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reports & publications

Developing solutions

Mulhern, Cliodhna and Emanuel, Judith Working with Possibility: Appreciative Inquiry in the North West This includes several of the pieces of work outlined below.

Development of a Method for Asset Based Working, commissioned by NHS North West, prepared by Brett Nelson, John Campbell, Judith Emanuel, March 2011 Download report [PDF 3.2Mb]

Ways of seeing and doing: Improving health equity in South Ribble using an appreciative approach, commissioned by IDeA and NWTWC. Download report [PDF 673Kb]

For a brief introduction to Appreciative Inquiry and some examples of inquiries download the Appreciative Inquiry Presentation [Ppt 785kb]

Emanuel J and Hill E (2008) Helping to turn dreams into reality, New Start, 5th December 2008, pps 20-21 Download page 1 [PDF 66Kb] Download page 2 [PDF 80Kb]

Healthy Living

Emanuel J and Colman S (2008) South Manchester Healthy Living Network - Learning for the Future. Commissioned by South Manchester Healthy Living Network. Download report [PDF1.07Mb]

Colman S and Emanuel J (2008) The Best of Zest: Evaluation for Health and Sustainability. Commissioned by Zest, North Manchester Healthy Living Network Download report [PDF944Kb]

Emanuel J (2007) More Fresh Evidence: Buying and eating fresh fruit and vegetables in food deserts in Manchester: The role of Herbie 1. An evaluation commissioned by Manchester Joint Health Unit Download document [PDF 1.7Mb]

Health Trainers

Claire Devine, Jane Walker, Fran Roberts and Judith Emanuel with Barbara Drummond (2007) Manchester Health Trainers: Learning from experience for the second recruitment process. Commissioned by Manchester Joint Health Unit

Emanuel J (2006) Learning for Health Trainers: Evaluation of a Community Health Educator Scheme.

Voluntary organisations

Emanuel J (2008) Manchester Alliance for Community Care Credibility Check. Commissioned by Manchester Alliance for Community Care Download report [Word Doc 151kb]

Emanuel J (2005) We can see what we are achieving. Health Matters, Issue 60, pp18-19. (Interviews with volunteers with SEPO, a community-based HIV/AIDS project in Kalabo, a remote town in Zambia.)

Emanuel J (2002) Citizens Advice Bureaux in Primary Care - A tool for staff to address social and economic inequalities in Adams L, Amos M. and Munro J, Promoting Health Politics and Practice. London: Sage Publications. Download report [PDF 130Kb]

Diversity and inclusion

Emanuel J (2008) Stockport Black History Month. The first ten years: where next? A stakeholder review. For Social Inclusion, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Emanuel J & Young A & with Allen M (2004) Evaluating the "Race for Health" Transformational Change Programme in Central Manchester Primary Care Trust. Second report from the evaluation: Further baseline findings and points for learning Institute for Public Health Research and policy, University of Salford.

Young A & Emanuel J with Allen M (2004) Evaluating the "Race for Health" Transformational Change Programme in Central Manchester Primary Care Trust. First Report: Initial baseline findings and starting points for learning. Institute for Public Health Research and policy, University of Salford. Download report [PDF 137kb]

Emanuel J and Ackroyd DM Breaking Down Barriers in G. Mercer and C. Barnes, Accounting for Disability: Exploring the Divide. Leeds University Press, 1996.
Discussion of the development of guidelines for health service for people with physical and sensory impairments. Download chapter [PDF 87kb]

Young people including youth offenders, anti-bullying, resources for involvement

Emanuel J (2007) A Review of the Health Contribution to Manchester YOT. Commissioned by Manchester PCT and Manchester YOT Download document [PDF 1.9Mb]

Emanuel J (2005) Report 4 : The Creating Safe Learning Pilot. Commissioned by Manchester Anti-Bullying Policy And Practice Network and funded by Manchester Children's Fund. Download report [PDF 122kb]

Emanuel J (2005) Report 3 : Feeling safe : An exploratory study exploring views of young people in East Manchester. Commissioned by Manchester Anti-Bullying Policy And Practice Network and funded by Manchester Children's Fund. Download report [PDF 123kb]

Emanuel J (2004) Report 2 : Understanding, influencing and supporting the Network: Views and roles of 'key people' identified to support implementation in schools. Download report [PDF 108kb]

Emanuel J (2004) Report 1 : Findings From A Survey Of Network Partners. Commissioned by Manchester Anti-Bullying Policy And Practice Network and funded by Manchester Children's Fund. Download report [PDF 122kb]

Emanuel J (2003) A Pause in Manchester - A Report of a consultation review undertaken in June and July 2003. Commissioned by the Teenage Pregnancy Co-ordinator, Manchester Joint Health Unit. A review of a sex and relationships programme in seven Manchester High Schools.

Howes A, Emanuel J and Farrell P (2002) Can Nurture Groups Facilitate Inclusive Practice in Primary Schools? in Farrell P and Ainscow M(Ed) Making Special Education Inclusive. London: David Fulton

Emanuel J (2001) Children's contribution to anti-bullying: an undervalued resource? In Crawford K and Straker K Citizenship, Young people and Participation Stoke on Trent: John Price Publishers, ISBN No 1900 230070; pps76-82

Cohen J and Emanuel J (1998) Positive Participation: Consulting and Involving Young People in Health Related work. A planning and training resource. Health Education Authority, London. Download document [PDF 5.7Mb]

Conflict, health and dialogue

Emanuel J (2005) (guest editor) Health Matters: Conflict, health, reconciliation, Issue 61. Download document [PDF 1.2Mb]

Emanuel J (2005) Treat the causes, not just the symptoms, Health Matters, Issue 6, pp10-11.

Emanuel J (2004) 'It's broken the ice both ways.' Community Conferencing in East Manchester Community Audit and Evaluation Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University for Victim Support, City of Manchester May 2004. Download report [PDF 195kb]

Complementary therapies in primary care

Emanuel J and Warburton B Developing a complementary therapy service: ways of improving research quality. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 1999,7(1)42-44

Emanuel J: Will GPs' role as commissioners make a difference? Exploratory findings from a pilot project offering GP referrals for complementary therapy treatments to people with musculoskeletal problems. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 1999 7.3 p170-4

Warburton B, Emanuel, Elton P and Ruane M: The relationship between research and service development: An illustrative example of a pilot study introducing complementary therapies into primary care. British Journal of Clinical Governance. 1999 Vol.4 No 2 ISBN 1466-4100 abstract available online

Emanuel, J., Warburton, B., Popay, J., and Siddall, J. (1996) A bit of manipulation and a few needles. An evaluation of GP referrals to complementary therapists for musculoskeletal problems. PHRRC Research Report 5. ISBN 1-904362-21-4 

For further information about accessing reports not accessible from this website or links, please email Judith Emanuel.