A three year plan to improve the health of the population in a health authority area. It is produced in partnership with all local health and social care organisations and other organisations whose services affect health.
Health Authorities will lead the development of Health Improvement Programmes, which will identify the health needs of local people, and what needs to be done to meet them. Health authorities will work with a number of agencies in devising this strategic approach to healthcare.
A three year health improvement plan produced by the local NHS, working in partnership with local authorities, voluntary organisations, the business and the public