Charlotte is module leader for M96PY Health Promotion & Behaviour Change
Dr Charlotte Hilton is a Chartered Psychologist with a specialist interest in public health and primary care. She has been responsible for the evaluation of several prolific public health interventions including the Let’s Get Moving physical activity care pathway that is now part of routine primary care practice in several areas across the UK.
Charlotte was responsible for the development of the Exercise Referral Quality of Life Scale (ER-QLS) which is used by several exercise referral schemes across the UK to assist with the psychological evaluation of clinical exercise programmes and is an advisor to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Current research interests include the evaluation of social care and health-related interventions using both qualitative and quantitative methods; person-centredness; behaviour change counselling; psychometrics; enhancing the clinical and therapeutic skills of health & social care professionals; and physical activity and mental health. Charlotte is a motivational practitioner and trainer and is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).
The applied focus of Charlotte’s research and links with practice means that there are usually opportunities for students to gain valuable applied research experience with support to publish in peer-reviewed journals and other sources.