Engaging with marginalized communities: the experiences of London health trainers.

@article{Cook2012EngagingWM,
  title={Engaging with marginalized communities: the experiences of London health trainers.},
  author={Tina Cook and J. J. Wills},
  journal={Perspectives in public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={132 5},
  pages={221-7}
}
AIMS Health trainers represent a new occupational role within the NHS which has been developing since 2006, when the first 'early adopter' sites were funded by the Department of Health. Health trainers are 'lay' people recruited to engage 'harder-to-reach' people from their communities, offering one-to-one support to enable them to make the healthy lifestyle changes of their choice. The aim of this study was to explore the experiences and approaches adopted by health trainers in engaging with… CONTINUE READING

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