White A (2020) Men and Covid-19: the aftermath. Postgraduate Medicine

White A, Kirby M (2020) COVID-19: biological factors in men’s vulnerability. Trends in Urology & Men’s Health July/August pp7 – 9a

White A, Taylor T, Cooper R (2020) Social isolation and loneliness: a hidden killer Trends in Urology & Men’s Health July/August pp31 – 35

Smith JA, Griffith DM, White A, Baker P, Watkins DC, Drummond M, et al. (2020) COVID-19, equity and men’s health: using evidence to inform future public health policy, practice and research responses to pandemics. Int J Men’s Soc Community Heal. 3(1):e48–64.

Baker P, White A, Morgan R. (2020) Men’s health: COVID-19 pandemic highlights need for overdue policy action. Lancet. 395(10241):1886–8.

Utoblo B, White A, Robertson S Serrant L (2019) Flexible gender-relations as a social factor in men’s recovery from schizophrenia in Northern Nigeria. International Journal of Men's Social and Community Health. Vol 2(1):e45–e54; DOI: 10.22374/ijmsch.v2i1.9

White A, Ironmonger L, Steele RJC, Ormiston-smith N, Crawford C, Seims A. A review of sex-related differences in colorectal cancer incidence, screening uptake, routes to diagnosis, cancer stage and survival in the UK. BMC Cancer. BMC Cancer; 2018;1–11. DOI: 10.1186/s12885-018-4786-7

Mweemba O, Dixey R, White A, Bond G, (2018) The Social Construction of Masculinities, Sexual Behaviour, and Acceptability of Vaginal Microbicides in Zambia Global Public Health 13(7): 931-943

White A, Seims A, Cameron, I Taylor T (2018) Social determinants of men’s health: a case study of Leeds, UK. BMC Public Health 18:160 DOI 10.1186/s12889-018-5076-7

Flurey C, White A, Rodham K, Kirwan JR, Noddings R, Hewlett S (2018) Everyone assumes a man to be quite strong": Men, masculinity and rheumatoid arthritis: A case-study approach Sociology of Health & Illness 40(1): 115-129

Flurey C Hewlett S, Rodham K, White A, Noddings R, Kirwan J (2017) Coping strategies, psychological impact and support preferences of men with rheumatoid arthritis: a multicentre survey. Arthritis Care & Research 70(6):851-860 DOI: 10.1002/acr.23422

Bardehle D, Dinges M, White A. (2017) What is Men’s Health? A definition. J Men’s health 13:e40–52. doi:10.1055/s-0035-1564077

Ng CJ, Teo CH, White A (2017) What influence young men's decision to undergo health screening? A qualitative study. BMJ Open 7: e014364. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2016-014364

Brooks R, Milligan J, White A. (2017) STPs: Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists Can Support GPs with New Integrated Models of Rehabilitation and Healthcare. British Journal of General Practice 67 (664): 525-526.

Cameron I, White A, Seims A, Taylor T (2017) Missing men when transforming healthcare. Letters. BMJ 2017; 357 doi:

Cameron I, White A, Seims A, Taylor T (2017) STP plans to cut GP numbers are “alarming,” says royal college – Rapid Response BMJ 356 doi:

Teo CH, Ng CJ, White A (2017) What Do Men Want from a Health Screening Mobile App? A Qualitative Study. PLOS ONE

Teo CH, Ng CJ, White A. Factors influencing young men’s decision to undergo health screening in Malaysia: a qualitative study. BMJ Open [Internet]. 2016;7(3):e014364. Available from:

Flurey C, Hewlett S, Rodham K, White A, Noddings R, Kirwan J, (2016) Identifying different typologies of experiences and coping strategies in men with rheumatoid arthritis: A Q-methodology study. BMJ Open doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012051

Teo CH, Ng CJ, Booth A, White A. (2016) Barriers and facilitators to health screening in men: A systematic review. Social Science & Medicine 165: 168-176 c165:168–76.

Robertson S, Gough B, Hanna E, Raine G, Robinson M, Seims A, White A (2016) Successful mental health promotion with men: evidence from ‘tacit knowledge’ Health Promotion International doi: 10.1093/heapro/daw067

Flurey C, Hewlett S, Rodham K, White A, Noddings R, Kirwan J, (2016) “You obviously just have to put on a brave face”: A qualitative study of the experiences and coping styles of men with rheumatoid arthritis, Arthritis Care & Research DOI: 10.1002/acr.22951

Zwolinsky S., McKenna J., Pringle A., Daly-Smith A., Robertson S., & White A. (2016) Supporting lifestyle risk reduction: promoting men’s health through professional Football Soccer and Society, 17(2), 183-195. doi:10.1080/14660970.2015.1082767

Braybrook D, Robertson S, Milnes K, White A (2016) Holistic Experiences and Strategies for Conducting Research with Couples. Qualitative Health Research DOI: 10.1177/1049732316628520

