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Reducing Mortality in Cardiff from Unintentional Injury

Cardiff Local Health Group Health Promotion Service (Contact: Bruce Whitear, Head of Health Promotion Service)

1 April 2001

Healthcare Alliances was commissioned by the Cardiff Local Health Group to undertake a project to:-review mortality in Cardiff from unintentional injury-search the literature to identify evidence of effective intervention-report on interventions that are currently in place in Cardiffand to identify opportunities for further interventionThe report highlights that the Local Health Group should focus on falls in the elderly to reduce mortality from unintentional injury. This is because there is more scope for the Local Health Group to make a difference with active involvement.