Black History Month: Health inequalities resources for innovators

In recognition of Black History Month, we’ve put together a number of handy resources for NHS staff and digital health companies on the topic of health inequalities.

NHS Leadership Academy: Understanding health inequalities

NHS England have put together a plethora of case studies, webinars, reports and podcasts on the topic of health inequalities.

Local Government Association: Health inequalities hub

The health inequalities hub from The Local Government Association explores different themes in detail, shining a spotlight on case studies from councils across the country and exploring how COVID-19 exacerbated existing health inequalities.

NHS Long Term Plan: Stronger NHS action on health inequalities

This section of the NHS Long Term Plan outlines how it will take a more concerted and systematic approach to reduce health inequalities and address unwarranted variation in care. 

Health Education England: Health disparities and health inequalities e-learning

All Our Health framework is a call to action to all health and care professionals to embed prevention within their day-to-day practice. This bite-sized session provides health and care professionals an overview of health disparities and health inequalities – including key evidence, data and signposting to trusted resources to help prevent illness, protect health and promote wellbeing.

Health Equity Assessment Tool (HEAT)

HEAT is the main tool for professionals across the public health and healthcare landscape to systematically address health inequalities and identify what action can be taken to reduce health inequalities and promote equality and inclusion.

NHS England: The equality and health inequalities hub

This hub consists of information about NHS England’s statutory responsibilities around equalities and health inequalities and the national NHS programmes in these areas.

The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator is a collaborative programme funded by two of London’s Academic Health Science Networks – UCL Partners, and the Health Innovation Network, as well as MedCity, CW+ and receives match funding from the European Regional Development Fund.