Tag Archives: Health inequalities

Keeping Warm In Later Life (KWILLT)

On average there are 25,100 excess winter deaths every year in England, the majority occurring in those over 65. A Rotherham partnership of NHS, Local Authority, voluntary sector and charitable organisations collaborated on KWILLT to identify the factors that influence older vulnerable people in keeping warm and well in winter. The findings indicated that knowledge and awareness of safe temperatures and how to use heating […]

Health Inequalities in South Yorkshire

The Health Inequalities Theme of the South Yorkshire CLAHRC has spent five years investing in, and leading, projects which seek to understand and act against the differing and unequal health issues facing our region’s population. From evaluating a breastfeeding peer support service in Barnsley to researching the barriers to cardiac care amongst the South Asian […]