NHS at 70

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Individuals are seen as primarily responsible for their own health, rather than the NHS or any other organisation. Survey question: How much responsibility, if any, do you think that each of the following have for ensuring that people generally stay … Continued

How Bradford is Setting Health Trends

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The important project  Born in Bradford was publicised in a letter to the Guardian on the 9th May.  This project is a long term study of a cohort of 13,500 children born between 2007 and 2010 whose health is being … Continued

Preconception Health

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The Lancet has published  (April 18th issue) a series of 3 papers highlighting the importance of preconception health and suggesting context- specific interventions. Health and nutrition of both men and women before conception is important not only for pregnancy outcomes … Continued

The Aim of Doughnut Economics

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Kate Raworth (2017) Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist. London: Random House Business Books A highly praised book which repays reading by all who are concerned to ensure that the determinants of health can be … Continued

Alcohol Education Trust (AET) Award

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Congratulations to AET on its award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Wellbeing’ at the 2018 Wellbeing Awards. AET Director and IHPE Trustee Helena Conibear had this to say: “Covering a broad range of topics and age levels and diverse groups we … Continued

Launch of Nursing Now

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Nursing Now is a 3 year global campaign run in collaboration with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) and the WHO. We welcome the inauguration of this campaign on February 27th. It will work to empower nurses to take their … Continued

IHPE Member Spotlight: Mike Oliver

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I work in the public health department of Stoke-on-Trent City Council as a Senior Health Improvement Specialist in the Healthy Communities team. Driven by a determination to tackle health inequalities the team is dedicated to building healthy, resilient communities. Two … Continued

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