The Marmot Review: Implications for Spacial PlanningThe Marmot Review: Implications for Spacial Planning
This report intended to inform the NICE work on evidence relating to spatial planning and health.
The paper :
- Provides evidence about the relationships between health and spatial design, and the socio-economic gradient in environmental disadvantage;
- Outlines the Marmot Review policy recommendations for the built environment and the evidence and analysis behind these proposals;
- Proposes "good design principles" for promoting both physical and mental health and well-being within communities;
- Gives examples of best practice in addressing health inequalities through spatial planning and matrices to develop best practice interventions;
- Includes a review of available resources and tools to assess the health and equity needs of an area, and the impact of developments and regeneration projects on health equity (both pre- and post- implementation.)