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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


Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Tim Blackman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Where people live matters to their health. Health-improvement strategies often target where people live, but do they work? This book tackles this question by exploring new theoretical, empirical, and ... More


Introduction

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/9781847424631.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book sets the scene for the series by comprehensively assessing and critiquing the current state of the public health system in England. It places contemporary challenges and concerns in their ... More


Conclusion: neighbourhoods in the wider picture

Tim Blackman

in Placing health: Neighbourhood renewal, health improvement and complexity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346117
eISBN:
9781447302971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relation between neighbourhood renewal and health improvement. It highlights the potential of neighbourhoods as places for engagement for ... More


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