Posts In Category Public Health

Applied Public Health Intelligence

on July 25, 2011 by neilbendel in Public Health, Reports and Assessments, Comments (0)

Author: Neil Bendel, Head of Health Intelligence, NHS Manchester Neil introduces public health intelligence in context of the wider healthcare setting.  He details the policies that have had the […]


Introduction to Surveillance

on by Georgina Moulton and pjarvis in Public Health, Comments (0)

Authors: Dr. Paul Jarvis, University of Manchester and Dr. Alex Keenan, Health Protection Agency The World Health Organisation defines public health surveillance as “the continuous, systematic collection, analysis and […]


Basic Statistics for Epidemiology: Prevalence vs Incidence

on July 22, 2011 by Georgina Moulton in Public Health, Statistical Methods, Comments (0)

Author Sara Muller, University of Keele (based on material from Health Knowledge) Epidemiology vs Clinical Medicine There are lots of definitions of epidemiology, but the one below is fairly […]


Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

on July 20, 2011 by Georgina Moulton in Public Health, Comments (0)

The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) has become a standard piece of work that has been conducted by local authorities and PCTs since the Local Government and Public Involvement […]


What is Public Health?

on May 23, 2011 by Georgina Moulton in Public Health, Comments (0)

Author: Georgina Moulton ( Acknowledgements: HealthKnowledge syllabus and content What is the first issue you think of when considering Public Health? Is it the cholera epidemic in 1800s?  Or, […]


Bayesian Network Modelling of Factors Influencing the Development of Obesity

on May 17, 2011 by Georgina Moulton, David Hoyle and Nick Harding in Public Health, Comments (0)

Obesity – A Public Health Problem Obesity is a major public health problem. The prevalence has risen continuously over the past few decades and it is beginning to place […]