Men’s Health Programme
Nurse-led projects to improve the health of male patients.
The Men’s Health Forum states that
On average, more than one in five men is still dying between the ages 16 and 65, and more than two in five before the age of 75 – with death rates amongst men in the poorest areas of the country being even worse.
Key areas of concern are heart disease, obesity, cancer, suicide, diabetes and poor lifestyle choices (Men’s Health manifesto 2014).
In response to these concerns, the QNI carried out a year-long programme to support eleven local nurse-led projects that aim to improve the health of men. The projects all took place in community settings and addressed physical or mental health, or a combination of the two. The eleven projects started in March 2017 and ended in March 2018.
Download a brief summary of the projects below and also our full report on the projects’ outcomes, published in September 2018.
Funding for this programme was generously provided by the Burdett Trust for Nursing.