Archive of: 2018

New Public Health England Commissioning Guidance

Whilst we have always wanted ASSIST to reach the largest number of young people in the most cost effective way, two things have changed since our licensing model was first introduced:  smoking rates have fallen, which is excellent news, while public health budgets have been slashed – which is not good news!

Most of our customers are not able to offer...

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Another End of Year Success Story

Collating the end of year figures for ASSIST always fills us with a sense of pride. The hard work, commitment and financial investment of our customers to improve the health of young people in their local authorities reinforces the importance of evidence based prevention programmes.

During the academic year 2017-2018, 73 schools in the UK and France have taken part, with 10,752 students...

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Chris Mould new Chair of Evidence to Impact

The team and Board of Directors were delighted to welcome Chris Mould as the new Chair of Evidence to Impact.

Chris is a former CEO of an NHS Trust, and was recently the Executive Chair of the Trussell Trust, the pioneering charity that established the Food Bank model in communities across the UK.  He is also an active trustee and director...

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ASSIST Smoking Prevention Programme

The ASSIST smoking prevention intervention for 12-13-year olds, based on research conducted over 20 years by Professors Rhona Campbell and Laurence Moore, has now been rolled out in parts of Paris and northern France with a target of delivering to 12 schools this academic year.

During the last academic year, the total ASSIST rollout saw a further 73 schools deliver ASSIST...

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New ASSIST Licensing Model Introduced

Evidence to Impact (EI) is now able to offer Local Authorities and NHS Trusts a 'per-school' licensing option.   This provides an alternative option to the county or city-wide models which are not always affordable for many local authorities at a time when public health budgets are under great pressure.

Director of Services Sally Good said "smoking rates across the UK are...

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New R&D Collaborations with Three Universities

Evidence to Impact is pleased to announce new small-scale R&D collaborations with three new Universities, as well as new projects with academics from the University of Bristol to support them to maximise the impact of their research.

Evidence to Impact is currently supporting research groups at the University of Lancaster, University of Glasgow and University of Stirling on active public-health research...

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