professional Practice Conference 2020, Scotland, UK, Invited Chair, 2 sessions. Head Judge for the Education and Self-Management Award.. 2020

All Party Parlimentary Group Conference, Addressing Obesity Stigma, London, UL, Invited Representative on behalf of BPS. 2020

British Dietetic Association Obesity Specialist Group CPD event, Birmingham, UK, Abayomi J, Charnley M, Newson L. British Dietetic Association Obesity Specialist Group (Feb 2020). Weight Management in Pregnancy. An invited session focusing on weight management during pregnancy. Oral.. 2020

Mega Evento Nutricao, Sao Paolo, Brazil, Abayomi J, Charnley M, Newson L. Mega Evento Nutricao, Sao Paolo, Brazil (Aug 2019). Maternal Nutrition Recommendations: UK and Brazil. Invited sessions focusing on maternal nutrition recommendation in the UK compared to Brazil. Workshop- Sponsored BDA.. 2019

Health, Wellbeing and the environment, Isla Gladstone Conservatory, Liverpool, Engagement event. Ran by the Innovation Agency (AHSN - NWC) an invited session focusing on the outcomes from the Natural Health Service programme 2015-2018. 2019

Lanscape Institute CPD Day, Risley Moss, Birchwood Warrington, Session on Natural Health Service: Outcomes and Implications. Collaborative presentation between LJMU and The Mersey Forest. 2018

10th World Congress of Diabetes and its Complications, Edinburgh, UK, INVITED SPEAKER. Newson, L,., & Patel, T. Psychological approaches to reducing diabetes complications: Reducing health professional and patient conflict in consultations; working together to prevent complications. , Edinburgh, UK 15th-18th July 2018. 2018

The Community Forest Conference, 2018, Birmingham, UK, INVITED SPEAKER. 2018

National Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Symposium; Practitioner, Birmingham, UK, Diabetes Symposium. Invited Speaker. Title: Weight Related Issues in Type 1 Diabetes Organised NHS Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust, sponsored by Novo Nordisk. 3 x 1 Hour Interactive Presentations on application of psychology into practice n=177 delegates, clinical NHS staff. 50% NHS consultants; 40% diabetes nurses; 10% other health professionals e.g. Dietitian subsequently contacted by no. of health professionals how they have changed practice. 2017

The British Dietetic Association. CPD event, Obesity Specialist Group, Birmingham, UK, Newson L, Nash J. The British Dietetic Association. CPD event, Obesity Specialist Group (Nov 2017). What Is It? - Five Psychological Skills to Help in Time-Limited Consultations. ~150 dietitians to change clinical practice. Invited speaker.. 2017

The British Dietetic Association. CPD event, Obesity Specialist Group, Birmingham, UK, Newson L. The British Dietetic Association. CPD event, Obesity Specialist Group (Nov 2017). Influencing Change and Integrating Psychology: A workshop to reflect on your position. Obesity: Behavioural & Psychological Considerations. ~120 dietitians to change clinical practice. Invited Speaker.. 2017

Cheshire West and Cheshire Council, NHS CCG, Chester, UK, Newson L. (2013). Cheshire West and Cheshire Council, NHS CCG collaboration network. Behaviour Change Strategy in Health. Invited Speaker.. 2013

Mental Health and Wellbeing, population need for change, Merseyside, Health Promotion Network, Keynote speaker, health professionals conference. 2011

Behavioural Economics, North West Health Consortium, Newson, L. Behavioural Economics. NW Health consortium Nov 2009. 2009

Obesity in the UK, Strategy Development. Inside Government., London, UK, Inside Government Conference. Newson, L. Invited speaker. 2008

Tackling Obesity: Working Towards A Healthier Nation. Inside Government, London, UK, Inside Government: Conference. Newon, L. Invited speaker. 2006

Award:

Community By Nature Consultancy Project. Dr Newson (PI); Dr Ashworth (CO-I), Community by Nature (consultancy contract). 2021

Cobalt Housing- consultancy/ MSC Health Psychology Bursary. Dr Newson (PI). 2021

Integrating Health Psychology into Diabetes Care. Research Seminar Award. £1000 applied 16/03/2017, Division of Health Psychology, British Psychological Society. 2017

Curriculum Enhancement Student Internships: Summer 2014. MSc Health Psychology- Level 6 to Level 7, LJMU. 2014

Research Grants Awarded:

