Public Health Institute Annual Report – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Public Health Institute Annual Report 2017/18 This report provides examples of local, national and international research projects in addition to news about the Public Health Institute’s education programmes. It gives particular focus to the on-going commitment that they have to working

Investigation into an outbreak of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157 PT 21/28 Stx2 in England, August 2017 – Public Health England

Report from the multi-agency investigation into an outbreak of 4 cases infected with genetically related strains of STEC O157 identified in August 2017. The report links the STEC serogroup O157 PT 21/28 outbreak to raw pet food and recommends increasing public

Cold Weather Plan For England Making the Case: Why long-term strategic planning for cold weather is essential to health and wellbeing – Public Health England

This document aims to support the Cold Weather Plan for England (CWP) by providing the evidence of the effects of cold on health as well as what is known about the effectiveness of interventions.

Britain’s Brexit hopes, fears and expectations – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This report analyses the results of questions on attitudes to Brexit from the 2017 British Social Attitudes survey. It focuses on the long-term consequences of Brexit, and pays special attention to the views of people on a low income.  It finds: The

Experience of crime and witness intimidation in Breckfield – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides information on crime and witness intimidation in Breckfield, collected in the beginning stages of the Making WAVES pilot project, which included: a community crime and witness intimidation survey; a residents’ focus group; and a range of interviews

Young People and Cannabis use in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This study investigated cannabis use in young people recruited from Liverpool City Centre aged between 16-25 years and who were not in contact with treatment services. The research aimed to identify patterns of young people’s cannabis use and to investigate

Risky drinking in North West school children and its consequences: A study of fifteen and sixteen year olds – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A study of 9,833 15-16 year old school children in the North West, examining relationships between risky drinking behaviours (binge drinking, frequent drinking, drinking in public places) and demographics, income, leisure activities and access to alcohol. Negative consequences of risky

National Confidential Enquiry Into Patient Outcome And Death: Themes and Recommendations Common To All Hospital Specialties – NCEPOD

The purpose of this report is to look at the recommendations within a set of chosen themes observed across these reports, and to bring these together into a set of general recommendations. To extract the common themes for this report,

Standards of proficiency for nursing associates – Nursing and Midwifery Council

The standards of proficiency presented here represent the standards of knowledge and skills that a nursing associate will need to meet in order to be considered by the NMC as capable of safe and effective nursing associate practice. These standards

An overview of reviews: the effectiveness of interventions to address loneliness at all stages of the life-course – What Works Wellbeing

The review sought to address the question: What is the effectiveness of interventions to alleviate loneliness in people of all ages across the lifecourse? The results from controlled study designs in community settings and care homes showed no effect of interventions

Guidelines for Health & Justice Clinical Reviewers – NHS England

This document provides NHS England Health & Justice Commissioning Teams and Clinical Reviewers with national operating procedures and guidelines for the provision of Clinical Review reports to the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO).  

Guidelines for Health & Justice Clinical Reviewers – NHS England

This document provides NHS England Health & Justice Commissioning Teams and Clinical Reviewers with national operating procedures and guidelines for the provision of Clinical Review reports to the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO).  

Younger drug users assessed by DIP teams in non-intensive areas; characteristics and implications for service delivery – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report examines the characteristics of clients assessed by DIP teams in 31 non-intensive D(A)AT areas across England in 2006/7. It focuses upon significant differences between clients under 25 and their older counterparts. The implications for service delivery are discussed.

North West Children and Young People’s Health Indicators – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report shows the picture of the health of 1.7 million children and young people in the North West by comparing the health and wellbeing of under-18s in local areas across the region against 50 different indicators.

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

North West Alcohol Information: Fact Sheet 1: Tolerance and Perceptions of Drinking – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This Fact Sheet examines public tolerance and perceptions of alcohol and harm before reviewing the evidence on the true alcohol burden. It then highlights the effect of interventions (such as education) that aim to change tolerance and perceptions, which are

North West Alcohol Information: Fact Sheet 2: Alcohol Availability to Underage Drinkers – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Preventing alcohol misuse by children is a public health priority. Consumption doubled in the last 15 years with the greatest rise in those under 15 years old. Children who abuse alcohol before 15 years are four times more likely to

North West Alcohol Information: Fact Sheet 3: Cheaply Available Alcohol, Irresponsible Promotions and Deep Discounting – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Alcohol sales generate £7.9bn annually for the Government, while £20bn is spent on alcohol-related illness, crime and debilitation. The cost of alcohol has remained relatively constant since 1996, but in reality became cheaper as income increased. This relative decrease is

North West Alcohol Information: Fact Sheet 4: Restricted Drinking in Public Places – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Public drunkenness and rowdiness were perceived as a problem by a quarter of people in England and Wales in their local area in 2006/07, as they can lead to a range of harms experienced both by individuals and communities. Designated Public