Ahead of conference 2023, we outline UKHSA's progress on health equity efforts and developing a 3-year roadmap to address inequities like uneven vaccination rates, that leave some groups disproportionately impacted by health threats, to ensure safety for all communities. Read more in our latest blog post.
Prisons are complex settings in which to deliver healthcare, and people in prisons and under probation service supervision have higher levels of health and social care needs than others in the community.
This is due to multiple overlapping factors such as adverse childhood experiences, a history of poor housing and a lack of engagement with healthcare.
Stark differences exist between communities and population groups in the risk of exposure to an external health hazard, susceptibility to poor outcomes, and the ability of an individual or community to recover. This blog looks at our work and planning on health equity.