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Multi-risk Projects

A large proportion of the population engage in more than one lifestyle risk factor (e.g. physical inactivity combined with poor diet or excessive alcohol consumption with smoking).

Our specially designed interventions and projects aim to specifically address such ‘multi-risk’ behaviours, leading to bigger overall gains for public health and better value-for-money.

View our Multi-Risk portfolio below to find out more about our approach, and how we can help you to meet your public health objectives.


 

The contribution of local policies on CVD in Wigan

Examining the impact of local public policy on cardiovascular disease across the borough of Wigan. This study includes all policy linking and relating to nutrition, physical activity, tobacco and alcohol. The study assesses the potential population health impact of policy modification and considers the potential support for policy change at a local authority level.

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Small steps, BIG CHANGES

Helping health and social care practitioners build brief interventions into their everyday day.

'Most individuals engage in multiple unhealthy lifestyle behaviours with the potential for negative health consequences. Yet most health promotion research has addressed risk factors as categorically separate entities,' Prochaska J & Prochaska J, 2011

Small steps, BIG CHANGES is a behaviour change programme that helps people rethink and change their lifestyle behaviours. With a focus on alcohol, smoking, activity and eating, our training and supporting resources equips staff with the knowledge and skills to deliver a three-minute brief intervention to patients and service-users. 

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Making Every Contact Count – NHS North West E-Learning

Making Every Contact Count – NHS North West E-Learning programme was aimed at all frontline NHS Staff working across the North West, it was designed and developed to provide information and advice regarding key lifestyle areas including alcohol, smoking, healthy weight, healthy eating, physical activity, sexual health and mental health and wellbeing.

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Healthy Goals: Better Lives

In 2015, Healthy Stadia launched a new three year project working with young people aged 15 - 17 years old, in conjunction with Everton Football Club's charitable foundation, Everton in the Community. Healthy Stadia has developed a bespoke healthy lifestyle and motivational programme - Healthy Goals, Better Lives - that uses the power of sport, in this case football, to educate on key lifestyle risk factors, including, physical activity, healthier diet, the risks associated with alcohol, and the dangers of smoking tobacco.

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