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Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World10th September 2015 10:00
News Coverage Round-up
Professor Sir Michael Marmot has released his new book, 'Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World (Bloomsbury). The release attracted news coverage across many outlets and generated new interest in the work of the Institute of Health Equity.
Below is a round-up of the media attention to date:
> i - 10 Sept - p6 (and online - see link below) - 'Social injustice' is killing 200,000 people in the UK every year, says future WMA chief'
> Times - 10 Sept - p17 - ‘Inequality is also bad for middle classes’ - (also Times, Scotland and Times Online ‘Inequality ‘kills middles classes too’’)
> Guardian - 10 Sept - p6 - 'Top doctor: social inequality in UK costing 550 lives every day'
> Daily Mail - 10 Sept - p30 - ‘Eight years of health lost to stress at work’
> Telegraph - 10 Sept - p7 - ‘Health warning for the ignored middle class’
> Guardian - 12 Sept - p20 - ‘The ‘average’ Brit lives eight fewer years than the very wealthy – health inequality affects us all’ by Michael Marmot
> Observer - 13 Sept - p61 - ‘Now’s the time to change the way we think about health’, small article in Observer Magazine
> Lancet - 9 Sept - Michael Marmot Viewpoint (and video - see below)
> British Medical Journal - 9 Sept - (Printed, but also avaialble online) - BMJ CONFIDENTIAL Michael Marmot: Evidence based optimist
> Pulse - 10 Sept – Included in a round up of morning’s health news headlines
> Independent - 10 Sept - (and in i print - p6) - 'Social injustice' is killing 200,000 people in the UK every year, says future WMA chief
Also this book review from Charlie Cooper of the Independent
> BBC Online - 10 Sept - ‘Why firefighters could save the NHS’
> Guardian - 10 Sept - (and in print - see above) - 'Top doctor: social inequality in UK costing 550 lives every day'
> RT (Russian Television) - 10 Sept - 'Poverty & inequality costs 550 lives each day in UK'
> The Australian - 10 Sept - ‘Social gap 'hits UK middle-class health'
> Arafel Blog - 10 Sept - 'President Elect of The World Medical Association ...'
> Guardian - 11 Sept ‘The richer you are, the better your health – and how this can be changed’ By Michael Marmot
> St Helens Star - 11 Sept - (and many other local papers across North West England) ‘Fire service award for fighting inequality’
> Health Insurance Daily - 11 Sept - ‘Middle class people ‘live for eight healthy years less? Than the very rich’
> Examples of PA Copy in other press - 10 Sept - Guernsey Press (paper), Thisisjersey.com, East Anglian Daily Times (paper), Northern Echo (paper), Yorkshire Post (paper) & BT.com (many other local papers across the UK).
> Lancet Interview - 9 Sept
> BBC Today Programme - 10 Sept