health action zone

health action zone

A designated geographic area, such as a county, a large town or a borough of a large city, in which purchasers and providers of healthcare in the British National Health Service cooperate to integrate all the different aspects of medical care, reduce health inequalities and ensure the best possible value for money.
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Clockwise from left, Andrew Maloney and Pete Linch take part in a Teesside Health Action Zone initiative in Middlesbrough; Lt Col Duncan Hopkins is towed offthe unit by officers to mark the end of his command; a tank driver takes part in a Fire Power demonstration; Green Howards on parade at Focsani Barracks, and sharing a lighter moment with Romanian folk dancers
The Schools for the Future strategy was developed in partnership with the social services, adult education, the education business partnership, the Tyne and Wear Health Action Zone and the voluntary sector.
It was the start of 2000 and I was looking for a new challenge and Northumberland had just been given Health Action Zone status which was opening up opportunities and jobs in health improvement.
The cash is from the Central Liverpool Primary Care Trust through Merseyside Health Action Zone, not from council funds.
This paper describes community involvement, partnership and participation in relation to a local area initiative called a Health Action Zone.
Funded by the Health Action Zone in Walsall, psychologists have been working with 60 pupils from Edgar Stammers School in Blakenall.
Cancer Black Care is funded by the New Opportunities Fund and Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham Health Action Zone to provide cancer information and support service to Africans, Caribbeans, Asians, Turkish/Kurdish, Chinese/Vietnamese, Irish and the hard to reach section of the community in south London.
Because the more disadvantaged you are the more likely you are to smoke, every Health Action Zone in the country has or is developing smoking cessation services and focusing particularly on women who are pregnant.
For nearly three years David had been working at the training centre as part of the Articulate Programme, managed by Tees Valley Arts and funded by the Health Action Zone Innovations Fund and Northern Rock Foundation.
This phase of the campaign has been co-ordinated by South Tyneside Primary Care Trust with funding from The William Leech Charity, Tyne and Wear Health Action Zone (Primary Care Trusts) and support from Northumbrian Water.
Building Bridges,now in its fourth year, was funded by Merseyside Health Action Zone and managed by the Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust as a way of developing and improving services for black and minority ethnic children and their families.
The plan is supported by Merseyside Health Action Zone and funded by the St Helens Health Partnership.

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