Public Health Institute

The work of LJMU’s Public Health Institute

Helping communities overcome the key public health challenges they are facing today; violence; addictions; sexual health and surveillance. Watch our short video to find out more about the work of LJMU’s Public Health Institute: www.ljmu.ac.uk/phi

TIIG event 2018

TIIG event

Our annual TIIG North West Event took place on Wednesday 28th March 2018 at Liverpool John Moores University. The event featured a range of engaging speakers who discussed the challenges and successes of collecting and sharing Emergency Department data as well as the current and potential applications of TIIG data.

More information and presentations from the event are available on our TIIG North West Event page

Public Health Institute

Public Health Institute
The Centre for Public Health was recently granted Institute status and on 1st August 2016 we became the Public Health Institute. More information about the Public Health Institute is available at: www.ljmu.ac.uk/phi

Featured in RSPH Improve & Protect programme

RSPH
TIIG is featured in the Improve and Protect programme produced by RSPH and ITN Productions, the programme features monitoring systems provided by the Public Health Institute. An excerpt from the programme is available on our YouTube page. The full programme and further details about RSPH on their webpages: www.rsph.org.uk

News & resource links

TIIG North West Event 2016/17

The Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) held its North West Event on Tuesday 21st February 2017 for stakeholders and commissioners of TIIG in the North West of England. The event which took place at Liverpool John Moores University Redmonds Building was an opportunity to meet and share ideas about current and potential applications of Emergency Department data and to hear from a range of engaging speakers

Posted: 21 February 2017

TIIG North West Event 2015/16

The 2015/16 TIIG North West event took place ion Manchester on 11th Novmeber 2015, it was an opportunity for stakeholders and commissioners to meet and share ideas about current and potential applications of emergency department data. Presentation from the event are available here.

Posted: 11 November 2015

New Standard published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre

The Standard on Information Sharing to Tackle Violence will ensure A&E departments collect and share data about injury attendances involving violent crime with Community Safety Partnerships, including:

  • time and date of incident,
  • time and date of arrival to A&E,
  • specific location of incident,
  • primary means of assault i.e. weapon or body part used.

Posted: 19 September 2014

Guidance: Widening the availability of Naloxone

Naloxone is the emergency antidote for overdoses caused by heroin and other opiates/opioids (such as methadone and morphine). The main life-threatening effect of heroin and other opiates is to slow down and stop breathing. Naloxone blocks this effect and reverses the breathing difficulties. On the 1 October 2015, new regulations came into force, which allows for widening of the availability of naloxone.

Posted: 10 November 2015