Justin has been working in the field of Public Health for over ten years both as a practitioner and also as a researcher. Justin's former roles include working as the Director of the Centre for Workplace and Community Health at St Mary's University, and a National Engagement Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support, leading on the charities healthy lifestyles programme.
Justin's research interest is lifestyle behaviour change in people suffering from a long-term condition. His PhD research is investigating a socio-ecological approach to physical activity behaviour change in cancer survivors.
Justin is a senior lecturer on the BSc Health and Social Care degree, the BSc Public Health and Health Promotion degree, and the MSc Public Health for which he is also the course leader.
Justin has taught across a range of modules at postgraduate level, including Health Improvement, Healthcare Public Health, and Health Protection. In addition, Justin has taught Public Health and Health Promotion, and Employability Skills at an undergraduate level.
Webb, J., Foster, J., & Poulter, E. (2016). Increasing the frequency of physical activity very brief advice for cancer patients. Development of an intervention using the behaviour change wheel. Public Health, 1–12. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2015.12.009
Webb, J., Hall, J., Hall, K., & Fabunmi-Alade, R. (2016). Increasing the frequency of physical activity very brief advice by nurses to cancer patients. A mixed methods feasibility study of a training intervention. Public Health, 1–13. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2016.05.015
Webb, J., Smerald, G., Ardill, J. Fu, E., & Toombs, B. (2016) The barriers and motivators to physical activity in people living with cancer. Conference abstract at: 2016 National Cancer Research Institute conference, November 2016, Liverpool, England.
Webb, J., Smerald, G., Ardill, J., Fu, E., & Toombs, B. (2016, November). What drives cancer survivors to get active? NCRI conference, Liverpool, England.
Worbey, S., Foster, J., Horlock, R., & Webb, J. (2016). Formative evaluation of Macmillan’s physical activity behaviour change care pathway. NCRI conference, Liverpool, England.
Webb, J., Stockwell, J., & Chavez-Ulgade, Y. (2017). The reach, adoption, and effectiveness of online training for healthcare professionals. Public Health, 53, 107–110.
Webb, J., Fife-Schaw, C., & Ogden, J. (2017). The effect of the Move More Pack on the physical activity of cancer survivors: Protocol for a randomized waiting list control trial with process evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 6(11), e220.
European Medical Group
At the 2015 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference, Justin Webb gives an overview of a new Macmillan Cancer Support initiative aimed at helping cancer patients integrate physical activity into their routine 'keeping active with Macmillian cancer support.'
At the 2015 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference, Justin Webb also spoke about the initiatives Macmillan Cancer Support is implementing to increase conversations about physical activity between healthcare professionals and cancer patients 'Helping healthcare professionals initiate conversations about physical activity.'
Course Leader Public Health MSc