public health

October 10, 2017

As it’s World Mental Health Day today, I thought I’d share my latest reflections on the various blogs featured in my Sense of Place series and what they say about mental wellbeing.  My guest bloggers Richard Sved, Catherine Raynor, Wendy Smithers and Katy Cooper write beautifully about what ‘sense of place’ means to them.  Unlike

July 11, 2017

Last week, I participated in a seminar exploring how best to bring together health and planning to ‘improve the quality of lives and places in England’.  The focus was on putting theory into practice and/but a lot of the discussion was about language and evidence as barriers to this. In particular – and this is