Sharon Walton is a Senior Public Health Intelligence Analyst at the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID). She has been working in public health analysis for over 20 years and for the past 7 years has focused her analysis on liver disease. She earned her Master in Public Health at the University of Birmingham and is currently working towards registration on the UK Public Health Register.
Sharon’s work includes the production of indicators for the national Liver Disease profiles part of the Fingertips suite of resources produced by OHID. She recently contributed to the NCEPOD Remeasuring the Units publication which looked at the organisation of alcohol-related liver disease services. Her work has also been used in several Lancet publications around liver disease. Sharon also works in a wider team and has contributed to the ‘Atlas of variation’ work steam which has focused on topics including liver disease, respiratory disease, and vision.
Sharon’s work focuses on supporting organisations such as the new integrated care boards and has recently been working on a pack specifically around end-of-life care and liver disease. Sharon is passionate about providing good quality data and intelligence to clinicians and organisations to help shape services and support the population to good health.