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Health of People in St Helens

St Helens Borough Good Childhood Wellbeing Inquiry

Young people across St Helens Borough have helped shape a report on how they feel about their lives and where they live.

St Helens Borough Council commissioned The Children’s Society to carry out the St Helens Borough Good Childhood Wellbeing Inquiry, surveying more than 3,000 children from primary and secondary schools across the borough and meeting with young people face-to-face to better understand their well-being and identify local priorities to improve their lives.

View the full reportread our summary and view the related documents below:

St Helens People's Plan 2017-2020

The St Helens People's Plan for 2017-2020 sets out to achieve the vision of "Improving people's lives in St Helens together by tackling the challenge of cost and demand". The People's Plan includes the following priorities:

  • Developing the local care system 'St Helens Cares'
  • Self-harm and suicide
  • Falls
  • Alcohol
  • Community Safety Hubs

To find out more, download the St Helens People Plan 2017-2020.

JSNA (Joint Strategic Needs Assessment)

The JSNA shows the current and future health needs of the people in St Helens.

Public Health Annual Report

Every year, the Director of Public Health publishes an annual report sharing some of the work the department has undertaken to help improve the health and wellbeing of people in St Helens. The theme of the latest report is perspectives of the COVID-19 pandemic:

Annual reports from previous years:

Other Needs Assessments

There have also been a number of other assessments completed looking into specific topic areas:

Please read the St Helens Public Health Privacy Notice, which explains how we use health data in St Helens Borough Council.