New research finds Government obesity policies in England have failed due to problems with implementation, lack of learning from past successes or failures, and a reliance on trying to persuade individuals to change their behaviour rather than tackling unhealthy environments.
This webinar will present and discuss early findings from the NIHR SPHR Places & communities programme and initiate a discussion of how they apply to the COVID and post-COVID era.
Information on the applications we received in the most recent PHPES call.
Dr Naoimh McMahon, NIHR SPHR Postdoctoral Launching Fellow will present findings from a systematic review of qualitative research which has examined how health professionals and decision-makers understand social inequalities in health.
Over the last few months SPHR researchers have been undertaking an independent evaluation of one of Public Health England’s published resources, the Prioritisation Framework.
NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR) has launched a scheme to bring together public health professionals and SPHR researchers to improve the health of the nation and reduce health inequalities.
SPHR researchers, Public Health England, and public health and alcohol licensing managers have worked together to develop new methodology to measure the impact of local alcohol licensing decisions on crime and health statistics.
Communities have great potential to help shape how decisions are made about the the local alcohol environment - where, when and how alcohol is accessible and consumed - which may help to reduce social and health harms that result from alcohol.
Professor Liddy Goyder, SPHR researcher from the University of Sheffield will be delivering a workshop as part of the UKPHR Public Health Practitioner Conference 2018.
This workshop will bring together policy-makers, practitioners and researchers to explore the relationship between mental health and the welfare system.