For the first time since 1900, life expectancy has failed to increase in the UK in a decade, for the poorest 10 per cent of women, it has declined. This is according to a new report published by the Institute of Health Equity.
Women who have experienced domestic abuse appear to be 44 per cent more likely to die from any cause compared to the general population, a study led by the Universities of Warwick and Birmingham suggests.
Different time zones but the same emphasis on improvement methods. Juliette Price, Solutions Architect for Helgerson Solutions, discusses working across sectors to address the social determinants of health in the US and UK at the Public Policy Projects Annual Conference 2019.
Population health management requires systematic change. Achieving this requires rethinking the entire narrative.
While awareness of the issue is far too low, indoor air pollution poses a deadly threat to our health and wellbeing.
Matt Hancock, Sectary of State for Health and Social Care, has launched an evidence-based review into the NHS Health Check to assess the feasibility of adopting a more personalised, preventative approach, depending on individual characteristics.
A new report by the Health Foundation argues that the NHS could make a greater contribution to improving social and economic conditions for people in the local areas in which it operates.
The next decade is set to be an era of proactive, predictive and personalised prevention. Or so the Government’s green paper on prevention: Advancing our Health: Prevention in the 2020s, suggests. But does it go far enough to address the challenges of today?