The Foundation coordinates the Future Advice partnership, a group of funders supporting work to help legal advice agencies test ideas to make them more effective and sustainable. The Future Advice programme awarded a grant to Advice Services Alliance and the Low Commission to commission a review of health outcomes of advice. Findings are drawn from 140 research studies in the field and reflect an overview of 58 integrated health and welfare advice services in primary care, mental health, secondary and tertiary care. It concludes that welfare rights advice produces real benefits for patient health, especially where advice services work directly with NHS care providers.
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