SIPHER aims to help policy teams with different priorities work together to reduce health inequalities. In this blog, I argue that the selection and framing of evidence could be an […]
Finding the best solution to complex social issues like health is a constant challenge for government at all levels. In this blog, I will be sharing insights into some exciting […]
In March 2023, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) agreed an historic Trailblazer Devolution deal with the UK Government. Granted new powers and with ambitions focused on tackling regional inequalities, I […]
Integrating Evidence and Public Engagement in Policy Work: An empirical examination of three UK policy organisations
by Clementine Hill O’Connor, Katherine Smith & Ellen Stewart. This blog was first published in the Policy and Politics Journal Blog. Balancing evidence with public preferences – a pressing policy […]
The forthcoming autumn budget represents an opportunity to firmly establish the importance of good population health for the UK economy.
Are the policy initiatives in the White Paper likely to make an impact on the deeply unfair inequalities in health outcomes that blight life in the UK?
We want public policies to improve people’s wellbeing and reduce inequalities in wellbeing. But how do we measure “wellbeing”?
SIPHER’s Workstrand 6 (WS6) is all about understanding how members of the public value different policy outcomes.
Ever since the concept of inclusive growth (or more commonly now, inclusive economy) started to gain traction in the UK, policy makers and analysts have been grappling with challenges of measurement.
By Mary Gogarty Mary Gogarty writes about her experience working as an Embedded Researcher for SIPHER in the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. This blog post (first published on the Social […]