Rapid Evidence Review: The role of alcohol in contributing to violence in intimate partner relationships – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report examines alcohol’s contribution to violence in intimate relationships. The public health burden of intimate partner violence (IPV) is considerable and alcohol use has been consistently identified as a risk factor for IPV perpetration. The report is based on

Criminal Justice Project: Class A drug tests in Merseyside Police custody (2016/17 to 2018/19) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme often begins with the police drug testing individuals in the custody suite for specified Class A drugs (opiates and/or cocaine) following an arrest or charge. If detainees test positive, they are served with a Required Assessment

Public Health England: Health and Justice Annual Review 2018 to 2019 – Public Health England

Public Health England report that outlines health trends in prisons and other prescribed places of detention. It focuses on some aspects of the work of Public Health England’s National Health and Justice Team. The report focuses on public health approaches

HSC (2000) 007: No secrets – guidance on developing multi-agency policies and procedures to protect vulnerable adults from abuse – Department of Health

The Government wishes to improve the arrangements for dealing with incidents of adult abuse. In September 1999 the Department of Health issued a consultative draft copy of ‘No Secrets’ for comment. We now enclose copies of the final, published document.

HSC (2000) 001 : Tackling violence towards GPs and their staff: the NHS (Choice of Medical Practitioner) Amendment Regulations 1999 – NHS Executive

This circular is intended to help HAs/PCTs/PCGs/practices and GPs implement proposals to address the problems of violent behaviour in General Practice, building on the measures which were introduced in 1994 [FHSL (94)24]. The guidance describes the amendment to the National

Quality First: Quality Assurance and Improvement Framework: Health and Justice and Sexual Assault Referral Centres – NHS England

This Quality Assurance and Improvement Framework (QAIF) provides the basic infrastructure for quality assurance of health and justice services. It is designed to underpin the delivery of NHS England’s responsibilities and duty in respect of quality, as stated in the

Classification of psychoactive substances: When science was left behind – Global Commission on Drug Policy

Report from the Global Commission on Drug Policy suggesting that the historical classification of psychoactive substances has contributed to the “world drug problem”. It is the first-ever comprehensive report providing a political reading of the current evaluation and classification, or

An independent review of the use and effectiveness of selective licensing – Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government

The Housing Act 2004 gave local authorities the power to designate areas of selective licensing to help tackle concerns over anti-social behaviour and low housing demand. In 2015, the conditions for designation were expanded to include poor property conditions, high

Ageing cohort of drug users – Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

This report from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) explores the specific issues for older people with a drug problem focusing on those who have had a drug problem for an extended period of time. It describes

Beyond the NHS: addressing the root causes of poor health – Centre for Progressive Policy

Centre for Progressive Policy report argues that a radical change of direction is required and focuses on how to develop and deliver a social model of health. It claims that the greatest socioeconomic challenges of our time, from poor-quality housing

The range and magnitude of alcohol’s harm to others: A report delivered to the Five Nations Health Improvement Network: A rapid review of cross-sectional surveys – Public Health England

There’s a lot of evidence about the relationship between alcohol consumption and harm experienced by drinkers such as ill health, disability and death. But there is less evidence to bring together what we know about the detrimental effects alcohol has

Integrated Monitoring System: Annual Report: Cheshire and Merseyside 2017/18 – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The annual report for the Integrated Monitoring System (IMS) details activity delivered during the 2017-18 financial year by 50 drug and alcohol services and 95 pharmacies across Merseyside and Cheshire. The report provides information on presentations to needle and syringe

Student Alcohol Research and Prevention Activity (SARPA) Pre-Intervention Report – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Student Alcohol Research and Prevention Activity (SARPA) project aims to encourage students in Liverpool to drink less alcohol on a night out. This report presents Stage 1 of the research activity, which incorporated a mixed methods approach. Unobtrusive venue

STAD in Europe (Evaluation Report) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The STAD (Stockholm Prevents Alcohol and Drug Problems) model is a community-based programme that has been associated with significant reductions in the overservice of alcohol, underage drinking and violence across Swedish nightlife settings (and surrounding communities). STAD combines three core

Evaluation of Liverpool’s Drink Less Enjoy More intervention 2017: Progress and findings to date – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Drink Less Enjoy More (DLEM) is a community-based intervention designed to prevent alcohol-related harms in nightlife settings through preventing sales of alcohol to intoxicated nightlife patrons in on-licensed premises (illegal in the UK); and discouraging, and reducing the acceptability of

Evaluation of the Wirral’s Drink Less Enjoy More intervention – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Drink Less Enjoy More (DLEM) is a community-based intervention designed to prevent alcohol-related harms in nightlife settings through preventing sales of alcohol to intoxicated nightlife patrons in on-licensed premises (illegal in the UK); and discouraging, and reducing the acceptability of

Evaluation of the Sefton Drink Less Enjoy More intervention – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

DLEM is a community-based intervention designed to prevent alcohol-related harms in nightlife settings through preventing sales of alcohol to intoxicated nightlife patrons in on-licensed premises (illegal in the UK); and discouraging, and reducing the acceptability of excessive drunkenness amongst nightlife

Evaluation of the Cheshire and Merseyside Drink Less Enjoy More intervention – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Drink Less Enjoy More (DLEM) is a community-based intervention designed to prevent alcohol-related harms in nightlife settings through preventing sales of alcohol to intoxicated nightlife patrons in on-licensed premises (illegal in the UK); and discouraging, and reducing the acceptability of

Estimates of the Prevalence of Opiate Use and/or Crack Cocaine Use, 2016/17: Sweep 13 report – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report presents the findings of Sweep 13 of the estimates of the prevalence of opiate and/or crack cocaine use in England, covering 2016/17. These continue the long time series of opiate and/or crack cocaine use prevalence estimates, starting in

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: St Helens DIP Activity Profile (2017/18) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive