Healthcare Planning for the Olympics in London: A Qualitative Evaluation

@inproceedings{Black2014HealthcarePF,
  title={Healthcare Planning for the Olympics in London: A Qualitative Evaluation},
  author={Georgia B Black and Kostas Kononovas and J. S. H. Taylor and Rosalind A Raine},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Mass gatherings, such as the Olympic and Paralympic Games, represent an enormous logistical challenge for the host city. Health service planners must deliver routine and emergency services and, in recent Games, health legacy initiatives, for the local and visiting population. However there is little evidence to support their planning decisions. We therefore evaluated the strategic health planning programme for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to identify generalisable… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 11 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 references

Event Medicine: An Evolving Subspecialty of Emergency Medicine

  • P Pepe, S Nichols
  • Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency…
  • 2013
1 Excerpt

The discourse of Olympic security: London

  • MN MacDonald, D Hunter
  • Discourse & Society
  • 2013
1 Excerpt

A scoping study of emergency planning and management in health care: What further research is needed? Healthcare Planning for the Olympics PLOS ONE | www.plosone.org

  • A Boyd, N Chambers, S French, R King, D Shaw
  • March 2014 | Volume
  • 2012
1 Excerpt

Beyond the Games : regeneration legacies and London 2012

  • M Weed, E Coren, J Fiore, L Mansfield, I Wellard
  • Leisure Studies
  • 2012

Beyond the Games: regeneration legacies and London

  • LE Davies
  • Leisure Studies
  • 2012
1 Excerpt

The Health Legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games: Successes and Recommendations. Manila: World Health Organization Western Pacific Region

  • J Dapeng, A Ljungqvist, H Troedsson
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…