NHS England 31 January 2018
- An explanation of the rationale for the Healthy New Towns Network which brings together health providers, commissioners, local government and developers to create healthier places.
- The Healthy New Towns programme explores how new housing developments can achieve better health outcomes.
- The programme in planned to run until March 2019 and has three key aims:
- 1. To shape new towns, neighbourhoods and communities to promote health and wellbeing, prevent illness and keep people independent
- 2. To radically rethink the delivery of health and care services in areas free from legacy constraints, and to support learning about new models of deeply integrated care
- 3. To spread learning and good practice to future developments and regeneration areas