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Best practice

  1. Best practice: Slow on the uptake? Improving bowel cancer screening


    The report from the Men's Health Forum, Slow On The Uptake?, highlights the paradox of bowel cancer. Although men are more likely than women to die from bowel cancer, they less likely to be screened. The report looks at how screening practice can be ... More

  2. Best practice: Men and pharmacies


    Racks of make up and no spanners is the report on the Men's Health Forum's project looking at men's use of community pharmacies to improve their health. The Men's Health Forum received funding from the Department of Health, the Nationa ... More

  3. Best practice: Action at work can reduce salt intake


    Workplace interventions can improve men's awareness of the effect of salt in their diets and even, it appears, alter behaviour. With a Pinch of Salt, is the Men's Health Forum's study of men's use of salt in their diet sponsored by the ... More

  4. Best practice: tips for weight - loss programmes


    Key lessons from the Aberdeen review. The first best practice tips for effective men's weight-loss programmes. Read the introduction  first to understand these practice tips Key lessons 1.    Policies and services to prevent and treat obesity should ... More

  5. Best practice: Health information for men


    The Men's Health Forum commissioned research on health information resources meeting men's needs. This consisted of two main phases: An initial scoping study of academic and "grey" literature to understand better the current provision ... More

  6. Audio: Gender Data Deficit in Local Health


    What is a JSNA and why do they need to be gendered? Website editor Jim Pollard talks to Ed Bevan of the Forum's policy team about the alarming black hole in local health planning when it comes to gender. Professional ... More

  7. Best practice: Engaging with men to improve their health


    Unfortunately men’s health in England and Wales still lags far behind the health of women. A major strength of the voluntary sector is engaging with ‘seldom heard’ and ‘hard to reach’ groups. In the area of health, men fit in this category and the Men ... More

  8. Men unaware of preventative services


    New social marketing research in Haringey looks at why men don't use preventative health services. New research in the London Borough of Haringey has identified four key factors in male engagement with preventative health services. The Men's Soc ... More

  9. No Frills


    Qualitative research into men, health, the internet and Haringey Man MOT No Frills is the report of the qualitative research conducted to inform the design of Haringey Man MOT. This research aimed to understand how men currently access local health servic ... More

  10. No Frills presentation


    Presentation by Dr Vanessa Bogle to the 'Men, Health and Wellbeing' Conference at Leeds Metropolitan University, 7-8 July 2014 No Frills is the report of the qualitative research conducted to inform the design of Haringey Man MOT. This is the pr ... More