Diagnosis Critical: Launching an inquiry into health and social care in England – Centre for Progessive Policy

Think Tank report from the Centre for Progessive Policy that finds that: Even if a trust improves its financial position by 10 percentage points the standards for elective care would still not be met, although this would make them likely to

The Role Of Cities In Improving Population Health: International Insights – The King’s Fund

King’s Fund report  that explores the role of cities in improving population health and the conditions needed for success. The research found that although there is wide variation between cities in terms of governance arrangements, powers and resources,it identifies some common

A recipe for action: using wider evidence for a healthier UK: A collection of essays exploring why we need trans-disciplinary approaches to improve the public’s health – The Health Foundation

It is increasingly recognised that addressing the current challenges facing people’s long-term health outcomes in the UK isn’t simply a problem of translation and access to existing evidence. It is a more fundamental problem: the evidence relevant to population-level action

Places, spaces and wellbeing – What Works Wellbeing

Evidence review from What Works Wellbeing that considers the global evidence base for improving poeple’s wellbeing through changes to the community infrastructure. This covers: Public places and ‘bumping’ places designed for people to meet, including streets, squares, parks, play areas,

IPC And Personal Health Budget Support And Development Programme: Learning And Next Steps – Voluntary Voices

Report on the role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector has to play in delivering personalised care, and shows what needs to happen at a local level to realise this potential. It sets out how personal health budgets

That Age Old Question – Royal Society for Public Health

Royal Society for Public Health report that reveals that ageist views are held across the generations, and that an ageing society is viewed by many as a challenge rather than an opportunity. We are making a number of recommendations aimed

Promoting health and preventing premature mortality in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups: Quality standard [QS167] – NICE

This quality standard covers promoting health and preventing premature mortality among black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups. It is relevant to all age groups and all settings.

Police and Public Health Innovation in practice: an overview of collaboration across England: A paper to support the October 2016 summit: ‘creating a shared purpose for policing and health – Public Health England

Paper that identifies via discussion with public health and police workforces, the following topics as core areas of priority work and collaboration: violence prevention drugs and alcohol mental health dementia health and wellbeing hot and cold weather risk emerging infectious diseases modern

Supporting nurse mentors to reduce the barriers to implementing alcohol Interventions and Brief Advice (IBA) in primary care- Alcohol Research UK

Report on a prject to reduce barriers to the implementation of alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) in primary care by providing expert support to nurse mentors to: develop a leadership role in IBA including provision of ongoing training and support to staff

Learning from the vanguards: supporting people and communities to stay well – NHS Clinical Commissioners

This briefing looks at what the vanguards set out to achieve when it comes to supporting people and communities to stay well. It highlights the work some of the vanguards have been doing and shares the lessons that other organisations

The wellbeing of 15 year-olds: further analysis of the 2014 What About YOUth? survey – Public Health England

Report from Public Health England highlighting associations between health behaviours, other self-rated life factors (such as bullying and body image) and wellbeing. Its four main findings are: Young people who engaged in behaviour which might harm their health such as drinking and

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

Government Response to the House of Commons Health Select Committee report on Childhood obesity: Follow-up, Seventh Report of Session 2016-17 – Department of Health

Sets out the government’s response to the conclusions and recommendations in the Health Select Committee’s report Childhood obesity: follow-up.  In the main it it accepts and welcomes the conclusions and recommendations that the Health Select Committee came to.

Young people and gambling 2017: A research study among 11-16 year olds in Great Britain – Gambling Commission

This report explores the gambling behaviours of young people aged between 11-16 years old in England, Scotland and Wales. It finds: 12% of 11-16 year olds that have gambled in the last week (as at December 2017) 80% of 11-16 year olds

Air Pollution Benefits Of Active Travel: Final report for Sustrans – Eunomia

Report by Eunomia for Sustrans that provides a air quality measurement model that aims to support local authorities in making the case for investment in walking and cycling and estimates the contribution of active travel in reducing air pollution –

A ‘Watershed’ Moment: Why it’s Prime Time to Protect Children from Junk Food Adverts – Obesity Health Alliance

Obesity Health Alliance commissioned the University of Liverpool to analyse the adverts shown during some of the TV shows popular with children in February 2017 to examine how many food and drink products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) adverts

Unlocking a different future: An independent evaluation of Project Future – Centre for Mental Health

Project Future has looked at the lived experience of young marginalised men with experience in the criminal justice system, often labelled ‘gang-affiliated’ and who have had poor access to services. It identifies that NHS, local authorities and others should offer

We change the world: What can we learn from global social movements for health? – Nesta

This report presents actionable ways to grow social movements based on the practical experience of over 40 people representing four social movements.  It finds social movements: Grow in influence by engaging the right people in the right places at the right

Noncommunicable Diseases Progress Monitor 2017 – World Health Organization

Outlines progress made by WHO member states against globally agreed targets to control long-term conditions and chronic diseases. It finds that whilst the United Kingdom has fully achieved on many targets in relation to smoking and unhealthy diets, there is

The efficacy of public health spending – Taxpayers Alliance

Taxpayers Alliance research note that examines the spending, access and cost effectiveness of four areas of public health spending across the UK: smoking, physical health, obesity and alcohol. It did this through Freedom of Information Act requests asking about interventions