Income and employment: key references and evidence

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Beatty C, Fothergill S. Incapacity Benefit Reform: The local, regional and national impact (2.15Mb). Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University. November 2011.

Beatty C, Fothergill S. The Impact of Welfare Reform on Scotland (1.57Mb). Welfare Reform Committee, 2nd Report, 2013 (Session 4). Scottish Parliament, 2013.

Beatty C, Duncan K, Fothergill S, McLean S. The Role of Health Interventions in Reducing Incapacity Claimant Numbers (631Kb). Sheffield: Sheffield Hallam University, 2013.

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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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