North East Public Health Observatory
You can find information on health inequalities, mortality, health poverty and healthy living initiatives at the North East Public Health Observatory.
For general information on health in the north east broken down by primary care trust area, and looking at key indicators such as obesity, breastfeeding, life expectancy and mental health, read the latest health profiles.
Government Office North East - public health group
The strategic health authority works closely with the public health team at Government Office North East.
The NHS Information Centre
The NHS Information Centre produces national and regional statistical information and audits on a range of topics from GP earnings to the number of school children who have taken drugs.
Fresh - Smoke Free North East
The north east has led the way with ground breaking work to promote smoke free environments, reduce smoking rates and introduce wider tobacco control initiatives. Many of these developments have been coordinated by the Fresh - Smoke Free North East office.