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Social Focus on Men

National Statistics UK Men's health, Education, Income, Lifestyle This report provides an overview of the changing lives and roles of men in the United Kingdom in terms of their health, work, income, education, family situation and lifestyle in 2001. ...

State of Child Health Report 2017

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) Child health, Infant mortality, Conception, Pregnancy, Early years, School, Family, Social environment, Childhood Nearly one in five children in the UK is living in poverty and inequality is blighting ...

Profiling health in the UK and Ireland

10.14655/11971-1057882 A Hill, K Balanda, L Galbraith, D Sinclair Health, Lifestyle, Disease The technique of describing health using a range of measures has been termed 'health profiling'. This article discusses the emergence of health profilin ...

Attitudes to Obesity: Findings from the 2015 British Social Attitudes Survey

10.14655/11971-1052122 Curtice J. Public Health England (PHE) Overweight, Obesity, Attitudes, Body image, Body Mass Index, BMI This paper presents new findings on attitudes in Britain towards obesity and what might be done to reduce its prevalence. Despit ...

CAP Consultation: food and soft drink advertising to children

CAP Diet, Food, Drink, High fat, Salt, Sugar, Nutrition, Child health Following a full public consultation, we are announcing tough new rules banning the advertising of high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) food or drink products in children’s media. The rules w ...

National Child Measurement Programme: Changes in children's body mass index between 2006/7 and 2014/15

10.14655/11971-1036123 Public Health England (PHE) Overweight, Obesity, Excess weight, BMI, Deprived areas, Gender, Ethnicity Obesity prevalence shows a significant downward trend in both Reception boys and girls overall in the 2006/7 to 2014/15 period co ...

Homes for Health

10.14655/11971-1028533 Public Health England (PHE) Home, Living conditions, Housing These resources can help local authorities, health and social care commissioners and decision makers make plans to improve health and wellbeing through the places people l ...

NDNS results from years 5 and 6 combined of the rolling programme for 2012 and 2013 to 2013 and 2014: report

Public Health England (PHE) and Food Standards Agency Diet, Nutrition, Overweight, Obesity, Child health, Sugar Content, Physical Activity. School, Diet, Eating habits, Fast Food, Takeaway, Unhealthy Food, Drink Results of the National Diet and Nutrition ...

Childhood obesity: a plan for action

Department of Health (UK) Overweight, Obesity, Child health, Sugar Content, Physical Activity. School, Diet, Eating habits, Fast Food, Takeaway, Unhealthy food, Drink The government’s plan to reduce England’s rate of childhood obesity within the next 10 y ...

Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (PHSKF)

10.14655/11971-1019324 Public Health England (PHE) Employer, Education, Public Health, Workforce, Health System The framework is accompanied by a helpful user guide, setting out how it can be used by individuals, employers and educational providers workin ...

Counting Calories: How under-reporting can explain the apparent fall in calorie intake

Harper, H. and Hallsworth, M., Behavioural Insights Overweight, Diet, Calorie intake, Eating habits, Physical activity Recently, several reports and media articles have noted that official statistics show a large decline in calorie consumption in the UK o ...

Vitamin D and Health

10.14655/743983-1012668 The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), Public Health England (PHE) Vitamin D, Diet, Dietary Recommendations, Nutrient, Vitamin Deficiency, Food, Supplement SACN reviewed the evidence on vitamin D and health to see i ...

Baby Feeding Law Group (BFLG)

Baby Feeding Law Group (BFLG) Baby feding The Baby Feeding Law Group is made up of leading UK health professional and mother support organisations. Members include the Royal College of Midwives, the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of Paediatri ...

AD BRAKE: Primary School Children's Perceptions of Unhealthy Food Advertising on TV

Camille Aznar, Andy MacGregor, Gillian Rosenberg, L auren Porter and Hayley Lepps, National Centre for Social Research and Cancer Research UK Being overweight or obese is the single biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking and is associated with ...

Annual fuel poverty statistics report: 2016

Department of Energy & Climate Change Household, Living conditions, Fuel poor The fuel poverty statistics report for 2016 includes: the latest statistics on the number of households living in fuel poverty, in England analysis of the composition of the ...

The Child's Obesity Strategy

Royal Society for Public Health, the Youth Health Movement and Slimming World, Overweight, Obesity, Child health, School, Diet, Eating habits, Fast Food, Takeaway, Unhealthy food A new report, published by RSPH, the Youth Health Movement and Slimming Worl ...

Nicotine without smoke: Tobacco harm reduction

Tobacco Advisory Group, Royal College of Physicians Smoke, Smoking, Nicotine, Smoking cessation, Addiction, Tobacco This report aims to provide a fresh update on the use of harm reduction in tobacco smoking, in relation to all non-tobacco nicotine product ...

Affordable Warmth and Health Impact Evaluation Toolkit

Department of Energy & Climate Change Warmth, Health impact, Fuel poverty, Sustainable energy A joint evaluation toolkit developed in partnership between DECC and the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE), with oversight from a range of health and evalu ...

The Eatwell Guide

10.14655/743983-977316 Public Health England (PHE) Healthy eating, Eating habit, Diet, Nutrition, Food, Balanced diet The Eatwell Guide is a policy tool used to define government recommendations on eating healthily and achieving a balanced diet. Obesity O ...

Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Inequality, Inequalities, Wellbeing, good practice This guideline covers community engagement approaches to reduce health inequalities, ensure health and wellbeing initiatives are effective and help ...