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Marmot 10 years on

    Launched this week – http://www.instituteofhealthequity.org/resources-reports/marmot-review-10-years-on. This is a (detailed) briefing on key points in three parts – 1) what does it say, 2) some reflection, 3) some thoughts on where next.   Acknowledgement – Paul Hayes, Wakefield MDC, Jeanelle De Gruchy, ADPH President, and many who commented on the launch of the report on social […]

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Inequality Public Health

A health inequalities strategy in 10 simple steps

A while ago I published a set of slides –  here – which were an attempt to tell the story of Health inequality in Sheffield from the 2014 “plan” through the discussions HWBB had in 2016 on this, through a HWBB workshop Dave Buck facilitated in early 2017 and to bring up to date. this […]

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Why is there a 20 year gap in healthy life expectancy between best and worst in 2018.

In case I need to remind you there is a giant gap in Healthy Life Expectancy. This is most often expressed in geographic terms, it’s equally important to remember the gap expressed in terms of poor outcomes for those with mental illness, a physical or learning disability. This blog from ONS highlighted the stalling population […]

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Health Inequalities – where next. Some thoughts

Health Inequalities – where next. Some thoughts This is the final in a set of four blogs attempts to describe the story of health inequalities in a town and recent history, why this remains important, what a strategy might look like and how it might be framed. Blog 1 considers the story in Sheffield to […]

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Determinants Inequality Public Health Social Value

The economy and a healthy population, a two way relationship

Last week I had to do a flash talk on the links between health & well being and the economy. This was in the context of an event on inclusive growth, following the publication of the 2018 State of Sheffield report. I was taking about the health and well being chapter (that my fabulous team […]

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View of a GP working in the “deep end” on role of GPs addressing health inequalities

View of a GP working in the “deep end” on role of GPs addressing health inequalities. Unedited view on this topic of a GP at the sharp end of this HT @northerngp aka Liz Walton 1) Holistic care: Mental health and social prescribing services are doing their best in our practice area but are massively […]

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Health inequalities – what to “do”. What actions or interventions

Health inequalities – what to “do”. What are the actions or interventions we should implement? This is the second in a series. The first blog set out some background, context, language and framing issues. Here I set out some thoughts on intervention. Again, it’s a little fiddly. 1. General principles& Framework There are a number […]

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Inequality

Reframing Health inequalities

Introduction This is the first in a set of two blogs attempts to describe the story of health inequalities in a town and recent history, why this remains important, what a strategy might look like and how it might be framed. Blog 1 considers the story in Sheffield to date, framing, context and language, the […]

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Determinants Health In All Policies Inequality

guide to medical conditions that are most sensitive to social determinants of health

Is there a straightforward guide to medical conditions that are most sensitive to social determinants of health Was asked this q a few months ago, did a quick tweet by answer. With promise to follow up Thanks to @mellojonny who prompted the q. He then gave me a list of eg of how we medicalise […]

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Gambling as a public health issue

guest post by Magda in my team Short summary – below Links to more comprehensive document set at bottom Problem Gambling in Sheffield Why is this an issue? Problem gambling (gambling behaviour that is frequent, repeated, dominates lives and disrupts personal, family, or vocational pursuits) is a relatively low prevalence and stable problem in the […]