Stakeholder engagement

Valuable information can be obtained by engaging with key informants and stakeholders through a variety of means including interviews, focus groups and stakeholder workshops.

Stakeholder workshops can be used throughout the process to identify potential health impacts, access local knowledge and include those affected by the proposal in appraising information from a variety of sources.

Detailed information on how to conduct a stakeholder workshop has been developed by Erica Ison and the Faculty of Public Health Medicine in the UK.