We focus on four complex health issues more prevalent in urban areas
With the Social Progress Imperative, we've developed the first neighbourhood level, health-focused social progress index of its kind.
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Multiple long-term conditions
At Impact on Urban Health we know that our mental, physical and financial health are all connected. Our new partnership with the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) explores how better debt advice can improve the health of people struggling with the cost of living.
Mental, physical, and financial health are deeply connected. We wanted to find out if available apps are helpful to residents of Lambeth and Southwark, especially those with health problems. This is one of the few studies on Open Banking conducted with people on low incomes.
Terry-Ann Mendes explores the brilliant policy work of our partner, Liminal Space.
Economic figures are moving in the right direction; but they only scratch the surface of what’s happening in deprived communities.
In this guest blog, Damon Gibbons, Executive Director of Centre for Responsible Credit, reflects on the complex reasons why tailored support for people struggling with their finances is needed now more than ever.
Responsibility for health goes beyond our personal choices and circumstances. The services we use also play a role.
Our Programme Director for multiple long-term conditions, Barbara Reichwein, talks about the real 'cost of surviving' crisis people are facing and how we're addressing this in our work.
On World Sleep Day, we reflect on the ways that working night shifts can affect health, and the innovative work our partners are doing to ensure shift workers get the support they need.
The State of Health and Care 2022 report exposes the significant changes needed to get the NHS on track. Our Programme Director for multiple long-term conditions, Barbara Reichwein, argues that this needs to start with supporting the health of the NHS workforce.
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