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The North East PHO (NEPHO) is one of nine regional public health observatories in England, funded by the Department of Health, to strengthen the availability and use of health information at local level. NEPHO covers the North East Government Office region, comprising Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham and Tees Valley. NEPHO have a tool which enables users see mortality and morbidity data for PCT's and LA's on maps and downloadable spreadsheets.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Mortality and morbidity

Hospital episode statistics data by LA, life expectancy by LA and PCT, mortality - all causes, mortality - suicides, circulatory diseases, cancers and respiratory diseases, mortality under 75, lifestyle - smoking, binge drinking, obesity, fruit and vegetable, QOF.

A&E admissions, alcohol related admissions, cataract procedures, emergency admissions, myocardial infarction, revascularisations, serious injury emergency admissions, life expectancy, mortality, suicides, circulatory disease, cancer, respiratory disease, smoking, binge drinking, obesity, fruit and vegetables
Identifier Variables
LA, PCT, electoral ward, unitary authority
Economic/Subject Categories
Area of Health System
Public health
Disease Area
Cardiovascular diseases, Cancer, Respiratory diseases
Data collecting organization (s)
North East Public Health Observatory
Data Type
Coverage (date of field work)
Unit of Analysis

No information given

North East Public Health Observatory
Conditions of Access
Free access