Improving the health of people in the midlife from black and minority ethnic communities

Author: Naqvi, Habib & Field, Natalie

Corporate author: Bristol Directorate for Joint Public Health

Publisher: Bristol North Primary Care Trust & Bristol South and West Primary Care Trust

Publication date: March 2006


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The project had two distinct but interrelated objectives.  It sought to develop services to improve health and well-being and reduce health inequalities within the South Asian population, specifically around diabetes and in the promotion of physical activity, good nutrition, smoking cessation, and weight management.  It also sought to increase employment opportunities within the NHS for South Asian people
in the midlife.