We aim to achieve Healthy Living Pharmacy status in all of our branches, you can click here to find out more about healthy living pharmacies. This means that our pharmacies will meet certain public health standards. We will focus on the public health needs of the community around each of our branches. This page focuses on local public health in the area around our Blackwell Pharmacy which is in Bolsover CCG.
What is the public health like for people living in Bolsover?
There are some areas where the health of people in Bolsover is better than the average for England. These are rates of violent crimes, long term unemployment, hip fractures in those over 65, teenage pregnancies and rates of sexually transmitted diseases. The rates of these are all lower than the average for England.
There are also some areas where the health of the people in Bolsover is worse than the average for England. These include the number of people smoking in pregnancy, smoking related deaths, cancer rates in the under 75s, the number of adults who are overweight or obese, and the number of people who have diabetes which are all higher than the average for England. The number of people breast feeding is lower than the average for England.
How can I access information on public health in Bolsover?
You can read the health profile for Bolsover, simply type Bolsover into the search function in the link. If you want to view the health profile for the whole of Derbyshire, then type Derbyshire into the search function in the link. You can also access a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment for Derbyshire and information about a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment for Derbyshire.