E. McLeod and P. Bywaters
London, Routledge, 2000
In this book, the authors examine the impact of social inequalities on physical health, how social work generally - not simply in health care settings - may tackle this, and how such practice can be developed. The authors demonstrate that only if a social work redresses social disadvantage and explicitly tackles health inequalities can it play a significant role in producing more equal chances of physical health and greater equity when ill.
C. and V. Worth
British Journal of Health Care Management, vol.6, 2000, p.46-48
The article examines the difficulties facing Health Authorities (Has) in tackling health inequalities. The article concentrates on:
The article concludes that local partnerships are needed to eliminate health inequalities, and local people need to be represented in planning and management arrangements.
Community Practitioner, vol.73, 2000, p.481-483
Health visitors' key contribution to the government strategy on tackling poverty and inequality in Northern Ireland is outlined.