‘Health inequalities are unfair and avoidable differences in health across the population, and between different groups within society. These include how long people are likely to live, the health conditions they may experience and the care that is available to them.’
National Health Inequalities Tool Kit
Leeds Health Inequalities Toolkit:This toolkit has been developed by the Leeds Tackling Health Inequalities Group Expert Advisory group (THIG) to help you do just that. It focusses on what healthcare can do to tackle inequalities If we all do something, towards the same goals, we have a much better chance of making a fairer, more equal Leeds, where ‘people who are the poorest improve their health the fastest’ (Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy)
West Yorkshire HI Training Link: Racial Inequalities Training FREE and available online: West Yorkshire Health & Care Partnership
Training: A brief introduction to inclusion health
CORE20PLUS5 Children and young people
CORE20PLUS5 Community Connectors
Health inequalities eLearning trainings:
Health inequalities – eLearning for healthcare (e-lfh.org.uk)
Definitions Primary and Secondary Prevention.
Primordial Prevention and social determinants of health: It consists of risk factor reduction targeted towards an entire population through a focus on social and environmental conditions. Such measures typically get promoted through laws and national policy. Dahlgren and Whitehead model (Chapter 6: social determinants of health – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) These are the areas Local Authority and national government lead on, and at a local level where we work in partnership with Local Care Partnerships Prevention Strategies – Stat Pearls – NCBI Bookshelf (nih.gov)
Primary Prevention: Intervening before ill health effects occur, through measures such as vaccinations, altering ‘risky’ behaviours (poor eating habits, tobacco use), and banning substances known to be associated with a disease or health condition. Prevention Strategies – StatPearls – NCBI Bookshelf (nih.gov)
Secondary Prevention—screening to identify diseases in the earliest stages, before the onset of signs and symptoms, through measures such as mammography and regular blood pressure testing.
Prevention and Public Health
Levels of Prevention Easy Image Definitions of levels of prevention vary somewhat depending on the… | Download Scientific Diagram
National Diabetes Prevention Programme NHS England » NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme
NDPP in West Yorkshire PowerPoint Presentation
Type 2 diabetes – Food and keeping active – NHS (www.nhs.uk)
Cancer Screening Legacy page:
Cervical Screening Programme:
Person Centred Care
Equitable, accessible person-centred care
Leeds Libraries for NHS Staff: Leeds Libraries for NHS Staff: Calendar Health Literacy Awareness Training Session.
People living with Dementia from diverse ethnic minority populations – new resources from NHS England
NHS England launched the below resources in Dementia Action Week:
- Free e-Learning module to support increased knowledge of how care can be improved for people from ethnic minority communities throughout the dementia care pathway:
- Guide on intercultural dementia care.
- Activity booklets within appropriate care settings:
Booklet designed for people of diverse south Asian origins; and another for people of diverse Black African and Caribbean origins.