1. Health Promoting Health Services Dr Anne Johnson
Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion, Flinders University
Health Promotion Advisor, Flinders Medical Centre
2. Outline of Presentation Origins of healthy settings and health promoting health services
Reasons why health services have a role in health promotion
Frameworks or understanding organisational arrangements and health promotion
3. Healthy Settings Settings can normally be identified as having physical boundaries (including geographical), a range of people with defined roles and an organisational structure.
Settings approach focuses on bringing about organisational and practice changes to create a more health promoting environment.
4. Healthy Settings To encourage the application of the principles of health promotion in a variety
of health settings (including hospitals, palliative care, emergency departments, general practitioners) and
settings broader than health (including cities, schools, enterprises, prisons, brothels, churches, universities).
Health cities was the first WHO settings project - beginning in 1986.