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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Presenting the awards, Ms Jowell said she recognised that Health Improvement Programmes would take time to get right.
He has devised the rambles thanks to a pounds 1,000 fund which came as part of a grant from Coventry's 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.
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.

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