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The Health Foundation - Let's talk differently about health: why framing matters
Creating a healthy society requires greater action on the wider determinants of health. However, in the public debate about how to improve health in the UK, health inequalities and the wider de..
Published 04 August
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Wates Family Enterprise Trust
The Wates Family Enterprise Trust (WFET) is an independent, UK registered charity set up by the W..
Published 15 June
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Pennine Lancashire - Healthier Place, Healthier Future Programme: Impact & Sustainability Workshop
This report outlines the findings from an Impact and Sustainability Workshop, facilitated by Food Active in February 2022.
Published 23 May
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Nottinghamshire Venner Nutrition Pilot Report
Venner Nutrition Ltd (also “Venner Nutrition” or “Venner”) is an award-winning social enterprise founded in Finland and launched in the UK during the summer of 2020, helping families participate ..
Published 23 May
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PENNINE LANCASHIRE CHILDHOOD OBESITY TRAILBLAZER FOOD OUTLETS & PLANNING APPLICATIONS: DEEP DIVE
A review of planning applications for A1, A3 restaurant / cafes and A5 hot food takeaways across the six councils within Pennine Lancashire from 1st January 2015 to 1st January 2020.
Published 23 May
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Planning for Healthy Food Environments
A toolkit for planners, developers and communities
Published 23 May
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Obesity Management
A scoping review and systematic mapping of health promotion interventions associated with obesity in Islamic religious settings in the UK
Published 23 May
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Nottinghamshire CC Food Clubs
The following findings are based on interviews conducted with the staff and participants involved in the FOOD (Food On Our Doorstep) Clubs hosted by the Children’s Centre Service at Harworth and ..
Published 23 May
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Reframing the conversation on the social determinants of health
The Health Foundation is working with the FrameWorks Institute to develop a deeper appreciation of the ways in which people understand and think about health in order to develop more effe..
Published 06 May
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Obesity Insights Study
Report exploring Black, African and Caribbean Nutrition and Weight Management in the London Borough of Lewisham 2020
Published 05 May
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Pennine Lancashire’s Healthier Place, Healthier Future Programme: Interim Process Evaluation
Thirteen stakeholders from a range of settings (including elected members and officers in six of the seven Pennine Lancashire authorities) were interviewed during early 2021 as part of an interim..
Published 05 May
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Pendle Borough Council - Healthier Place, Healthier Future (HPHF): Case Study
This case study is designed to capture learning from the delivery of the HPHF programme to support both the local and independent evaluation and share examples of good practice with wider stake..
Published 05 May
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Nottinghamshire Health Start Evaluation Summary
A report evaluating Nottinghamshire's aim to make access to affordable healthy food easier, improving the quality of food provision through early years settings and enabling parents/carers to d..
Published 05 May
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Lewisham Obesity Insight Project
Report exploring black women obesity and physical active with reccomendations.
Published 05 May
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Food for Life Nottinghamshire Early Years Programme
Food for Life has been funded by Nottinghamshire County Council to work with seven nurseries across the borough, between Sept 2020 and June 2022 to help embed a healthy food culture that incorpor..
Published 05 May
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Birmingham Healthy City Planning Toolkit
This toolkit has been designed with a number of prompts to help developers, architects and planners to consider and assess the impact new developments have on the health and wellbeing of the popu..
Published 05 May
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Burnley & Hyndburn #Gets Hangry Programmes
This toolkit demonstrates two different approaches to engaging with young people around food, healthy eating, and food poverty,  working with them to create a performance, a piece of art and a so..
Published 05 May
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Shaping Places for Healthier Lives Programme
Reading list with resources which will help you carry out research and engagement.
Published 31 March
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Shaping Places for Healthy Lives Systems Thinking: Reading & Watching List
For an introduction to systems thinking and systems mapping, we have pulled together a beginners list which includes blogs, thought leadership and more…
Published 31 March
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Shaping Places for Healthier Lives prospectus
The strongest determinants of health and health inequalities are the social, economic, commercial and environmental conditions in which people live: the ‘wider determinants of health’. We are ple..
Published 31 March
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Shaping Places for Healthier Lives - a glossary of terms
This glossary includes resources and definitions of wider determinants of health, complex systems and systems thinking approaches.
Published 31 March
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Public Health in Locla Government - celebrating 10 years of transformation
This year's tenth LGA and ADPH public health annual report reflects on 10 years of public health in local government and looks forward to the opportunities and challenges of the coming years. 
Published 30 March
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COVID-19 vaccination: 5 –11 year olds communications toolkit
The Communications toolkit for 5 –11 year olds is attached and includes a script, NHSEI resources and peer to peer videos which originated fr..
