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Making healthy homes? A pilot study of the return on investment from an external wall insulation intervention

the publication of this report and any accompanying images. Funding Heather Brown, Gulnar Fattakhova, and Clare Bambra are members of Fuse, the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health (http

The effects of public health policies on population health and health inequalities in European welfare states: protocol for an umbrella review

Background The welfare state is potentially an important macro-level determinant of health that also moderates the extent, and impact, of socio-economic inequalities in exposure to the social determinants of health. The welfare state has three main policy domains: health care, social policy (e.g. social transfers and education) and public health policy. This is the protocol for an ...

Grim up North or Northern grit? Recessions and the English spatial health divide (1991–2010)

Background Previous research suggests that the health effects of recessions are mixed and vary spatially between countries. Using the North-South English health divide as an example, this paper examines whether there are also spatial variations within countries.

Community pharmacy interventions for public health priorities: protocol for a systematic review of community pharmacy-delivered smoking, alcohol and weight management interventions

Background Community pharmacists can deliver health care advice at an opportunistic level, related to prescription or non-prescription medicines and as part of focused services designed to reduce specific risks to health. Obesity, smoking and excessive alcohol intake are three of the most significant modifiable risk factors for morbidity and mortality in the UK, and interventions ...

Assembling the evidence jigsaw: insights from a systematic review of UK studies of individual-focused return to work initiatives for disabled and long-term ill people

Background Employment rates of long-term ill and disabled people in the UK are low and 2.63 million are on disability-related state benefits. Since the mid-1990 s, UK governments have experimented with a range of active labour market policies aimed to move disabled people off benefits and into work to reduce the risk of poverty and social exclusion. This systematic review asks what ...

Reducing health inequalities in priority public health conditions: using rapid review to develop proposals for evidence-based policy

University , Liverpool , UK 3 Clare Bambra, Reader in Public Health Policy Kerry E. Joyce, Research Associate in Public Health Policy Mark A. Bellis, Director of the Centre of Public Health Angela Greatley