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Allan Baker

Allan is the Associate Director of the London Knowledge and Intelligence Team within Public Health England. Within the network of KITs, he leads work on analysis of health inequalities, including delivery of the overarching indicators in the Public Health Outcomes Framework. Allan also leads the team’s work to support London stakeholders by providing a public health intelligence service.

Before joining Public Health England, Allan was Head of Public Health Intelligence at the London Health Observatory, and before that he was at the Office for National Statistics, working on health inequalities and analysis of mortality data. Allan has an MSc in Health Sciences from St George’s, University of London.

Life expectancy continues to rise, but inequalities remain

Since life expectancy was first measured in the mid-19th century the trend in England has been of continued increase, interrupted only by the World Wars. Despite this, people in some areas of the country are still not living nearly as …