Articles by Paul Kingswell

Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People – Year Ending 31 March 2014

Posted on 4th September 2014 by

Detailed statistics on adults and children registered, with councils with social services responsibilities in England, as being blind or partially sighted have been released. The data are compiled from the triennial SSDA 902 return submitted by councils to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). People that have a Certificate of Vision Impairment from […]

Births in England and Wales by Parents’ Country of Birth, 2013

Posted on 28th August 2014 by

Annual statistics on live births in England and Wales in 2013 by parents’ country of birth have been released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The statistics have been compiled from final annual birth registration data, which include all live births occurring in England and Wales in a calendar year. This is the first time that […]

Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE): April 2014 update

Posted on 30th April 2014 by

The figures are the latest update to the Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE) data tool and include a new measure of alcohol-related harm. The last update was published in 2012, with the earliest comparable data published in 2006. National figures for alcohol-related mortality for men are down 1.9% since the last update and 7.3% over […]

Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by local areas in the UK, 2006-08 to 2010-12

Posted on 24th April 2014 by

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have published male and female period life expectancy at birth and at age 65 for the United Kingdom and local areas within the four constituent countries. Figures are presented for the period 2010–12, with those for the periods 2006–08 to 2009–11 for comparison purposes. Period life expectancy at a […]

Key facts and trends in mental health, 2014 update

Posted on 21st February 2014 by

The third edition of the Mental Health Network factsheet giving an overview of the major trends and challenges facing mental health services has been released. Compiled from a wide range of sources, this updated factsheet sets out available data reflecting new figures, statistics and resources relating to: • investment in services • trends in morbidity • suicide and […]

Longer Lives

Posted on 21st February 2014 by

The Public Health England website ‘Longer Lives’ has been updated. It allows people to easily see local information for the West Midlands on early deaths from major killers like cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung and liver disease and how they vary across the country. Using a traffic-light rating system, it ranks areas showing those above […]

Alcohol-related deaths in the United Kingdom

Posted on 21st February 2014 by

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released figures for alcohol-related deaths in the UK, its four constituent countries and regions of England, it does not include county level data. Comparisons are made between 2012, the latest year, and previously published data from 2002 onwards. ONS recently revised mid-2002 to 2010 population estimates in light […]

Health Survey for England – 2012

Posted on 18th December 2013 by

The Health Survey for England is a series of annual surveys designed to measure health and health-related behaviours in adults and children living in private households in England. The survey is currently commissioned by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), and before April 2005 was commissioned by the Department of Health. Since 1994, […]

Putting dementia on the map

Posted on 3rd December 2013 by

The Department of Health has published an interactive online map to show people the level of dementia care and support in their local area. The map is part of the Government’s ‘State of the Nation’ report which has examined the quality of dementia care in England, with a range of data including diagnosis rates, referral rates […]

Life Expectancy at birth and at age 65

Posted on 25th October 2013 by

Life expectancy at birth and aged 65 data has just been released by ONS. Data for the period 2001/03 to 2010/12 is also available at local authority level. Figures for Warwickshire show continuing improvements in life expectancy for both males and females with life expectancy at birth now standing at 79.8 years for males and […]

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Public Health Intelligence Analyst responsible for providing specialist advice on epidemiology, health intelligence, statistics and health data sets whilst actively disseminating the findings of a wide range of analysis.