An occasional series of posts stimulated by events and conferences I attend or documents that cross my ‘desk’. I will endeavour to furnish these with links to resources of interest.

Articles

Published 02/10/19

Sense and the city

Marcus Grant is told there is no evidence that design and layout improve theĀ health of neighbourhoods. He and others, however,…

Published 21/01/19

The role that landscape professionals can play in people’s and planetary health

It is five years since the publication of the Landscape Institutes’s position paper on public health, which was commissioned to…

Published 02/01/19

Designing cities with a focus on wellbeing and health

Urban environments in cities and city regions hold the key to population health and affordable health services. In 2016, I…

Published 08/02/18

Joint Spatial Plan must address public health issues

A Joint Spatial Plan in the UK is a rare opportunity to plan for a healthier future, in this case…

railway station

Published 10/09/17

Essential evidence for health and transport

Key evidence from peer-reviewed literature to strengthen the case for healthier transport policies and practice. Easy to access summaries of…

Published 10/09/17

Designing cities with a focus on wellbeing and health

Urban environments in cities and city regions hold the key to population health and affordable health services. This article takes…