Taking the fight against heart disease and stroke right into the heart of the community

Source:  Healthier Horizons: the vision one year on. NHS North West, 2009.

Follow this link for fulltext (page 17 of 40)

Date of publication:  2009

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: NHS Blackpool is one of Lancashire’s ‘Healthier Horizons Champions’. The ‘Healthy Communities’ project used small, multi-agency teams and volunteers to take services to hard-to-reach groups, going out to hotels, working men’s clubs, supermarkets and other venues in order to encourage health checks, lifestyle changes and early interventions. Includes a case study of volunteering at a soup kitchen.

Length of publication:  1 page

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

 

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