Briefing Paper: Why a Local Authority Declaration is Needed
An evidence briefing to underpin why a local authority declaration on healthy weight is needed.
Healthy Weight Declaration Impact and Influence Case Study Report
Find out more about how the Declaration has had impact across eight local authorities through a series of case studies.
Perspective Pieces Report
This report contains a set of interviews with stakeholders outside of public health to highlight the importance of adopting a whole systems approach to promoting healthy weight.
Blackpool Council Healthy Weight Declaration Evaluation
A qualitative evaluation of the impact of the Declaration within Blackpool council, with interviews from key stakeholders across the council.
Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Weight Declaration Evaluation
A qualitative evaluation was carried out to mark two years since the Declaration was signed by Blackburn with Darwen council, highlighting successes and areas for further action.
We also offer a comprehensive package of resources to support local authorities and their partners on a commissioning basis. These include:
The support pack (third edition) provides an introduction to the HWD for local authorities, including a short history and evidence base.
Monitoring and Evaluation Tool
The monitoring and evaluation tool provides a step-by-step guide to using process monitoring methodology.
Partner Pledge Support Pack
The Partner Pledge has been co-developed with Cheshire West and Chester Council and their Eat Well, Be Active group. The pledge is a commitment that partner organisations can make to support their local authority’s Healthy Weight Declaration.
Schools Healthy Weight Declaration
The Schools Healthy Weight Declaration has been co-developed with a number of schools to help encourage schools to support their local authority’s Declaration.
A range of briefings for different stakeholders including Elected members, Transport, Environmental Health, Children’s Services and more to make the case for adopting the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight
A PowerPoint presentation providing an overview of the background of the Declaration, case studies, impact and overview of the available resources.
The communication guidelines consider the negative impact of weight stigma and provide clear do’s and don’ts for internal and external comms team.
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