Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in obesity

ob0001oc3.5 | (1) | UKCO2019

The impact of weight stigma on healthcare practitioner-patient relationship

Čadek Martin , Flint Stuart

Background: Research exploring the impact of weight stigma in healthcare has typically focused on attitudes towards and impact on patient care. Sparse research has explored weight stigma towards healthcare professionals (HCPs). This study aimed to examine the influence of HCPs weight status on recall of medical advice (RA), and attitudes towards HCPs (AHCP) measures.Methods: After receiving ethical clearance, this between-subjects study was hosted on Qua...

ob0001oc2.5 | (1) (2) | UKCO2019

A Social Network Analysis of the #SugarTax debate on Twitter

Bridge Gemma , Flint Stuart , Tench Ralph

Background: Sugar and soft drink taxes have been implemented in over 40 locations globally. This includes the UK's Soft Drink Industry Levy (SDIL) which was implemented on 6th April 2018 to reduce sugar consumption and improve health. Tax implementation is highly debated on social media. This study aimed to explore the stakeholder networks involved in the debate surrounding the SDIL on Twitter.Methods: Social network analysis (SNA) of tweets posted betwe...

ob0001p29 | (1) | UKCO2019

Implementation fidelity of the OneLife Suffolk Integrated Healthy Lifestyle Service

Sanders George , Griffiths Claire , Flint Stuart , Gately Paul

Background: It is recommended that process evaluations of intervention implementation and fidelity become an integral part of the conduct and evaluation of all health behaviour intervention research. Through the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Behaviour Change Consortium (BCC) framework for tailored health behaviour interventions, the current study aimed to evaluate implementation fidelity of the OneLife Suffolk Integrated Healthy Lifestyle Service (IHLS) with a view...