Health Improvement Programme


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Health Improvement Programme

An action programme to improve UK health and healthcare, which involves NHS trusts, primary care groups and primary care professionals in partnership with the local authority and engaging other local interests. HIP provides a specific approach to strategic health planning focused on improving health in key areas—e.g., obesity, sexually transmitted infections, alcohol and substance misuse and smoking. The HIP outlines a three-year rolling cycle of action by NHS, partner agencies and local communities.
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She said: "I congratulate Sandwell Health Authority for winning the award for the best-developed Health Improvement Programme inside a Health Action Zone.
She emphasised that the Maternal Health Improvement Programme is very crucial for reducing the maternal and new born mortality, and they are important targets of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
CARERS in Coventry are being urged to take a break and enjoy a guided walk as part of a health improvement programme.
The publication, which cost "less than pounds 10,000" including distribution, is designed to raise awareness about Coventry's Health Improvement Programme, and is a summary of a 268-page document agreed by the NHS and the city council.
The publication is designed to raise awareness about Coventry's Health Improvement Programme, and is a summary of a 268-page document agreed by the NHS and the city council.
He stressed the meeting would be a consultation exercise as Peter Boileau, chief executive of the Coventry Healthcare NHS Trust, will be giving a presentation on the trust's health improvement programme.
Draft plans for the Warwickshire Health Improvement Programme will be revealed to county councillors at a meeting next week.
RUGBY Primary Care Group will focus its attention on a number of issues under the revised Warwickshire Health Improvement Programme.
She said: ''Prevention of falls among older people is on the Coventry Health Improvement Programme.
Cary James, Head of Health Improvement Programmes at the Terrence Higgins Trust, added: "If we are going to reduce the number who have HIV and don't know it, we need the number of people diagnosed to increase.
Following a review of health improvement programmes, it recommended potential disinvestment and that alternative interventions were considered to ensure effective reach, outcomes and value for money.

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