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While health inequalities may have declined under Labour, specific interventions have not had a significant impact

Costa-i-Font, Joan, Hernández-Quevedo, Cristina and McGuire, Alistair (2011) While health inequalities may have declined under Labour, specific interventions have not had a significant impact. British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 May 2011) Blog.

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Abstract

There is ongoing discussion about how the government’s planned reorganisation will affect the NHS and therefore health inequalities. But how effective has the NHS been at reducing health inequalities in recent years? Joan Costa-Font, Cristina Hernández-Quevedo, and Alistair McGuire of LSE Health have found that while health inequalities have decreased in the past decade, often costly interventions in specific areas appear to have had little effect.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Departments > European Institute
Departments > Social Policy
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2011 10:54
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/37534/

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