Press release: Winners announced of £7.6 million fund to help give babies the best start in life

New Health and Wellbeing Fund to focus on mothers living in black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) communities or deprived areas The 19 projects will help to promote nutrition, learning, language development and mental health during pregnancy and post-birth The fund will support the governments pledge to level up communities and reduce health inequalitiesThe winners of a new multi-million pound fund to reduce health inequalities among new mothers and babies have been announced.The Health and Wellbeing Fund, based on the theme of starting well, will help charities run and expand projects to: boost mental health for new and expectant mothers improve the development of babies and children give…

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Local Health Fingertips Profile January 2021 update: Life expectancy data for MSOA 2015 to 2019

Updated life expectancy at MSOA for 2015 to 2019 (5-year pooled data) has been made available in the Local Health Fingertips Profile. Life expectancy data for 2015 to 2019 for wards, lower tier, and upper tier local authorities and CCG is not available at the moment but will be updated in the Local Health Fingertips profile and in the Local Health mapping tool later in 2021. The updated MSOA data will also be added to the Local Health mapping tool at that time. Source link

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Press release: New NHS Test and Trace plan to support return to more normal way of life

From today, the NHS COVID-19 app will allow those who have been instructed by the app to isolate, and are eligible, to claim the 500 Test and Trace Support Payment Roll out of rapid testing to help identify people (around 1 in 3) who have the virus but show no symptoms As part of the governments COVID-19 Winter Plan, NHS Test and Trace has set out a new business plan for the next phase of the service. The plan sets out the approach to disrupt and prevent COVID-19 transmission, protect peoples health and enable people to return towards a more normal way of life.In a further improvement to…

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Palliative and end of life care profiles: November 2020 data update

The update for November 2020, including new data for 8 indicators, has been published by Public Health England (PHE). The indicators have been updated with data for 2019 for England, strategic clinical network areas, NHS regions, clinical commissioning groups, upper tier local authorities, lower tier local authorities and government office regions. Each is presented by age at death (all ages, 85 years and older, 75 to 84, 65 to 74, under 65), with the percentage of deaths: in hospital at home in a care home in a hospice in other places from cancer from respiratory disease from circulatory disease The Palliative and end of life care profiles are…

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COVID-19: guidance for those leading a nomadic way of life

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Palliative and end of life care profiles: September 2020 data update

The update for September 2020 including 2 new indicators has been published by Public Health England (PHE). The 2 indicators have been updated with data for 2020 for England, strategic clinical network areas, upper tier local authorities, lower tier local authorities and government office regions: care home beds per 100 people aged 75 or older nursing home beds per 100 people aged 75 or older The Palliative and end of life care profiles are designed to improve the availability and accessibility of information. They are intended to help local government and health services to improve care at the end of life. Source link

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Press release: New £3.3 million fund to give babies from deprived areas or BAME backgrounds the best start in life

Charities are encouraged to apply for share of the Health and Wellbeing Fund to develop schemes themed around starting well Fund will help community projects improve learning and development, perinatal mental health and prevent obesity Third round of the Health and Wellbeing Fund is part of the governments aim to level up communities and promote equality Mothers and babies will benefit from a new multi-million pound fund to give people from BAME or poorer backgrounds the best chance at a healthy start in life.Applications open today for a share of a 3.3 million fund to support community projects in England aimed at tackling obesity, reducing smoking and improving…

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Press release: New £3.3 million fund to give babies from deprived areas or BAME backgrounds the best start in life

Charities are encouraged to apply for share of the Health and Wellbeing Fund to develop schemes themed around starting well Fund will help community projects improve learning and development, perinatal mental health and prevent obesity Third round of the Health and Wellbeing Fund is part of the governments aim to level up communities and promote equality Mothers and babies will benefit from a new multi-million pound fund to give people from BAME or poorer backgrounds the best chance at a healthy start in life.Applications open today for a share of a 3.3 million fund to support community projects in England aimed at tackling obesity, reducing smoking and improving…

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