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What the government is doing to reduce coronary heart disease

All Organisations: organisational and health promotion milestones and goal

Health promotion and general organisation
October 2000
Health Authority's, Local Authority's, Primary Care Groups/Primary Care Trusts, and NHS Trusts will:
  • have actively participated in the development of Health Improvement Programmes (HImPs)
  • have agreed their responsibilities for and contributions to specific projects identified in HImPs
  • have agreed a mechanism for being held to account for the actions they have agreed to deliver as part of the HImP
  • have agreed a mechanism for ensuring that progress on health promotion policies is reported to and reviewed by the Board
  • have identified a link person to be a point of contact for partner agencies
April 2001
Health Authority's, Local Authority's, Primary Care Groups/Primary Care Trusts, and NHS Trusts will:
  • have agreed and be contributing to the delivery of the local programme of effective policies on a) reducing smoking b) promoting healthy eating c) increasing physical activity and d) reducing overweight and obesity
  • have a mechanism for ensuring all new policies and all existing policies subject to review can be screened for health impacts
  • as an employer, have implemented a policy on smoking
  • be able to refer clients/service users to specialist smoking cessation services, including clinics
  • have produced an equity profile and set local equity targets
April 2002
Health Authority's, Local Authority's, Primary Care Groups/Primary Care Trusts, and NHS Trusts will:
  • have quantitative data no more than 12 months old about the mplementation of the policies on:

    - reducing the prevalence of smoking
    - promoting healthy eating
    - promoting physical activity
    - reducing overweight and obesity

  • as an employer, have developed ‘green’ transport plans and taken steps to implement employee-friendly policies
April 2003
Health Authority's, Local Authority's, Primary Care Groups/Primary Care Trusts, and NHS Trusts will:
  • have implemented plans to evaluate progress against national targets associated with Saving Lives: Our Healthier Nation and local targets
NSF goal
  • contribute to the target reduction in deaths from circulatory diseases as outlined in Saving Lives: Our Healthier Nation of up to 200,000 lives in total by 2010


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