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Sexually transmitted infections and young people

The Health Protection Agency has published 'Sexually transmitted infections and young people in the United Kingdom: 2008 Report'. The figures show a 6% increase in the total number of new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) diagnosed in 2007 ...

Drug use, smoking and drinking among young people in England 2007

The Information Centre has published a report 'Drug use, smoking and drinking among young people in England 2007'. This report contains results from an annual survey of secondary school pupils aged in years 7 to 11 (mostly aged 11 to 15). Overal ...

Neighbourhood Statistics: Hospital Episode Statistics

The Information Centre has published 'Neighbourhood Statistics: Hospital Episode Statistics, 2005-06 and 2006-07'. Small area data for Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) in England has been released on the Neighbourhood Statistics website, which ...

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 Alcohol Profiles and new PCT Alcohol profiles for England

The Department of Health and Home Office launched a consultation about Englandâ?Ts drinking culture on 22 July. Along with this, they have launched the quarterly NI 39 data, along with supporting documents, on the Local Alcohol Profiles website. The attri ...

Prescriptions dispensed in the community

A report published by the Information Centre 'Prescriptions Dispensed in the Community, Statistics for 1997 â?" 2007; England', shows that the average number of prescription items dispensed to older people in 2007 was nearly double the numb ...

NHS waiting times

NHS inpatient and outpatient waiting times figures, 30 June 2008 have been published by the Department of Health. NHS inpatient and outpatient waiting times figures for the month ending 30th June 2008 include data for England, Strategic Health Authorities ...

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

The Department of Health has published a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) core dataset. This dataset provides a list of indicators which can assist partners in preparing their JSNA, with detailed information on each indicator. The dataset takes int ...

Monthly Digest of Statistics

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Mortality Statistics: childhood, infant and perinatal

ONS has released the Annual review of the Registrar General on childhood, infant and perinatal deaths, in England and Wales. The report contains detailed analyses of all stillbirths, infant and perinatal deaths and data on deaths of children aged under-16 ...

Healthy weight, healthy lives: why your child's weight matters

The following leaflet has been published by the Department of Health 'Healthy weight, healthy lives: why your child's weight matters'. Parents have the biggest influence over how their child grows and develops, and can help their children a ...

Statistics on drug misuse: England

'Statistics on drug misuse: England, 2008' has been published by the Information Centre. This annual statistical report presents information on drug misuse among both adults and children. It includes a focus on young adults. The topics covered i ...

Data on written complaints in the NHS 2007/08

The Information Centre has published 'Data on written complaints in the NHS 2007/08'. The NHS complaints procedure is the national statutorily based mechanism for dealing with patients' complaints and all NHS organisations are required to o ...

Population and Migration Statistics

This collection includes the latest releases of national statistics on migration and population produced by ONS, DWP and the Home Office. 2007 Mid-year Population Estimates for the UK are published and include data for local authorities in the UK. refer t ...

Launch of Change4Life

The Department of Health has published 'Launch of Change4Life, a national movement to tackle childhood obesity'. This Dear Colleague letter announces the launch of the Change4Life campaign, which aims to improve childrenâ?Ts diets and levels of ...

Practical Guides for Using Neighbourhood Level Data

This report from Communities and Local Government gives technical advice on the use of neighbourhood-level data to help inform regeneration activities. This is the first of two reports published from the Neighbourhood-Level Indicator Datasets project whic ...

Impact of lifestyle factors on mortality

A study published on British Medical Journal online looked at the combined impact of lifestyle factors on mortality in US women. The participants were 77,782 women aged 34 to 59 years and free from cardiovascular disease and cancer in 1980. The researcher ...

NHS immunisation statistics

'NHS Immunisation Statistics, England 2007-08' has been published by the Information Centre. The information in this bulletin includes figures on childhood immunisation uptake at ages 1, 2 and 5 collected through the Cover of Vaccination Evaluat ...

NICE guidance

NICE has published the following Public health intervention guidance: Reducing the rate of premature deaths from cardiovascular disease and other smoking-related diseases: finding and supporting those most at risk and improving access to services refer to ...

Neighbourhood data resources- Data4nr.net

Data4nr.net is a website tool that signposts neighbourhood-level regeneration and renewal related data and resources. It links to other datasets on, for example, Neighbourhood Statistics, Nomis, DWP, and DCSF etc rather than actually holding the data. The ...