Today we have published the Health Profile for England 2021 report. The Health Profile for England report provides the most comprehensive look at the state of the nation’s health. Like in previous year’s reports, this update looks at a range of population …
Justine is the Interim Director of the London Knowledge and Intelligence Team within the Chief Knowledge Officer’s Directorate in Public Health England. She leads the national workstream to develop and produce indicators for the Public Health Outcomes Framework as well as the health inequalities and tobacco workstreams. She is also working with the London Centre to develop a pan-London health intelligence service. Prior to joining Public Health England, Justine was the Deputy Director at the London Health Observatory. Before joining the Observatory, Justine was at the Office for National Statistics working in the health inequalities team. Justine graduated from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine with an MSc in Medical Demography in 1996.
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The first update to our Health Profile for England report sets out the most comprehensive picture of the health of the population, as well as future trends, and forecasting what the story might look like in years to come.
We are often asked why the data we publish in the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) webtool is not current. For example, in early 2018, why is 2015 the latest data we have available on under 18 conceptions and 2016 …
The long term trend for mortality rates in England has seen them steadily fall over time, but in recent years there has been concern that they are not continuing to decline at the same rate, and some have suggested that …
Since life expectancy was first measured in the mid-19th century the trend in England has been of continued increase, interrupted only by the World Wars. Despite this, people in some areas of the country are still not living nearly as …
“Are we there yet?” You don’t have to travel very far with small children before you are asked this question. In fact, a survey by Littlewoods.com in March 2013 reported that children ask their mothers around 300 questions every day …
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