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Professor Sally Wyke

Interdisciplinary Professor of Health and Wellbeing

Deputy Director, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow

P.O. Box 198
Mtubatuba 3935
South Africa

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2015

Porteous, T., Wyke, S., Hannaford, P., and Bond, C. (2015) Self-care behaviour for minor symptoms: can Andersen's behavioral model of health services use help us to understand it? International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 23(1), pp. 27-35. (doi:10.1111/ijpp.12116)

Wyke, S. et al. (2015) Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for men – end of study report. Public Health Research, 3(2), pp. 1-129. (doi:10.3310/phr03020)

2014

Boa, S., Duncan, E. A.S., Haraldsdottir, E., and Wyke, S. (2014) Goal setting in palliative care: a structured review. Progress in Palliative Care, 22(6), pp. 326-333. (doi:10.1179/1743291X14Y.0000000097)

Sullivan, F., Hinds, A., Pitkethly, M., Treweek, S., Wilson, P., and Wyke, S. (2014) Primary care research network progress in Scotland. European Journal of General Practice, 20(4), pp. 337-342. (doi:10.3109/13814788.2013.879116)

Kroll, T., Wyke, S., Jahagirdar, D., and Ritchie, K. (2014) If patient-reported outcome measures are considered key health-care quality indicators, who is excluded from participation? Health Expectations, 17(5), pp. 605-607. (doi:10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00772.x) (PMID:22512658)

McLean, G., Gunn, J., Wyke, S., Guthrie, B., Watt, G. C.M., Blane, D. N., and Mercer, S. W. (2014) The influence of socioeconomic deprivation on multimorbidity at different ages: a cross-sectional study. British Journal of General Practice, 64(624), e440-e447. (doi:10.3399/bjgp14X680545) (PMID:24982497) (PMCID:PMC4073730)

Wyke, S., Hunt, K., and Treweek, S. (2014) Weight loss intervention for football fans – Authors' reply. Lancet, 383(9935), p. 2122. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61024-2)

Hunt, K. et al. (2014) A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 383(9924), pp. 1211-1221. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62420-4)

Anderson, A. S. et al. (2014) Breast cancer risk reduction - is it feasible to initiate a randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle intervention programme (ActWell) within a national breast screening programme? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 11, 156. (doi:10.1186/s12966-014-0156-2) (PMID:25516158) (PMCID:PMC4304617)

Hunt, K., Gray, C. M., Maclean, A., Smillie, S., Bunn, C., and Wyke, S. (2014) Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health, 14, p. 50. (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-50)

MacLean, A., Hunt, K., Gray, C., Smillie, S., and Wyke, S. (2014) How do men’s female relatives feature in their accounts of changing eating practices during a weight-management programme delivered through professional football clubs? International Journal of Men's Health, 13(2), pp. 121-138. (doi:10.3149/jmh.1302.121)

Morrison, D., Wyke, S., Agur, K., Cameron, E., Docking, R., MacKenzie, A., McConnachie, A., Raghuvir, V., Thomson, N., and Mair, F. (2014) Digital Asthma Self-Management Interventions: A Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 16(2), e51. (doi:10.2196/jmir.2814)

Morrison, D., Wyke, S., Thomson, N. C., McConnachie, A., Agur, K., Saunderson, K., Chaudhuri, R., and Mair, F. S. (2014) A randomized trial of an Asthma Internet Self-management Intervention (RAISIN): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 15, p. 185. (doi:10.1186/1745-6215-15-185) (PMID:24884722)

O'Brien, R., Wyke, S., Guthrie, B., Watt, G. C.C.M., and Mercer, S. W. (2014) The ‘everyday work’ of living with multimorbidity in socioeconomically deprived areas of Scotland. Journal of Comorbidity, 4(1), pp. 1-10. (doi:10.15256/joc.2014.4.32)

Santer, M., Ring, N., Yardley, L., Geraghty, A. W.A., and Wyke, S. (2014) Treatment non-adherence in pediatric long-term medical conditions: systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies of caregivers’ views. BMC Pediatrics, 14(63), (doi:10.1186/1471-2431-14-63)

