Evaluation of the Phase 2 Snack Right Social Marketing Project – base-line data: A preliminary report: (Observatory Report Series No. 70) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

This research is the final report on the evaluation of Phase 2 Snack Right social marketing project that aimed to improve the nutritional quality of snacks given to pre-school children in deprived areas of Cheshire and Merseyside and to gain

Evaluation of the Phase 2 Snack Right Social Marketing Project – Final Report: (Observatory Report Series No. 71) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

This research is the final report on the evaluation of Phase 2 Snack Right social marketing project that aimed to improve the nutritional quality of snacks given to pre-school children in deprived areas of Cheshire and Merseyside and to gain

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

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

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.

Cover paper for the Animal Health, Food Safety and Public Health risk assessments for Chronic Wasting Disease and TSEs in cervids – Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Food Standards Agency, and Public Health England

The recent detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a disease of cervids (mammal of the deer family), for the first time in Europe raises concerns about domestic exposure to CWD prions and risks to human health.  These assessments consider the risk of introduction

2010 Year of Health and Wellbeing Evaluation Report – Liverpool Primary Care Trust

Report that evaluates a joint working approach to public health.  Key outcomes of this approach were that it: publicly articulates the solidarity between key agencies to working collaboratively with all partners and communities. provides a strong framework for partnership working across

National Child Measurement Programme: Operational guidance 2018 – Public Health England

This guidance document advises local commissioners and providers of the NCMP on how the programme should be implemented. This helps to maintain the high quality of the programme, supports a cost effective approach and helps local partners to ensure that

Possible listeria contamination of frozen vegetables distributed by Greenyard (2018): Information for healthcare professionals – Public Health England

Guidance for health professionals relating to listeriosis following recall of frozen vegetables distributed by Greenyard (2018). A number of frozen vegetable products were recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, this document provides guidance for healthcare professionals answering queries from

Hospital vending machines: helping people make healthier choices – Public Health England

Vending machines have been criticised for providing convenient access to food and drinks that are high in saturated fat, sugar and salt (7-12). Hospitals have a role to play in the food provided to staff and visitors as well as to patients.

Uptake and retention in group-based weight-management services: Literature review and behavioural analysis – Public Health England

This review and behavioural analysis of group based weight management programmes, identifies the: main factors (barriers and facilitators) that affect whether people take up weight management programmes main factors (barriers and facilitators) influencing continued engagement with programmes components of programme

Obesity, healthy eating and physical activity in primary schools: A thematic review into what actions schools are taking to reduce childhood obesity – Ofsted

Ofsted report that looks at the actions primary schools are taking to reduce childhood obesity. Emphasises that schools should be reinforcing messages, imparting knowledge and developing skill are what schools do – and do well. In the shared effort to

Feeding in the First Year of Life – Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition

Report from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN)  thatconsiders evidence on the impact of infant feeding on short and longer term health outcomes for infants and mothers. It also considers factors that influence eating behaviour and diversification of the

Childhood obesity: a plan for action: Chapter 2 – Department of Health and Social Care

Outlines the actions the government will take towards its goal of halving childhood obesity and reducing the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas by 2030. This follows a reductions industry has delivered a 2%

Childhood obesity: a plan for action – Cabinet Office, Department of Health and Social Care, HM Treasury, and Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street

The government’s plan to reduce England’s rate of childhood obesity within the next 10 years by encouraging: industry to cut the amount of sugar in food and drinks primary school children to eat more healthily and stay active

Childhood obesity: Time for action: Eighth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Health Committee

The Government is expected to publish shortly a refreshed version of the childhood obesity plan first published in summer 2016. This report outlines the following key areas which demand attention as a matter of urgency by the Government before the

Sugar reduction and wider reformulation programme: Report on progress towards the first 5% reduction and next steps – Public Health England

The report includes a detailed assessment of progress by the food industry towards the 5% reduction in the first year of the sugar reduction programme.  The reports includes: top line results showing progress to date in reducing sugar and calories in

Sugar reduction: juice and milk based drinks: A technical report outlining guidelines for industry, 2017 baseline levels for drinks in scope and next steps – Public Health England

A technical report outlining guidelines for industry, 2017 baseline levels for drinks in scope and next steps. Includes: clarity on products included in the categories baseline figures for juice and milk based drinks mechanisms through which the sugar reduction ambitions can

The current landscape of obesity services: a report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity – All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity

Report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity which calls for: Development of an obesity strategy for children and adults involving all stakeholders  to strengthen existing services and replicate best practice across the country. Obesity/weight management training should be introduced into medical school syllabuses

Breastfeeding: A Mother’s Gift, for Every Child – UNICEF

New analysis from UNICEF on breastfeeding practices around the world and sets out key recommendations for governments, the private sector, civil society and communities in low-, middle- and high-income countries to increase breastfeeding rates. The report finds that more than