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

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

The Government Response To The Science And Technology Committee’s Seventh Report Of The Session 2017-19 On E-Cigarettes – Department of Health and Social Care

Report identifying that Government believes in proportionate regulation of e-cigarettes, recognising that they are not risk-free. Through the European Union Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU (TPD), transposed into UK law by the UK Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 (TRPR), we

Evidence relating to new tobacco control priorities that aim to protect children and young people from exposure to tobacco: Evidence review and map of tobacco control activities in the North West of England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The mapping and evidence review was undertaken on behalf of Smokefree North West (SFNW) and sought to map existing services, interventions and activities in the North West that aim to protect children and young people from exposure to tobacco; identify

The impact of advocacy initiatives led by, or on the behalf of, young people: A systematic map and summary of the evidence – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The systematic map and summary of evidence relating to the impact of advocacy initiatives led by young people was undertaken on behalf of Smokefree North West (SFNW) to support the development of future smoking prevention, tobacco control and health promotion

Smoking behaviour in North West schoolchildren: a study of fifteen and sixteen year olds – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Using a sample of 9,833 North West teenagers surveyed by Trading Standards North West, this report examines the relationship between smoking behaviours and demographics, income, parental smoking, leisure activities and alcohol consumption.

Health and Lifestyles in the North West – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The North West regional lifestyle survey – the largest ever survey in the region – took place between June and December 2007. The region’s residents were asked about their general health, height and weight, diet and nutrition, physical activity, alcohol

Challenging the Tobacco Industry: is there a role for industry de-normalisation to promote reductions in youth smoking in the UK? Phases One and Two Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Smokefree North West wished to undertake research to examine the scope for use of tobacco industry de-legitimisation and de-normalisation interventions, to reduce tobacco use in young people under the age of 18 and to identify which types of interventions might

Challenging the tobacco industry: is there a role for industry denormalisation to promote reductions in youth smoking in the UK?: A review of the evidence – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The aim of the phase one literature review was to bring together evidence from research that has examined the impact of tobacco industry denormalisation, and counter industry campaigns and activities that have been used to prevent and reduce smoking amongst

Evidence Briefing: Improving maternal health and health in early years – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This briefing produced in collaboration with the champs public health network identifies evidence-based approaches to improving the health of infants and parents. Evidence suggests that the North West performs poorly in comparison to national averages on many indicators that predict

E-cigarette access among young people in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moore University Centre for Public Health

This report uses data from the 2013 North West Trading Standards survey to explore access to e-cigarettes among 14-17 year old students from Cheshire and Merseyside. It identifies levels of e-cigarette access among young people and associations between e-cigarette access

“Most people I know have got one” – Young people’s perceptions and experiences of electronic cigarettes – Liverpool John Moore University Centre for Public Health

This report presents the findings from a series of focus groups exploring young people’s perceptions and experiences of electronic cigarettes in Cheshire and Merseyside. Participants’ insights are summarised under three main overarching themes: the e-cigarette device and its appeal, features

Evaluation of the Wirral Health Services in School Programme – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Health Services in School is a secondary school based health and wellbeing weekly drop-in clinic for pupils, funded by Wirral Borough Council. It is delivered in the majority of secondary schools in Wirral. The Applied Health & Wellbeing Partnership were

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

E-cigarettes: Seventh Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

E-cigarettes present an opportunity to significantly accelerate already declining smoking rates, and thereby tackle one of the largest causes of death in the UK today. They are substantially less harmful—by around 95%—than conventional cigarettes. They lack the tar and carbon monoxide of conventional

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

Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on health-harming behaviours in the Welsh adult population – Public Health Wales

This report is one in a series of reports examining the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the Welsh adult population and their impact on health and well-being across the life course. Substantial proportions of the Welsh population reported

Is it all smoke without fire? Welsh Primary School Children’s Perceptions of Electronic Cigarettes

The increasing popularity and rapid growth of electronic cigarettes has raised considerable concern about their impact on children and young people. Concerns relate to electronic cigarettes acting as a potential gateway to tobacco smoking for young never-smokers, increased experimentation leading

Less help to quit: What’s happening to stop smoking prescriptions across Britain – British Ling Foundation

Finds a dramatic reduction in the number of primary care prescriptions for nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), varenicline and bupropion has fallen in England, Wales and Scotland at rates which are much steeper than the fall in the smoking prevalence rate.  It suggests