Smoking prevalence in young adults aged 18 to 34 years – Public Health England

Detailed ad-hoc analysis of smoking prevalence, calculated from the Annual Population Survey. This document shows trends in smoking prevalence calculated from the Annual Population Survey for young adults age 18 to 34 years, by sex and region. Further breakdowns of

Stoptober 2018: campaign evaluation – Public Health England

Stoptober is a major annual event to encourage smokers to quit for 28 days in October – with the aim of stopping smoking permanently. This report document measures the impact of Stoptober in 2018. The report aims to assess the

Creating healthy places: perspectives from NHS England’s Healthy New Towns programme – The King’s Fund

These essays highlight a number of themes, including the value of taking a place-based approach to population health, the need for specific action on health inequalities, the importance of working closely with communities and the potential to use new places

Government Response to ACMD Report: Drug-related harms in homeless populations and how they can be reduced – Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

Government response to recommendations from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.  It accepts most recommendations with the exception of some of the metrics the report called for.

Drug-related harms in homeless populations and how they can be reduced – Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

This report finds that there is increased risk of problematic drug use associated with people who experience homelessness. There is a higher rate of drug-related deaths, infections among people who inject drugs, and multiple morbidities. People who experience homelessness and

Individual and local area factors associated with self-reported wellbeing, perceived social cohesion and sense of attachment to one’s community: analysis of the Understanding Society Survey – What Works Wellbeing

What Works Wellbeing analysis of data from the Understanding Society Survey (USS) which follows a large sample of people from across Britain over time. This study was undertaken to examine questions likely to be especially relevant for those working in

Putting Health into Place: Executive Summary: Principles 9 – 10 Develop and Provide – NHS England

This publication shares learning from the Healthy New Towns demonstrator sites on how to develop health services that help prevent ill health and provide integrated care when it is needed. It includes broader lessons for local areas to consider when

Putting Health into Place: Executive Summary: Principles 4 – 8 Design, Deliver and Manage – NHS England

This document outlines how to design, deliver and manage healthy places by using case studies, checklists and simple explanations which will help professionals working across planning, health and development to come together in partnership to create healthy places.

Putting Health into Place: Principles 1 -3 Plan, Assess and Involve – NHS England

The process of healthy place-making requires considerable leadership and collaboration. Each place is different and must be thoroughly understood with communities involved and empowered from the earliest opportunity. This document shares learning from the Healthy New Towns programme demonstrator sites

Putting Health into Place: Executive Summary: How to create healthier new communities: with lessons from NHS England’s Healthy New Towns programme – NHS England

This publication, the first in the series, provides an introduction to, and summary of, what has been learned. The programme worked with 10 ‘demonstrator sites’ chosen in March 2016 from over 100 applicants to help do this. These developments ranged

The good life: measuring inclusive growth across communities – Centre for Progressive Policy and All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Inclusive Growth

Centre for Progressive Policy report produced jointly with the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Inclusive Growth, introduces the new CPP Inclusive Growth Community Index. This combines data on five key outcomes – consumption, healthy life expectancy, leisure, inequality and unemployment

The new realists: Unite Students Insight Report 2019 – Unite Students

Unite Students report, produced together with the Higher Education Policy Institute, investigates young people’s transition to university, their expectations and their experiences in the first year, looking at both academic and non-academic aspects. Among the findings are that loneliness and

UK Chief Medical Officers’ physical activity guidelines – Department of Health and Social Care

A report from the Chief Medical Officers in the UK on the amount and type of physical activity people should be doing to improve their health. These guidelines are for health professionals, policymakers and others working to promote physical activity,

Welcome!: An induction guide for social prescribing link workers in primary care networks – NHS England

The welcome pack includes useful information to help link workers in primary care networks find out more about their role and what support is available.

Course corrections: how health care innovators learn from setbacks to achieve success – The Commonwealth Fund

This report examines new models for delivering and paying for health care to better serve vulnerable patients, including people with multiple chronic conditions, serious illnesses, or functional limitations, as well as those at risk of developing health problems because of

An evidence summary of health inequalities in older populations in coastal and rural areas: Full report- Public Health England

This report provides evidence on the health inequalities experienced by older populations in coastal and rural areas, together with a summary of key considerations to reduce inequalities and promote healthy ageing in these areas. It comprises a literature review supplemented

Ageing confidently: supporting an ageing workforce – Centre for Social Justice

It is estimated that by 2035, over half of all adults in the UK will be over 50 years of age. This report proposes several recommendations to provide older people and employers with the support needed to unlock the potential