Glossary U - Z

 

Terms

Description

UDA

Units of Dental Activity – Courses of treatment are divided into three bands depending on the complexity and length of treatment with Band 3 attracting the most UDAs

uE3

Unconjugated estriol.

Unemployment

Claimant count unemployment rates (proportion of working age people claiming Job Seekers Allowance).

UNICEF BFI

United Nations Children’s Fund - Baby Friendly Initiative – The Baby Friendly Initiative is a global programme of UNICEF and the World Health Organization which works with the health services to improve practice so that parents are enabled and supported to make informed choices about

how they feed and care for their babies

UWP

Unified Weighted Population

VLBW

Very Low Birth Weight, less than 1,500g

VLI

Vulnerable Localities Index.

Ward

An electoral ward is a division of an administrative area used to elect councillors to serve on the councils of the administrative areas.  

w cc

With Comorbidities and Complications (HRGs)

w/o cc

Without Comorbidities and Complications (HRGs)

Weighted

Capitation

Population

The unified weighted population is used to allocate resources and budgets in the NHS and is a modified registered population.

W/G

Working Group

WHO

World Health Organisation

WIC

Walk in Centre

Winter Warmth Programme

The Winter Warmth programme supports older people by providing a fast, responsive system to provide advice on benefits and access to other services such as for insulation. 

 

Winterbourne Concordat

Placed a duty on local authorities to review out of county hospital placements with a view to bringing people back into county in more local, community based services.

YP

Young Person

Years of Life Lost (YLL)

This figure allows for the future years of life lost as a result of death, thus giving greater weight to the death of a younger person.  YLL can also be standardised (SYLL rates).