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

State Of Child Health: Short report series: Child health in 2030 in England: comparisons with other wealthy countries – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

This report uses long term historical data on key children and young people (CYP) health outcomes and various projection modelling methods to estimate CYP outcomes in 2030 in England compared with other wealthy European and western countries. The accompanying recommendations

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

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

Smoking behaviour in North West schoolchildren: a study of fifteen and sixteen year olds – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Using a sample of 9,833 North West teenagers surveyed by Trading Standards North West, this report examines the relationship between smoking behaviours and demographics, income, parental smoking, leisure activities and alcohol consumption.

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

Indications of Public Health in the English Regions 10: Drug Use – Association of Public Health Observatories

This tenth in a series of national reports produced for the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) by the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) is on drug use. The report contains 46 different indicators of drug use relating to the individual,

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,

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

Putting Health into Place: Introducing NHS England’s Healthy New Towns programme – NHS England

NHS England Healthy New Towns programme has released a leaflet introducing the 10 Healthy New Town Principles: Putting Health into Place. These principles will support partners in housebuilding, local government, healthcare and local communities to demonstrate how to create new

Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing: Second Edition – All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing

The Inquiry Report, Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing – Second Edition, presents the findings of two years of research, evidence-gathering and discussions with patients, health and social care professionals, artists and arts administrators, academics, people in local government,

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.

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

A new measure of poverty for the UK: The final report of the Social Metrics Commission – Social Metrics Commission

While various measures of income inequality and poverty exist, the UK no longer has an official measure of poverty for children, adults or pensioners.  This leaves a situation where policymakers and politicians are less able to track progress and it

Target: Wellbeing Evaluation Update Report 2011 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This evaluation update of the TWB portfolio provides reach analysis and evidence of behaviour change from the ten local programmes between January 2009 and August 2010, and provides an update to last year’s Target: Wellbeing Evaluation – Annual Report February

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,

Use and perceptions of parks in Merseyside and Manchester – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health.

High quality urban green spaces have an essential role to play in improving community health and wellbeing, and in reducing the health and social inequalities often seen between areas of high and low deprivation. This study explores how local parks are