NDTMS Themed Report: Does the North West of England have an ageing drug treatment population? – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The report provides information on the number of people aged 45 and over in contact with treatment by D(A)AT of residence, along with their demographic profile, the referral source into treatment and the type of intervention entered in comparison to

Rapid Sexual Health Needs Assessment Warrington Primary Care Trust – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A report looking at sexual health needs, demands and services in Warrington Primary Care Trust.

Rapid Sexual Health Needs Assessment Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A report looking at sexual health needs, demands and services in Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust.

Indicators of Children and Adults’ Healthy Weight in North West Local Authorities – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides a summary (for each of the North West local authorities) of 29 measures that have, or are considered to have, an established relationship to weight – covering key themes such as food and diet, physical activity, breastfeeding

Poverty in Scotland – Josephy Rowntree Foundation

Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis looking at poverty trends for families with children in Scotland, reflecting the commitments in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act to achieve substantial reductions by 2030. It highlights upcoming Scottish Government labour market strategies that have the potential to

Preventing violence through the development of safe, stable and nurturing relationships between children and their parents and caregivers – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This briefing looks at the effectiveness of interventions that encourage safe, stable and nurturing relationships for preventing child maltreatment and aggressive behaviour in childhood. The focus is on primary prevention programmes, those that are implemented early enough to avoid the

Preventing violence by developing life skills in children and adolescents – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Every day, worldwide, an estimated 227 children and youths (age 0–19 years) die as a result of interpersonal violence, and for each death many more are hospitalized with injuries. Poor social skills, low academic achievement, impulsiveness, truancy and poverty are among the factors

Preventing violence by reducing the availability and harmful use of alcohol – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

  Harmful use of alcohol is a major contributor to violence. Studies have shown that violence can be cut by reducing the availability of alcohol through regulating sales outlets and hours and prices; by providing brief interventions and longer-term treatment for problem drinkers;

Guns, knives and pesticides: reducing access to lethal means – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Homicide and suicide claim 600 000 and 844 000 human lives respectively, each year worldwide. This comes at a terrible cost to society – psychological and financial – and inhibits progress towards all eight of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals. This carnage

Promoting gender equality to prevent violence against women – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The relationship between gender and violence is complex. Evidence suggests, however, that gender inequalities increase the risk of violence by men against women and inhibit the ability of those affected to seek protection. There are many forms of violence against women; this briefing

Changing cultural and social norms that support violence – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Rules or expectations of behaviour – norms – within a cultural or social group can encourage violence. Interventions that challenge cultural and social norms supportive of violence can prevent acts of violence and have been widely used. This briefing describes how cultural and

Reducing violence through victim identification, care and support programmes – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

One of eight briefings in the Violence Prevention: The Evidence series produced by WHO and the Centre for Public Health. The series summarises the evidence for interventions to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence, providing clear directions for how violence prevention

Violence prevention: the evidence: Overview – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Violence Prevention: The Evidence is a series of eight briefings produced by WHO and the Centre for Public Health. The series summarises the evidence for interventions to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence. This document provides an overview of the seven

Asthma: Quality standard [QS25] – NICE

This quality standard covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in children, young people and adults. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. In September 2018, this quality standard was updated in response to an annual review, which identified

Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: Quality standard [QS174] – NICE

This quality standard covers the organisation and delivery of emergency and acute medical care in the community and in hospital. It covers adults (16 and over) who seek, or are referred for, emergency NHS care for a suspected or confirmed

The Impact of Alcohol in Greater Manchester: Biannual report number 9 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

As part of continued efforts to understand and monitor the alcohol situation in Greater Manchester, the Greater Manchester Alcohol Strategy Group is committed to improving data collection on alcohol consumption and related harms. In 2008, the Group commissioned the Centre

Protecting people Promoting health: A public health approach to violence prevention for England – Department of Health

This document outlines the extent and impact of violence nationally, covering violence in the general population as well as specific violence types that can impact dramatically on different sectors of society: child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence

Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Health Care Staff – Royal College of Nursing

One of the most important principles of safeguarding is that it is everyone’s responsibility. Health care staff frequently work with people in their moments of greatest need and can witness health and social inequalities which have a direct impact on

Learning disabilities and autism: A health needs assessment for children and adults in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Rapid health needs assessment for learning disabilities and autism amongst adults and children for the nine local authority areas across Cheshire and Merseyside. The report focuses on the health and wellbeing needs of adults and children with learning disabilities and autism

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