Health equity

Lockdown has pushed people "on the borderlines of deprivation" into further hardship, says England's chief medical officer.
Dr Zahid Chauhan faced abuse for offering the jab to homeless people – but he's now been backed up by the authorities.
Hosted by Yinka Bokinni, Black health inequalities and advice to improve it are explored in this episode of ‘Black Voices HuffPost UK’. DJ, producer and actor Goldie is joined by Black Ballad head of editorial Jendella Benson.
More than 100 public health directors and charity bosses have written to Rishi Sunak warning 2.4 million children face poverty and food insecurity.
From dying in childbirth to being admitted to hospital for Covid-19 – evidence shows Black mothers face the greatest health inequalities of any parent in the UK. The words in this feature, recorded by Black women in Britain, are based on findings from Black Ballad Original Data, MBRRACE-UK and NPEU research at the University of Oxford.
"This damage to the nation’s health need not have happened. It is shocking," Sir Michael Marmot said as his damning report reveals the effect of a decade of cuts.
We need a heath service that delivers for everyone, whenever and wherever you need it