Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy

Meta-synthesis of findings from evaluations and qualitative interviews of work involving community food and its impact on mental health and wellbeing

Improving mental health and diet are important components of the public health agenda in the UK. Community organisations have an important role to play in promoting mental health and wellbeing, and a number of community-based food projects are specifically designed to address this issue. However, impact assessment for such projects is difficult, and in-depth, high-quality …

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Evaluation of CHANGES Eat Well – Keep Well programme

In 2012-13 CFHS supported CHANGES Community Health Project to carry out a stage one evaluation of its Eat Well- Keep Active programme, as part of its work on the impact of food work on mental health and wellbeing. The evaluation was carried out by SCPHRP (Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy) and concludes that,  …

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