News tagged with deprived areas

More people are dying in hospices in England

The proportion of people dying in hospices in England has nearly doubled since 1993, but the gap in hospice deaths between people living in the least and most deprived areas appears to be growing, find a new study by the ...

May 19, 2015
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Older people moderate with alcohol

Most people in advanced age don't drink alcohol or only drink alcohol moderately, according to recent research from the University of Auckland.

Dec 11, 2014
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Stroke healthcare inequalities remain in the UK

The quality of healthcare provided after a stroke remains uneven in the UK, according to a new study led by King's College London. Despite improvements in equal access to healthcare since 2001, patients from ...

Apr 15, 2014
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Life expectancy success story

Life expectancy is increasing all the time due to better quality of life and better health care. Despite this, increases in life expectancy can be patchy, with some sources reporting that the gap in life expectancy between ...

Aug 26, 2011
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