Determinants of Health Essay

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RAMSEY
Isle of Man
Determinan
ts of Health

Ramsey
Ramsey
Ramsey is the northern most town on the Isle of Man.
 The Isle of Man also has its own currency, the Manx
Pound.
 It is famous for hosting the TT races. 

Introduction
Introduction
 This

presentation will use Dahlgren
& Whiteheads model to consider the determinants of health for the population of Ramsey, Isle of Man.

Population
Population
On Census
Night of 2011 the resident population of
Ramsey stood at 7,821

The number in employment stood at 3650

Manx born residents account for 48.1 % of the resident population, 7.5% of residents were born outside the
British Isles/Eire.

General
GeneralSocio-Economic,
Socio-Economic,
Cultural
Culturaland and Environmental
EnvironmentalConditions
Conditions
Housing

Healthcare services
Education
Living and working conditions
Work environment
Unemployment
Agriculture food production
Water and sanitation

Housing
Housing
 The

total number of households in
Ramsey is 3,530.
 The Isle of Man median salary in 2013 was approximately £26,200, while median house price was £220,000.
 The Housing Condition Survey undertaken in 2008 reports that 1.8% of households are considered to be overcrowded. Poor
PoorNeighbourhood
Neighbourhood
Affects
Affectson onHealth Health
 Feelings

of fear.
 Increased violence or crime.
 Stress, depression, anxiety.  Increased risk of cardiovascular and respiratory disease.
 Allergies and asthma.  Noble

Hospital is the Isle of Man’s main hospital but
Ramsey has a cottage hospital which supports the
North of the island
 Ramsey has two dentists  One General
Practitioners
 Have to pay for prescriptions  Ramsey have their own District
Nursing Team.

Healthcare
Healthcare
Services
Services

Healthcare
HealthcareServices
Services
 Ramsey

is one of the most deprived areas in terms of income and unemployment – affects mood and anxiety.  Ramsey has the highest amount of hospital admissions in the Isle of Man.
 Ramsey has a below average percentage of children who have their MMR vaccination.  Biggest cause of admissions is
Hypertension.

Chronic
Illnesses
Chronic Illnesses

Healthcare
HealthcareSchemes
Schemes
The Isle of…