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Somerset Rural Life revealed

The latest health and wellbeing report shows just under half of Somerset’s population live in the countryside, people in villages can expect to live more than two years longer than those in towns and most of Somerset is likely to have at least 25% of the population over 65 by 2033. 828 more words

Press Releases

Who really makes decisions about local health funding for the Voluntary and Community Sector?

A summary of the governments policy on health and social care is a bit like this:

  • focus more on prevention
  • support people to live longer in their homes through better integration…
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Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

At last! NHS England Report on health inequalities - but is it any good?

The NHSE board paper “Promoting Equality and Tackling Health Inequalities” is an important paper – it outlines NHS England’s obligations and strategic approach to promoting health and tackling health inequalities and it sets out the priority deliverables for advancing equality and tackling health inequalities. 1,083 more words

Health Inequalities

Calderdale Joint Strategic Needs Assessment – what is it and why should I bother?

Several agencies in Calderdale (Calderdale Council, NHS, police, Together Housing, voluntary sector groups to name but a few) work together to provide the best services they can to help people live longer and fulfilling lives.  152 more words

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Local Healthwatch - Setting Priorities - how systematic can we be?

I am involved in 3 local Healthwatch and as they get going one of the first things to think about is the process of setting priorities. 733 more words

Local Democracy And Health

Who are the Citizen Champions for Health?

In a still small but growing section of the health world we are increasingly familiar with the idea of ‘community health champions’. As Altogether Better… 577 more words

Local Democracy And Health

Setting Priorities for Local Healthwatch

Setting Priorities for Local Healthwatch

As Local Healthwatch organisations start to be confirmed they will immediately feel pressure to demonstrate impact. What factors does local Healthwatch need to take into account when determining its priorities? 559 more words

Social Determinants Of Health