ADPH Policy Positions

December 19, 2018 in Active Travel and Physical Activity, ADPH Updates, Air Pollution and Climate change, Alcohol and Drugs, Built Environment, Children and Young People, Commercial Determinants of Health, Health and Social Care Services, Housing, Integration & Devolution, Mental Health, Obesity, PH Funding, PH System, PH Workforce, Policies, Policy Statements, Publications, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Sustainability and Climate Change, Tobacco by Lucy Sutton

In November 2017, ADPH published a series of policy position statements on eight key topics alongside a narrative document exploring roles and enablers within the public health system. These position statements have since been reviewed and updated.

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.

370 KBADPH Policy Position – Air Quality (Nov 2018)

378 KBADPH Policy Position – Alcohol (Nov 2018) (1)

394 KBADPH Policy Position – Drugs (Nov 2018)

286 KBADPH Policy Position – Housing and Health (Nov 2018)

403 KBADPH Policy Position – Mental Health (Nov 2018)

387 KBADPH Policy Position – Obesity (Nov 2018)

433 KBADPH Policy Position – Sexual Health (Nov 2018)

279 KBADPH Policy Position – Tobacco (Nov 2018)

264 KBADPH Narrative on the UK Public Health System (Nov 2018)

ADPH response to the proposal to end the sale of energy drinks to children

November 27, 2018 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Obesity by Lucy Sutton

Please find attached the ADPH response to the consultation on the proposal to end the sale of energy drinks to children. The response was submitted on the 21st of November 2018.

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ADPH response to the Education Committee’s inquiry into the impact of early years learning on life chances

May 31, 2018 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Policies by Lucy Sutton

Please find attached the ADPH response to the Education Committee’s inquiry into the impact of early years learning on life chances, which was submitted on 31st May 2018.

240 KBThe Education Committee inquiry into the impact of early years on life chances – ADPH response
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ADPH Policy Positions – A Life Course Approach to Public Health

May 18, 2018 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Policies, Policy Statements, Publications by admin

ADPH has today published a series of new policy position statements setting out a life course approach to public health. These statements explore health and wellbeing at key life stages and cover best start in life, living and working well, healthy ageing, and health inequality.

Our policy position statements help to drive our policy work forward and push for our members’ recommendations in all the policy work that we do. They will be briefly reviewed annually and a full review will take place every three years.

611 KBADPH Position Statement – Best Start in Life 634 KBADPH Position Statement – Living and Working Well 613 KBADPH Position Statement – Healthy Ageing 579 KBADPH Position Statement – Health Inequalities

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

All of our policy positions are hosted permanently here.

 

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ADPH Response to the Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision Green Paper

March 6, 2018 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Mental Health by admin

Please find attached the ADPH Response to the CYP Mental Health Green Paper, submitted 2nd March 2018.

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ADPH submission to Science and Technology Committee Evidence-Based Early-Years Intervention Inquiry

December 14, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Policies by admin

Please find attached the ADPH submission to the Science and Technology Committee inquiry into the health impacts of adverse childhood experiences.

The submission is also published on the committee’s website along with other submissions – these can be viewed here.

562 KBADPH response to STC Inquiry – Evidence Based Early Years Intervention
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Committee of Advertising Practice – ADPH Consultation Response

July 21, 2016 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Policies, Publications by admin

Attached is the ADPH response to the Committee of Advertising Practice Consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children. This was submitted on 20/07/2016.384 kBADPH CAP response
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ADPH support for SRE Letter

April 27, 2016 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Policies, Sexual and Reproductive Health by admin

ADPH support statutory sex and relationships education and are signatories to a letter written by the Sex Education Forum which was published in The Times today (27 April 2016).

The letter can be viewed on The Times website.

Please note that the full article is only available on subscription and in the print copy.

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ADPH Press Release on the Health Select Committee’s Childhood Obesity Report

November 30, 2015 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Obesity, Policies by admin

Today the Health Select Committee published a report saying the scale and consequences of childhood obesity demand bold and urgent action from Government.

Below is our press release, which supports the recommendations put forward.

ADPH Press Release- HSC Childhood Obesity Report

 

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ADPH Press Release on PHE’s Sugar Reduction Report

October 22, 2015 in ADPH Updates, Children and Young People, Obesity by admin

Below is our press release, which welcomes the publication of PHE’s report on Sugar Reduction.

ADPH press release – PHE sugar report