Research and analysis

Deaths associated with neurological conditions

Exploring people who have died with neurological and co-existing conditions in England.

Documents

Deaths associated with neurological conditions data analysis report

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Deaths associated with neurological conditions data briefing

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Deaths associated with neurological conditions dataset

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Deaths associated with neurological conditions slideset

Details

These resources are about people who have died with a neurological condition recorded on their death certificate in England during the period of 2001 to 2014.

They are written for those commissioning or providing end of life care to help them make sure local services meet the needs of people dying with neurological conditions.

They investigate:

  • the numbers and rates of deaths associated with neurological conditions and their recent trends
  • the demographic characteristics of people dying with neurological conditions
  • the underlying cause of death and association with the broad disease groups
  • the place of death

Detailed analysis has been provided for 7 of the condition groups previously defined by the neurology intelligence network:

  • epilepsy
  • motor neurone disease and spinal muscular atrophy
  • multiple sclerosis and inflammatory disorders
  • neuromuscular diseases
  • parkinsonism and other extrapyramidal disorders/tic disorders
  • traumatic brain and spine injury
  • tumours of the nervous system
Published 27 February 2018