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Alliance in secondary care: health promoting hospitals

  • Noreen Kickham
  • Annette Rushmere
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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to explore the concept of health promoting hospitals (HPHs) and to chart the development of the initiative both Europe-wide, in England and at a regional level in the South and West Region. The development of HPHs gives legitimacy to the implementation of health promotion activity and alliance partnership in the secondary care setting. A proposed model for hospital-based health promotion, along with the scope for alliance-working in this setting, will be examined. The developmental work underway in the South and West Region and the resulting organisational framework to support implementation of HPH in acute and community trusts will provide one approach to securing increased prominence of health promotion activity and alliances in secondary care.

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© Noreen Kickham and Annette Rushmere 1998

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  • Annette Rushmere

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