The impact of the NHS reforms on specialist health promotion in the NHS

  • Linda Ewles
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Abstract

It is possible to look back over decades of health promotion work in the NHS and see the long evolution of the specific NHS service we now call specialist health promotion (Ewles, 1993a). In earlier times, this service was more usually called a health education service, but as its remit expanded into areas of work not generally thought of as education, such as health policy development, it became known as health promotion and its professional staff changed their titles from health education or promotion officers to health promotion specialists.

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