People in Public Health – Lay Summary
Jenny Woodward and Sue Rooke, working with the Centre for Health Promotion Research, have produced a lay summary for the dissemination of accessible research-based information from the People in Public Health study which will support better engagement with citizens to co-produce better health and well-being outcomes. Download here.
National Think Tank Meeting - Active Communities for Health.
National Think Tank Programme hosted by People in Public Health – May 2011
The meeting will focus on the work being done in the field of community engagement for health. It aims to agree how an infrastructure can be built that will share learning, influence policy and sustain the work already done. It follows on from a meeting hosted by the Health Inequalities National Support Team in February.
Representatives from local authority, health, academic and voluntary sectors are attending. If you are interested in either attending or receiving notes from the meeting please contact Sue Rooke by email S.Rooke@Leedsmet.ac.uk or phone (0113) 8121957.
For more information on Altogether Better visit www.altogetherbetter.org.uk
Findings published in Health Promotion International – May 2011
'Think differently and be prepared to demonstrate trust': findings from public hearings, England, on supporting lay people in public health roles
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The full report on the hearings is available in the Expert Hearings section of this website.
People in Public Health reaches 33,000 Local Government contacts – March 2011
33,000 of their members have been sent a summary of the findings and a link to the People in Public Health website. It also featured in their Healthy Communities bulletin (issue 42) in February reaching a targeted 800 people.
The project is featured on their website as part of their Health Communities Resource material. See http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/core/page.do?pageId=25012864
LGID aims to develop and share good practice in local authorities. Local authorities will have an ever more important role in public health so the research team are particularly pleased they’ve chosen to feature the project’s findings so strongly.
Volunteering sector publish research findings – March 2011
The project is featured in Volunteering England’s March newsletter. This is available on-line for Volunteering England members. See www.volunteering.org.uk People in Public Health was also included in their January e-newsletter, reaching 1200 people.
NAVCA (the national voice of local support and development organisations in England) published the project’s findings “Public Health People Power” on their website on 7th February. See http://www.navca.org.uk/teams/hsc/news
The research team are delighted that the project findings are reaching people able to use them in practice.
Public Health White Paper Consultation – February 2011
The inquiry provides a response to the government’s public health white paper “Healthy lives, healthy people White Paper: Our strategy for public health in England” published 30 November 2010.
Research Briefing for Practice – now available, November 2010
Influencing Government Policy – October 2010
The research team has also submitted written evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Inquiry into the NHS White Paper. Results from the inquiry will be announced on 1st December 2010.
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