Guidance

Local action on health inequalities: using the Social Value Act

This practice resource and summary explain the Social Value Act and how local health bodies can use it to reduce health inequalities.

Documents

Using the Social Value Act to reduce health inequalities in England through action on the social determinants of health

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Using the Social Value Act to reduce health inequalities in England through action on the social determinants of health (briefing summary)

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Detail

These documents set out the purpose of the Social Value Act and outline how it affects local public health bodies.

They include information about:

  • what social value means and how and it is used
  • reasons to act on social value
  • local action for local public sector commissioners