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Why have a Year of Wellbeing in Coventry and Warkwickshire?

This week’s blog comes from John Linnane, Director of Public Health in Warwickshire. He explains why they’ve developed the Year of Wellbeing, and what they hope to achieve in the local area. Throughout my career, I have seen that leaps forward in technology and...

Measuring quality of life for people with learning disabilities

We're putting a spotlight on disability and wellbeing as part of our measuring wellbeing blog series. Our board member Helen Baker - Chair of Shelter England - sets out why:One in five people in the UK is disabled. We know that those self-reporting a...

Are the Olympic Games Worth Hosting?

This week’s blog is from Christian Krekel, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics. In this blog, Christian outlines the wellbeing benefits of hosting the 2012 London Olympics. To host the Olympic Games,...