Specialist Reports and Assessments

Specialist reports include Health Needs Assessments (HNA), Health Impact Assessments (HIA), Health Equity Audits (HEA) and Evidence Reviews. The interactive table below contains all recent assessments, reviews and reports. To locate a specific report enter a key word into the search function.


TitleDocument typeYearDescription
Carers in Derbyshire 2017Infographic2018This infographic gives a summary of the Carers’ survey carried out by Derbyshire County Council in 2017.
It is for carers and social care staff.
A Health Needs Assessment of offenders in the community- Derbyshire & Derby City 2018HNA2018This HNA focuses on identifying the health needs of community offenders in the areas covered by Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council.
>Full report >Executive summary >Appendices
A literature review investigating the effectiveness of 'teachable moments' on positive health behaviour changeEvidence Review2018 In light of the barriers to MECC, this study aims to explore the concept of 'teachable moments' and identify its effectiveness of encouraging healthy lifestyle choices specifically in a primary care setting, in order to help inform MECC delivery. >Full report
Derby City and Derbyshire County Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2018-2021Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment2018The 2018-2021 Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) has been produced for both Derby City Council and Derbyshire County Council Health & Wellbeing Boards. The PNA is a statement of current pharmaceutical services provided in the local area. It assesses whether or not provision is satisfactory to meet the health, wellbeing and care needs of the local population, informs the planning of services and is used as the basis for determining market entry to a pharmaceutical list. > Full report
Falls Health Needs Assessment 2017HNA2017This report describes the findings of the Derby and Derbyshire falls needs assessment 2017. It focuses on the needs of older people aged 65 years or over who have fallen in their home, in the community, in residential or nursing care homes and in hospitals. >Full report
Update of the 2013 Rapid Health Impact Assessment of HS2 initial preferred route in Eastern DerbyshireHealth Impact Assessment2017 An update of community profiling, review of proposals and recommendations in response to the HS2 Realignment Phase 2b Eastern Leg. >Full report
Child Neglect - a review of the literatureEvidence Review2017This paper aims to review the evidence surrounding aspects of the recently developed DSCB Child Neglect strategy, including the recognising a neglected child, prevention of child neglect and effective interventions in child neglect. >Full report
Health inequalities in the East Midlands- An evidence reportReport2017This report has been developed for PHE East Midlands Centre as an evidence base on health inequalities for the East Midlands. The report reviews the inequalities in health across the East Midlands, expressed as inequalities in life expectancy.>Full report
Public Health Annual Report 2017 Report2017The Derbyshire Director of Public Health's annual report 2017. >Full report
Deaths from suicide and undetermined injury in Derby and Derbyshire 2017 reportReport2017This short report provides information on 2016 registered deaths from suicide and undetermined injury in people living in Derby and Derbyshire. >Full report
LGBT+ experiences of using health services Report2017This document was produced by Healthwatch Derbyshire. It summarises comments from the LGBT+ community regarding their experiences of general practice. >Full report
Derbyshire Self-Harm Hospital Admissions_10-24Years 2017 (pdf)Report2017This report investigates the scale and nature of hospital admissions as a result of self-harm amongst children and young people aged 10-24 years living in Derbyshire, via secondary analysis of Hospital Episode Statistics. >Full report
End of Life Care Needs AssessmentHNA2016This Health Needs Assessment has been written to inform these discussions within Derbyshire, and to identify the next steps that will build a more complete picture of local end of life care needs. >Full report
Derbyshire Housing Health Joint Needs AssessmentHNA2016 The County Council's public health team commissioned a housing and health joint needs assessment to know more about the scale and nature of the problems faced, and what action can be taken. The intention is for this assessment to informing local commissioning by all organisations and individuals who are in a position to identify a risk to health from the home, and to take action. >Full report
Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in DerbyshireHNA2016This report brings together a range of data and information about the number of children and young people in Derbyshire with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), their needs and how they are being supported to achieve their potential. A key recommendation of this report is that a more in-depth needs assessment should be undertaken. >Full report
