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Health equity audit: a guide for the NHS

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    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    8 December 2003
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    Electronic only
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    Crown copyright

This guidance is principally aimed at PCT Chief Executives, Professional Executive Committees and Directors of Finance, Planning, Commissioning and Public Health, SHA Directors of Public Health and Performance. It provides a briefing note plus good practice guidance to support achievement of the Priorities and Planning Framework (PPF) requirement to conduct Health Equity Audits to inform NHS service planning and commissioning. Health Equity Audit is not mandatory for other Trusts or non-NHS service providers, but those who wish to use this technique to inform service provision may also be interested.

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