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Neighbourhood renewal and health inequalities

Tim Blackman

in Placing health

Published by Policy Press

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9781861346117
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302971 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861346117.003.0005
Neighbourhood renewal and health inequalities

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This chapter examines the approach, targets, and achievements of the National Strategy for Neighbourhood Renewal (NSNR) in England. It explores the question of how delivery can be better aligned with good theories and methodologies for closing in on target outcomes, principally those for closing gaps between deprived neighbourhoods and national averages. The chapter describes the changes in governance represented by innovations such as Local Strategic Partnerships and Local Area Agreements and discusses the lessons that can be learnt from the Health Action Zones.

Keywords: NSNR; England; neighbourhood renewal; deprived neighbourhoods; national averages; Strategic Partnerships; Local Area Agreements; Health Action Zones

Chapter.  13089 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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