Public Health Evidence Briefing 18-03-19

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 18th March 2019. This does not aim to be totally comprehensive, but is a digest of the policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so. It covers a very broad range of topics of relevance to those working in or with a general interest in public health, or those supporting CCGs in population health work in the UK. 

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This week’s highlights include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • Outdoor air quality and health
  • Pregnancy and early life: reducing stillbirth and infant death
  • The wider public health workforce: a review
  • Stop smoking services and tobacco control in England: Report highlights only 56% of local authorities provided a universal specialist service in 2018-19
  • Economic theories relevant to public service provision
  • Transforming mental health support – Care not Containment
  • Review of the National Autism Strategy ‘Think Autism’
  • The state of ageing in 2019
  • Organ Donation Act UK (Max and Keira’s Bill) passes into law
  • National hand hygiene policy
  • A changing landscape: stop smoking services and tobacco control in England
  • WHO: Global Influenza Strategy 2019-2030
  • Monitoring and restricting digital marketing of unhealthy products to children and adolescents
  • Improving personalisation in care homes: updated action planning tool
  • Exploring dementia and agitation: how public policy needs to respond
  • Inequalities in mobility and access in the UK transport system
  • Progress in adolescent health and wellbeing: tracking 12 headline indicators globally
  • The relationships between democratic experience, adult health, and cause-specific mortality in 170 countries
  • Tobacco industry involvement in children’s sugary drinks market
  • Peer support hub

and much, much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 11-03-19

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 11th March 2019. This does not aim to be totally comprehensive, but is a digest of the policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so. It covers a very broad range of topics of relevance to those working in or with a general interest in public health, or those supporting CCGs in population health work in the UK. 

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This week’s highlights include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • MMR Vaccination and Autism: A Nationwide Cohort Study 
  • Cervical Screening Saves Lives
  • Social prescribing: applying All Our Health
  • Diabetes outcomes versus expenditure (DOVE) in local populations
  • Delivering the vision of a ‘Smokefree generation’
  • Improving care for people with learning disabilities and/or autism
  • Breaking the cycle of youth violence
  • Trends in life expectancy in EU and other OECD countries
  • Public satisfaction with the NHS and social care
  • Multifactorial falls prevention intervention briefing
  • Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Durability of a primary care-led weight-management intervention for remission of type 2 diabetes
  • Healthcare for people experiencing homelessness
  • Water Pipe (Hookah) Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

and much, much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 04-03-19

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 4th March 2019. This does not aim to be totally comprehensive, but is a digest of the policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so. It covers a very broad range of topics of relevance to those working in or with a general interest in public health, or those supporting CCGs in population health work in the UK. 

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This week’s highlights include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • LGA: Improving the public’s health: local government delivers
  • QualityWatch: Public Health Indicators
  • First 1000 days of life
  • Vaping in England
  • Learning the lessons from the transfer of public health to councils. An independent review of the impact of the transfer in county areas
  • Safeguarding children and young people
  • The Lancet: How will Brexit affect health services in the UK? An updated evaluation 
  • Changes in millennial adolescent mental health and health-related behaviours over 10 years
  • Extending legal rights to personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets
  • NICE QS: Air pollution: outdoor air quality and health; People’s experience using adult social care services
  • Dementia 2020 challenge: phase 1
  • The community paradigm: why public services need radical change and how it can be achieved
  • Falls and aging: Raising the bar on strength and balance: the importance of community-based provision
  • Public engagement in health: literature review
  • Bridging the health and housing gap: Extra-care housing
  • Monitoring the Mental Health Act

and much, much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 25-02-19

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 25th February 2019. This does not aim to be totally comprehensive, but is a digest of the policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so. It covers a very broad range of topics of relevance to those working in or with a general interest in public health, or those supporting CCGs in population health work in the UK. 

