Community and practitioner research priority setting for happy and healthy children – Yorkshire and Humber


Ensuring that our research meets the needs of communities, services and policy makers is central to the work of our applied research collaboration.

In our healthy families research theme we reviewed 15 local health and wellbeing strategies produced by local authorities, the NHS and other organisations. We wanted to understand whether our current research projects were addressing the priorities and needs that services and policy makers identified for happy and healthy children and families. Our broad range of research projects addressed many of the local priorities and needs identified, extending beyond physical health to mental health, wellbeing and healthy places. We will continue to maintain relationships with communities, services and policy makers to ensure we continue to understand and address their changing priorities and needs.


Sub-theme: Priority Setting

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