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NHS Health Check StARS framework

Public Health England (now OHID) worked with key partners to develop a systems approach to raising standards in the delivery of the NHS Health Check programme (StARS).

The StARS framework draws on advice and standards from existing national guidance. It brings together criteria into ten themes from leadership and planning to commissioning and the delivery of the risk assessment and management.  It also adopts a systems approach with the involvement of key internal and external partners at the heart of the process. This means using the framework provides:

Other benefits identified by local authorities that have used the StARS framework include:

To learn more about the StARS framework and to book on to the required one day training please contact nhshealthcheck@dhsc.gov.uk

NHS Health Check StARS framework

NHS Health Check StARS framework - What constitutes evidence

A training session providing an introduction to the StARS framework and its application for local authority NHS Health Check commissioners has been scheduled for 18 January 2023. To find out more information and to register for the event, please contact your NHS Health Check Regional Lead.

Page reviewed: 16/10/2022