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National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms

Begin programme to share the findings of the evidence review into interventions for preventing or reducing gambling harm (NIHR)


October 2021

Our communication to practices/networks also go out via the A&E delivery Boards and seen as essential as more and more patients are using these services due to increase in mental illness and anxiety and depression.

January 2021

The Lancet article on the NIHR-funded review into interventions to reduce the public health burden of gambling-related harms has been published this month. All published documents and presentations are available on the University of Sheffield's Public Health Review Team's website.

Link to all documents published:

Link to the January 2021 Lancet article:

November 2020

The findings of the NIHR-funded independent review of existing research into the effectiveness of interventions to reduce gambling related harms, to provide policy makers with best available evidence, are being shared by the Public Health Review Team at the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research, and have been accepted for publication in the Lancet.

For more information and to read the mapping review, please go to (opens in new tab)

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