The Equality and Health Inequalities Hub

Within this hub you will find information about NHS England’s statutory responsibilities around equalities and health inequalities and the national NHS programmes in these areas.

Programmes work across the NHS and with other agencies, people and communities to advance equalities; and achieve equitable access, excellent experience and optimal outcomes for the people we serve and the colleagues we work with.

News and blogs

‘Saviours’: how community health and wellbeing workers are helping to tackle health inequalities in England

Across the country, there is a growing army of dedicated community health and wellbeing workers (CHWWs) who are playing a pivotal role in helping people who live in some of the country’s most deprived and under-served communities access vital health and care support. Complementing other important programmes across local systems, the CHWWs initiative is paying […]