British government looks at effects of wealth on healthBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6939.1257 (Published 14 May 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1257
- T Delamothe
The British government is to examine the links between social inequalities and health as part of its continuing review of the Health of the Nation targets. This comes after more than a decade of official reluctance to discuss the issue.
A new interdepartmental working group will be chaired by Dr Jeremy Metters, deputy chief medical officer, who announced the formation of the new group at a conference on social inequalities and health organised by …