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BLOG: Just how useful are licensing laws for improving public health?

Despite legal changes in Scotland, councils are struggling to use public health as an argument against new pubs and off-licences. ¬†We need to reconsider the role of licensing in the context of other ways to achieve the same ends, suggests … Continue reading

BLOG: An evidence-culture shock for public health in local government

An evidence-culture shock for public health in local government Gemma Phillips suggests that a fresh and appreciative understanding of how local government has improved public health over the past 40 years would be a fruitful approach following reorganisation. The shifting … Continue reading