Insights

Explore what we’re learning about improving health in cities.

Multiple long-term conditions

Older woman with a crutch crossing the road and pulling a trolley
Barbara Reichwein
Barbara Reichwein
Programme Director (maternity leave)
Opinion
25 Feb 2020

Ten years on from the Marmot Review

Over the past decade, very little has progressed at a national scale to reduce inequality. We discuss why these health inequalities are not inevitable.

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Childhood obesity

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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
24 Feb 2020

UK product profile

An assessment of the nutritional quality of approximately 50% of packaged foods and beverages sold in the UK in 2016 and their suitability to be marketed to children

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Childhood obesity

Drinks cabinet in a convenience store
Jessica Attard
Jessica Attard
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
20 Feb 2020

Making convenience stores healthier

Sharing what we’ve learnt from our local pilot in Southwark where we introduced small changes to nudge consumers towards healthier options.

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Multiple long-term conditions

People crossing the street
Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
31 Jan 2020

Helping people with long-term conditions access work

Having a low or no income can contribute to poor health, so we've set up two partnerships to remove barriers to meaningful employment.

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Childhood obesity

Young people outside chicken shop
Jessica Attard
Jessica Attard
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
10 Jan 2020

Learning from London’s Foodscape

We studied how the built environment shapes how young people eat, and explore the need for transforming transit stops and creating new civic spaces for young people.

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Childhood obesity

Girl on swing
Jessica Attard
Jessica Attard
Portfolio Manager
Opinion
13 Dec 2019

Collaborating for the future to improve children’s health

We're partnering and collaborating with food retailers and manufacturers to improve local food retail environments.

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Childhood obesity

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Reports
10 Dec 2019

Understanding Southwark’s food experience

Food systems and public life insight report

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Multiple long-term conditions

Man with walking stick on a bench
Sham Rajyaguru
Sham Rajyaguru
Communications Manager
Latest updates
15 Nov 2019

Seven new projects explore long-term conditions

We're researching why working-age people progress - sometimes rapidly - from one health condition to many and how this can be slowed down.

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Adolescent mental health

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Reports
06 Nov 2019

A descriptive analysis of adolescent mental health in Lambeth and Southwark

Review of key measures relating to adolescent mental health

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