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State of Child Health Report 2017

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) Child health, Infant mortality, Conception, Pregnancy, Early years, School, Family, Social environment, Childhood Nearly one in five children in the UK is living in poverty and inequality is blighting ...

Community engagement: improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Inequality, Inequalities, Wellbeing, good practice This guideline covers community engagement approaches to reduce health inequalities, ensure health and wellbeing initiatives are effective and help ...

Life expectancy: recent trends in older ages

10.14655/743983-965252 Public Health England (PHE) Life expectancy, Older people, Quality of life, Death rate, mortality Over the last 30 years there has been an upward trend in life expectancy at older ages in England. Figures 1 and 2 show life expectanc ...

Health equity in all policies

10.14655/743983-911819 Public Health England (PHE) Health promotion, Equality, Equity, Local government Public Health England (PHE) worked with the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) and the Local Government Association (LGA) to develop a ma ...

Local action on health inequalities: practice resources

10.14655/743983-907108 Public Health England (PHE) Inequality, Equity, Local services, Working people These documents explain factors contributing to inequality in public health and set out methods for local bodies to reduce them. Documents The Marmot Rev ...

Inequalities in Life Expectancy: Changes over time and implications for policy

Buck, D. and Maguire, D., The King's Fund Income, Housing, Employment, Lifestyles, Access to health care Our health is determined by a complex mix of factors including income, housing and employment, lifestyles and access to health care and other ser ...

Evaluation resources for community food projects

Health Development Agency Food poverty, Training programme, Community project The Health Development Agency (HDA) has developed a training programme for coordinators of the 5 A DAY fruit and vegetable community initiatives. In developing the training prog ...

The 1001 Critical Days: The Importance of the Conception to Age Two Period

Leadsom, A., Field, F., Burstow, P. and Lucas, C. Child health, Birth, Pregnancy, Child development Pregnancy, birth and the first 24 months can be tough for every mother and father, and some parents may find it hard to provide the care and attention thei ...

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 ...

Improving young people’s health and wellbeing: a framework for public health

10.14655/743983-833241 Public Health England Young people's health The Framework has been developed as a resource to enable local areas in the delivery of their public health role for young people. It poses questions for councillors, health and wellb ...

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 ...

Building Children and Young People's Resilience in Schools

10.14655/743983-803136 UCL Institute of Health Equity Education Evidence Review 2- Building children and young people's resilience in schools Briefing 2- Building children and young people's resilience in schools This pair of documents, commissi ...

Reducing the number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET)

10.14655/743983-803135 UCL Institute of Health Equity Employment, education and training Evidence Review 3- Reducing the number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) This pair of documents, commissioned by Public Health England ( ...

Adult Learning Services

10.14655/743983-803134 UCL Institute of Health Equity Education Evidence Review 4- Adult learning services This pair of documents, commissioned by Public Health England (PHE), and written by the UCL Institute of Health Equity, address the role of particip ...

Increasing Employment Opportunities and Improving Workplace Health

10.14655/743983-803133 UCL Institute of Health Equity Employment opportunities and good quality work Evidence Review 5- Increasing employment opportunities and improving workplace health Briefing 5a- Workplace interventions to improve health and wellbeing ...

Health Inequalities and the Living Wage

10.14655/743983-803132 UCL Institute of Health Equity Income Evidence Review 6- Health inequalities and the living wage This pair of documents, commissioned by Public Health England (PHE), and written by the UCL Institute of Health Equity, address the rol ...

Understanding the Economics of Investments in the Social Determinants of Health

10.14655/743983-803130 UCL Institute of Health Equity Economic investment Briefing 9- Understanding the economics of investments in the social determinants of health This document, commissioned by Public Health England (PHE), and written by the UCL Instit ...

Tackling Health Inequalities through Action on the Social Determinants of Health: Lessons from Experience

10.14655/743983-803129 UCL Institute of Health Equity Social determinants of health Briefing 10- Lessons from experience This document, commissioned by Public Health England (PHE), and written by the UCL Institute of Health Equity, sets out 12 points to c ...

Good quality parenting programmes and the home to school transition

10.14655/743983-803127 UCL Institute of Health Equity Parenting Evidence Review 1- Good quality parenting programmes and the home to school transitio n Briefing 1a- Good Quality Parenting Programmes Briefing 1b- Improving the Home to School Transition Thi ...

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