Action zones will modernise the NHSBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7117.1177h (Published 08 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1177
- Linda Beecham
The British government has earmarked over £30m ($48m) to establish up to 10 health action zones in England to break down barriers between health and social care (5 July, p 7).
Health authorities will be encouraged to work more closely with social services departments and to form partnerships with local businesses, community groups, and voluntary organisations. Once set …