The Institute of Health Equity has published a study examining the progress made in addressing health inequalities in England since the publication of the Marmot report in 2010.
The report, Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 years on, reviews developments since the publication of the landmark Marmot Review; Fair Society. Healthy Lives in February 2010 which highlighted the need for action across the social determinants of health and called for progress to be made on a clear set of policy objectives.
Rather than evidencing progress, the new report shows that life expectancy is stalling, after steady increases for the past 100 years, and health inequalities are widening.
The report, which was commissioned by the Health Foundation, highlights:
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