Exploring public health contributions to alcohol licensing in local government: A London-based research study

Overview:

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Safe Sociable London Partnership and Southwark Public Health are conducting a research study to explore the range of influences on public health practitioners’ contributions to alcohol licensing processes in local authorities across London.  As public health has an increasing role to…

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BLOG: Devolution could improve health by focusing on area-based regeneration

Past regeneration programmes that improved housing and the local environment were linked with better health. Devolved institutions should learn from them, argues Richard Crisp.
Devolved institutions should upgrade housing and the physical environment in their most disadvantaged neighbourhoods if they want to help those with the poorest health, suggests our…

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A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government

A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government
Date: Thursday 30th June 2016

Time: 10:30-15:30

Venue: Voysey Room, Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN

The purpose of this workshop is to:

Share findings of new…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Next ‘Why evaluate?’ workshop to be held on 24th May in Birmingham for local government practitioners

‘Why Evaluate?’ A one-day introductory workshop on research, evidence and evaluation in local government

Run in collaboration with colleagues from Public Health England West Midlands this workshop will explore evaluation issues and offer some pointers to local government practitioners on how to think about and evaluate the effects of…

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BLOG: Co-production is vital so research addresses councils’ requirements in this tough financial climate

Existing research must be distilled and targeted for councils, who should become expert clients and tell universities what they need, argues David Pye
 
 “We need a better focus on the three ‘C’s – co-production of new research, curation of existing knowledge and clearer client demand from local authorities to…

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BLOG: Transforming community relations is the starting point for achieving real public health improvements

Healthful communities do not emerge out of social and economic deprivation or through top-down intervention. The key is listening to what communities say is making them ill and creating partnerships to address these issues. This allows change to take off and gain a life of its own, explain Katrina…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Next ‘Why Evaluate?’ workshop for local government practitioners!

This event has now passed.
SPHR@L is excited to announce a further workshop on ‘Why evaluate?: An introductory workshop on research, evidence and evaluation for local government.’
We are particularly interested in engaging with those working in housing, transport, and planning etc to be better equipped to design evaluations…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: fourth ‘Evaluation Workshop’ aimed at local government practitioners!

SPHR@L is excited to announce a fourth workshop on ‘Why evaluate?’ An introductory workshop on research, evidence and evaluation for local government.
We are particularly interested in engaging with those working in housing, transport, and planning etc to be better equipped to design evaluations.
Date & time: Tuesday 1st…

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