MMU plays an important role in reducing health inequalities at both a regional and national level. The Centre for Public Health (CPH) is the focus of all public health related research, service evaluations and consultancy within the faculty.
The CPH offers efficient and high quality services, which focus on improving practice and creating demonstrable change.
The CPH is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to public health, working with:
- local and regional partnerships
- health services
- local authorities
- environmental groups
- community groups
It is the gateway into MMU for any individual or organisation requiring health and wellbeing expertise responding rapidly to the needs for workforce development, project design and management and research and evaluation by mobilising expertise from within MMU and our strategic partners. The CPH has undertaken qualitative and quantitative studies, which include:
- Exploring childhood obesity
- Exploring the quality of life for people with long-term neurological conditions in Manchester
- Health, wellbeing and resilience in small and medium sized enterprises
- The Supporting Troubled Families Programme
The CPH also offers expertise in curriculum development for public health and co-ordinates the development of MMU Healthy University initiative.
For further information, please contact Sue Powell, Director of the Centre for Public Health.