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People in England are living longer and fewer people are dying prematurely from heart disease and stroke. The 2011 Local Health Profiles, published by The Public Health Observatories, in partnership with the Department of Health, provide statistics for each local area and indicate how any area is performing against the national average.
Earlier discussion and planning of end of life care could result in more people dying in their place of choice, according to a report published today.
Published by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network, the report also suggests that the likelihood of dying at home depends on the type of respiratory condition a person has.
The latest e-newsletter from the National Library for Public Health has been published today. Check it out here: http://ymlp.com/zYA65n
In May 2011, a new evidence specialist service has been launched to replace the old Specialist Collections of the National Library for Health.
The National Library for Public Health content can now be accessed by NHS Evidence web site.
The cardiovascular disease (CVD) profiles provide a snapshot of key issues relating to heart disease and stroke, including incidence, mortality, risk factors, treatments and costs. These profiles have been designed to help local health services to assess the impact of these elements of cardiovascular disease on their local populations and the services provided to meet those needs.
The third NEPHO newsletter is out now, with updates and news from all our teams.
PHINE held its first quarterly Network Meeting of 2011 at the Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan's College, Durham University on Wednesday 16th of February. The meeeting was well attended with nearly fifty attendees.
Improving Health and Lives: Learning Disabilities Observatory (IHaL) today published a report bringing together information on the characteristics of people with learning disabilities, the services and supports they use and their carers.