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Inequalities of health in the city of Bristol

Peter Brereton Townsend

Inequalities of health in the city of Bristol

a preliminary review of statistical evidence

by Peter Brereton Townsend

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Published by University of Bristol, Dept. of Social Administration in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Collaborative work of the Bristol and Weston District Health Authority, Avon County Council Planning Department and the Department of Social Administration, University of Bristol.

StatementPeter Townsend, Don Simpson, Nigel Tibbs.
ContributionsSimpson, Don., Tibbs, Nigel., University of Bristol. Department of Social Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18346086M

Bristol Health Partners is a strategic collaboration between the city's three NHS trusts, three clinical commissioning groups, two universities and its local authority. We exist to improve the health of those who live in and around Bristol and to improve the delivery of the services on which they rely. The approach in the book highlights throughout why an understanding of international/global health issues is important and relevant to medicine and healthcare students and trainees, as well as practitioners involved in public health programmes in their own practice in local contexts and those working in other countries and cultures.

preventable cardiovascular mortality, health inequalities and health and social care needs within the adult population. This document examines NHS Health Checks in the context of national and local policy and identifies populations groups who have high premature mortality prevalence rates across the city. Get this from a library! Poverty, inequality and health in Britain, a reader. [George Davey Smith; Daniel Dorling; Mary Shaw;] -- Extracts from key writers (including Rowntree, Booth, Beveridge, Bevan) that give a historical overview of health inequalities.

Inequalities in health, in terms of both empirical evidence and policies to tackle their reduction, are currently high on the research and political agendas. This reader provides two centuries of historical context to the current debate. Poverty, inequality and health in Britain: presents extracts from classic texts on the subject of poverty, inequality and health in Britain. For the. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Studying Health Inequalities at nd: Gerald Wistow.


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NHS England and Public Health England have developed these pages to make it easier for organisations and the public to find information, resources and action being taken to reduce health inequalities in England. Health inequalities are the preventable, unfair and unjust differences in health status between groups, populations or individuals.

What Works in Reducing Inequalities in Child Health. Professor Helen Roberts is a medical sociologist who works in the UCL Institute of Child Health, London and is an Honorary Research Fellow with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.

Background: widening health inequalities in the s and s. Health inequalities in Britain widened throughout the s and s, reaching unprecedented levels by the end of 18 years of Conservative government (Shaw, et al., ).

These health inequalities are particularly marked among men. In his State of the City address, Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees warned that “while Bristol is getting wealthier, inequality is increasing and the city becoming ever more unaffordable.” While Bristol is a city of thriving local business, it’s also “fractured by race and class,” Rees said.

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The book also considers inequality within a global framework in terms of. in the Minute Book for the Board. Nick Smith explained that t he JSNA as a process links across Bristol City Council and Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group and that this is a summary of some the key health inequalities issues in Bristol, identified through the JSNA process.

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The results were then used to inform and involve the decision makers in a Health Equity Audit process aimed at reducing health inequalities in the city. The case for this approach is made through the examination of a case study in the UK city of Bristol, where a “road danger reduction” approach has been pursued since around the year.

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The timing of this piece is particularly appropriate, as Bristol City Council has just become a full member of Bristol Health Partners, joining the city's NHS organisations and.