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Addressing Health Inequalities: The Missing Pieces in Party Manifestos
June 14th 2024

Addressing Health Inequalities: The Missing Pieces in Party Manifestos

The Manifestos

The three main parties have now launched their election manifestos ahead of polling day on 4 July 2024.

Through each manifesto there has been a nod to tackling health inequalities with increased funding for the NHS, recruiting more health visitors and expanding mental health services - but what was absent from each manifesto was a clear child poverty reduction strategy and changes to benefits and housing which would improve the wider determinants of health.

Health inequalities in…


UK health inequalities could be significantly reduced in a decade if politicians use targets as part of cross government strategy
September 26th 2023
UK health inequalities could be significantly reduced in a decade…

Read the report here The authors of a new research…

Calls for urgent action to prioritise children’s health and education as new analysis finds schools funding imbalance risks widening regional childhood inequalities
September 11th 2023
Calls for urgent action to prioritise children’s health and education…

Click here to read the full report Northern schools are…

Party Conference Events 2023
August 17th 2023
Party Conference Events 2023

Health Equity North and the Northern Health Science Alliance are…

BLOG: Which football team wins the Child Health and Wellbeing League?
August 1st 2023
BLOG: Which football team wins the Child Health and Wellbeing…

      “Some people believe football is a matter…

Northern regions relegated to bottom of child health league table
August 1st 2023
Northern regions relegated to bottom of child health league table

      A league table ranking child health by…

Health divide in County Durham and Tees Valley shortening lives, reducing life chances and costing billions in lost productivity
July 25th 2023
Health divide in County Durham and Tees Valley shortening lives,…

Click here to read the full report The stark extent…

A Westminster debate: End the Two-Child Cap
July 13th 2023
A Westminster debate: End the Two-Child Cap

Health Equity North supports the Child of the North All…

How Levelling Up has been counterintuitive: a blog by Academic Co-Director Dr Luke Munford
July 13th 2023
How Levelling Up has been counterintuitive: a blog by Academic…

Since the launch of Health Equity North (HEN) back in…

Health Equity North: Roundtable discussion report
July 13th 2023
Health Equity North: Roundtable discussion report

In April 2023, Health Equity North (HEN) hosted a roundtable…

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