Research published by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network,'Deprivation and death: Variation in place and cause of death', suggests that people who live in deprived areas are more likely to die in hospital than those living in more affluent areas..
A poll commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) shows that more than half of doctors think that patients with a learning disability receive a poorer standard of healthcare.
More than one in three doctors also reported that they had personally seen a patient with a learning disability being given poorer care or facing some form of discrimination.For more information go to
From April 2013 the regional Public Health Observatories (PHO) across England, Scotland, became part of Public Health England. .
The legacy web sites remain a very good source of information for looking at the health inequalities and health services in your area and comparing these nationally or with neighbouring areas.
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