Public Health Research programme published an article
Over the last 5 years Doncaster Council's drug and alcohol recovery provider have run two mentor courses a year. Mentors are usually people in recovery that have received the service themselves. The 12 week course gives people the skills and knowled…
Nov 26
Public Health Research programme published an article
Who: All people who live, work and play in Royal Borough Kingston (with some targeted population groups including those who're socially excluded, isolated or vulnerable who do not meet the criteria for higher need services such as social care)What:…
Oct 11
Public Health Research programme published an article
Lambeth is developing its strategy to reduce serious youth violence, following a public health approach. The strategy will address a wide range of risk factors for youth violence as well as supporting those already involved with or at high risk of i…
Jul 19
Public Health Research programme published an article
Lewisham’s Young People’s Health & Wellbeing Service is available to anyone age 10-19 (or 25 with evidenced additional needs) who lives, attends school or is registered with a GP in Lewisham. The service is delivered by Compass in partnership with K…
Jul 5
Public Health Research programme published an article
Hammersmith + Fulham Council are introducing:
1. A free, universal breakfast club offer at all primary schools in the borough. This involves making a grant to schools who already deliver a programme so that this can be made available without cost. I…
Jun 28
Public Health Research programme published an article
West Midlands Violence Prevention Alliance, through the PCC, have funded two ACEs Co-ordinator roles within Barnardo's to look at galvanising a response across Sandwell and Dudley that ensures the learning from the ACE’s studies and wider movement i…
Jun 27
Public Health Research programme published an article
This app based intervention is being used in a number of places.
The company has done process evaluations but there is no long term follow-up study and no independent evaluation.
Does this result in lasting behaviour change? Some thought leaders are…
Jun 6
Public Health Research programme published an article
The Mayor's £45m Young Londoners Fund consists of £30m made available for projects in local communities. The remaining £15m will be invested to expand existing projects funded by City Hall that support young Londoners. As part of the Young Londoners…
May 17
Public Health Research programme published an article
Hertfordshire behavioural science support unit is designed to help local authorities in Hertfordshire use insights from behavioural sciences in their health and care work including sustainable transport. It is in the process of being set up.
Jim McM…
May 10
Public Health Research programme published an article
Evaluation of the service's impact on improving outcomes and healthy behaviours in the adult population in Devon
Devon County Council are commissioning a healthy lifestyle service to provide a midlife approach to prevention which seeks to address he…
May 8
Public Health Research programme published an article
The London Healthy Workplace Award (Charter), backed by the Mayor of London, provides clear and easy steps for employers to make their workplaces healthier and happier. It aligns with a soon to be launched Mayor's Good Work Standard.
-The interventi…
Feb 12
Public Health Research programme published articles
Feb 4
Public Health Research programme published an article
Kent County Council are developing a whole systems approach to ACE , trauma and resilience . This programme of work is in development in Kent , bringing multi sector partners together to co produce a set of shared aspirations for preventing the impa…
Jan 25
Public Health Research programme published articles
Dec 19, 2018
Public Health Research programme published an article
We have a natural experiment in traffic reduction with closure of a bridge and its impact upon Garden Village in Gosforth. Residents consider their health has been improved.
Can we measure this? Could we get a bid into NIHR's current call to do a fo…
Dec 6, 2018
Public Health Research programme published an article
We are planning a pilot smoking cessation service to be delivered in selected pharmacies and general practice which will include the provision of e-cigarettes. Our main target group is routine and manual workers. This will be funded by Trafford Coun…
Oct 30, 2018
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