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Improving health
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The module looks at a definition of health inequalities and asks a participant to reflect on their own practice, identifying what they can do to reduce them.

This course is available to start any time.

Course type
Time to complete
30 minutes
Course category
Health inequalities

Target audience: This module is suitable for anyone who plans or delivers services to the public.

By the end of this module you should be able to

  • define health inequalities and their main causes
  • recognise interventions which are effective in reducing health inequalities
  • reflect on how your own role can contribute to reducing health inequalities
  • identify the next steps to develop your health inequalities knowledge or practice further.

You need to enrol on our e-Learning platform before you can start the course. Please register and login before you start.

If you are already enrolled on the e-Learning site and have logged in, you can start the course directly.