Knowledge Strategy: the Power of Information and Public Health (PHE / NICE)

Summary

Public Health England (PHE)’s “Harnessing the power of information to improve the public’s health” report explains PHE’s strategic approach to knowledge and information and opens a public consultation which closes on November 8th 2013.

“Public Health England (PHE) is the strategic leader for public health informatics in England”.

Read more: Knowledge strategy: harnessing the power of information to improve the public’s health. Public Health England.

Reference

Knowledge strategy: harnessing the power of information to improve the public’s health. London: Public Health England, October 9th 2013.

Priorities include:

  1. Priority 1: Understanding and meeting the needs of users, particularly local government and local NHS.
  2. Priority 2: Assessing priorities for the support, conduct and translation of public health research.
  3. Priority 3: Working collaboratively to build and manage linked datasets which are safe and available for use.
  4. Priority 4: Bridging the current gap in the translation of knowledge into action.
  5. Priority 5: Building and developing health intelligence networks.
  6. Priority 6: Extending the use of surveillance to inform health responses.
  7. Priority 7: Connecting people to share experience.
  8. Priority 8: Developing a web portal to report and providing access to information and evidence.

Full Text Link

Reference

Freed, J. Rashbass, J. [and] Organ, S. [et al] (2013). Knowledge strategy: harnessing the power of information to improve the public’s health. London: Public Health England, October 9th 2013. PHE Publications Gateway Number: 2013236.

See also:

Public Health England Bulletin (October 2013)

Full Text Link

Reference

The Public Health England Bulletin. London: Public Health England, October 28th 2013.

Assessment of Which Public Health Interventions Offer Value for Money (NICE)

The following National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) briefing tackles the problem of how to assess, from the available evidence, which public health interventions are likely to offer value for money in the long-run.

Full Text Link

Reference

Judging whether public health interventions offer value for money. London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, September 2013.

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