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This simple profile provides statistics on first time entrants in to the youth justice system in Bolton alongside other demographic, socioeconomic and health information.

Using the Outcomes versus Expenditure Tools you can compare expenditure and other aspects of services with a number of outcome measures at primary care trust (PCT) level. As a commissioner, the Outcomes versus Expenditure Tool allows you to pinpoint opportunities to improve the quality of outcomes and productivity for services in your local area. You will also find the tool useful if you are a provider of services, as a means of sparking discussion with local commissioners about ways to improve services. This particular tool provides data on child health outcomes and expenditure.

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NICE's formal guidance on prevention of sexually transmitted infections and under 18 conceptions.

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The disability hub brings together a range of resources relating to the commissioning and delivery of services for children and young people with disabilities and their families.

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This toolkit helps with the planning, commissioning and writing of health and well-being needs assessments (HWBNAs) for use across the youth justice system (YJS), in both community and secure settings (including secure settings that hold children and young people because of concerns about their welfare rather than because they have offended.)

It consists of two model templates of a health and well-being needs assessment for you to work with and adapt to your own setting. Along with supporting information and tried and tested tools to guide you through the needs assessment process.

The toolkit has been developed by the Department of Health as part of the Healthy children, safer communities cross-government strategy and its commitment to strengthen the commissioning of health services for children and young people in contact with the YJS, drawing on the best available evidence.

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This rapid review was carried out by the Research Centre at the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) on behalf of the Children and Young People’s Health
Outcomes Forum1. The review provides a synthesis of up-to-date evidence on children and young people’s views and experiences of health provision. At the
time when the Government is taking forward a major programme of reform of the NHS and public health service, this review can provide valuable learning on
how health services can improve to better meet the needs of its younger users.

This interactive spreadsheet tool allows access to over 200 items of data relating to children at a Local Authority level. It provides current and trend data and allows for comparison with statistical peer areas. It provides an excellent source of headline measures relating to children in the borough.

The adoption scorecard shows (through an interactive excel spreadsheet), against three key indicators, how swiftly children in need of adoption are placed for adoption, in each local authority area. These scorecards allow local authorities and other adoption agencies to monitor their own performance and compare it with that of others. In the future we will also include data on how swiftly local authorities and adoption agencies deal with prospective adopters

This is the Hospital Admissions for Epilepsy JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal 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.


  •  Bolton has a lower rate of child epilepsy admissions than is average for both the North West region but higher than England;
  • However, the trend has previously been higher than both and whilst being lower than the North West since 2007/08 has only recently been just lower than England;
  • Bolton is above average for its statistical peer group for this indicator;
  • There is significant and unusual variation across deprivation quintiles for child epilepsy admissions; Bolton's admission rate is lower than is average for the Greater Manchester connurbation.

This is the Decayed, Missing and Filled Teeth JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal 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.


  • In general, children aged both 5 and 12 years old in Bolton have worse dental health than is average for England;
  • Bolton seems to perform considerably worse for 5 year olds;
  • Over 45% of 5 year olds and just under 40% of 12 year olds in Bolton have decay experience. In both cases Bolton is higher than England and higher than is average for its statistical peer group;
  • In Bolton, 2.9% of 5 year olds have evidence of sepsis, which is again higher than England and higher than is average for its peer group;
  • Bolton is one of the poorer performing districts in the Greater Manchester connurbation for the dental health of its 5 year olds.

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