The Long- term Monitoring of Health Inequalities report includes a range of indicators selected in order to monitor health inequalities over time. These indicators include: healthy life expectancy, premature mortality, all-cause mortality, baby birthweight and a range of morbidity and mortality indicators relating to alcohol, cancer, coronary heart disease and drug use. With the exception of [...]
The Ayrshire Growth Deal is a significant investment across three local authority areas. As well as projects based in North Ayrshire there are approaches such as Community Wealth Building which work across all communities. You can find out more about progress and key next steps in their annual report: Ayrshire Growth Deal Annual Report 2020-21
A new report has been published with measures to reduce delayed discharge and provide care closer to home for people with learning disabilities and complex needs.
Analysis of data on alcohol sales and harms in Scotland has been published. Presenting data on alcohol sales up to 8 May 2021, and previously published data on hospital stays up to 31 March 2021 and deaths up to 31 December 2020, the report shows that while rates of hospital stay related to alcohol fell, rates [...]
New research shows that the uptake of the MMR and ‘6-in-1’ vaccines among Scottish pre-school children increased significantly during 2020 compared with the year before, according to Public Health Scotland and the University of Edinburgh.