Long term conditions and mortality
Long term conditions otherwise known as chronic diseases are conditions for which there is no cure but can be managed with medication or other therapies. Examples include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, arthritis and hypertension. In Birmingham we want to help people with long term conditions live healthily and independently.
- Review of respiratory care
A system-wide perspective of respiratory service provision in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull carried out in 2013
- Results of a national survey of support to adult care homes in England: A specialist palliative care provider perspective
The report, commissioned by Public Health England, undertaken by the Marie Curie Research Centre at Cardiff University, with input from the National Council for Palliative Care and Hospice UK, examines the role of specialist palliative care in providing support to care homes in England, August 2017
- Prevalence of back pain in Birmingham and England
Arthritis Research UK report with area specific estimates of back pain, February 2017
- Prevalence of osteoarthritis in Birmingham and England
Arthritis Research UK report with area specific estimates of osteoarthritis, February 2017
- Musculoskeletal calculator
Arthritis Research UK in partnership with Imperial College London have developed the Musculoskeletal Calculator, a tool for estimating the prevalence of musculoskeletal conditions. This prevalence model provides estimates of the burden of back pain to local areas.
- Primary prevention on dementia
Guidance documents and evidence review by Public Health England on dementia prevention looking at barriers and facilitators to prevention and midlife risk factors, July 2017
- Cancer in the West Midlands
Public Health England report into the burden of cancer providing an overview of the extent of the identified risk factors across the West Midlands population, August 2017