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Northern Exposure: COVID-19 and Regional Inequalities in Health and Wealth

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Clare BambraORCiD, Dr Natalie BennettORCiD


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Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic affected all parts of the country, it did not do so equally. Northern England was hit the hardest, exposing more than ever the extent of regional inequalities in health and wealth.Using original data analysis from a wide range of sources, this book demonstrates how COVID-19 has impacted the country unequally in terms of mortality, mental health and the economy.The book provides a striking empirical overview of the impact of the pandemic on regional inequalities and explores why the North fared worse.It sets out what needs to be learnt from the pandemic to prevent regional inequality growing and to reduce inequalities in health and wealth in the future.

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Author(s): Bambra C, Munford L, Bennett N, Khavandi S

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: In Press

Year: 2023

Acceptance date: 31/10/2022

Publisher: Policy Press

Place Published: Bristol


Notes: 9781447369233 ebook ISBN

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ISBN: 9781447369226