Information, Advice and Guidance 11/2011
Healthy Places, Healthy Lives - NHS Institute by Institute of Health Equity Team, NHS Institute, Department of Health

Healthy Places, Healthy Lives - NHS Institute

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Summary

The institute offered support to the NHS Institute / Department of Health programme, working with early adopter sites and specifically seeking to address the recommendations made in Fair Society Healthy Lives (The Marmot Review).

Healthy Places, Healthy Lives 'enables the accelerated take up and learning from experience, best practice and improvement science to influence commissioners, providers, Health and Wellbeing Boards, and partners in the public sector, and meet the challenges of addressing health inequalities within their own environment.'

Detail of a mapping tool is available where, for example, users can download an example screenshot of a heat map showing where 15 and under age groups live in Coventry, overlaid with the locations of major fast food outlets and schools in the area. 

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