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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.

Read more about the social determinants of health

People’s Health Trust is a charity addressing health inequalities

We are funded by 12 local society lotteries through The Health Lottery.

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Centre For People Of African Heritage
Image says men born in most disadvantaged areas of England die 9.7 years earlier.

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.

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Honley Youth

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.

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A woman cooking in a kitchen at the community hub

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.

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