May news in numbers

13 May 2019

A breakdown of community health news this month, in numbers. Download the PDF, here.


Bangor University. (2019) New study calculates alcohol cancer risk in cigarette equivalents to help communicate risk. See: (accessed 9 April 2019).

BBC News. (2019a) Health board deficits down to £97.4m in Wales. See: (accessed 9 April 2019).

BBC News. (2019b) Hospitals ‘fail to meet women's period needs’. See: (accessed 9 April 2019)

Department for Work and Pensions. (2019) Households below average income: 1994/5 to 2017/18. See: (accessed 9 April 2019)

Dunton J. (2019) Scottish Government offers £180k a year for next health chief. See: (accessed 9 April 2019).

Food Standards Scotland. (2019) Food Standards Scotland launches new food allergy alert service during World Allergy Week. See: (accessed 16 April 2019).

Inman P, Booth R. (2019) Poverty increases among children and pensioners across UK. See: (accessed 9 April 2019).

Millwood IY, Walters RG, Mei XW, Guo Y, Yang L, Bian Z, Bennet DA, Chen Y, Dong C, Hu R, Zhou G, Yu B, Jia W, Parish S, Clarke R, Smith GD, Collins R, Holmes MV, Li L, Peto R, Chen Z. (2019) Conventional and genetic evidence on alcohol and vascular disease aetiology: a prospective study of 500 000 men and women in China. The Lancet (online only). See: (accessed 9 April 2019).

NHS England. (2019) Specialist mental health support for new mums available in every part of England. See: (accessed 9 April 2019).

Public Health England. (2019a) Almost 9 out of 10 child hospital tooth extractions due to decay. See: (accessed 9 April 2019).

Public Health England. (2019b) Preventing amputations major concern as diabetes numbers rise. See: (accessed 9 April 2019).

Richardson H. (2019) Nearly three million children in poverty despite parents working. See: (accessed 9 April 2019).