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Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 11:10

What they say about SHEU : nationally-recognised, since 1977, as the specialist provider of reliable local survey data about young people's health and wellbeing

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Monday, January 5, 2015 - 16:17

A growing number of studies are being conducted to establish whether the uptake of e-cigarettes is also occurring among those under the age of 18 ... link to some studies ... http://tinyurl.com/kdpp42d

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:00

Volume 32 Number 2, 2014.
Supporting the wellbeing of girls
Obesity and insurance status among students in a Job Corps vocational education and training programme

Drug and alcohol needs assessment with young people

Readiness to change drinking behaviour among heavy-drinking university students in England

Healthy Schools London: A School’s Case Study

Practical tips for teaching mindfulness to children and adolescents in school-based settings

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 15:35

Join the list to receive links to research about C&YP H&WB : possibly one of the best - or certainly highly recommended - free resource - ever ... /res

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 15:47

Walking ... 

SHEU ask young people many questions about their health and wellbeing including sports and activities they do outside school.

'Walking' usually appears at the top of the top ten list [chosen from a list of around 40 items].

12-15 yr olds and their favourite sports/activities outside school [Young People into 2013 p75-77]

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 12:59

" Many thanks for all of the fantastic information that you have sent to me over the years, it has really helped me to plan relevant courses for my students to follow and to help me to focus on the needs of the students I teach. " Head of PSHE/Student Health & Welfare

 

Follow the link for free resources

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Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 16:05

Lots of links to research about 5-11 yr olds health and wellbeing from #SHEUres

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 14:49

Another free resource from the Schools Health Education Unit
 
Sign up to receive regular updates to research about children and young people's health and wellbeing - #SHEUres
 
 
 
 

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 16:34

A school, involved with the Health-Related Behaviour Questionnaire (HRBQ) from the Schools Health Education Unit (SHEU), have been able to reassure their pupils, staff, parents and governors following a recent media report.

A newspaper article reported on anxiety-related disorders that can affect teenage girls. Using hard data from their own HRBQ, the school could compare their results with a wider sample.

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 16:28

Self-esteem, research, children and young people - another free resource from Schools Health Education Unit - links from #SHEUres

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Comments about SHEU

We were all very impressed with the spreadsheet and can see that an incredible amount of work has gone into creating this!

Health Improvement Specialist

I've just spent a really interesting half an hour reading through our ...survey (report). Always food for thought and a good way to look at how we can improve.

Headteacher

I would just like to say thank you very much to Angela, yourself and all of the SHEU team for making the [survey] so successful. The survey has been well received and we are using data in new ways to help support work on local Public Health priorities.

Senior Public Health Specialist

"...the only question to cause a problem was 'has everyone got a pen?" Supervisor's notes following a school survey

Supervisor's Notes

...Many thanks for all your work with this year’s survey. It’s already proving to be invaluable especially against the severe cuts in services that are looming.

Health Promotion Manager

"The Schools Health Education Unit has been a unique inspiration to all of us. For me, as I have worked in the many different areas of the NHS, the SHEU, its principles and your determination have always been a cornerstone in what a health promoting service should be about."
PCT Performance Manager paying tribute to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

PCT Performance Manager

"I very much value the contribution the Health Related Behaviour Survey has made to the public health agenda and feel confident it will continue to do so." Tribute from a Director of Public Health to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

Director of Public Health

"I would like to say how much we appreciated the work you and your team have put in to this project, a big thank you for the excellent reports that you have completed on our behalf." Assistant Director of Public Health

Assistant Director of Public Health

"The Schools Health Education Unit is the jewel in the crown of the Health Education Authority." Major General Sir John Acland 1928 - 2006

Major General Sir John Acland

"You have made a fantastic contribution to children’s health education and promotion. I am personally grateful to you for helping to kickstart my research career." Prof. Neil Armstrong tribute to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005

Prof Neil Armstrong