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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 ...

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 ...
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