Evaluation of the Bariatric Care Pathway: Prospective Patients – Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

NHS Wirral’s Bariatric Care Pathway (BCP) is a weight management programme which includes lifestyle and weight management education, drug therapy and potentially bariatric surgery. NHS Wirral commissioned an independent study of the BCP from Liverpool John Moores University to evaluate

Evaluation of the Bariatric Care Pathway: Final Report – Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

NHS Wirral’s Bariatric Care Pathway (BCP) is a weight management programme which includes lifestyle and weight management education, drug therapy and potentially bariatric surgery. NHS Wirral commissioned an independent study of the BCP from Liverpool John Moores University to evaluate

Mental health promotion and prevention training programmes: Emerging practice examples – Public Health England and NHS England

This framework can inform and influence the development of public health leadership and the workforce in relation to mental health. It includes: executive summary call to action framework appendices

Monkey’s Guide to Healthy Living and NHS Services: An evaluation of the implementation of resources designed to support the learning of primary school aged children in England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A team of researchers from the Faculty of Education , Health and Community recently carried out a national evaluation project on behalf of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. Colleagues from across the Faculty were involved in evaluating the impact

A Targeted Health Needs Assessment of the Eastern European Population in Warrington – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Warrington Borough Council commissioned a needs assessment which aimed to understand the health and wellbeing needs of the growing Eastern European population in Warrington. The project included a review of existing evidence, a stakeholder engagement event and qualitative engagement with

Top Tips for Health in Local Authorities: (Observatory Report Series Number 65) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Top tips for health in local authorities, aims to enable local authorities within Cheshire and Merseyside to focus on actions they can take to promote the health of local people and their employees. Linked closely to the Choosing Health White

An exploration of the social value and impact of community projects delivered by Widnes Vikings Sports Foundation – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Widnes Vikings Rugby League club deliver a community programme that involves delivering  interventions to specific population groups across Widnes. As part of this, they are delivering a number of health interventions that combine elements of physical and mental health support. In this report,

Health of women before and during pregnancy: health behaviours, risk factors and inequalities An initial analysis of the Maternity Services Dataset antenatal booking data – Public Health England

A national report on risk factors and inequalities. It can be used at a local level to identify variation in women’s health, before and in the early stages of a pregnancy.  It shows: how to provide preconception care with a

Hiding in plain sight: Treating tobacco dependency in the NHS: A report by the Tobacco Advisory Group of the Royal College of Physicians – Royal College of Physicians

Report from the Royal College of Physicians that addresses the harms and costs arising from smoking in patients, and argues for a new approach to treating their addiction.  It identifies giving smokers the help they need to quit smoking while in hospital

IPC And Personal Health Budget Support And Development Programme: Learning And Next Steps – Voluntary Voices

Report on the role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector has to play in delivering personalised care, and shows what needs to happen at a local level to realise this potential. It sets out how personal health budgets

Promoting health and preventing premature mortality in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups: Quality standard [QS167] – NICE

This quality standard covers promoting health and preventing premature mortality among black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups. It is relevant to all age groups and all settings.

Supporting nurse mentors to reduce the barriers to implementing alcohol Interventions and Brief Advice (IBA) in primary care- Alcohol Research UK

Report on a prject to reduce barriers to the implementation of alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) in primary care by providing expert support to nurse mentors to: develop a leadership role in IBA including provision of ongoing training and support to staff

Learning from the vanguards: supporting people and communities to stay well – NHS Clinical Commissioners

This briefing looks at what the vanguards set out to achieve when it comes to supporting people and communities to stay well. It highlights the work some of the vanguards have been doing and shares the lessons that other organisations

The wellbeing of 15 year-olds: further analysis of the 2014 What About YOUth? survey – Public Health England

Report from Public Health England highlighting associations between health behaviours, other self-rated life factors (such as bullying and body image) and wellbeing. Its four main findings are: Young people who engaged in behaviour which might harm their health such as drinking and

Getting into shape: Delivering a workforce for integrated care – Reform

Report from Reform that suggests to develop an appropriate staff resource for integrated care: Undergraduate training should be uncapped across the health and social care system. Doctors who choose not to work for the NHS should reimburse the cost of

NHS Health Check 40-64 Dementia Pilot: Research Findings: Summary Research Report – Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society report that summarises the findings from a pilot project into the effectiveness of dementia risk reduction messaging in NHS Health Checks. It found that the pilot project showed promise in shifting public awareness and understanding of dementia risk

Let’s Talk About Weight: A step-by-step guide to brief interventions with adults for health and care professionals – Public Health England and Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

This document offers tips on the short conversations health and care professionals should be having with overweight and obese patients about weight loss. It provides: practical advice on how to discuss weight loss tools to support making brief interventions Additional

A guide to commissioning and delivering tier 2 adult weight management services – Public Health England

Evidence-based guidance to support practitioners, commissioners and providers of tier 2 weight management services. It follows the journey of an adult weight management service user in a tier 2 service and provides recommendations, considerations and resources needed to put this in

Creating Connections: An evaluation of peer-led self-management training for single parents – Mental Health Foundation

The Creating Connections programme was focused on and achieved three overall outcomes; That single parents would: Show improved wellbeing, increased confidence and self-esteem and would feel better able to meet the challenges they face in their lives. Can make their own