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Environmental Health (Health Protection)

Environmental Health (see also Health Protection)

Key content

  • Environmental Health - Air Quality (June 2018)

  • Environmental Health - Food Safety (June 2018)

  • Environmental Health - Noise section will be available Autumn 2018

Also see

Local workTakeaway for a ChangeA collaborative Wirral pilot project to encourage behavioural change within families by raising awareness of and improving attitudes towards healthier options available at local fast food outlets

Environmental Health related content 
A recent LGiU Briefing: Local Authorities and Food Safety (July 2016)
This Local Government Information Unit report highlights the changing and complicated picture in relation to local food safety. Access the 'LGiU Briefing' report

Food Standards Agency - Latest Enforcement Data by Local Authority Area 

Every breath we take: the lifelong impact of air pollution Royal College of Physicians (March 2016)
This report, jointly published with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, examines the impact of exposure to air pollution across the course of a lifetime. The report offers a number of major reform proposals setting out what must be done to tackle the problem of air pollution. View the Royal College of Physicians website for more information. 

Other related content 
Air quality: a briefing for directors of public health (March 2017)
Local authorities have a central role in achieving improvements in air quality; their local knowledge and interaction with the communities that they serve mean that they know the issues on the ground in detail. This briefing provides the information to help Directors of Public Health consider the appropriate public health response to air pollution in their area. There is extensive evidence about the health impacts of air pollution, growing media and public interest and an indicator on mortality attributed to particulate matter air pollution in the Public Health Outcomes Framework. 

Health Protection related content

Public Health England - Health Protection Profile for Wirral

Cheshire, Warrington, Wirral Screening and Immunisation Annual Report 2013/2014 

Vaccines throughout life,infographic
Infographic summarising the protection that vaccines provide throughout life for a range of diseases can be accessed on the website.

Key information sources for you to consider:
Health and social care outcomes frameworks (Collection)
Public Health England Data and Knowledge Gateway
NHS Digital
Child and Maternal Health