Drug-related Deaths in Scotland in 2018 – National Records of Scotland

This report states that last year, Scotland saw a total of 1187 drug related deaths, the highest rate ever recorded and more than double the 574 deaths in 2008. It is the highest rate in Europe, and for the first

Parity of Esteem: Delivering Physical Health Equality for those with Serious Mental Health Needs – Royal College of Nursing

RCN report giving an overview of the work it is doing to address the mortality gap between people with serious mental illness and the rest of the population as well as our work towards establishing parity of esteem between mental

Improving the public’s health: Local government delivers – Local Government Association

Local Government Association report that finds: Data from Public Health England’s spend and outcome tool (SPOT) demonstrates that a number of key health outcomes have improved since responsibility for public health transferred to local authorities, despite the spend in several

Trends In Life Expectancy In EU And Other OECD Countries: Why are improvements slowing? – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

This paper reports on trends in life expectancy in the 28 EU countries and some other high-income OECD countries, and examines potential explanations for the slowdown in improvements in recent years. The slowdown in improvements in life expectancy since 2011

State of Child Health England: Two Years On – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Report that congratulates the Government on its commitment to child health, commending them on bold pledges in areas such as obesity, mental health and the integration of children’s health services. The scorecard, which describes progress against a series of recommendations

International comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood – Nuffield Trust and Association for Young People’s Health

Report that finds young people in the UK are making healthier life choices for themselves than before, but are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other

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

A review of recent trends in mortality in England – Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) was commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to review trends in life expectancy and mortality in England. This report summarises the findings from the commission and suggests further work that could be

Using the Care Review Tool for mortality reviews in Mental Health Trusts: Guidance for reviewers – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths is unveiled today.  The guidance, drawn up by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), focuses on patients with severe mental illness and on four

Care review tool for mortality reviews – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths is unveiled today.  The guidance, drawn up by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), focuses on patients with severe mental illness and on four

Prevention is better than cure: Our vision to help you live well for longer – Department of Health and Social Care

This document sets out a vision for putting prevention at the heart the nation’s health. Our mission is to improve healthy life expectancy so that, by 2035, we are enjoying at least five extra years of healthy, independent life, whilst

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,

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).  

A Review of Self-inflicted Deaths in Prison Custody in 2016 – Ministry of Justice

This report presents the findings of a review of the self-inflicted deaths in prison custody in 2016, with a particular focus on the way in which mental health concerns were identified, assessed and managed, to see whether a pattern of

Alcohol-attributable fractions for England: Alcohol-attributable mortality and hospital admissions – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of the relationships between alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harms. This report examines the major causes of ill-health and mortality due to alcohol and determines what proportion of cases in England are caused by alcohol. Figures presented include the latest

Liverpool City Region Alcohol Profile – North West Public Health Observatory

This profile presents 22 indicators which help to provide an up to date snapshot of the impact of alcohol on health,  mortality, behaviour and the economy across the Liverpool City Region.

NDTMS: Drug treatment in the North West of England 2007/08 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This publication details the results of the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) in the North West of England during 2007/08. The report provides information on the number, and profile, of individuals in contact with treatment during 2007/08 to provide

National Mortality Case Record Review: Annual Report 2018 – Royal College of Physicians

This report demonstrating that hospitals are using a standardised review approach to learn from adult acute deaths and improve patient care. It cites a number of case studies where the structured judgement review process has made positive contributions to improving

NDTMS Themed Report: Patterns of mortality amongst individuals in contact with drug treatment services in the North West of England: 5 years of data capture – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report details the causes of death of those identified, via the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS), as having died whilst in contact with structured drug treatment services in the North West of England between 2003/04-2007/08. The identification of