This section of the website provides you with guidance documents on behaviour change, helping to support the implementation and delivery of MECC programmes.
NICE Behaviour Change Guidance: General Approaches
Guidance for planning, delivering and evaluating public health activities aimed at changing health-related behaviours.
NICE Behaviour Change Guidance: Individual Approaches
Individual-level behaviour change interventions to tackle behaviours that can damage people's health.
Changing Behaviour, Improving Outcomes
DH's 3 year social marketing strategy to change health-related lifestyle behaviours and improve health outcomes.
Clustering of unhealthy behaviours over time: Implications for policy and practice
A paper considering the impact of lifestyle risk patterns on policy and practice.
University College London (UCL) Centre for Behaviour Change
A hub which harnesses the academic expertise in behaviour change at UCL to address key challenges facing society.
Adult weight management: A guide to brief interventions
Practical advice and tools to support brief interventions in weight management for adults.
Adult weight management: changing behaviour techniques
Evidence-based behaviour change techniques recommended for tier 2 adult weight management services.
Stop smoking interventions and services
Outlines recommendations to ensure that staff have the skills to deliver brief advice on how to stop smoking.
NICE MECC resource for ICSs/STPs
A resource to support those within ICSs/STPs in navigating NICE guidance, standards, tools and shared learning on the NICE website.