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
Lochar South
Crichton Hall
Glencaple Road
Dumfries
DG1 4TG

Telephone: 01387 272769/272768

Email:a.allan@nhs.net
jenniferbruce@nhs.net
gnoakes@nhs.net

Useful documents and links

Local Documents
HI Life Expectancy (pdf, 143kb)

External Sites
Scottish Public Health Observatory – www.scotpho.org.uk
National Records of Scotland – http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/
Information Services Division – www.isdscotland.org/index.asp
Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics – www.sns.gov.uk
Scottish Government – www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics