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The Role of Public Health in Health and Social Care

   

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THE ROLE OF PUBLIC
HEALTH IN HEALTH AND
SOCIAL CARE

Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1
TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1
1.1 Roles of various agencies for identifying the levels of health and disease......................1
1.2 Epidemiology of infectious and non-infectious disease which is widespread in UK......2
1.3 Effectiveness of different approaches and strategies to control diseases.........................4
TASK 2............................................................................................................................................5
2.1 Current priorities and approaches of services for people with disease............................5
2.2 Relation between prevalence of disease and requirements of services............................6
2.3 Impact of current lifestyle choices on future needs for health.........................................6
TASK 3............................................................................................................................................7
3.1 Health and well-being priorities for individuals in a particular health or social care setting
................................................................................................................................................7
3.2 Effectiveness of strategies, systems and policies in a health or social care setting..........9
3.3 Changes to improve the health and well-being of individuals in a health or social care
setting.....................................................................................................................................9
3.4 An activity to encourage behaviour change for maximising health for individuals in a
health or social care setting....................................................................................................9
CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10
REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................11

INTRODUCTION
For managing the health care services, public organisations contribute major role to
provide information related with widespread infections and non-infectious diseases. This would
help health care organisations to support people for their well-being by preventing from such
diseases (Tayebi and et. al., 2019). The present assignment is going to analyse the role of
agencies in identifying those diseases which are widely spread and causes a large impact on
public health. For this purpose, a case study is taken about life-expectancy at birth in UK, to
describe the epidemiology of both infectious and non-infectious chronic issues. This would help
in investigating the implications for provision of health care services, with effectiveness of
strategies and policies to reduce the same.
TASK 1
1.1 Roles of various agencies for identifying the levels of health and disease
To determine the health standard as well as analyse key issues which are influencing
health of communities and individual at wide manner, health agencies plays an important role
(Fosse, Sherriff and Helgesen, 2019). They conduct various research for monitoring and
managing public health, to provide statistical data, that further helps health and social care
agencies to put provision for prevention of people from same. In this regard, organisations which
carries such operations for identifying infections and non-infectious chronic issues that highly
spread within a particular community, includes World Health Organisation (WHO), National
Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and more (Edwards and McIntosh, 2019).
The role of WHO in public health can be measured in terms of its core functions, which includes
shaping the agenda of research, in order to stimulate the generation, dissemination and
translation of valuable information; monitoring public health, setting norms and promote
provision of health service; etc. Therefore, these core activities of WHO is used to provide
framework for health care organisation, for accessing health trends (Role Of WHO in Public
Health, 2019). In context with NICE, this health agency provide evidence-based advice and
guidance to health care organisation for improving public health. To promote integrated care,
they provide guidelines for managing and preventing specific diseases, by setting the quality
standard and information to measure the progress (NICE National Institute for Health and Care
Excellence, 2019). With respect to UK, one of the leading agency that work for collecting
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