Bardehle, D., Dinges, M. & White, A. (2015) Was ist Männergesundheit? Eine Definition. Gesundheitswesen, 77. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1564077

Branney, P., Witty, K., Braybrook, D., Bullen, K., White, A., & Eardley, I. (2015). Mortality and sexuality after diagnosis of penile cancer: A participative study. International Journal of Urological Nursing. doi:10.1111/ijun.12106

Flurey, C. A., Hewlett, S., Rodham, K., White, A., Noddings, R., & Kirwan, J. (2015). Men, rheumatoid arthritis, psychosocial impact and self-management: A narrative review. Journal of Health Psychology. doi:10.1177/1359105315572452

Branney, P., Witty, K., White, A., & Bullen, K. (2015). "I suspect that they knew [I had penile cancer]": Reflections on health professionals by men diagnosed and treated for penile cancer. PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, 24, 5.

Wyke S, Hunt K, Gray C, Fenwick E, Bunn C, Donnan P, Rauchhaus P, Mutrie N, Anderson A, Boyer N, Brady A, Grieve E, White A, Ferrell C, Hindle E, Trew (2015) Football Fans in Training (FFIT): a randomised controlled trial of a gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for men - end of study report. Public Health Research 3(2) ISSN: 2050-439X

Scambor E, Bergmann N, Wojnicka K, Belghiti-Mahut S, Hearn J, Holter ØG, Gärtner M, Hrženjak M, Scambor C, White A. (2014) Men and Gender Equality – European insights. Men & Masculinities 17(5) 552-577

Goldenberg L, White A. (2014) Male Health: a recent paradigm. Nature Urology Review doi:10.1038/nrurol.2014.306

Pringle A, Zwolinsky S, McKenna J, Robertson, S, Daly-Smith A, White, A (2014) Health improvement for men and hard-to-engage-men delivered in English Premier League football clubs. Health Education Research doi:10.1093/her/cyu009

Branney P, Witty K, Braybrook D, Bullen K, White A, Eardley I (2014) Masculinities, humour and care for penile cancer: a qualitative study Journal of Advanced Nursing DOI: 10.1111/jan.12363

Witty K, Branney P, Bullen K, White A, Eardley I (2014) Engaging men with penile cancer in qualitative research: Reflections from interview-based study. Nurse Researcher 21(3): 13-19

Hunt K, Wyke S, Gray CM, Anderson AS, Brady A, Bunn C, Donnan PT, Fenwick E, Grieve E, Leishman J, Miller E, Mutrie N, Rauchlhaus P, White A, Treweek, S. (2014). A gender-sensitised weight loss and healthy living programme for overweight and obese men delivered by Scottish Premier League football clubs (FFIT): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, 383(9924): 1211-1221

Warttig S, Forshaw M, South J, White AK (2013) New, normative, English-sample data for the Short Form Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-4) Journal of Health Psychology 18(12) 1617-1628 doi:10.1177/1359105313508346

Witty K, Branney P, Evans J, Bullen K, White A, Eardley I (2013) The impact of surgical treatment for penile cancer - Patients’ perspectives, European Journal of Oncology Nursing,

Pringle A, Zwolinsky S, McKenna J, Smith A, Robertson S, White A, (2013). Delivering men’s health interventions in English premier league football clubs: key design characteristics. Public Health, 127 (8): 716-726.

Robertson S, Zwolinsky S, Pringle A, McKenna J, Daly-Smith A, White A (2013) “It’s fun, fitness and football really”: a process evaluation of a football based health intervention for men Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2013.831372

White A. (2013) Raising awareness of men's risks of premature death during their working years. Nursing Standard 27(50): 35-41.

Branney P, Raine G, Witty K, Braybrook D, Bullen K, White A, Eardley I (2013) Clinical practice as research for a rare condition: a discussion of borderline papers failing to meet inclusion criteria for a systematic research review of qualitative research exploring patients’ experiences of penile cancer Clinical Nursing Studies 1:3 p70-76 DOI: 10.5430/cns.v1n3p70

Witty, K. Branney, P. Evans, J. Bullen, K. White, A. Eardley, I. (2013) The impact of surgical treatment for penile cancer patients’ perspectives. European Journal of Oncology Nursing.

White A, McKee M, de Sousa B, de Visser R, Hogston R, Madsen SAa, Makara P, Richardson N, Zatoński W. (2013) An examination of the association between premature mortality and life expectancy among men in Europe. European Journal of Public Health 24(4):673-679

Pringle A. Zwolinsky S. McKenna J. Daly-Smith A. Robertson S. White A (2013). Effect of a national programme of men's health delivered in English Premier League football clubs. Public Health 127(1): 18-26.

