Monthly Archive: October, 2018

‘Wellbeing in every decision’: re-framing ‘health in all policies’

We know that most of the things that influence population health — poverty, education, the environment, transport, work, relationships, safe and comfortable homes — are not really touched by what the money marked as ‘health’ gets spent on. If we’re going to make a big impact on health, what we really need therefore is an approach in which local and national decision makers explicitly...

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Investment in public health – we need better arguments, not better evidence

Here in the UK, we’ll soon have a chance to make the case for investment in public health and prevention (again). The NHS 10 year plan and a spending review are on the way, and both the Prime Minister and Secretary of State have said that prevention is one of their main priorities. Should be an easy win. But it...

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