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

Offender health: alcohol services review: Summary – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Alcohol-related crime costs the economy around £1.5 billion per annum. As such policy has recorded a commitment to its reduction. Effective treatment services and interventions are required to do this; however there is little information available as to the existing status of

Investigating drinking behaviours and alcohol knowledge amongst people resident in Linacre and Derby: An updated evaluation of It’s Your Choice. Interim Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

To address high levels of alcohol consumption and associated harm amongst residents of Derby and Linacre wards, NHS Sefton delivered a health intervention campaign entitled It’s Your Choice between September and November 2010. The campaign targeted residents of Linacre and

A review of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of alcohol and sex and relationship education for all children and young people aged 5-19 years in community settings – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This review sought to identify effective and cost-effective interventions and programmes that addressed health literacy and personal skills in relation to alcohol use and sexual health in community-based settings, including parent-targeted and family-based approaches.

Contributions of Alcohol Use to Teenage Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infection Rates – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Levels of alcohol related problems in young people are escalating as evidenced by recent reports of sharp rises in alcohol related liver disease amongst young people. However, alcohol consumption is also linked to poor sexual decision-making. Until now, the two

The economic and social costs of alcohol-related harm in Leeds 2008-09 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Identifying the costs of alcohol-related harm is essential in informing decision-making across government and multi-agency partners regarding alcohol policy, investment in and commissioning of alcohol interventions at a regional and local level, and at an individual level, influencing lifestyle behaviour.

Investigating drinking behaviours and alcohol knowledge amongst people resident in Linacre and Derby: An updated evaluation of It’s Your Choice: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

To address high levels of alcohol consumption and associated harm amongst residents of Derby and Linacre wards, NHS Sefton delivered a health intervention campaign entitled It’s Your Choice between September and November 2010. The campaign targeted residents of Linacre and

HIV & AIDS In the North West of England 2010 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This is the annual report of the North West HIV/AIDS Monitoring Unit, presenting data on HIV positive individuals accessing treatment and care in the region. A total of 42 statutory centres in the region provided treatment and care for HIV

The Impact of Alcohol in Greater Manchester: Biannual report number 9 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

As part of continued efforts to understand and monitor the alcohol situation in Greater Manchester, the Greater Manchester Alcohol Strategy Group is committed to improving data collection on alcohol consumption and related harms. In 2008, the Group commissioned the Centre

Evaluation of the Get on Top Website Supporting Sexual Health Promotion in Sefton Interim Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A report on an evaluation of a web-based communications campaign that aims to improve young people’s access to information on protecting their sexual health and avoiding unplanned pregnancy. This report sets out the findings of initial baseline qualitative research into

Changes in young people’s alcohol consumption and related violence, sex and memory loss: 2009 – 2011 North West of England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report compares data from the 2009 and 2011 Trading Standards surveys of 15-16 year olds in the North West of England to explore changes in risky drinking behaviour since the publication of the Chief Medical Officer’s guidance on the

A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions aimed at raising awareness and engaging with groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Hepatitis B and C virus infections represent a major public health problem. In England, and elsewhere in the UK, injecting drug use is the major risk factor for acquiring hepatitis C infection. Injecting drug use is also a risk factor for hepatitis

A practice survey of activities and interventions that aim to raise awareness among, and/or engage with, groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Despite the publication of the Hepatitis C Action Plan for England in 2004, there is evidence of  considerable variation in hepatitis C testing, treatment, care and support services available in England. In addition, little is known about the provision and

A systematic review of qualitative research on the views, perspectives and experiences of hepatitis B and C testing among practitioners and people at greatest risk of infection – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The evidence identified for this review suggests that people from high risk groups may hold concepts of illness and disease that differ from biomedical understandings. Consequently people from high risk groups may have an incomplete or confused understanding of the

Sexual safety on mental health wards – Care Quality Commission

Care Quality Commission report based on an analysis of nearly 60,000 reports that found 1,120 sexual incidents involving patients, staff, visitors and others described in 919 reports – some of which included multiple incidents. More than a third of the

An Evaluation of an HIV Awareness Training Pilot in Nursing/Residential Homes in Wirral – The Applied Health and Wellbeing Partnership

The Applied Health and Wellbeing Partnership is an initiative of NHS Wirral Research & Development Team and Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health. The Partnership supports the development, delivery and evaluation of the Wirral Health and Wellbeing Strategy,

HIV & AIDS in the North West of England 2011 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This is a revised edition of the annual report of the North West HIV/AIDS Monitoring Unit, presenting data on HIV positive individuals accessing treatment and care in the region. A total of 39 statutory centres in the region provided treatment

Understanding prison violence: a rapid evidence assessment – Ministry of Justice

Review that concludes that a crucial factor in maintaining order is the availability and the skills of prison staff in exercising their authority in a way that appears legitimate and justifiable to prisoners, and is enacted consistently and fairly by

Comparing Sexual Assault Interventions Project: UK Case Study: SafePlace Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This publication is part of the Comparing Sexual Assault Interventions (COSAI) project and provides an illustrative case study of the provision of sexual assault services in Merseyside. Services available to victims of sexual assault are discussed within the context of