The Marmot Review – English life expectancy declining among certain groups

A review on health inequalities in England has found that life expectancy has started to decline among some groups in areas of England that experience high levels of deprivation. The report covers a wide range of issues that contribute to health inequalities and recommends that alcohol treatment, drug treatment and smoking cessation services continue, noting the influence of addictions on perpetuating health inequalities.  Source: http://www.instituteofhealthequity.org/resources-reports/fair-society-healthy-lives-the-marmot-review/fair-society-healthy-lives-full-report-pdf.pdf