Reducing health inequalities means giving everyone the same opportunities to lead a healthy life, no matter where they live or who they are.
Charlotte is a Principal Public Health Intelligence Analyst in the London Knowledge and Intelligence Team in Public Health England. In this role she works on health inequalities, including production of the overarching indicators for the Public Health Outcomes Framework, development of tools to help understand the drivers of inequality, and work on the social determinants of health. Charlotte joined Public Health England from the London Health Observatory, and prior to this, held roles at the Healthcare Commission and the Medical Research Council.
Since life expectancy was first measured in the mid-19th century the trend in England has been of continued increase, interrupted only by the World Wars. Despite this, people in some areas of the country are still not living nearly as …