Impact on public health practice & policy

Shrinking fish and chips for healthier portion sizes

Fuse researchers funded by the NIHR School for Public Health Research explored how working with a wholesale supplier could encourage fish and chip shops to offer smaller portion sizes to customers, in a bid to combat obesity.

Last modified: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 10:57:42 GMT

babyClear©: supporting pregnant women to quit smoking

Fuse's evaluation of babyClear©, funded by the NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR), revealed that the programme almost doubled the number of pregnant women who quit smoking.

Last modified: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 01:06:12 GMT

Drink Less app: reducing alcohol use

Digital health intervention, developed through the NIHR SPHR, provides evidence-informed techniques to help cut down on alcohol and is used by people to change their behaviour and as a preventative tool.

Last modified: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:50:06 GMT

Ways to Wellness: study of the impact of a social prescribing intervention

Funding from the NIHR School for Public Health Research developed partnerships and research capacity, leading to further successful grant applications into health inequalities research and a PhD studentship.

Last modified: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 22:27:39 GMT

Putting local authority food data on the map

How effective are local planning restrictions at improving health or reducing health inequalities?

Last modified: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:26:34 GMT

Equal England: collaborative research on health inequalities

Fuse led network in the NIHR School for Public Health Research building a national community that shares a common interest in addressing health and social inequalities.

Last modified: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 13:35:01 GMT

How do Citizens Advice services improve people’s health?

While it is established that welfare advice services improve people’s financial position, understanding their potential health impact has proved more difficult.

Last modified: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 13:18:21 GMT

Shifting the Gravity of Spending

Researching Priority-setting Tools for Public Health Investment and Disinvestment Decisions.

Last modified: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 12:38:57 BST