Dr Kerryn Husk
Profiles

Dr Kerryn Husk

PenARC Senior Research Fellow

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)

Qualifications

BSc Sociology/Politics - 2006
MSc Social Research - 2007
PhD Social Research - 2012

Professional membership

Roles on external bodies


Member, NIHR HS&DR Researcher-led panel 2018-2021

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) - Affiliate Member

University of Exeter Medical School - Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Public Health England - Honorary Senior Public Health Research Fellow

Journals

Associate Editorial Board, BMC Public Health, 2017-Present

Editorial Board, Sociological Research Online, 2017 - 2020

Associate Editorial Board, Sociology, 2015 - 2019


Research interests

I work for the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) South West Peninsula. My interests are based around primary care, complex interventions and evidence synthesis. Currently I am interested in issues around evidencing and developing non-NHS delivered interventions, including social prescribing pathways, outlined here.

 

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Husk K 2019 'Mapping, guiding, and assessing social prescription services in the UK: Kerryn Husk' European Journal of Public Health 29, (Supplement_4) Author Site , DOI
Husk K, Blockley K, Lovell R, Bethel A, Lang I, Byng R & Garside R 2019 'What approaches to social prescribing work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A realist review' Health and Social Care in the Community (00:1–16) , DOI PEARL
Bates RS, Newlove-Delgado TV, Husk K & Berry V 2019 'G240 Prevalence and patterns of mental health-related paediatric hospital admissions' Archives of Disease in Childhood 104, (Suppl 2) Author Site , DOI
Husk K, Elston J, Gradinger F, Callaghan L & Asthana S 2018 'Social prescribing: where is the evidence? Commissioned editorial' British Journal of General Practice 69, (678) 6-7 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Hopper H, Shawe J, Husk KM, Wanner AA & Kent BC 2018 'What approaches to peri-conception care for women with pre-existing medical conditions work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A protocol for a realist review' SM Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics CRD42018116948, PEARL
Husk K, Berry V, Tozer R, Skipwith G, Radmore R, Ball S, Ukoumunne OC & Logan S 2018 'Interventions for reducing unplanned paediatric admissions: an observational study in one hospital' BMJ Paediatrics Open 2, (1) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Thompson TP, Taylor AH, Wanner A, Husk K, Wei Y, Creanor S, Kandiyali R, Neale J, Sinclair J & Nasser M 2018 'Physical activity and the prevention, reduction, and treatment of alcohol and/or substance use across the lifespan (The PHASE review): protocol for a systematic review' Systematic Reviews 7, (1) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Cooper C, Lovell R, Husk K, Booth A & Garside R 2017 'Supplementary search methods were more effective and offered better value than bibliographic database searching: a case study from public health and environmental enhancement' Research Synthesis Methods 2018, (9) 195-223 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Husk K, Lovell R & Garside R 2017 'Prescribing gardening and conservation activities for health and wellbeing in older people' Maturitas 110, A1-A2 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Lovell R, Husk K, Blockley K, Bethel A, Bloomfield D, Warber S, Pearson M, Lang I, Byng R & Garside R 2017 'A realist review and collaborative development of what works in the social prescribing process' The Lancet 390, (S62) Author Site , DOI
van Kampen SC, Lee W, Fornasiero M & Husk K 2017 'The proportion of the population of England that self-identifies as lesbian, gay or bisexual: producing modelled estimates based on national social surveys' BMC Research Notes 10, (1) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Husk KM 2017 'Social prescribing offers huge potential but requires a nuanced evidence base' BMJ Opinion Publisher Site
van Kampen S, Fornasiero M, Lee W & Husk K 2017 'Producing modelled estimates of the size of the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) population of England: : PHE gateway number: 2016534' Public Health England. Available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/producing-estimates-of-the-size-of-the-lgb-population-of-england (Accessed: 1/2/2017).
Tabner A, Johnson G, Jones M, Patel R, Husk K, Parish R, Rees J, Henstridge V, Clark I & Thomas V 2016 'Paediatricians: are they just little adults?' Emergency Medicine Journal 33, (12) 918-918 Author Site , DOI
Husk K 2016 'Green Exercise. Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty (Eds.). Routledge, London, UK (2016)' Mental Health and Physical Activity 11, 74-74 Author Site , DOI