2013

France, E., Hunt, K., Dow, C., and Wyke, S. (2013) Do men’s and women’s accounts of surviving a stroke conform to Frank’s narrative genres? Qualitative Health Research, 23(12), pp. 1649-1659. (doi:10.1177/1049732313509895)

Wyke, S., Adamson, J., Dixon, D., and Hunt, K. (2013) Consultation and illness behaviour in response to symptoms: a comparison of models from different disciplinary frameworks and suggestions for future research directions. Social Science and Medicine, 86, pp. 79-87. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.03.007)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Leishman, J., Dalgarno, L., and Wyke, S. (2013) Football fans in training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits. BMC Public Health, 13(232), (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-232)

France, E.F., Hunt, K., Ziebland, S., and Wyke, S. (2013) What parents say about disclosing the end of their pregnancy due to fetal abnormality. Midwifery, 29(1), pp. 24-32. (doi:10.1016/j.midw.2011.10.006)

Hunt, K., McCann, C., Gray, C.M., Mutrie, N., and Wyke, S. (2013) "You've got to walk before you run". Positive evaluations of a walking programme as part of a gender sensitised weight management programme delivered to men through professional football clubs. Health Psychology, 32(1), pp. 57-65. (doi:10.1037/a0029537)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek, S., and Wyke, S. (2013) Weight management for overweight and obese men delivered through professional football clubs: a pilot randomized trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 10(1), p. 121. (doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-121)

Gray, N.M. et al. (2013) Developing a community-based intervention to improve quality of life in people with colorectal cancer: a complex intervention development study. BMJ Open, 3(4), e002596. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002596)

Jahagirdar, D., Kroll, T., Ritchie, K., and Wyke, S. (2013) Patient-reported outcome measures for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the exclusion of people with low literacy skills and learning disabilities. Patient, 6(1), pp. 11-21. (doi:10.1007/s40271-013-0004-5)

Lawson, K., Mercer, S., Wyke, S., Grieve, E., Guthrie, B., Watt, G.C.M., and Fenwick, E. (2013) Double trouble: the impact of multimorbidity and deprivation on preference-weighted health related quality of life - a cross sectional analysis of the Scottish Health Survey. International Journal for Equity in Health, 12(67), (doi:10.1186/1475-9276-12-67)

Porteous, T. et al. (2013) 'Help for hay fever', a goal-focused intervention for people with intermittent allergic rhinitis, delivered in Scottish community pharmacies: study protocol for a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials, 14(217), (doi:10.1186/1745-6215-14-217)

Scobbie, L., McLean, D., Dixon, D., Duncan, E., and Wyke, S. (2013) Implementing a framework for goal setting in community based stroke rehabilitation: a process evaluation. BMC Health Services Research, 13(190), (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-190)

Smith, S. et al. (2013) Reducing time before consulting with symptoms of lung cancer: randomised controlled trial. British Journal of General Practice, 63, e47-e54.

2012

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Treweek , S., Leishman, J., and Wyke, S. (2012) Can professional soccer clubs help male fans lose weight and become more physically active? Preliminary evidence from the Scottish Premier League. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(6(Sup)), p. 367.

Jahagirdar, D., Kroll, T., Ritchie, K., and Wyke, S. (2012) Using patient reported outcome measures in health services: a qualitative study on including people with low literacy skills and learning disabilities. BMC Health Services Research, 12(431), (doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-431)

Barnett, K., Mercer, S.W., Norbury, M., Watt, G., Wyke, S., and Guthrie, B. (2012) Epidemiology of multimorbidity and implications for health care, research, and medical education: a cross-sectional study. Lancet, 380(9836), pp. 37-43. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60240-2)

France, E.F., Locock, L., Hunt, K., Ziebland, S., Field, K., and Wyke, S. (2012) Imagined futures: how experiential knowledge of disability affects parents’ decision making about fetal abnormality. Health Expectations, 15(2), pp. 139-156. (doi:10.1111/j.1369-7625.2011.00672.x)

Ziebland, S., and Wyke, S. (2012) Health and illness in a connected world: how might sharing experiences on the Internet affect people's health? Milbank Quarterly, 90(2), pp. 219-249. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-0009.2012.00662.x)

