JSNA Summary 2017/18

Long-Term Conditions (LTCs)

A LTC is a condition that cannot be cured, at present, but can be controlled by medication and other therapies. This overview looks at some individual LTCs and the overall picture. Specific LTCs are also considered in other sections, e.g. cancer, CVD, diabetes and mental health.

Key fact

Estimates suggest about a third of people in Swindon have a LTC, although many will not be limited in their day to day lives

Key indicators

Long term conditions: Key indicator 1

Locally modelled statistics suggest that about a third of people with LTCs, (11.2% of the population) have co-morbidities, i.e. at least 2 LTCs. This chart estimates the morbidities that people with COPD in the Swindon population are also living with.

Long term conditions: Key indicator 2

Key information

Key issues

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See Long Term Conditions Needs Assessment 2017