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The launch of the first report of The Irish Diabetes Prevalence Working Group, Ireland and Northern Ireland's Population Health Observatory (INIsPHO), Institute of Public Health in Ireland was held on 12 June 2006. Diabetes mellitus is a common chronic condition that causes significant...
Publisher: Public Health England
The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) was asked by the Department of Health and the Food Standards Agency to examine the latest evidence on the links between consumption of carbohydrates, sugars, starch and fibre and a range of health outcomes (such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes...
As you have diabetes, your GP has arranged foryou to attend the Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme. This service is free and is provided aspart of your diabetes care.
This third and final report of the CEMACH national diabetes programme comes at an important time in the national drive to improve services for women with diabetes in pregnancy. The National Service Framework (NSF) for Diabetes requires the NHS to develop, implement and monitor policies that seek to...
The PHA, supported by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and other agencies and individuals, has completed a health impact assessment (HIA) on the Cardiovascular Service Framework (CVSFW) for Northern Ireland.The CVSFW is the first in a series of service frameworks developed in...
Subject: coronary heart disease
As part of CHD NSF implementation, a pilot project is being undertaken under the auspices of the National Screening Committee to test the practical implications and outcomes of implementing a systematic programme of cardiovascular risk reduction in primary care, initially identifying those at high...
Subject: Inequality in diabetes and obesity prevalence in relation to age, deprivation and ethnicity
This report highlights the pattern of inequality in diabetes prevalence in relation to age, deprivation and ethnic group. It also highlights the distribution of obesity in relation to these factors. Obesity is one of the main risk factors for Type 2 diabetes and therefore the pattern of obesity may...
Subject: Environmental inequalities
A report on Environmental Inequalities in the UK. Part of the Burden of disease. A clean and healthy environment is a vital component of public health. This is particularly so for children. They are more sensitive to most stressors during development and growth and receive relatively more exposure...
Subject: Diabetes and obesity
Report describing 10 year trends in incidence, prevalence and mortality of diabetes and obesity by age, sex, deprivation and ethnicity from this Primary Care database.
Subject: NCASP diabetes audit
The National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is a national audit service sponsored by the Healthcare Commission. Available since April 2004, it enables routine data collection, analysis and feedback of diabetes related data for all adults and children with diabetes in England.