Publications

If you're looking for a report or presentation slides from one of our events, please see the individual event page.  View our past events here.

You can also download a comprehensive list of all our publications (PDF).

Our complete collection of films, as well as an album of our infographics, is available on the edShare resource and learning platform.

BP 48: Public health implications of payday lending

September 2016

| Briefing Paper

This briefing paper reviews evidence and furthers the understanding of the potential population health impacts of payday lending.

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Improving partnership working between primary care and money advice services

August 2016

| Report

This report looks at how Deep End General Practitioners (GPs) working in deprived parts of Glasgow are responding to the welfare reforms, and how links between them and local money/welfare advice services could be strengthened to improve health.

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Right Here Right Now study: final report

June 2016

| Report

This report outlines the findings of the Right Here Right Now (RHRN) pilot study, a 6-month study of the feasibility of using near ‘real-time’ data collection to capture and communicate people’s lived experiences.

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GCPH response: Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

June 2016

| Consultation

These publications are our responses to three of the Scottish Government consultations seeking views about draft regulations that will bring the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 into force.

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State of the Art Briefings: a What Works Scotland working paper

June 2016

| Other

This paper summarises evidence and discussions from the State of the Art Session at the 29th International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement.

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History, politics and vulnerability: explaining excess mortality

May 2016

| Report

A synthesis of the research undertaken into excess mortality to date, which, from a detailed examination of all the available evidence, identifies the most likely underlying causes and, therefore, the most appropriate policy responses.

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What Works in Community Profiling? Reflections from West Dunbartonshire

March 2016

| Other

This paper discusses the experience of What Works Scotland, the Glasgow Centre for Population Health and the West Dunbartonshire Community Planning Team in developing community profiles for the purposes of place-based working and locality planning.

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Alcohol use across retirement: a qualitative study of drinking in later life

March 2016

| Report

This report presents the results of a qualitative exploration of older people’s drinking and the factors which influence their use of alcohol.

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A 'pockets' approach to addressing financial vulnerability

March 2016

| Other

A Centre for Research on Families and Relationships publication which outlines recent evidence on financial vulnerability among families in Scotland.

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Glasgow: health in a changing city

March 2016

| Report

This report looks in detail at how health and life expectancy are changing in Glasgow and explores the changes to the city’s population, housing, environmental and socioeconomic circumstances over the last 20 years.

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