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 Health Foundation and the Institute of Health Equity are working on an analysis of health inequalities in England and update of the Marmot Review to be published in February 2020, on the 10-year a...
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 ...
A joint grant programme with the Local Government Association for councils to work with partners from their local area to take action to improve health and address health inequalities through tackling...
New report argues that the NHS could make a greater contribution to improving the socioeconomic conditions for people in the local areas in which it operates.
Social inequalities and primary care networks: realising the potential through advancing data and analytics
Better data linkage across primary care and other community-based services has the potential to help reduce socioeconomic inequalities. Data linkage could enrich our understanding of a patient’s socia...
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