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Our NHS Our Future: NHS Next Stage Review- Leading Local Change

The Department of Health has published 'Our NHS Our Future: NHS Next Stage Review- Leading Local Change'. Lord Darzi's Review has been led locally by clinicians in each NHS region and 74 local clinical working groups, made up of some 2,000 ...

The year 2007/08

'The year 2007/08' has been published by the Department of Health. This second annual report looks at the progress made across the NHS in the last 12 months, and the challenges for the year ahead. refer to the resource refer to the resource  ...

BMJ Health Intelligence

Access controls on the website BMJ Health Intelligence were removed on 22 April. This means that all content is now freely available without subscription. The site will for the most part not be updated while its future role and development are decided. BM ...

Health Statistics Quarterly

Health Statistics Quarterly 38 (Summer 2008) has been published by the Office for National Statistics. The research shows that the probability of surviving to age 75 is highest in the South West region and lowest in the North East region for both males an ...

Regional Trends 40

This report from ONS offers a comprehensive and revealing insight into the state of the nation, illustrating many aspects of life at a regional and local level. The publication brings together comparative regional data about people and industry, such as t ...

Diabetes population prevalence model

The Association of Public Health Observatories has published 'PBS Phase 3 Diabetes Population Prevalence Model'. This is a collection (spreadsheet model, findings, technical briefing) including the total numbers of persons with Type 1 and Type 2 ...

East Midlands projected to be the fastest growing region in England

New local population projections released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the fastest growing English region, over the 10 year period 2006 to 2016, is expected to be the East Midlands. This region is projected to increase in populati ...

Health Statistics 3

The Office for National Statistics has published United Kingdom Health Statistics 3, which shows marked differences between UKâ?Ts four National Health Services. The findings show that UK health and social care spending per head varied from £1,915 in Eng ...

Health inequalities: progress and next steps

The Department of Health has published 'Health inequalities: progress and next steps'. This document outlines the Governmentâ?Ts approach to hit the 2010 health inequalities Public Service Agreement targets, assessing what has and has not worked ...

Local accountability and public involvement in health care

The Local Government Association (LGA) independent Health Commission has published 'Who's accountable for health?' In 2007 the LGA asked the Chief Executive of the King's Fund to chair an independent cross-party Commission to investiga ...

Heart surgery survival rates

The Healthcare Commission has published statistics on heart surgery survival rates. The website gives information on over 35,000 heart operations performed between April 2006 and March 2007. The site shows survival rates from the 37 units for all heart su ...

Differences in infant mortality by ethnic group

Figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that there are large differences in the infant mortality rates of ethnic groups in England and Wales. The new data reveal that, for babies born in 2005, infant mortality in both the Pakistani an ...

Local accountability and public involvement in health care

The Local Government Association (LGA) independent Health Commission has published 'Who's accountable for health?' In 2007 the LGA asked the Chief Executive of the King's Fund to chair an independent cross-party Commission to investiga ...

High quality care for all: NHS Next Stage Review final report

The Department of Health has published 'High quality care for all: NHS Next Stage Review final report', the final report of Lord Darzi's NHS Next Stage Review. It responds to the 10 SHA strategic visions and sets out a vision for an NHS wit ...

Smokefree England- one year on

The Department of Health has published two reports relating to the smokefree laws introduced in July 07:- Smokefree England- one year on This report examines the impact of the smokefree law, one year on since it was introduced in England on 1 July 2007. R ...

Visions for care in strategic health authorities

The King's Fund has published 'Visions for care in strategic health authorities'. As part of Lord Darziâ?Ts review of the NHS, each strategic health authority (SHA) outside London was commissioned to produce a report outlining their â?~visi ...

Publication of 2007 Abortion Data

The 2007 data shows increases in abortions for those aged under 18. Guidance on the importance of improving access to contraception, including use of new funding, to support reductions in teenage conceptions can be accessed through the link. refer to the ...

Births and deaths in England and Wales

The Office for National Statistics has published figures for births and deaths in England and Wales in 2007. There were 690,013 live births in 2007 compared with 669,601 in 2006, an increase of 3.0 per cent. In 2007, there were 3,345 infant deaths registe ...

Health informatics review report

The Department of Health has published 'Health informatics review report'. This report builds on the Next Stage Review by describing how informatics is supporting the delivery of better, safer care of patients, improving the NHS through better r ...

Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2007

'On the State of Public Health: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2007' has been published by the Department of Health. This report draws attention to major health challenges requiring immediate action and details progress made in key a ...