ADPH response to consultation on proposals for changes to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures

January 16, 2018 in ADPH Updates, Mental Health, Policies by Rachel Cullum

Please find attached the ADPH response to the DCLG consultation on proposals for changes to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures, submitted 16th January 2018.

575 KBADPH response to consultation on proposals for changes to Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures
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APPH, PHE and LGA Briefing – Making Obesity Everybody’s Business: A Whole Systems Approach to Obesity

December 20, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Obesity, Policies, Publications by Rachel Cullum

Please find attached a briefing from ADPH, LGA and PHE focusing on the Whole Systems Obesity programme, which will provide local authorities with a different approach to tackling obesity.

508 KBMaking Obesity Everybody’s Business
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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 Rachel Cullum

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

December 11, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Alcohol and Drugs, Policies by Rachel Cullum

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 by Rachel Cullum

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 by Rachel Cullum

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 by Rachel Cullum

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 by Rachel Cullum

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 by Rachel Cullum

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

September 8, 2017 in ADPH Updates, Policies, Publications by Rachel Cullum

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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