Alcohol-attributable hospital admissions: segmentation series report 3 – North West Public Health Observatory

This report, published by the NWPHO, is part of a series of four reports utilising segmentation tools to discuss alcohol. Togther, the reports aim to synthesise the different data sources that identify at-risk groups as well as to provide an

Operational productivity and performance in English NHS Ambulance Trusts: Unwarranted variations – NHS Improvement

Report that finds if more patients were treated at the scene by paramedics or were better assessed over the phone when dialling 999 — avoiding the need for an ambulance when it is safe to do so — the NHS could

Evaluation and review of Tier 4 Alcohol Services in Cumbria and Lancashire – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This review and evaluation of current tier 4 alcohol treatment services in Cumbria and Lancashire was commissioned by the Cumbria and Lancashire Alcohol Network (CLAN). The review determined alcohol service provision in the areas within Cumbria and Lancashire using local

Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Assertive Outreach Service for Street Drinkers in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Neighbourhood partnership groups for Liverpool city health and neighbourhood management areas, expressed concerns about the apparent increase in chronic street drinking in various areas of the city. Merseyside police have stated that initiatives to date have failed to reduce alcohol

The impact of the 2006 World Cup on Emergency Department assault attendances in Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This briefing identifies changes in assault attendances to the 17 Emergency Departments (EDs) in Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside during the 2006 World Cup. Analyses found that assault attendances increased by an average of 33% on England match days. The increase in

Taking the value-based agenda forward: The five essential components of value-based approaches to health and care – NHS Confederation

This paper explores how we can spread the adoption of value-based healthcare across all parts of the system and ensure that we maximise the benefits for  those who use NHS and wider services.  It explores key characteristics which we believe can

Q: The Journey So Far Connecting improvement across the UK: insights and progress three years in – The Health Foundation

Widespread change is necessary to make the health sector fit for the future. Organisations need to be able to reduce waste and unhelpful variation, while developing new models of prevention-focused care. And it is vital that the health sector makes

Reducing harm in drinking environments: a systematic review of effective approaches – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report presents the findings of a systematic literature review undertaken as part of the FASE project, funded by the European Commission. It examines the evidence for what works to prevent harm associated with alcohol use in public drinking environments.

Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside 2008/09 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This publication details the results of the tier 3 and 4 (structured) National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) and the tier 2 (non structured) Alcohol Treatment Monitoring System (ATMS) in Cheshire and Merseyside during 2008/09.

Assaults in Cumbria: an analysis of emergency department and ambulance data, January 2007 to December 2009 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides an indication of the burden of assaults on emergency departments (EDs), the ambulance service and residents of Cumbria over the three-year period January 2007 to December 2009. It uses data on assault call outs from the North

Assaults in Merseyside: an analysis of emergency department and ambulance data, January 2007 to December 2009 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides an indication of the burden of assaults on emergency departments (EDs), the ambulance service and residents of Merseyside over the three-year period January 2007 to December 2009. It uses data on assault call outs from the North