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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Public Health Evidence Briefing 02-03-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 2nd 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. New surveillance system for early detection of COVID-19
  2. Health matters: smoking and mental health
  3. Record high two million people at risk of Type 2 Diabetes
  4. Health equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 years on
  5. Improving health by tackling market failure
  6. Mental health in the community
  7. Transform ageing report: supporting people in later life through social entrepreneurship, community and design
  8. How can health and care services better support people who sleep rough?
  9. Promoting sexual safety through empowerment
  10. Evaluating personalised care
  11. Wellbeing evidence at the heart of policy

and much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 24-02-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 24th February 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. Air pollution: applying All Our Health
  2. A future for the world’s children? A WHO–UNICEF–Lancet Commission
  3. What are health inequalities?
  4. Advancing population health management
  5. Tool for measuring public health impact updated
  6. Mental health care experiences
  7. Integrated care systems and mental health
  8. Integrated personal commissioning

and much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 17-02-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 17th February 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. PHE Health Matters: Physical Activity
  2. PHE: Finding the evidence: Coronavirus
  3. UK poverty
  4. Young people’s mental health and wellbeing research
  5. Tackling social inequalities to reduce mental health problems: How everyone can flourish equally
  6. WHO: Screening programmes
  7. Supporting a healthy childhood: the need for greater investment in services in England
  8. Strategy for Healthier Longer Lives
  9. How tackling air pollution can unleash the potential of UK sport
  10. The Lancet: COVID-19: what is next for public health?

and much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 10-02-20

Health Evidence Matters celebrates one year of evidence briefings!

These free briefings have now been available for 12 months from Health Evidence Matters. Hopefully they have proved useful to you.

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 10th February 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. Secretary of State makes new regulations on Coronavirus
  2. How local partnerships are supporting children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing
  3. Population health management to improve health and wellbeing
  4. Reducing loneliness and isolation
  5. NICE: principles: how guidance and standards are developed
  6. How work affects health
  7. Health and social care to support people with learning disabilities
  8. Thinking differently about commissioning: learning from new approaches to local planning
  9. STIs: UK’s sexual health ‘not in good shape’
  10. Annual alcohol stats
  11. Child sexual abuse in the family environment: prevention, identification, protection and support
  12. Are eggs back on the menu? Red meat probably isn’t

and much more!

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Public Health Evidence Briefing 03-02-20

Public Health Evidence Briefing for 3rd February 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. ROI resources: Commissioning services for older adults
  2. Case study: The parkrun practice initiative
  3. Physical activity policies for cardiovascular health
  4. The state of children’s mental health services
  5. Evaluating the impact of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) on sales-based consumption in Scotland
  6. Mental health spend
  7. Failing to support people sleeping rough with drug and alcohol problems is costing lives
  8. Health effects of indoor air quality on children and young people
  9. NHS Long Term Plan: what people want

and much more!

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Health effects of indoor air quality on children and young people