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Background: Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) commissioned a set of Health Equity profiles, one for each of their seven Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening programmes, and a summary of the profiles of each of these two programmes across Greater...Read more

Three inner London boroughs’ programme for long acting reversible contraception (LARC) - family and sexual health services 

Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and City of Westminster

A high cost low...Read more

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 transfer in April 2013 of much public health work in England from the NHS to local authorities resulted in considerable change of priorities and relationships.  One aspect of this change was the decision by Lambeth and Southwark Councils to run a shared...Read more

Suffolk is a relatively wealthy county, with areas of deprivation in some town centres and rural areas. The rural population is older than in urban areas due to the younger population moving towards urban centres for education and job opportunities.

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Estimates show that Suffolk has population of about 1500 Gypsies and Travellers and 1200 Romas. These communities have a history of suffering racism and discrimination. They have poor life expectancy and an attitude of fatalism to health and healthcare....Read more

It is well known that homeless people have worse health, suffer discrimination and have poor access to services.

What was the problem?
PHAST was commissioned by Suffolk County council to consider the means by which homelessness...Read more

Ipswich is designated as a dispersal centre for asylum seekers and refugees by the Home Office. The Asylum seekers and refugees have specific needs that require appropriate services.

What was the problem?
PHAST was commissioned...Read more

The Buckinghamshire Public Health Team commissioned PHAST to carry out five reviews of the evidence base to inform their future work.

What was the problem?
PHAST was asked to review approaches to engage men in preventive health...Read more


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The Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST) is a Community Interest Company that can call on over 100 qualified, experienced public health professionals (Associates).

Our Associates provide high quality, innovative, rapid results in consultancy, training, interim staff, and deliver projects related to public health, commissioning, administration and delivery.

PHAST is 10 years old !! PHAST was created as a Community Interest...
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