Liverpool Skylilne

Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr Lisa Newson

Dr Lisa Newson

Telephone: 0151 904 6343

Publications

Highlighted publications

McCann M, Newson LM, Charnley M, Rooney J, Burden C, Abayomi J. 2017. 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, 17 >DOI

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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

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 >Link

Newson L, Povey R, Casson A, Grogan S. 2013. The experiences and understandings of obesity: Families' decisions to attend a childhood obesity intervention Psychology and Health, 28 :1287-1305 >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 >Link

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Pretorius N, Schmidt U, Beecham J, Eisler I, Gowers S, Ringwood S, Treasure J, Waller G, Williams C, Arcelus J, Christiansen P, Gallagher C, Dawson H, Doherty F, Isaacs G, Jones A, Johnson-Sabine E, Newell C, Newson L, Morris J, Palmer B, Poyer H, Richards L, Rivera E, Simic M, Yi I. BYTE. Early intervention for adolescents with bulimia nervosa: A feasibility study of a web-based CBT intervention with flexible support. Medical Research Council, Showcase Poster.

Journal article

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

McCann M, Newson LM, Charnley M, Rooney J, Burden C, Abayomi J. 2017. 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, 17 >DOI

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 Psychology and Health, 28 :1287-1305 >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 >Link

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

McCann M, Newson LM, Burden C, Rooney J, Charnley M, Abayomi JC. A qualitative study exploring midwives’ perceptions, knowledge and experiences of providing dietary and weight management advice to pregnant women. Maternal and Child Nutrition, >DOI

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

Newson L, Povey R, Grogan S, Casson A. Families who are invited to attend a community-based childhood obesity programme: Why do some families attend whilst others do not?

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

Conference publication

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

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

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

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

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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 >Link

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Pretorius N, Schmidt U, Beecham J, Eisler I, Gowers S, Ringwood S, Treasure J, Waller G, Williams C, Arcelus J, Christiansen P, Gallagher C, Dawson H, Doherty F, Isaacs G, Jones A, Johnson-Sabine E, Newell C, Newson L, Morris J, Palmer B, Poyer H, Richards L, Rivera E, Simic M, Yi I. BYTE. Early intervention for adolescents with bulimia nervosa: A feasibility study of a web-based CBT intervention with flexible support. Medical Research Council, Showcase Poster.

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

Report

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.

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.

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

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. Cheshire and Merseyside Adult Obesity Care Pathway and Bariatric Review Cheshire and Merseyside Adult Obesity Care Pathway and Bariatric Review, 2010.

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

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 >Link

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

Other Professional Activity:

Diabetes Representative for British Psychological Society Oct 2016 ongoing

Chair, National Obesity Task Force, British Psychological Society. September 2016-April 2018.

Research Grants Awarded:

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

Professional activities

Conference presentation:

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 15/10/2018

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 14/03/2018

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 12/03/2018

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 13/12/2017

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 13/12/2017

Positive affect, diabetes, and diabetes-related outcomes: A systematic review., Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, Cardiff, UK, Poster presentation 06/09/2017

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 24/07/2017

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 21/06/2017

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 21/06/2017

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 21/06/2017

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 21/06/2017

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 07/06/2017

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 08/03/2017

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 08/03/2017

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 24/07/2014

Brown, E & Newson, L. (2014) Media: Can it Influence Body Image in Younger & Older Adults?, International Weight Stigma Conference, Canterbury, UK., Poster presentation 24/06/2014

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 24/06/2014

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

Award:

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

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

External collaboration:

Centre Parcs UK, Kaye Richards, LJMU

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

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

MindDistrict Ltd, Fennie Wiepkema

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

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

External committees:

BPS Obesity Task Group, British Psychological Society, Chair

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

External PGR examinations performed:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fellowships:

LJMU Career Fellowship, LJMU

Industrial connections:

MORELIFE (formally Carnegie), Obesity work

Human Support Group, consultancy

Slimming World, Consultancy

Membership of professional bodies:

Professional Member, Diabetes UK, number 3189456

Registered Practitioner Psychologist, Health and Care Professions Council

Member Division of Health Psychology, British Psychological Society

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

Other invited event:

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

10th World Congress of Diabetes and its Complications, Edinburgh, UK, INVITED SPEAKER 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

National Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Symposium, Birmingham, UK, Diabetes Symposium. Invited Speaker. Organised NHS Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust, sponsored by Novo Nordisk. 3 x 1 Hour Presentation n=177 delegates, clinical NHS staff. 50% NHS consultants; 40% diabetes nurses; 10% other health professionals e.g. Dietitian

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

Obesity in the UK, London, Inside Government Conference. invited speaker

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

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

Other Professional Activity:

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

External Examiner University of Hull, 2018-2021 MSC Health Psychology

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

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

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.

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

Stage 2 Professional Supervisor. Nicola Sides British Psychological Society, Health Psychologist in Training. Viva examination Scheduled Nov 2017

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

Diabetes Representative for British Psychological Society Oct 2016 ongoing

Chair, National Obesity Task Force, British Psychological Society. September 2016-April 2018.

Research Grants Awarded:

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

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

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

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

Teaching qualification:

Higher Education Academy Fellow

Supervisor for Health Psychologists, BPS