Top tips for commissioners and providers of behaviour change training programmes – Public Health England

This ‘top tips’ document was commissioned by Cheshire and Merseyside Public Health Network (ChaMPs) to support the commissioning and delivery of effective behaviour change training programmes across Cheshire and Merseyside. The document was informed by a mapping exercise of behaviour

Behaviour change training delivered across Cheshire and Merseyside: mapping programmes and exploring processes – Public Health England

Behaviour change interventions have the potential to produce a significant impact on major causes of mortality and morbidity. This research focuses on behaviour change training programmes which aim to develop the knowledge and skills of staff so that they are better equipped to

Creating a performance management framework for a minimal alcohol data set for PCTs in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report that aims to identify possible data providers from a range of agencies who are able to provide intelligence regarding the impact of alcohol in Cheshire and Merseyside in areas such as: health, crime and justice, young people, and licensing.

Evaluation of Wirral Life Education Centre on the health and wellbeing of primary school children – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

An evaluation of a national charity working locally with primary schools, parents and carers, and others in the community to help children make healthy choices.

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

Lancashire: Brief Intervention Online Training Evaluation: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report on the effectiveness of online training to deliver train the trainers training in the delivery of Brief Interventions to prevent excess alcohol consumption. In total 115 initiated the training and completed the initial assessment and a brief discussion of key

The health and well-being of men in the WHO European Region: better health through a gender approach – World Health Organization

Although declining, high levels of premature mortality among men in some countries of the WHO European Region and gaps between men within countries require specific attention. A growing evidence base on the effectiveness of gender-responsive approaches to men’s health, and on

Promoting Low Carbon Healthy Lifestyles as new opportunities to tackle obesity and health inequality – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Innovative qualitative methods were used to engage with class groups of 10yr olds in six schools. Cycling and walking to school and growing their own vegetables were discussed as examples of Low Carbon Healthy Lifestyles. Children were enthusiastic about activities,

An Evaluation of the Healthier Homes Programme, NHS Wirral – Applied Health and Wellbeing Partnership

This evaluation examined the impact of the Healthier Homes initiative on young people’s residential care home managers and staff, and on the young people within the homes.  Healthier Homes has been developed by the NHS Wirral Curriculum Lead for Lifestyle and Policy  as

Evaluation of the Get on Top Website Supporting Sexual Health Promotion in Sefton Interim Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A report on an evaluation of a web-based communications campaign that aims to improve young people’s access to information on protecting their sexual health and avoiding unplanned pregnancy. This report sets out the findings of initial baseline qualitative research into

Patient Perspectives on the Wirral Bariatric Care Pathway – 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

Stakeholder Perception of the Bariatric Care Pathway on the Wirral – 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

An Evaluation of an HIV Awareness Training Pilot in Nursing/Residential Homes in Wirral – The Applied Health and Wellbeing Partnership

The Applied Health and Wellbeing Partnership is an initiative of NHS Wirral Research & Development Team and Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health. The Partnership supports the development, delivery and evaluation of the Wirral Health and Wellbeing Strategy,

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

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,