What makes us healthy?
There are stark differences in life expectancy and quality of health throughout the country. Our work tackles the socio-economic factors behind this inequality.
People’s Health Trust is a charity addressing health inequalities
We are funded by 12 local society lotteries through The Health Lottery.
Centre For People Of African Heritage
This project in Sunderland and South Tyneside supports members to increase their employability through peer support where people can learn digital and interview skills.
Life expectancy falls for most disadvantaged in England
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published updated life expectancy data for the period 2018 to 2020 which demonstrates that health inequalities are increasing.
This two-year project delivers a weekly youth club, and regular activities and days out for young people. The aim is to improve wellbeing and social cohesion. The idea is based on feedback from young people who said they would like a safe place to socialise.
Inequalities in Mental Health Awareness Week
In Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, Dr Lisa Doyle, Director of Engagement and Influencing at People’s Health Trust reflects on the intersection of inequalities impacting marginalised people.