Internet and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technologies are used to make
public health surveillance data widely available. The website has been designed
to make the data easy to extract and use for different analyses required by public
health services, district health boards, public health researchers, industry groups
and other interested parties.
The data presented here is also published in surveillance reports by ESR on the
Public Health Surveillance website
and further information about the datasets can be found
on that site.
The target audience is principally professional staff in the health sector, although
the information presented on this site may be of use in other sectors, and
is welcomed from all users.
Details about the source of the data are provided with each dataset. In addition
the following organisations have provided national context data