Foundations of population health intelligence (18 & 19 July)

18 July 2022


Date and Time:

Mon 18 July 2022
13:00 – 16:00


Online, MS Teams



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Local Knowledge and Intelligence Service (LKIS) for the North East and Yorkshire, now part of the Office for Health Improvement & Disparities (OHID), Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) are running this short free course to provide an introduction to population health intelligence

This course will be useful for anyone new to public health, or needing a refresher on population health intelligence.

This course is open only to those working within the North East and Yorkshire

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course, you will:

  • understand basic concepts in population health intelligence
  • know about the features of Fingertips, OHID’s platform for public health data, and be able to use it to understand a public health issue
  • be aware of other population health intelligence tools
  • know about evidence and where to find it
  • be able to put together intelligence and evidence to address a public health issue


This course consists of 3 e-learning modules which will each take about 30 minutes to complete:

  • Introduction to Public Health Intelligence
  • Understanding and measuring populations
  • Assessing needs

followed by 2 interactive and hands-on workshop modules of 3 hours each, delivered virtually via MS Teams


Module 1 Monday 18 July, 1-4pm

Module 2 Tuesday 19 July, 10-1pm