Assessing the Preparedness of the Health Care System Infrastructure in Six European Countries for an Alzheimer’s Treatment – RAND Corporation

This research analyzes the preparedness of the health care systems in six European countries — France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom — to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of patients if a disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s becomes

Liverpool Unintentional Injury Prevention Audit – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Liverpool Unintentional Injury Prevention Audit assesses: the availability, accessibility and quality of unintentional injury data; the types of injuries that occur and their locations; groups of people most at risk; prevention strategies currently in place across Liverpool PCT; and

Health risk perception and environmental problems: Findings from ten case studies in the North West of England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report from the Centre for Public Health highlights how risk perception can affect health and may be more important in determining priorities for intervention than calculated risk; although regulatory bodies have a legal responsibility to focus on the latter.

Be the change: Ensuring an effective response to all in psychiatric emergency equal to medical care: Recommendations from the first international summit on urgent and emergency behavioural healthcare – NHS Clinical Commissioners

Behavioural health crisis is a global problem. Behavioural health is an inclusive term that covers the emotions, behaviours and biology relating to a person’s mental well-being, their ability to function in everyday life and their concept of self. It includes

GP Partnership Review: Interim report – Wessex LMC

The partnership model of general practice has been the foundation of the NHS for over 70 years. The evidence from around the world shows that healthcare systems that have invested in primary care have better outcomes, with greater patient satisfaction delivered at a

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

Measuring Alcohol Related Emergency Department Attendances Amongst Young People: Pilot Study – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The study aims to: Understand the proportion and type of injury attendances to EDs made by young people that are linked to alcohol; Compare paper-based and electronic alcohol data collection methods; and, Suggest recommendations to develop routine collection of alcohol-related

Acute medical care in England: Findings from a survey of smaller acute hospitals – Nuffield Trust

This profile of smaller hospitals in England finds trusts struggling to recruit and retain acute medical staff. Services across the country are configured in a wide variety of ways, with little evidence of an ‘ideal’ model for acute medical care

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

At the Sharp End: A Pilot Investigation into the Health of Older Injecting Drug Users in Wirral – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

In Cheshire and Merseyside, people aged 40 or over made up only 10% of the population in drug addiction services in 1998 compared to 23% in 2004/05 (Beynon et al., 2007). Monitoring of drug treatment now occurs on a national

NHS 111 National Business Continuity Escalation Policy – NHS England

This document sets out the policy and process for the deployment of national business continuity for NHS 111. It outlines how and when the service should be activated and how this is governed.

State of Maternity Services Report 2018: Scotland – Royal College of Midwives

This report provides an overview of some of the ‘big picture’ trends that are taking place in the midwifery workforce and identifies some of the challenges that face the profession and maternity services in England.  It estimates that the national midwife

State of Maternity Services Report 2018: England – Royal College of Midwives

This report provides an overview of some of the ‘big picture’ trends that are taking place in the midwifery workforce and identifies some of the challenges that face the profession and maternity services in England.  It estimates that the national midwife

An Evaluation of the Fire Support Network Safe and Sound project in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University was commissioned by Merseyside Fire Support Network to evaluate the effectiveness of the Safe and Sound home safety equipment project in Liverpool. This project identified families at risk of childhood

NHS review of winter 2017/18 – NHS Improvement

Reviews NHS performance during the 2017/18 winter period to help better understand the issues and pressure the service dealt with on a daily basis, and to contribute to planning for the 2018/19 winter period. Finds: 2017/18 saw the worst flu outbreak

Government response to the recommendations of the Health and Social Care Committee’s inquiry into ‘Integrated care: organisations, partnerships and systems’ Seventh report of session 2017-19 – Department of Health and Social Care

Joint response reflecting the views of the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, NHS Improvement, the Care Quality Commission and Health Education England. It sets out how the government intends to address the House of Commons Health and

Injury Attendances Across Lancashire Accident and Emergency Departments 2012/2013 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

On behalf the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) Lancashire Project, this report provides an analysis of injury attendances to Accident and Emergency Departments (AEDs) across Lancashire, reporting on patient demography and incident levels between April 2012 and March 2013.

TIIG Intentional and unintentional childhood injuries within Greater Manchester (2011/12 to 2012/13) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

On behalf the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) Greater Manchester project, this report provides an analysis of childhood injury (0-17 years) attendances to Accident and Emergency Departments (AEDs) across Greater Manchester, reporting on patient demography and incident levels between

Falls in Lancashire: An Analysis of Emergency Department and Ambulance Data (October 2012 to September 2013) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This is the second in the series of pan-Lancashire Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) themed reports for 2013/14. The report provides an indication of the burden of falls on health services and residents of Lancashire over a twelve-month period,