Published 17 March
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COVID-19 vaccination: spring booster and evergreen offer communication toolkit
The Communications toolkit for the Spring Booster campaign is attached and includes a script, FAQs and some links to existing resources. Please note Spring B..
Published 17 March
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) workforce fund for colleges
Funding to support colleges and special post-16 institutions with the costs of staff absences from 22 November until Friday 8 April 2022.
Published 07 March
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) workforce fund for schools
Funding to support schools facing significant staff absences and financial pressures with the costs of staff cover for the period from 22 November 2021 to 8 April 2022.
Published 07 March
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New testing in education settings document sharing platform
The Department for Education has created a new testing in education settings document sharing platform, following the..
Published 04 March
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COVID-19 vaccination: spring booster resources
Information on the spring booster dose for eligible individuals.
Published 04 March
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Travel to England from another country during coronavirus
The government updated the guidance on what people must do before they travel to England and after they arrive. The ..
Published 04 March
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Adult Social Care Omicron Support Fund
Provides information on the Adult Social Care Omicron Support Fund, including distribution of funds, reporting requirements and guidance on how this funding can be used by local authorities. 
Published 04 March
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COVID-19 vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance
Anyone working or volunteering in a care home needs to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), unless they are exempt.
Published 04 March
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COVID-19 Response: Living with COVID-19
The government’s plan for removing the remaining legal restrictions while protecting people most vulnerable to COVID-19 and maintaining resilience.
Published 04 March
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UK COVID-19 Inquiry
Website dedicated to the independent public inquiry to examine the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.
Published 28 February
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Early years settings no longer required to notify Ofsted of positive cases
From 21 February, the Department for Education will no longer require early years settings to notify The Office for S..
Published 24 February
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Asymptomatic testing in education settings from 21 February 22 – what, why and when
The government removed the guidance for staff and students in most education and childcare settings to undertake twic..
Published 24 February
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COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy – debunking the myths using a community engagement approach underpinned by NICE guidance
This example describes how GP’s from Black Women in Health (BWIH) reduced COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy amongst the BAME population by debunking the myths about COVID-19 vaccines by organising webin..
Published 24 February
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Menu of Reasonable Adjustments (MoRA) to improve uptake of health initiatives in the North West
The North West have developed the Menu of Reasonable Adjustments (MoRA) in response to the emerging needs of population groups experiencing poorer than average health care access, experience and/..
Published 24 February
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JCVI statement on vaccination of children aged 5 to 11 years old
COVID-19 vaccines are set to be offered to children aged five to 11, it is reported. The Government's scientific advisers are understoo..
Published 17 February
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Schools funding to support the 12 to 15 year old vaccination programme
The Department for Education (DfE) has announced that schools will receive at least £1,000 each to support engagement with the COVID-19 vaccination programme. 
Published 17 February
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UKHSA review shows vaccinated less likely to have long COVID than unvaccinated
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has undertaken a rapid evidence review looking at the effects of vaccination against long COVID or post-COVID symptoms. The review includes 15 UK and in..
Published 17 February
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Core script on COVID-19 vaccination for 12 to 15-year-olds
Most recent version of our 12-15 COVID-19 vaccination toolkit
Published 17 February
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Protecting the Adult Social Care sector :Good Practice for Local Booster Vaccination
This document is to set out what successful local delivery of boosters in adult social care looks like in practice. This is drawn from the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for frontlin..
Published 17 February
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Health, wealth and happiness: the multiple benefits of green infrastructure
A paper on the relationship between green infrastructure and health.
Published 16 February
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What does good green infrastructure policy look like?
A paper on developing a policy assessment tool to assess plans, policies and programmes.
Published 16 February
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PERFECT project
The PERFECT project (Planning for Environment and Resource efficiency in European Cities and Towns). The purpose of the project is to highlight green infrastructure’s potential contribution in ..
Published 16 February
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EHSHCG Sector Led Improvement Tool for Sexual Health Services
The English HIV & Sexual Health Commissioners’ Group, has recently published an SLI tool for local authority commissioners and their networks. The tool is based on the..
Published 11 February
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Consultation regarding revocation of vaccination as a condition of deployment (VCOD)
On 31 January 2022, the Government announced its intention to revoke the regulations making vaccination a condition of deployment (VCOD) ..
Published 10 February
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Updated COVID-19 communication materials
New communications materials have been added to Public Health England’s Campaign Resource Centre (CRC) to support councils with their local communications. New social media materials are availa..
Published 09 February
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Public health ringfenced grant 2022 to 2023: local authority circular
In 2022 to 2023, the total public health grant to local authorities will be £3.417 billion. The grant will be ringfenced for use on public health functions. This may include public health challen..
