Public Health Evidence Briefing 7-12-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. Covid-19 vaccination programme: information for healthcare practitioners
  2. The health, economic and social effects of COVID-19 and the tiered approach
  3. JCVI Priority groups for coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination
  4. Risk of COVID-19transmission related to the end-of-year festive season
  5. How England will end new cases of HIV
  6. Improving the nation’s health: the future of the public health system in England
  7. State of the nation: understanding public attitudes to the early years
  8. Child sexual abuse in healthcare contexts
  9. Digital health and Covid-19

and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 30-11-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. Learning from local authorities with downward trends in childhood obesity
  2. Mitigation of risks of Covid-19 in occupational settings with a focus on ethnic minority groups
  3. Review of interventions to improve outdoor air quality and public health
  4. Staying mentally well: winter plan 2020 to 2021
  5. COVID-19 vaccination programme FAQs
  6. Independent SAGE reports: Winter celebrations; Covid vaccines; Safer schools
  7. WHO 2020 Guidelines on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour
  8. Social prescribing and NHS facilities: how could the NHS better use its facilities to support social prescribing, holistic care and community resilience?
  9. The Oxford Covid vaccine – analysis and reactions
  10. International Long Term Care Policy Network: The Covid-19 long-term care situation in England
  11. Over 200 councils launch local contract tracing schemes
  12. Public health and the 2020 Spending Review
  13. How are the lives of families with young children changing? The changing face of early childhood in the UK
  14. Coronavirus: support for rough sleepers

and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 23-11-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. Alcohol dependence and mental health
  2. DHSC announces expansion of Vivaldi study to test thousands more care home staff and residents for their immune response to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  3. Worldwide measles deaths climb 50% from 2016 to 2019 claiming over 207 500 lives in 2019
  4. Alcohol and cancer in the WHO European Region: an appeal for better prevention
  5. NAO: Investigation into government procurement during the COVID-19 pandemic
  6. The state of ageing in 2020
  7. Lessons learnt from councils’ response to rough sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic
  8. How care homes managed infection prevention and control during the coronavirus pandemic 2020
  9. Hospital-acquired Covid-19

and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 16-11-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. COVID-19: deaths of people with learning disabilities
  2. Tuberculosis in England: 2020 report
  3. Introducing a total online advertising restriction for products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS)
  4. REACT-1 study of coronavirus transmission: October 2020 final results
  5. Lateral flow tests
  6. COVID-19 and health inequality
  7. Suicide in England since the COVID-19 pandemic -early figures from real-time surveillance
  8. Mental health for all? The final report of the Commission for Equality in Mental Health
  9. Covid-19 and disruptions to the health and social care of older people in England
  10. Shifting shapes: how can local care markets support personalised outcomes?
  11. Covid-19 and the Northern Powerhouse: tackling inequalities for UK health and productivity
  12. Saving a lost decade: how a new deal for public health can help build a healthier nation

and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 9-11-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. New HIV diagnoses in gay and bisexual men at their lowest in 20 years
  2. NICE to become single point of access for Covid-19 guidance and advice
  3. WHO: SARS-CoV-2 mink-associated variant strain – Denmark
  4. Office for Statistics Regulation calls for UK governments to provide more transparency around COVID data
  5. Performance tracker 2020: how public services have coped with coronavirus
  6. Relationship between social care resources and healthcare utilisation by older people in England
  7. Centre for Ageing Better: Community of practice resource library
  8. Does social prescribing actually work?
  9. Kings Fund: Position on public health

and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 2-11-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. An opportunity to address inequalities: learning from the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic
  2. REACT-1 study of coronavirus transmission: October 2020 interim results
  3. REACT-2: real-time assessment of community transmission – antibody waning
  4. The Lawrence Review – Covid-19: More must be done to protect ethnic minority communities in the second wave
  5. Childhood obesity rises again in past year
  6. RCP joins with nearly 80 organisations to call for action on health inequalities
  7. Pfizer enters final stretch of late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trial
  8. BMJ Webinar: COVID 19: Known Unknowns- Handling scientific uncertainty in a pandemic
  9. Working together for a healthier post-Covid future
  10. ADPH: Explainer: Test and Trace Service
  11. Children and young people’s mental health review: findings from a questionnaire to health and wellbeing boards on local actions

and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 26-10-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. Sewage signals early warning of coronavirus outbreaks
  2. Millions of extra flu jabs available to support largest UK vaccination programme
  3. Mental Health of Children and Young People in the Pandemic
  4. Impact of insecure housing on children and young people
  5. Ethnic inequalities in Covid-19
  6. Health and wellbeing interventions in healthcare: a rapid evidence review
  7. Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on people who access care and support – a rapid evidence review with recommendations
  8. Understanding human behaviour: the case of physical activity
  9. How coronavirus has affected equality and human rights
  10. Delays and destitution: an audit of Doctors of the World’s Hospital Access Project
  11. Patients not passports: learning from the international struggle for universal healthcare
  12. The impact of Covid-19 to date on older people’s mental and physical health
  13. The impacts of volunteering on the subjective wellbeing of volunteers: a rapid evidence assessment
  14. Minds that matter: understanding mental health in later life

and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 19-10-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. Pushed from pillar to post: improving the availability and quality of support after self-harm in England
  2. Advancing mental health equalities strategy
  3. Government response: consultation on changes to the Human Medicines Regulations to support the rollout of COVID-19 and flu vaccines
  4. Reducing health inequalities for people living with frailty: a resource for commissioners, service providers and health, care and support staff
  5. Local Government Information Unit: Power down to level up: resilient place-shaping for a post-Covid age
  6. Flu vaccination for pregnant women essential this winter
  7. Stories of shielding: life in the pandemic for those with health and care needs
  8. Levelling up communities: How inequality impacts on individuals, neighbourhoods and communities and impact of Covid-19 pandemic
  9. Health equals wealth: the global longevity dividend

and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 12-10-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. Sugar reduction: report on progress between 2015 and 2019
  2. Green social prescribing pilots open for applications
  3. State of the Nation report: Effect of pandemic on children’s wellbeing
  4. Socially distanced education and training to support safe working practices during the pandemic
  5. Public perceptions of health and social care in light of COVID-19
  6. Pillars of strength? Capacity of the national testing programme across its various pillars.
  7. Rapid evidence review: inequalities in relation to Covid-19 and their effects on London
  8. The long shadow of deprivation: differences in opportunities across England
  9. Early detection and diagnosis of cancer: a roadmap to the future
  10. Health, care and cash: improving the lives of older people in ‘red wall’ England
  11. King’s Fund: Free online Population Health Global Summit

 and SO much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 05-10-20

Another week, another FREE evidence briefing for those with an interest in public health. A digest of the main research, policy, analysis and news from the past week or so.

Highlights include:

  1. Flu immunisation programme and COVID-19
  2. Adult obesity prevalence by National Statistics Socio-economic Classification
  3. National Genomic Healthcare Strategy: Genome UK: the future of healthcare
  4. Covid-19 and the nation’s mental health: October 2020
  5. Worst hit: dementia during coronavirus
  6. Cancer in the UK 2020: Socio-economic deprivation
  7. Covid-19 and English council funding: what is the medium-term outlook?
  8. Unequal impact? Coronavirus, disability and access to services: interim report on temporary provisions in the Coronavirus Act
  9. Ordinary and unique lives for adults with a learning disability and/or autism: a six steps approach
  10. Inquiry into the support available for young people who self-harm
  11. Childhood in the time of Covid
  12. Prevention in mental health: from theory to practice – virtual conference

 and SO much more …

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