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Health and Well-being


Promoting improvements in the nation’s health and addressing health inequalities is a major cross-cutting policy agenda that requires collaborative working between a range of different organisations in the public and not for profit sectors. Hexagon Research and Consulting has worked with a number of agencies and partnerships to help them evaluate the health impact of their activities and services. For example, we were part of a team that worked on a major project for COSLA examining how local authorities can maximize their contribution to securing health improvement and addressing health inequalities.

Improving mental health wellbeing is one of the Scottish Executive’s health priorities. Hexagon Research and Consulting has gained valuable experience in this important area of work and has contributed to the National Programme for Mental Health and Wellbeing by evaluating a number of new initiatives and developing an online toolkit of resources for Choose Life.

For further information about this area of work contact Robert Stevenson on 0131 221 5212 or e:mail robert@hexagonresearch.co.uk

Recent or current projects in this area include:

NHS Health Scotland
Evaluation of the Impact of Scotland's Mental Health First Aid Training Initiative


Scotttish Executive
Evaluation of Free Personal Care


Bradford Health
Health and Equalities Research


Scottish Development Centre for Mental Health
Evaluation and Impact Assessment of Mental Health Improvement Plus Training Courses


Choose Life
Creating the Choose Life Toolkit


COSLA
Analysis of Local Authority Contribution to Health Improvement


NHS Health Scotland
Evaluation of Mental Health Awareness Training


Greater Glasgow NHS
Evaluation of Stigma Training




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