Chapter 10: Promoting health

Web Link 1: Public Health Agency Northern Ireland

Description: The PHA was established in 2009 under a major reform of health structures in Northern Ireland and is a multi-disciplinary, multi-professional body with a strong regional and local presence.

Web Link 2: Health Promotion Scotland

Description: Provides access to a variety of tools and resources

Web Link 3: Public Health Wales

Description: Prevention and promotion programme

Web Link 4: Public Health England

Description: PHE is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Care and aims to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. Website provides access to public health guidance.

Web Link 5: World Health Organisation

Description: WHO health promotion resources.

Web Link 6: Health Profiles (England)

Description: A website that provides access to Local Authority Health Profiles which offer an overview of health for each local authority in England. The profiles pull together existing information in one place and contain data on a range of indicators for local populations, highlighting issues that can affect health in each locality. The profiles are intended to help local government and health services make plans to improve the health of their local population and reduce health inequalities.

Web Link 7: Marmot Review

Description: The Marmot Review into health inequalities in England was published on 11 February 2010. It proposes an evidence based strategy to address the social determinants of health, the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age and which can lead to health inequalities.

Web Link 8: Making Every Contact Count

Description: This website provides resources and information to support people and organisations implementing MECC and has been developed with multi-agency input at local, regional and national level.

Web Link 9: All Our Health

Description: A website explaining the All Our Health approach, why it is needed and how it involves all healthcare professionals.