web-fruit-display-encouraging-five-a-dayHealth is a fundamental determinant of quality of life, having a direct impact on an individual’s ability to live a fulfilling and enjoyable life and also indirectly impacting their ability to sustain standards of living through income. Ill health may also have a severe effect on other people, either directly through changing relationships (for example forcing people into informal unpaid care), or through indirect effects such as change in household income.

Annual Report of the Director of Public Health

This is an independent assessment of the health and well-being of the local population. The latest report gives a snapshot of ten key areas including weight, drug and alcohol misuse, poverty and mental health.

Public Health England publish an overall health profile for Croydon, plus several themed profiles for a wide range of topics that can be accessed from the PHE data and analysis tools webpage.

The Projecting Adult Needs and Service Information (PANSI ) website is designed to help explore the possible impact that demography and certain conditions may have on populations aged 18 to 64 years. The PANSI system provides population data by age band, gender, ethnic group, estimates on the impact of: learning disability, physical disability & mental health problems, and much more.

The Projecting Older People Population Information system (POPPI) website is designed to help explore the possible impact that demography and certain conditions may have on populations aged 65 years and over. The POPPI system provides population data by age band, gender, ethnic group, religion, tenure & transport, and much more.

The National Adult Social Care Intelligence Service (NASCIS) have developed NASCIS to provide a single national resource of timely, relevant and useful information for social care services across England. NASCIS is a collection of data, tools and resources designed to meet the varied needs of service planners, managers, researchers and policy makers amongst many others.

Health In Croydon