News alerts: w/b 30th September 2017

Please find below details of selected public health-related news stories that were reported in the above week. ScotPHO is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked news articles / publications and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Please note that some of the linked websites may require registration, subscription or payment to view articles. For new publications relating to health protection and for updates on infectious disease and other outbreaks, please see the Health Protection Scotland website.

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Tuesday 3rd October

Scottish Health Survey reports on the health of people living in Scotland.

More details: Survey , BBC News, Herald, Holyrood, Scotsman,

Wednesday 4th October

Study finds reduction in colposcopy workload and associated clinical activity in Scotland since the HPV vaccine was introduced.

More details: Study, BBC News , Herald, Scotsman

Profiles indicator updates: w/b 30th September 2017

  • Mid-year population estimate aged 18+ – Drug and alcohol profiles

  • Mid-year population estimate aged 0-17 – Drug and alcohol profiles

  • Mid-year population estimate - all ages – Tobacco control, drugs and alcohol profiles

  • Mid-year population estimates aged 16+ years  – Tobacco control profile

  • Mid-year population estimates aged 16-39 years – Tobacco control profile

  • Mid-year population estimates aged 40-64 years – Tobacco control profile

  • Mid-year population estimates aged 65+ years – Tobacco control profile

  • Male deaths from suicide – Mental health profile

  • Female deaths from suicide – Mental health profile

For more details, including the complete list of available indicators, please see the ScotPHO Online Profiles Tool.

 

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