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
Claimant count unemployment rates (proportion of working age people claiming Job Seekers Allowance).
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
Unified Weighted Population
Very Low Birth Weight, less than 1,500g
Vulnerable Localities Index.
An electoral ward is a division of an administrative area used to elect councillors to serve on the councils of the administrative areas.
With Comorbidities and Complications (HRGs)
Without Comorbidities and Complications (HRGs)
The unified weighted population is used to allocate resources and budgets in the NHS and is a modified registered population.
World Health Organisation
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.
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.
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).