These essays highlight a number of themes, including the value of taking a place-based approach to population health, the need for specific action on health inequalities, the importance of working closely with communities and the potential to use new places
This publication shares learning from the Healthy New Towns demonstrator sites on how to develop health services that help prevent ill health and provide integrated care when it is needed. It includes broader lessons for local areas to consider when
This document outlines how to design, deliver and manage healthy places by using case studies, checklists and simple explanations which will help professionals working across planning, health and development to come together in partnership to create healthy places.
The process of healthy place-making requires considerable leadership and collaboration. Each place is different and must be thoroughly understood with communities involved and empowered from the earliest opportunity. This document shares learning from the Healthy New Towns programme demonstrator sites
This publication, the first in the series, provides an introduction to, and summary of, what has been learned. The programme worked with 10 ‘demonstrator sites’ chosen in March 2016 from over 100 applicants to help do this. These developments ranged
Health Care Without Harm report suggesting if the global health care sector were a country it would be the fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter on the planet. The report finds health care’s footprint is equivalent to 4.4 per cent of global
Report exploring how food systems can combine diet-related health with environmental and economic policy goals. It builds on considerable earlier work by analysing the connections between different policy goals and between policy goals and food systems. Through this process, the
Report about the air quality in the area surrounding Grenfell Tower. The report contains data tables, graphs, an explanation of the data and photos of monitoring equipment.
This toolkit will help local authorities make informed decisions on water fluoridation and the process to follow should they wish to implement, vary or terminate a scheme. Water fluoridation is one of a range of safe and effective measures to
Centre for Progressive Policy report argues that a radical change of direction is required and focuses on how to develop and deliver a social model of health. It claims that the greatest socioeconomic challenges of our time, from poor-quality housing
World Health Organization report outlining the magnitude of environmental health inequalities within countries through 19 inequality indicators on urban, housing and working conditions, basic services and injuries. Inequalities in risks and outcomes occur in all countries in the WHO European Region,
Environmental public health tracking (EPHT) is the use of public health information to support management of environmental and other hazards. The specific role of EPHT is to collect, collate and analyse environmental health data to inform interventions to reduce the burden
Sets out the actions required across all parts of government and society to improve air quality. The strategy sets out how the UK will: protect the nation’s health; protect the environment; secure clean growth and innovation; reduce emissions from transport,
This report gives an in-depth analysis of Public Health England’s carbon footprint, particularly in relation to utility use, the production and management of waste and the business travel we undertake. It also highlights the progress they are making on sustainability inside the
Evaluation of the results of international intercomparisons of passive radon detectors carried out in 2016. Radon is the largest and most variable contributor of radiation dose to the general population and this report (PHE–CRCE-042) considers the results for the intercomparison carried
Occupancy factors are an important element in assessing the exposure from indoor radon in UK homes. This document details: methods used in the review time spent at home by different population groups a discussion of the results Six population groups were