SWINDON'S JOINT STRATEGIC NEEDS ASSESSMENT (JSNA)

Providing high quality information on the health and wellbeing of the Swindon population

Author name: Hannah McConnell

Health Protection Annual Report 2022-23

Health Protection is a term used to describe a set of activities within the public health system that protects individuals, groups and populations from communicable (infectious) diseases and other threats to health, including non-infectious environmental hazards such as chemicals and radiation. Health protection is one of the responsibilities of the local Director of Public Health, …

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Swindon Joint Strategic Needs Assessment 2024 update

The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) provides an overview of the current and future health and wellbeing needs of people in Swindon. The JSNA presents key facts, intelligence and challenges for a wide range of public health topics which are organised under 5 thematic areas: People and the community, Place, Starting Well, Living and Working …

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Swindon’s Whole Systems Approach to Healthy Weight strategy 2023-2033

Swindon faces a growing public health challenge with rising overweight and obesity rates, carrying potential negative consequences for individuals as well as families, and putting additional strain on local health and social care systems. Previous approaches addressing this complex issue have proven insufficient in changing trends.  Swindon’s Whole Systems Approach to Healthy Weight strategy 2023-2033 acknowledges …

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Serious Violence Duty

Wiltshire and Swindon published their first Serious Violence Strategy in January 2024, available to view and download from the Health and Wellbeing Strategies page. It outlines the local response of the two Local Authority areas of Wiltshire and Swindon to the Serious Violence Duty, and our efforts to reduce Serious Violence across the Wiltshire Police …

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Swindon Substance Use Disorder strategy 2024-2029

‘Achieving a generational shift in the demand for drugs and alcohol’, Swindon’s latest Substance Use Disorder Strategy 2024-2029 has now been published and is available to view or download from the Health and Wellbeing Strategies page of the website. This 5-year substance use disorder treatment strategy sets out Swindon’s strategic plan to achieve a generational …

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Swindon Sexual and Reproductive Health strategy 2023-2026

Sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing are affected by both sexual behaviour and the wider determinants of health, including educational attainment, social, economic and environmental issues.  The Swindon Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy 2023-2026 and associated action plan provides a framework for partners to work together to plan and take appropriate actions to improve the …

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