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Prof Darren Flynn

Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

I am a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Practitioner Health Psychologist; Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS); Associate Fellow of the BPS (AFBPsS); Applied Psychology Practice Supervisor; and Accredited Coordinating Supervisor for the Stage 2 Qualification in Health Psychology (qualified to supervise trainee health psychologists for registration with the HCPC as Practitioner Health Psychologists).

I have over 20 years’ experience of providing health psychology input and leadership to complex multi-phase, multi-disciplinary applied and translational research across the entire sphere of influence in health psychology (i.e. application of psychological theory/methods to behavioural management of health conditions; health promotion; psychological factors associated with health; and quality improvement in both healthcare practice and policy).

My areas of expertise include person-centred care, personalised care interventions (shared decision making, social prescribing, personalised care planning, and supported self-management), health and lifestyle behaviour change interventions, training of healthcare professionals to deliver behavioural interventions, and health literacy.

Darren Flynn

Person-centred care, personalised care interventions (shared decision making, social prescribing, personalised care planning, and supported self-management), health and lifestyle behaviour change interventions, training of healthcare professionals to deliver behavioural interventions, and health literacy.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Effectiveness and active ingredients of social prescribing interventions targeting mental health: a systematic review, Cooper, M., Avery, L., Scott, J., Ashley, K., Jordan, C., Errington, L., Flynn, D. 25 Jul 2022, In: BMJ Open
  • Feasibility, acceptability, and fidelity of Physical Activity Routines After Stroke (PARAS) a multifaceted behaviour change intervention targeting free-living physical activity and sedentary behaviour in community dwelling adult stroke, Moore, S., Flynn, D., Jones, S., Price, C., Avery, L. 28 Jul 2022, In: Pilot and Feasibility Studies
  • Improving emergency treatment for patients with acute stroke: the PEARS research programme, including the PASTA cluster RCT, Price, C., White, P., Balami, J., Bhattarai, N., Coughlan, D., Exley, C., Flynn, D., Halvorsrud, K., Lally, J., McMeekin, P., Shaw, L., Snooks, H., Vale, L., Watkins, A., Ford, G. May 2022, In: Programme Grants for Applied Research
  • The feasibility and acceptability of a psychosocial intervention to support people with dementia with Lewy bodies and family care partners, Killen, A., Flynn, D., O'Brien, N., Taylor, J. 1 Jan 2022, In: Dementia
  • The Implementation of Whole-School Approaches to Transform Mental Health in UK Schools: A Realist Evaluation Protocol, Spencer, L., Flynn, D., Johnson, A., Maniatopoulos, G., Newham, J., Perkins, N., Wood, M., Woodley, H., Henderson, E. 2022, In: International Journal of Qualitative Methods
  • Using intervention mapping to develop and facilitate implementation of a multifaceted behavioural intervention targeting physical activity and sedentary behaviour in stroke survivors: Physical Activity Routines After Stroke (PARAS): intervention development study, Moore, S., Flynn, D., Price, C., Avery, L. 12 May 2022, In: Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine
  • A systematic review of active ingredients of social prescribing interventions targeting mental health, Cooper, M., Avery, L., Scott, J., Ashley, K., Jordan, C., Errington, L., Flynn, D. 23 Aug 2021, EHPS 2021
  • Content Analysis of Patient Safety Incident Reports for Older Adult Patient Transfers, Handovers, and Discharges: Do they Serve Organisations, Staff, or Patients?, Scott, J., Dawson, P., Heavey, E., De Brún, A., Buttery, A., Waring, J., Flynn, D. 1 Dec 2021, In: Journal of Patient Safety
  • Digital Intervention With Lifestyle Coach Support to Target Dietary and Physical Activity Behaviors of Adults With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Systematic Development Process of VITALISE Using Intervention Mapping, Hallsworth, K., McPherson, S., Anstee, Q., Flynn, D., Haigh, L., Avery, L. 15 Jan 2021, In: Journal of Medical Internet Research

  • Helen Cullen Care of the ageing veteran population: Developing an evidence base for the Royal Hospital Chelsea care-model Start Date: 24/05/2022
  • Holly Fillingham Can Social Prescribing reduce the mental health demand curve and help address older people’s mental health inequality in the North East and North Cumbria? Start Date: 01/03/2022

  • Psychology PhD June 15 2007
  • Practitioner Health Psychologist


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