Summarises the available evidence on what enables people to plan for their later lives and what factors can present barriers to planning. It aimed to answer three key questions: Who does or doesn’t plan for later life in mid-life onwards?
Maternity Action report exploring the experiences of women who faced charges for NHS maternity care. Most of the participants were socially and economically vulnerable but faced unrepayable debts for bills which they were sent from the NHS. It shows how
Integrated care systems represent a fundamental and far-reaching change in how the NHS works across different services and with external partners. This report is based on interviews with eight of the ‘first wave’ integrated care systems to understand how they
WHO report providing an an overview of child and adolescent health in the WHO European Region. The report focuses on several key areas where health outcomes are falling short, and provides insight into ways in which countries can improve the
Report identifying that the challenge for the NHS is how we find the solutions to the problems facing the NHS. As the only organisation to represent all doctors working across all sectors of the UK the BMA is uniquely placed
NHS England Healthy New Towns programme has released a leaflet introducing the 10 Healthy New Town Principles: Putting Health into Place. These principles will support partners in housebuilding, local government, healthcare and local communities to demonstrate how to create new
This report identifies available alcohol intelligence from across Greater Manchester. The data are separated into six categories: ccnsumption, health related impacts of alcohol, crime, young people, and examples of interventions to tackle excessive alcohol consumption.
Alcohol-related crime costs the economy around £1.5 billion per annum. As such policy has recorded a commitment to its reduction. Effective treatment services and interventions are required to do this; however there is little information available as to the existing status of
To address high levels of alcohol consumption and associated harm amongst residents of Derby and Linacre wards, NHS Sefton delivered a health intervention campaign entitled It’s Your Choice between September and November 2010. The campaign targeted residents of Linacre and
The UK has some of the highest levels of alcohol misuse in Europe. Because the Wirral ranks extremely highly in some indicators such as alcohol-specific hospital admission in England, young people are at increased risk of a range of alcohol-related harms (for example,
The UK has some of the highest levels of teenage alcohol misuse in Europe and related admissions have increased substantially in recent years. However, experiences of harm are not universal. Wirral rates of alcohol-related hospital admissions in young people are
Annual report to the European monitoring centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA).
This review sought to identify effective and cost-effective interventions and programmes that addressed health literacy and personal skills in relation to alcohol use and sexual health in community-based settings, including parent-targeted and family-based approaches.
This report details the causes of death of those identified, via the NDTMS, as having died whilst in contact with structured treatment in the North West of England between 1st April 2003 and 31st March 2009. The identification of the
This report brings together a range of data sources available at a local authority (LA) level to explore the extent of injury and violence across the North West. It is an accompaniment to the recent series of eleven pocket booklets
An Alcohol Treatment Requirement can be mandated by Courts as part of a community sentence. It requires offenders to attend structured alcohol treatment for a set number of hours a week over a fixed period of time (in this case
Levels of alcohol related problems in young people are escalating as evidenced by recent reports of sharp rises in alcohol related liver disease amongst young people. However, alcohol consumption is also linked to poor sexual decision-making. Until now, the two
The Inquiry Report, Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing – Second Edition, presents the findings of two years of research, evidence-gathering and discussions with patients, health and social care professionals, artists and arts administrators, academics, people in local government,
Sefton Community and Voluntary Service (CVS) manage a range of programmes that provide support for people within the local community. These programmes differ in size and delivery, and include projects related to health and wellbeing, children, young people and families, criminal justice
This report details results from the NDTMS for structured alcohol treatment in the North West of England during 2009/10. It outlines key information for each Primary Care Trust, along with data from other sources to provide context to the NDTMS