Healthy Weight in the North West Population – North West Public Health Observatory

This is the seventh in the series of synthesis reports, produced by the North West Public Health Observatory, that aim to bring together policy, evidence and intelligence on specific topics. This report examines weight issues in the North West population.

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

Indicators of Children and Adults’ Healthy Weight in North West Local Authorities – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides a summary (for each of the North West local authorities) of 29 measures that have, or are considered to have, an established relationship to weight – covering key themes such as food and diet, physical activity, breastfeeding

Situation Of Child And Adolescent Health In Europe – World Health Organization

WHO report providing an an overview of child and adolescent health in the WHO European Region. The report focuses on several key areas where health outcomes are falling short, and provides insight into ways in which countries can improve the

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

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

Exploring the Acceptability of a Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Brief Evidence Review April 2013 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

High consumption of sugary drinks can have detrimental effects to health, and there is strong evidence for the association between sugary drinks and obesity. This report explores the evidence regarding drivers of sugary drink consumption. As price is identified as

Exploring the Acceptability of a Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Evidence has suggested that placing a tax on sugary drinks could reduce consumption, and reduce levels of obesity. This report describes insight work undertaken in the North West, to examine the attitudes, behaviours and perceptions of people who would most

Evidence Briefing: Improving maternal health and health in early years – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This briefing produced in collaboration with the champs public health network identifies evidence-based approaches to improving the health of infants and parents. Evidence suggests that the North West performs poorly in comparison to national averages on many indicators that predict

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