News alerts: w/b 19th August 2017

Please find below details of selected public health-related news stories that were reported in the above week. ScotPHO is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked news articles / publications and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Please note that some of the linked websites may require registration, subscription or payment to view articles. For new publications relating to health protection and for updates on infectious disease and other outbreaks, please see the Health Protection Scotland website.

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Tuesday 22nd August

ISD publishes a range of statistics:

More details: ISD Scotland.

These include:

  • Scottish Hip Fracture Audit

  • Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratios 

NHS Health Scotland release 'Reducing Offending, Reducing Inequalities’ (RORI) report to highlight the relationship between inequality and offending.

More details: Report

Friday 25th August

Research compares the lifestyles of women in Scotland and Sweden

More details: BMJ article, Scottish Daily Mail


Profiles indicator updates: w/b 19th August 2017

  • No profile indicator updates in this week.

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