Kindness, emotions and human relationships: The blind spot in public policy – Carnegie Trust

There is growing recognition of the importance of human connection and relationships for individual and societal wellbeing. Values that were previously considered ‘out-of-scope’ – such as kindness, love and compassion – just might form part of the solution to some of our most

Smoking in the home: New solutions for a Smokefree Generation – ASH

ASH report considering the impact of smoking in the home and what policy measures could be taken across all housing tenures reduce its prevalence, with the aim of protecting children and adults and supporting healthy communities.  It calls for collaboration

A Society of Readers – Demos

Demos carried out research over the summer of 2018 to assess the potential impact of reading on several great challenges of our time: loneliness, mental health problems, dementia and social (im)mobility. If left unchecked, this research shows, these challenges will

A fair, supportive society: summary report – University College London Institute of Health Equity

NHS England commissioned report that highlights that some of the most vulnerable people in society – those with learning disabilities – will die 15-20 years sooner on average than the general population. Much of the government action needed to improve

Statement on Visit to the United Kingdom, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights: London, 16 November 2018 – World Health Organization

Report on the contribution made by social security and related policies in the United Kingdom have resulted in poverty levels, It notes local authorities, especially in England, which perform vital roles in providing a real social safety net have been

Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering: Review of community contributions in later life – The Centre for Ageing Better

Centre for Ageing Better report calls on charities, voluntary organisations and the public sector to do more to support and sustain the good will and effort of older volunteers. Making a contribution to our communities has been shown to improve

STAD in Europe (SiE): Process and outcome evaluation of Wrexham’s Drink Less Enjoy More intervention – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The SiE project aims to reduce binge drinking and associated harms in young people, through the development of locally tailored community based interventions designed to tackle heavy episodic drinking in different drinking environments. The project is based on the original

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

Using geodemographics to segment the market for hazardous and harmful drinkers in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Social marketing is an insight driven process that seeks to first understand the lives of those whose behaviour it is seeking to change. It uses a systematic approach to understand the rich mixture of the population who may have different

Evaluation of Phase Two of the Liverpool Peer to Peer Project: May 2009 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

It has been demonstrated that injecting drug users are initiated into injecting by their peers and that promoting health initiatives to socially marginalised groups demands creative approaches. Peer led approaches are both innovative and creative in their philosophy and practice

Poverty in Scotland – Josephy Rowntree Foundation

Joseph Rowntree Foundation analysis looking at poverty trends for families with children in Scotland, reflecting the commitments in the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act to achieve substantial reductions by 2030. It highlights upcoming Scottish Government labour market strategies that have the potential to

All the Lonely People: Loneliness in Later Life – Age UK

Report from Age UK that focus’ on understanding the circumstances associated with feeling lonely and explaining what we know works in supporting people to tackle feelings of persistent loneliness. It suggests: Social activities are an essential component of successful approaches to tackling

Childhood Injuries: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Childhood Injuries from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: Adapting the environment Provision and use of safety devices Safety education Skills training Multi-component interventions

Road Traffic Accidents: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Road Traffic Accidents from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: Adapting the environment Safety education and skills training Addressing drink driving Multi-component interventions Enforcement of legislation

Sports Injuries: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Sports Injuries from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: Safer sports equipment Use of protective equipment Changing rules of play Training programmes Multi-component programmes

Falls in older people: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Falls in older people from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: In the community Exercise programmes Encouraging safety behaviours Medical interventions Multi-strategy interventions In residential care

Child maltreatment: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Child maltreatment from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: Family support Child support and education Increasing identification of child maltreatment Community and societal interventions

Sexual violence: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Sexual violence from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: Education programmes Restricting availability of alcohol Sex offender treatment

Intimate partner violence: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Intimate partner violence from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: School-based education programmes Routinely enquiring about intimate partner violence (IPV) in health care settings and training health

Elder Abuse: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Elder Abuse from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: Encouraging positive attitudes towards older people Providing support for caregivers Increasing identification and referral of those abused