Public Health in Rushcliffe – including Ruddington & East Leake


Rushcliffe Country Park

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 in local health in Rushcliffe, where our Ruddington and East Leake branches are located.

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

There are some areas where the health of people in Rushcliffe is better than the average for England. These include rates of violent crimes, long term unemployment, smoking, diabetes and sexually transmitted diseases. The rates of these are all lower than the average for England. The number of people breast feeding is higher than the average for England.

Areas that are worse than the average for England include the number of people killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents. This is higher than the average for England. The number of excess winter deaths is also higher than the average for England.

How can I access information on public health in Rushcliffe?

You can read the health profile for Rushcliffe, simply type Rushcliffe 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.