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Malnutrition in Norfolk & Waveney – Cabinet Statement

The Malnutrition Cabinet Statement from the Director of Public Health has been published on the JSNA and is available from the document library. Malnutrition in Norfolk & Waveney – Cabinet Statement (Apr-24) Norfolk County Council...

Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment – Supplementary statement – Mar 2024

Supplementary statement to the Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2022. This supplementary statement should be read in conjunction with the Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs assessment (Nov-22). Resources Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment –...

Norfolk Tobacco Health Needs Assessment

Norfolk Tobacco Health Needs Assessment resources have been published on the JSNA. Norfolk Tobacco Health Needs Assessment Jan-24 | Norfolk County Council — select an option —Main reportInfographicAccessible version...

Healthy Homes and Housing

Healthy Homes and Housing resources have been published on the JSNA. Healthy Homes & Housing Mar-24 | Norfolk County Council — select an option —Briefing paperInfographic...

Cancer: Public Health outcomes for Norfolk & Waveney

Cancer Public Health outcomes for Norfolk & Waveney have been published on the JSNA. Cancer: Public Health outcomes for Norfolk & Waveney Mar-24 | Norfolk County Council — select an option —Slide setAccessible version...

NHS Health Check Programme in Norfolk

The NHS Health Check programme provides a key opportunity for identifying people aged 40-74 at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and supports Norfolk County Council’s Public Health Strategic Plan and the NHS Long Term Plan commitments around...

Core20 Plus Groups

Tackling inequalities in either ‘plus’ populations or people in ‘core20’ areas will improve outcomes for both groups. There is most opportunity for improvement for people in both the ‘plus’ groups and the core20 areas. NHS ‘Plus’ groups include:...

Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment – Supplementary statement – Nov 2023

Supplementary statement to the Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2022. This supplementary statement should be read in conjunction with the Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs assessment (Nov-22). Resources Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment –...

Population overview profiles for Norfolk & Waveney

The population overview profiles provide information on how many people live in Norfolk and Waveney broken down by age, sex, ethnicity, disability and other characteristics. There is also detail on life expectancy, inequalities in life expectancy and...

Air Quality

This JSNA supporting document provides information about types of pollution and trends in air quality for Norfolk. JSNA Supporting Document – Air Quality (Sep-23) Norfolk County Council...

Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Norfolk

This briefing document aims to provide relevant information regarding the health needs of refugees and asylum seekers in Norfolk, the services and resources available to this cohort, and the existing gaps and barriers to access. Refugees and Asylum...

Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment – Supplementary statement – May 2023

Supplementary statement to the Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2022. This supplementary statement should be read in conjunction with the Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs assessment (Nov-22). Resources Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment –...

CVD: Public Health outcomes and prevention priorities

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), Public Health outcomes and prevention priorities for June 2023 have been published on the JSNA. CVD: Public Health outcomes and prevention priorities Jun-23 | Norfolk County Council — select an option —Slide...

Public Health Strategic Plan

The Public Health Strategic Plan describes how Public Health specialist staff within the council contribute to achieving Norfolk County Council’s vision for Norfolk to be the place where everyone can start life well, live well and age well, and where...

Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment – Supplementary statement

Supplementary statement to the Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2022. This supplementary statement should be read in conjunction with the Norfolk Pharmaceutical Needs assessment (Nov-22). Resources Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment –...

Director of Public Health report 2022 published

This year’s Director of Public Health report focuses on local places and the impact location has on health outcomes. Director of Public Health Annual Report 2022 Norfolk County Council...

Norfolk Armed Forces community needs assessment published

The Norfolk Armed Forces Covenant Board commissioned this Needs Assessment to establish an evidence base to support decision making relating to local public service provision and partnership working by improving understanding of the Armed Forces...

Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) updated

This mapping of pharmaceutical services against local health needs provides a framework for the strategic development and commissioning of services. Resources Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) for Norfolk 2022 Norfolk County Council View PNA...

Oral health update published

This document reviews the oral health of people living in Norfolk and Waveney using the most up to date data available. Resources Oral health in Norfolk Oct-22 | Norfolk County Council — select an option —PresentationAccessible version...

State of Norfolk and Waveney health report published

The data presented here is a snapshot of the state of health in Norfolk. The topics covered are population and life expectancy, deaths, multiple long-term conditions, health risk factors and the impacts of COVID-19. Resources State of Norfolk &...

Life expectancy briefing document published

This briefing looks at the trends and inequalities in life expectancy. Where possible information has been included for Norfolk and Waveney, however Healthy Life Expectancy information is currently only available for Norfolk due to the way it is...

Loneliness and social isolation briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on Loneliness and Social Isolation has been refreshed and published to the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment. It represents an update to the previous paper, providing the latest statistics and analysis on the burden of ill health...

Breastfeeding briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on Breastfeeding has been refreshed and published to the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment. It represents an update to the previous paper and to compliment the new Local Maternity and Neonatal breastfeeding strategy. The paper...

Dementia briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on Dementia has been refreshed and published to the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment. Dementia is predicted to rise by 55% in England between 2020 and 2040. This paper sets out the impact on individuals, carers and services...

New Health and Wellbeing Profiles

Health and wellbeing profiles give a broad picture of the key health and wellbeing issues for an area in Norfolk by presenting a set of indicators. These indicators are based on the Health and Wellbeing Board priorities of: Tackling Health...

Protected Characteristics – Area Reports

The Equality Act 2010 protects people against discrimination because of the protected characteristics that we all have. Under the Equality Act 2010, there are nine protected characteristics. A collection of reports have been published for localities...

English Indices of Deprivation 2019 – Report & dashboard published

A report and dashboard have been published providing a summary of the English Indices of Deprivation 2019 for Norfolk, relative to the rest of England. They analyse the measure of deprivation produced by the Ministry of Housing, Communities &...

Smoking in pregnancy briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on smoking in pregnancy has been updated. Smoking in pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, miscarriage, low birth weight, and poor growth and development of the baby, which can lead to ill-health during childhood and...

Substance misuse – Drugs briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on Substance misuse – Drugs has been updated. Substance misuse is defined as regular excessive consumption of, and/or dependence on, psychoactive substances, leading to social, psychological, physical or legal problems. It...

Homelessness briefing paper published

Housing and health are linked and those who are homeless are more likely to have physical and mental health issues, including depression, misuse of drugs and alcohol, than the general population. They are also less likely to receive primary health...

Deprivation briefing paper published

The most recent Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) was released in September 2019, our briefing paper has been brought up to date with this release. Norfolk ranked the 84th relatively most deprived upper tier local authority out of 151 in total...

Director of Public Health report 2019 published

This year’s Director of Public Health report explores what is known about growing up and the health needs of children in Norfolk. The report considers the health and wellbeing of children and young people aged 5-19 years, a critical stage in life...

Low birth weight briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on low birth weight has been updated to bring it up-to-date with the latest indicators, data and strategies. Low birth weight increases the risk of childhood mortality, developmental problems and poorer health in later life. A low...

Adult carers briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on adult carers and carers of adults in need of care and support has been updated to bring it up-to-date with the latest indicators, data and strategies. Carers or anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who, due to...

Childhood poverty briefing paper published

Living in poverty impacts on health, education, social and psychological outcomes, limiting development and preventing people from reaching their full potential. Children from a poor background are more likely to be bottle fed, breathe second-hand...

Falls and falls prevention briefing paper update

Our briefing paper on falls and falls prevention has been updated to bring it up-to-date with the latest indicators, data and strategies. Falls are the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over. Falling and fear of falling...