This is a paper that is focusing on the understanding of the inequalities in health and illness. The paper also provides additional information to use in writing the assignment paper clearly.

Understanding of the inequalities in health and illness

You are required to write an essay that demonstrates your understanding of the inequalities in health and illness.

A case study has been provided for you to use as the basis of your essay. You can also access a copy in the “Download Assessor Guidance” section below.

Your essay must include the following in relation to the issues presented in the case study:
Firstly, outline the impact of social, economic and environmental developments to changes in morbidity and mortality in the UK.
Secondly, explain patterned inequalities in health and illness.
Thirdly, evaluate sources of evidence with regards to protected characteristics, for example, gender, ethnicity and age.
Fourthly, evaluate the relationship between theories of health and welfare inequalities and their impact on the development of health policies.

You must apply the case study to each of the areas outlined above.

GUIDANCE

The essay should be written in paragraphs which flow; it is therefore recommend that you plan your essay before you start to write it.

You must attempt to include some conclusions and also recommendations towards the end of your essay.

Relevant theory must be reference where appropriate and a references list and bibliography provided.

The essay should be a maximum of 2,000 words in length.

This word limit is the absolute maximum you are permit. If you are over the word limit for this assignment in any way you will receive your assignment back without further comment or feedback.
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1. AC 11.1: Outline the impact of social, economic and environmental developments to changes in morbidity and mortality in the UK
2.  AC 21.1: Explain patterned inequalities in health and illness
3.  AC 21.2: Evaluate sources of evidence with regards to protected characteristics
4.  AC 21.3: Evaluate the relationship between theories of health and welfare inequalities and their impact of these on the development of health policies.

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