COVID-19 and deprivation: levelling upstream

Michael Calnan, Tom Douglass

Research output: Other contribution


In England in the decade before the COVID-19 pandemic, health was deteriorating, life expectancy stalling and health inequalities widening (Marmot et al, 2020). However, policies aimed at addressing the structural determinants of these adverse health conditions were largely absent from the government’s policy agenda (Calnan, 2020). The pandemic has brought this neglect into sharp focus.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputText - Online
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2021


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