The University of Sheffield
Public Health

Dr Ruth Bacigalupo Publications

Publications

Refereed Journals - in Print/Press

Bacigalupo R, Cudd P, Bissell P, Hawley M S, Buckley-Woods H.
Interventions employing mobile technology for overweight and obesity: an early systematic review of randomised controlled trials.
(2012/13) Obesity Reviews. In Press

Cooke, J., Bacigalupo, R., Halladay, L., and Norwood, H.
Research use and support needs, and research activity in social care: a cross- sectional survey in two councils with social services responsibilities in the UK
Health and Social Care in the Community
2008 September 16(5). 538-547.

Tyerman, P. F., Tyerman, G. V., and Bacigalupo, R.
A pilot study on computer-based opportunistic screening for coronary heart disease: universal assessment and education in primary care
The British Journal of Cardiology.
2007 Jan/Feb 14 (1) p51-55

Bacigalupo, R., Cooke, J. and Hawley, M.
Research activity, interest and skills in a health and social care setting: a snapshot of a primary care trust in Northern England – implications for collaboration and capacity 7 (1). 78-86.
Primary Health Care Research and Development
2006 January 7 (1) 78-86

Brown, H. and Bacigalupo, R.
Health visitors and post natal depression: implications for practice Community Practitioner
Community Practitioner
2006 February 79 (2) 50-53

Bacigalupo, R., Fox, N., and Levy, P.
Information Management in Health Visitors’ Public Health and Community Development Activities Health Informatics Journal. 11(2), 83-94. London: Sage Publications
Health Informatics Journal London: Sage Publications
2005 11(2) 83-94

Bacigalupo, R., Bath, P., Booth, A., Eaglestone, B., and Procter, P.
Studying Health Informatics from a Distance: a multimedia case study approach Health Informatics Journal
Health Informatics Journal Sheffield Academic Press: Sheffield, UK.
2003 March 9 (5)

Acknowledgement in Squire, T.
Easy risk assessment to meet NSF targets.
Practice Nursing
2002 October 13(10). 444-446

Bacigalupo, R., Bath, P., Booth, A., Eaglestone, B., and Procter, P.
Studying Health Informatics from a Distance: Issues, Problems and Experiences
Health Informatics Journal. Sheffield Academic Press: Sheffield, UK.
2001 Sept-Dec 7 (3/4)

Wood, F., Ellis, D., Bacigalupo, R. and Simpson, S.
Information in General Medical Practice: A Qualitative Approach International Symposium on Health Information Management Research,
Brodnik, M. S. (ed) Topics in Health Information Management,
1995 November

Wood, F., Palmer, J., Ellis, D., Simpson, S., and Bacigalupo, R.
Information in Primary CareHealth Libraries UK: Blackwell Science Ltd
Health Libraries Review
1995 12 295-308

Wood, F., Ellis, D., Bacigalupo, R. and Simpson, S.
Information in General Medical Practice: A Qualitative Approach
h News Sheffield: Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield
1995 May 6 (1), 2-7.

Refereed Conference Papers/Posters - in Print/in Press

Bacigalupo, R., Smith, L., Smith, C., Wright, V., Young, T. and Tod, A.
Comparison of two community-based weight loss programmes in an NHS and a commercial
setting: pilot study. Conference Proceedings and Report, Tackling Child and Adolescent Obesity in Sheffield: Evidence, Policy and Practice.

Organised by Sheffield Health and Social Research Consortium and NHS Sheffield, UK
2008 25 November

Coppard, R., Goodwin, E., Bacigalupo, R. Smith, C.M., and Smith, A.
A pilot project to assess the value of Omega 3 oils in the management of emotions and behaviour at adolescence.
Proceedings of the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of
2006 12-14 July.

Wright, V., Frost, L., Smith, C. M., and Bacigalupo, R.
Is an NHS led weight management initiative as successful in achieving weight loss as a commercial programme?
Proceedings of the 14th Annual Public Health Forum, Telford, UK.
2006 14- 15 March.

Sarre, G., Bacigalupo, R. and Illingworth, R.
Sustainable outcomes in building research capacity in primary care.
Proceedings of the Federation of Primary Care Research Networks conference, Bristol, UK.
2005 27-28 November.

Cooke, J. and Bacigalupo, R.
What are the differences between health and social care practitioners in their research capability and research capacity in one PCT?
Proceedings of the Federation of Primary Care Research Networks conference, York, UK.
2004 2-3 December.

Bacigalupo, R., Fox, N. and Levy, P.
Information management in health visitors’ public health and community development activities.
In: Bath, P., Eaglestone, B. & Procter, P. (Editors). Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Health Information Management Research, Sheffield, UK., University of Sheffield, Sh
2004 15-17 June.

