Embedding health considerations in urban planning

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Lowe, Melanie. (2018). Embedding health considerations in urban planning. Planning Theory and Practice. 19(4), pp. 623-627. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649357.2018.1496979
AuthorsLowe, Melanie
Abstract

[Extract] The Comment piece by Bowkett and Norman (2018) about the NHS Healthy New Towns Programme, described how the health sector is involved in improving the health of new housing developments in England. This article builds on that case study, highlighting some of the broader considerations it raises for integrating health concerns into urban development decision-making. Specifically, I will outline the importance of city planning for disease prevention, examine the role of the health sector in creating healthy neighbourhoods and cities, and the need for integrated and evidence-informed planning.

Year2018
JournalPlanning Theory and Practice
Journal citation19 (4), pp. 623-627
PublisherRoutledge
ISSN1464-9357
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/14649357.2018.1496979
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85050680805
Page range623-627
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