Useful publications and resources on healthy lives
A collection of our healthy lives work looking at the social determinants of health, public health, and inequalities
A person’s opportunity for good health starts long before they need health care. A healthy society is not one that waits for people to become ill, but one that sees how health is shaped by social, cultural, political, economic, commercial and environmental factors, and takes action on these for current and future generations.
Browse through our publications and resources below to find out more about the issues that impact on people’s health today.
Infographics series on the social determinants
We've produced a series of infographics looking at the political, social, economic, environmental and cultural factors that shape the conditions in which we are born, grow, live, work and age.
Publications and blogs
This publication makes the case for an ambitious, whole-government approach to long-term investment in the nation’s health. I...
Analysis of public understanding, expert opinion and the media narrative around health, based on research by the FrameWorks I...
This guide explores how a person’s opportunity for health is influenced by factors outside the health and social care system.
The second report from the Young people’s future health inquiry, exploring site visits with young people in five locations ar...
A briefing that asks: what is the social and economic value of maintaining and improving people's health?
This briefing paper assesses the extent of cuts to the public health grant since 2014/15 and projects the amount required per...
The first report from the Young people's future health inquiry, sharing the learnings from our early engagement work with you...
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