Basic Principles of Health Improvement

Discuss basic principles of health improvement, including the wider determinants of health, health inequalities, health risks and disease surveillance.


Scottish Doctor 3:


3.4 Learning outcomes for patient management


3.6 Learning outcomes for health promotion and disease prevention


3.8 Learning outcomes for basic, social and clinical sciences and underlying principles


Foundation Programme:


10 Patients with long-term conditions:

                   10.1 Manages patients with long-term conditions

                   10.2 Supporting patient decision making

                   10.5 Health promotion, patient education and public health


Good Medical Practice:


Domain 1 Knowledge, skills and performance: