ADPH Response to Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill Consultation

December 11, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Alcohol and Drugs, Policies

Please find attached the ADPH Response to the Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Bill Consultation, submitted on 8th December 2017. 432 KBMUP in Wales – ADPH Consultation Response

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ADPH Policy Positions

November 29, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Air Pollution and Climate change, Alcohol and Drugs, Housing, Mental Health, Obesity, PH Workforce, Policies, Publications, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Tobacco

ADPH has published a series of new policy position statements on eight key topics alongside a narrative document exploring roles and enablers within the public health system.

These statements bring together the views and recommendations of our members on eight key public health topics: outdoor air quality, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, obesity, sexual health, housing, and mental health. The narrative is a collation of existing ADPH publications and views from the membership with key recommendations to ensure the public health system is fit for the future.

These statements will help us to drive our policy work forward and push for our members’ recommendations in all the policy work that we do.

If you would like to discuss anything in these documents please do contact the ADPH Policy Team by emailing enquiries@adph.org.uk.

584 KBADPH Narrative on the UK Public Health System579 KBADPH Policy Position – Outdoor Air Quality 581 KBADPH Policy Position – Alcohol 596 KBADPH Policy Position – Tobacco603 KBADPH Policy Position – Drugs 677 KBADPH Policy Position – Obesity629 KBADPH Policy Position – Sexual Health 598 KBADPH Policy Position – Housing and Health 616 KBADPH Policy Position – Mental Health

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ADPH Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Minimum Unit Pricing

November 15, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Alcohol and Drugs

Please find attached the ADPH statement on the Supreme Court judgement on Minimum Unit Pricing. 516 KBADPH Statement – Supreme Court Judgement on MUP

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ADPH Submission to Raynsford Review of Planning

October 30, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Housing, Policies

Please find attached the ADPH submission to the Raynsford Review of Planning, submitted 30th October 2017. 571 KBADPH Raynsford Review Consultation Response – Final

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Guide to support the effective commissioning and delivery of lifestyle weight management services for children and their families

October 4, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Obesity, Policies

Please find attached guidance from the APDH, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Public Health England, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Royal College of Physicians: Guide to support the effective commissioning and delivery of lifestyle weight management services for children and their families in England.

PHE have also published supporting practical tools including a step-by-step guide to conversations with families for health and care professionals and a capturing data resource.

Published alongside this is a systematic review, undertaken by UCL which looks at the critical features of successful Tier 2 weight management programmes for children.2 MBTier 2 Child Weight Management Services Guide

Further guidance and resources are also available here.

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ADPH response to consultation on APPG for Healthy Homes and Buildings’ Green Paper, Building our Future: Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes and Buildings.

September 28, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Housing, Policies

Please find attached the ADPH Response to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Healthy Homes and Buildings’ Green Paper, Building our Future: Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes and Buildings, submitted 28th September 2017. 420 KBADPH Housing and Health Green Paper Consultation Response, September 2017

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ADPH Budget Representation 2017

September 21, 2017 in ADPH Updates, PH Funding, PH System

Please find attached the ADPH Representation to the Budget 2017, sent to the Treasury on 21st September 2017. 517 KBAssociation of Directors of Public Health – Budget Statement September 2017

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ADPH & NCVO Publication: Guide to Commissioning Arts & Cultural Providers for Better Health and Wellbeing

September 8, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Policies, Publications

Please see below a guide for commissioners of health and wellbeing services on partnering with the arts and cultural sector to deliver better outcomes.  It draws on learning from the National Council for Voluntary Organisation’s Cultural Commissioning Programme, which worked with Kent County Council and NHS Gloucestershire CCG to enable innovative partnerships and whole person approaches, reducing the need for costly interventions further down the line.  It includes practical guidance and case studies, covering aspects of physical health, mental health and wellbeing.

It has been produced by NCVO in collaboration with the Association of Directors of Public Health.

2 MBGuide to commissioning arts & culture for health & wellbeing – August 2017
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ADPH statement on the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health

August 31, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Please find attached a statement from ADPH on the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health, published 30th August 2017.

378 KBADPH statement on the Mental Health Concordat
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Joint Briefing on the Healthcare Public Health Advice Service to Clinical Commissioning Groups (Core Offer)

August 30, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Health and Social Care Services, Publications

Please find attached a new joint briefing from ADPH, PHE and FPH setting out a framework to help local authorities and CCGs review existing and develop future models for healthcare public health advice services, along with a statement from ADPH regarding the publication.

379 KBADPH statement on the Healthcare Public Heath Advice Service to CCGs214 KBHealthcare Advice Service Briefing

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