PHAST is presenting a poster on community models to tackle the problem of Hepatitis C Virus which is a silent disease that can lead to serious conditions such as liver cancer.
In England about 160,000 people are living with HCV. Acquisition through...Read more
A training project was commissioned by a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on behalf of the four CCGs and local authorities in South London. The aim of the training project was to deliver on the ambition for early identification of mental health problems...Read more
The number of cancer deaths in elderly people in the UK is higher than in other countries. The National Cancer Equality Initiative produced a report which highlighted the importance of reducing inequalities in access to cancer treatment in the older population....Read more
A 2008 a literature review undertaken by the University of Warwick and the University of West of England underlined the lack of research and resources in quality-of-life End of Life Care (EoLC).
What was the problem?
East of England Strategic Health Authority...Read more
Following publication of its communication, ‘Solidarity in Health: Reducing Health Inequalities in the EU’, in 2010, the European Commission initiated a three year Joint Action on Health Inequalities - Equity Action (EA). The programme began in February 2011 and ended in February 2014. Its aims were to identify what works in promoting effective action on the underlying causes of socio- economic health inequalities and to apply learning across the EU through the engagement of 16 Member States and 24 partners.Read more
Allocation of NHS resources to geographic areas aims to provide a fair share based on consideration of population health care needs and variations in the cost of providing services.
Controversies frequently arise when stakeholders believe that resources...Read more
PHAST was commissioned by the National Social Marketing Centre (NSMC) to undertake a process evaluation of their three-year Learning Demonstration Sites scheme, following its completion in March 2010. PHAST's findings and recommendations can be found in the Project Report published by The NSMC...Read more