Innovate UK, KTP Cobalt Housing, Lisa Newson (PI); Fiona Armstrong-Gibbs (Co-I), Ioannis Kostopoulos (Co-I), Grant value (£): £179,546, Duration of research project: 24 months. 2021

Faculty of education, health and community, Patient and public involvement regarding the management of obesity in pregnancy (in Liverpool and Ulster)., Newson, Lisa and McCann, Mary (Ulster), Grant value (£): 11,000, Duration of research project: 7 months. 2017

Liverpool clinical commissioning group, Patient and public involvement regarding the management of obesity in pregnancy. Awarded £17k, Lisa newson, faculty of science LJMU, Grant value (£): £17,905, Duration of research project: 6 months. 2016

Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, A Critical Appraisal of Mobile Apps to Aid Smoking Cessation: Preliminary Evaluation. Awarded £19820, Forshaw, M LJMU; Sherratt, F, UoL., Grant value (£): £ 19820.34, Duration of research project: 6 months. 2016

Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority, NHS Health Check Evaluation, Grant value (£): 10431 (FEC), Duration of research project: 5 months. 2013

Editorial boards:

International Journal for Environmental Research and Public Health. Special Issue "Biological and Psychological Aspects of Diabetes and Obesity", Guest Editor, https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/Biological_Psychological_Aspects_Diabetes_Obesity. 2021

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Invited Reviewer "Board Member". 2020

Conference presentation:

The importance of patient and public involvement (PPI) in the design & delivery of maternal weight management advice, 13th European Nutrition Conference, Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS), Dublin, Ireland, Poster presentation. 2019

The Acceptability and Feasibility of a Novel Peer-led School-based Physical Activity Intervention for Adolescent Girls: The Girls’ Peer Activity (G-PACT) Project, 7th International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress (ISPAH), Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, Oral presentation. 2018

B Gibson*, FK Umeh, I Davies, L Newson. Positive affect as a buffer against psychopathology in diabetes patients: a randomised controlled trial, Diabetes UK 2018, London, Poster presentation. 2018

Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in South Asians: Qualitative Study Exploring Health Beliefs, Attitudes, Values and Community Perspectives.Nomiated for Psychological Care Award, Diabetes UK Professional Conference, 2018., Excel, London, Oral presentation. 2018

A systematic literature review on outcome-based smoking cessation apps., 13th UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Liverpool, UK, Oral presentation. 2017

Outcomes-Based Systematic Review on Smoking Cessation Apps, 13th UK Society for Behavioural Medicine. Working together for healthy living: Multidisciplinary behavioural medicine, Liverpool, UK, Oral presentation. 2017

Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in South Asians: Qualitative Study Exploring Health Beliefs, Attitudes, Values and Community Perspectives., 13th UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Oral presentation. 2017

Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: Development of Cultural Specific Intervention for South Asian Adults at Risk., 13th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting: Working together for healthy living: Multidisciplinary behavioural medicine, Liverpool, UK, Oral presentation. 2017

Positive affect, diabetes, and diabetes-related outcomes: A systematic review, Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, Cardiff, UK., Poster presentation. 2017

Positive affect, diabetes, and diabetes-related outcomes: A systematic review., Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, Cardiff, UK, Poster presentation. 2017

Trapasso, E., & Newson, L. (2014). Investigating Primary School Children’s Perceptions of a Healthy Lifestyle using Grounded Theory Analysis., 29th Annual PsyPAG Postgraduate Student Conference,, 24th July 2014, Cardiff, UK., Oral presentation. 2017

An IPA Study Exploring the Experiences of Body Image in Women, Post-Pregnancy., The Nutrition Society: Irish Section Conference 2017: What governs what we eat?, Belfast, UK, Poster presentation. 2017

Midwives knowledge and experiences of providing weight management advice to pregnant women, The Nutrition Society: Irish Section Conference 2017: What governs what we eat?, Belfast, UK, Poster presentation. 2017

Midwives perceptions, knowledge and experiences of providing nutritional advice to pregnant women with obesity, The Nutrition Society: IMidwives knowledge and experiences of providing weight management advice to pregnant women, Belfast, UK, Oral presentation. 2017

Owen, M., Curry, W., Kerner, C., Newson, L., & Fairclough S. (2017). The Effectiveness of School Based Physical Activity Interventions for Adolescent Girls (11-18 years): A Systematic Review. ISBNPA, Canada., ISBNPA, Canada., Canada, Oral presentation. 2017

