New Feature – Population Health Management (PHM) data now added – Part 1

25th Feb 2022

Sorting your searches by deprivation data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)

This feature is now available and automatically included in our latest version.

This feature is most useful should you need to send invites in batches because your search has many patients - for example weight management or NHS Health Check searches.

Clicking on either header will sort the search by the score and enable you to prioritise those in the highest deciles for either overall deprivation or just health deprivation.

 

How the scores are calculated by ONS and what they represent

Decile 1 represents the most deprived and Decile 10 represents the least deprived.

A decile is 10% therefore decile 1 represents the most deprived 10% (or decile) of small areas in England and decile 10 represents the least deprived 10% (or decile) of small areas in England.

A small area is not necessarily a single postcode and the scoring index never represents the deprivation score of an individual.

The Deprivation Decile column is an overall ONS scoring covering the following domains and weights for each:

• Income Deprivation (22.5%)

• Employment Deprivation (22.5%)

• Education, Skills and Training Deprivation (13.5%)

• Health Deprivation and Disability (13.5%)

• Crime (9.3%)

• Barriers to Housing and Services (9.3%)

• Living Environment Deprivation (9.3%)

 

The Health Decile column solely covers Health Deprivation and Disability.

 

Further information about ONS calculations of deprivation can be found here

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Dr. Raza Toosy

Dr. Raza Toosy

Raza is a current partner of a GP practice in Wallington, Surrey. He has had a passion for IT for all of his life and obtained an MScIT in Kingston University with Distinction in 2008 whilst still working as a GP. With his knowledge of both medicine and information technology his focus and vision is to create a line of business applications for GP surgeries and has been actively involved in the development of PatientChase and now PatientLeaf since 2005 using the .Net Framework. He's always wanted to improve the way clinicians access and view data to make their lives easier.

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With qualifications in business and marketing and having previously held managerial roles in both primary and secondary care, Richard Chmielowski is co-founder of GPSS. Passionate about helping primary care staff manage their patients in the best way possible, Richard is involved in many of the customer facing aspects of delivering IT solutions.