Public Health

Broader public health and epidemiology interests, including social prescribing, alcohol policy and disease risk factors

My work or comments have been featured in:


Winter deaths in Scotland at start of 2018 highest since 1986 amid huge spike in fatal flu

The Herald (2018)

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Football call to lift alcohol ban

The Times (2014)

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Alcohol ban at football matches must stay – experts

The Scotsman (2014)

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The 'Real' Stuff

Stoddart K, Bugge C, Donaldson J, Cowie J, Andreis F, Robertson T


Scottish Ambulance Service New Clinical Response Model Evaluation

Research grant from the Scottish Ambulance Service, November 2017 – November 2018, £25,000


Green MJ, Espie CA, Popham F, Robertson T, Benzeval M.


Insomnia symptoms as a cause of type 2 diabetes Incidence: a 20 year cohort study

BMC Psychiatry


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Manuel DG, Choi B, Frank J, Jha P, Leyland A, Robertson T, Rosella L, Sanmartin C, Taljaard M, Tu J, Wang J


Population Health Impact Assessment Tools: Using Population Health Data to Improve Chronic Disease Prediction.

Research grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, July 2015 - June 2019, £245,000

Social Prescribing and Supported Self Management: A Toolkit to Build Capacity in Local Communities and Service Systems


NHS Health Scotland (as part of the Building Capacity sub-group of the Self-Management and Social Prescribing Advisory Group

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Click for the related Social Prescribing webpages and reports that came out of the advisory group


Robertson T, Frank J, Jepson R.


Lifting the ban on alcohol at Scottish football matches – an own goal for public health progress?

Journal of Public Health

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Jepson R, Estrade M, Robertson R, Robertson T


Meta-synthesis of findings from evaluations of work involving community food work and its impact on mental health and wellbeing.

Research grant from NHS Health Scotland, Community Food and Health (Scotland), January - March 2014, £9,832

Robertson T, Benzeval M.


Do mismatches between pre- and post-natal conditions influence adult physiological functioning?


9(1): e86953

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