The UK is getting poorer and sicker, and this trend is not equal across the country. Poorer and sicker areas are getting poorer and sicker the most quickly.
To help develop a path forward, IPPR held a series of multi-day deliberative workshops across the country - each exploring people’s understanding of health, its relationship with prosperity, and priorities for change.
Based on these priorities, we have developed a new framework: ‘Seven for Seven’ – or seven foundations for seven healthy life years.
For each of our foundations, this report identifies examples of transformative place-level interventions, either in the UK or internationally, which are already making a difference. We also recommend the creation of Health and Prosperity Improvement Zones (HAPI), targeted at places where need is highest.