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Public Health England (PHE) -
This new profiling tool aims to help enable a major change in the way dementia data will be used at a local level. It will allow users to create a bespoke comparison between local authorities and CCGs in England and shares key information such as the number of people who have dementia, broken down by area and age; the number of people who have received an NHS health check; the number of people who have depression; emergency hospital admission numbers; and where people with dementia die.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) -
The aim of this study was to assess whether or not investment in new high-quality transport infrastructure was associated with an increase in active commuting; wider health impacts of changes in travel behaviour; determinants of the use and uptake of active commuting; and how changes in travel behaviour were distributed in the population and related to the wider social context.
Brain Tumour Charity -
This report outlines the day-to-day experience and struggles faced by those affected by brain tumours. It draws on a survey of over 1,000 people and finds that there is variation in patients being offered a single point of contact and reveals that 31 per cent of patients visited a health care professional five times or more prior to diagnosis. This report makes a number of recommendations to politicians to improve diagnosis, support and data collection.