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This week’s highlights include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • Strategies for engaging men in HIV services
  • Tobacco control assessment tools
  • Guidebook of Early Intervention Programmes for CYP
  • Reframing the conversation on the social determinants of health
  • Cervical cancer – and thing of the past in future decades?
  • Childhood trauma doubles risk of mental health conditions
  • How local authorities can help to support low income households in financial difficulty
  • Cochrane: Health checks have little or no effect on total mortality, or cancer mortality and probably have little or no effect on CV mortality
  • Systematic review of community business related approaches to health and social care
  • International comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood
  • NICE: Service model for people with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges – draft Quality Standard
  • SR of characteristics of self-harm in older adults – suicide risk is higher in older adults
  • Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Survivor Study: Risk of subsequent primary neoplasms in survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer
  • Reservoirs of antimicrobial resistance
  • Brexit: the implications for health and social care: Updated report from The King’s Fund
  • New guidance on relationships and sexuality among people using adult social care services
  • Avoidable deaths: falling in England; stalled in Scotland and Wales; and up in Northern Ireland

and much, much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 18-02-19

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 18th February 2019. This does not aim to be totally comprehensive, but is a digest of the policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so. It covers a very broad range of topics of relevance to those working in or with a general interest in public health, or those supporting CCGs in population health work in the UK. 

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This week’s highlights include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • PHE: Health matters: preventing cardiovascular disease
  • PHE: local tobacco control assessment deep-dive tools
  • NICE QSs: Child abuse and neglect; Serious eye disorders
  • NICE DRAFTs – guidelines on alcohol education in schools and antimicrobial prescribing in pneumonia
  • NICE DRAFTS – QSs in care and support of people growing older with a learning disability; hearing loss in adults and Lyme disease
  • NICEimpact: sexual health
  • Modernising the Mental Health Act – final report from the independent review
  • Gender equality in science, medicine, and global health
  • Local government spending
  • Association between ultra-processed food consumption and risk of mortality
  • Teenage cannabis use linked to depression in later life
  • Dementia Commissioning Knowhow
  • Long Term Plan – children and young people

and much, much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 11-02-19

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 11th February 2019. This does not aim to be totally comprehensive, but is a digest of the policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so. It covers a very broad range of topics of relevance to those working in or with a general interest in public health, or those supporting CCGs in population health work in the UK. 

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This week’s highlights include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • Suicide prevention profile
  • Innovative HIV prevention projects reached 170,000 people in 2018
  • Mental health data and analysis: a guide for health professionals
  • Investigation and management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in schools
  • Diabetes Prevention Week 2019 toolkits now available
  • Government response to the House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee report, ‘Childhood obesity: time for action’, eighth report of session 2017–19
  • Cross-government suicide prevention workplan
  • Mental health trial launches in schools in England
  • Chief medical officers urge ban on social media for children at meal and bed times
  • Impact of social media and screen-use on young people’s health
  • Social prescribing and community-based support: summary guide
  • NHS to rollout lung cancer scanning trucks across the country
  • NICE: Sexual health- quality standard (QS178)
  • NICE Shared Learning example: Supporting best patient outcomes through a joint Discharge to Access, Home First service Bristol City Council, BNSSG CCG, Bristol Community Health 
  • BMJ: Global, regional, and national burden of suicide mortality 1990 to 2016
  • BMJ: Effect of breakfast on weight and energy intake: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
  • The Lancet: Efficacy and safety of statin therapy in older people: a meta-analysis of individual participant data from 28 randomised controlled trials
  • NEJM: A Randomized Trial of E-Cigarettes versus Nicotine-Replacement Therapy
  • London 2012 Olympics regeneration had minimal impact on physical and mental health
  • LGA: Public health in local government
  • LGA: An effective custodian of the public’s health
  • LGA: Improving the public’s health: local government delivers
  • LGA: Children and young people’s mental health
  • SCIE: Older people and learning disability New Quick Guide
  • State of child health: England – two years on
  • Streets of shame: homelessness and the NHS
  • Investigation into the management of health screening
  • Transforming cities: the potential of everyday cycling
  • Statistics on Alcohol, England 2019
  • Fizz-Free February
  • Age UK’s Personalised Integrated Care Programme: evaluation of impact on hospital activity

and much, much more!

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