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Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2013

Department of Health Public Mental Health, Priorities, Evidence This report looks at the epidemiology of public mental health, the quality of evidence, possible future innovations in science and technology, and the economic case for good mental health. It ...

Ending cold homes: Affordable warmth manifesto

End Fuel Poverty Fuel poverty, Household, Heat, Fuel bill Millions of people cannot afford to heat and power their homes. Millions are suffering ill-health, stress and anxiety from unaffordable fuel bills, reduced educational attainment and social isolati ...

Reducing Poverty in the UK: A Collection of Evidence Reviews

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) Social issues relating to poverty To help build the evidence for JRF’s anti-poverty strategy, they commissioned researchers to carry out reviews of existing policy and research on a wide range of social issues that are rel ...

Weightwise

British Dietetic Association Weight loss The Weightwise website has been developed for, and is managed by, the British Dietetic Association (BDA), the organisation that represents registered dietitians in the UK. The website wsa funded by a project grant ...

Dietitians in Obesity Management UK (DOM UK)

British Dietetic Association Dietitians, Nutritional advice Dietitians in Obesity Management UK (DOM UK) is a specialist group of the British Dietetic Association. DOM UK aspires to be a practical resource for dietitians, and provide opportunities to netw ...

Get up and Go Programme

10.14655/743983-792445 London Borough of Hillingdon Weight loss and weight management Aims and objectives of intervention:- Stabilising of BMI or a 3% reduction in BMI at each follow up- Reduction in waist circumference- Reduction in overall weight- Impro ...

Adult obesity and type 2 diabetes

Public Health England Obesity, Diabetes, Policy makers, Practitioners The paper provides an overview of obesity and type 2 diabetes among adults, describing the epidemiology of each disorder, how the 2 conditions are linked and why they present a major pu ...

Essential community medicine

This textbook is a definitive guide to the complete spectrum of community medicine. The basic concepts are set out in a clear readable and concise way. The main types of health data are described, as are the principles of disease prevention and its main s ...

Prescriptions: Costs and charges in the UK and Republic of Ireland

This paper provides a brief overview of prescription costs and charges in Northern Ireland and compares this data with other jurisdictions in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Read more here. 10.14655/415-788573 NI Assembly Prescription costs, Charges, ...

Supporting people to manage their health: An introduction to patient activation

Hibbard, J. and Gilburt, H., The Kings Fund Patient activation With 60 to 70 per cent of premature deaths caused by detrimental health behaviours, it is vital that people engage more with improving their own health. This paper introduces a way of conceptu ...

Sugar Reduction: Responding to the Challenge

10.14655/743983-784129 Public Health England (PHE) Sugar intake in our diet In ‘Sugar Reduction: Responding to the Challenge’, PHE is calling on charities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academics, businesses, retailers and consumers to work toget ...

Child Poverty Strategy 2014- 2017

Department of Education Poverty, Social justice, Education This strategy outlines the Department of Education's plans for reducing child poverty and the root causes of poverty, including worklessness, low earnings and educational failure, towards our ...

Options for action to support the reduction of sugar intakes in the UK

UK Health Forum Sugary foods Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) including coronary heart disease, stroke and cancers are the leading killers in the UK and globally. The diet-related risk factors of increased blood pressure and high body mass index are the s ...

Health inequalities: A toolkit to support local conversations

10.14655/11971-782128 Public Health England (PHE) Health inequality, Public health   The National Conversation on Health Inequalities is a programme by Public Health England to start a conversation with the public about health inequalities and solutions t ...

Reducing unintentional injuries on the roads among children and young people under 25

10.14655/11971-780628 Public Health England (PHE) road accident, accident in the home, Injury, Safety Public Health England (PHE) today launches 2 new resources for local authorities on preventing accidents to children and young people in the home and on ...

Reducing unintentional injuries in and around the home among children under 5 Years

10.14655/11971-780627 Public Health England (PHE) road accident, accident in the home, injury, Safety Public Health England (PHE) today launches 2 new resources for local authorities on preventing accidents to children and young people in the home and on ...

Simply Weight

10.14655/743983-780601 Mid Yorks NHS Trust Weight loss The aims and objectives of this intervention are a Multidisciplinary approach to help: 1. Lose weight 2. Improve exercise tolerance 3. Quality of life 4. Adverse weight related medical conditions Obes ...

PhunkyFoods Programme (PFP)

10.14655/743983-780599 Purely Nutrition Ltd Healthy schools The PhunkyFoods Programme (PFP) aids schools in meeting healthy lifestyles curriculum requirements by delivering key, consistent health messages in-line with current Government recommendations. T ...

Kirklees Adult Specialist Weight Management Service

10.14655/743983-780576 Mid Yorks NHS Trust Weight loss and weight management The aims and objectives of this intervention are: Multidisciplinary approach to help: 1. Weight loss 2. Improve exercise tolerance 3. Quality of life 4. Adverse weight related me ...

Fit4it

10.14655/743983-780574 NCFC Community Sports Foundation Body Mass Index (BMI) and physical activity The aims and objectives of this intervention are- To reduce or maintain participant's BMI- Improve participant's self-confidence- Improve partici ...