Vincent La Placa

Vincent La Placa is Associate Professor, Public Health and Policy, at the University of Greenwich which he joined in 2010. He previously worked as a Research Consultant for the Department of Health, where he managed the qualitative strand of the ‘Healthy Foundations (HF) Life-stage Segmentation Model’, one of the largest pieces of qualitative research funded by the department. He also played a key role in assisting the HF team to provide training to healthcare professionals and planners in using the tools developed from the model and in developing health interventions. He has also worked as a consultant at the Ministry of Justice on a systematic review of methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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Wellbeing: Policy and Practice details the contemporary research evidence base for health and wellbeing within the global context.

The book discusses how this improved knowledge can be applied to both healthcare policy and practice.

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