LCFT Consultant in Public Health has two articles published.

Jane Beenstock, Consultant in Public Health at Lancashire Care has had two articles published in October.

Are health and well-being strategies in England fit for purpose? A thematic content analysis was published in the Journal of Public Health and assesses the extent to which local health and well-being boards have fulfilled the requirement to publish a health and wellbeing strategy which identifies how population health needs are to be addressed.  The study analysed HWSs to assess how LAs have interpreted statutory guidance, how evidence has been used within HWSs and the relationship of HWSs to Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs).

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Future orientation and smoking cessation: secondary analysis of data from a smoking cessation trial was published in Addiction, and aims to examine the association between future orientation (how individuals consider and value outcomes in the future) and smoking cessation at 4 weeks and 6 months post quit-date in individuals enrolled in a smoking cessation study.

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Congratulations to Jane on her publications!