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What works: Finding ways to better support people who frequently attend emergency departments 

People who visit emergency departments more frequently than the average often experience multiple socioeconomic difficulties and health problems. In this brief we summarise evidence on how health care services can better support these patients. Meeting these patients’ needs requires an integrated approach that cuts across different health care services but may also involve local authorities and the voluntary sector.

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A new tool to help ICBs allocate general practice funding more equitably – introducing eFIT

In this blog, we introduce eFIT, a tool that helps Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) allocate funding more equitably by considering socio-economic factors. By addressing inequalities in general practice funding, eFIT aims to provide additional resources to practices serving disadvantaged communities, working towards fairer health care outcomes for all.

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What works: Finding ways to better support people who frequently attend emergency departments 

People who visit emergency departments more frequently than the average often experience multiple socioeconomic difficulties and health problems. In this brief we summarise evidence on how health care services can better support these patients. Meeting these patients’ needs requires an integrated approach that cuts across different health care services but may also involve local authorities and the voluntary sector.

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A new tool to help ICBs allocate general practice funding more equitably – introducing eFIT

In this blog, we introduce eFIT, a tool that helps Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) allocate funding more equitably by considering socio-economic factors. By addressing inequalities in general practice funding, eFIT aims to provide additional resources to practices serving disadvantaged communities, working towards fairer health care outcomes for all.

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How do the Conservative and Labour manifestos measure up in terms of health inequalities? 

The manifestos have been published, but what are they likely to mean for health and care inequalities? Let’s take a closer look and examine the underlying evidence.

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Why political parties need to address health inequalities before the elections 

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What works: Achieving equitable lipid management

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the UK, particularly impacting socioeconomically disadvantaged and ethnic minority groups. Primary care services have a significant role to play in mitigating inequalities in lipid management within health care. This evidence brief examines the available evidence on inequalities across the NHS England cholesterol pathway.

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Improving health is a political choice but how do we make it a shared political goal?

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What works to tackle ethnic inequalities through anti-racist interventions

BMJ Open has recently published an in-depth review examining anti-racist interventions to address ethnic inequalities in healthcare. In this blog, two of the review’s authors reflect on what this means for primary care.

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What works: Addressing inequalities in the primary and secondary outpatient interface 

An estimated 15 million GP appointments are used every year dealing with issues between primary and secondary care. A dysfunctional primary-secondary care interface is likely to widen health inequalities by disproportionately impacting underserved populations. This evidence brief examines the evidence and provides recommendations on what works to reduce inequalities at the primary-secondary care interface.

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The path to recovery: The crucial role of my GP in overcoming schizophrenia post brain haemorrhage

In this blog, a member of our Citizens’ Panel highlights the pivotal role of a dedicated GP in guiding their recovery from a life-changing condition. They emphasise the transformative impact of compassionate healthcare and support in navigating both physical and mental health challenges.

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