Useful Documents and Resources

  1. Affordable Warmth & Health Impact Evaluation Toolkit, Centre for Sustainable Energy and DECC, (March 2016)
  2. The Relationship Between Fuel Poverty And Health: A Discussion Paper, Energy Action Scotland (2012)
  3. Health Impacts of Cold Homes and Fuel Poverty, The Marmot Review Team (2011).
  4. Prof. Christine Liddell, The Impact of Fuel Poverty on Children, Policy briefing for Save the Children (2008).
  5. Liddell, C and Morris, C,  Fuel Poverty and Human Health: A Review of Recent Evidence. (2010) Energy Policy, 38. pp. 2987-2997.
  6. Health Impact of Low Indoor Temperatures, World Health Organisation (1985).
  7. Good Places, Better Health Implementation Plan, Scottish Government (2008).
  8. K. J. Collins, Member of MRC (UK) Staff and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine,  Low Indoor Temperatures and Morbidity in the Elderly, Age & Ageing (1986) 15 (4): 212-220. (Access online will require a subscription).
  9. National Energy Action, Fuel Poverty Research Database. Categories include Fuel Poverty and Health, which links to a variety of research ongoing and completed.
  10. Will Anderson and Vicki White, “You just have to get by” Coping with low incomes and cold homes, (2010) Centre for Sustainable Energy and Andrea Finney, University of Bristol Personal Finance Research Centre.
  11. Greater Manchester Fuel Poverty Initiative – a two year review, which ran until May 2010, of how Local Authorities, Primary Care Trusts, energy suppliers and other partners can work together to optimise the contribution they make to improving housing conditions for vulnerable people and reduce health inequalities.
  12. Dr Liesl Osman, University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with Castlehill Housing Association and Aberdeen City Council Community Services, The effect of energy efficiency improvement on health status of COPD patients, (2007) A Report to the eaga Charitable Trust. 
  13. Trevor Davison, NHS Education for Scotland and NHS Health Scotland, Health Implications of Cold and Damp Housing,  (2005) A Report to the eaga Charitable Trust.
  14. Dr Vivienne Press, fuel poverty+health: A guide for primary care organisations, and public health and primary care professionals, Produced by the National Heart Forum, the Eaga Partnership Charitable Trust, the Faculty of Public Health Medicine, Help the Aged and the Met Office, (2003).  
  15. Krishnan Bhaskaran, Shakoor Hajat, Andy Haines, Emily Herrett, Paul Wilkinson, and Liam Smeeth, Short term effects of temperature on risk of myocardial infarction in England and Wales: time series regression analysis of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project, British Medical Journal 341:doi:10.1136/bmj.c3823 (Published 10 August 2010).