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NHS Barnsley: Increasing the Uptake of Sexual Health Services


  • Upton, Jonathan


Barnsley is a relatively poor area in the Northern England and has high levels of teenage pregnancy. NHS Barnsley is the main commissioner of NHS services. The Campaign Company, a social marketing and community engagement consultancy, were commissioned to utilise social marketing principles to gather insight into the communities as well as operate an intervention to improve awareness of services in order to improve those accessing them as a longer-term contribution to achieving in teenage pregnancy reduction targets. As a result of the campaign awareness of the service increased significantly.

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  • Upton, Jonathan, 2010. "NHS Barnsley: Increasing the Uptake of Sexual Health Services," Apas Papers 146, Academic Public Administration Studies Archive - APAS.
  • Handle: RePEc:nsu:apasro:146

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