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...

Interactive adult social care summary report for 2015/16

NHS Digital have published this interactive web-based summary report to give users a high level summary of a selected local authority’s activity in 2015/16 across the range of adult social...

Transforming care and health through information and technology: Local Investment Programme

A  local investment programme run by the Care & Health Improvement Programme at the LGA, in partnership with NHS Digital, is inviting councils  to bid for one-off funding of...

Gathering local authority feedback quickly and efficiently

We interviewed Alex Marshall , Programme Support at the Local Government Association about how the LG Inform and LG Inform Plus Group is used to support a range of work including gathering...

Reports available in LG Inform for monthly delayed transfers of care and measures from the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework

  A single council view of the latest delayed transfers of care monthly data is available in a local authority (LA) level report in LG Inform. More detailed analysis at both Trust and...

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (England), Annual Report 2015-16 - local authority comparator tool

NHS digital have produced local authority level comparator data for DoLS for the first time   The official statistics report published in September 2016 provides the findings...

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...