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Evaluating Sport and Physical Activity Interventions: A guide for practitioners

Dugdill, L. & Stratton, G. Evaluating Sport and Physical Activity Interventions The guidance document on “Evaluating Sport and Physical Activity Interventions” is aimed at physical activity practitioners, managers and commissioners from Local Authorit ...

Guide to online tools for valuing physical activity, sport and obesity programmes

10.14655/743983-898720 Public Health England Guide to online tools for assessment There are a number of online tools published that help the user to perform calculations to make the case for investment in the promotion of physical activity and/or the prev ...

Evaluating community projects: A practical guide

Joseph Rowntree Foundation Evaluating community projects These guidelines were initially developed as part of the JRF Neighbourhood Programme. This programme is made up of 20 community or voluntary organisations all wanting to exercise a more strategic in ...

Exercise referral schemes to promote physical activity [PH54]

NICE Physical activity This guideline makes recommendations on exercise referral schemes to promote physical activity for people aged 19 and older. It updates and replaces recommendation 5 in Four commonly used methods to increase physical activity NICE g ...

Physical activity and the environment [PH8]

NICE Physical activity and the environment This guidance offers the first evidence-based recommendations on how to improve the physical environment to encourage physical activity. It is for NHS and other professionals who have responsibility for the built ...

The Magenta Book- Guidance for evaluation

HM Treasury Guidance for evaluation All policies, programmes and projects should be subject to comprehensive but proportionate evaluation, where practicable to do so. The Magenta Book is the recommended central government guidance on evaluation that sets ...

Excess winter deaths and morbidity and the health risks associated with cold homes

10.14655/105129-107388 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Death, Mortality, Winter, Climate, Housing, Cold home, Temperature The guideline is for commissioners, managers and health, social care and voluntary sector practitioners who ...

Maintaining a healthy weight and preventing excess weight gain among adults and children- NICE guidelines [NG7]

NICE Healthy weight, Weight mainenance, Coronary heart disease, Hypertension, Liver disease, Osteoarthritis,s troke, Type 2 diabetes This guideline makes recommendations on behaviours that may help people maintain a healthy weight or prevent excess weight ...

Mental health and behaviour in schools

Department of Education Pupil, Behaviour, Mental health needs This advice is for: schools It includes: how and when to refer to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) practical advice to support children with emotional and behavioural difficu ...

NICE: Physical activity and the environment. Evidence update 57

NICE Physical activity, Environment A summary of selected new evidence relevant to NICE public health guidance 8 ‘Physical activity and the environment’ (2008) Obesity Obesity https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/about-evidence-services/bulletins-and-alerts/eviden ...

Managing overweight and obesity in adults- lifestyle weight management services [PH53]

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Lifestyle, Weight management services, Adult, Overweight, Obese, Coronary heart disease This guideline makes recommendations on the provision of effective multi-component lifestyle weight manage ...

Behaviour change: Individual Approaches (PH 49)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Health-damaging behaviour, Lifestyle, Education This guidance makes recommendations on individual-level interventions aimed at changing health-damaging behaviours among people aged 16 or over. I ...

Body mass index thresholds for intervening to prevent ill health among black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Local authority, Partner organisation, Body mass index (BMI), Long-term medical condition This briefing summarises NICE's recommendations for local authorities and partner organisations on ...

Eating Well for a Healthy Pregnancy: A Practical Guide

First Steps Nutrition Trust Food, Nutrition, Pregnancy This guide provides general advice for health professionals to support all pregnant women about food, nutrition and pregnancy. It includes recipes and meal ideas and will hopefully sit alongside other ...

Making the Most of Healthy Start: A Practical Guide

First Steps Nutrition Trust Food, Nutrition This guide provides practical guidance for health professionals to use when supporting families eligible for Healthy Start food and vitamin vouchers. The report contains a range of simple, tested, cost effective ...

Planning Practice Guidance

10.14655/11971-749000 Public Health England (PHE) Built environment, Community, Infrastructure, Development The Department for Communities and Local Government has published National Planning Practice Guidance which recognises the importance of local infr ...

Myocardial Infarction- Secondary prevention (CG 172)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Secondary prevention, Primary care, Secondary care, Patients, Myocardial infarction, Heart attack This clinical guideline (published November 2013) updates and replaces NICE clinical guideline 4 ...

Managing overweight and obesity among children and young people: lifestyle weight management services (PH 47)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Overweight, Obesity, Children This guidance makes recommendations on lifestyle weight management (sometimes called tier 2) services for overweight and obese children and young people aged under ...

Systematic Reviews: CRD's Gudance for Undertaking Reviews in Health Care

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD) Guidance for conducting systematic reviews The methods and steps necessary to conduct a systematic review are presented in a core chapter (Chapter 1). Additional issues specific to reviews in more specialised top ...

Preventing obesity and helping people to manage their weight- Local Government Public Health Briefing

NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) Obesity This briefing summarises NICE's recommendations for local authorities and partner organisations on preventing people becoming overweight and obese and helping them to manage their weigh ...