Published 09 February
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The Covid-19 vaccination programme: trials, tribulations and successes
Based on interviews with a wide range of people involved in the programme, this report sets out what the roll-out in England has achieved as well as its trials and tribulations. Given that the ..
Published 09 February
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VCOD letter to providers of ASC (not care homes)
Vaccination as a condition of deployment (VCOD) in wider social care (social care settings other than care homes)
Published 09 February
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Fresh air in care homes
Fresh air is an important measure to help reduce the transmission of Covid-19 in indoor settings. Being in a room with good ventilation can reduce the risk o..
Published 04 February
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Learning from community response to COVID-19. How NHS anchors support communities to create health?
Learning session, The Health Creation Alliance This learning session was designed specifically for NHS Institutions that want to be better Anchors, helping to address health inequalities throug..
Published 04 February
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Cities Outlook 2022
Cities Outlook 2022 looks in-depth at the state of the UK high streets to get a sense of the short-term impact of the pandemic on Britain’s town and city centres and the long-term consequences an..
Published 04 February
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Creating resilient and revitalised high streets in the ‘new normal’
Informed through 30 interviews with experts from the private sector, academia, council officers and business improvement district members from across England, this report discusses the role of hi..
Published 04 February
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A post-covid economy for health: from the great reset to build back differently
In this paper, Ronald Labonte argues that a return to a business as usual economy would be a fatal mistake for wealth and health inequalities.
Published 04 February
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Overcoming health inequalities in ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods
Areas identified as ‘left behind’ have among the worst health outcomes in England, with growing disparities between them and the rest of the country. People living in these areas are 46% more lik..
Published 04 February
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Inequality and the COVID crisis in the United Kingdom
A review of the effects on the COVID-19 pandemic on inequalities in education, the labour market, household living standards, mental health, and wealth in the UK.
Published 04 February
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Business Framework for Health: supporting businesses and employers in their role to enhance and level up the health of the nation
This Framework is the first product of a wider piece of work focused on integrating health with Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) mandates. The Framework’s aim is to promote the role of bu..
Published 04 February
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The Unequal Pandemic: COVID-19 and Health Inequalities
This accessible, yet authoritative book dispels this myth of COVID-19 as an ‘equal opportunity’ disease, by showing how the pandemic is a syndemic of disease and inequality. Drawing on internatio..
Published 04 February
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A radical approach to public health - Tower Hamlets Council
A look at how the London Borough of Tower Hamlets is with communities to build a reflective model for COVID-19 recovery.
Published 03 February
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Beyond 2021: the future of local COVID-19 outbreak management
Presentations on Data and epidemiology: update and looking ahead and Health Protection Update – Health and Wellbeing Board.  
Published 02 February
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Updated COVID-19 communication materials
New communications materials have been added to Public Health England’s Campaign Resource Centre (CRC) to support cou..
Published 02 February
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Government eases social care restrictions after booster success
Restrictions in place to prevent the spread of Omicron in adult social care will be eased following the success of the booster roll-out.
Published 01 February
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Guidance on care home visiting
The updated guidance for care home visiting has now been published, this guidance replaces previous guidance on care home visiting.
Published 01 February
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Calderdale COVID-19 Champions
The aim of the programme was to create a network of informed and aware citizens throughout the borough, whose role it is to spread accurate information on COVID-19 and to feedback community conce..
Published 28 January
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Vaccination pledge to Black communities
A  pledge to support people  in Black African and Black African Caribbean communities to take up their COVID-19 vaccinations has been backed by 65 prominent health and ..
Published 26 January
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The Hidden Costs of Obesity: Implications for Long-Term Care
A blog post by the Personal Social Services Unit looking at the costs of obesity and the implications for long-term care.
Published 25 January
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Effect of body mass on future long-term care use
National Library of Medicine article on the effect of body mass on future long-term care use.
Published 25 January
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Kent and Medway Healthy Workplace Programme
The Healthy Workplace programme funded by Kent County Council and Medway County council helps businesses of all sizes become healthier places to work. 
Published 25 January
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COVID-19 vaccination: booster dose resources
Information on the booster dose for eligible individuals.
Published 21 January
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Continuing to keep workplaces safe from coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has made available a guidance setting out the key advice and on how to keep bus..
Published 21 January
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NHS Test and Trace in the workplace
Guidance on what to do if you or someone you employ is required to self-isolate. This includes being contacted by NHS Test and Trace, self-isolation rules and financial support.
Published 21 January
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Vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance
Updated guidance on vaccination of care-home staff has been published.
Published 21 January
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Vaccination as a condition of deployment in wider care settings (VCOD)
New guidance on vaccination as a condition of deployment (VCOD) in wider social care settings has now been published.
Published 21 January
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