Local government and the NHS have important roles in building confident and connected communities as part of efforts to improve health and reduce inequalities.
The project ‘Working with communities: empowerment evidence and learning’ was initiated jointly by PHE and NHS England to draw together and disseminate research and learning on community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing.
This report presents the work undertaken in phase 1 of the project, and provides a guide to the:
- case for change
- varieties of approach that have been tried and tested
- sources of evidence