Tag: health

North East England Health Summit: Inequalities-related stress

THIS HUGELY POPULAR EVENT IS ALREADY FULLY BOOKED. EMAIL fuse@newcastle.ac.uk TO BE PUT ON THE WAITING LIST

The purpose of this event is to gather those in academia, policy, and practice either working on or concerned about inequalities-related life stress, …

UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research – for consultation

The Health Research Authority (HRA) and the devolved administrations are consulting on a new UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care Research which sets out the high-level principles of good practice in the management and conduct of health and …

UPDATE: Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England survey consultation – outcomes published

Outcomes from the Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People (SDD) survey consultation exercise have now been published.

The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have been reviewing the format and content of the SDD survey and ran …

Consultation on Lifestyles Compendia Reports

The Health and Social Care Information Centre has launched a user consultation on four reports from their “Statistics On …” series which cover smoking, alcohol, obesity and drugs misuse.  It will run for 12 weeks and close on 8 January …

What about Youth Survey – The Results

The What About YOUth? (WAY) was a new survey of 15 year olds, commissioned by the Department of Health to collect national and local level data on a range of topics relating to the health of young people. The survey …

British Social Attitudes Survey 32nd Report – ‘The Verdict on Five Years of Coalition Government’

The 32nd report of the British Social Attitudes Survey reveals that public attitudes to several major issues have remained consistent during the current government’s tenure. While it might be expected that cuts to public services and controversial reforms such as …

LARIA North West February 2015 – summary of event

LARIA NW welcomed around 70 delegates to this ‘taster’event in Manchester, chaired by Gerallt Evans-Hughes, to hear from a range of speakers.  The event began with discussions in groups, covering customer insight, secondary data/Census, data sharing, public opinion and public …

Two thirds of London councillors believe that housing is a key issue for London ahead of the 2015 general election

During a London Councils summit in November 2014, some results from a summer 2014 poll of London councillors were discussed. When asked which issues were the most important for their parties to focus on before the general election in 2015, …

Exercise rates increasing across the UK

Recent figures obtained as part of Sport England’s Active People Survey reveal that, despite widespread concern regarding obesity levels, the number of residents in England who are engaging in weekly sport is rising. Between April 2013 and April 2014, 15.6 …

Award Winne 2014r: Lancashire – Best use of health research

Category B: Best use of health research – Sponsored by HeRC (Health eResearch Centre)

Winner – Lancashire County Council – long-term conditions JSNA

Summary

This JSNA investigated the needs and assets of Lancashire’s citizens in terms of what the World …

New economic deprivation indices for England, 1999 to 2009

LARIA members may wish to use the new indices of economic deprivation, published by Department for Communities and Local Government on 13 December 2012.

The indices allow users to track changes in deprivation at neighbourhood (LSOA) and LA district level …