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

Laboratory-confirmed cases of measles, rubella and mumps, England: July to September 2018: Health Protection Report Volume 12 Number 42 – Public Health England

Quartlerly report with commentary, on cases confirmed by PHE’s Virus Reference Department or national routine laboratory testing (mumps only).

Herpes zoster (shingles) immunisation programme 2017 to 2018: evaluation report: Evaluation of the fifth year of the shingles vaccination programme in England from 2017 to 2018 – Public Health England

In 2017 to 2018, patients became eligible for the shingles vaccine on their 70th and 78th birthday. Data underlying this report were collected according to the previous eligibility criteria, when patients were eligible if they were 70 or 78 on

NDA and PHE Epidemiology Governance Group Annual Report 2017 to 2018 -Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Public Health England

Details the work undertaken by Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRCs) on Domestic abuse.

Tetanus in England: 2017: Health Protection Report Volume 12 Number 18 – Public Health England

Update of the 2016 HPR report on surveillance data for England and Wales covering that period and it reiterates current recommendations on diagnosis and clinical management of tetanus. Data sources for the enhanced surveillance of tetanus include notifications.

Voluntary surveillance of pyogenic and non-pyogenic streptococcal bacteraemia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland: 2017: Health Protection Report Volume 12 Number 41 – Public Health England

Analysis of data from voluntary reports of pyogenic and non-pyogenic bacteramia (including trend data; age, sex and geographical distribution; and antimicrobial susceptibility) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Hepatitis C treatment monitoring in England: Content, completeness and preliminary findings from the Hepatitis C patient registry and treatment outcome system – Public Health England

This report summarises the content and completeness of data contained within the Hepatitis C patient registry and treatment outcome system at the end of April 2018, enabling a preliminary assessment of HCV treatment and its monitoring in England.

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

A Crying Shame: A report by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner into vulnerable babies in England – Office of the Children’s Commissioner

This report looks at how many babies might be vulnerable in this way and presents the facts about the sort of risks even very young children are being exposed to. Much of the data is missing; however, we are publishing

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).  

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

North West Alcohol Information: Fact Sheet 5: Strengthened Action on Drink Driving North West – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Alcohol was linked with 14,380 road casualties (6% of all road traffic accidents or RTAs), 1,960 serious injuries and 540 deaths (17% of all road deaths) in 2006. While the number of people killed or seriously injured from drink-driving in