Healthy High Streets - Good place-making in an urban setting - a new report by Sorcha Daly and Jessica Allen for Public Health England (PHE), focussing on the following approaches that have been shown to have direct and indirect impacts on health:
- High street diversity
- Green and blue infrastructure
- Traffic calming
- Street furniture
- Crime prevention and security
Voluntary Sector Action on the Social Determinants of Health is a new evidence review by IHE, commissioned by the Health Foundation and developed in collaboration with New Philanthropy Capital (NPC).
The report is designed to help charities, with no exisiting health focus, to understand the evidence about how their social interventions improve people’s health. Read the full report via this link.
Psychosocial pathways and health outcomes: Informing action on health inequalities
This new PHE report by Dr Ruth Bell highlights current evidence that exists about the relationships between social determinants, psychosocial factors and health outcomes. It also provides a conceptual framework that focuses on the psychosocial pathway.
Michael Marmot: The UK’s current health problems should be treated with urgency
Michael Marmot discusses why he’s calling for Jeremy Hunt to address urgent health problems in the UK in a recent article or BMJ.