What makes us healthy? We’re working to change the conversation about what makes us healthy
When we think about what makes us healthy, we often think about health care. But to really understand what makes us healthy, we need to look at the bigger picture and the circumstances in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.
Our work exploring the social determinants of health explores how these factors shape our opportunities to be healthy and highlights how action from a wide range of organisations can create a healthier society.
We also want to change the conversation to focus on health as an asset, rather than ill health as a burden.
This guide explores how a person’s opportunity for health is influenced by factors outside the...
The greatest influences on people's health and wellbeing come from outside health care, including...
To understand what shapes our health and wellbeing, we need to look at the bigger picture. This...
By providing good work for all, we can reduce socio-economic inequalities and create a healthier...
Infographic illustrating how our family, friends and community build the foundations for good...
Our latest infographic looks at how health is influenced by education and skills, and the...
Infographic looking at how health is influenced by how places, spaces and buildings make us feel,...
Our health is shaped by a wide range of factors, from the jobs we do to the places where we live....
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