Tag: public health

LARIA North East 1 October 2018 Networking Event

The third LARIA North East Networking event was well-attended, with 15 attendees and four presenters. Held at Darlington Town Hall (thanks to Zoe Foster and Darlington Borough Council for providing the venue), we enjoyed a mixture of presentations on information …

LARIA North East Networking Event October 2018

The latest LARIA networking event for local area and social researchers in the North East will take place on 1 October 2018, 1-4.30pm Darlington Town Hall. We’ll be finding out more about:

using behavioural insight in local government from With…

Public Health Information Analyst OCC2536995

Salary Range:  £25,951 – £28,485 per annum

Work Location:   County Hall, Oxford

Hours per week:   37

Contract Type:   Permanent

Keeping the population of Oxfordshire healthy and active is a priority at Oxfordshire County Council. The Public Health Team works hard …

Public Health Research & Evaluation Manager

Are you looking for more variety? A job working on the practical, cutting edge, topical issues of the day, and making a real difference in the fields of research and evaluation?

M·E·L Research is a national centre for excellence in …

UPDATE: Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England survey consultation – outcomes published

Outcomes from the Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People (SDD) survey consultation exercise have now been published.

The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have been reviewing the format and content of the SDD survey and ran …

Smoking Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England survey

The Smoking Drinking and Drug Use Survey Among Young People in England (SDD) is commissioned and managed by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). The survey is the national source of information in England on smoking, drinking and …

Call for Input: Health of the Public 2040

LARIA members are invited to respond to a ‘call for input’ informing the Academy of Medical Sciences’ working group project entitled ‘Health of the public in 2040.’

 The project aims to help secure future wellbeing by better understanding the factors …

Update from the South East Public Health Information Group

The South East Public Health Information Group (SEPHIG) is a network of Public Health information and intelligence professionals working across the South East.  SEPHIG meetings are co-ordinated by the Public Health England (PHE) Knowledge and Intelligence Team for the South …

GIS and Public Health – Mapping Public Health Service Provision

By Andrew Fitzpatrick, Geographic Research and Information Officer, Kirklees Council

From April 2013, Local Authorities gained responsibility for commissioning key public health services through primary care providers (GPs and pharmacies).  Such services include smoking cessation, alcohol identification and brief advice …

Public Health knowledge and intelligence workforce

The Centre for Workforce Intelligence was commissioned by Public Health England (PHE) in partnership with Health Education England and the Department of Health to build a clearer understanding of the location, number, functions, skills and competences of the public health …

Video: What is LARIA & the role of local researchers?

At a recent talk at Imperial College Neil Wholey, Chair of LARIA, spoke about LARIA and the role of local researchers. It was a lunchtime session for postgraduate students and covered some of the work LARIA has been doing with …

LARIA and Public Health England (PHE) Collaborative Project

In recognition of the importance of the formal transfer of the public health function and, by extension, public health intelligence teams, from the NHS to local government from 1st April 2013, members of the LARIA Council held an informal meeting …

RIBA: City Health Check

This research from The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) explores the link between the quality of public spaces and health and wellbeing, highlighting the potential role of design in combating major public health problems and delivering significant NHS savings.…

Award Winner 2013: Developing Healthy Eating in Young Children

LARIA Research Impact Award 2013: Best use of health research 2013 sponsored by Centre for Health Informatics (CHI)

Food Dudes Health Social Enterprise, partnered with Public Health Walsall MBC and Bangor University

The Food-Dudes Early Years Programme effectively combats obesity …