The Advice Services Alliance (ASA) is the umbrella body for advice networks in England and Wales. Due to funding cuts, ASA is no longer working in the areas of Policy or Alternative Dispute Resolution. Therefore, as from 2013, this website will not be updated in relation to these areas of work. However, ASA is committed to maintaining and developing the Advice Quality Standard and this section of the site will be updated.

What are the health outcomes of good advice?

The ASA is delighted to announce our new research project, looking at the health impacts of advice giving. A roundtable at the Barings Foundation in July 2014 lead to a discussion of what could be done to demonstrate to health commissioners and Health and Wellbeing Boards that advice (of the non health variety) can indeed be good for you. […]