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Health inequalities: A toolkit to support local conversations

10.14655/11971-782128 Public Health England (PHE) Health inequality, Public health   The National Conversation on Health Inequalities is a programme by Public Health England to start a conversation with the public about health inequalities and solutions t ...

Cochrane Summaries

Cochrane Collaboration Plain language, Medical research The Cochrane Summaries website aims to deliver the credible, accessible, and impartial information that patients and carers need to improve understanding and promote shared decision making. Cochrane& ...

Maximizing the Impacts of your Research: A Handbook for Social Scientists

LSE Publc Policy Group EVALUATION, GOOD PRACTICE, PUBLIC HEALTH METHODS, THEORY AND RESEARCH For the past year a team of academics based at the London School of Economics, the University of Leeds and Imperial College London have been working on the Impact ...

Health Inequalities Intervention Tool (2011)

The Health Inequalities Intervention Tool has been commissioned by the Department of Health through the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO). The tool is designed to assist commissioners in Spearhead Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) with their Loca ...

A Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Measurement Toolbox

Resources for measuring and monitoring coronary heart disease (CHD). The resources include work undertaken in each PHO, and signposts to other data sources, methods and expertise. South East Public Health Observatory (SEPHO) Heart disease Resources for me ...

Health Inequalities Intervention Toolkit

Enhanced Health Inequalities Intervention Toolkit â?" helping to address inequalities in life expectancy and infant mortality Allan Baker, Anne Scott, Justine Fitzpatrick, Raj Mehta Toolkit to assist evidence-based local service planning and commissi ...

Health Risks and Health Inequalities in Housing: an Assessment Tool

This tool is designed to assess the health risks of housing and the residential environment at the scale of a neighbourhood, housing stock or administrative area. For each health risk, the tool enables a judgement to be recorded about the level of health ...

Plain English Guidelines

National Adult Literacy Agency Guidelines on plain english writing A guide to plain english writing Knowledge Exchange Other Tools http://www.nala.ie/index.cfm/section/Publications/ext/plainenglish_guidelines/ © National Adult Literacy Agency 13 October 2 ...

Making a Difference: A Guide to Evaluating Public Participation in Central Government

Warburton, D., Wilson, R. and Rainbow, E CENTRAL GOVERNMENT, EVALUATION, GENERAL PUBLIC, HEALTH, POLICY FORMULATION Public engagement is now a central element in public policy-making. Activities range from major events such as the Your Health, Your Care, ...

Lost in Knowledge Translation: Time for a Map?

Graham, I., Logan,,J., Harrison,M., Straus, S., Trtroe, J., Caswell, W., & Robinson, N Knowledge exchange There is confusion and misunderstanding about the concepts of knowledge translation, knowledge transfer, knowledge exchange, research utilization ...

Knowledge Networks and Communities of Practice

Allee, V Knowledge management initiatives Knowledge and learning have become the new strategic imperative of organizations. Recent surveys by The Conference Board and the American Management Association show that at least one-half of U.S. companies, and u ...

Improving the Reporting of Public Intervention Research: Advancing Trend and Consort

Armstrong, R., Waters, E., Moore, L., Riggs, E., Cuervo, L.G., Lumbiganon, P., and Hawe, P DECISION MAKING, EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE, PUBLIC HEALTH Evidence-based public health decision-making depends on high quality and transparent accounts of what interv ...

How to Change Practice: Understand, identify and Overcome barriers to change

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Patient care This guide aims to improve patient care by giving practical advice on how to encourage healthcare professionals and managers to change their practice in line with the latest guidanc ...

Getting Evidence into Practice in Public Health, Health Development Agency.

Kelly, M. P., Speller, V., and Meyrick, J EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE, PUBLIC HEALTH This publication describes how the Health Development Agency (HDA) has established systems and protocols to develop the evidence base in public health and to produce guidance ...

Communities of Practice: A Brief Introduction

Wenger, E Learning, Education, Knowledge Communities of practice are formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor: a tribe learning to survive, a band of artists seeking new forms of expression, a gr ...

Communicating about Risk to Public Health: Pointers to Good Practice

Department of Health BEST PRACTICE, COMMUNICATION, DECISION MAKING, PUBLIC HEALTH Communicating about risks to public health can be of vital importance in many different contexts, in government, the NHS, local authorities, and the private and voluntary se ...

Collaborative Work in Public Health? Reflections on the Experience of Public Health Networks

Mallinson, S., Popay, J., and Kowarzik, U. AIDS, BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH, HIV INFECTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, SOCIAL POLICY This paper aims to stimulate critical reflection and debate on the future development of multidisciplinary and collaborative public health prac ...

100 Banned Words

Local Government Associalion (LGA) Communication, English, Language National Plain English Day was 11 December 2007. To mark the occasion, the Local Government Association (LGA) published a list of 100 words that public bodies should not use if they want ...