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We promote the community ‘voice’ in health research.

Public health and health services research

These articles describe research within public health, health promotion and health services in a community setting.

Consumer involvement in midwifery and nursing research
Smith E, Ross F, Donovan S, Manthorpe J, Brearley S, Sitzia J, Beresford P. Service user involvement in nursing, midwifery and health visiting research: A review of evidence and practice. International Journal of Nursing Studies 2008;45:298–315

Parent involvement in early intervention research
Rowe A. The effect of involvement in participatory research on parent researchers in a Sure Start programme. Health and Social Care in the Community 2006;14(6):465–473

Consumer involvement in public health policy
Minkler M, Vásquez VB, Warner JR, Steussey H, Facente S. Sowing the seeds for sustainable change: a community-based participatory research partnership for health promotion in Indiana, USA and its aftermath. Health Promotion International 2006;21(4):293-300

Consumer involvement in public health nursing research 
Savage CL, Xu Y, Lee R, Rose BL, Kappesser M, Anthony JS.  A case study in the use of community-based participatory research in public health nursing. Public Health Nursing 2006;23(5):472–478

Health promotion programming
Dickson G, Green K, Participatory action research: Lessons learned with Aboriginal grandmothers. Health Care for Women International 2001;22:471–482