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.


Health Promotion Information Service Soft System Methodology Text Retrieval Pilot Site 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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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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