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News in numbers: February

08 February 2019

A breakdown of community health news this month, in numbers. Download the PDF, here.

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References

BBC News. (2019) Mental health patients missing GP appointments ‘at risk’. See: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46825600 (accessed 15 January 2019).

Department of Health (NI). (2019) Department publishes Report of the Review of Medical School Places in Northern Ireland. See: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/news/department-publishes-report-review-medical-school-places-northern-ireland (accessed 15 January 2019).

Obesity Health Alliance. (2018) “Check it out!” – families bombarded with ‘supermarket sweep’ of sugary promotions during their weekly shop. See: http://obesityhealthalliance.org.uk/2018/11/17/press-release-check-families-bombarded-supermarket-sweep-sugary-promotions-weekly-shop (accessed 15 January 2019).

Public Health Agency. (2018) Campaign encourages correct use of antibiotics. See: http://www.publichealth.hscni.net/news/campaign-encourages-correct-use-antibiotics (accessed 15 January 2019).

Reynolds A, Mann J, Cummings J, Winter N, Mete E, Morenga LT. (2019) Carbohydrate quality and human health: a series of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. The Lancet (online). See: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)31809-9/fulltext (accessed 15 January 2019).

The Scotsman. (2019) Fathers asked about mental health in post-natal depression initiative. See: https://www.scotsman.com/news/health/fathers-asked-about-mental-health-in-post-natal-depression-initiative-1-4852499 (accessed 15 January 2019).

The Scotsman. (2019) Health expert backs 20mph bill to help combat child obesity in Scotland. See: https://www.scotsman.com/news/health-expert-backs-20mph-bill-to-help-combat-child-obesity-in-scotland-1-4852372 (accessed 15 January 2019).

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