“Show how the UK Government’s 2011 public health strategy “Healthy Lives, Healthy People” seeks to address existing public health need by matching needs to policies. Local public health data and public health related research should be cited in su
Undergraduate degree: Final year
This is a Public Health Policies and Strategies review
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Word count: 2,500
“Show how the UK Government’s 2011 public health strategy “Healthy Lives, Healthy People” seeks to address existing public health need by matching needs to policies. Local public health data and public health related research should be cited in support of your arguments. Analyse the way in which these plans will address areas of past public health failure.’
Brief Rough Structure of the essay title above
This is just a brief of what I want included in the paper. It can be restructure in a more convenient way, HOWEVER, the 1st and 2nd paragraphs SHOULD STAY THE SAME AS INSTRUCTED BELOW. The 3rd paragraphs onwards can be play around with so long as all the information listed are included and also, in more depth.
PS: More ideas can also be added to these points I provided.
Firstly: Brief of What Public health is (100 words)
Secondly: Look at the previous White Paper such as 1999 and 2010 white Paper (policies) and use it to give short brief summary of PAST Public Health (200 words)
Thirdly – Main focus: Then compare PAST Public Health to the 2011 Public Health strategy ‘Healthy Lives, Healthy people’NOW Public Health –
•How this policies (Healthy Lives, Healthy people) relevant to public health needs?
•Is it the right policy?
•Discuss what the policy is trying to do.
•Bring in to the discussion local authority such as Enfield Borough, Newham Borough, Haringey Borough etc as an example and look at their ill health i.e obesity, mental health, Tuberculosis etc and life expectancy. Use the borough ‘Joint Strategic Needs Assessment’ (JSNA) respectively to see their health needs.
CONTINUE………How they take below documents and put it in reality? Use theories of Related Public Health research such as-:
•Public Health Framework
•Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)
•Public Health Annual Report
The above is just a rough structure….
CONTINUE TO BRING IN MORE IDEAS OF ARGUMENTS……..
Reminder: PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE 2011 ‘Healthy Lives Healthy People’ document
*PS: Please use this Public Health strategy paper “Healthy Lives, Healthy People 2011” as the main paper and use other public Health related research to support argument based on the topic.
*There should be at least 15 academic sourced references to support your answer.
This assignment is intended to assess the following learning outcomes:
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of public health theory covered in the public health programme.
- Critically review the effectiveness of public health policies, strategies, agenda and projects.
- Understand the structure and function of public health organisations and workforce.
- Show a critical appreciation of public health is delivered in the United Kingdom.
Some Reading List
Baggott, R. (2011) Public health policy and politics (2 edn.). Maidenhead: Open University.
Buse, K., Mays, N. and Walt, G. (2009) Making health policy. New York: OU.
Deith, J. (2013). Hospitals open all hours. File on Four Retrieved 4th February 2013, from http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/fileon4
DoH. (2007). Guidance on joint strategic needs assessment. Retrieved 25th Jan 2013, from http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_081097
Greener, I. (2009) Healthcare in the UK. Bristol: Policy Press.
Ham, C., Dixon, A. and Brooke, B. (2012). Transforming the delivery of health and social care. Retrieved 12th December 2012, from http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/transforming-delivery-health-and-social-care
Health, D. o. (2012). The NHS outcomes framework 2013/14. Retrieved 14th January 2013, from http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/11/nhs-outcomes-framework/
Hunter, D. (2008) The health debate. Bristol: Policy Press.
Hunter, D., Marks, L. and Smith, K. (2010) The public health system in England. Bristol: Policy Press.
Lloyd, C. E. et. al. (eds.). (2007) Policy and practice in promoting public health. London: Sage. Open University.
Marmot, M. (2010) Fair society healthy lives.
McGauran, A. and Hawkes, N. (2012) ‘Is there a role for acute hospitals in tackling public health?’. BMJ, 344.
Millar, R., Snelling, I. and Brown, H. (2011). Liberating the NHS: Orders of change. Retrieved 16th January 2013, from
NHS Confederation. (2011). Patient and public engagement in the new commissioning system. Retrieved 16th January 2013, from http://www.nhsconfed.org/priorities/Quality/Pages/Patient-and-Public-Engagement.aspx
The Kings Fund. (2012). Health policy under the coalition government. Retrieved 4th February 2013, from
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