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    • Health Inequalities - a briefing for staff Quentin D. Sandifer, Director of Public Health, NHS Camden and London Borough of Camden
    • Health map - Barton and Grant (2006)
      • Male life expectancy gap between the ‘worst’ (St Pancras & Somers Town) and the ‘best’ (Hampstead) wards has fallen from 11 years to eight years
      • Male life expectancy across the borough has increased and is now almost in line with the average for England
      • The gap in mortality rate between the “four worst wards” and the borough average has decreased
      The good news!
    • Preventing illness, and providing effective treatment and care
      • ProActive Camden – Physical Activity Strategy 2010
      • Mental Health
        • Community development workers – outreach
        • Changing Outcomes Programme
        • Mental Health First Aid Training
        • IAPT programme (improving access to psychological therapies)
          • Books on prescription service
          • Computerised cognitive behavioural therapy programmes for anxiety and depressing eg Beating the Blues – mental health employment strategy
      • Drug and Alcohol
        • Screening /interventions in the community for alcohol
        • Drug Intervention Programme
        • licensing
      • Enhanced Services in primary care for PWLD/Physical Activity Peer Support
      • Smoking
        • Health Act 2006 – ban on smoking in public places/smoking ban in Camden council introduced in 2007
        • Camden Smokefree Alliance established 2006
        • Smokefree Camden Health Bus
        • Smoke free alliance action plan 2009/10
        • Smoking cessation clinics in in deprived wards
    • But Mind the Gap!
      • Graph Shows 8 Year Decrease in Male Life Expectancy (5 year rolling average 2003-2007)
      • along the Northern Line within the London Borough of Camden.
    • Addressing the underlying determinants of health
      • Place shaping
      • Regeneration £100m investment
        • employment schemes
      • Decent homes / Estate Regeneration
      • Pathways for All/overcrowding
        • engaging new tenants
        • health champions training for housing options staff
      • Employment
        • Job Centre Plus Progress to Work
        • outreach for BME groups
      • Education – raising attainment/pupil tracking/White Working Class project
      • Open spaces
        • 43 parks and open spaces/development of 29 play areas aimed at 8-13 year old – outdoor gyms in 8 parks in deprived wards
      • Fuel Poverty
      • Green Transport Strategy since 1997 current version 2008-12
        • Reduced traffic by 24% since 1997 , car use down by 36%, cycling increased by 65%
        • Health walk maps (with NHS)
        • Walk to work week
        • Camden’s Walking Plan/ Cycling plan
      • Community safety
        • Making people feel safe encourages people to get out and about
    • Engaging communities and individuals
      • Camden Active Health Team (CAHT)
        • Clinical Referral for Physical Activity (CRPA) scheme
        • community exercise programmes
        • Shape Up
      • Healthy Communities Action Group
        • Green gyms
      • ProActive Camden
      • Good food for Camden Strategy 2009-12
    • Under 75, all person mortality circulatory disease, 2005-2007
    • The Killer Facts…
      • There is an 8 year gap in male life expectancy between Hampstead and St Pancras & Somers Town, and a 7 year gap in female life expectancy between Hampstead and Kentish Town
      • St Pancras & Somers Town and Kilburn wards are amongst the 15 wards with the lowest male life expectancy in London.
      • Circulatory disease (32% of all deaths) and cancer (28% of all deaths) are the biggest killers in Camden.
    • NHS Health Checks
          • NHS Health Checks are available to ALL across the borough
          • Highlights potential long term problems, including:
            • Heart disease
            • Stroke
            • Diabetes
            • Kidney disease
          • Free, simple and only takes 20 minutes
          • Making a difference now and in the future
          • Take action now before it’s too late
      Crowndale Centre Meeting Rooms
    • One Check, Many Routes of Access
      • GP surgeries
      • Pharmacies
      • High street shop front premises
      • In the community (i.e. temporary or mobile sites (including our health bus )
      • Community as one-off outreach sessions
      Crowndale Centre Meeting Rooms
    • NHS Health Checks in Camden informed by Social Marketing “People Like Me” Campaign targeting Men
      Improve your health and reduce health inequality Any Questions?