NHS leaders are concerned that the government is “stepping back from some of the ambitions it has previously set out”, following the publication of the Major Conditions Strategy (MCS).
A new research project which aims to understand how Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) have made use of funding targeted to address health inequalities has been launched today.
Health experts are calling on the government to implement a ‘Covenant for Health’ to significantly improve the health of our nation over the next five to 10 years.
The UK has been steadily falling down the life expectancy ranks since the 1950s, and is now ranked 29th globally.
The Health Disparities White Paper that was set to consider the wider determinants of health has been officially dropped by the government after months of speculation.
The Health Secretary, Steve Barclay, has announced that the government will publish a Major Conditions Strategy, which aims to narrow health inequalities and gain an extra five extra years of Healthy Life Expectancy (HLE) by 2035.
There are “worrying signs” that public health services could face further cuts, something that will further entrench health inequalities, according to the Health Foundation.
The Inequalities in Health Alliance (IHA) has written to the health secretary Dr Thérèse Coffey insisting she commits to publishing the Health Disparities White Paper by the end of this year.
Millions of people are missing out on rehabilitation services, which is driving the increasing number of people living with multi-morbidity and is contributing towards the gap in healthy life expectancy, according to a new report.
A charity is calling on the prime minister to prioritise action to reduce health inequalities, after a major study found people living in the most deprived parts of England are diagnosed with serious illness earlier and die sooner than…
The government's digital health and care strategy has been welcomed by NHS leaders as a means of offering more personalised medicine and helping enable health and social care to have more joined up care.
More than half (55%) of the British population say their health has deteriorated as a result of the cost of living crisis, according to a new survey.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments to do more to halt the rise of obesity after a new report found that nearly 60% of Europe's adult population is overweight or obese.
One third of adults struggled to access NHS treatment during the pandemic pushing almost one in eight of them to use private healthcare, which is the equivalent of around two million people.
A new report is calling for the government to take stronger action to tackle the leading risk factors for ill health following years of slow, uneven and disjointed policy making.