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Gilding the ghetto again? Community development approaches to tackling health inequalities

Carpenter Mick

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the history and contemporary experience of local action and community development in Great Britain and its role in reducing health inequalities. It describes broad alternative ... More


Inequalities in mortality rates under New Labour

Dorling Danny, Shaw Mary, and Smith George Davey

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the causes of the inequalities in mortality rates in England under the New Labour government. It explains that while the Acheson Report contained some focused policies, the ... More


Healthcare in the UK: Understanding continuity and change

Ian Greener

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346094
eISBN:
9781447302490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346094.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The National Health Service (NHS) is undergoing a period of significant reform, with the reintroduction of the internal market, a focus on patient choice and the controversial introduction of ... More


The rise and rise of participation

Celia Davies, Margaret Wetherell, and Elizabeth Barnett

in Citizens at the centre: Deliberative participation in healthcare decisions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348029
eISBN:
9781447301851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348029.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter offers an introduction to debates about democratic renewal and direct citizen participation as they are being played out in Great Britain in the early years of the twenty-first century. ... More


Introduction

Spencer Nick and Dowler Elizabeth

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the influence of the policy agenda recommended by the Acheson Inquiry on the New Labour policy on reducing health ... More


Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Elizabeth Dowler and Nick J. Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent ... More


Inequalities in pregnancy and early years and the impact across the life course: progress and future challenges

Spencer Nick and Law Catherine

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the progress of the New Labour government towards the goal of reducing pregnancy and early childhood health inequalities in England since 1997. It evaluates the impact of the ... More


Challenging health inequalities: themes and issues

Dowler Elizabeth and Spencer Nick

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the impact of the Acheson Report on New Labour's policy on reducing health inequalities in Great Britain. It draws together the main ... More


The evolution of the public health function in England (2): 1997–2009

David J Hunter, Linda Marks, and Katherine E Smith

in The public health system in England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424631
eISBN:
9781447303978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424631.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reviews the policy and organisational changes that have occurred since 1997 following a change of government. New Labour sought to accord a high priority to the health of the public and ... More


HIA and urban regeneration: the Ferrier estate, England

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the health impact assessment (HIA) for the Ferrier estate, England. Urban regeneration has been at the heart of government policy since the election of the New Labour ... More


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