Paying to breathe: why unfair asthma prescription charges must be stopped – Asthma UK

Asthma is a life-threatening and life-long condition. To stay well, people with asthma often need to take their preventer inhaler every day for their entire lifetime. They also need their reliever inhaler to help them if their asthma symptoms flare

International comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood – Nuffield Trust and Association for Young People’s Health

Report that finds young people in the UK are making healthier life choices for themselves than before, but are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other

The complete routine immunisation schedule from autumn 2018 – Public Health England

This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.

Children with long-term conditions in the North West: Emergency hospital admissions for asthma, diabetes and epilepsy 2008/09 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The North West has the highest child emergency hospital admission rate for both asthma and epilepsy and the second highest admission rate for diabetes in England. This report details child emergency hospital admission rates, emergency bed day rates and average

Getting on… with life: Baby boomers, mental health and ageing well (Summary Report) – Mental Health Foundation

Report from the Mental Health Foundation that addresses the later life of the Baby Boomer generation, paying special attention to what must be done to safeguard their mental health. This summary gives an overview of the report’s key areas: health and wellbeing,

Reducing emergency admissions: unlocking the potential of people to better manage their long-term conditions – The Health Foundation

Health Foundation summary of research that explores the link between how well patients feel able to manage their long-term conditions such as asthma, diabetes and depression and their use of health care.  The findings show the NHS could reduce avoidable health

The Case for Change: Evidence based interventions for public health and the health and social care system across Liverpool City Region – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Action is needed to reduce the impact of chronic disease on the people and communities in the Liverpool City Region (covering the local authorities of Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral). This report, Case for Change, aims to

Assessment of delirium in hospital for people with dementia: Spotlight audit 2017–2018 – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

The National Audit of Dementia (care in general hospitals) (NAD) examines aspects of care received by people with dementia in general hospitals in England and Wales. In addition, NAD provides national and local reports to support hospitals to identify areas

In Good Health: A Report following the All Party Pharmacy Group’s 2018 Inquiry into Long Term Conditions – All Party Pharmacy Group

Report from the All Party Pharmacy Group that recommends: Patients with one or more condition must have access to a care plan, giving them control over how their condition is managed, that they can review. Community pharmacy is ideally placed to manage

CPG Hospices and Palliative Care: Inquiry Inequalities in access to hospice and palliative care – Cross Party Group Hospices and Palliative Care

Welsh Assembly Cross Party Group Hospices and Palliative Care report finding people with terminal illnesses and life-limiting conditions in Wales – especially dementia, heart failure and neurological conditions – face a range of barriers in accessing hospice and palliative care. 

Language Matters: Language and diabetes – NHS England

This guide provides practical examples of language that will encourage positive interactions with people living with diabetes and subsequently positive outcomes.

Time to deliver: report of the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on Noncommunicable Diseases – World Health Organization

World Health Organization report calling for urgent action to address chronic diseases and mental health disorders. It demands high-level political commitment and the immediate scaling up of actions to address the epidemic of NCDs.