France, E.F., Wyke, S., Gunn, J.N., Mair, F., McLean, G., and Mercer, S.W. (2012) Multimorbidity in primary care: a systematic review of prospective cohort studies. British Journal of General Practice, 62(597), e297-e307. (doi:10.3399/bjgp12X636146)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Lorimer, K., Anderson, A.S., Benzeval, M., and Wyke, S. (2012) Words and context matter [Rapid Response]. British Medical Journal, 344(e1370),

Guthrie, B., Watt, G., Wyke, S., and Mercer, S.W. (2012) Epidemiology of multimorbidity – Authors' reply. Lancet, 380(9851), pp. 1383-1384. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61796-6)

Mercer, S.W., Gunn, J., Bower, P., Wyke, S., and Guthrie, B. (2012) Managing patients with mental and physical multimorbidity. BMJ, 345, e5559-e5559. (doi:10.1136/bmj.e5559)

Smith, S.M. et al. (2012) Developing a complex intervention to reduce time to presentation with symptoms of lung cancer. British Journal of General Practice, 62, e605-e615. (doi:10.3399/bjgp12X654579)

Youssef, N.F.A., Shepherd, A., Evans, J.M.M., and Wyke, S. (2012) Translating and testing the Liver Disease Symptom Index 2.0 for administration to people with liver cirrhosis in Egypt. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 18(4), pp. 406-416. (doi:10.1111/j.1440-172X.2012.02048.x)

2015

Wyke, S. et al. (2015) Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for men – end of study report. Public Health Research, 3(2), pp. 1-129. (doi:10.3310/phr03020)

2014

Hunt, K. Wyke, S et al. (2014) A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 383(9924), pp. 1211-1221. (doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62420-4)

Anderson, A. S. et al. (2014) Breast cancer risk reduction - is it feasible to initiate a randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle intervention programme (ActWell) within a national breast screening programme? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 11, 156. (doi:10.1186/s12966-014-0156-2) (PMID:25516158) (PMCID:PMC4304617)

Hunt, K., Gray, C. M., Maclean, A., Smillie, S., Bunn, C., and Wyke, S. (2014) Do weight management programmes delivered at professional football clubs attract and engage high risk men? A mixed-methods study. BMC Public Health, 14, p. 50. (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-50)

Santer, M., Ring, N., Yardley, L., Geraghty, A. W.A., and Wyke, S. (2014) Treatment non-adherence in pediatric long-term medical conditions: systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies of caregivers’ views. BMC Pediatrics, 14(63), (doi:10.1186/1471-2431-14-63)

2013

Wyke, S., Adamson, J., Dixon, D., and Hunt, K. (2013) Consultation and illness behaviour in response to symptoms: a comparison of models from different disciplinary frameworks and suggestions for future research directions. Social Science and Medicine, 86, pp. 79-87. (doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.03.007)

Gray, C.M., Hunt, K., Mutrie, N., Anderson, A.S., Leishman, J., Dalgarno, L., and Wyke, S. (2013) Football fans in training: the development and optimization of an intervention delivered through professional sports clubs to help men lose weight, become more active and adopt healthier eating habits. BMC Public Health, 13(232), (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-232)

Complex intervention development and evaluation; social and public health science; use of health services and primary care systems

Sally is a social scientist who applies social scientific theory and methods to complex interventions to improve health and well-being.  She also has expertise in developing pragmatic approaches to robust evaluation of complex interventions using comparative designs and mixed methods and applies her skills to support health in community and primary care settings.

Sally’s leadership positions in the UK include Founding Director, Scottish School of Primary Care (2000-2004); Director, Alliance for Self Care Research (2005-2011), Deputy Director, Social Sciences, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow (2011 – present).  In her current role at the University of Glasgow Sally is Impact Champion of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing and convenes IHW’s impact, knowledge exchange and public engagement group.  She also convenes the Institute’s Early Career Researcher grant writing group and has an active role in supporting and mentoring social scientists across the Institute.

At the Africa Centre for Population Health Sally takes a leading role in the Health Systems and Impact programme.