chapter  6
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The ‘Health of the Nation’ Targets and Health Promotion

In discussing the implications of this document for the future of health policy in England and its claims to offer a viable strategy for health and health promotion, it is important to provide some insight into the contemporary influences and political situation. Both of these very much contributed to the formulation of a policy which, at least in appearance, constituted such a radical departure from other health policies of the time.