Spotting a seriously ill child: The need for safety netting advice for parents when a sick child is sent home by a health professional – Meningitis Research Foundation

A major difficulty in recognising the early signs of meningitis and sepsis is that they are often very similar to other common, less serious childhood illnesses, such as flu or mild viral illness. One study found that around half of

National Child Measurement Programme: Guidance for analysis and data sharing – Public Health England

This guidance is designed to support those local authorities and other organisations that wish to undertake additional investigation of the data. It contains an overview of the NCMP data and analyses provided by Public Health England and NHS Digital, how

Enhanced Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Cheshire and Merseyside 2008 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report commissioned by the Cheshire and Merseyside Sexual Health Network on behalf of the area’s primary care trusts for assessing local epidemiology and to measure performance targets in order to improve monitoring, planning and interventions for sexual health promotion and

Drug and alcohol treatment in the North West of England 2008/09 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This publication Drug and alcohol treatment in the North West of England 2008/09 details the results of the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) in the North West of England during 2008/09. The NDTMS was introduced in April 2001 to

Evaluation and Review of Tier 4 Alcohol Treatment Services in the Cumbria and Lancashire Alcohol Network: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Cumbria and Lancashire Alcohol Network (CLAN) commissioned this review and evaluation current tier 4 alcohol treatment services in Cumbria and Lancashire. The review determined service provision in the areas within Cumbria and Lancashire using local and national evidence, including

The WiSHing Project: Wirral Sexual Health, Health and Wellbeing Needs Assessment of Young People – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A research project commissioned by NHS Wirral to inform and guide development of effective partnerships, services and support to ensure that the young people in Wirral receive information and services that meet their sexual health, health and wellbeing needs.

Advocating for Education and Quality ImProvement (A-EQUIP), England’s Model of Midwifery Supervision: ‘One Year On’ – NHS England

This document provides an update on the implementation of the model of midwifery supervision; Advocating and Educating for QUality ImProvement (A-EQUIP), and the Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA) role, a year after their implementation.  

Powder Cocaine & Problematic Drug Users: A comparative study of the characteristics of DIP clients in Merseyside (April 08 – March 09) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report examines the characteristics of the DIP clients from the two drug groups who were assessed by DIP in Merseyside in 08/09. Findings are presented for Merseyside as a whole and for each D(A)AT individually.

Injury attendances to Fairfield General Hospital Accident and Emergency Department: April 2008 to March 2009 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report summarises recorded injury attendances to Fairfield General Hospital Accident and Emergency Department (AED) between April 2008 and March 2009.

CUT: A Guide to the Adulterants, Bulking agents and other Contaminants found in illicit drugs – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Almost all illicit drugs contain other substances, in addition to the drug itself. CUT looks at different pharmaceutical products, chemicals and even infectious agents that are deliberately and sometimes accidentally added to different drugs. It examines their potential effects on

Precis Report: Preliminary evaluation of Training the Trainers course to implement a sexual health kitbag in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

An evaluation of a ‘Training the Trainers’ course, conducted to train (cascade approach) front-line workers in the community on a sexual health kitbag. This was developed through Cheshire and Merseyside Sexual Health Network (CMSHN), in conjunction with ‘So to Speak’,