What is 'health' determined by?
Where you are born
Where you live
How you are brought up
Your life chances
Your political voice
Your family support
What are the reasons for the social and economic gradient of health?
Access to healthcare
Environmental exposures (physical and social)
Life course factors
Why do polital, economic and military forces have an impact on health?
Recources available for allocation to public health
Exposure of population to risk factors
What are some examples of policies that impact health?
What can our social environment lead to?
Bad health decisions and then chronic disease
What are lifestyle choice heavily structured by>
What are lifestyle choices difficult to change without?
Considering life contexts
What must effective policies to address health also address?
What is done by the government in the UK to influence health?
What are some examples of policies, legislation and taxation in the UK to influence health?
Food and drink
What are examples of early life policies/legislation/taxation to influence health?
Free early education
What are examples of social support policies/legislation/taxation to influence health?
Adult social care
What are examples of unemployment policies/legislation/taxation to influence health?
Schemes to get people back into work
What are examples of transport policies/legislation/taxation to influence health?
What are examples of food and drink policies/legislation/taxation to influence health?
Baby milk subsidies
Free school dinners
Tax on fatty foods and sugary drinks
How does a more educated population impact health?
More aware of health risk factors
More supportive of investment
More likely to use health services
How does the health of deprived people compare to those who are not?
Smaller life expectancy
More alcohol related admissions
Greater percentage of adults who smoke
More GP consultations per 1000 patients
What 3 A's is access to healthcare impacted by?
What is an example of a nation spending more money on healthcare but being worse than another country?
US spends more than Cananda per capita and as a percentage of GDP but still has a smaller life expectancy
Where does funding for healthcare come from?
What needs to be remembered about funding for healthcare?
Distributed across primary, secondary and tertiary care
What is health strongly influenced by?
Wealth and equality of a nation
Political decisions making policies on a broad range of issues
Economic spend and control and ligislation