Wider determinants of health data comparison tool from Public Health England

This Wider Determinants of Health tool from Public Health England brings together local indicators and resources about the wider determinants of health. It is designed to draw attention to...

National Mental Health Intelligence Network - Launch of Crisis Care Data Catalogue

The National Mental Health Intelligence Network have announced the launch of the mental health crisis care data catalogue .  This work has been delivered as part of a sector-wide...

Clever use of infographics - if the world were 100 people....

When you shrink the world's population down to 100 people, this is what you get -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxXmTGBMYhw&feature=youtu.be Published on Mar 14, 2016  ...

Whole system working for improved health and wellbeing

A solution to a knotty problem sprang into my mind last week.   I was on my way to the local Health and Wellbeing Board and pondering why it has had so little effect.   My previous...

Who makes up the support workforce in healthcare? – infographic

The UK health sector employs more than 2.1 million people; 40% of those are support staff. This infographic reveals statistics behind those workers.  

Strategies going round in circles – but that’s OK

I am not convinced our local health and wellbeing strategy is terribly strategic.  However there are some quite interesting, and even innovative things going on locally in health, adult...

Dementia friendly communities: guidance for councils

Dementia is a condition that is increasingly common; it can have a profound impact on an individual and their family and friends. Traditionally, the focus for dementia care has been NHS treatments...

Beyond Fighting Fires – The role of the fire and rescue service in improving the public's health

Firefighters across England are going above and beyond their fire prevention work and are now supporting vulnerable people with issues relating to dementia, mental health, domestic abuse, social...

A Strategic Framework for Health and Wellbeing

As I’ve written before ( here and here ) I think there is tremendous potential for Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs) to make a huge difference through their Joint Health and Wellbeing...

PHE Health Profiles 2015 released today

Public Health England's 2015 Health Profiles have been released today. The 4-page pdf Health Profiles are available at www.healthprofiles.info . Health Profiles is a programm e to...