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This is the Hospital Admissions for Diabetes 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.

Headlines

  • Bolton has a lower rate of child diabetes admissions than is average for both the North West region and England as a whole;
  • However, the trend has previously been higher than both and has only been lower for the past three financial years;
  • Bolton is better than average for its statistical peer group for this indicator;
  • There is a severe inequality in child admissions for diabetes by deprivation quintile. The most deprived fifth of Bolton's population experience a far higher admissions rate than is average for Bolton and significantly higher than other quintiles.

This is the Hospital Admissions for Asthma JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal Health section (updated May 2015). 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

  • Bolton has a higher rate of asthma admissions than England for both boys and girls, but is around average for the North West;
  • Historically, Bolton boys have a higher rate of asthma admissions than Bolton girls and this is a typical pattern;
  • There is no significant difference between admissions across the first four deprivation quintiles (the least deprived group are significantly lower however);
  • Great Lever stands out as the Childrens Centre Reach Area with the highest rate of admissions in Bolton.

This is the Alcohol 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.

Headlines

  • Bolton has a lower rate of child alcohol specific hospital admissions than the North West, but both the local and regional rate are much higher than is average for England;
  • The trend shows a recent reduction in child alcohol admissions;
  • Children from the most deprived fifth of Bolton's population are the most likely to attend A&E for a possible alcohol related issue;
  • A greater than average proportion of Bolton's children regularly use alcohol, and from national level data this age group tend to consume most over Friday and Saturday and typically drink beer/lager/cider, alcopops and spirits.

This is the Young people’s lifestyle choices and related indicators profile for Bolton, produced by the North West Public Health Observatory. The profile summarises key information at a local level on young people lifestyle choices to inform local policy and practice.

To access this click here: http://www.boltonshealthmatters.org/sites/default/files/TP-LifestyleChoicesBolton.pdf

This is the Mortality and Admissions due to Accidents (Child Health) 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.

Headlines

  • Child mortalities from accidents are very rare with just 15 cases in Bolton between 2002 and 2010;
  • Hospital admissions for serious accidental injury in Bolton are erratic for children aged 0-4 years, but are steadily reducing in line with England for children aged 5-14 years;
  • At national level (necessary due to small numbers at district level), at least a third of accidental deaths are due to "other transport accidents"; the exception being children aged 0-4 years where suffocation is the most common cause;
  • There are inequalities across NS-SEC groups with the less affluent classifications having far higher rates of accidental child mortality.

This detailed needs assessment aims to develop an understanding of maternal and child health needs in Bolton and contribute to the shaping of a shared vision for the future of maternal and early years provision.

Photographic presentation of the results of the workshop held to agree a forward plan and priorities for Bolton relating to the Healthy Child Programme (pregnancy and early years).

A snapshot of child health indicators for Bolton in comparison  to the national average and North West Local Authorities. A spine chart provides a comparative overview of key areas requiring local focus.

National indicators can be viewed by clicking here: bit.ly/1d7SPzu From here you can drill down into regional and then local level indicator sheets

This report summarises available information at a local level on young people’s lifestyle choices, health risk behaviours and related indicators in order to inform policy and practice at a sub-national level. It includes findings from a survey conducted across the North West to assess behaviour and attitudes towards alcohol and tobacco.

The Healthy Schools Profiles for local areas include key current local data about children and young people's health and wellbeing. Using the profiles, you can see at a glance how local area performs against key indicators for the outcomes. You can also compare the data with other (top level) local authorities and nationally.

http://atlas.chimat.org.uk/IAS/dataviews/healthyschoolsprofile

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