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Extra NHS funding will 'never ever' close health inequality gap, says PHE


Dear All, OK he may be right in the sense that health is not a medical issue, the three greatest evidence proven determinants of overall life long health being 1) having a job, 2) having a home and 3) having someone to love or who loves you (aka a human to human relationship). But he identifies these facts; "Look at what we’ve done in the last 20 years in particular. I think we’ve tripled the training in consultant staffing and left it steady in general practice, haven’t we? ‘Look at what we’ve been spending in hospital-based care as against what we’ve done in primary care. These are all choices.’ So yet another guru confirming what we all know. Invest in primary care. We won't sort out health inequality in one fell swoop but we will go a long way to help sorting a whole heap of other issues. Regards Paul C

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21 Oct 2017

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