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Role of nurses in alcohol and drug treatment services.

. Royal College of Nursing, Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse, National Substance Misuse Non-Medical Prescribing Forum, Public Health England Drug treatment This resource is to assist commissioners and providers of specialist adult alcohol and drug ...

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’ ...

An overview of lifestyles and wider characteristics linked to Healthy Life Expectancy in England: June 2017

A compilation of statistics for areas with high or low healthy life expectancy. The article draws from published data from a number of sources covering different samples and time periods.   Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1102370 Office ...

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 ...

Cold weather plan (CWP) for England

Public Health England (PHE) Weather, Cold, Weather plan The cold weather plan gives advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England. The documents provided are: cold weather plan cold weather plan (ea ...

National Diet and Nutrition Survey: assessment of dietary sodium in adults (19 to 64 years) in England, 2014

10.14655/743983-977749 Public Health England (PHE) Diet, Sodium, Salt intake, Nutrition There is an established relationship between salt intake and risk of high blood pressure (BP). High blood pressure (hypertension) is a risk factor for cardiovascular d ...

Sugar reduction: from evidence into action

10.14655/743983-920553 Public Health England (PHE) Sugar consumption, Obesity, Overweight, Dental health, Nutrition, Carbohydrates This document brings together the international evidence on interventions to help reduce the nation’s sugar consumption, as ...

Cold weather plan for England

10.14655/743983-917008 Public Health England (PHE) Weather, Climate, Older people, Vulnerable groups The cold weather plan gives advice to help prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of cold weather in England. The documents for the ...

E-cigarettes: an evidence update- A report commissioned by Public Health England

10.14655/743983-898420 Public Health England Relative risks and benefits of e-cigarettes This review explains the relative risks and benefits of e-cigarettes, in terms of harm reduction when compared with cigarettes and as an aid to quitting. Chronic Cond ...

The international evidence on the prevention of drug and alcohol use Summary and examples of implementation in England

10.14655/743983-895987 Public Health England (PHE) Drugs misuse, Drug Treatment, Alcohol use The United Nations Office of Drug Control (UNODC) published ‘International Standards on Drug Use Prevention’ in 2013. The Standards were developed through a syste ...

SACN Carbohydrates and Health Report

10.14655/743983-887648 Public Health England Diet, Health, Sugar, Diabetes The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) was asked by the Department of Health and the Food Standards Agency to examine the latest evidence on the links between consum ...

Local Alcohol Profiles for England

10.14655/743983-872445 Public Health England (PHE) Alcohol consumption, Hospital admission, Young people, Adults New figures from Public Health England (PHE), published 2 June 2015, show a repeated drop in the rate of hospital admissions due to alcohol am ...

Inequality in Healthy Life Expectancy at Birth by National Deciles of Area Deprivation: England, 2010-12

This release from the Office of National Statistics contains a reference table providing Healthy Life Expectancy (HLE) and Life Expectancy (LE) at birth for national deciles of area deprivation in England. It also provides two measures of inequality, the ...

Sugar Reduction: Responding to the Challenge

10.14655/743983-784129 Public Health England (PHE) Sugar intake in our diet In ‘Sugar Reduction: Responding to the Challenge’, PHE is calling on charities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), academics, businesses, retailers and consumers to work toget ...

Improving Outcomes: A Strategy for Cancer: Third Annual Report

10.14655/11971-679497 Department of Health and Public Health England Cancer, Survival, Treatment The third annual Improving Outcomes: A Strategy for Cancer report, in partnership with NHS England and Public Health England, reports on: significant developm ...

Social Care and Obesity: A discussion paper

10.14655/11971-666994 Local Government Association and Public Health England Obesity, social care, Diabetes The number of obese people in England has been rising steadily for the best part of 20 years. Today one in four adults are obese, according to the ...

Public Health England (PHE) Briefing Papers

10.14655/11971-499726 Public Health England (PHE) Weight management-Social and economic inequalities in diet and physical activity- Obesity and disability- adults- Obesity and alcohol- an overview- A simple guide to classifying body mass index in children ...

The Marmot Review: Updated data and information 2 years on

To mark the two year anniversary since The Marmot Review ('Fair Society, Healthy Lives') was published, on the 15th of February the UCL Institute of Health Equity published new data on key health inequalities indicators at local authority level ...

Report of a National Review of NHS Health Library Services in England: From Knowledge to Health in the 21st Century

Hill, P. Knowledge and information services The explosion in the volume and availability of knowledge in the age of the internet and World Wide Web means that the National Health Service (NHS) has to take account of all the implications that stem from thi ...

Deaths from Alzheimer's disease, dementia and senility in England: (NEoLCIN)

Care homes will face particular challenges in responding to the inevitable rise in dementia, including Alzheimer’s, according to a report published by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN). It says commissioners and providers across ...