Inequalities Everyone in society should have the opportunity to make healthy choices, live healthy lives and access high quality health and social care services
There are stark differences in health outcomes across the UK – with a gap of almost 19 years in healthy life expectancy between the most and least deprived areas in England. Inequalities in power, money and resources at local and national levels can make people’s daily lives more challenging. In turn, this can make people more vulnerable to poor health.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the wider governmental and societal response, have brought health inequalities into sharp focus.
The global pandemic is bringing health inequalities into sharp focus. Louise Marshall gives our second round up of the emerging evidence on COVID-19 and inequalities for June 2020.
We explore how changes in people’s employment and financial circumstances affected their mental health during the early part of the UK's lockdown.
Health Foundation response to Understanding Society data on the reduction in treatment for people with long-term conditions.
The global pandemic is bringing health inequalities into sharp focus. Louise Marshall gives our first round up of the emerging evidence on COVID-19 and inequalities for May 2020.
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