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Changing patterns of substance misuse in adult prisons and service responses. A thematic review.

. HM Inspectorate of Prisons for England and Wales Drug treatment Drug misuse is a serious threat to the security of the prison system, the health of individual prisoners and the safety of prisoners and staff. Its effects ripple outwards to harm prisoners’ ...

The extent of and factors associated with self-reported overdose and self-reported receipt of naloxone among people who inject drugs (PWID) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

BACKGROUND: Overdose is a major cause of death among PWID, and for opioid overdoses naloxone administration can reduce harm. However, globally there is limited national level data on the extent of non-fatal overdose and naloxone uptake. The first national ...

Making a Difference: Investing in Sustainable Health and Well-being for the People of Wales

Public Health Wales Sustainable Health, Health inequalities, Wellbeing, Illness, Alcohol consumption, Smoking, Passive smoking, Child health The 'Making a Difference: Investing in Sustainable Health and Well-being for the People of Wales' report ...

Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales 2014/15 (Provisional) and 2013/14 (Final)

Office for National Statistics Winter death, Climate, Cold weather, Fuel, Older people Main points An estimated 43,900 excess winter deaths occurred in England and Wales in 2014/15; the highest number since 1999/00, with 27% more people dying in the winte ...

Chief Medical Officer for Wales Annual Report 2014-15: Healthier, Happier, Fairer

Chief Medical Officer for Wales Pregnancy, Health inequality, child health, Mental wellbeing, Suicide, Cause of death, Healthcare, Ageing This report is focused on evidence and opportunities. It focuses on the whole journey, from a healthy start in life, ...

Child Measurement Programme for Wales 2013/2014

Public Health Wales NHS Trust Obesity, Child health, Weight management This third report of the Child Measurement Programme (CMP) for Wales contains the findings of the programme of child measurements carried out in primary schools in Wales during the aca ...

Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and homes, and e-cigarette use among 10- 11 year old children in Wales: CHETS Wales 2

Welsh Government Smoking, Pollution, Smoking Cessation, Secondhand smoke, Tobacco, Child Health The CHETS (CHild exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke) Wales repeated cross sectional surveys – conducted before and one year after introduction of legislat ...

Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales, 2013/14 (Provisional) and 2012/13 (Final)

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Weather, Climate, Heating, Mortality, Winter, Older people An estimated 18,200 excess winter deaths occurred in England and Wales in 2013/14 – the lowest number of excess winter deaths since records began in 1950/51. 1 ...

Feeding Britain: A strategy for zero hunger in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Hunger in the UK Hunger, Food poverty The main task in Feeding Britain is to consider the reasons behind the large rise in the use of food banks, and associated provision of emergency food assistance, over the last few ...

Child Measurement Programme for Wales Report 2012/13

Public Health Wales NHS Trust Child Health, Wellbeing This is the second report of the Child Measurement Programme for Wales. This report contains the findings of the programme of child measurements carried out during the academic year 2012/13 with childr ...

Health of Children and Young People in Wales

Public Health Wales NHS Trust Child health, Nutrition, Physical activity, Substance misuse This report provides the most comprehensive picture ever produced on the health of children and young people in Wales at a community level.   The findings show that ...

Local Authority Variations in Activity Limitations (disability) for Males and Females, England and Wales 2011

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Disability, Health problem Key Points   Around a 5th of the population of England and Wales assessed their day-to-day activities as limited either ‘a lot’ or ‘a little’ because of a health problem or disability. The 20 ...

Child Measurement Programme for Wales

Humphreys, C., Garcia, E. and Causey, R., Public Health Wales Child Health, Wellbeing This is the first report of the Child Measurement Programme for Wales. The report provides high level findings from the measurement of children in reception year (age fo ...

Promoting Renewable Energy in the UK: What Difference has Devolution Made?

Cowell, R., et al, Cardiff University Renewable energy Scotland's delivery of devolution and renewable energy development should be a model for other UK Governments to follow, according to a recent study by Robert Gordon University (RGU). The newly p ...

Designing of street lighting in Wales

Welsh HIA Support Unit Street lighting Published by Welsh HIA Support Unit, February 2009 WHIASU has published a short summary paper with regard to the dousing of street lighting in Wales Chronic Conditions http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sites3/news.cfm?orgid=52 ...

Delirium: draft full guideline for consultation

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Older People's Commissioner for Wales- Annual Review 08/09 putting older people at our heart

Download: Older People's Commissioner for Wales- Annual Review 08/09 putting older people at our heartDownload: Welsh VersionThe role of Older People’s Commissioner for Wales was created with a range of powers to help improve the lives of older peopl ...