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Health: Weaver Vale

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 62064, tabled on 12 October 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps her Department has taken to help tackle health inequality in Weaver Vale constituency.

Answered on

3 November 2022

‘Our plan for patients’, published on 22 September, sets out the immediate priorities to support individuals to live healthier lives, including improving access to health and care services in all areas and preventing ill-health. Further information on measures to address health disparities will be available in due course.

The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities works with local system partners in Weaver Vale to support programmes to reduce health inequalities, including providing evidence and intelligence.