Public Health in Newark

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This page gives information on local public heal We aim to achieve Health 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 Newark where we have two pharmacies, on Bridge Street and on Barnby Gate.


What is the public health like for people living in Newark?

There are some areas where the health of people in Newark is better than the average for England. These include rates of violent crimes, long term unemployment, rates of sexually transmitted diseases, and incidence of TB. The rates of these are all lower than the average for England.

There are also some areas where the health of the people in Newark 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, the number of people killed or seriously injured on roads, and the number of people who have diabetes which are all higher than the average for England.


How can I access information on public health in Newark?

You can read the health profile for Newark and Sherwood simply type Newark and Sherwood into the search function in the link. If you want to view the health profile for the whole of Nottinghamshire, then type Nottinghamshire into the search function in the link. You can also access a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment for Nottinghamshire and information about a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment for Nottinghamshire.