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Fixing Fuel Poverty: Challenges and Solutions

Boardman, B. Fuel poverty The book begins by discussing the political awakening to the issue and exploring just who constitutes the fuel poor. It examines the factors that contribute to fuel poverty- low incomes, high fuel prices and poor quality housing- ...

Keeping Warm in Later Life (KWILLT) Learning Resource

Keeping Warm in Later Life (KWILLT) Housing conditions The research for this project has been funded by a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) grant. The key partners involved include: NHS Rotherham, Sheffield ...

Homes for Health

10.14655/11971-1028533 Public Health England (PHE) Home, Living conditions, Housing These resources can help local authorities, health and social care commissioners and decision makers make plans to improve health and wellbeing through the places people l ...

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Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2012

Aldridge, H., Kenway, P., MacInnes, T. and Parekh, A. In-work poverty The 'low-pay, no-pay' jobs market keeps millions in poverty and holds the economy back The annual Monitoring poverty report, written by the New Policy Institute, analyses tren ...

The Cost of Cold

Age UK Why we need to protect the health of older people in winter Winter brings many challenges for us as we get older – dark days mean people get out less, and ice and snow can increase the fear and risk of falling. But research shows that cold is the b ...

Family and Fuel Poverty

Guertler, P. and Royston, S., Energy Bill Revolution Vulnerable group, Fuel poverty It is now widely recognised that fuel poverty has severe effects on some of the most vulnerable people in society. However, while attention has focussed on older people in ...

Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

Department of Energy & Climate Change Renewable heat, Energy The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) was introduced primarily to help meet the UK’s target of 15% of our energy, and 12% of heat, coming from renewable sources (also referred to as ‘renewables ...

An overview of 40 years of data (General Lifestyle Survey Overview- a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Household, Population, Employment, Income, Education The 2011 General Lifestyle Survey Overview report marks 40 years of results from a continuous household survey. The survey started in 1971 as the General Household S ...

Liverpool Healthy Homes programme

Liverpool City Council Health inequalities, Poor quality housing, Access to health related services Programme Objective:- Innovative partnership between Liverpool PCT and City Council 2009- 2013 £6m- Identify 25,000 properties targeting need- Assess the h ...

Fuel Poverty 1991- 2012: Commemorating 21 Years of Action, Policy and Research

Walker, R., Thomson, H. and Liddell, C., University of Ulster and University of York Fuel poverty, Energy policy This commemorative booklet provides a short summary of the 17 specially commissioned papers that appeared in a Special Issue of the journal En ...

The impoverishment of the UK- PSE UK First Results: Living Standards

Gordon, D., et al, Poverty and Social Exclusion (PSE) Poverty and social exclusion One third of households in Northern Ireland are deprived according to researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, who have conducted the largest and most authoritative stu ...

Fuel Poverty: A Framework for Future Action

Department of Energy and Climate Change Household, Energy bills This document sets out a framework for future action in tackling fuel poverty in England. It provides a bridge between the independent Hills Review of fuel poverty published last year and a f ...

Fuel Poverty: How to Improve Health and Wellbeing Through Action on Affordable Warmth

Butcher, J., UK Health Forum Fuel poverty, Public health, Professionals, Wellbeing, Local authorities This guide aims to improve health and wellbeing through warm and healthy housing and reducing energy costs for vulnerable households. It aims to support ...

PHE-CRCE-010: Estimating Local Mortality Burdens associated with Particulate Air Pollution

10.14655/11971-756717 Public Health England (PHE) Air pollution The increase in mortality risk associated with long-term exposure to particulate air pollution is one of the most important, and best-characterised, effects of air pollution on health. This r ...

Prescriptions: Costs and charges in the UK and Republic of Ireland

This paper provides a brief overview of prescription costs and charges in Northern Ireland and compares this data with other jurisdictions in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Read more here. 10.14655/415-788573 NI Assembly Prescription costs, Charges, ...

Ending cold homes: Affordable warmth manifesto

End Fuel Poverty Fuel poverty, Household, Heat, Fuel bill Millions of people cannot afford to heat and power their homes. Millions are suffering ill-health, stress and anxiety from unaffordable fuel bills, reduced educational attainment and social isolati ...

The book of Damp

Beesley, I. and McMillan, I. Children with asthma and their environment The Book of Damp has developed from the Warm Well Families (WWF) research project. WWF explained the factors influencing the ability of households with children woth asthma to keep wa ...

Keeping warm in Later Life (KWILLT)

NHS Housing conditions This website presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme (Grant Reference Number PB-PG-0408-16041). The views expressed are those ...

Warm Well Families (WWF)

Centre for Health and Social Care Research, Sheffield Hallam University Home heating Warm Well Families is a research project conducted by the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at Sheffield Hallam University. The research was conducted  in Rother ...

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