Public health concern
Outline of Report
Undertake a virtual research tour that explores the health needs of a chosen community, the social services, and the health services available to people, in the communities in which they live, and identify a contemporary public health concern. (Approximately 1500 words)
Choose one county/locality (where your placement is or your local home area) in the Essex United Kingdom
Gather insight data on ONE prevalent public health concern.
Needs assessment data information is collated in countywide public health insight data in PHE local authority health profiles. Supportive data and information can also be found in NHS digital, Office of National Statistics, NHS England
Record and report on your chosen public health concern using tables, graphs, and a written summary of the data.
Compare this to national and worldwide figures. What implications can you draw from this?
Identify any health determinants and inequalities in your chosen locality which may impact the public health issue you have identified and the overall health of this community.
Relate your findings to social data such as employment rates, level of education, economic deprivation
Review the services and health care that is available for the public health need that you have chosen (approximately 1000 words)
Identify local, national services, charities available for your public health concern
Look at the role of the nurse in health promotion
Review any screening provided in this area if applicable
Conclusion Summarise the findings in your essay (about 300 words)
4. Recommendations Make recommendations for practice based on your conclusion (about 200 words)