New guide highlights importance of communities to health and wellbeing

A new guide from NHS England and Public Health England has identified how local government and the NHS have important roles in building confident communities to improve health and reduce inequalities.

The guide, which is part of the ‘Working with communities – empowerment, evidence and learning’ project, has identified how local government and the NHS have important roles in building confident communities to improve health and reduce inequalities.

The guide states the move to a new health system, including the transfer of public health to local government, has created opportunities for public health and healthcare to become more person and community centred. The move enables individuals to realise their potential and to contribute to building healthier, more resilient communities.

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