Further information
  • Delivering health and care for people who sleep rough: going above and beyond (Kings Fund 2020)
    People who sleep rough have some of the worst health outcomes in England. We explore how four local areas are delivering effective health and care services to people sleeping rough and what other areas might be able to learn from them. This research by Kings Fund describes the issues - research - implications and prompts for local leaders

  • Health without a home (University of Liverpool – Regan) 2018
    The project, established by Healthwatch Wirral, is centred on how individuals, without a home, access health and social care services and their experiences when accessing these services. This report seeks to establish how and which health and social care services the client group access, good practice in these services, barriers which are currently in place which may prevent the client group accessing the services. This was undertaken through a series of 6 semi-structured interviews with three staff and three service users of the Charles Thompson Mission and 20 service user questionnaires were completed. View Leah Regan’s report

  • Wirral's latest Home Energy Conservation reports for 2017
    The Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA) 1995 requires Local Authorities to identify practicable and cost-effective measures likely to result in significant energy reduction in all residential accommodation in their area. View Wirral's latest 2017 report

  • Housing JSNA: Latest Update (November 2015)
    This update on local housing related need is based upon the regular update of the Strategic Housing Market Assessment Technical Appendix. This approach will shortly be superseded by the production of the evidence base for the updated Wirral Housing Strategy which is underpinned by the same technical appendix with enhanced assessment and insight.

  • Health Needs Assessment for Homelessness in Liverpool City Region(May 2014)
    Liverpool Public Health Observatory was commissioned by the Merseyside Directors of Public Health to deliver this Health Needs Assessment of homelessness in Liverpool City Region. This followed concerns that the recent economic downturn and changes to welfare provision were negatively impacting on housing security across the region.

  • Under one roof? Housing and public health in England (February 2014)
    With an increasing focus on integration, this viewpoint from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network explores the case for housing as keystone of local public health strategies across England. Now that public health is part of local government, the briefing explores what more could be done to strengthen links with housing departments. 

  • Show some warmth: exposing the damaging impact of energy debt on children (January 2015)
    This report presents new evidence on the key issues facing families in energy debt who have fallen behind on their gas and electricity payments, based on a survey of around 2500 families with children in the UK and in-depth interviews with families in energy debt, including parents and children.