Event: Thinking differently about health

29 January 2019

Thumbnail

Our health is shaped by a wide range of factors, from the jobs we do to the places where we live. But when we talk about health, are we getting the message across, and is everyone seeing the full picture?

We’re working with FrameWorks Institute to help people think differently about health. At this event participants will hear the findings from our extensive research, and help us shape how we put these findings into action in the next phase of the project.

The event will offer the chance to find out about:

  • How the public think about health, and how this differs from the story we want to tell about the social determinants of health
  • How messages put out by the media and other organisations are shaping public understanding
  • Initial recommendations on how we can communicate more effectively about health
  • Opportunities to help shape the next phase of the project
  • Insight into how Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity are putting framing into action in their childhood obesity programme

 

Further reading

Discover

Thinking differently about health

Our health is shaped by a wide range of factors, from the jobs we do to the places where we live. But are we getting the mess...

Discover

Social determinants of health

The social (or wider) determinants of health refer to the social, cultural, political, economic, commercial and environmental...

You might also like...

Press release

Government urged to overhaul housing, transport and education policies to secure a healthy society

New report from the Health Foundation finds young people’s future health at risk

Article

Policy recommendations for young people's future health

Read about the nine expert organisations selected to provide a deep dive into seven key policy areas affecting young people's...

Working paper

How many young people are accruing the assets they need for a healthy transition into adulthood?

This working paper uses longitudinal datasets to explore how many young people are accumulating the key asset for future heal...

Kjell-bubble-diagramArtboard 101

Work with us

We look for talented and passionate individuals as everyone at the Health Foundation has an important role to play.

View current vacancies
Artboard 101 copy 2

The Q Community

Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

Find out more