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Reducing injuries in the Vale of Glamorgan

Vale Of Glamorgan Local Health GroupHealth Promotion Service (Contact: Pat Gasgoine, Health Promotion Manager)

1 May 2001

This piece of work involved the collection and analysis of data, and comprehensive interviews and discussion with statutory and voluntary organisations in the locality. The report recommends a focus on the prevention of falls and fractures in the home in the child and elderly population. Sports and leisure activity is also highlighted as a priority for intervention in the childhood population to reduce accidents and injury.