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.
Commissioned by the Health Foundation, the Institute of Health Equity is working on an analysis of health inequalities in England and update of the Marmot Review to be published in February 2020, on t...
New Health Foundation research finds that one in three UK employees report being in low-quality jobs. The analysis also shows that people in low-quality jobs are much more likely to have poor health a...
January 2020 Chart of the month. Patients in deprived areas referred to IAPT services are less likely to receive a course of treatment than those in wealthier areas.
Find out how newly-won Conservative constituencies compare when it comes to the health of the people living there, and what the new government needs to focus on in order to improve health.
Since 2011 improvements in life expectancy in the UK have stalled, and for certain groups of the population, gone into reverse. This analysis explores what has happened, who is affected and what is dr...
We need to be realistic – training new GPs takes time, services are already under immense strain and face rising demand
Health Foundation response to the Conservative party’s pledge to improve primary care access.
New Health Foundation report shows government is failing to invest in the nation’s health by focusing on short-term spending.
This publication makes the case for an ambitious, whole-government approach to long-term investment in the nation’s health. It includes five big shifts needed to embed a shared goal to improve health ...
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