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.

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

Journal article

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

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:

Describe the Professional Activities: Diabetes Representative for British Psychological Society Oct 2016 ongoing

Describe the Professional Activities: 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

Award:

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

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

Conference presentation:

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

Title of presentation: Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: Development of Cultural Specific Intervention for South Asian Adults at Risk., Conference title: 13th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting: Working together for healthy living: Multidisciplinary behavioural medicine, Place/location of conference: Liverpool, UK, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Outcomes-Based Systematic Review on Smoking Cessation Apps, Conference title: 13th UK Society for Behavioural Medicine. Working together for healthy living: Multidisciplinary behavioural medicine, Place/location of conference: Liverpool, UK, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of 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, Conference title: 7th International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress (ISPAH), Place/location of conference: Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: B Gibson*, FK Umeh, I Davies, L Newson. Positive affect as a buffer against psychopathology in diabetes patients: a randomised controlled trial, Conference title: Diabetes UK 2018, Place/location of conference: London, Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: Midwives perceptions, knowledge and experiences of providing nutritional advice to pregnant women with obesity, Conference title: The Nutrition Society: IMidwives knowledge and experiences of providing weight management advice to pregnant women, Place/location of conference: Belfast, UK, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Midwives knowledge and experiences of providing weight management advice to pregnant women, Conference title: The Nutrition Society: Irish Section Conference 2017: What governs what we eat?, Place/location of conference: Belfast, UK, Presentation type: Poster presentation

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

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

Title of presentation: Positive affect, diabetes, and diabetes-related outcomes: A systematic review., Conference title: Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, Place/location of conference: Cardiff, UK, Presentation type: Poster presentation

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

Title of presentation: Brown, E & Newson, L. (2014) Media: Can it Influence Body Image in Younger & Older Adults?, Conference title: International Weight Stigma Conference, Place/location of conference: Canterbury, UK., Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: 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., Conference title: ISBNPA, Place/location of conference: Canada, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Brown, E & Newson, L. (2014) Media: Can it Influence Body Image in Younger & Older Adults?, Conference title: The 2nd Annual International Weight Stigma Conference,, Place/location of conference: Canterbury, UK., Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: Trapasso, E., & Newson, L. (2014). Investigating Primary School Children’s Perceptions of a Healthy Lifestyle using Grounded Theory Analysis., Conference title: 29th Annual PsyPAG Postgraduate Student Conference,, Place/location of conference: 24th July 2014, Cardiff, UK., Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: 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., Conference title: ISBNPA, Canada., Place/location of conference: Canada, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: 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, Conference title: Diabetes UK, 2017, Place/location of conference: Manchester, UK, Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: A participatory action research intervention to support health professionals improve communication with South Asian patients with type 2 diabetes., Conference title: Diabetes UK, 2017, Place/location of conference: Manchester, UK, Presentation type: Poster presentation

External collaboration:

Institution: Centre Parcs UK, Collaborator: Kaye Richards, LJMU

Institution: My mHealth Ltd, Collaborator: L Newson, Primary Care Merseyside & My mHealth project

Institution: Primary Care Merseyside, Collaborator: L Newson, Primarycare Merseyside, MymHealth Project

Institution: MindDistrict Ltd, Collaborator: Fennie Wiepkema

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

Institution: South Asian Health Foundation, Collaborator: 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:

Committee name: BPS Obesity Task Group, Organisation: British Psychological Society, Position: Chair

Committee name: British Psychological Society National Obesity Task Force, Organisation: British Psychological Society, Position: Chair

External PGR examinations performed:

Name of University: British Psychological Society, Health Psychology Qualifications Board, Award student examined for: Qualification in Health Psychology (Stage 2) (Level 8 equiv.), Thesis title: Portfolio of Competence, Rebecca Canham

Name of University: British Psychological Society, Health Psychology Qualifications Board, Award student examined for: Qualification in Health Psychology (Stage 2) (Level 8 equiv.), Thesis title: Portfolio of Competence, Stephanie Archer

Name of University: British Psychological Society, Health Psychology Qualifications Board, Award student examined for: Qualification in Health Psychology (Stage 2) (Level 8 equiv.), Thesis title: Portfolio of Competence, Dr Sadie Wickwar

Name of University: Plymouth University, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour to facilitate midwifery involvement in managing gestational weight gain in obese, pregnant women

Name of University: British Psychological Society, Award student examined for: Qualification in Health Psychology, Thesis title: Sadie Wickwar QHP Stage 2 Viva

Name of University: British Psychological Society, Award student examined for: Qualification in Health Psychology, Thesis title: Rebecca Canham QHP Stage 2 Viva

Name of University: British Psychological Society, Award student examined for: Qualification in Health Psychology Stage 2 (QHP Stage 2), Thesis title: Stephanie Archer QHP Viva

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: LJMU Career Fellowship, Organisation: LJMU

Industrial connections:

Company: MORELIFE (formally Carnegie), Position or project: Obesity work

Company: Human Support Group, Position or project: consultancy

Company: Slimming World, Position or project: 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:

Title of event: The Community Forest Conference, 2018, Location: Birmingham, UK, Description: INVITED SPEAKER

Title of event: 10th World Congress of Diabetes and its Complications, Location: Edinburgh, UK, Description: 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

Title of event: National Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Symposium, Location: Birmingham, UK, Description: 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

Title of event: Behavioural Economics, Location: North West Health Consortium, Description: Newson, L. Behavioural Economics. NW Health consortium Nov 2009

Title of event: Obesity in the UK, Location: London, Description: Inside Government Conference. invited speaker

Title of event: Tackling Obesity: Working Towards A Healthier Nation, Location: London, Description: Inside Government: Conference. Invited speaker

Title of event: Mental Health and Wellbeing, population need for change, Location: Merseyside, Health Promotion Network, Description: Keynote speaker, health professionals conference

Other Professional Activity:

Describe the Professional Activities: External Examiner University of Hull, 2018-2021 MSC Health Psychology

Describe the Professional Activities: Knowledge Exchange & Innovation Funding November 2017. £7838 unknown.

Describe the Professional Activities: 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

Describe the Professional Activities: 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.

Describe the Professional Activities: 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

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

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

Describe the Professional Activities: Diabetes Representative for British Psychological Society Oct 2016 ongoing

Describe the Professional Activities: 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:

Title of qualification gained: Higher Education Academy Fellow

Title of qualification gained: Supervisor for Health Psychologists, BPS