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Public Health

Over the years there have been significant improvements in the health of the population of West Hertfordshire. As part of this agenda the Acute Trust has produced a strategic plan to deliver Staying Healthy across West Hertfordshire which includes:

Whilst it is readily acknowledged that the provision of secondary healthcare is primarily the core business of West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, it also has the opportunity and therefore a clear responsibility to promote the health of its staff and the communities it serves.

Public Health in Hospitals is not just about access to treatment but how to stop people needing treatment in the first place.