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Child measurement programme

The Department of Health has published information about legislative changes to the National Child Measurement Programme and also the results of research into parental attitudes towards the routine measurement of children's height and weight. refer t ...

Health Statistics Quarterly

Health Statistics Quarterly No 36, Winter 2007, has been published by the Office for National Statistics. It includes reports on:- Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales 2002â?"06- Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by local areas ...

Health Statistics Quarterly

Health Statistics Quarterly No 36, Winter 2007, has been published by the Office for National Statistics. It includes reports on:- Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales 2002â?"06- Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by local areas ...

NICE guidance on preventing alcohol use by children

Public Health intervention guidance: Interventions in schools to prevent and reduce alcohol use among children and young people (PH007) refer to the resource refer to the resource Public Health intervention guidance: Interventions in schools to prevent an ...

Publication of the Indices of Deprivation 2007

The Indices of Deprivation 2007 have been published by the Indices of Deprivation Team at the Department for Communities and Local Government. The indices are available at: http://www.communities.gov.uk/communities/neighbourhoodrenewal/deprivati... refer ...

Changing Demographic Picture of the UK

The Changing Demographic Picture of the UK National Statistician's Annual Article on the Population has been published. This is an overview of how the size and structure of the UK is changing over time, latest trends in fertility, and work undertaken ...

Focus on families 2007

The Office for National Statistics has published 'Focus on Families 2007'. The report contains a comprehensive description of todayâ?Ts families, illustrating changes over time and the demographic forces driving these trends. The report also loo ...

Delivering Sustainable Development

The Department of Health has published 'Delivering Sustainable Development: DH Action Plan 2007/08'. This is the second action plan, which explains how DH will make progress on sustainable development in policies and in the running of business d ...

Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services

The Information Centre has published 'Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England, April 2007 to June 2007 (Q1 Quarterly Report)'. This quarterly report presents provisional results from the monitoring of the NHS Stop Smoking Services for ...

Population Trends

Population Trends 129, Autumn 2007, has been published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The feature articles cover, the accuracy of UK population projections in comparison to those of other European countries and the geographical distribution ...

Health profile of England

The 2007 Health Profile of England provides a collation of national and regional data to provide a baseline against which people can compare data from their own Local Health Profile (LHP). It updates tables showing regional comparisons and national trends ...

NHS Stop Smoking Services- service and monitoring guidance

The Department of Health has published 'NHS Stop Smoking Services: service and monitoring guidance, October 2007/08'. This updated guidance is intended for everyone involved in managing, commissioning or delivering NHS stop smoking services. It ...

Population projections

National population projections for the United Kingdom and constituent countries have been published by ONS. They are based on the mid-2006 population estimates and run 75 years into the future. Key results can be found on the National Statistics website ...

Mid 2006 population estimates

Provisional estimates of mid-2006 population and revised estimates for mid-2002 to mid-2005 for Primary Care Organisation (i.e. PCTs) have been published by ONS. These estimates can be found under "current releases" at http://www.statistics.gov. ...

The New Performance Framework for Local Authorities and Local Authority Partnerships: Single Set of National Indicators

The new national indicator set for local authorities and local authority partnerships was announced as part of the Chancellor's Comprehensive Spending Review announcement on Tuesday 9 October. These indicators will be the only means of measuring nati ...

National Library for Public Health

In November, the National Library for Public Health was re-launched as a specialist library of the national library for health. The library is being developed and managed by the North East Public Health Observatory on behalf of the Association of Public H ...

The NHS operating framework

The Department of Health has published 'The NHS in England: The operating framework for 2008/9'. The Operating Framework sets out a brief overview of the priorities for the NHS next year. It is accompanied by annexes (some part of the document, ...

Estimating alcohol consumption from survey data

The Office for National statistics has published 'Estimating alcohol consumption from survey data: updated method of converting volumes to units'. This report describes improvements in the method used for converting the information provided by s ...

Health inequality target monitoring

'Health inequality target monitoring: update to include data for 2006'. These reports summarise progress against Department of Health inequality targets for 2010 in the following areas: Infant mortality; life expectancy at birth for males and fo ...

Leicestershire Statistics and Research Online

The new Leicestershire Shire Research (LSR) Online web portal has been launched which replaces the existing Leicester Shire Online Reseach Atlas (LSORA) site. refer to the resource refer to the resource The new Leicestershire Shire Research (LSR) Online w ...