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In this section you will find our most useful and informative resources, research and intervention packs.
Simply select the resource you require and it will download to your computer as a PDF or Word file.
All resources on this page are provided on a Creative Commons basis which means that you can use these resources on your own webpage etc provided that you provide attribution to Health Equalities Group.


 

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Alcohol resources

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Food resources

  • Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight +

    The Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight has been designed to support local government to exercise their responsibility in developing and implementing policies which promote healthy weight and improve the health and well-being of the local population.

    The document will be of relevance to all policy makers and practitioners responsible for promoting healthy weight.


    Download The Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight Briefing Paper PDF


  • Nourish - Hospital Food Project - resources +

    The Nourish hospital food project worked with the six Merseyside Trusts in addressing their NHS corporate citizen responsibilities in order to meet the requirements of the Choosing Health white paper and the public health domain for the Healthcare Commission‟s Assessment of Trusts.


    Download food facts PDF

    Download hospital food project evaluation PDF

    Download table talkers PDF

  • Takeaway Food: A Briefing Paper +

    This briefing paper aims to provide the evidence and justification on why the growth of the informal eating out sector poses significant public health challenges as well as the opportunities that could lead to action locally to improve the eating out environment and support for small businesses.

      Download takaway food briefing PDF


  • gulp - sugary drinks and associated health risks - resources +

    gulp is a new campaign from Food Active, an initiative commissioned by the North West Directors of Public Health and managed by Health Equalities Group


      Download sample gulp leaflet PDF


  • Liverpool Nursery Nutrition programme - resources +

    Liverpool First for Health and Wellbeing Partnership identified a need to offer support in food and nutrition to early years settings across the city. Health Equalities Group were commissioned to carry out an evaluation of the existing practice, knowledge and food provision in Liverpool nurseries.


    Download nursery nutrition 2010 conference programme PDF

    Download nursery nutrition executive summary PDF

    Download health nursery menus PDF


  • Good fats, bad fats - resources +

    In 2006, Heart of Mersey produced the briefing paper, Good Fats: Bad Fats, which provided the most up-to-date evidence base around the consumption of fats, their profile and effects on cardiovascular health.


    Download good fats - bad fats leaflet PDF


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Smoking resources

  • Breathe Free, Feel Good - Delivering a stop smoking brief intervention for people with COPD - resources +

    Breathe Free – Feel Good is a stop smoking programme for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The programme was developed to increase health professionals’ knowledge and skills of how to support COPD patients to stop smoking and refer those who want to quit to a local Stop Smoking Service.


    Download Breathe Free booklet PDF


  • Breathing Space - Protecting your community staff from exposure to secondhand smoke - resources +

    The Health Equalities Group has developed the Breathing Space – YourHome - Our Workplace award to support organisations in the development of policies and practices to protect staff in the community from exposure to secondhand smoke from cigarettes, other combusted tobacco products and the secondhand vapour from electronic cigarettes.


    Download Breathing Space guidance PDF


  • Play Smokefree - Developing, implementing and evaluating the voluntary smokefree codes - resources +

    Three out of four children are aware of cigarettes before they reach the age of five, irrespective of whether or not the parents smoke. However, if young people see smoking as a normal part of everyday life, they are more likely to become smokers themselves.


    Download Play Smokefree report


  • Smokefree Squad - Developing Smokefree Squad partnerships - resource +

    Smokefree Squad is a proven smoking cessation programme for use by professional sports clubs that trains stadium stewards and community staff in ‘brief intervention’ techniques. 


    Download Smokefree Squad - Developing Smokefree Squad partnerships

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Activity resources

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Multi-risk resources

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