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Health promotion in NHS walk-in centres: a literature review

27 May 2014

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

NHS walk-in centres (WICs) were introduced in 2000 to modernise the NHS and increase accessibility to health care. They developed rapidly and have been successfully...

Brief health promotion in urgent care centres: a qualitative study of patients’ and nurse practitioners’ attitudes

30 October 2019

Primary Health Care

behaviour change

As the number of people with long-term conditions who die prematurely rises, the need for health promotion has come to the fore. However, there is little evidence...

Exploring the effectiveness of a brief health promotion intervention in an urgent treatment centre

05 February 2020

Primary Health Care


Background In Portsmouth, the prevalence of long-term conditions and presence of modifiable risk factors are often higher than in England as a whole. It has been...