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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 ...

Domestic abuse briefing paper published

Domestic abuse presents a public health concern due to the long-term health and wellbeing consequences for the victims or survivors and children who witness it. Domestic abuse also has societal costs, such as costs to economic productivity, impacts ...

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, ...

Drug-related deaths briefing paper published

Our briefing paper on drug-related deaths has been updated to bring it up-to-date with the latest indicators, data and strategies. Drug misuse deaths are where the deceased took either an accidental or intentional overdose of drugs that are ...
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