Community and health based profiles

Community and health based profiles provide a snapshot overview of the population across Cornwall. They help build an understanding of our population and are used to help inform plans, strategies and funding bids.

Community Profiles allow you to find, explore and use a wide range of facts and figures at different geographic levels for Cornwall, highlighting variations  and how areas compare against others across Cornwall.

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Health Profiles provide summary health indicators showing how the latest Cornwall Health Profile compares to the national average. 

Kernow CCG Pack provides information covering a wide range of areas

  • Context - population, births, socio-economic data, risk factors - data on smoking, alcohol, exercise, diet and obesity, alcohol - risky behaviours and hospital admissions, conditions managed in primary care - information on condition specific emergency admissions by practice; and service user views - opinions on GP practices based on the patient survey.

General Practice (GP) Profiles provide access to individual practice profiles where each practice can be compared with the CCG and England, and also with the practice deprivation decile.

Children and young people mental health and wellbeing profile collates and analyses a range of data on risk, prevalence and detail (including cost data) on those services that support children with, or vulnerable to, mental illness.

Neurology profile illustrates health statistics around emergency hospital admissions for twelve common neurological conditions and a more detailed analysis of an epilepsy care pathway.

Co-existing substance misuse and mental health issue profile provides data around tobacco smoking, alcohol use and drug use, including data on prevalence, risk factors, treatment demand and treatment response for Cornwall and enables benchmarking against other areas.

Common mental health disorders profile contains key indicators which help assess and benchmark indicators linked to this condition.

Severe mental illness profile presents collated risk, prevalence, early intervention, assessment and treatment, outcomes and service costs data relating to people with severe mental illness. It also provides a set of high level indicators that relate to the psychosis care pathway.

The NHS Health Check programme is for those aged 40 to 74 and aims to help prevent heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and certain types of dementia. This profile provides a set of indicators to help understand how Cornwall performs against the national average.

The National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) shows the prevalence of underweight, healthy weight, overweight, and obesity for children in Reception (age 4-5 years) and Year 6 (age 10-11 years).

The Cancer profile gives a ‘snapshot’ overview of cancer within Cornwall and how this relates to the national average.

The Liver disease profile gives a ‘snapshot’ overview of liver disease and associated risk factors within Cornwall and how this relates to the national average.

The Cardiovascular profile is made up of five chapters which look at risk factors, coronary heart disease (CHD), diabetes, kidney disease and stroke. Each profile compares Cornwall with data for England, a group of similar CCGs and its strategic clinical network (SCN).

The Learning disability profile provides a range of data about people with learning disabilities comparing Cornwall to the SW Region, and England.

The Diabetes profile gives a ‘snapshot’ overview of diabetes  and associated risk factors.  Each profile compares Cornwall with data for England, a group of similar CCGs and its strategic clinical network (SCN).

The Hypertension profile compares how Cornwall is detecting and treating high blood pressure in comparison to the SW Region and England.

Breastfeeding - reports on women seen by a healthcare professional within 12 weeks and 6 days of their maternity, those mothers’ breastfeeding and the number of infants breastfed at 6-8 weeks.

Early Years - health profile of public health outcomes relating to early years (children aged 0-5 years).

Infant Mortality and Stillbirths show performance at both local authority and clinical commissioning group (CCG) level so they can be compared locally and nationally.

School Age Children - show how your local area is performing and compares the data with other local authorities and nationally.

Young People shows performance against the national average and local areas.

Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Profile - data comparing local area against other local authorities and nationally, presented under Risk and Related Factors, Prevalence, Health, Social Care and Education.