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Breastfeeding in the East Midlands: patterns, trends and data quality issues

Breastfeeding has important health benefits for both mother and child. Breastfed babies are less likely to report with gastric, respiratory and urinary tract infections and allergic diseases, while they are also less likely to become obese in later childh ...

Social and Emotional Wellbeing in Secondary Education (PH 20)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance for all those who have a responsibility for the social and emotional wellbeing of young people in secondary education This guidance is for all those who have a responsibility for the social an ...

Reducing Differences in the Uptake of Immunisations (PH 21)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on the immunisation of children and young people This guidance is for NHS and other professionals responsible for the immunisation of children and young people. They may work in: children’s se ...

School-based Interventions to Prevent Smoking (PH 23)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Recommendations to support both prevention and stop smoking This guidance is for all those responsible for preventing the uptake of smoking by children and young people aged under 19. This includes tho ...

Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health- Maternal Deaths

Hospital Trusts Maternal deaths The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal and Child Health (CEMACH) aims to improve the health of mothers, babies and children by carrying out confidential enquiries and related work on a nationwide basis and by widely dissemi ...

Office for National Statistics UK- Social Trends

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Statistics from a wide range of government departments and other organisations to show how society is changing Social Trends draws together social and economic data from a wide range of government departments and other ...

Interventions to achieve long-term weight loss in obese older people: A systematic review and meta-analysis

1 Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK2 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK Address correspondence to: M. Witham. Tel: (+44) 1382 632436; Fax: (+44) 1382 660675. Email: ...

Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease (PH 25)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on the prevention of cardiovascular disease at the population level The guidance is for government, the NHS, local authorities, industry and all those whose actions influence the population’s ...

Quitting Smoking in Pregnancy and Following Childbirth (PH 26)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance on how to stop smoking in pregnancy and following childbirth This guidance is for NHS and other commissioners, managers and practitioners who have a direct or indirect role in, and responsibil ...

Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideli ...

Tackling Child Obesity- First Steps

The Committee of Public Accounts has published "Tackling child obesity- first steps". In 2004 a Public Service Agreement target (PSA) was established, shared between the three Departments of Health, Education and Skills and Culture, Media and Sp ...

Alcohol-related and hepatocellular cancer deaths by country of birth in England and Wales: analysis of mortality and census data.

BACKGROUND: The incidence of and mortality from alcohol-related conditions, liver disease and hepatocellular cancer (HCC) are increasing in the UK. We compared mortality rates by country of birth to explore potential inequalities and inform clinical and p ...

Social inequalities in health. New evidence and policy implications

Health inequalities according to people's social standing are persisting, or even growing, in modern societies. Recent decades have revealed evidence of strong variations in life expectancy, both between countries and within them. This widening of so ...

Psychosis with coexisting substance misuse: assessment and management in adults and young people.

This guideline offers best practice advice on the assessment and management of people with psychosis and coexisting substance misuse. Psychosis is a condition that affects a personâ?Ts mental state, including their thoughts, mood and behaviour. The sympto ...

National Child Measurement Programme: Detailed Analysis of the 2006/07 National Dataset

The National Obesity Observatory has produced a new report- National Child Measurement Programme: Detailed Analysis of the 2006/07 National Dataset. The report highlights the usefulness of the NCMP for advancing our understanding of underweight, overweigh ...

Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England, 2011

The Information Centre has published 'Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England, 2011'. This statistical report presents a range of information on obesity, physical activity and diet, drawn together from a variety of sources. Th ...

Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR)

Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Rheumatlolgy The ISR is a group of doctors and scientific specialists working in the field for Rheumatology. Its membership includes Consultants, trainees, scientists and researchers. The Society includes those who are ...

Shaping Society

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Annual report and accounts 2011/12 The ESRC's Annual Report provides information on the its activities during the previous financial year, including an analysis of its research and training expenditure, and ...

Preparing for Global Climate Change: An Adaptation Plan for the FCO

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Climate change This plan sets out how the FCO intends to work to identify and manage the key short and long term risks to its Departmental Strategic Objectives (DSOs) as a result of the global impacts of climate chang ...

Accessibility, Sustainability, Excellence: How to Expand Access to Research Publications

Working Group on Expanding Access to Published Research Findings Open Access publishing This report recommended a balanced programme of action to enable more people to read and use the publications arising from research, and to accelerate the progress tow ...

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