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

Estimating diversion ratios of hospital mergers: Economics Working Paper – Competition and Markets Authority

Understanding patient choice is vital in assessing the closeness of competition between hospitals. The standard technique used in the UK is to estimate substitution patterns based on historical GP referrals. This paper compares the results of the ‘GP referral’ methodology to a demand

Designing the Shared Prosperity Fund – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This report presents research on how the Government’s proposed UK Shared Prosperity Fund can invest in places that have been left behind by economic change, putting into practice the idea of ‘inclusive growth’. After Brexit, the UK will lose access

A Wealth of Difference: Reforming the taxation of wealth – Institute for Public Policy Research

IPPR Commission on Economic Justice report that identifies that while the UK is a wealthy nation but that wealth is very unevenly distributed. This has negative implications for both economic prosperity and justice. These issues are set to become more

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.

Review of alcohol-related harm in Wigan and Leigh – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

An estimated 1.55 million people in England drink at harmful levels and a further 6.6 million drink hazardously 1 . In Wigan, alcohol consumption is particularly high (NWPHO, 2007). Approximately a quarter of the population is reported to drink at

Health and Sustainability Factsheet 2: May 2009: Public Health Aspects of Sustainable Buildings – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Sustainable buildings, often also known as green buildings or eco-homes, are structures designed, built and operated in an ecological and resource-efficient manner. They aim to reduce the adverse human and environmental impacts, while improving our quality of life and economic well-being, and that achieve sustainability

Health and Lifestyles in the North West – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The North West regional lifestyle survey – the largest ever survey in the region – took place between June and December 2007. The region’s residents were asked about their general health, height and weight, diet and nutrition, physical activity, alcohol

Using geodemographics to segment the market for hazardous and harmful drinkers in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Social marketing is an insight driven process that seeks to first understand the lives of those whose behaviour it is seeking to change. It uses a systematic approach to understand the rich mixture of the population who may have different

Preparing for automation and ageing: A successful 21st century skills system in Northern Ireland and Scotland – Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland

A truly successful skills system could bring vast benefits to Northern Ireland and Scotland. Both are on the cusp of significant changes, as the impact of automation and technological change combines with an ageing population. This could carry significant dividends,

Poverty in Scotland – Josephy Rowntree Foundation

Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis looking at poverty trends for families with children in Scotland, reflecting the commitments in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act to achieve substantial reductions by 2030. It highlights upcoming Scottish Government labour market strategies that have the potential to

Improving people’s health: Applying behavioural and social sciences to improve population health and wellbeing in England – Public Health England

Provides a comprehensive and collaborative strategy to enable public health professionals to use behavioural and social sciences to improve health and wellbeing. The behavioural and social sciences are particularly important for public health because many of the issues that undermine

Evaluation and Review of Tier 4 Alcohol Treatment Services in the Cumbria and Lancashire Alcohol Network: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Cumbria and Lancashire Alcohol Network (CLAN) commissioned this review and evaluation current tier 4 alcohol treatment services in Cumbria and Lancashire. The review determined service provision in the areas within Cumbria and Lancashire using local and national evidence, including

Evaluation and review of Tier 4 Alcohol Services in Cumbria and Lancashire – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This review and evaluation of current tier 4 alcohol treatment services in Cumbria and Lancashire was commissioned by the Cumbria and Lancashire Alcohol Network (CLAN). The review determined alcohol service provision in the areas within Cumbria and Lancashire using local

Alcohol Treatment in Cheshire and Merseyside 2008/09 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This publication details the results of the tier 3 and 4 (structured) National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) and the tier 2 (non structured) Alcohol Treatment Monitoring System (ATMS) in Cheshire and Merseyside during 2008/09.

Patterns of mortality amongst individuals in contact with structured drug and alcohol treatment services in the North West of England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report details the causes of death of those identified, via the NDTMS, as having died whilst in contact with structured treatment in the North West of England between 1st April 2003 and 31st March 2009. The identification of the

Evaluation of the Alcohol Treatment Requirement in Five Sites Across the Lancashire Probation Area – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

An Alcohol Treatment Requirement can be mandated by Courts as part of a community sentence. It requires offenders to attend structured alcohol treatment for a set number of hours a week over a fixed period of time (in this case

Structured alcohol treatment in the North West of England 2009/10 Results from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report details results from the NDTMS for structured alcohol treatment in the North West of England during 2009/10. It outlines key information for each Primary Care Trust, along with data from other sources to provide context to the NDTMS

The economic and social costs of alcohol-related harm in Leeds 2008-09 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Identifying the costs of alcohol-related harm is essential in informing decision-making across government and multi-agency partners regarding alcohol policy, investment in and commissioning of alcohol interventions at a regional and local level, and at an individual level, influencing lifestyle behaviour.

Private Provision of Publicly Funded Health Care: The Economics of Ownership – Office of Health Economics

Office of Health Economics briefing that outlines the NHS ownership debate in terms of the economics. It aims to improve understanding of how economics can or cannot help to resolve the question of whether the private ownership of health care