These profiles are a rich source of indicators across a range of health and wellbeing themes that has been designed to support JSNA and commissioning to improve health and
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The Fingertips API (best viewed in Chrome, Firefox or Safari) allows public health data to be retrieved in either JSON or CSV formats. A beginner's guide to the Fingertips API is also available, together with the supporting Annex.
The fingertipsR package allows you to use the API to download public health data using R.
The fingertips_py package allows you to use the API to download public health data using Python.
A beginner's guide to using Fingertips API is available here.
New design launched. New navigation improves the usability especially on small screens.
Wider Impacts of Covid on Health launched. Brings together selected indicators with potential impacts on health as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New smoking prevalence in adults estimates for 2019 published in the Local Tobacco Control Profiles including inequalities data, plus a new indicator measuring the gap in smoking prevalence by mental health status and updated data for cancer registrations and smoking-related fires.
Fingertips updates once a month and each profile follows its own (annual) update cycle which might have to be altered due to the demands of the COVID-19 related work.
For the latest figures about COVID-19 please view the COVID-19 dashboard
New End-of-life Health Care indicator:
% deaths with 3+ emergency admissions in last 3m of life
Note: Issues have been found with recent updates to hospital activity indicators due to a flaw in the data source: Apr - Nov 2018, 85,000 records without a diagnosis code were submitted in East Sussex. This error affects all related geographies which include this hospital's catchment area.
Primary Care Networks added.
This new area type depends on suitable GP data. For more details please see the Notes
Updates for many indicators in Wider determinants of Health
High impact Areas
Summaries for Early years and
Young people released:
Productive Healthy Ageing Profile launched
Data can now be downloaded with Python using the fingertips_py package
New Child health profiles published
Personalise what you see - create your own area lists using Your data (top right)
For older items see Archived news