International Cardiovascular Disease Prevention case studies
The BHF and Public Health England commissioned Solutions for Public Health to produce a report identifying successful cardiovascular disease prevention programmes from around the world.
The report, International Cardiovascular Disease Prevention case studies, outlines ten case studies that illustrate approaches that may be applicable and effective within the UK.
Thames Valley Diagnostic Cancer Pathways – Trend Data
Thames Valley Strategic Clinical Network commissioned SPH to identify areas of improvement required across the diagnostic cancer pathways and model future demand and capacity requirements in five cancer specialties. This report is one of a number of outputs from the project and focusses on analysis of nationally available data for Thames Valley provider trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups.
Healthcare Public Health Sustainability and Capability report – Professional Workforce Development
Public Health England commissioned an independent report from SPH to look at the sustainability and capability of the Health Care Public Health function across England. The report makes recommendations about how the HCPH capabilities of specialty trainees, consultants and practitioners might be strengthened in the context of increasingly complex and varied models of health care commissioning and delivery across England.
A list of links we like
An Introduction to Evaluation: A Short Guide for Health and Social Care Staff
Produced by the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) Putting into Practice Team, to assist healthcare professionals understand evaluation, including practical examples from a Solutions for Public Health project
Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP):
Critical Appraisal Skills enable you to assess the trustworthiness, relevance and results of published papers so that you can decide if they are believable and useful
A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science – Infographic by Compound Interest
Key things to look out for to help evaluate the evidence behind a scientific claim
NICE public health guidelines:
NICE guidelines are evidence-based recommendations for health and care in England
PHE data and analysis tools:
This provides a single point of access to data and analysis tools from across Public Health England
Resource for careers, skills and training
James Lind Library:
Illustrating the development of fair tests of treatments in health care
UK National Screening Committee:
Details of population screening programmes in the UK