New on-line prevention and wellbeing resource from SCIE

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have recently launched their launched their new prevention and wellbeing web pages. The development of preventative approaches and those...

Effective Health and Wellbeing Boards - findings from 10 case studies

Shared Intelligence were commissioned by the Local Government Association (LGA) to explore in detail the characteristics of an effective Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB). They did...

Health and Wellbeing Policy News 28th August - 4th September

Here are a few of the more significant health and wellbeing policy news items from the last week.  A fuller list is available here .   31 August 2016 Junior doctors are to hold...

Health and Wellbeing Policy News 16-23 May 2016

 It's been a big news week for health and wellbeing policy.  More detail can be found here , but a few of the key items are:   Agreement in the junior doctors' dispute was...

Working together to promote active travel: a briefing for local authorities

This Public Health England briefing is for transport planners and public health practitioners, and sets out the benefits of active travel. This guide suggests a range of practical actions...

Health and Wellbeing Policy News

I have been doing a weekly health and wellbeing policy update for some time now.  The full details can be found here , but a few of the highlights from the past week include: The NHS...

Using behavioural insights to improve health

A recent report from the Behavioural Insights Team highlights five factors for supporting people to take a more active role in health and wellbeing . As part of the Realising the Value...

Community Pharmacy and Healthy Living Pharmacy – New Resources

New Healthy Living Pharmacy reports in LG Inform and LG Inform Plus Healthy Living Pharmacies is a framework for consistent delivery of a broad range of high quality services through...

Consultation on the proposal to define a Primary Carer Support Reason (CPSR) for use within Adult Social Care National Data Collections

The HSCIC and its stakeholders have developed this consultation to consider potential changes to the 2017-18 national data collections on Adult Social Care.  Its primary focus is the...

Health matters: midlife approaches to reduce dementia risk

Public Health England (PHE) has published a new report which shows dementia is not an inevitable part of ageing but is, instead, linked to cardiovascular risk factors, such as smoking and physical...