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 pandemic has highlighted existing inequalities and new challenges for young people. Our analysis shows these touch on many different areas of life, from emotional wellbeing to housing, work and di...
Proportionally, Wales has recorded some of the UK's highest coronavirus death rates. Auriol Miller, a member of our COVID-19 impact inquiry expert advisory panel, reflects on why this might be.
The UK’s COVID-19 vaccination programme has made an impressive start, with around 30% of the population given their first dose by the end of February. But while the programme is broadly a success so f...
What has the COVID-19 pandemic meant for disabled people, and how can we build back fairer? Liz Sayce explores the key learning points.
Persistent decreases in pay can affect people’s long-term mental health and wellbeing, writes Alex Eastaugh.
Health Foundation response to ONS data on COVID-19 related deaths by occupation in England and Wales and healthy life expectancy in different local authorities in the UK.