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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 ...

Suicide in Norfolk – Public health audit published

Suicide is devastating for families and communities and there are significant social and gender inequalities. More men aged under 50 in England and Wales die from suicide than from road deaths, coronary heart disease, accidental poisoning or ...

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 ...
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