Karen Tocque

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Acknowledgements We would like to thank the following for their contributions to the editing, proofreading and design of previous versions of the report or in enabling access to datasets and the production of indicators: Reports in the series The reports in the Indications of Public Health in the English Regions series address areas covered by the White(More)
BACKGROUND While alcohol-related health and social problems amongst youths are increasing internationally, both consumption and associated harms are particularly high in British youth. Youth drinking patterns, including bingeing, frequent drinking and drinking in public spaces, are associated with increased risks of acute (e.g. violence) and long-term (e.g.(More)
Table A1. – Sources of alcohol and reasons for drinking, by gender, age and drinking category (drinkers only) Table A2. – Number of units drunk per week (average in drinkers) and frequency of drinking (percentage), by gender, age and drinking category Table A3. – Percentage of respondents agreeing that access and availability of alcohol influences alcohol(More)
1 Executive summary Approximately a fifth of the population in England are thought to drink at hazardous levels of consumption, and a further 5% at harmful levels. Such levels of consumption are associated with a wide range of health, crime and economic harms. However, neither consumption nor harms are universally experienced, and in order to effectively(More)
BACKGROUND Patient choice and access to health care is compromised by many barriers including travel distance. Individuals with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can seek free specialist care in Britain, without a referral, providing flexible access to care services. Willingness to travel beyond local services for preferred care has funding and service(More)
Attitudes to alcohol: segmentation report series 1 1 Executive summary Approximately a fifth of the population in England are thought to drink at hazardous levels of consumption, and a further 5% at harmful levels. Such levels of consumption are associated with a wide range of health, crime and economic harms. However, neither consumption nor harms are(More)
Executive summary Approximately a fifth of the population in England are thought to drink at hazardous levels of consumption, and a further 5% at harmful levels. Such levels of consumption are associated with a wide range of health, crime and economic harms. However, neither consumption nor harms are universally experienced, and in order to effectively(More)
Acknowledgements We greatly appreciate the support of the Regional Director of Public Health, the regional Public Health Group, NHS North West and the NWPHO Steering Group to enable NWPHO to run this lifestyle survey. In addition, the regional working group that devised the core recommended questions for lifestyles surveys were invaluable in helping devise(More)
Acknowledgments This report was produced on behalf of, and with significant assistance from, the Regional Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategic Group. In particular, we would like to thank: Executive Summary The development of alcohol-related entertainment can offer economic and employment opportunities that are clear to both private investors and local(More)