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Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Inequality, Inequalities, Wellbeing, good practice This guideline covers community engagement approaches to reduce health inequalities, ensure health and wellbeing initiatives are effective and help ...

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 ...

National Guidelines on Accessible Health and Social Care Services- A guidance document for staff on the provision of accessible services for all

HSE in partnership with the National Disability Authority Accessible services, Disability, Health Care The HSE published new guidelines giving practical guidance to all health and social care staff on how they can provide accessible services to patients a ...

Racial Equality in Health- Good Practice Guide- Consultation Document (PDF 261KB)

10.14655/799178-801485 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Reports and Consultation Documents This good practice guide has been produced by the Equity Commission for Northern Ireland in ...

Tobacco and inequities- Guidance for addressing inequities in tobacco-related harm

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Policies to reduce inequities in tobacco-related harm This policy guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design and implementation of policies to reduce inequities in toba ...

Alcohol and inequities- Guidance for addressing inequities in alcohol-related harm

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Alcohol consumption, Alcohol-related harm This policy guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design and implementation of policies to reduce inequities in alcohol-related ...

Obesity and inequities- Guidance for addressing inequities in overweight and obesity

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Obesity and weight management This policy guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design, implementation and evaluation of interventions and policies to reduce inequities i ...

Injuries and inequities- Guidance for addressing inequities in unintentional injuries

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Accidental injuries This policy guidance aims to support national, regional and local policy-makers in Europe to prepare, implement and follow up policy actions and interventions to reduce inequi ...

The equity action spectrum: taking a comprehensive approach

World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Office for Europe Guidance for addressing inequalities in health This guidance aims to support European policy-makers to improve the design and iplementation of policies to reduce inequities in health. It brings t ...

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 ...

Well-Being in Post-Primary Schools: Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention

Department of Education and Skills, Health Service Executive and Department of Health Health Promoting positive mental health and well-being of young people Post-primary schools have a unique role to play in supporting the positive mental health and well- ...

Health Issues in Planning: Best Practice Guidance

Mayor of London BUILT ENVIRONMENT, EDUCATION, GOOD PRACTICE, HOUSING, INEQUALITY, PLANNING, TRANSPORT There is an important link between how places are planned and developments delivered and the health of the communities who live in them. The new planning ...

Better Together: A Guide for People in the Health Service on how you can help to Build more Cohesive Communities

Institute of Community Cohesion Community cohesion Many communities in Britain, as in other countries, are experiencing rapid change. Traditional industries have been replaced by new types of employment; women play a much more active role in the workforce ...

Environmental burden of disease associated with inadequate housing

World Health Organization (WHO) ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, HEALTH STATUS, HOUSING STANDARD, RISK ASSESSMENT, RISK FACTOR This guide describes how to estimate the disease burden caused by inadequate housing conditions for the WHO European Region as well as for ...

Health Equity and Financial Protection- Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software

Wagstaff, A., Bilger, M., Sajaia, Z. and Lokshin, M. DATA ANALYSIS, ECONOMIC FACTOR, HEALTH INEQUALITY, HOUSEHOLD, QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH, QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH This book provides a step-by-step guide to the use of ADePT for the quantitative analysis of eq ...

Good Practice Guides: Reducing young people's drinking

Actions to tackle health inequalities demand the efforts of government, statutory organisations, and community, voluntary and private sectors. This Good Practice Guide to reducing young peopleâ?Ts drinking is one of a series designed to capture informatio ...

Good Practice Guides

This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. It is recognised ...

Implementation plan for reducing health inequalities in infant mortality: A good practice guide

The publication shows how to narrow the health inequalities gap in infant mortality by looking at current examples of best practice. 10.14655/6744-29324 Department of Health review of the health inequalities infant mortality PSA target The publication sho ...

Improving Health and Reducing Inequalities: A Practical Guide to Health Impact Assessment

(WHIASU) A basic guide to conducting a HIA 10.14655/6744-28984 Welsh Health Impact Assessment Support Unit Health Impact Assessment (WHIASU) A basic guide to conducting a HIA.   1. Health impact assessment is a tool that can help organisations to assess t ...

Equality Impact Assessment: How to Reduce the Risk of Seasonal Excess Deaths Systematically in Vulnerable Older People to Impact at Population Level

Smithies, J., Health Inequalities National Support Team CLIMATE, CLIMATE CHANGE, FUEL POVERTY, MORTALITY, OLDER PEOPLE, VULNERABLE GROUP, WELLBEING This 'how to' guide is part of a resource pack 'redoubling efforts to achieve the 2010 natio ...