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Healthy lives publications Browse through our collection of reports on the social determinants of health, public health and inequalities

Our publications below look at the factors that impact on health and discuss how where people live, work and play determines their future wellbeing.

Improving the nation’s health

  • Briefing
  • November 2020

In light of COVID-19 and the government’s decision to abolish Public Health England (PHE), this briefing explores what needs to be put in place to make progress on the government’s commitments to impr...

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Mortality and life expectancy trends in the UK

  • Analysis
  • November 2019

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...

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Creating healthy lives

  • Analysis
  • September 2019

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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Implementing health in all policies

  • Analysis
  • August 2019

These nine case studies offer valuable insights into the practicalities of delivering a health in all policies approach in different contexts, sectors and levels of government.

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