Planning for Better Health
Date: July 2012
Work programme: Healthy urban planning
Author: Gregor Yates
This report summarises approaches to integrating health and wellbeing into the town planning system through the collective efforts of town planners and public health practitioners involved in the Equally Well Glasgow city test site. Written as a narrative, the report gives a broad-brush summary of the test site’s philosophy, approaches, delivered outputs and transferrable learning. The purpose of the report is to raise awareness, promote collaborative working and generate interest in this important dimension to addressing health inequalities.