Public Health Evidence Briefing 11-05-20

As ever – a big thank you to all my  NHS and public health colleagues at this time for all your hard work.

Highlights include:

  1. PHE: Review into factors impacting health outcomes from COVID-19
  2. Factors associated with COVID-19-related hospital death in the linked electronic health records of 17 million adult NHS patients
  3. Initial research findings on the impact of COVID-19 on the well-being of young people aged 13 to 24 in the UK
  4. Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on personal and economic wellbeing
  5. Interpreting mortality figures for Covid-19 from The Nuffield Trust and The Health Foundation
  6. Covid-19 kills people in the most deprived areas at double the rate of those in the most affluent
  7. BME workers make up a disproportionately large share of key worker sectors in London
  8. Will COVID-19 be a watershed moment for health inequalities?
  9. COVID-19 policy tracker
  10. Public health transformation seven years on: prevention in neighbourhood, place and system

and much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 04-05-20

As ever – a big thank you to all my  NHS and public health colleagues at this time for all your hard work.

Highlights include:

  1. Technical summary: PHE data series on deaths in people with Covid-19
  2. Data from ONS show mortality rate of deaths involving COVID-19 in the most deprived areas of England was more than double that in the least deprived areas
  3. Ethnic minority deaths and Covid-19
  4. Testing times: the government’s approach to Covid-19 testing
  5. Lifting lockdown: how to approach a coronavirus exit strategy
  6. Accounting for the variation in the confirmed Covid-19 caseload across England: an analysis of the role of multi-generation households
  7. Economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis on different groups of workers
  8. Caring behind closed doors: forgotten families in the coronavirus outbreak
  9. Future role of modelling in Public Health decision-making

and much more …

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 27-04-20

As ever – a big thank you to all my  NHS and public health colleagues at this time for all your hard work.

Highlights include:

  1. Public Health England recommending people consider taking daily vitamin D supplements throughout spring and summer as coronavirus lockdown continues
  2. Coronavirus (COVID-19): Using data to track the virus
  3. Government begins large-scale virus infection and antibody test study
  4. Vulnerable people get direct line to NHS volunteer army
  5. Tackling domestic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic
  6. The Lancet: Offline: Why President Trump is wrong about WHO
  7. Supporting older people and people living with dementia during self-isolation
  8. SCIE: Domestic violence and abuse – Safeguarding during the COVID-19 crisis
  9. The King’s Fund: Managing anxiety about loss: a quick-read guide
  10. Health Foundation: Social care for adults aged 18–64
  11. Ending the divide: implications of Covid-19 for the government’s health and social care agenda
  12. Is Covid-19 driving a new food and farming system?

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 20-04-20

As ever – a big thank you to all my  NHS and public health colleagues at this time for all your hard work.

Virtually all of this week’s content is coronavirus related. Highlights include:

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19): adult social care action plan
  2. Covid-19: guidance for commissioners and providers of services for people who use drugs or alcohol
  3. Life under lockdown: coronavirus in the UK
  4. Communication: a European roadmap to lifting coronavirus containment measures
  5. Deaths in care homes
  6. Out of sight, out of mind: why less-well off, middle-aged men don’t get the support they need
  7. Recessions and health: the long-term health consequences of responses to coronavirus
  8. One in five public unsure about getting coronavirus vaccine, if available

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 14-04-20

As ever – a big thank you to all my  NHS and public health colleagues at this time for all your hard work.

Virtually all of this week’s content is coronavirus related. Highlights include:

  1. Cochrane: Quarantine alone or in combination with other public health measures to control COVID‐19: a rapid review
  2. Face masks for the public during the COVID-19 crisis – new evidence reviews
  3. COVID-19 and mitigating impact on health inequalities
  4. Coronavirus and social relationships and support for vulnerable groups: 2017–18 and 2018–19
  5. Age-friendly health systems design to address Covid-19
  6. Children of the pandemic
  7. Coronavirus: impact on young people with mental health needs
  8. How are British drinking habits shifting under lockdown?

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 06-04-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 6th April 2020.

As ever – a big thank you to all my  NHS and public health colleagues at this time for all your hard work.

The majority of this week’s content is coronavirus related – but there are also articles about other issues, including:

  1. Suicide prevention profiles update
  2. The King’s Fund: Health and care: 100 days of a new government
  3. Children’s guide to coronavirus
  4. Tackling labour abuse and modern slavery in the hand car wash sector
  5. National Audit Office: Local authorities

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 30-03-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 30th March 2020.

Once again – a big thank you to all my  NHS and public health colleagues at this time for all your hard work.
A great deal about Covid-19 again this week – but also a digest of the main policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so of relevance to those working in public health or supporting CCGs in population health work

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

  1. Latest on Coronavirus policy, analysis and research
  2. Active mile briefings
  3. PHE: Family weight management
  4. The English National Study of Flooding and Health: summary of the evidence generated to date
  5. WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis: module 1: prevention: tuberculosis preventive treatment
  6. Mental Health Foundation: Looking after your mental health during Covid-19
  7. Suicide prevention: how do you know that your council is providing effective suicide prevention?
  8. From place-based to place-led: a whole-area approach to integrating care systems

and much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 23-03-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 23rd March 2020.

Firstly – a big thank you to all my  NHS and public health colleagues at this time for all your hard work.
Once again a great deal about Covid-19 this week – but also a digest of the main policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so of relevance to those working in public health or supporting CCGs in population health work

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

  1. Latest on Coronavirus policy, analysis and research
  2. Coronavirus: scientific evidence supporting the UK government response
  3. Public health grants to local authorities: 2020 to 2021
  4. Association between suicide reporting in the media and subsequent suicide rates
  5. RCOG: Each baby counts: 2019 progress report
  6. Racial disparities in mental health: literature and evidence review
  7. Adult social care in the four countries of the UK
  8. Childhood Immunisation Statistics CCG/GP Practice level coverage dashboard 2018-19

and much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 16-03-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 16th March 2020.
A great deal about Covid-19 this week – but also a digest of the main policy, news, analysis and research evidence from the last week or so of relevance to those working in public health or supporting CCGs in population health work

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

  1. Covid-19 – research and policy
  2. Home and dry: the need for decent homes in later life
  3. Responding to the needs of people who sleep rough: a national and local approach
  4. New Care Models for children and young people’s mental health
  5. Health inequalities in child health
  6. What interventions improve college and university students’ mental health and wellbeing? A review of review-level evidence
  7. Repairing our social fabric: towards a new understanding of community strength

and much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 09-03-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 9th March 2020. A digest of the main 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 the NHS in population health work.

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

  1. Vaping in England: evidence update
  2. Child Health Profiles 2020
  3. NHS 111 Online to help people with Coronavirus
  4. Delivering health and care for people who sleep rough: going above and beyond
  5. State of Child Health in the UK
  6. Adverse childhood experiences
  7. Problem gambling
  8. Trends in public health services
  9. Nudges for social good: practical tips and learning from the LGA’s behavioural insights programme

and much more!

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