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NHS Dental Epidemiology Programme (NHS DEP) for England This programme has been commissioned to support the collection, analysis and dissemination of reliable and robust information on the oral health needs of local populations. The Public Health England Knowledge and Intelligence Team North West (KITNW), The Dental Observatory (TDO) and key stakeholders, including the British Association […]

4 Things to Expect in Cancer Research in 2020

Things are only getting better in cancer research as there have been many advancements in diagnosing cancer at an early stage and treating various types of it. The research on cancer treatment is progressing at a rapid rate, and the patients are experiencing the difference between the past year treatments and today’s treatments. In 2020, […]

Results of survey of three-year-old children 2013

This summary report and associated tables present the results of standardised dental examinations of three-year-old children attending private and state funded nurseries, nursery classes attached to schools and playgroups across England during the 2012/13 school year. This is the first national survey of this age group. The tables provide details of total three-year-old population, number […]

Dental Epidemiology Programme: oral health survey of five-year-old children 2015

A report on the prevalence and severity of dental decay Oral health survey of five-year-old children 2015. A report on the prevalence and severity of dental decay. 2 About Public Health England Public Health England exists to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. It does this through world-class science, […]

Understanding Public Health and Its Importance

Public health is the studied science of improving and protecting the health of the community with several campaigns which promote a healthy lifestyle,  contribute to disease prevention, and support researches. It is mainly concerned with creating a healthy environment for people belonging to small societies to the entire world. Public health has always been an […]

Definitions of indicators in the 12-year-old survey results, 2008/09

Definitions of indicators in the 12-year-old survey results, 2008/09 Indicator Definition SHA / GOR Strategic Health Authority / Government Office Region. PCT Code / LA Code Primary Care Trust Code / Local Authority Code. PCT Name / LA Name Primary Care Trust Name / Local Authority Name. 12-year-old Population (Mid-2008) Estimated population of 12-year-old children […]

Commissioning High Quality Information to Support Oral Health Improvement: A toolkit for local authorities, commissioners and partners

This toolkit provides information and support to local authorities with regard to the Public Health England Dental Public Health Epidemiology Programme. Local authorities have a key role as commissioners and users of information arising from the dental epidemiological surveys. This guide to the aims, methods and utility of dental surveys will support local authorities in […]

2014/15 Survey of 5 year old children

This report and associated tables present the results of standardised dental examinations of five-year-old children who attended mainstream, state-funded schools across England during the 2014/15 academic year. The report provides narrative, comment, summary and detailed analysis of the data, including comparison with previous surveys of five-year-olds. The tables provide details of number of children examined, […]

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