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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, ...

Green Exercise Partnership Evaluation Toolkit

Green Exercise Partnership Green exercise partnership evaluation toolkit. The Green Exercise Partnership (BTCV Cymru, Sustrans Cymru & Groundwork Wales) has developed evaluation guidance and toolkit which is designed to enable volunteers, project part ...

Green Exercise Partnership Evaluation Toolkit Guidance

Green Exercise Partnership Green exercise evaluation has developed evaluation guidance and toolkit which is designed to enable volunteers, project participants and project leaders to effectively evaluate projects and programmes.  The toolkit is designed t ...

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 ...

Hospital admission counts and rates for serious injuries by cause and intent in Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales, 2011

Injury Observatory for Britain and Ireland (IOBI) Hospital, injury, accident, motor vehicle traffic collision, poison, drown, fall, fire, burn, assault, homicide, suicide, assault, cut, firearm, self harm Number, rate and age-standardised rate of emergenc ...

Hospital admission counts and rates for all serious injuries in Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales, 2011

Injury Observatory for Britain and Ireland (IOBI) Hospital, injury, accident, motor vehicle traffic collision, poison, drown, fall, fire, burn, assault, homicide, suicide, assault, cut, firearm, self harm Number, rate and age-standardised rate of emergenc ...

Hospital admission counts and rates for injuries in Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales

10.14655/20140008 Injury Observatory for Britain and Ireland (IOBI) Hospital admission, Injury, Emergency Number of hospital discharges and age-standardised discharge rates for emergency hospital admissions for injury by sex and type of injury for the fol ...

Mortality counts and rates for injuries in Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales

10.14655/20140007 Injury Observatory for Britain and Ireland (IOBI) Mortality, Injury Number of deaths and age-standardised death rates by type of injury for the following regions and year of occurrence: Republic of Ireland 1982, 1983, 1995-2004 Northern ...

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 ...

Active Travel (Wales) Bill 2013

Welsh Government Travel route, Transport, Cycling The purpose of the Bill is to require local authorities to continuously improve facilities and routes for pedestrians and cyclists and to prepare maps identifying current and potential future routes for th ...