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Tim Chadborn

Dr Tim Chadborn is Head of Behavioural Insights and Evaluation Lead for Public Health England, leading a team to undertake robustly-evaluated interventions and provide advice on the application of behavioural economics and psychology to public health. Previously he has worked primarily in analysis, epidemiology and policy in the fields of women’s and children’s health and sexual health and HIV both in the UK with the Department of Health and Health Protection Agency and internationally with Harvard University and the Ministry of Health in Botswana and with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Behavioural and social sciences in public health: The first strategy of its kind

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PHE’s Behavioural Insights team has led the collaborative development of a behavioural and social sciences strategy - the first of its kind. This blog covers how the strategy will better enable the public health system to maximise the contribution of behavioural and social sciences to improving and protecting the public's health and wellbeing.

Using behavioural science to improve and protect the health of the nation

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Ahead of the PHE annual conference, this blog explores the work carried out by PHE’s Behavioural Insights (PHEBI) team to change the behaviour of millions of people to help make us a healthier nation.

Health Matters: Using behaviour change strategies in catering outlets

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The latest edition of Health Matters outlines how councils can work with small food businesses to help tackle the causes of obesity by creating a healthier food environment. The eating out of home food sector, which includes restaurants, takeaways and fast-food …