Research and insight
Early Years nutrition review for Impact on Urban Health
Bremner & Co ran a large research study on the Early Years nutrition landscape for Impact on Urban Health. This examined the barriers to good nutrition for children aged 0-5. The report exposed the similarities and differences between stakeholders operating in the space – in policy and practice. The research uncovered the values and principles that guide the sector. It Identified the issues that exist in Early Years nutrition policy and the significant gaps and opportunities for influence.
Bremner & Co ran a three-phase approach – Phase I – research, stakeholder engagement and mapping included the development of an Early Years nutrition framework, qualitative interviews and extensive desk research and literature reviews over a 10-month period. Phase II – validation and collaboration brought stakeholders together in a roundtable format to review the two critical success factors for changing the Early Years nutrition landscape – better advocacy and better data. Phase III – included the development of mapping tools – the Southwark Early Years Nutrition Landscape map, and a pathway map which helped to coalesce the sector around the barriers and opportunities.