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Adrift in the community

01 December 1997

Elderly Care

Nursing practice continuing care

In February 1995, the Department of Health issued the guidance HSG(95)8 with the aim of clarifying NHS responsibilities in the area of longterm care (1). Over the...

Harnessing people power in health promotion

08 October 2010

Primary Health Care


This article examines how and why members of the public should become involved in promoting health in the community. It draws on findings from People in Public...

Health trainers can help people manage long-term conditions

28 March 2012

Primary Health Care

A&S Science

Health trainers work with disadvantaged groups in most parts of England to support people to make beneficial changes to their lifestyle. They are lay people who...

Community engagement: what the NICE guidance means for community practitioners

Primary Health Care

evidence & practice

This article draws on updated guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2016) on community engagement, and the evidence that informed that...