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Mental health and behaviour in schools

Department of Education Pupil, Behaviour, Mental health needs This advice is for: schools It includes: how and when to refer to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) practical advice to support children with emotional and behavioural difficu ...

UK Health Forum (UKHF)

UK Health Forum Prevention of the avoidable non-communicable diseases- coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, obesity, cancer respiratory diseases and vascular dementia The UK Health Forum (UKHF) is a charitable alliance of professional and publ ...

Obesity Learning Centre

Obesity Learning Centre (OLC) Overweight and obesity The Obesity Learning Centre (OLC) is the nationwide centre for quality assured information for everyone working in obesity. The OLC sets out to strengthen and support local capacity and capabilities to ...

Eating well: vegan infants and under-5s

First Steps Nutrition Trust Child nutrition, Food, Eating habits Eating well is essential for children in their early years. There is clear evidence that the first 1000 days of life (the 9 months of pregnancy and the first 2 years of life) are particularl ...

Impact Toolkit

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research, Society' Economy, Impact The ESRC Impact Toolkit aims to give you everything you need to achieve the maximum impact for your work. The toolkit includes information on developing an impact strategy ...

Managing overweight and obesity in adults- lifestyle weight management services [PH53]

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Lifestyle, Weight management services, Adult, Overweight, Obese, Coronary heart disease This guideline makes recommendations on the provision of effective multi-component lifestyle weight manage ...

NICE: Physical activity and the environment. Evidence update 57

NICE Physical activity, Environment A summary of selected new evidence relevant to NICE public health guidance 8 ‘Physical activity and the environment’ (2008) Obesity Obesity https://www.evidence.nhs.uk/about-evidence-services/bulletins-and-alerts/eviden ...

Sustrans Design Manual Handbook for cycle-friendly design

Sustrans Active Travel This document is part of a suite of technical design guidance on active travel being developed by Sustrans. There is much useful material already available from a range of organisations, and this guidance from Sustrans aims to provi ...

Why children die: death in infants, children and young people in the UK

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and National Children’s Bureau 2014 Child Mortality Why Children Die: death in infants, children and young people in the UK, has been written by independent experts- Ingrid Wolfe, Alison Macfarlane, Angela Don ...

Comorbidities: a framework of principles for system-wide action

Department of Health Social care system, Care, Long term condition This document sets out the current challenges faced in the health and social care system in treating people with 2 or more long term health conditions. It proposes changes to the system to ...

Children and young people's health outcomes annual report 2013 to 2014

Department of Health Child health, Young people The Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum (CYPHOF) annual report reviews progress on improving health outcomes for children and young people. Health Inequalities Health Inequalities ...

The four health systems of the UK: How do they compare?

Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation Funding and performance of health care systems in the four countries of the UK Since political devolution in 1999, there has been increasing policy divergence between the health systems of the four countries of the ...

British Medical Association (BMA)

British Medical Association (BMA) Health care professional, Trade Union The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and registered trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom. The association does not regulate or certify doctor ...

National Union of Students

National Union of Students (NUS) Students The National Union of Students (NUS) is a voluntary membership organisation which makes aims to provide assistance to students and its member students' unions. It is a confederation of 600 students' unio ...

Public Health England Obesity

10.14655/11971-756720 Public Health England (PHE) Overweight, Obesity The Public Health England Obesity website provides a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data, evaluation, evidence and research related to weight stat ...

PHE-CRCE-010: Estimating Local Mortality Burdens associated with Particulate Air Pollution

10.14655/11971-756717 Public Health England (PHE) Air pollution The increase in mortality risk associated with long-term exposure to particulate air pollution is one of the most important, and best-characterised, effects of air pollution on health. This r ...

Needle and Syringe Exchange Programmes

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) This guidance updates and replaces NICE public health guideline 18 (published February 2009). This guidance makes recommendations on needle and syringe programmes, including those provided by ph ...

Fuel Poverty: How to Improve Health and Wellbeing Through Action on Affordable Warmth

Butcher, J., UK Health Forum Fuel poverty, Public health, Professionals, Wellbeing, Local authorities This guide aims to improve health and wellbeing through warm and healthy housing and reducing energy costs for vulnerable households. It aims to support ...

Plain Packaging Review: Independent Review into Standardised Packaging of Tobacco

Chantler, C. Packaging of tobacco Standardised packaging of tobacco is likely to contribute to a modest but important reduction in smoking, including reducing the rate of children taking up smoking, Sir Cyril Chantler will say today. These are the main co ...

Healthy Start

National Health Service (NHS) Low-income, Vulnerable families If you are pregnant or have a child under four years old you could get Healthy Start vouchers to help buy some basic foods. This important means-tested scheme provides vouchers to spend with lo ...

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