HSC (2003) 002: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, held on 27 and 28 March 2019.  

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Cervical Screening Programme Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust held on 19 and 20 March 2019.

Guidance for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UK: Updated August 2019 – Public Health England

Advice for health protection professionals on the management of meningococcal disease in the UK.  This guidance on the public health management of individual cases and clusters of invasive meningococcal disease is an amalgamation of the 2014 guidance on preventing secondary

Tackling loneliness: (Briefing Paper number 8514) – House of Commons Library

The government’s Loneliness Strategy was published in October 2018. It set out a wide variety of cross-departmental measures that the government would take to provide ‘national leadership’ to tackle loneliness in England. This briefing: explains the Strategy; the steps taken

HSC (2004) 002 LAC (2004) 2 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2004/05 – Department of Health

In 2004-05 CAMHS funding to councils will be increased substantially to reflect the Government’s continuing commitment to radically improve the overall level of provision. The total 2004-05 CAMHS Grant is £67M. Of this £60.5M is allocated directly to councils using

HSC (2004) 004 LAC (2004) 28 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2005/06 – Department of Health

This circular sets the conditions attached to the core CAMHS Grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

HSC (2006) 001 LAC(2006) 6 : Child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant guidance 2006-07 and 2007-08 – Department of Health

This circular sets out the conditions attached to the core child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

Rapid Evidence Review: The role of alcohol in contributing to violence in intimate partner relationships – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report examines alcohol’s contribution to violence in intimate relationships. The public health burden of intimate partner violence (IPV) is considerable and alcohol use has been consistently identified as a risk factor for IPV perpetration. The report is based on

Criminal Justice Project: Class A drug tests in Merseyside Police custody (2016/17 to 2018/19) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme often begins with the police drug testing individuals in the custody suite for specified Class A drugs (opiates and/or cocaine) following an arrest or charge. If detainees test positive, they are served with a Required Assessment

WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2019: Offer help to quit tobacco use – World Health Organization

Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective tobacco control measures – four times more people than a

The macroeconomic impact of government innovation policies: A quantitative assessment – University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

This report was funded by Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, for a research project undertaken by the IIPP and UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources. It introduces a new theoretical framework for understanding the links between fiscal policy

Getting serious about value – University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Public value is value that is created collectively for a public purpose. This requires understanding of how public institutions can engage citizens in defining purpose (participatory structures), nurture organisational capabilities and capacity to shape new opportunities (organisational competencies); dynamically assess

Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 2018: Summary information from the abortion notification forms returned to the Chief Medical Officers of England and Wales – Department of Health and Social Care

This report sets out and comments on abortion statistics in England and Wales for 2018.  The statistics are obtained from the abortion notification forms returned to the chief medical officers of England and Wales.

HSC (2000) 027: Visits by children to Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton hospitals : (amendment) directions: National Health Service Act 1977 – Department of Health

This circular covers the amendments to the 1999 Directions and associated guidance to Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton Hospital Authorities on the categories of individuals who may accompany a child on a visit. Where the child is accommodated by a local

Public Health Outcomes Framework 2019/20: a consultation: Government response – Public Health England

This is the government response to the consulta tion on reviewing the 2016 to 2019 Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF).  From 2019 to 2020, there will be 75 high level indicator categories which include 161 individual indicators. A full list

Saturated fats and health: SACN report – Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) report on saturated fats and health.  This report considers the relationship between saturated fats, health outcomes and risk factors for non-communicable diseases in the general UK population.

Human Animal Infections and Risk Surveillance group: Qualitative assessment of the risk that variegated squirrel bornavirus 1 presents to the UK population – Public Health England

Qualitative assessment of the risk that variegated squirrel Bornavirus presents to the UK population.  Three fatal cases of encephalitis were reported in 2015 which had occurred between 2011 and 2013 in Germany and were associated with a novel Bornavirus species. A

Tobacco control: how do you know that your council is doing all it can to reduce smoking-related harm? – Local Government Association

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence estimates that every £1 invested in smoking cessation saves £10 in future health care costs. Councils should implement a robust tobacco control strategy that embeds a health-in-all-policies approach.  Lead members for health

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?: A resource for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, school nurses, directors of public health, county sports partnerships and wider partners – Public Health England

A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.  This briefing provides an overview of the evidence on what works for schools and colleges, to increase levels of physical activity amongst