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 health in Erewash. Erewash is an area in Derbyshire that includes Ilkeston, Long Eaton and West Hallam. Our branches in Erewash include Breaston, College Street, Long Eaton, Cotmanhay, Kirk Hallam, West Hallam and, The Old Station Pharmacy, Ilkeston.
What is the public health like for people living in Erewash?
There are some areas where the health of people in Erewash is better than the average for England. These are rates of violent crimes, obesity in children, teenage pregnancies, deaths in infants, and deaths from cardiovascular disease for people under 75 years of age. The rates of these are all lower than the average for England.
There are also some areas where the health of the people in Erewash is worse than the average for England. These include the number of people smoking in pregnancy, the number of adults who are overweight or obese, alcohol related harm, 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 Erewash?
You can read the health profile for Erewash, simply type Erewash 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.