Health

Quality of Life in Warwickshire – Key Messages 2015/16

Posted on 24th August 2016 by

The Quality of Life Key Messages report is now available. The report, produced by the Warwickshire Observatory’s Research Team in the Performance Business Unit, provides a snapshot of how quality of life in Warwickshire compares with elsewhere and shows the trends over time in factors which contribute to the quality of life for Warwickshire residents. […]

Young Carers Awareness Day – 28th January

Posted on 27th January 2016 by

Organised by the charity the Carers Trust, Young Carers Awareness Day is about shining a light on the thousands of young people across the country who provide regular unpaid care to a relative. The person being cared for may be physically or mentally ill, disabled or have problems with the way they use drugs or […]

Understanding Warwickshire’s Population – now and into the future

Posted on 31st July 2015 by

Warwickshire Health & Wellbeing Board members are attending a number of thematic workshops on key areas of focus for the Board over the coming months. The first of these was on 23rdJuly and considered the changing profile of Warwickshire’s population. It also explored how the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) informs and supports Board members in […]

Director of Public Health Annual Report 2015

Posted on 13th July 2015 by

Dr John Linnane, Director of Public Health, has released his 2015 annual report entitled ‘Children and Young People: Investing in the Future’.  The report informs the Warwickshire population about the health of their communities, as well as providing necessary information to allow decisions makers in local health services and authorities to address health gaps and […]

National Smile Month- How healthy are Warwickshire children’s teeth?

Posted on 18th May 2015 by

National Smile Month which is organised by the British Dental Health Foundation is the UK’s largest and longest-running oral health campaign. The aim of the campaign is to improve the UK’s oral health. In light of National Smile Month we have looked at the oral health of  5-year-old children in Warwickshire. The dental health of […]

Dementia Awareness Week

Posted on 17th May 2015 by

Dementia Awareness Week is an annual event organised by the Alzheimer’s Society. The aim of the week is to raise awareness and further understanding of Dementia. The presentation below provides an overview of what Dementia is, the prevalence and projected prevalence of Dementia in Warwickshire and the services and support available locally to enable people […]

Local ‘Health & Wellbeing Profiles’ published

Posted on 23rd February 2015 by

The Public Health Intelligence Team has created a series of Community Forum Health & Wellbeing Profiles, available here. These incorporate data from a range of different sources, including the 2011 Census, Public Health England’s ‘Local Health’ tool and our own ‘Living in Warwickshire’ Survey.  The profiles provide access to more localised health and wellbeing information, […]

Child Health Profiles

Posted on 29th October 2014 by

The Public Health Intelligence Team has created Child Health Profiles following the release of the 2014 Child Health Profiles by Public Health England (PHE). The data is displayed at District/Borough and CCG level where possible. The profiles are based on five themes including: premature mortality, health protection, wider determinants of health, health improvement and prevention of ill […]

Exciting Job Opportunity – Intelligence Analyst

Posted on 23rd October 2014 by

The Business and Commissioning Intelligence Team currently have an opportunity for an Intelligence Analyst. The role will focus on providing accurate, timely, easily understandable business and commissioning information, covering the areas of social care, education and health and produce monitoring and management reports for a variety of audiences. Further details of the role can be found […]

Quality of Life in North Warwickshire 2014

Posted on 7th October 2014 by

The team are currently preparing our next annual ‘Quality of Life in Warwickshire report’, which will be launched in November. In advance of the county-wide report we recently presented at the North Warwickshire Community Partnership, on a range of the key issues and trends linked to quality of life in the Borough. These covered the Partnership’s […]