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Indications of public health in the English regions 5: child health

This report, focusing on child health, is the fifth in a series of reports commissioned by the CMO and produced by the Association of Public Health Observatories. It examines geographical and socio-economic variations in indicators of child health in the ...

Health challenge England: Next steps for Choosing Health

Health Challenge England â?" next steps for Choosing Health sets out how the Department has been developing this new approach to public health, which aims to ensure that all sectors of society can contribute to the nationâ?Ts health. It is aimed at p ...

London Health Observatory- Inequalities Reports

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-25024 London Health Observatory (LHO) Health inequity Inequality reports from the London Health Observatory from 1996 to 2010. Health Inequalities Chronic Conditions Health Inequalities Research and Evaluation Report ...

Commissioning for equity. Inequalities in access to revascularisation in the NHS and in the independent sector. A technical report

This document describes the methodology for examining inequalities in access to revascularisation in the NHS and in the independent sector. It is a technical report. 10.14655/6744-24862 Klodawski E, Mindell J, Fitzpatrick J, Malhotra N Inequalities in acc ...

Commissioning for equity. A briefing on inequalities in access to revascularisation in the NHS and in the independent sector among London residents

This briefing describes inequalities in access to revascularisation using data from both the NHS and the independent sector. 10.14655/6744-24861 Klodawski E, Mindell J, Jacobson B Inequalities in access to revascularisation This briefing describes inequal ...

Choosing health. A briefing on reducing alcohol-related harm and encouraging sensible drinking in London

A briefing on reducing alcohol-related harm and encouraging sensible drinking in London. It forms part of the LHO's series of briefings on Choosing Health. It focuses on inequalities in alcohol use, alcohol related health inequalities, and alcohol-re ...

The London Health Commission prospectus 2006-2008: Partnership for health: challenges for action

The London Health Commission programme of work to 2008 has identified four Health Challenges to stimulate action on its top priorities durng the next three years. It is urging organisations to join in action to increase the number of disabled people in em ...

INpho 3: Life expectancy in the East of England

This issue examines the trends, variation and inequality in life expectancy at local authority level within the East of England and considers the implications of achieving the national inequality target for life expectancy improvements. NOTE: the PDF avai ...

NHS Direct

NHS Direct operates a 24-hour nurse advice and health information service, providing confidential information on: What to do if you or your family are feeling ill; Particular health conditions; Local healthcare services, such as doctors, dentists or late ...

Health Related Behaviour Questionnaire

The Health-Related Behaviour Questionnaire (HRBQ) was first developed in 1976 for use in secondary schools [PDF] and adapted for use in primary schools [PDF] in 1988. The HRBQ provides baseline data to identify priorities for health education planning, as ...

Closing the gap (Care Quality Commission national study)

Closing the gap: Tackling cardiovascular disease and health inequalities by prescribing statins and stop smoking services 10.14655/6744-23541 Care Quality Commission Cardiovascular disease Closing the gap: Tackling cardiovascular disease and health inequa ...

Indications of Public Health in the English Regions 10: Drug Use

As part of the series of Indications of Public Health in the English Regions commissioned from the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for England, the North West Public Health Observatory (NWPHO) has publi ...

Briefing 21: Inequalities in Primary Care in the East of England

This report focuses on inequalities in primary care as indicated by the Quality and Outcomes Framework. 10.14655/6744-23044 Mark Lim and Clare Humphreys Inequalities in primary care This report focuses on inequalities in primary care as indicated by the Q ...

Low-income Groups and Behaviour Change Interventions: A review of intervention content and effectiveness

his is the second paper in a series, Kicking Bad Habits, on how people can be encouraged to adopt healthy behaviour. Looking at interventions targeted specifically at low-income groups, this paper asks which interventions are effective in getting people t ...

Tackling health inequalities: 2007 Status Report on the Programme for Action

refer to the resource 10.14655/6744-22679 Health Inequalities Unit, Department of Health Health inequalities The status report provides a review of developments against the data since the publication of the Programme for Action in 2003. It considers progr ...

2008 Health Inequalities Profiles: Data sources

Links to data sources and methods as used in the production of erpho's 2008 Health Inequalities Profiles 10.14655/6744-22519 Eastern Regional Public Health Observatory (ERPHO) Inequalities in health Links to data sources and methods as used in the pr ...

Health Inequalities Intervention Tool. East of England. Draft Spec- Autumn 2007

To pilot approaches that will be used in the Phase 2 of National Health Inequalities Intervention Tool, due to be launched early 2008. 10.14655/6744-22431 Pencheon, D. Health inequalities intervention tool Pilot approaches that will be used in the Phase 2 ...

Services in disadvantaged areas: Statins report

NICE report: Proactive case finding and retention and improving access to services in disadvantaged areas (Health Inequalities)- Statins 10.14655/6744-22418 Support Unit for Research Evidence (SURE), Cardiff University Access to services in disadvantaged ...

Review of methods for estimating life expectancy by social class using the ONS Longitudinal Study

Life expectancy by socio-economic status is an important measure of health inequality. This article presents proposed changes in the methods used to estimate life expectancy by social class using the ONS Longitudinal Study. 10.14655/6744-22360 Johnson, B. ...

2007 Spearhead Health Inequalities Intervention Tool (and Press Release)

The Health Inequalities Intervention Tool, developed by APHO, highlights the key issues that Spearhead local authorities (with their PCTs) need to address to meet the Governmentâ?Ts life expectancy targets. It can be used by any Spearhead Primary Care Tru ...

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