Zwolinsky S. McKenna J. Pringle A. Daly-Smith A. Robertson S. White A. (2012) Optimizing lifestyles for men regarded as “hard-to-reach” through top flight football/soccer clubs. Health Education Research, 28(3)405-13 doi:10.1093/her/cys108

Zwolinsky, S. Pringle, A. McKenna, J. Smith, A. Robertson, S. & White, A. (2012). Associations between daily sitting time and the combinations of lifestyle risk factors in men. Journal of Men’s Health. 9(4): 261-267

Bagnall A-M, South J, Forshaw MJ, Spoor C, Marchant P, Witty K, White A. (2012)Self-care in primary care: findings from a longitudinal comparison study. Primary Health Care Research & Development.FirstView:1-11.

White A, South J, Bagnall A-M, Forshaw M, Spoor C, Marchant P, et al. The self-care for people initiative: the outcome evaluation. Primary Health Care Research & Development. 2012; FirstView:1-13.

Robertson S, Witty K, Braybrook D, Lowcock D, South J, White A (2012) ‘It’s coming at things from a very different standpoint’: evaluating the ‘Supporting Self-Care in General Practice Programme’ in NHS East of England Primary Health Care Research & Development 2012; 00: 1–13 doi:10.1017/S1463423612000151

Branney, P. E., Witty, K., Bagnall, A.-M., South, J., & White, A. K. (2012). 'Straight to the GP; that would be where I would go': an analysis of male frequent attenders' constructions of their decisions to use or not use health-care services in the UK. Psychology and Health, iFirst, 1-16.

White A, McKee M, Richardson, N, Madsen SAa, de Sousa B, de Visser R, Hogston R, Makara P, Zatoński W (2011) Europe’s men need their own health strategy. British Medical Journal 343:d7397 doi: 10.1136/bmj.d7397

White A, de Sousa B, de Visser R, Hogston R, Madsen SAa, Makara P, McKee M, Raine G, Richardson N, Clarke N, Zatoński W (2011) Men’s Health in Europe. Journal of Men’s Health 8(3):192-201

White A (2011) The State of Men’s Health in Europe and how we compare in the UK? Trends in Urology & Men’s Health 2(5): 12-14 & 16

Pringle A, Zwolinsky S, Smith A, Robertson S, McKenna J, White A, (2011) The pre-adoption demographic and health profiles of men participating in a programme of men’s health delivered in English Premier League football clubs. Public Health 125(7):411-416

White A, Richardson N (2011) Gendered epidemiology: making men’s health visible in epidemiological research. Public health 125:407-410

Witty K, White A (2011) Tackling Men’s Health - Reflections on the Implementation of a Male Health Service in a Rugby Stadium Setting. Community Practitioner 84(4) 29-32

Ridge D, Emslie C, White AK (2011) Understanding how men experience, express and cope with their mental distress: Where to next? Sociology of Health & Illness 33(1): 145-159 ISSN 0141–9889, doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2010.01266.x

Witty K, White AK, Bagnall A-M, South J (2011) Male Frequent Attenders of General Practice and their help seeking preferences. Journal of Men's Health 8(1):21-26 doi:10.1016/j.jomh.2010.09.228

White AK, Robertson S (2010) Working towards common goals and shared strategies for men’s health in the 21st Century. Trends in Urology & Men’s Health 1(1):10-12

South J, Darby F, Bagnall AM, White AK (2010) Implementing a community-based self care initiative: a process evaluation. Health & Social Care in the Community 18(6): 662-670 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2524.2010.00940.x

White AK, Thomson CS, Forman D, Meryn S (2010) Men’s Health and the Excess Burden of Cancer in Men. Eur Urol Suppl 9(3): 371-470 doi:10.1016/j.eursup.2010.03.003

Singleton P, Fawkner H, White A, Foster S (2009) Men's experience of cosmetic surgery: A phenomenological approach to discussion board data. Qualitative Methods in Psychology Newsletter, Issue 8: 17-23.

Smith JA, White A, Richardson N, Robertson S, Ward M (2009) The men's health policy contexts in Australia, the UK & Ireland: Advancement or abandonment? Critical Public Health 19(3-4): 427-440

Branney P, Jain S, Hiley C, Flowers P, White, AK (2009). Choosing health, choosing treatment: patient choice after diagnosis of localised prostate cancer. Commentary. Urology doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2009.03.015 p 968-971

Wu S-C, White A, Cash K, Foster S (2009) Nursing home care for older people in Taiwan: a process of forced choice. Journal of Clinical Nursing 18(14): 1986 - 1993

White AK (2008) Osteoporosis and the problem of candidacy. Commentary. GM2 Geriatric Medicine: Midlife and beyond 38(supplement 03) p5

Kirby RS, Kirby MG, Banks I, White AK (2008) Men’s health: defining the way forward. GM2 Geriatric Medicine: Midlife and beyond 38(supplement 03). p19-23

