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Assessing body mass index and waist circumference thresholds for intervening to prevent ill health and premature death among adults from black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK (PH 46)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Diabetes, Myocardial infarction, Stroke This guidance aimed to determine whether lower cut-off points should be used for black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK as a trigger for ...

Musculoskeletal Conditions Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120004 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Disease, Body, Bones, Joints, Muscles, Tissues Musculoskeletal conditions (MSCs) are a group of diseases that affect the body’s bones, joints, muscles and the tissues that connect them. Common ...

Hypertension Briefing: Technical documentation

10.14655/20120013 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) High blood pressure Blood pressure is the force exerted on artery walls as the heart pumps blood through the body. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when blood pressure is constantly ...

Coronary Heart Disease Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120010 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Heart disease Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a collective term for diseases that occur when the walls of the coronary arteries become narrowed by a gradual build up of fatty material called at ...

Diabetes Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120008 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Metabolic disorders Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterised by too much glucose in the blood. The body breaks down digested food into a sugar called glucose from which ...

Chronic Airflow Obstruction Briefing: Technical Documentation

10.14655/20120012 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Chronic lung condition Chronic airflow obstruction (CAO) is a chronic lung condition that interferes with normal breathing. CAO includes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic br ...

Obesity and Ethnicity

National Obesity Obeservatory (NOO) Current evidence on the relationship between obesity and ethnicity This paper provides an overview of the current evidence on the relationship between obesity and ethnicity for adults and children in the UK, in the cont ...

Health inequalities intervention tool: technical document

This paper describes the data and methods used in the Health inequalities intervention tool to calculate the effect of four interventions on life expectancy. London Health Observatory, Eastern Regional Public Health Observatory and York and Humber Public ...

Spearhead Health Inequalities Intervention Tool: technical document

This document describes the technical detail behind the Spearhead Health Inequalities Intervention Tool. Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) Health inequalities intervention tool This document describes the technical detail behind the Spearh ...

Promoting Physical Activity in the Workplace (PH 13)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Intervention guidance on workplace health promtion with reference to physical activity This guidance is for employers and professionals in small, medium and large organisations who have a direct ...

Four Commonly used Methods to Increase Physical Activity (PH 2)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) CYCLING, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, WALKING The NICE physical activity public health intervention guidance covers four common methods used to increase the population's physical activity levels:- br ...

Accident & Emergency Nursing Assessment of Deliberate Self Harm. Exploring the Impact of Introducing a Suicide Education Programme and a Suicide Intent Scale into A&E/MAU Nursing Practice: A Pilot Study

10.14655/6841-4499 Stephn Lamb, Ella Arensman Health, Nursing, Hospital, Self Harm, Suicide, Substance Misuse, Drugs misuse A proposal to pilot nursing assessment of self harm in Accident and Emergency Departments (A&E) was developed by key stakeholde ...

Standard Evaluation Framework for Weight Management Interventions

The National Obesity Observatory (NOO) Standard Evaluation Framework (SEF) to assist practitioners in the evaluation of weight management interventions. The National Obesity Observatory has developed a Standard Evaluation Framework (SEF) to assist practit ...

Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children [CG189]

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Clinical guidelines on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity. The NICE clinical guideline on the prevention, identification, assessment and managem ...

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