HealthPROMPT — A new Initiative in Providing Information for Health Promotion

  • A M Woodward
  • J B Hepworth
  • G A Vidgen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)


The paper describes a pilot project for the delivery of an integrated set of information services on-line to health promotion workers in Wales. The services include information on resources, organisations and lifestyle data which can all be searched and retrieved using the same software and techniques.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • A M Woodward
    • 1
  • J B Hepworth
    • 2
  • G A Vidgen
    • 2
  1. 1.Health Promotion Authority for WalesCardiffWales, UK
  2. 2.Department of Library and Information StudiesUniversity of Wales AberystwythLlanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth, DyfedWales, UK

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