There and back: what people tell us about their experiences of travelling to and from NHS services – Healthwatch

Healthwatch briefing that highlights what the public are saying about issues they face when it comes to travelling to and from NHS services, including issues with public transport, parking and non-emergency patient transport services. It looks at the different methods

Active travel: increasing levels of walking and cycling in England: Eleventh Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Transport Committee

House of Commons Transport Committee report identifying that increased levels of walking and cycling can help combat the economic, human and environmental costs of inactivity, climate change, air pollution and traffic congestion. It urges policy makers to give it the

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

Sustainable Ventures in Public Health: The economic benefits of green infrastructure in the North West of England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report examines how investment in green infrastructure such as active transport, urban green space and rural natural attractions can have benefits for public health, communities and the local economy. The impact of good quality green infrastructure and green space

Reducing the impacts of welfare reform and recession: A guide based upon evidence from Merseyside and Cheshire – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Recent and ongoing reforms to the welfare system and the economic recession have had significant impacts upon many of the most vulnerable members of the population and the services supporting them. Included in this guide are ten evidence-based recommendations to

“Top Ten for Number Ten” – A Public Health Manifesto from the North West Directors of Public Health – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This public health manifesto was developed by the Centre for Public Health with the North West Directors of Public Health (NW DsPH). The document has been created to raise awareness of important public health issues and to inform discussion ahead

Top Tips for Health in Local Authorities: (Observatory Report Series Number 65) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Top tips for health in local authorities, aims to enable local authorities within Cheshire and Merseyside to focus on actions they can take to promote the health of local people and their employees. Linked closely to the Choosing Health White

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

Tackling transport-related barriers to employment in low-income neighbourhoods – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This report gives three actions that need to be taken to ensure public transport enables rather than constrains people who are returning to work. Identifies the need for: ‘Stronger’ models of partnership or bus franchising (through the Bus Services Act 2017) improve the

The Inclusive Transport Strategy: Achieving Equal Access for Disabled People – Department for Transpor

The Department for Transport’s strategy to create an inclusive transport system for disabled travellers. It sets out a: government actions for creating equal transport for disabled people clear programme of monitoring and evaluation new governance framework for accountablility

Loneliness: how do you know your council is actively tackling loneliness? – Local Government Association

The Jo Cox Commission report makes recommendations for local action, and indicates that local leaders in councils, the wider public sector and business have a critical role in tackling loneliness.  This report identifies that: tackling loneliness is a preventative measure that