Skip to content

Featured image 929520029

New PHPES Evaluation: ways to wellness

Social prescribing is the use of non-medical interventions to achieve sustained lifestyle change and improved self-care among people with long-term health conditions (LTCs) and has been taking place on a small scale for a number of years.  The need for evidence of effectiveness using robust evaluative designs has been identified.

Featured image 1240368628

New PHPES Evaluation: ways to wellness

Social prescribing is the use of non-medical interventions to achieve sustained lifestyle change and improved self-care among people with long-term health conditions (LTCs) and has been taking place on a small scale for a number of years.  The need for evidence of effectiveness using robust evaluative designs has been identified.

Featured image 1845940300

How are priority-setting tools used in local government?

A new report has been published from a follow on study looking at the decision making tools used by local authorities to prioritise spending.

Featured image 2080067134

How are priority-setting tools used in local government?

A new report has been published from a follow on study looking at the decision making tools used by local authorities to prioritise spending.

Featured image 349517819

Football as an effective mental health intervention? The evaluation of coping through football  

The NIHR SPHR Public Health Practice Evaluation (PHPES) programme is funding the evaluation of the London-based “Coping Through Football” project. This evaluation is carried out by Dr Oliver Mason (SPHR project lead), Professor David Osborn, Dr Jessica Deighton and Dr Bettina Friedrich at UCL as well as service user researchers.

Featured image 2094917389

Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

People recently attempting to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try to drink less alcohol than other smokers, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.

Featured image 1421817545

Age friendly cities – evaluation tool

SPHR researchers from LiLaC (Liverpool) and Cambridge have developed an evaluation tool for Age-Friendly City initiatives that has been applied in Liverpool.

Featured image 306708295

Age friendly cities – evaluation tool

SPHR researchers from LiLaC (Liverpool) and Cambridge have developed an evaluation tool for Age-Friendly City initiatives that has been applied in Liverpool.

Featured image 1419696419

Communities in Control study: phase 1 findings released

The NIHR SPHR's Communities in Control study explores whether the health of individuals and communities increases when local people have greater control over decisions affecting the places where they live.

Phase 1 focused on exploratory work to understand early roll out of Big Local.

Featured image 307164873

Drink Less: smartphone app to help reduce the amount of alcohol you consume

NIHR SPHR’s Alcohol programme researchers at University College London (UCL) have developed a brand new app that aims to help people get healthier and save money by drinking less alcohol.

Featured image 1706488573

Anxiety higher in women under age of 35

Researchers from NIHR SPHR’s Ageing Well programme have found that women are twice as likely as men to experience anxiety.

Featured image 2038603096

Evaluation of NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme begins

Preventing or delaying the onset of Type 2 diabetes and related complications and illnesses will reduce long term treatment costs.

Featured image 791481403

Evaluation of NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme begins

Preventing or delaying the onset of Type 2 diabetes and related complications and illnesses will reduce long term treatment costs.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it.

OK Privacy Policy