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Homes for Health

10.14655/11971-1028533 Public Health England (PHE) Home, Living conditions, Housing These resources can help local authorities, health and social care commissioners and decision makers make plans to improve health and wellbeing through the places people l ...

Annual fuel poverty statistics report: 2016

Department of Energy & Climate Change Household, Living conditions, Fuel poor The fuel poverty statistics report for 2016 includes: the latest statistics on the number of households living in fuel poverty, in England analysis of the composition of the ...

Affordable Warmth and Health Impact Evaluation Toolkit

Department of Energy & Climate Change Warmth, Health impact, Fuel poverty, Sustainable energy A joint evaluation toolkit developed in partnership between DECC and the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE), with oversight from a range of health and evalu ...

Preventing excess winter deaths and illness associated with cold homes

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Quality Standard, Health service, Winter mortality, Cardiovascular health, Mental health, Cold NICE quality standards describe high-priority areas for quality improvement in a defined care or servic ...

Public Health on Demand: Fuel poverty and health

UK Health Forum Public health, Fuel poverty Public Health on Demand (PHoD) is a new bite-size ‘must-read’ service from the UK Health Forum (UKHF).    The aim for these briefings is to provide those working in public health with a brief summary of a select ...

Catalogue of health-related fuel poverty schemes

Department of Energy & Climate Change Fuel poverty DECC commissioned National Energy Action in December 2014 to carry out an online survey to catalogue local schemes that are targeting individuals with health problems for energy efficiency measures an ...

Excess winter deaths and morbidity and the health risks associated with cold homes

10.14655/105129-107388 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Death, Mortality, Winter, Climate, Housing, Cold home, Temperature The guideline is for commissioners, managers and health, social care and voluntary sector practitioners who ...

The Energy Penalty: disabled people and fuel poverty

Mike George, Professor Cosmo Graham, and Linda Lennard Disabled people, disability, Fuel poverty The prime focus of the study was on the energy needs of people with physical, cognitive and sensory impairments and of families with disabled children.  The s ...

Show Some Warmth: Exposing the damaging impact of energy debt on children

The Children's Society Energy debt This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too muc ...

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 ...

Warmer Homes- Improving fuel poverty and energy efficiency policy in the UK

Policy Exchange Home heating, energy efficiency, living conditions, income Warmer Homes presents a character profile of the 2.3 million households in England living in fuel poverty. It finds that over 1 million households who cannot afford to heat their h ...

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 ...

Older, not colder: Why older people need warm homes

ageUK Energy efficient homes for the elderly Winter can be a big worry for many older people as it brings with it a range of concerns, from high fuel bills and housing that is hard to heat, to health problems and hospital admissions. Those in later life c ...

Excess winter deaths and illnesses

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) CLIMATE, FUEL POVERTY, OLDER PEOPLE, WEATHER Excess winter deaths and illnesses: guideline consultation Excess winter deaths and illnesses: guideline consultation information Excess winter death ...

Warm Well Families (WWF)

Centre for Health and Social Care Research, Sheffield Hallam University Home heating Warm Well Families is a research project conducted by the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at Sheffield Hallam University. The research was conducted  in Rother ...

Keeping warm in Later Life (KWILLT)

NHS Housing conditions This website presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Programme (Grant Reference Number PB-PG-0408-16041). The views expressed are those ...

The book of Damp

Beesley, I. and McMillan, I. Children with asthma and their environment The Book of Damp has developed from the Warm Well Families (WWF) research project. WWF explained the factors influencing the ability of households with children woth asthma to keep wa ...

Fuel Poverty and Cold Home-related Health Problems

10.14655/743983-803126 UCL Institute of Health Equity The health impacts of fuel poverty and cold homes Evidence Review 7- Tackling fuel poverty and cold home-related health problems Briefing 7- Fuel poverty and cold home-related health problems This pair ...

Ending cold homes: Affordable warmth manifesto

End Fuel Poverty Fuel poverty, Household, Heat, Fuel bill Millions of people cannot afford to heat and power their homes. Millions are suffering ill-health, stress and anxiety from unaffordable fuel bills, reduced educational attainment and social isolati ...

Prescriptions: Costs and charges in the UK and Republic of Ireland

This paper provides a brief overview of prescription costs and charges in Northern Ireland and compares this data with other jurisdictions in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Read more here. 10.14655/415-788573 NI Assembly Prescription costs, Charges, ...

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