White A, Conrad D, Branney P (2008) Targeting men’s weight in the workplace. Journal of Men’s Health 5(2): 133-140

Branney P, White AK (2008) Big boys don’t cry: depression and men. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment 14: 256–262

Sternberg P, White AK, Hubley J (2007) Damned if they do, damned if they don’t: tensions in Nicaraguan masculinities as barriers to change. Men & Masculinities On-line 4th April 2007 doi:10.1177/1097184X06291920

Branney, P & White AK (2007) Why do men die younger? Healthcare counselling and psychotherapy journal. 7(3): 6 - 10

White A (2006) Men, Health and Gender Equality. In Varanka, J, Närhinen, A & Siukola, R (Eds) Men and Gender Equality: towards progressive policies. Helsinki, Finland Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Reports 2006:75.

White AK (2006) Men and mental wellbeing: encouraging gender sensitivity. Personal Perspective, Mental Health Review Journal 11(4): 3-6

White AK, Holmes M, (2006) Patterns of mortality across 44 Countries among men and women aged 15-44. Journal of Men’s Health & Gender 3(2): 139-151

White AK (2006) ‘Men’s Health’ in the 21st Century. International Journal of Men’s Health 5(1): 1-17

Kelsey S, White AK, Owens J (2004) The experience of radiotherapy for localised prostate cancer: the men’s perspective. The European Journal of Cancer Care 13: 272-278

White AK, Cash K (2004) The state of men’s health in Western Europe. Journal of Men’s Health & Gender 1:60-66 Owens J, White AK, Kelsey S (2004) How was it for you? Men, prostate cancer and radiotherapy. Journal of Radiotherapy Practice 3(4): 167 - 174

White A, Cash K (2003) The state of men’s health in Europe. Eurohealth 9(2): 28-31

White AK, Cash K (2003) The state of men’s health across Europe. Men’s Health Journal 2: 63-65

White AK (2003) Interactions between nurses and men admitted with chest pain. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 2(1): 47 - 55

White, AK (2002) A response to Tony Long and Martin Johnson Nurse Education Today (2002) 22(1): 85-93 ‘Research in Nurse Education Today: do we meet our aims and scope?’ Nurse Education Today 22(1): 96-97

White AK (2001) How men respond to illness Men’s Health Journal 1(1): pp18-19

Johnson M, Long T, White AK (2001) Arguments for Pluralism in Qualitative Nursing Research Journal of Advanced Nursing 33(2): 243-249

White A, Johnson M (2000) Men Making Sense Of Their Chest Pain - Niggles, Doubts and Denials Journal of Clinical Nursing 9(4): 534-541

Thornton J, White AK (1999) A Heideggerian investigation into the lived experience of humour by nurses in an intensive care unit Intensive and Critical Care Nursing 15: 266-278

White AK (1999) ‘I feel a fraud’ - men and their experiences of acute admission following chest pain Nursing in Critical Care 4(2):67 - 73

White A, Johnson M (1998) The complexities of nursing research with men. International Journal of Nursing Studies 35: 41-48.

Papers under review

Morgan R, Smith J, Baker P, Griffith DM, Klein SL, Logie CH, Mwiine AS, Scheim AI, Shapiro JR, Wenham C, White A. Beyond a zero-sum game: how does the impact of COVID-19 vary by gender? International Feminist Journal of Politics (IFJP)


Bischof E, Oertelt-Prigione S, Morgan R, Klein SL and Gender and COVID19 Working Group (A. White listed as a member). Towards precision medicine: Inclusion of sex and gender aspects in COVID-19 clinical studies—acting now before it is too late—a joint call for action. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(10). 10.3390/ijerph17103715

White A (2012) Men’s health requires sustained focus. In my view. Independent Nurse 25th May p 15

White A (2012) Male Health Shocker. Nursing Standard Editorial 26(41)

Robertson S, White A (2011) Tackling men’s health: a research, policy and practice perspective (Editorial) Public Health 125(7):399-400

White A (2009) Access to men's health (editorial). Practice Nurse 37(11): 5.

White AK, Witty K (2009) Men’s under use of health services – finding alternative approaches. Editorial. Journal of Men’s Health 6(2) 95-97

White A, Witty K (2008) The importance of early diagnosis of erectile dysfunction (editorial) Independent Nurse. 3-16 November p 28.

White AK, Fawkner H, Holmes M (2006) The Health of Men and Women – A Case for Differential Treatment? [Health Policy - Viewpoint] Medical Journal of Australia 185(8): 454-455

White AK (2004) Men’s health, the challenges ahead. [Editorial] The Journal of Men’s Health & Gender 1: 296 - 299

White AK, Lockyer L (2001) Tackling Coronary Heart Disease: a gender sensitive approach is needed (Editorial) British Medical Journal 323: 1016-1017

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