Summary of a project to scope a public health research-practice ‘hub’ at Leeds Beckett University Collaboration between academics and practitioners and policy makers is increasingly seen as a way of producing better and more useful knowledge. In this blog, Kris Southby reflects on how we might facilitate better research-practice collaboration around health, wellbeing, and communities … Continue reading More and better research-practice collaboration in health and wellbeing
At the beginning of the first lockdown, we interviewed 31 of the community organisation funded through the Space to Connect programme about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on their projects and about their adaptions and responses to changing needs within communities. (More information about Space to Connect is available here). We found that the … Continue reading Agile, connected and caring: the response of Space to Connect projects to COVID-19
This blog provides some summary reflections and learning from the event first workshop for the 11 Enhance Projects, funded by the Co-op Foundation and DCMS ‘Spaces to Connect’ programme, held in London on the 13th Feb 2020.
Prof. Anne-Marie-Bagnall reflects on the recent publication of the 'Marmot Review 10 Years On' and how it relates to what we do in CHPR. On Tuesday 25th February a new report was launched from the Institute of Health Equity, to mark 10 years since the publication of the Marmot Report “Fair Society, Healthy Lives”. The … Continue reading Mind the Widening Health Gap: The Marmot Report 2020
CHPR Blog August 2018 - Kris Southby In recent weeks there have been two programmes aired in primetime slots on the BBC about the importance of the social determinants of health. The first was entitled ‘Panorama: Get Rich or Die Young’ and was shown at 8:30pm on BBC One. The programme explored the life expectancy … Continue reading The emergence of the social model of health on television