The Three Series

First Series

The first series was originally published (in two volumes) in 1994.  A revised second edition was published in 2004.

The series includes epidemiologically based needs assessment reviews on the following:

  • Alcohol Misuse
  • Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Cancer of the Lung
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Community Child Health Services
  • Contraception, Induced Abortion and Fertility Services
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Drug Misuse
  • Groin Hernia
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Lower Respiratory Disease
  • Osteoarthritis affecting the hip and knee
  • Renal Disease
  • Severe Mental Illness
  • Stroke
  • Varicose Veins and Venous Ulcers

Second Series

The second series, published in 1997, comprises the following epidemiologically based needs assessment reviews:

  • Accident & Emergency Departments
  • Child & Adolescent Mental Health
  • Low Back Pain
  • Palliative & Terminal Care
  • Dermatology
  • Breast Cancer
  • Genitourinary Medicine Services
  • Gynaecology
  • Third series

Third series

The third series, published in 2007, comprises the following epidemiologically based needs assessment reviews:

  • Adult Critical Care
  • Black and Minority Ethnic Groups
  • Dyspepsia
  • Health Care in Prisons
  • Hypertension
  • Incontinence
  • Obesity
  • Pain Services
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Primary Care Mental Disorders