FOI Request - Public Health Expenditure

Request 101000301246

1.  How much is the overall Local Authority Public Health allocation for financial year 2014/15 *?

2.  How much of the above allocation (for financial year 2014/15) is spent the following areas?
(a)  Substance Misuse
(b)  Alcohol
(c)  Smoking cessation
(d)  Sexual health

3.  How much of your allocation (for financial year 2014/15) is spent in the following areas? (please note - this excludes any allocation on specific weight management services, captured below.  This relates to Tier 1 or whole population services, the primary aims of these investments are to improve just dietary or physical activity habits in the general population see the National Obesity Forums (NOF) Obesity model outline below

(a)  Nutrition
(b)  Physical Activity

4.  How much of the allocation (for financial year 2014/15) is spent on children accessing the following services (please see National Obesity Forum Obesity Model below for examples)

(a)  Tier 2 Children's weight management services - For children with a BMI above the 85th percentile.  The primary purpose of these programmes is to support overweight and obese children to achieve weight maintenance (BMI percentile reduction) or lose weight (using a combination of diet, physical activity and behaviour modification). Outlines of the types of these services can be found below in the NOF Obesity Model

(b)  Tier 3 Children's weight management services - For children with a BMI above the 99th centile of 98th percentile with complex needs.  The primary purpose of these programmes is to support overweight and obese children to maintain or lose weight.  The service will typically employ a Multi Disciplinary Team (involving some or all of the following clinicians, GP, Dietician, psychologist, family therapist, exercise/physical activity, lifestyle coaches).

(c) Tier 4 Children's weight management services - for children with a BMI above the 99th Centile with complex needs - residential weight loss camps.

5.  How much of the allocation (for financial year 2014/15) is spent on adults accessing the following services (please see National Obesity Forum Obesity Model below for examples)

(a)  Tier 2 Adult weight management services - for adults with a BMI above 25.  The primary purpose of these programmes is to support overweight and obese adults to achieve weight loss (using a combination of diet, physical activity and behaviour change).  Outlines of the types of these services can be found below in the NOF Obesity model.

(b)  Tier 3 adult weight management services - for adults with a BMI above 40 or above 35 with comorbidities.  The primary purpose of these programmes is to support weight loss in obese adults.  The service will typically employ a Multi Disciplinary Team (involving some or all of the following clinicians, GP, Dietician, psycologist, exercise/physical activity, lifestyle coaches).

*  Assumed to be the tax year from April 2014 to March 2015

Response 08-12-2014

This information is exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; information not held.  Public Health is provided in Scotland by the NHS therefore this information can be obtained from NHS Grampian.

Rate this Page