Public Health England (PHE) has investigated the extent to which the behavioural and social sciences might be applied to reduce health inequalities and improve population health and wellbeing.
“The strategy was developed in partnership with the Association of Directors of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Behavioural Science and Public Health Network, and the Local Government Association”.
Improving people’s health: applying behavioural and social sciences to improve population health and wellbeing in England. London: Public Health England, September / October 2018. PHE Publication Gateway Reference No. 2018478.
Possibly of interest:
Wheeler, B. (2018). Are we living in a ‘nanny state’? London: BBC Health / Politics News, October 11th 2018.
The Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, weighs in:
Tax junk food high in sugar and salt, says top doctor. London: BBC Health News, December 21st 2018.