Resources to integrate health into urban development

Explore our collection of resources, from reports to videos, to help you prioritise health

Connecting health and social value in urban development

  • Resources exploring how social value and health outcomes are connected.
  • Evidence, tools, and assessments for linking health and health inequalities to the built environment.

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What others are doing to integrate health

  • Resources that illustrate how developers are beginning to incorporate health into their work.
  • Guidance from organisations who focus on healthy urban development.

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Personal experiences of unhealthy places

Our films explore the impact of living in environments that are polluted and noisy, prone to developing mould, and without greenspace.

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TRUUD HAUS model- Cost/benefit analysis of incorporating health

  • TRUUD has developed a cost analysis database, incorporating evidence of the links between the urban environment and health as much as possible for the contemporary UK context.
  • The tool allows user – e.g. planners, developers, housebuilders – to quantify the links between the urban environment and health as much as possible for the contemporary UK context.

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Networks and support

  • Information about existing networks and membership bodies that have support integrating health into urban planning and development.
  • TRUUD contact details for queries about integrating health into urban development.

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For more information contact Sophie Turnbull, Population Health Sciences,
Bristol Medical School