The Sax Institute produces a range of publications, including: published research in peer-reviewed journals; Evidence Check Reviews, evidence summaries designed to answer specific policy questions; and a peer-reviewed public health journal Public Health Research & Practice.

Tools to aid the clinical identification of end of life

March 2017. Health Policy Analysis. This review examines the current evidence base for clinical assessment tools that can indicate or predict the likely death of people within one year. For each tool identified, a description of the populations with whom, and the settings within which, the tool could be...

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Evidence Matters issue 21

July 2017. This issues of Evidence Matters calls on researchers whose work has made a real-world impact to apply for our 2017 Research Action Awards. We also share the latest evidence on the best diets shown to reduce CVD risk and we show how SURE is opening the door to a...

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Dietary patterns and cardiovascular disease outcomes

April 2017. Collins C, Burrows T, Rollo M. This review analysed evidence from systematic reviews to assess the role of dietary patterns in both primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Based on the included reviews, the DASH diet was found to be the most beneficial in addressing...

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Catch Up 2017 issue

Welcome to the second issue of Catch Up, our annual newsletter for 45 and Up Study participants. In this issue, we talk about the impact of the Study and how it can be linked with other data to give us insights into many other chronic diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease,...

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Evidence Matters Issue 20

June 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters highlights an article from our knowledge brokers on taking an interdisciplinary approach to increase the uptake of evidence in policy making. We also share nine reasons why researchers should use Twitter and new research from The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre that shows...

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Evidence Matters Issue 19

May 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters calls for researchers to sign up to our researcher database to be notified of opportunities to work with health decision makers. We also share welcome news of a $10 million funding boost for chronic disease prevention and announce the 2017 HARC Scholars. Read the...

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Evidence Matters Issue 18

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April 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters shares advice from global patient safety expert Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, information on how researchers can sign up to the Institute’s upgraded researcher database and the latest issue of Public health research & practice that focuses on mental health reform. Read the full issue...

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The Chronicle, Edition 20, April-May 2017

At the World Congress on Public Health, key policy makers and academics shared what they have learnt from the Australian Prevention partnership. Read the full issue

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Evidence Matters Issue 17

March 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters has a range of articles sharing information on how to use evidence to inform policy and practice, from tips on delivering complex programs, to an opinion piece by Sax Institute Senior Adviser Professor Don Nutbeam on finding the value in evaluation. Read...

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Evidence Matters Issue 16

February 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters has a range of articles sharing information on how to use evidence to inform policy and practice, from tips on using rapid reviews, to a special issue of Public Health Research & Practice focused on knowledge translation, to showcasing how a long-running women’s...

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