Environmental health inequalities in Europe: Second assessment report – World Health Organization

World Health Organization report outlining the magnitude of environmental health inequalities within countries through 19 inequality indicators on urban, housing and working conditions, basic services and injuries. Inequalities in risks and outcomes occur in all countries in the WHO European Region,

Clean Air Strategy 2019 – Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Sets out the actions required across all parts of government and society to improve air quality. The strategy sets out how the UK will: protect the nation’s health; protect the environment; secure clean growth and innovation; reduce emissions from transport,

Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air – World Health Organization

This report summarizes the latest scientific knowledge on the links between exposure to air pollution and adverse health effects in children. It is intended to inform and motivate individual and collective action by health care professionals to prevent damage to

Surveillance of Elevated Blood Lead in Children (SLiC) A British Paediatric Surveillance Unit analysis – Public Health England

The final report from a 2-year, active surveillance study of blood lead concentrations in children – known as Surveillance of Elevated Blood Lead in Children (SLiC) – which ran in the UK and Republic of Ireland from June 2010 to

Putting Health into Place: Introducing NHS England’s Healthy New Towns programme – NHS England

NHS England Healthy New Towns programme has released a leaflet introducing the 10 Healthy New Town Principles: Putting Health into Place. These principles will support partners in housebuilding, local government, healthcare and local communities to demonstrate how to create new

Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution: Effect on Mortality A report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants – Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants

Looks in detail at the evidence linking long-term exposure to air pollutants and effects on mortality. In doing this we have assessed the possible effects of a range of factors that may affect or confound the reported associations. Whilst in

The mortality effects of long term exposure to particulate air pollution in the UKA report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants – Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants

A report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) on the effects of particulate air pollution on mortality in the UK. This report deals with answering what, at first glance, appear to be relatively simple questions regarding

Interim statement on quantifying the association of long-term average concentrations of nitrogen dioxide and mortality – Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants

This interim guidance statement is from the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP). COMEAP has published its final report on the link between long-term average concentrations of nitrogen dioxide and mortality.

Statement on quantifying mortality associated with long-term average concentrations of fine particulate matter – Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants

This statement by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) updates earlier advice (2009 and 2010 reports) on how to estimate mortality associated with long-term average concentrations of particulate air pollution.

Associations of long-term average concentrations of nitrogen dioxide with mortality: A report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants – Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants

This report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) recommends how to estimate the benefits of reducing concentrations of nitrogen dioxide in outdoor air and calculates the mortality burden of current levels of air pollution.

Rapid Evidence Review Series: Local interventions to tackle outdoor air pollution with demonstrable impacts on health and health service use: (PHO Report Series, number 101: Rapid Evidence Review Series, number 4) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

The association between air pollution and poor health has been well documented. However, it cannot be presumed that interventions leading to a reduction in air pollution will lead to health improvements. There are relatively few studies examining this association, especially

Making THE (Transport, Health And Environment) Link: Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme and the Sustainable Development Goal

Results of an analysis of how countries can advance the  2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by working through the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP). This report highlights how transport impacts on the environment and health.

Tackling fuel poverty, reducing carbon emissions and keeping household bills down: tensions and synergies: Report to the Committee on Fuel Poverty – Centre for Sustainable Energy

Report that aims to better understand: the synergies, tensions and trade-offs which exist in how household energy policies and programmes in England contribute to (or, potentially undermine) objectives to tackle fuel poverty, reduce carbon emissions and keep household energy bills

Manchester Health and Economic Impact Assessment study – King’s College

Health and economic Impact assessment associated with current and future pollution levels in Greater Manchester region. It combines the relationships between Defra’s Air Quality modelling concentrations and health outcomes for each local authority in Greater Manchester. Similar studies for London but this is

Atmosphere: Towards a proper strategy for tackling Greater Manchester’s air pollution crisis – Institute for Public Policy Research

Report from IPPR North that estimates that 1.6 million life years will be lost in Greater Manchester in the coming century due to its poisonous air. This is equivalent to each Mancunian having life expectancy reduced by six months. Using the 2011

Estimation of costs to the NHS and social care due to the health impacts of air pollution – Public Health England

The cost of air pollution tool quantifies the potential costs to the NHS and social care due to the health impacts of particulate matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in England and separately for each local authority. The tool has the

Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2017: Health Impacts of All Pollution – what do we know? – Department of Health and Social Care

The Chief Medical Officer’s annual report for 2017 presents evidence and debate around: pollution caused by healthcare pollution and health inequalities new pollution issues measurement and communication of risks The Chief Medical Officer makes recommendations to government, the NHS, Public

Healthy High Streets: Good place-making in an urban setting – Public Health England

Report from Public Health England identifying the features of a Healthy High Street.  It should  feature good quality design and furniture, providing accessible, safe communal spaces that can be used to create healthier, safer and more cohesive local communities. In doing so

Air Pollution: Meeting Nitrogen Dioxide Targets: (Briefing Paper Number 8179) – House of Commons Library

Despite the trend in falling total UK emissions of air pollutants, concerns remain about pollutants in urban areas in particular; their impacts on lifelong health; and the UK Government’s failure to meet legally binding EU air quality targets. This brief primarily covers the