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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 ...

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 ...

UK Health Forum (UKHF)

UK Health Forum Prevention of the avoidable non-communicable diseases- coronary heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, obesity, cancer respiratory diseases and vascular dementia The UK Health Forum (UKHF) is a charitable alliance of professional and publ ...

Behaviour change: Individual Approaches (PH 49)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Health-damaging behaviour, Lifestyle, Education This guidance makes recommendations on individual-level interventions aimed at changing health-damaging behaviours among people aged 16 or over. I ...

GBD Profile: United Kingdom

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) Health loss, Disease, Injuries, Risk factors GLOBAL BURDEN OF DISEASES, INJURIES, AND RISK FACTORS STUDY 2010 The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) is a collaborative project of nearly 500 re ...

Public Health Surveillance: Towards a Public Healh Surveillance Strategy for England

Department of Health Public health surveillance The public health surveillance strategy: sets out the key benefits and challenges in delivering such a strategy describes how an integrated public health surveillance system can strengthen surveillance as a ...

The Lives of the Other Four Fifths

The Equity Trust The Equity Trust Research Digest: Quintiles Key Findings  - Social gradients: incremental increases in income correspond to incremental improvements in outcomes.  - Distribution: households in the richest quintile earn almost 15 times mor ...

Tackling Health Inequalities: The Spearhead Group of Local Authorities and Primary Care Trusts

Department of Health Inequalities in life expectancy The Public Health White Paper Choosing Health – making healthier choices easier sets out the importance of ensuring that as the country strives to improve its health a priority must be given to tackling ...

Long Term ill Health, Poverty and Ethnicity

Salway, S., Platt, L., Chowbey, P, Harriss, K. and Bayliss E. CHRONIC DISEASE, COMMUNITY, ETHNICITY, FAMILY, POVERTY This study used a mixed-methods approach to explore the links between long-term ill health and dimensions of poverty across four ethnic ‘g ...

Understanding Attitudes to Tackling Economic Inequality

Bamfield, L. and Horton, T. An exploration of the underlying ‘drivers’ of public attitudes towards economic inequality and welfare policy. Research on public attitudes to inequality has tended to focus more on revealing attitudes than exploring what motiv ...

Obesity and Mental Health

National Obesity Obeservatory (NOO) Current evidence on the relationship between obesity and mental health This paper provides an overview of current evidence on the relationship between obesity and mental health for adults and children in the UK. It draw ...

Health at Work Programme

British Heart Foundation HEALTH PROMOTION, HEALTHY EATING, MENTAL HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WELLBEING, WORKPLACE The Health at Work programme offers tools and resources needded to start a health at work club. Members can benefit from:•a free welcome pack ...

Service Framework for Mental health and Wellbeing

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Standards of care for patients, clients, their carers and wider family The overall aim of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is to improve the health and social well ...

Estimating the Costs of Health Inequalities: A report prepared for the Marmot Review

Frontier Economics COST, HEALTH ECONOMICS, HEALTH INEQUALITY Sir Michael Marmot was commissioned to lead a review of health inequalities in England post 2010. The aim of the review was to propose an evidence based strategy for reducing health inequalities ...

Fairness in a Car Dependent Society

Sustainable Development Commission AIR POLLUTION, CRIME, HEALTH INEQUALITY, INJURY, NOISE POLLUTION, TRANSPORT, TRAVELLING, VULNERABLE GROUP The Fairness in a Car Dependent Society report finds that vulnerable groups not only travel less than other people ...

House of Commons Health Committee Report (2003-04) – Third Report of Session 2003-04 Volume 1

House of Commons COST, HEALTH INEQUALITY, OBESITY, PREVALENCE, PREVENTION, TREND This inquiry examines some key obesity related issues such as prevalance, trends, health implications, causes of the rise in obesity rates, what can be done,  obesity and hea ...

Living Costs and Food Survey (LCF)

Office for National Statistics (ONS) EXPENDITURE, FOOD, FOOD ACCESS, HOUSEHOLD, INCOME, NUTRITION, FOOD CONSUMPTION In January 2008 the Living Costs and Food Survey (LCF) replaced the Expenditure and Food Survey. The LCF collects information on spending p ...

Inequalities in Diabetes Prevalence and Obesity in England

The Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory has published 'Inequalities in Diabetes and Obesity Prevalence in England'. This report highlights the pattern of inequality in diabetes prevalence in relation to age, deprivation and ethnic gro ...

Toying With Their Future

More than one million children in Britain are growing up in overcrowded, unfit, or emergency housing-conditions associated with serious health problems and poor education. This report, based on research done by the housing charity Shelter, showed that one ...

National Obesity Forum, UK

The National Obesity Forum (NOF) was established to raise awareness of the growing health impact that being overweight or obese was having on patients and the National Health Service (NHS). 10.14655/6744-35636 National Obesity Forum, UK Association tackli ...

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