An evaluation of the accuracy of official high-age population estimates, in England and Wales

Increasing numbers of people are living to very old ages (90 and over). This has led to growing interest in obtaining accurate estimates of population numbers and mortality rates by single year...

Parents do not recognise that their children are overweight, survey finds

Most parents of overweight children in England think their weight is about right, raising fears obesity has been normalised. ( Article published 14th December 2016, Guardian online ). The vast...

Age UK Winter Health Resources

As the latest excess winter deaths statistics are set to be released this week, Age UK is urging older people and their families to seek advice about protecting themselves from winter...

Free analysis tools and training from the MAX project team - making best use of the Adult Social Care and Carers surveys

Additional training webinars being hosted on the 2nd December The Adult Social Care and Carers surveys collect robust data on the outcomes of individuals in receipt of social-care services...

Can you help the ONS test the usability of their website?

The Office for National Statistics has an ongoing programme of improvements to its website design and contents.  They have created a user-driven website, and need help in...

Mental health, dementia and neurology intelligence and data tools

National Mental Health, Dementia and Neurology Intelligence Network : Updates and Developments New Products from Public Health England This is a copy of an e-mail for users...

Consultation exercise for the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey (APMS)

NHS Digital has launched a consultation exercise for the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey (APMS), that will run for over 6 weeks and close on 30 December 2016 . They are undertaking...

Health Surveys Programme E-Bulletin now available - October 2016

The latest issue of the Health Surveys Programme E-Bulletin is now available: E-Bulletin October 2016.pdf NHS Digital's Health Surveys Service  can commission and manage contracts to...

Personal well-being in the UK: local authority update, 2015 to 2016

Personal well-being in the UK: local authority update, 2015 to 2016 This publication from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) presents estimates of personal well-being for UK...

Diabetes prevalence model for local authorities and CCGs

This model , produced by Public Health England and the National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network, estimates the total number  of adults with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in...