Dominic Harrison: Public health in Blackburn with Darwen

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  • Posted:Thursday 12 December 2013

Dominic Harrison, Director of Public Health for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, looks at the different roles that local authorities, individuals and other health services play in improving health.

Dominic says that health services only play a small part in the health of the population and shares how an initiative underway in Blackburn with Darwen which offers free leisure services to people has made a positive impact.


Jo Robins

Locum Consultant in Public Health,
Shropshire Council
Comment date
10 January 2014
Hi Dominic, a while ago I contacted you about community based primary care and you kindly sent me an article/paper that you had written - could we make contact again.
I am working in Shropshire and we are wanting to start exploring this way of working again.

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