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Explore what we’re learning about improving health in cities.

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Reports
14 Apr 2021

Easing pressures – how work, money and homes can make our cities healthier and fairer

How we're addressing the social determinants of health that can slow progression from one to many long-term health conditions

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Health and secure homes

Exploring the impact of housing on our health

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Health inequity in Lambeth

Working with King's College London to better understand the impact of health inequity in our place

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Health and neighbourhoods

Exploring how the places where we live impact our health

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Health and money

Exploring the impact of finances on our health

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Health and work

Exploring the impact of employment on our health

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Rohan Martyres
Rohan Martyres
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Opinion
24 Mar 2021

One year on from lockdown: building back fairer

Programme Director Rohan Martyres shares his reflections on the impact of COVID-19 on local health inequity, and what it means for our work.

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Reports
01 Feb 2021

FinWell: London financial diaries

Addressing the twin challenges of poor health and financial difficulty

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Opinion

Shannon’s story

Shannon is a 55-year-old single mother with four teenagers. Her precarious working conditions negatively impacted her health, especially when she couldn’t take paid time off work when she needed it.

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