Independent report

Independent inquiry into inequalities in health

A review of health inequalities in England and recommendations on how to reduce them.


Independent inquiry into inequalities in health report

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The review focuses on 3 crucial areas:

  • policies likely to impact health should be evaluated in terms of their impact on health inequalities
  • high priority should be given to the health of families and children
  • steps to be taken to reduce income inequalities and improve the living standards of poor households

The original report is available on the UK government web archive.

Published 26 November 1998