Income and employment: key references and evidence

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Bambra C. Work, Worklessness and the Political Economy of Health. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

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Beatty C, Fothergill S. The Impact on Scotland of the New Welfare Reforms. Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University; 2016.

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Effectiveness evidence

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NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)


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