Centre for Public Health

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News Archive

September 2013

New 1-2-1 detox programme from Independence Initiative launched
24 September 2013
Independence Initiative was established in 1996 as an innovative approach to recovery and rehabilitation for those with recurring drug problems. Based in Bootle it provides a unique personalised approach for people in need of rehabilitation in the Merseyside area giving …

PhD studentship opportunity at the Centre for Public Health (deadline Monday, 2nd December 2013)
18 September 2013
The Postgraduate Research department for the Faculty is based within the Centre for Public Health and is currently offering the following PhD studentship opportunity. The application deadline for this opportunity is Monday 2nd December, 2013. Education and training support needs …

World Health Organization report draws attention to the abuse of 18 million children
17 September 2013
The new report entitled ‘European report on preventing child maltreatment’, which was co-authored by Professor Mark Bellis and Professor Karen Hughes from the Centre for Public Health, highlights that more than 18 million children aged under 18 years suffer from …

Steroid users at risk of HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C
13 September 2013
A landmark study from Public Health England (PHE) published in BMJ Open today has found that men who inject anabolic steroids and tanning drugs are at higher risk of HIV and viral hepatitis. The study into health behaviour and blood …