September news in numbers

06 September 2019

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


Bundle N, Verlander NQ, Morbey R, et al. (2019)  Monitoring epidemiological trends in back to school asthma among preschool and school-aged children using real-time syndromic surveillance in England, 2012–2016. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 73: 825-831.

British Dental Association. (2019) Access crisis leaves just 1 in 6 practices accepting new NHS dental patients in Wales. See: (accessed 15 August 2019).

Department of Health (NI). (2019) Hospital statistics: Inpatient and day case activity Northern Ireland 2018/19. See: (accessed 13 August 2019).

National Records of Scotland. (2019) Scotland’s population: the Registrar General’s annual review of demographic trends 2018. See: (accessed 14August 2019).

NSPCC. (2019) Thousands of contacts to dedicated FGM helpline. See: (accessed 9 August 2019). 

Scottish Government. (2019) Supporting young mums. See: (access 9 August 2019).

Scottish Government. (2019) Teenage pregnancy rate at 25-year low. See: (accessed 15 August 2019).

Viner RM, Aswathikutty AG, Stiglic N, Hudson LD, Goddings A-L, Ward JL, Nicholls DE. (2019) Roles of cyberbullying, sleep, and physical activity in mediating the effects of social media use on mental health and wellbeing among young people in England: a secondary analysis of longitudinal data. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. See: (accessed 13 August 2019).