The Public Health contribution to capacity planning and demand management in Cheshire and Merseyside, Phase 3: Preventing falls in older people: (Observatory Report Series Number 55) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Following a search of the literature of public health interventions that can be provided by the NHS to reduce hospital admissions (see Report No. 53), this report attempts to quantify the impact on hospital activity in Cheshire and Merseyside by

Top Tips for sexual health promotion: Full Report: (Observatory Report Series No. 72) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

The promotion of sexual health involves encouraging healthy patterns of behaviour which avoid the damaging effects of poor sexual health. With that in mind, Top tips for sexual health promotion focuses on positive influences for sexual health in the community and how they

Top Tips for a Healthy Planned Environment Final Report: (Observatory Report Series No. 73) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Top Tips for a healthy planned environment is the fifth document in the Top Tips series that aims to promote public health. The key topic areas covered are: history, policy, transport, physical activity, environmental sustainability, wellbeing, crime prevention, alcohol, fast food, sunbeds and

Ageing: Future planning Horizon scanning for those aged 65+: (Observatory Report Series No. 74) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Summarises two pieces of work: a review of the literature on ageing and its implications for health and healthcare in the future; and, the outcomes of a regional conference, Ageing: Future Planning, held on 6 October 2009.

Wellness Services – Evidence based review and examples of good practice: (Observatory Report Series No. 76) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

This report reviews the regional and National evidence base regarding any programmes that commission on a “whole person” centred approach and potential benefits that might be achieved in terms of the economics and overall patient/ public experience and quality issues.

CMO Alcohol Guidelines Review: Mapping systematic review level evidence: A report for the Health Evidence Expert Working Group – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This document provides a map of the systematic review level evidence and describes the type and quantity of published material on the health impacts from alcohol.

CMO Alcohol Guidelines Review: A summary of the evidence of the health and social impacts of alcohol consumption: A report for the Health Evidence Expert Working Group – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This document provides an overview of the evidence on the health and social impacts of alcohol consumption mapped against the terms of reference of the Expert Group.

CMO Alcohol Guidelines Review: A summary of the evidence on understanding and response to public health guidelines: A report for the Behavioural Evicence Expert Working Group – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This document provides a summary of a series of systematic reviews and literature searches undertaken to inform the discussions of the Expert Group around understandings and responses to official public health guidelines in relation to a range of health-related behaviours,

Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on health-harming behaviours in the Welsh adult population – Public Health Wales

This report is one in a series of reports examining the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the Welsh adult population and their impact on health and well-being across the life course. Substantial proportions of the Welsh population reported

The Case for Change: Evidence based interventions for public health and the health and social care system across Liverpool City Region – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Action is needed to reduce the impact of chronic disease on the people and communities in the Liverpool City Region (covering the local authorities of Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral). This report, Case for Change, aims to

Understanding the relationship between poverty and alcohol misuse – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This rapid review examined evidence of the association between poverty and alcohol use. The research primarily focused on work undertaken in the UK and was commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation as part of their programme to develop Anti-Poverty Strategies

Evaluating the Impact of Dry January 2016 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The North West Coast (NWC) Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) has identified harms caused by alcohol as a specific area of work in the region. In particular the AHSN is keen to support innovative initiatives where they can have a

Alcohol’s harms to others: the harms from other people’s alcohol consumption in Wales – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Internationally, there is growing recognition of the harms that an individual’s alcohol consumption can cause to those around them (referred to as alcohol’s harms to others). Consequently, research into this issue has started to emerge highlighting the nature, extent and costs of alcohol’s

Alcohol Insight: An exploration of the role of alcohol in the life experiences of the homeless population in Merseyside, UK – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This Alcohol Research UK funded project explored alcohol consumption patterns of the homeless population. The research aimed to provide further context and understanding to changes in consumption patterns for the homeless population in Merseyside. Co-productive research methods were adopted for

Prevention Programmes Cost-Effectiveness Review: Alcohol: (Observatory Report Series, number 84 Cost effectiveness review series, number 2) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

This is the second topic area covered by the cost effectiveness review series. It follows on from a review on physical activity. A comprehensive review of the literature is presented on evidence of the cost effectiveness and potential cost savings

Assessing the Impact of the Economic Downturn on Health and Wellbeing: (Observatory Report Series No. 88) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

Health impact of the economic downturn. Through a literature review and analysis of key indicators the report assesses the evidence base for the impact of the economic downturn on mental and physical health and use of health and local authority

Prevention Programmes Cost Effectiveness Review: Diet and Healthier Eating: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory Report Series, number 89, Cost effectiveness review series, number 3) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

Provides a comprehensive review of the literature is presented on evidence of the cost effectiveness and potential cost savings of preventive programmes and projects relating to diet and healthier eating.

Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing needs assessment: Merseyside: Summary: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 91) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Explores the factors that contribute to positive and negative emotional health amongst children and young people. The needs assessment seeks to paint a picture of need across Merseyside, informing commissioning at two levels: commissioning services for those with common and

Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing needs assessment: Merseyside: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 90) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Explores the factors that contribute to positive and negative emotional health amongst children and young people. The needs assessment seeks to paint a picture of need across Merseyside, informing commissioning at two levels: commissioning services for those with common and

Fixed odds betting terminal use and problem gambling across the Liverpool City region: (Observatory report series No. 95) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

The aims of the project were to develop a local evidence base in relation to Fixed odds betting terminal (FOBT) use and problem gambling, look at reasons for excess gambling, and to investigate the availability and adequacy of local support