Community Profile Essay

5395 Words Jul 15th, 2014 22 Pages
BSc Nursing Studies - Adult
Teesside University

Community Profile
The Role of the Nurse in Improving Health and Wellbeing
CCH1037-N-FB2-2013

Word Count 4117

Contents Introduction Page 3 - 7 The health improvement issue Page 8 - 10 Service Provision Page 11 - 13 The Role of the Nurse Page 14 - 16 Conclusion Page 17 References Page 18 - 25 Appendix One Appendix Two

Chapter One - Introduction
This report is an in depth community profile covering the Stockton-on-Tees area of Teesside within the North East of England. Outlining statistical information to key areas including population, immigration, age, gender,
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The Health Protection Agency (HPA) state that in 2010 almost 12% of the population within the UK are people born abroad. In 2011/12 the total number of national insurance number registrations to adult overseas nationals entering the United Kingdom was 601,000 with a 15% drop compared to the 2010/11 registration statistic [gov.uk, 2012].

The following table is a breakdown of the top 20 countries of origin for immigration into the United Kingdom according to national insurance number registration statistics [gov.uk, 2012].

Rank Country of origin Total (thousands)
1 Poland 79.1
2 India 47.3
3 Pakistan 38.3
4 Rep of Lithuania 33.2
5 Spain 30.4
6 Italy 24.3
7 Romania 22.9
8 France 21.6
9 Rep of Latvia 18.6
10 Hungary 18.1
11 Portugal 17.3
12 Rep of Ireland 15.9
13 China 14.8
14 Australia 14.2
15 Nigeria 13.8
16 Bulgaria 12.6
17 Germany 11.8
18 USA 10.1
19 Slovak Rep 9.89
20 Bangladesh 7.66

Of the 601,000 people that entered the United Kingdom, 8040 located to the North East of England.

A research report in 2011 by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) shows that a majority of long-term migrants entering the UK are young people entering to study or work. The health concerns of those entering the UK should be similar to the health concerns of UK born people of the same age group but in 2010, 60% of newly diagnosed cases of HIV and 80% of cases of Hepatitis B were found in non-UK born people. This research also

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