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Progress Report on the National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms

ABSG progress report 2020

  1. Contents
  2. Annex 2: Outcome Measurement Framework

Annex 2: Outcome Measurement Framework


GoalData sourceMeasurement2020 KPI2021 KPIResponsible for actionActions to deliver result
Prevent children being exposed to gambling marketingOperators and affiliatesMarketing to children by industry and affiliates50% Reduction100% reductionIndustry and affiliatesIndustry and affiliates change in strategy on children
Gambling recorded on the Public Health Outcomes FrameworkPHEGambling indicator on PHOFGoal agreedMeasure in placePHE, Local authoritiesProject initiated by PHE
Establish pilots in whole systems harm reduction approachGlasgow Manchester London pilotsEst. Baseline local gambling harm profiles (e.g. QOF, local area risk profiles)3 pilots underway10 % changeLocal authority and third sectorGuidance for local authorities on how to incorporate a system wide approach to gambling
Establish baseline measures
All young people receive teaching on gambling harmPHSE programmes in schoolsPHSE outcome measures50% of schools100% of schoolsLocal authoritiesLocal authorities and third sector
Standards for limits on losses introducedAffordability checksStandard set for all operators (e.g. loss limit set at £XX per month)50% compliance by year end100% compliance by year endOperators
GC Compliance Team
Submit data to GC


GoalData sourceMeasurement2020 KPI2021 KPIResponsible for actionActions to deliver result
Increase numbers in treatmentNHS and third sector providersNumber receiving treatment (baseline currently estimated at 2%)7%10%NHS and third sectorImplement single item screening tool across system
Agree care pathway
Implement across system
Create quality assurance checks for treatment provisionCQCCQC standards (including research activity)50% of all providers inspected and approved75% of all providers inspected and approvedCQC in England
HCI Scotland
HI Wales
Inspections by CQC, HCI Scotland and HI Wales
Create a single item screening toolNHS primary care, local authority and third sector providersSingle item screening question50% uptake in primary care settings100% uptake in primary care settingsPrimary care networks, Local authorities and third sector organisationsAgree screening tool
Test in pilot settings
Publish and disseminate
Create agreed care pathwaysNHS, PHE, third sectorCare pathwayIn place in 50% of settings100% of settingsNHS, PHE third sectorAgree criteria
Increase treatment for those in custodyThird sector providersNumbers in treatment in custody7%10%Third sectorThird sector interventions
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ABSG progress report 2020: Annex 1: Impact Measurement Framework
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