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Healthy Lives, Brighter Futures: The Strategy for Children and Young People's Health

Department of Health OBESITY, SERVICES, WELLBEING In December 2007, the Government made a commitment in the Children's Plan to publish a child health strategy jointly between the Department of Health and the Department for Children, Schools and Famil ...

Food Access: whose responsibility?

New Policy Institute FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, FOOD POVERTY, LOW INCOME In Spring 2000, the New Policy Institute held a seminar to review four recent research projects addressing food access for low income communities, and to discuss where responsibility lies fo ...

Developing Healthier Communities

Henderson, P., Summer, S., and Raj, T COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH INEQUALITIES, TRAINING, VOLUNTARY SECTOR An introductory training course for workers from a variety of backgrounds including health, local authority and the voluntary sector. It aims to i ...

Interventions to Reduce Substance Misuse Among Vulnerable Young People (PH 4)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) ACCESS TO SERVICES, DRUGS MISUSE, FAMILY SUPPORT, SUBSTANCE MISUSE, YOUNG PEOPLE The NICE guidance on community-based interventions to reduce substance misuse among vulnerable and disadvantaged ...

Smoking Cessation Services (PH 10)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on smoking cessation services in primary care Reducing the prevalence of smoking among people in routine and manual groups, some minority ethnic groups and disadvantaged communities wil ...

Workplace Interventions to Promote Smoking Cessation (PH 5)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance on interventions to promote smoking cessation in the workplace Reducing smoking and tobacco-related harm is a key government strategy for improving the health of people in England and r ...

Low Income Diet and Nutrition Survey (LIDNS)

Food Standard Agency, Northern Ireland DIET, EATING HABIT, FOOD AND NUTRITION, FOOD STANDARD, LIFESTYLE, LOW INCOME, OBESITY, WORK ENVIRONMENT The Low Income Diet and Nutrition Survey (LIDNS) was commissioned by the Food Standards Agency. It provides stro ...

Age Discrimination in Mental Health Services

The UK government is considering the introduction of legislation to outlaw age discrimination in the provision of public services. The Department of Health commissioned a short piece of research to explore the extent of age discrimination in mental health ...

Identifying priorities for increasing life expectancy within the East Midlands

A set of life expectancy profiles for each Local Authority, County and Primary Care Trust (PCT) in the Region. These profiles highlight the causes of death that result in the largest reduction in life expectancy using Englandâ?Ts mortality experience as t ...

Cancer Inequalities in the East Midlands

This new report by Trent Cancer Registry and EMPHO provides important information on variations in the incidence, mortality and survival for the four most common cancers diagnosed in people living in the East Midlands (lung, colorectal, breast and prostat ...

Identifying priorities for increasing life expectancy in the most deprived areas within the East Midlands

A set of life expectancy profiles for each Primary Care Trust (PCT) in the Region. These profiles show the causes of death that account for the largest shortfall in life expectancy in the most deprived areas of the PCT using the PCTâ?Ts mortality experien ...

Health Trends within the East Midlands- 2009 Update

This is an analysis of health trends and inequalities in the East Midlands covering the period 1995- 2007. Focusing on high-level health indicators, the report gives an overview of health in the East Midlands and evaluates regional trends. 10.14655/6744-7 ...

Monitoring trends in health in the East Midlands

A report published in 2002, Monitoring the State of the East Midlands. Sustainable Development Objectives and Targets for the East Midlands. Health Indicators proposed a set of seven high-level health indicators for monitoring health status and health ine ...

Information sources on ethnicity and health and healthcare

This report provides a summary of work to date on a joint regional mapping project of ethnicity and health inequalities. It also covers equity of access to health care and initiatives (national and local) to address health inequalities between ethnic grou ...

Measuring deprivation in health services research, with particular reference to analysis of cancer incidence, mortalilty and survival

This report reviews various measures of deprivation in order to be able to monitor socio-economic inequalities in cancer incidence, survival and service provision in the future. 10.14655/6744-7769 Smith, L. Socio-economic inequalities in cancer incidence ...

Appendix 4. Initiatives in the East Midlands to Address Health Inequalities Between Ethnic Groups: Results of a survey undertaken by Champa Patel in May-July 2004 on behalf of EMPHO and Voice-East Midlands

Appendix 4. Initiatives in the East Midlands to Address Health Inequalities Between Ethnic Groups: Results of a survey undertaken by Champa Patel in May-July 2004 on behalf of EMPHO and Voice-East Midlands. 10.14655/6744-7791 Champa Patel Health inequalit ...

Promoting Mental Wellbeing at Work (PH 22)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guidance to promote mental wellbeing through productive and healthy working conditions The guidance is for those who have a direct or indirect role in, and responsibility for, promoting mental wellbein ...

Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health Report

Department of Health, UK ADULT, "ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND INDUSTRY", "EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND SKILLS", ETHNICITY, FOOD, FUEL POVERTY, HEALTH INEQUALITY, OLDER PEOPLE This report addresses an issue which is fundamentally a matter of soc ...

Executive Summary of Combating Malnutrition

A new BAPEN report, Combating Malnutrition: Recommendations for Action, is the culmination of work undertaken by a group of experts in malnutrition, led by BAPEN. Launched in Parliament on 10 February 2009, it sets out how the vast majority of those at ri ...

Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

This study examines the impact of policy on poverty and inequality in Britain since 1997This research shows what effect policies introduced since 1997 have had on reducing poverty and inequality. It offers a considered assessment of impacts over a decade: ...

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