Wood SL, Demougin PR, Higgins S, Husk K, Wheeler BW & White M 2016 'Exploring the relationship between childhood obesity and proximity to the coast: A rural/urban perspective' Health & Place 40, 129-136 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Husk K, Blockley K, Lovell R, Bethel A, Bloomfield D, Warber S, Pearson M, Lang I, Byng R & Garside R 2016 'What approaches to social prescribing work, for whom, and in what circumstances? A protocol for a realist review' Systematic Reviews 5, (1) 1-7 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Husk K, Lovell R, Cooper C, Stahl-Timmins W & Garside R 2016 'Participation in environmental enhancement and conservation activities for health and well-being in adults: a review of quantitative and qualitative evidence' Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (5) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Alcock I, White MP, Lovell R, Higgins SL, Osborne NJ, Husk K & Wheeler BW 2015 'What accounts for ‘England's green and pleasant land’? A panel data analysis of mental health and land cover types in rural England' Landscape and Urban Planning 142, (0) 38-46 Author Site , DOI
Wheeler B, Lovell R, Higgins S, White M, Alcock I, Osborne N, Husk KM, Sabel C & Depledge M 2015 'Beyond Greenspace: An ecological study of population general health and indicators of natural environment type and quality' International Journal of Health Geographics 17, (14) , DOI
Sharpe NJ, Bearman, N, Thornton, C, Husk, K, Osborne & N 2015 'Indoor fungal diversity and asthma: a metaanalysis and systematic review of risk factors' Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 135, (1) 110-122
Lovell R, Husk KM, Cooper C, Stahl-Timmins W & Garside R 2015 'Understanding how environmental enhancement and conservation activities may benefit health and wellbeing: a systematic review' BMC Public Health 15, (864) Author Site , DOI PEARL
Barton A & Husk K 2014 '“I don’t really like the pub […]”: reflections on young people and pre-loading alcohol' Drugs and Alcohol Today 14, (2) 58-66 , DOI
Husk K, Godfrey C, Abraham J, Robertson A & Fleming L 2014 'Barriers to and enablers of a workplace support website among SMEs' International Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Research 2, 64-75
Lovell R, Husk K, Cooper C, Stahl-Timmins W & Garside R 2014 'Environmental conservation activities for health: building on systematic review methods to consider a disparate, dispersed, and limited evidence base' The Lancet 384, S46-S46
Husk K 2014 'Review of Whiteness Fractured' Sociological Research Online: an electronic journal 19, (2)
Lovell R, Husk K, Bethel A & Garside R 2014 'What are the health and well-being impacts of community gardening for adults and children: a mixed method systematic review protocol' Environmental Evidence 3, 20-20
Husk K, Lovell R, Cooper C & Garside R 2013 'Participation in environmental enhancement and conservation activities for health and well-being in adults' , DOI
Williams M & Husk K 2013 'Can we, should we, measure ethnicity?' International Journal of Social Research Methodology 16, 285-300
Husk K, Lovell R, Cooper C & Garside R 2013 'Participation in environmental enhancement and conservation activities for health and well-being in adults (Protocol)' The Cochrane Library Art. No.: CD010351., (2) , DOI
Barton A, Coomber R, Tidy R & Husk K 2013 'Students and Alcohol: An Exploration of the Student Experience and the University as a Risk Environment' Plymouth University Student Experience Group and Plymouth City Violence Delivery Group
Husk K 2012 'Book Review: Malcolm Williams and W Paul Vogt The Sage Handbook of Innovation in Social Research Methods' Sociology 46, 1230-1231
Barton AJ & Husk K 2012 'Controlling pre-loaders: alcohol related violence in an English night time economy' Drugs and Alcohol Today 12, (2) 89-97 , DOI
Husk K & Green A 2012 'Cornish ethnicity and undercounting: utilising the 2001 England and Wales Census to develop an accurate measurement methodology' Methodological Innovations 7, 1-12
Husk K 2012 'Elucidating a Cornish Ethnie: The Argument for Mixed Method' Sociological Research Online 17, 9-9
Husk K & Williams M 2012 'The Legitimation of Ethnicity: The Case of the Cornish' Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 12, 249-267
Husk K 2011 'Ethnicity and social exclusion: research and policy implications in a Cornish case study' Social and Public Policy Review 5, 7-25
Husk K 2010 'Estimating the Cornish from the 2001 England and Wales census: adjustment and re-analyses' Local population studies 78-83
Husk K 2010 'Review of Ethnicity (Key Concepts)' Sociological Research Online: an electronic journal 15, (3)
Husk K 2009 'Accessing education in Cornwall: exploring the structure/agency debate amongst potential students' Cornish Studies Seventeen
Conference Papers
Hopper HJ, Shawe J, Kent B, Husk K & Wanner A 0 'What approaches to peri-conception care for women with pre-existing medical conditions work, for whom, and in what circumstances? The development of a protocol for a realist review as part of a PhD study' Royal College of Midwives Conference 2018