The government's record on child poverty was laid bare at Conservative Party Conference as PPP launched another seismic report on UK health inequality.
While gender and sexual identities continue to be decriminalised and more understood across the world, the health sector is taking a while to catch up. Dr Alison Berner is leading a coalition of clinicians and charities committed to improving the care needs of LGBTQ+ patients with cancer.
Ensuring everyone has equal access to good healthcare is fundamental to reducing health inequalities. Dr Sharon Raymond, GP and director of Covid Crisis Rescue Foundation, is making accessibility easier through her Vaxi Taxi project, which helps those in London’s most vulnerable communities' access
While the current spotlight is on reducing post-pandemic elective surgery waiting times, emergency departments have been left to pick up the health system’s slack. Public Policy Projects Policy Analyst Lottie Moore spoke to Dr Katherine Henderson about the challenges now facing emergency medicine.
Dr Chi-Chi Ekhator is a GP based in South London and a GP Appraiser of NHS England. She is also Chair of Five2Medics, an initiative within Ascension Trust, born out of the desire to build wellness and resilience in communities facing disadvantage.
PPP is driving discussion around correcting disparities and indeed improving outcomes in women’s healthcare.
Tracey Bignall, Senior Policy and Practice Officer at the Race Equality Foundation about racial disparities within maternal healthcare.
Dr Hina Shahid, GP and Chair of the Muslim Doctors Association, calls out the mistreatment of Muslim women in the UK and specifically in our medical workforce.