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Designing healthier neighbourhoods: A systematic review of the impact of the neighbourhood design on health and wellbeing (2020)
Journal Article
Ige-Elegbede, J., Pilkington, P., Orme, J., Williams, B., Prestwood, E., Black, D., & Carmichael, L. (in press). Designing healthier neighbourhoods: A systematic review of the impact of the neighbourhood design on health and wellbeing. Cities and Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1799173

Several studies have investigated the impact of neighbourhood design on health and wellbeing, yet there are limited reviews investigating the quality of the evidence and the most effective interventions at a population level. This systematic review a... Read More about Designing healthier neighbourhoods: A systematic review of the impact of the neighbourhood design on health and wellbeing.

Exploring the views of planners and public health practitioners on integrating health evidence into spatial planning in England: a mixed-methods study (2020)
Journal Article
Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Mindell, J., Chang, M., …Petrokofsky, C. (in press). Exploring the views of planners and public health practitioners on integrating health evidence into spatial planning in England: a mixed-methods study. Journal of Public Health, https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdaa055

Background: This study explored barriers and facilitators to integrating health evidence into spatial planning at local authority levels and examined the awareness and use of the Public Health England Spatial Planning for Health resource. Methods:... Read More about Exploring the views of planners and public health practitioners on integrating health evidence into spatial planning in England: a mixed-methods study.

Engaging a wider public health workforce: Bringing public health into architecture education (2020)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Marco, E., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (in press). Engaging a wider public health workforce: Bringing public health into architecture education. Cities and Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1736738

Background 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. Objective To evalua... Read More about Engaging a wider public health workforce: Bringing public health into architecture education.

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, 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?.