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The impact of the cost-of-living crisis on population health in the UK: Rapid evidence review (2024)
Journal Article
Meadows, J., Montano, M., Alfar, A. J. K., Başkan, Ö. Y., De Brún, C., Hill, J., …Fernandes, G. S. (2024). The impact of the cost-of-living crisis on population health in the UK: Rapid evidence review. BMC Public Health, 24(1), Article 561. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-024-17940-0

Background: In the UK, unique and unforeseen factors, including COVID-19, Brexit, and Ukraine-Russia war, have resulted in an unprecedented cost of living crisis, creating a second health emergency. We present, one of the first rapid reviews with the... Read More about The impact of the cost-of-living crisis on population health in the UK: Rapid evidence review.

Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England (2020)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Marco, E., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (2022). Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England. Cities and Health, 6(2), 326-338. https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1736738

Architects can play a key role in the wider public health workforce, in ensuring building and urban design is health promoting. However, there is no requirement to teach health by architectural accreditation bodies across Europe. To evaluate the long... Read More about Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England.

Healthy buildings for a healthy city: Is the public health evidence base informing current building policies? (2020)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Prestwood, E., Marsh, R., Ige, J., Williams, B., Pilkington, P., …Michalec, A. (2020). Healthy buildings for a healthy city: Is the public health evidence base informing current building policies?. Science of the Total Environment, 719, Article 137146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137146

Research has demonstrated that housing quality is a key urban intervention in reducing health risks and improving climate resilience, addressing a key ambition of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Yet housing quality remains a problem... Read More about Healthy buildings for a healthy city: Is the public health evidence base informing current building policies?.

A guide to architecture for the public health workforce (2019)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (2020). A guide to architecture for the public health workforce. Public Health, 178, 120-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.09.013

Background Public health and environmental challenges facing the world in the 21st century, including the ageing population, increasing urbanisation, rise of non-communicable diseases and climate instability, require an interdisciplinary response.... Read More about A guide to architecture for the public health workforce.