Our Work – old

We enable our client partners to provide effective public health strategies and to generate persuasive evidence for the impact of their work.

 

DEVELOPING PLANS, PROGRAMS, AND POLICIES

PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLBEING PLAN

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS SHIRE COUNCIL ehc are working with the Central Goldfields Council and their stakeholders to finalise their MPHWP. This project has seen us work closely with Council and community through similar methods to those proposed in this project. This Plan is nearing completion and will drive a new strategic direction for …
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PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELLBEING PLAN

CORANGAMITE SHIRE COUNCIL ehc worked with the Corangamite Shire Council and their stakeholders to produce their MPHWP. This project required in-depth knowledge about the legislative environment, healthcare service systems, community support networks and the overarching role of the Victorian State Public Health & Wellbeing Plan. We understand the unique role of local …
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COURSE CONTENT DESIGN

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND After designing the program curriculum framework for the Master of Public Health, we were invited back to work alongside academics from the School of Health and Wellbeing to design the content for one of the new core courses: PUH8030 “Public Health in Practice”. This first year, first semester …
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PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM DESIGN

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND ehc was employed by USQ to support academic staff from the School of Health and Wellbeing in the development of the new Master of Public Health in 2019-20. This project saw us interviewing USQ staff to understand the coverage of public health curriculum across faculties. We then met …
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EVALUATION OF PILOT PROGRAM

ACCORAS ehc are working with Accoras staff and a steering committee from across leading agencies in infant mental health across Queensland on this project. We are leading the evaluation of an innovative mental health service. We have developed an Evaluation Framework for this project in consultation with the stakeholders, which sets an …
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HEALTHY LIVING CONSULTATION

UQ HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE (UQHLC) ehc worked with academics from The University of Queensland (UQ) to inform the translation of an evidence-based intervention into practice. ‘Activate’ is a text message-delivered program designed to extend the care offered through clinical contact between allied health professionals and their clients. ehc ran consultation processes with clients …
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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

MATER MOTHER’S HOSPITAL ehc are supporting the implementation of txt4two with clinicians from the Mater Mother’s Hospital. txt4two is a personalised text message-delivered program that supports women through their pregnancy. Its aim is to support women to achieve their dietary and exercise goals through regular communication through texting, links to quality online information, videos, …
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SCOPING REVIEW

NATIONAL HEALTH AND MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL This project aimed to determine the implications of providing a ‘fit-for-purpose definition’ for ‘discretionary foods and drinks’ to the Australian Dietary Guidelines. The outcomes of this project informed the NHMRC on how to improve the clarity of the guidelines. ehc conducted an international scoping review of peer-reviewed …
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SCANNING REVIEW

HUNTER NEW ENGLAND ehc conducted a scanning review of evidence on obesity prevention interventions set in primary schools. We specifically focused on the implementation practices that were common to effective school-based interventions or policies. We analysed the evidence against the existing NSW policy ‘Life Live Well @ School’ framework. This project provided a strong …
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DESIGNING PROGRAMS WITH PROPELO™

HEALTHY LIVING CONSULTATION

UQ HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE (UQHLC) ehc worked with academics from The University of Queensland (UQ) to inform the translation of an evidence-based intervention into practice. ‘Activate’ is a text message-delivered program designed to extend the care offered through clinical contact between allied health professionals and their clients. ehc ran consultation processes with …
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SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

HUNTER NEW ENGLAND LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT ehc are supporting the development of a text message delivered program to support postnatal women in first 2,000 days of their child’s life. We are working with staff from the Hunter New England Local Health District to conduct user engagement activities to design a tailored program that …
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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

MATER MOTHER’S HOSPITAL ehc are supporting the implementation of txt4two with clinicians from the Mater Mother’s Hospital. txt4two is a personalised text message-delivered program that supports women through their pregnancy. Its aim is to support women to achieve their dietary and exercise goals through regular communication through texting, links to quality online information, …
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MONITORING AND EVALUATION

SERVICE REVIEW

SHARE THE DIGNITY ‘Share the Dignity’ is an Australian charity bringing dignity to women and girls experiencing homelessness, domestic violence and period poverty through the distribution of sanitary items. ehc worked with Share the Dignity to help them understand how they could approach an area they’re passionate about: supporting menstrual health and …
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SERVICE REVIEW

CANCER SCREENING UNIT, QUEENSLAND HEALTH ehc was selected to conduct a review of cervical screening and women’s health services across rural and remote Queensland. The review has seen ehc conduct extensive consultation with nurses and managers of the Mobile Women’s Health Service and the Outreach Clinics offered by TRUE Relationships & Reproductive Health. We …
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COMMUNITY CONSULTATION

HEALTHY LIVING CONSULTATION

UQ HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE (UQHLC) ehc worked with academics from The University of Queensland (UQ) to inform the translation of an evidence-based intervention into practice. ‘Activate’ is a text message-delivered program designed to extend the care offered through clinical contact between allied health professionals and their clients. ehc ran consultation processes with …
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COMMUNITY SURVEY

IPSWICH CITY COUNCIL ehc supported ROSS Planning on the Ipswich City Council’s Analysis of Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity project. We consolidated multiple sources of data from the Ipswich community and analysed a community survey of over 1,500 residents. The outcomes of this project will help Ipswich City Council to plan much …
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SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

HUNTER NEW ENGLAND LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT ehc are supporting the development of a text message delivered program to support postnatal women in first 2,000 days of their child’s life. We are working with staff from the Hunter New England Local Health District to conduct user engagement activities to design a tailored program that …
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PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

MATER MOTHER’S HOSPITAL ehc are supporting the implementation of txt4two with clinicians from the Mater Mother’s Hospital. txt4two is a personalised text message-delivered program that supports women through their pregnancy. Its aim is to support women to achieve their dietary and exercise goals through regular communication through texting, links to quality online information, …
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CAPACITY BUILDING

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

ROSS PLANNING We conducted a 2-hour professional development workshop with staff from ROSS Planning on: “Where is physical activity headed?” Before the session we surveyed attendees to understand what they wanted to gain from the workshop. Based on this the workshop covered four main topics: Defining and measuring physical activity; Overweight and …
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EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

CANCER SCREENING UNIT, QUEENSLAND HEALTH The state-wide Quality Group for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program met for a capacity building workshop. Brianna Fjeldsoe and Sheleigh Lawler (School of Public Health, The University of Queensland) facilitated a 4-hour session. We surveyed workshop attendees before the session to learn about their existing experiences …
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