Essential facts, stats and quotes

Essential facts, stats and quotes

The following links point to brief information and statistics on healthcare topics which LPC members may find useful when writing business cases or developing resources to support the commissioning of services.

This page is a work in progress and new topics and information will continue to be added.

Alcohol use


Avoidable illness

Carers and carer support services


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Coeliac disease

Costs of other NHS providers



Domiciliary services

Emergency supply of medicines

Healthy Living Pharmacies (HLPs)

Hepatitis C

Hospital discharge, re-admissions and post-discharge services


Long-term conditions

Medicines optimisation

Mental health

Minor ailments services

Needle and syringe programmes



Older people

Oral contraceptive services

Pharmacy and pharmacy professionals



Substance use and misuse

Supervised administration

Waste medicines

Urgent care

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