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This is the Wellbeing JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

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  • Mean wellbeing score is lower in Bolton than the North West;
  • There is a similar proportion of both men and women in Bolton with high wellbeing;
  • There is a clear inequality gradient across deprivation quintiles;
  • People experiencing physical health conditions in Bolton are also more likely to be languishing, demonstrating the relationship between physical health and mental wellbeing at local level;
  • Being disabled in Bolton has a significant and large influence on wellbeing;
  • The areas with the greatest levels of high wellbeing tend to be in the more affluent areas to the North and West of the borough.

This is the Prevalence of self-harm JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

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  • Bolton has a higher rate of hospital stays for self-harm than England, but is lower than average for the North West region;
  • Little change is evident in the rate locally, whilst the most deprived group continues to experience a significantly higher rate of self-harm than the population as a whole;
  • In Bolton self-harm is more common in women and in the younger age groups;
  • Bolton has a lower rate of self-harm than is average for its statistical peer group;
  • Self-harm is more common in the more deprived areas around the Town Centre.

 

This is the Prevalence of mental health problems JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

Headlines

 

  • Hospitalised prevalence of mental health conditions is higher than is average for England, but not as high as the NorthWest;
  • Since 2001 local measurement of those scoring above the GHQ12 threshold (possible mental health problems) has increased. This increase has been recent;
  • There is a gradient across deprivation quintiles, and the Asian Pakistani and Other ethnicities have the highest rates locally;
  • In Bolton, being dsiabled or LGB incraeses significantly the risk of mental health problems;
  • In some areas of Bolton hospitalisation for mental health problems can be 290% higher than the England average.

This is the Depression JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

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  • Self-reported depression is higher in Bolton women than Bolton men, but we see an increase for men between 2007 and 2010;
  • Data suggests that there is a significant level of undiagnosed depression in the Bolton popualtion;
  • There persists an inequality gradient across deprivation groups in Bolton with the most deprived having the highest prevalence of depression;
  • The Asian Pakistani, Other, and White Other all have very high rates of depression in Bolton;
  • In Lever Edge, Tonge Moor & Hall i'th' Wood, and Highfield & New Bury the proportion reporting depression is over 35%.

A report that looks at the scale of mental illness (including expenditure vs. premature death due to mental illness), how it effects (both presently and in the future) and then lays out recomendations for best practice moving forward. 

Intended to support future mental health and wellbeing commissioning in Cheshire and Merseyside, this report is the summary of a review undertaken focusing on current mental health and wellbeing commissioned activity. This report is an example of possible best practice within its field. 

The Medicine for Managers briefings are succinct profiles of particular diseases or conditions compiled by Dr Paul Lambden for nhsmanagers.net. They provide a useful overview of the disease, with an explanation of the causes and possible treatments, as well as epidemiological information. This briefing centres on depression.

 The Medicine for Managers briefings are succinct profiles of particular diseases or conditions compiled by Dr Paul Lambden for nhsmanagers.net. They provide a useful overview of the disease, with an explanation of the causes and possible treatments, as well as epidemiological information. This briefing centres on dementia.

This review aims to provide the tools necessary to transfer the wealth of academic knowledge on the causes of wellbeing into a practical format for policy makers.

An independent review of dementia services and functional mental health services in Bolton, commissioned by NHS Bolton and Bolton Council, and performed by Tony Ryan Associates. The areas covered by the review were:
• Secondary care services for people with mental health problems (functional illness and dementia) including in-patient and community services.
• The developing integrated (health and social care) Community Dementia Service and how this inter-relates with the wider social care environment in the independent and voluntary sectors.
• ‘24/7’ access to mental health services for both urgent and non-urgent needs.
• Examining the access to acute care services for people of 16 years and upwards.

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