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Assessing evidence and prioritizing clinical and public health guidance recommendations: the NICE way

Peter Littlejohns, Kalipso Chalkidou, Jeremy Wyatt, and Steven D Pearson

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is the independent organization responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health, and preventing and treating ill ... More


Social values in developing public health guidance

Nick Doyle

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) took on responsibility for producing public health guidance relatively recently. This means that it has had to accommodate a new ... More


A nudge in the right direction: developing guidance on changing behaviour

Catherine Swann, Lesley Owen, Chris Carmona, Michael P Kelly, Clare Wohlgemuth, and Jane Huntley

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 2005, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) was asked by the Department of Health to develop guidance on the effectiveness of different approaches and models aimed at ... More


Promoting the emotional and social well-being of children in primary education: evidence-based guidance

Amanda Killoran, Antony Morgan, and Jagroo James

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the recommendations made by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to raise standards in the programmes and activities used to promote the social and ... More


What environmental changes can increase physical activity?

Hugo Crombie, Amanda Killoran, and Bhash Naidoo

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the development of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) public health guidance on physical activity and the environment. The guidance was aimed at ... More


Developing evidence-based guidance for health technologies: the NICE experience

David Barnett,, Andrew Stevens,, Meindert Boysen,, and Carole Longson

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) approach to appraisal of health care technologies was established in 1999 on the basis of three guiding principles: to provide ... More


Supporting implementation of public health guidance: NICE experience

Val Moore, Nick Baillie, Annie Coppel, and Julie Royce

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) strategy for supporting implementation of published guidance and builds on the guidance development process. ... More


Equity and efficiency in public health: the contribution of health economics

Stephen Morris, David Parkin, and Nancy Devlin

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.09
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health economics has been defined as ‘the application of economic theory, models and empirical techniques to the analysis of decision making by individuals, health care providers and governments with ... More


Note on the Texts

Marcelle Maistre Welch and Vivien Bosley

in Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The story of translating François Poullain de la Barre into English is not long, although it is not without its complexities. This is perhaps the first time that On the Education of Ladies and On the ... More


Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Tina Haux

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Academics are increasingly required to demonstrate their impact on the wider world. The aim of this book is to compare and contextualise the dimensions of impact within the social sciences. Unlike ... More


Telling tales of impact: as seen through the eyes of user assessors

Katherine E. Smith, Justyna Bandola-Gill, Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart, and Richard Watermeyer

in The Impact Agenda: Controversies, Consequences and Challenges

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447339854
eISBN:
9781447339908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339854.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

In this chapter we turn our attention to those charged with the task of judging the 'reach' and 'significance' of impact claimed by academic researchers in narrative case studies in REF2014. ... More


The exceptional and the ordinary

Thomas Docherty

in The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The contemporary institution fails to understand the real meaning of ‘mass higher education’. A mass higher education should address the concerns of those masses of ‘ordinary people’ who, for ... More


Schools, financing and educational standards

Anne West

in Making social policy work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349583
eISBN:
9781447302742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter brings out some of the tensions that arise when trying to meet different goals in education policy. It describes the evolution of the Labour government's policies towards school ... More


Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Francois Poullain de la Barre

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

One of the most radical feminist theorists in Europe before the nineteenth century, François Poullain de la Barre (1647–1723) was a man way ahead of his time. Applying Cartesian principles to “the ... More


Education, education, education…: an assessment of Labour’s success in tackling education inequalities

Abigail McKnight, Howard Glennerster, and Ruth Lupton

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

One of the priorities of the New Labour government was education. Well before the 1997 General Election, the Labour party expressed its agenda of making education a top priority. In his 1996 speech, ... More


Impact on whom? Contrasting research impact with public engagement

Katherine E. Smith, Justyna Bandola-Gill, Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart, and Richard Watermeyer

in The Impact Agenda: Controversies, Consequences and Challenges

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447339854
eISBN:
9781447339908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339854.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter considers how the concept of ‘research impact’ has been developed and articulated with respect to two, potentially very different audiences: policymakers and the broader public. This ... More


Looking back: evolving public health perspectives on research impact

Katherine E. Smith, Justyna Bandola-Gill, Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart, and Richard Watermeyer

in The Impact Agenda: Controversies, Consequences and Challenges

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447339854
eISBN:
9781447339908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339854.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter takes a more historical approach, using public health as a case study to explore how views of efforts to stimulate and reward research impact have changed over time. To achieve this, the ... More


MIT Collaborative Innovation: It Takes >2 to Tango

Israel Ruiz and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0025
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Israel Ruiz, Executive Vice President and Treasurer of MIT, starts this dialogue by outlining the model and mechanisms used by MIT, as an institution, to maintain its leadership in disruptive ... More


Introduction: Poullain De La Barre's Cartesian Feminism

Marcelle Maistre Welch and Vivien Bosley

in Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

François Poullain de la Barre wrote three treatises on women's nature and destiny. Bringing Cartesian objectivity to gender issues, he published On the Equality of the Two Sexes: A Physical and Moral ... More


An argument lost by both sides? The Parliamentary debate over the 2010 NHS White Paper

Ian Greener

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the rhetoric of government and opposition in the Parliamentary debate over the 2010 NHS White Paper ‘Equity and Excellence.’ It treats the debate as a process of deliberative ... More


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