Public Finance, Apr. 20th - 26th 2001, p. 22-23
Argues that NHS bodies could play a stronger role in the promotion of public health and well-being by offering employment opportunities to people in deprived areas and by purchasing from local business. If communities are experiencing high levels of ill-health due to lack of work prospects, local NHS organisations should play an active role in any regeneration activities happening around them.
Health Service Journal, vol 111, May 17th 2001, p. 11-12
Leicestershire Health Authority has recently had to deal with fears about misleading cervical smear tests, a major TB outbreak, and a cluster of CJD cases. Article discusses how well a primary care-led NHS could have coped with such major public health crises.