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Rural Proofing for Health - RE03003

Earlier work funded by the Department for Health established a methodology for rural proofing at PCT level; Defra are funding work to validate, publish and disseminate the toolkit. The tool kit provides a resource for PCTs and will ultimately benefit the health and well being of the people living in rural communities. The toolkit has been developed in CD Rom format, as a web based resource and as a hard copy. The work was carried out by the Institute of Rural Health and covers:
· Access to services/transport
· Primary Care
· Community Care
· Specialist services
· Hospital services
· Patient and Public Involvement
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Rural Proofing for Health   (23k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2004

To: 2005

Cost: £24,970
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Institute of Rural Health
Economic Research              
Rural Issues              
Fields of Study
Rural Affairs