Health Impact Assessment of the Avenue development HIA2016This report comprises a synthesis of evidence from community profiling, review of the literature and community consultation, with recommendations to a number oforganisations for maximising health gains and mitigating negative health consequences of the Avenue Development inNorth East Derbyshire. >Full report
My Life, My View- Year 8 Infographic 2016 (pdf)Infographic2016 The aim of My Life, My View, the Derbyshire emotional health and well-being survey is to provide an insight into the experiences, behaviours and attitudes of young people as they move towards adulthood. Infographic
Derbyshire Health Protection Board- Air Quality Report Oct 2016Report2016This report provides an overview to the Health Protection Board of performance and trends in the key work stream area of air quality.>Full report
Substance Misuse Health Needs Assessment 2015- Executive SummaryHNA2015The Substance Misuse Health Needs Assessment (HNA) has been compiled using a variety of local and national data sets and information sources, to assess the prevalence of substance misuse within the county, and evaluate current specialist substance misuse service provision and recovery services. >Executive summary
Health Needs Assessment: Children and young peoples’ substance misuse and children and young people affected by the substance misuse of othersHNA2015This health needs assessment includes a refresh of the 2012 Health Needs Assessment data and information. It includes estimates of prevalence based on national and local data. It gives insight into the local specialist service provision for children and young people who use substances and for those children and young people who are affected by the substance misuse of others who are close to them.>Full report >Executive summary
Health Impact Assessment of domestic abuse services commissioned by Derbyshire County CouncilHIA2015A synthesis of evidence from population statistics, expert knowledge and published evidence, with key considerations for maximising health gains and mitigating negative health consequences in respect of the proposed recommissioning of domestic abuse services by Derbyshire County Council. >Full report
Summary of the Health Impact Assessment on Domestic Abuse 2015HIA2015This is a clear and straightforward summary of the 2015 Health Impact Assessment (HIA) on domestic abuse services provided by Derbyshire County Council, explaining the services and the evidence on health impacts. Recommendations are set out in the full HIA. >Full text
Health Impact Assessment of Derbyshire Children’s CentresHIA2015A synthesis of evidence from community profiling and community consultation, with key considerations for maximising health gains and mitigating negative health consequences in respect of the proposed reconfiguration of Children’s Centre provision by Derbyshire County Council. >Full report
State of Derbyshire Report 2015Report2015 This report reviews the position of Derbyshire County in regard to the various Outcomes Frameworks available for health and social care, and highlights where performance is significantly poorer than for England as a whole. >Full report
Deaths from suicide and undetermined injury in Derby and Derbyshire 2015 reportReport2015This short report provides information on deaths from suicide and undetermined injury in people living in Derby and Derbyshire >Full report
Access to Health Services for People with Learning Disabilities Report Report2015Report by Health Watch Derbyshire exploring access to health services for people with learning disabilities. > Full report
DPH Annual ReportReport2015The Derbyshire Director of Public Health's annual report 2015. >Full report
Derbyshire Emotional Health & Well-being Survey report 2015 Report2015 The aim of the 2015 Derbyshire emotional health and well-being survey was to provide insight into the experiences, behaviour and lives of young people currently in school year 8 (aged 12-13). >Full report
Derby and Derbyshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 2015Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment2015 > Full report
Asessing Needs and Assets in Glossop-2014HNA2014A partnership approach to collection and synthesis of evidence from key informant interviews, community profiling, asset/ service mapping and stakeholder consultation to inform health and wellbeing improvement in Glossop. >Full report
Domestic abuse and sexual violence in Derby and Derbyshire: health needs assessment-2014HNA2014>Full report
Glossop Alcohol and Drugs HNA- 2014HNA2014Health Needs Assessment looking at adults who misuse alcohol and drugs in the Glossopdale area of Derbyshire. >Full report
A Health Equity Audit of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) services in DerbyshireHEA2014The aim of this Health Equity Audit (HEA) is to determine the equity of access to, and outcome from, the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services in Derbyshire.>Full report >Executive summary
Derbyshire Joint Dementia StrategyReport2014>Full report
State of Derbyshire Report- Addendum: Children and Young People's Health Benchmarking Tool Report2014>Full report
