13/01/16A century of improving life expectancies in the UK is now officially over
In this article by Danny Dorling and Stuart Gietel-Basten, the aurthors discuss the trend in the UK of 'Flat-lining' life expectancy.
The article cite the Institute of Health Equity's linking of health services cuts to the rise in dementia deaths and the faltering national life expectancy. And mentions researchers at Liverpool, Oxford, Glasgow and York universities connected some of the stalling in health improvements to delays in discharging patients from hospital due to insufficient older adult social care.
Read the full article by following this link to the Indy website.