Healthcare Planning for the Olympics in London: A Qualitative Evaluation

  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},
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
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