Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust held on 14 September 2017.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Cheshire – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Cheshire held on 28 and 29 June 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report Bedfordshire NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Bedfordshire NHS bowel cancer acreening programme held on 17 April 2018.

State Of The North East 2018: Public Mental Health And Wellbeing – Public Health England

A snapshot of mental health and wellbeing in the 12 local authorities in the north-east of England, the report: provides data and evidence relating to mental health and wellbeing with a public health focus explains risk and protective factors contributing

Annual Epidemiological Spotlight on HIV in Yorkshire and Humber: 2017 data- Public Health England

Report presenting annual epidemiological data for HIV in Yorkshire and Humber.  It details: trends in new diagnoses of HIV prevalence of diagnosed HIV across the PHE centre risk groups public health implications advice for stakeholders recommendations for the public

Sugar reduction in post-Brexit UK: A supply-side policy agenda: (FRC Food Brexit Breifing) – Food Research Collaboration

The withdrawal of the UK from the EU means that new regulations must be put in place to govern the supply of sugar and other agricultural commodities. In light of this, this briefing looks at five policy options that could

Handling of gabapentin and pregabalin as Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs in health and justice commissioned services – NHS England

This letter informs NHS England commissioned health and justice services and key stakeholders about the expectations for the handling of gabapentin and pregabalin as Schedule (Sch) 3 Controlled Drugs (CDs) from 1 April 2019.

National Infection Service Specialist Microbiology Network: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Public Health Collaborating Centre: Public health microbiology services user handbook – Public Health England

The collaborating laboratory at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) NHS Trust is within the PHE network. BSUH NHS Trust Microbiology and Infection Service deliver both diagnostic and specialist microbiology testing to the NHS and to the community at large.

Cross-Government Suicide Prevention Workplan – HM Government

Details how the government will work with the NHS, local government and the voluntary sector to reduce suicides. It sets out the actions being taken up to 2020 to carry out the suicide prevention strategy for England. These actions will

State of Child Health England: Two Years On – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Report that congratulates the Government on its commitment to child health, commending them on bold pledges in areas such as obesity, mental health and the integration of children’s health services. The scorecard, which describes progress against a series of recommendations

NHS Staff and Learners’ Mental Wellbeing Commission – Health Education England

Report that aims to discover and review evidence of good practice where the mental health and wellbeing of staff and learners in NHS organisations has been made an organisational priority. The Commission has examined successful interventions from around the country,

Reservoirs of Antimicrobial Resistance: POSTNOTE Number 595 – Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology

The widespread use of antimicrobials, particularly antibiotics, has accelerated the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in microbes. A recent report by the Health and Social Care Committee called for AMR to be a ‘top five policy priority’. This POSTnote evaluates

International comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood – Nuffield Trust and Association for Young People’s Health

Report that finds young people in the UK are making healthier life choices for themselves than before, but are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other

Tackling antimicrobial resistance 2019–2024: The UK’s five-year national action plan – Department of Health and Social Care

This 5-year national action plan supports the UK 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistance.  It sets out the ambitions and actions for the next 5 years.

A teachable moment: delivering perioperative medicine in integrated care systems – Royal College of Anaesthetists

The time preparing for, undergoing and then recovering from an operation is known as the perioperative period and the College believes that tailored care throughout this time will improve long-term outcomes for patients after surgery.  It suggests exercise and nutritional

Welfare trends report – Office for Budget Responsibility

Report that  focuses on disability benefits – payments that contribute to the extra costs associated with daily living and mobility for people with disabling conditions. It has two purposes. First, to explain the evolution of spending on disability benefits over the

Data sources to support local services tackling health risks of cold homes – Public Health England

This guidance will: help local areas to estimate the number of people who may be at risk of cold-home-related death and illness in a particular population, using a range of housing, vulnerability and health indicators help local areas to identify