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Evaluation of a Welfare Advice Hubs pilot scheme in primary care settings

In recent NHS surveys General Practitioners (GP) reported increased demands on their time from patients requiring support for social, non-clinical needs.

1 December 2015 - 28 February 2017

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SPHR researchers receive Emerald Literati Award

Dr Bettina Friedrich and Dr Oliver Mason, SPHR researchers at UCL have received a Highly-Commended Paper Award in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards of Excellence.

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Stop smoking support services for people with recognised mental health problems

This research project will compare stop smoking support services offered to people with recognised mental health problems and the general population.

August 2017 - August 2018

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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 the Cambridgeshire Time Credits project

This project aimed to evaluate the outcomes of the Time Credits project in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, to determine the initiative’s potential to tackle social exclusion and loneliness, and to assess the extent to which it can improve wellbeing and increase community cohesion and social capital.

August 2015 - May 2017

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Men in sheds: improving the health and wellbeing of older men

One in five of the UK population is an older man (aged over 65 years), and although men report better health than women, their mortality rates are higher.

June 2012 - March 2013

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Development of an intervention to improve mental health support and training for secondary school staff

School staff, in particular teachers, are consistently shown to have increased risk of stress, depression and anxiety compared to the general working population.

April 2012 - May 2015

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Breakthrough mentoring

This study explored how breakthrough mentoring, which carefully matches a young person with an adult mentor who has similar interests, could be used to improve young people's behaviour, health and wellbeing.

June 2013 - September 2015

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Inequitable access to preventive and therapeutic health interventions for older people and the consequences of Intervention-Generated Inequalities (IGIs)

The aim of this project was to explore how older people may or may not experience ageism.

October 2013 - March 2017

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