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Useful links

Reports by Solutions for Public Health:
Understanding diagnostic delays in Crohn’s and Colitis: an evidence review for Crohn’s and Colitis UK, March 2022

The purpose of this evidence review is to help develop an understanding of where and why diagnostic delays occur in Crohn’s and Colitis and to gain insights from how delays in diagnosis have been tackled in other comparative diseases which might help to address diagnostic delay issues in inflammatory bowel disease

Anticipatory Care Resources
SPH worked with NHSEI Ageing Well Team and stakeholders to develop a number of resources related to anticipatory care.  We hope they will be useful for local teams delivering and evaluating anticipatory care programmes.

International Cardiovascular Disease Prevention case studies

The BHF and Public Health England commissioned SPH 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.


A list of links we like

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

Health Careers:

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