Abbreviations

  • AAP: Area Action Partnership
  • A&E:Accident and Emergency
  • AF: Atrial Fibrillation
  • AIDS:Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
  • AMHP: Approved Mental Health Professional
  • APHO: Association of Public Health Observatories
  • APPGA: All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism
  • APS: Active People Survey
  • ASB: Anti-Social Behaviour
  • ASD: Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • BCS: British Crime Survey
  • BE: Breathe Easy
  • BHF: British Heart Foundation
  • BLF: British Lung Foundation
  • BME: Black and Minority Ethnic
  • BMI: Comprehensive Area Assessment
  • CAA: Area Action Partnership
  • CAF:Common Assessment Framework for Children and Young People, a process whereby practitioners can identify a child's or young person's needs early, assess those needs holistically, deliver coordinated services and review progress.
  • CAMHS: Children’s and Adolescents’ Mental Health Services
  • CHD: Coronary Heart Disease
  • CMO: Chief Medical Officer
  • CO: Carbon Monoxide
  • COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • CO2: Carbon Dioxide
  • CRI: the service provider commissioned for substance abuse services in Lewisham
  • CVD: Cardiovascular Disease
  • (C) YP: (Children and) Young People. Official definitions vary according to legal context. For the Young People’s Specialist Treatment Substance Abuse Needs Assessment the term refers to all people under the age of 18
  • CYPP: Children’s and Young People’s Plan.
  • DAAT: Drug & Alcohol Action Team, the mechanism by which treatment services for substance abuse are commissioned
  • DH: Department of Health
  • DWP: Department for Work and Pensions
  • ESA: Employment and Support Allowance
  • ESLD: End Stage Liver Disease
  • ETE: Education, Training, and Employment
  • F: Female
  • GDA: General Multi-disciplinary Developmental Assessment
  • GP: General Practitioner
  • HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • HM: Her Majesty’s
  • IDeA: Improvement & Development Agency
  • IDU: Intravenous Drug User
  • IMD: Index of Multiple Deprivation
  • JRSO: Junior Road Safety Officer
  • JSNA: Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
  • KPI: Key Performance Indicator
  • KSI: Killed or Seriously Injured
  • LAPE: Local Alcohol Profiles for England
  • LAC: Looked-After Children
  • LD: Learning Disability
  • LGBT: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
  • LINk: Local Involvement Network
  • LMAP: Local Multi Agency Partnership
  • LPHO: London Public Health Observatory
  • LSCB: Lewisham Safeguarding Children Board
  • LSOA: Lower Super Output Area
  • LVD: Left Ventricular Dysfunction
  • M: Male
  • MAA: Multi-Agency Assessment
  • MAPP: Multi Agency Planning Pathway
  • MMR: Measles, Mumps and Rubella
  • NCHOD: National Centre for Health Outcomes Development
  • NDTMS: National Drug Treatment Monitoring System, which provides access to national statistics about Drug and Alcohol Misuse Treatment. NDTMS forms part of the work of the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse.
  • NEET: Not in Education, Employment or Training
  • NHS: National Health Service
  • NICE: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
  • NTA: National Treatment Agency, a Special Health Authority, established by the UK government to increase the availability, capacity and effectiveness of drug treatment in England.
  • ONS: Office for National Statistics
  • OT: Occupational Therapy
  • PCO: Primary Care Organisation
  • PCT: Primary Care Trust
  • QOF: Quality and Outcomes Framework
  • RTA: Road Traffic Accident
  • SEND: Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • SHA: Strategic Health Authority
  • SLC: Speech, Language and Communication
  • SLT: Speech and Language Therapy
  • SMR: Standard Mortality Rate
  • SOA: Super Output Area
  • TB: Tuberculosis
  • TfL: Transport for London
  • TIA: Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • TOPS: (in the context of substance abuse services) Treatment Outcomes Profiles. The TOP is a 20 item measure developed by the National Treatment Agency that focuses on four important treatment domains as defined in the NTA care planning practice guide: Substance use, Injecting risk behaviour, Crime, and Health & social functioning
  • UK: United Kingdom
  • WHO: World Health Organisation
  • YOS: Youth Offending Service, a multi agency partnership which aims to prevent offending and re-offending through the provision of intervention programmes in support of court orders under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998
  • YP: Young People

 

 

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