"Over the last twenty years you have achieved much. The surveys and subsequent reports have painted the clearest picture we have of what young people are doing and what they think." OFSTED 1998
"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
"We have never consulted our young people like this before. The survey makes a great contribution to our 'best value' planning." Sports Development Officer
Sports Development Officer
...our analyst here in Public Health- is beside himself with excitement about all the juicy data pouring in...he can't wait to get his hands on it!!!!
He is happier than I have seen him for years.
Public Health Principal
"This is an excellent way of keeping up to date belt and braces style."
School Drugs Advisor
"The credit goes to you for the fabulous information the survey yields!"
Assistant Director Schools and SEN
"Your work in developing the Health Related Behaviour Survey was ground breaking and has continued to evolve." Tribute from a Director of Public Health to John Balding, presented at his retirement lunch, May 2005
"It's good to talk with you again - we used so much of those data and did so much with it in schools - we really got the place buzzing!"
Consultant in Public Health
"The Unit is to be congratulated in preparing ... material of the highest standard and worthy of wide dissemination." National Association for Environmental Education