NHS, health and community services

NHS Foundation Trust uses wellbeing metric

NEF Consulting worked with the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust to develop an innovative wellbeing metric to measure the health and wellbeing of their staff.  The metric follows NEF’s National Accounts of Wellbeing methodology and is being used by the Trust in an… Read more »


Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board:

Suffolk Family 2020

Family 2020 Academic Research Suffolk County Council commissioned NEF Consulting and UCL Institute of Health Equity to review the research and assess the evidence base behind its Family 2020 strategy. Family 2020 is an innovative and outcomes-led strategy that addresses… Read more »


SDU: Healthy Returns from Sustainability Actions

The Sustainability Development Unit (SDU) is funded by, and accountable to, NHS England and Public Health England.  NEF Consulting worked with them to identify some real life examples of projects across the NHS, public health and social care system helping to… Read more »


Evaluation of early childhood development interventions

Early childhood development

NEF Consulting evaluated ChildFund’s Responsive Parenting Program in Ecuador using a Social Return on Investment approach. The research indicates that if a long-term approach is combined with broader social valuation, the returns on investment in early childhood development interventions could… Read more »


New report evaluates benefits of health intervention services

Health Exchange report cover June 2014

Health Exchange has been promoting health and wellbeing and tackling health inequalities since 2007. Their mission is to support people in Birmingham, the wider West Midlands, Worcestershire and Solihull to make informed lifestyle choices that improve their health and wellbeing. Understanding the… Read more »


Mind: The economic benefits of Ecominds

Thanks to support from the Big Lottery Fund since 2009, Mind’s Ecominds scheme funded 130 environmental projects in England that help people living with mental health problems get involved in green activities to improve their confidence, self-esteem, physical and mental health. Projects range from… Read more »