Tackling health inequalities

In recent years, tackling health inequalities – both in terms of equitable access to health services and avoidable differences in people's health outcomes – has become a central organising principle for the NHS. In this briefing Saffron Cordery, Deputy Chief Executive at NHS Providers highlights the leading role trusts can play in creating lasting change in how inequalities in care are understood and dealt with across the NHS and how governors can help.