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This is the second in a series of reports describing cancer inequalities across South Central Strategic Health Authority. Focusing on the four most common cancers (lung, colorectal, breast and prostate), it examines inequalities in access to and quality of care, in relation to age, sex, deprivation...
Subject: Health literacy
An information briefing produced by the Department of Health - South East, based at the Government Office for the South East. The briefing acts as a signpost to public health and social care resources, evidence, policy, news and events.
Subject: Presentation on obesity
Powerpoint presentation by Rob Pridequx from the National Audit office
This project is a 6 x weekly food and activity programme using the local sports centre as a venue. Overweight/obese children, together with a parent / carer and sibling were recruited. A lifestyle pre-course assessment was made with each child, resulting in 5 individual goals. Evaluation was...
Subject: Clinical audits
This is the web site for the Central Cardiac Audit Database, a clinical audit service involving cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and cardiac anaesthetists (access to the database is restricted to those with a CCAD username and password). CCAD is a national system which features: - Centralised...
Subject: coronary heart disease
As part of CHD NSF implementation, a pilot project is being undertaken under the auspices of the National Screening Committee to test the practical implications and outcomes of implementing a systematic programme of cardiovascular risk reduction in primary care, initially identifying those at high...
Subject: Health and ethnicity indicators
Part 4 of the Indications of Public Health for England. This report focuses on race equality and inequality terms of health and health care between ethnic groups in England. A separate Executive Summary is available (it is included in this full version of the report).
Subject: First Report from the Interreg Project Health and Health Behaviour in South East England and Northern France
The aim of the project was to analyse available data from routine sources and local health surveys to compare health and health-related behaviour in the populations of South East England and North France focusing particularly on health inequalities and social cohesion. The project compared the...
Subject: Health inequalities and ethnicity
This is a summary of the main report that provides a comprehensive regional analysis of inequalities in health and health care between ethnic groups in England, and also examines workforce data by ethnic group.
Subject: Health inequity
This briefing has been put together by Eastern Region PHO outlining how to measure and monitor health inequalities in a local area, such as a primary care trust (PCT) or a local authority. It has been designed to help support action to tackle health inequalities in new NHS organisations and for...