Topic: Health, public health, adult social care

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Are we failing the health of our adolescents and young people?

13 Mar 2019 in Briefings

The Nuffield Trust has looked at international comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood .finding that, despite improvements, the UK compares poorly with other, similar countries in providing support to young people with long-term conditions to manage their care, and that this appears to be getting worse.



Early learning from the Sport England Local Delivery Pilots (LDPs)

6 Mar 2019 in Briefings

Sport England’s Local Delivery Pilots are entering the second year of a four year £100 million lottery funded programme to trial innovative projects to build healthier and more active communities as part of the UK’s national strategy for sport Sporting Future. We consider the progress so far.



Swift read: Rough sleeping

18 Feb 2019 in Briefings

Officially there are 4,677 people sleeping rough in England - marginally fewer than a year ago but still close to three times as many as in 2010. We set out here the latest statistics.


The draft domestic abuse bill

6 Feb 2019 in Briefings

The draft Domestic Abuse Bill is now open for consultation. The draft bill’s provisions include a statutory definition of domestic abuse, a new domestic abuse commissioner and a system of domestic abuse protection notices and protection orders to deter and monitor perpetrators



Ageing well? Meeting the challenge in our towns

4 Feb 2019 in Briefings

By 2046 there will be seven million more people aged over 65 in the United Kingdom, but the changing demographics will impact differently in villages, towns and cities of Britain in ageing. Services will need to plan for the differential pattern of ageing if a crisis is to be averted.