Reducing emergency alcohol‐related hospital admissions: (Observatory Report Series number 77) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Recommends the following effective policy interventions; Taxation is the most effective policy intervention Address availability of alcohol, e.g. limits on hours or days of sale, and density of outlets, and address marketing of alcohol. Examine pricing policies, particularly price promotions

Interventions to reduce emergency admissions for heart failure: (Observatory Report Series number 79) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Report that recommends that commissioners: Help enable the population to reduce the risk factors for heart failure, such as  delivery of brief interventions to reduce smoking rates and monitoring of those with diabetes. Refer for genetic testing where appropriate. Develop

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – Knowsley Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) process begins with the police arresting and drug testing potential drug using offenders. If offenders test positive for Class A drugs they are served with a Required Assessment (RA) by the police. This a compulsory

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – Liverpool Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) process begins with the police arresting and drug testing potential drug using offenders. If offenders test positive for Class A drugs they are served with a Required Assessment (RA) by the police. This a compulsory

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – St Helens Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) process begins with the police arresting and drug testing potential drug using offenders. If offenders test positive for Class A drugs they are served with a Required Assessment (RA) by the police. This a compulsory

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – Wirral Drug Testing Profile (2013/14 to 2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) process begins with the police arresting and drug testing potential drug using offenders. If offenders test positive for Class A drugs they are served with a Required Assessment (RA) by the police. This a compulsory

TIIG Lancashire – Location of Violent Incidents across Lancashire April 2013 to March 2016 – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Violence is a preventable public health problem and yet there are over one million violent incidents each year in England and Wales, approximately half of which involve alcohol and one quarter of which occur in night time economy environments. Between

An evaluation of the Mersey Care Professional Advice Area – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

In April 2015, Mersey Care obtained funding for one year to set up an Enterprise and Employment (EE) Hub. This hub aimed to help service users on their path to employment and to help link up Mersey Care services with

Measuring and evidencing the social value of the Mersey Care People Participation Programme – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

There are cultural changes occurring in the use of volunteering, with the literature highlighting that volunteers are integral (rather than an add-on) to health and social care organisations. Since the 1990s, policy has been reflecting this growing change in the

A Health Needs Assessment for Children and Adults with Neurodevelopmental Conditions in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

A rapid health needs assessment for children and adults with neurodevelopmental conditions including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). This report includes a review of the literature which details: risk factors, prevalence estimates and a summary

Criminal Justice Project – Impact of targeted drug testing on drug using offenders coming into treatment in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

  This report explores the impact of targeted drug testing on drug using offenders coming into treatment in Liverpool. It compares the numbers of drug tests, Required Assessments and criminal justice assessments prior to and following the implementation of targeted

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – Knowsley DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – Sefton DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – St Helens DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – Wirral DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs 2016 National Survey Results – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report details the findings of the National IPEDinfo Survey 2016. The National IPEDinfo Survey is a study exploring image and performance drug use in Wales, England and Scotland. The survey is a Public Health Wales initiative working collaboratively with

Interventions to reduce emergency hospital admissions for respiratory illness: (Observatory Report Series number 78) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Respiratory illness is a particular concern in the North West. According to the North West Public Health Observatory, indirectly standardised ratios of those admitted to hospital with Acute Respiratory conditions (173.51) and Chronic Lower Respiratory conditions (194.32) are much higher for Liverpool than

Interventions to reduce emergency hospital admissions for diabetes : (Observatory Report Series number 80) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Early treatment and intervention can greatly reduce the risk of complications and reduce health service expenditure, as well as improving quality of life for those with diabetes, so early intervention in this area is vital.  This report looks at interventions to reduce emergency

Interventions to reduce emergency hospital admissions for falls: (Observatory Report Series number 81) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Falls are a major cause of disability and mortality in the UK. Thirty per cent of those aged 65 and over who live in the community fall each year, rising to 45% for those aged 80 and over (Department of Health, 2009).