Posted on behalf of The Health Foundation:

This report from the Health Foundation explains how the NHS can best address the social factors that shape the health of people, factors such as income, employment, housing play a major role in peoples health.

Testing and evaluation are needed to learn more about what works, for who and in what context. Health inequalities in England are widening and the current cost of living crisis will put even more pressure on people and public services.

The report also outlines a frame work for NHS organisations to take in addressing social needs.

Read the report here