State of Derbyshire ReportReport2014This report reviews the position of Derbyshire County in regard to the various Outcomes Frameworks available for health and social care, and highlights where performance is significantly poorer than for England as a whole.>Full report >Executive summary
Derbyshire Sexual Health Strategic Framework 2013-18Strategy2014Strategic Framework Strategy for Derbyshire's Sexual health >Full report
Health Needs Assessment of the Black and Minority Ethnic population within Derbyshire- 2013HNA2013>Full report
Learning Disabilities: Needs Assessment for Derbyshire 2013HNA2013This report aims to examine the available data regarding the learning disabled population in Derbyshire County and Derby City in order to identify particular areas of need. This document will also highlight where further information would be useful in understanding the needs and experiences of this population and will make recommendations for future work. >Full report
Easy Read Learning Disabilities: Needs Assessment for Derbyshire HNA2013This easy read report aims to examine the available data regarding the learning disabled population in Derbyshire County and Derby City in order to identify particular areas of need. These document will also highlight where further information would be useful in understanding the needs and experiences of this population and will make recommendations for future work. >Derbyshire >Derby
Sexual Health: Derby City and Derbyshire County Sexual Health Needs Assessment 2013HNA2013A Health Needs Assessment for Derby City and Derbyshire County Sexual Health. >Full report
Derbyshire HS2 Health Impact AssesmentHIA2013A synthesis of evidence from community profiling, review of the literature and community consultation, with recommendations to HS2 Ltd. for maximising health gains and mitigating negative health consequences in respect of the high-speed rail development proposal HS2 Phase 2 initial preferred route in Eastern Derbyshire. >Full report >Executive summary
Care Homes - A Literature Review 2013Evidence Review2013This 2013 review aimed to identify if disease prevalence within care homes is higher than the general elderly population. > Full report
Eating Disorders: A Health Needs Assessment and Service Review for Children and Young People in Derbyshire County and Derby City 2012 HNA2012 Health Needs Assessment for NHS Derby CIty and NHS Derbyshire County for Eating Disorders, incluing incidence and prevalence, local services and recommendations to commissioners and providers. >Full report
Alcohol: Access to the Derbyshire Alcohol Advice Service: a Health Equity Assessment 2011HNA2011In Derbyshire a county-wide alcohol service is provided by the Derbyshire Alcohol Advice Service. This project aimed to assess equity of access to the service and to explore variations in referrals from primary care. >Full report
Autism: Derbyshire Health and Social Care Needs Assessment for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder 2011HNA2011This document aims to identify the health and social care needs of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Derbyshire, identify if the services match need and to assist the decision making process of commissioning managers. >Full report
Eating Disorders: A Health Needs Assessment for Derbyshire County and Derby City 2011HNA2011Health Needs Assessment for NHS Derby CIty and NHS Derbyshire County for Eating Disorders, incluing incidence and prevalence, local services and recommendations to commissioners and providers. >Full report
Mental Health: Derbyshire Mental Health Needs Assessment 2011HNA2011>Full report
Offender Health: Health Needs Assessment for CARATS and accredited drug treatment programmes in Derbyshire prisons 2011 HNA2011Health needs assessment for CARAT services (Counselling, Assessment, Referral,Advice and Throughcare) and accredited drug treatment programmes in the two Derbyshire prisons Foston Hall and Sudbury.>Full report
Rural Health: Health Needs Assessment of the Farming Community in Derbyshire 2011HNA2011Health Needs Assessment of the Farming Community in Derbyshire. Looking at the issues of health status of and use of health services by the farming community, and levels of income as a measure of financial hardship. >Full report
Planning Control: Health Impact Assessment: Hartington Cheese Factory site 2011HIA2011>Full report
Drug Misuse: Derbyshire County Needle and Syringe Programme: Preliminary Health Needs Assessment 2010HNA2010This paper aims to provide a preliminary overview by assessing levels of current Needle and Syringe Programmeservice provision in Derbyshire and comparing with estimated need. Current NSP service models are described and recommendations made for further development. >Full report
Dementia: Derbyshire's Health Equity Audit 2010HEA2010This health equity audit is intended to support the commissioning process of new dementia services to ensure equity of service is addressed. >Full report
Care Homes - A Literature Review 2010Evidence Review2010This review aimed to identify if disease prevalence within care homes is higher than the general elderly population. > Full report