Sheffield researchers lead new SIPHER consortium to drive policy reform and tackle health inequalities

A new national public health research consortium, co-led by Professor Petra Meier from ScHARR, is set to drive policy reform in order to tackle inequalities and improve the population’s health. The innovative SIPHER consortium – a new centre for Systems science In Public Health Economic Research – will provide evidence to support cost-effective action across…

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Tackling Obesity in Secure Mental Health Settings

One of the first MRC funded “Proximity to Discovery” to be awarded in the Faculty involves collaborative work between ScHARR and Public Health England to explore ways of addressing a growing problem in specialised settings. People with severe mental illness are at increased risk of obesity, compared to the demographically matched population. Rates of obesity…

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