The experiences of teachers regarding the prevention of overweight and obesity in primary schools., The Nutrition Society: Irish Section Conference 2017: What governs what we eat?, Belfast, UK, Oral presentation. 2017

Owen, M., Curry, W., Kerner, C., Newson, L., & Fairclough S. (2017). The Effectiveness of School Based Physical Activity Interventions for Adolescent Girls (11-18 years): A Systematic Review. ISBNPA, Canada., ISBNPA, Canada, Oral presentation. 2017

A participatory action research intervention to support health professionals improve communication with South Asian patients with type 2 diabetes., Diabetes UK, 2017, Manchester, UK, Poster presentation. 2017

Investigating the needs and experiences of South Asian patients with Type 2 Diabetes. A Grounded Theory Approach exploring culture, religion, and the role of family members, Diabetes UK, 2017, Manchester, UK, Poster presentation. 2017

Trapasso, E., & Newson, L. (2014). Investigating Primary School Children’s Perceptions of a Healthy Lifestyle using Grounded Theory Analysis., The 29th Annual PsyPAG Postgraduate Student Conference, Cardiff, UK, Oral presentation. 2014

Brown, E & Newson, L. (2014) Media: Can it Influence Body Image in Younger & Older Adults?, International Weight Stigma Conference, Canterbury, UK., Poster presentation. 2014

Brown, E & Newson, L. (2014) Media: Can it Influence Body Image in Younger & Older Adults?, The 2nd Annual International Weight Stigma Conference,, Canterbury, UK., Poster presentation. 2014

Obesity in the NHS., National PrimaryCare Conference, Birmingham, UK, Oral presentation. 2012

11. Newson L. Obesity & Health, 4th National Conference: Controversies in the Prevention and Management of Obesity: responsibilities, roles and results. Birmingham, UK. April 2008. Developing an NHS Childhood Obesity Service Using Qualitative Methods: what works. Oral., Obesity & Health, 4th National Conference: Controversies in the Prevention and Management of Obesity: responsibilities, roles and results., Birmingham, UK, Oral presentation. 2008

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Behavioural Sciences & Public Health Network. 2019

Member, Nutrition Society. 2017

Professional Member, Diabetes UK, number 3189456. 2016

Member, The Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes, part of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. 2014

Registered Psychologist, Practitioner Psychologist, Health and Care Professions Council. 2009

Registered Practitioner Psychologist, Health and Care Professions Council. 2008

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. C.Psychol. AFBPsS., British Psychological Society. 2008

Member Division of Health Psychology, British Psychological Society. 2007

External collaboration:

Primary Care Merseyside, L Newson, Primarycare Merseyside, MymHealth Project. 2017

Accrington Women's Hospital, CBT Therapist- IAPT LTC lead.. 2017

Centre Parcs UK, Kaye Richards, LJMU. 2017

MindDistrict Ltd, Fennie Wiepkema. 2017

Ministry of Defence, Dr Sides. 2017

Starfish Health and Wellbeing Ltd, Iain Caldwell, CEO. 2017

My mHealth Ltd, L Newson, Primary Care Merseyside & My mHealth project. 2016

South Asian Health Foundation, Dr Mahendra G Patel PhD FRPharmS FHEA CEO South Asian Health Foundation Fellow of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Principal Enterprise Fellow of Pharmacy University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Office 01484 473749 email m.patel@hud.ac.uk Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Wilkes University Pennsylvania USA Honorary Senior Lecturer Academic Unit Primary Care Medical School University of Sheffield Ambassador for NHS Evidence: www.evidence.nhs.uk. 2016

Edge Hill. Michael Owen., Stage 2 Supervisor Professional Training Portfolio BPS Health Psychologist Stage 2. Michael Owen. PhD Advisor Michael Owen. 2015

External committees:

British Psychological Society National Obesity Task Force, British Psychological Society, Chair. 2016

Industrial connections:

MERCK UK ltd, Consultancy- Health Psychology Toolkit and resource development and rollout. Diabetes self-management.. 2016

Human Support Group, consultancy. 2010

MORELIFE (formally Carnegie), Obesity work. 2009

Slimming World, Consultancy. 2009

Teaching qualification:

RAPPS Supervisor for Health Psychologists, DHP BPS. 2013

Higher Education Academy Fellow. 2010

Fellowships:

LJMU Career Fellowship, LJMU. 2012

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