Excess Winter Deaths

The West Midlands Public Health Observatory has announced the release today of the Excess Winter Deaths (EWD) Atlas for England.

It can be accessed at:

http://www.wmpho.org.uk/excesswinterdeathsinEnglandatlas/

The Atlas aims to support those responsible for Cold Weather Planning, and those responsible for providing evidence and intelligence to support Cold Weather Planning in their local area.

The Excess Winter Deaths Atlas for England includes a series of interactive maps and chart display options for every Local Authority in England.

There is a User Guide which includes a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and definitions to help to answer your questions. A recommended method for obtaining Excess Winter Deaths and confidence intervals is provided.

If you have any queries about the Excess Winter Deaths Atlas for England, or would like help in interpreting it, please contact the : West Midlands Public Health Observatory information team or telephone 0121 415 8551.

 

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