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Efficient and equitable public health systems

This theme incorporates research to understand and support local public health decision making and prioritisation. The School is researching how best to present the results of public health evaluations to suit the needs of decision makers responsible for implementation decisions. There is a focus on implementation related findings and the reporting of financial and economic results.

Efficient and equitable public health systems is a current NIHR SPHR cross-cutting theme (2017-2022).

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Progressing the public health agenda: ethnicity and migration

This project’s goal is to begin to redress the marginalisation of race/ethnicity and migration within public health intervention and health inequalities research in England.

June 2017 - May 2018

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Improving knowledge exchange in public health

Getting research evidence to inform practice and policy is neither straight-forward nor guaranteed.

May 2017 - March 2018

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Developing tools to aid local authority decision making

This research will evaluate the new prioritisation framework tool informed by SPHR research and evaluate its impact on local authority decision-making when it comes to investment and disinvestment decisions.

October 2017 - September 2018

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Evidence beyond the health sector

Researchers conducted a number of linked studies to improve the understanding of how evidence is understood, accessed, used and valued by decision makers working beyond health areas, in sectors that potentially impact upon people’s health and wellbeing.

June 2012 - November 2013

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Supporting public health commissioners in priority setting to improve population health and address health inequalities

This study aimed to provide tailored health economics support to three local authorities and evaluate its impact by using a range of methods.

November 2012 - August 2015

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Evaluating the impact of the changing role of social housing providers on inequalities for residents and communities

This work aims to explore how current changes to the role of housing officers at social housing providers has affected the health and wellbeing of residents, local communities and on other local services.

April 2018 - March 2019

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Evaluating local authority funding cuts and their consequences for health inequalities

This research aims to prepare the ground for future work assessing how public spending cuts impact on local housing provision and services, particularly those affecting people on low incomes. This work will examine how English local authorities meet the housing needs of disadvantaged residents during the ongoing period of economic hardship and public sector ‘austerity’.

April 2018 - March 2019

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Shaping a ‘healthier food environment’

This research aims to identify, map and explore the use of policy levers and interventions that can be used to influence population health change, in the common local food system across English Local Authorities (LA).

July 2018 - June 2019

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Health and economic impacts of welfare rights advice in the UK

This research aims to build a working group between SPHR researchers to address outstanding research questions on the broader health and economic impacts of welfare rights advice.

June 2018 - May 2019

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Complex systems approach to evaluation: alcohol case study

This project will harness collaborations and datasets established by the previous SPHR research to build on themes and proposes to analyse public health policy from a complex systems perspective. It will use the complex system of the drivers of alcohol consumption as a case study and explore applications to other areas of behaviour.

July 2017 - June 2018

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