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​Charlotte helped our team to understand ourselves better and to drive sustainable change

Dr Charlotte Hilton is a Chartered Psychologist with expertise in health and social care, person-centred communication skills and behaviour change. As a member of the Motivational interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), Charlotte is experienced in training others to integrate this evidence-based approach into a range of settings. She is passionate about combining quality improvement tools (what to do) with psychological skills (how to do it) to support general practice in delivering efficient, safe care that enhances patient experience.

Hilton, C.E. (2021) The acceptability, face validity and utility of emotioncubes: a novel new tool to support working with emotions.
Psychology and Psychotherapy [under review].

Hilton, C.E. How can psychology theory and practice support quality improvement?
Practical guidance on how the integration of seminal behaviour change theory and motivational interviewing skills can enhance quality improvement in healthcare. British Journal of Health Psychology [under review]

Hilton, C.E. A case study example and evaluation of a quality improvement approach to implementing virtual ward rounds in care homes during the Covid-19 pandemic. Journal of Long Term Care [under review]

Johnston, L., Hilton, C. E & Dempsey, F. (2020)
Treatment of tobacco dependence: practical guidance on the utility of Motivational Interviewing for supporting behaviour change. ERS (European Respiratory Society) Monograph Chapter.

Ahmed, R., Bashir, A., Brown, J. E. P., Cox, J. A. G., Hilton, A. C., Hilton, C. E.,... Worthington, T. (2019).
The drugs don’t work: evaluation of educational theatre to gauge and influence public opinion on antimicrobial resistance. Journal of Hospital Infection.

Hilton, C. E. & Johnston, L. H. Working with disease complexity: how to Integrate psychological skills into exercise referral. In Scott, A. (Ed.), Exercise Management for Referred Medical Conditions London: Routledge. (in press).

Hilton, C. E. (2018) “It’s the symptom of the problem, not the problem itself.”
A qualitative exploration of user views about the role of pro-anorexia websites in their disordered eating Issues in Mental Health Nursing.

Hilton, C. E. & Johnston, L. H. (2017).
Health psychology: it’s not what you do it’s the way that you do it. Health Psychology Open.

Johnston L. H., Hilton, C. E. & Lane, C. (2017).
Psychological management in bariatric surgery. In Weaver, J. (Ed.), Practical Guide to Obesity Medicine. London: Elsevier.

Johnston L. H. & Hilton, C. E. & Lane, C. (2017). Motivational interviewing and mindfulness in weight management. In Weaver, J. (Ed.), Practical Guide to Obesity Medicine. London: Elsevier.

Hilton, C. E. (2016). Unveiling self-harm behaviour.
What can social media site Twitter tell us about self harm behaviour? A qualitative exploration. Journal of Clinical Nursing 26, 11-12, 1690-1704.

Hilton, C. E. Lane, C. & Johnston, L.H. (2016).
Has motivational interviewing fallen into its own premature focus trap? International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling. 38(2), 145-158.

Hilton, C. E., Trigg, R., & Minniti, A., (2015).
Psychometric properties of the exercise referral quality of life scale (ER-QLS): a psychological measurement tool specifically for exercise referral. Health Psychology Open. doi:10.1177/2055102915590317.

Hilton, C. E. (2015). The importance of pretesting questionnaires: a field research example of cognitive pretesting the exercise referral quality of life scale (ER-QLS) International Journal of Social Research Methodology doi: 10.1080/13645579.2015.1091640.

Hilton, C.E. (2010). Physical activity for health: adult recommendations, interventions and evaluation.
In Blake (Ed.), Physical activity in rehabilitation and recovery (5-16). New York NovaScience.

Hilton, C.E., Milton, K. & Bull, F.C. (2009).
Let’s get
moving: a feasibility trial of a ‘physical activity care pathway’ in primary care settings. Journal of Sport and Exercise Sciences. 26 (S2) S1-S143.

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