Coronavirus: The Whole Story


How can we make healthcare fairer after COVID-19?

Ep. 34

COVID-19 has exposed and amplified the shocking pre-existing health inequalities in the UK. In this week’s episode, we’re embodying the January spirit of new year’s resolutions and looking to the future to see what needs to happen to make our communities safer and fairer.

At the end of last year, the Institute of Health Equity released their report Build Back Fairer: The COVID-19 Marmot Review. Inspired by the mantra “Build Back Better” the report, written by Michael Marmot, Jessica Allen, Peter Goldblatt, Eleanor Herd and Joana Morrison, aims to summarise the inequalities, both in terms of those created by the pandemic and the ways it has impacted society, and make recommendations for the future. In today’s episode, we speak to Professor Sir Michael Marmot to find out more.

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