Health Intelligence

Welcome to Information about Health Intelligence

What we do

The health intelligence team in Dumfries and Galloway:

  • Monitor and analyse the changing population, including inequalities and rural differences
  • Investigate patterns of disease and health of the population
  • Provide and interpret information to support health and health service activities
  • Analyse patterns of health service use to inform changes to services
  • Investigate variations in health service activity to improve outcomes
  • Help ensure strategic decisions are taken on the basis of evidence

Who we are

Ananda Allan – Performance and Intelligence Manager
Jennifer Bruce – Senior Health Intelligence Analyst
George Noakes – Senior Health Intelligence Analyst
Bill Mitchell – Health Intelligence Analyst
Sandra Grant – Prescribing Intelligence Analyst

Contact Us

Health Intelligence Unit
Strategic Planning - NHS Dumfries and Galloway
Mountainhall Treatment Centre
Bankend Road

Telephone: 01387 272769/272768

Useful documents and links

Local Documents
HI Life Expectancy (pdf, 143kb)

External Sites
Scottish Public Health Observatory –
National Records of Scotland –
Information Services Division –
Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics –
Scottish Government –