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

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

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

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

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

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: Sefton 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

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: Knowsley 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

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – Wirral DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) – 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

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: Wirral 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

Keeping kids safe: Improving safeguarding responses to gang violence and criminal exploitation – Children’s Commissioner

This research estimates there are 27,000 children in England who identify as a gang member, only a fraction of whom are known to children’s services. Some of these children may only identify loosely with a gang and may not be

Government Response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s Inquiry into Prison Health – HM Government

Government response to Prison health: Twelfth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee The response considers: The state of health and care in English prisons Equivalence of care

Restoring something lost: The mental health impact of therapy dogs in prisons – Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health evaluation findings of a pilot scheme to introduce two therapy dogs to people with histories of self-harm in three prisons in England’s North East. The pilot found that the therapy dogs had a calming influence on prisoners,

Deaths in Police Custody: Progress Update – HM Government

On 30 October 2017, Dame Elish Angiolini’s report of the independent review of deaths and serious incidents in police custody was published, alongside the government’s substantive response. As part of its response, the government commissioned the ministerial council on deaths

Action Plan Submitted: 12th November 2018 A Response to the HMI Probation Inspection: South West and South Central National Probation Service – HM Prison and Probation Service

The action plan for West Yorkshire CRC, in response to the HMI Probation Inspection.

An inspection of South West South Central National Probation Service – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Overall, the NPS South West South Central division is rated as: Good. This rating has been determined by inspecting this provider in three areas of its work, referred to as ‘domains’. The findings and subsequent ratings in those three domains are described here: