Number of reports of various medical conditions

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Dear Public Health England,

I would like to know the number of cases of various medical
conditions reported in certain areas across the UK over a period of

The conditions I am interested in are rickets, scurvy, TB, Scarlet
Fever and Whooping Cough.

I would like to know the number of cases for the last ten years -
2004-2014 to date, broken down per number of cases per year.

Please could I have the information broken down per council area or
Clinical Commissioning Group (or another suitable format which the
information is already stored in) for the West Midlands,
Nottingham, Leicester, Stoke, Shrewsbury, Derby, Hereford,

I would also like the figures for the same periods of time and for
the same conditions for the UK as a whole.

An example of the format would be

Birmingham CrossCity CCG
Rickets 5
Scurvy 67
TB 56
Scarlet Fever 2
Whooping Cough 14

Rickets 7
Scurvy 2
TB 900
Scarlet Fever 4
Whooping Cough 400

Yours faithfully,

H Stokes

FOI, Public Health England

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Dear FOI,

Thank you for the reply. You were unable to provide the information I requested on rickets and scurvy and you provided an email address.

I've just had a bounce back as [email address] no longer exists. Please could you let me have an alternative.

Thank you,

Yours sincerely,

H Stokes

FOI, Public Health England

Dear Sir / Madam,

Apologies for the inconvenience. The Health and Social Care Information Centre may be able to help you access information on Ricketts and Scurvy via Hospital Episode Statistics. They can be contacted at [email address].

Kind regards

Freedom of Information Officer

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