Launch of Co-production Oxfordshire’s ‘ Working Together Handbook’

Knowing how to do Co-production can be daunting. That’s why we’ve created the Working Together Handbook – a helpful and user-friendly collection of our best practice guidance to getting it right. Co-production is not a new or difficult concept. In simple terms, it means working together to change or improve something, or problem-solving together. But … Continue reading Launch of Co-production Oxfordshire’s ‘ Working Together Handbook’

JSNA – Data on smoking in Oxfordshire

A new JSNA Bitesize (one page) publication on smoking is now available on Oxfordshire Insight (and attached) 20190930_Bitesize_Smoking The bitesize shows the most recent data for Oxfordshire from Public Health England, ONS and NHS Digital and findings include: In 2018 an estimated 10.1% of adults in Oxfordshire were smokers, significantly lower than the England average … Continue reading JSNA – Data on smoking in Oxfordshire

OCVA Infra-structure survey 2019 – report on findings

Many thanks to all those charities and voluntary groups that completed our infrastructure survey. We had a good response with 74 groups/organisations completing the survey which has given us valuable information about the needs and priorities for the sector. Oxfordshire County Council is currently reviewing the Infra-structure contract and one of the main reasons for … Continue reading OCVA Infra-structure survey 2019 – report on findings

Healthwatch Oxfordshire Annual Report now available

Healthwatch Oxfordshire is to focus on people’s experiences of using mental health services during the year ahead, the organisation’s annual report reveals today (Wednesday June 26). Writing in the report, the independent health watchdog’s Executive Director, Rosalind Pearce, says: “In 2019/20, mental health is the theme to our listening activities. We have heard so much … Continue reading Healthwatch Oxfordshire Annual Report now available

JSNA – Update on crime trends data and new report on ethnicity and language of primary school pupils

2019 update of the Oxfordshire Strategic Intelligence Assessment The Strategic Intelligence Assessment is developed on behalf of the Safer Oxfordshire Partnership and shows crime trends and community safety data from national and local datasets. There is a summary and a full report. Crime rates remain relatively low in rural Oxfordshire.  In Cherwell and Oxford the … Continue reading JSNA – Update on crime trends data and new report on ethnicity and language of primary school pupils

JSNA Publication on Child Obesity in Oxfordshire

NEW JSNA Bitesize on Child Obesity Public Health has developed a new JSNA Bitesize (one page) publication on Child Obesity showing the most recent data for Oxfordshire from the National Child Measurement Programme. 201905_Bitesize_NCMP Levels of child obesity vary between Oxfordshire’s districts. In Cherwell 2017/18, obesity prevalence was significantly higher than the Oxfordshire average for … Continue reading JSNA Publication on Child Obesity in Oxfordshire

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment 2019 – latest information

On 14th March 2019, the Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board approved the 2019 Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (Health and Wellbeing Facts and Figures) for Oxfordshire. The 2019 JSNA is in a brand new (slide) format this year and attached is our new one page summary infographic, the JSNA “snake”, 2019 JSNA snake we hope you … Continue reading Joint Strategic Needs Assessment 2019 – latest information

Health and Wellbeing profile for Witney

A health and wellbeing (JSNA) profile for Witney is now available on Oxfordshire Insight.  This follows the same format as previous JSNA profiles of towns in Oxfordshire and includes data on: Geographical area boundariesPopulation by age and ethnicityPeople living in communal establishmentsDeprivation and children in povertyChild referrals to social care, domestic abuse affecting children, referrals … Continue reading Health and Wellbeing profile for Witney

Report – State of care in Mental Health Services 2014 – 2017

Please find attached report on the state of care in mental health services 2014 to 2017. The report combines evidence from our inspections and findings from our role monitoring use of the Mental Health Act, as well as analysis of data from other sources. This rich resource of information means we now know more about … Continue reading Report – State of care in Mental Health Services 2014 – 2017