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Yorkshire Health Study

The Yorkshire Health Study aims to help improve the health of people of Yorkshire. The study started in 2010 in South Yorkshire. So far more than 27,802 adults have filled in our Health Questionnaires. These Health Questionnaires are providing important up to date information about the health of people in Yorkshire, and how people in […]

Winter Warmth Toolkit

Planning and preparing is essential to keep our communities safe and well. This website will provide you with information, statistics and communication resources to help your organisation ensure that vulnerable people stay safe, well and warm during the winter. To access these free resources, log in or create an account. Please click here to view the […]

Understandings related to consanguineous marriage and genetic risk: Findings from a community level consultation exercise in Sheffield and Rotherham

Research suggests that many people in the UK at risk of recessive conditions linked to consanguinity have poor or no understanding on which to make informed decisions and commonly have little or no contact with genetics services (Darr, 1999). Recent years have seen growing recognition among health and social care practitioners, service commissioners, as well […]

The health effects of welfare rights advice and welfare benefits: a critical review

This paper reports a further review of evidence from 2006 to 2010. The evidence continue strongly to show financial benefits, less strongly, mental health benefits, and very weakly, physical benefits. For those commissioning health care there is sufficient evidence to justify consideration of the intervention for those likely to be under-claiming or not claiming benefits.  Those undertaking research into […]

New tools for helping care for people with Long Term Conditions

 Click here to view the full website. The handbooks, which can be accessed online, are aimed at supporting commissioners and practitioners in planning services for people with long term conditions (LTCs), in order to achieve more effective, personalised care. Please click here to view the handbooks. The guides cover three key areas: identifying people in […]