Bacigalupo, R., Bath, P., Booth, A., Eaglestone, B., and Procter, P.
Studying Health Informatics from a Distance: a multimedia case study approach
In: Eaglestone, B. & Dowd, C. (Editors) Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Health Information Management Research, Sheffield, UK. University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
2002 26-28 June

Levy, P., Bacigalupo, R., Bath, P., Booth, A. Diercks-O’Brian, G., Eaglestone, B., McPherson, M., Procter, P., and Sanderson, M.
Collaborative problem-based learning on-line: a multimedia case study approach
Networked Learning 2002 conference, 26-28 March. University of Sheffield, UK.
2002

Bacigalupo, R, Bath P, Booth A, Eaglestone B, and Proctor P.
Studying Health Informatics from a Distance: Issues, Probles and Experiences
In: Eagleson, B. & Dowd, C. (Editors) Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Health Information Management Research, Halkidiki, Greece
2001 24-26 May pp 109-116 University of Sheffield 2001

Bowns, I., Whitfield, M., Coleman, P., Sampson, F., Stevenson, M., and Bacigalupo, R.
Health data marker research project
In: Conference Proceedings, HC98, Current Perspectives in Healthcare Computing Part 1
1998 pp. 333-344.

Bacigalupo, R.
Information Management in the Public Health and Community Development Activities of Community Nursing Staff Management Research, University of Sheffield.
In: Lloyd-Williams, M. (ed) Proceedings of The Second International Symposium on Health Information Management Research. Sheffield, England.
1996 pp. 72-83. Centre for Health Information

Wood, F., Ellis, D., Bacigalupo, R. and Simpson, S.
Information in General Medical Practice: A Qualitative Approach
In: Lloyd-Williams, M. (ed) Proceedings of The First International Symposium on Health Information Management Research.
1995 Pp. 94-111. Sheffield: Centre for Health Information Management Research.

Wood, F., Ellis, D., Bacigalupo, R. and Simpson, S.
Information in General Medical Practice, A Qualitative Approach - First Results
In: Teesdale, S. (ed) Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Primary Health Care Specialist Group of the British Computer Society.
1994 pp. 119-136. Cambridge: Primary Health Care Specialist Group.

Abstracts, Reports and other Publications - in Print

Bacigalupo, R.
The Information Management of Health Visitors: with specific reference to their community development activities
Phd thesis. Sheffield, University of Sheffield.
2000

Norwood, H., Lacey, E. A, Ward, P. W., Peters, J., Goyder, E., Bacigalupo, R., and Pridgeon, A.
Factors Affecting Food Culture and Food Choice in Three Generations of People in Barnsley – Fit for the Future qualitative report
Barnsley: Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
2006

Bacigalupo, R. and Hawley, M.
Barnsley Health and Social Care Research and Development Alliance: Research Governance Model
In: Research Governance Guidance Pack for Social Care
2005 Pp 47-48. London: Department of Health

Bacigalupo, R., and Hawley, M.
Service level agreement for the supply of research and development services to Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Barnsley Social Services and Barnsley Primary Care Trust
Internal Report. Barnsley: Barnsley Health and Social Care Research and Development Alliance.
2005

Lacey A, Norwood H, Bacigalupo R, Goyder L, Peters J and Hawley M.
Barnsley Lifestyle Survey
Internal report. Barnsley: Barnsley Primary Care Trust.
2005

Bacigalupo R and Norwood, H.
Barnsley Social Services Research Activity Baseline Results
Internal report: Barnsley Social Services
2005

Smith C M, Norwood H, Lacey A, Bacigalupo R, Svetsa K, Jackson S, Mosley H and Sherry R.
Collecting Childhood Height and Weight Data: a Feasibility Study – Internal Report.
Barnsley: Barnsley Health and Social Care Research and Development Alliance.
2005

Bacigalupo R, Collier S, Purcell S and Thomson K.
Treetops Medical Practice: a case study of the paperless office.
Multimedia CD Rom for INFT26 Health Informatics Programme. The University of Sheffield: Learning Development and Media Unit.
2004

Tyerman P, Tyerman G V, and Bacigalupo R.
Opportunistic screening and education in coronary heart disease (CHD) – a primary care pilot. In Jiwa, M. (ed.) Research Bulletin. Sheffield: University of Sheffield.
2004 December

Hawley M, and Bacigalupo R.
Barnsley Health and Social Care Research and Development Alliance Strategic Statement
Internal report: Barnsley Health and Social Care Research and Development Alliance
2004

Bacigalupo R.
Barnsley Primary Care Trust (BPCT) Research Activity Baseline Results
Internal report: Barnsley Primary Care Trust.
2003 February

Wood F, Ellis D, Bacigalupo R. and Simpson S.
Information in General Medical Practice: A Qualitative Approach.
West Yorkshire: British Library. (British Library Research and Development Department Report No. 6191).
1995

Bacigalupo, R.
A study of a general practice using three qualitative techniques.
MSc dissertation, Occasional Publication Series Number 20. Sheffield: University of Sheffield.
1993

Research in Progress

Literature Review of Mobile Technology and Obesity.
In Preparation
2011