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Challenging health inequalitiesFrom Acheson to choosing health$
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Elizabeth Dowler and Nick J. Spencer

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781861348999

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.001.0001

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Challenging health inequalities: themes and issues

Challenging health inequalities: themes and issues

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Challenging health inequalities

Dowler Elizabeth

Spencer Nick

Policy Press

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the impact of the Acheson Report on New Labour's policy on reducing health inequalities in Great Britain. It draws together the main unifying themes and highlights further research, policy and practice challenges if health inequalities are to be significantly reduced. It also discusses the accomplishments of the New Labour government in the areas of child poverty, smoking cessation, user involvement and community development.

Keywords:   health inequalities, Acheson Report, New Labour, Great Britain, child poverty, smoking cessation, user involvement, community development

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