Research and analysis

Health and wellbeing: a guide to community-centred approaches

This guide outlines a ‘family of approaches’ for evidence-based community-centred approaches to health and wellbeing.

Documents

A guide to community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing: full report

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A guide to community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing: briefing

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Details

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
  • concepts
  • varieties of approach that have been tried and tested
  • sources of evidence
Published 11 February 2015