Useful Documents and Resources

  1. Fuel Poverty Library: 25 years of the Eaga Charitable Trust produced in 2019 to document the legacy of Eaga Charitable Trust. There are many health-related research projects which can be found by searching through the database.
  2. Addressing Fuel Poverty, Guidance for Directors of Public Health on taking action in support of: A Scotland without fuel poverty is a fairer Scotland: Four steps to achieving sustainable, affordable and attainable warmth and energy use for all Scottish Public Health Network (ScotPHN) (October 2016).  ScotPHN has developed guidance on fuel poverty in conjunction with NHS Health Scotland.
  3. Affordable Warmth & Health Impact Evaluation Toolkit, Centre for Sustainable Energy and DECC, (March 2016)
  4. The Relationship Between Fuel Poverty And Health: A Discussion Paper, Energy Action Scotland (2012)
  5. Health Impacts of Cold Homes and Fuel Poverty, The Marmot Review Team (2011).
  6. Prof. Christine Liddell, The Impact of Fuel Poverty on Children, Policy briefing for Save the Children (2008).
  7. Liddell, C and Morris, C,  Fuel Poverty and Human Health: A Review of Recent Evidence. (2010) Energy Policy, 38. pp. 2987-2997 (not open access).
  8. Health Impact of Low Indoor Temperatures, World Health Organisation (1985).
  9. Good Places, Better Health Implementation Plan, Scottish Government (2008).
  10. 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. (not open access).
  11. National Energy Action, Fuel Poverty Research Database. Categories include Fuel Poverty and Health, which links to a variety of research ongoing and completed.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Trevor Davison, NHS Education for Scotland and NHS Health Scotland, Health Implications of Cold and Damp Housing (Updated) (2017) A Report to the eaga Charitable Trust. The research aimed to develop a new resource so that it could be used to train health professionals to recognise fuel poverty and signpost households to sources of support.
  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).