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  • Welcome to Tees Valley Public Health Shared Service. We provide public health support for Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees local authority areas. The team offers business and contracting support, public health expertise, pharmaceutical advice, public health intelligence and screening support for healthy heart checks and respiratory illness. There are many public health resources on the site covering a wide range of topics; if you cannot see what you are looking for, please use the search facility. Most content on this site can be viewed without registering. We aim to provide a local focus on public health issues and would value your contributions. Any feedback on what you like and what you think could be improved would be welcome.

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    • 17/06/2015 Updated child health profiles

      Public Health England has updated its Child Health Profiles for local authorities. They present a picture of child health and wellbeing using 32 key health indicators and contain data on a wide range of topics affecting child health, including levels of childhood obesity, immunisation rates, teenage pregnancy, underage drinking, hospital admissions, educational performance and youth crime.

    • 15/06/2015 Cervical cancer awareness

      Today marks the begining of Cervical cancer awareness week. Local data can be found at the Gynaecological Cancer Hub, which shows that, for Tees Valley, about 1 woman per week is diagnosed with cervical cancer and about one woman per month dies. In addition, the BBC reports a BMJ article suggesting that the upper age limit for routine cervical screening needs to be increased.

    • 02/06/2015 Health profile update

      Public Health England has released the 2015 Health Profiles for local authority areas. The profiles give an overview of health, designed to help local government and health services make decisions and plans to improve local people's health and reduce health inequalities. They are supported by an online display tool. The profile is updated annually and online content is updated four times per year.

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