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These case studies highlight DECIPHer’s approach to partnership working and co-production, which enhances the relevance of studies to policy, practice and public and strengthens pathways to impact.

New Senedd report asks: How can we stop gender based violence?

A new report by Welsh Parliament’s Equality and Social Justice Committee looks at how we can help to end the epidemic of violence against women. It uses data and evidence from the School Health Research Network to inform its recommendations.

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SHRN data informs Public Health Wales  vaping guidance

Public Health Wales has published new guidance for secondary schools to help tackle the rise in youth vaping. The guidance, which can be read here, provides key information to schools around e-cigarettes and their use…

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Public involvement – making a difference to the work we do

DECIPHer is supported by a Public Involvement steering group that draws together expertise from across Wales to develop good practice and value-added activities.

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Healthy Working Wales to launch evaluation tools

Since 2019, DECIPHer and Healthy Working Wales have collaborated to create online health and wellbeing needs assessment tools to understand, inform and evaluate workplace health in Wales. The tools will launch this year.

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SHRN data to support Eco-Schools monitoring

is a global programme engaging 19.5 million children across 70 countries. Run in Wales by Keep Wales Tidy, the programme is designed to empower and inspire young people…

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Schools and Government using SHRN data

The Powys Wellbeing Group for secondary school leaders was one of several groups to grow from the Secondary School Improvement Strategy in the authority…
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Welsh Parliament consultation on peer-on-peer sexual harassment among learners

In February 2022, the Children, Young People and Education Committee, within Welsh Parliament, held an inquiry on peer-on-peer sexual harassment among learners. 

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DECIPHer research contributes to Welsh Government’s school dinner pledge

DECIPHer evidence cited by Welsh Government in response to Children’s Commissioner report

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The School Health
Research Network

What is SHRN? The School Health Research Network (SHRN) brings together secondary schools and academic researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from health, education and social care…

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CHETS II: Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke in ‘private’ spaces

CHETS II: Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke in ‘private’ spaces DECIPHer has worked closely with the Welsh Government on reducing the harm caused to children…

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You can find some of the key national policies we have influenced or are mentioned in here:

Director of Public Health Annual Report: Click here

National Indicators dataset: Click here