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The report examines how supporting and promoting investment in green space can have far-reaching benefits for the local economy and public health. The aim of the report is to ensure that the economic benefits of green infrastructure to communities across the region is understood by health and local government professionals and to support the communication of these messages to organisations including those in the private sector, trusts, social enterprises, the voluntary and community sector, and local authorities.

This report takes into account current projections related to cimate change in the North West and examines how these changes may impact upon the following aspects of health: respiratory disease; cardiovascular disease; skin cancer; thermal injuries; gastrointestinal disease; mental health; insect borne disease and access to healthcare.

Fact sheet on the health and wellbeing benefits of urban green space.

Technical briefing looking at sustainable development and carbon reduction measurement.

This briefing identifies and quantifies the impact of winter weather on emergency hospital admissions in the North West of England.

This Winter Forecast for NHS Emergency Care synthesis report brings together policy, evidence and intelligence to show the scale of, and trends in, excess emergency hospital admissions across the North West in winter, both overall and for specific conditions, such as respiratory and circulatory diseases.

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