Health Action Zones
Health Action ZonesA UK government-funded initiative announced in 1999 consisting of 15 physical localities in both rural and inner-city areas of the UK, where poverty was linked to ill health. The plan brought together organisations within and beyond the NHS to develop and implement a locally agreed strategy for improving health and reducing inequalities in health of a local population.
Health Action Zones, 1999
Tees, Wakefield, Leeds, Hull and East Riding; Merseyside (St Helens & Knowsley, Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton Health Authorities); Bury & Rochdale; Nottingham; Sheffield; Leicester City; Wolverhampton; Walsall; North Staffordshire; Cornwall; Camden and Islington; Brent (Brent and Harrow Health Authority).