Disturbing evidence on impact of new welfare reforms

Issued: 09/03/16

Research by Sheffield Hallam University, released today, reveals the uneven impact that welfare reform will have on people and the places they live in the UK.

Social prescribing is reaping the benefits for patients - new report

Issued: 03/02/16

Patients with long-term health conditions are reaping huge benefits from being prescribed non-medical treatments by their doctors.

Social prescribing, which helps GPs link patients and carers to sources of support in their local community, has the potential to reduce the demand for health services and is improving the lives of patients with long-term health conditions, researchers found.

Insecure employment and low income key factors in tenancy failure


Researchers from Sheffield Hallam University have found that insecure and casual employment and surviving on a low income were causal factors in the majority of cases. Five leading housing associations commissioned a report to understand the root causes of why some people fail in their tenancies.

Professor Steve Fothergill: Closure of Kellingley is end of an era

Issued: 16/12/15

On Friday 18 December 2015, Britain’s last colliery – Kellingley in Yorkshire – is scheduled to close.

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