Equality and Health Inequalities RightCare Packs

Challenging health inequalities through Equality and Health Inequalities RightCare Packs

According to the Health and Social Care Act 2012, each CCG must, in the exercise of its functions, have regard to the need to reduce inequalities. Indeed, health inequalities are currently estimated to cost the NHS a total of at least £20 billion each year so it is imperative to harness the influence of each CCG to challenge where health inequalities can be reduced and greater equality established.