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NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme - process evaluation

In preparation for ‘Healthier You’, NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, areas across England were selected to become ‘demonstrator sites’.

1 September 2015 - 31 March 2016

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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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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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Assessing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of public health interventions and screening interventions for type-2 diabetes prevention

This project assessed which type-2 diabetes screening programmes are the most effective and provide value for money.

April 2012 - March 2014

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Supporting Public Health Practice to reduce health inequalities: a review of SPHR research evidence

This project aims to support SPHR to increase the profile of, and access to the research evidence it has already produced that has potential to support local action to address health inequalities and to maximise the relevance of future research for this policy and practice agenda.

July 2018 - December 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 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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Safeguarding children affected by parental substance misuse

This research project will look at parenting interventions which may be adapted for non-substance misusing parents and caregivers within families where one parent misuses substances.

April 2018 - September 2019

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Online data visualisation tools for local public health decision-support: from a food and exercise perspective

This project will assess how useful online data visualisation tools are used in practice to support decision making.

May 2018 - October 2019

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