This essay focuses on health inequalities. the assignment has to include National health service(NHS), Nursing midwifery council (NMC), royal college of nursing (RCN) etc as this is well known in the UK.
improving quality and safety in a global context ( health inequalities] this is a nursing assignment and it is regarding health inequalities.
the assignment has to include National health service(NHS),
Nursing midwifery council (NMC), royal college of nursing (RCN) etc
as this is well known in the UK. any other referencing can be add but this must be included.
Health inequalities are the unjust and avoidable differences in people’s health across the population and between specific population groups.
Some authors, particularly from North America, use ‘inequalities’
to denote differences between groups and ‘inequities’ to denote unjust differences between groups.
The more commonly use term “inequality” has been adopt throughout this website to describe unjust differences.
Health inequalities go against the principles of social justice because they are avoidable.
Firstly, They do not occur randomly or by chance.
Secondly, They are socially determine by circumstances largely beyond an individual’s control.
Thirdly, These circumstances disadvantage people and limit their chance to live longer, healthier lives.
In addition, The existence inequalities in Scotland means that the right of everyone
to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental is not being enjoy equally across the population.
In the most affluent areas of Scotland, men experience 23.8 more years
and women experience 22.6 more years compare to the most deprived areas.
The life expectancy of people with learning disabilities is substantially shorter than the Scottish average.
Gender-based violence is experience unequally,
with 17% of women and 7% of men having experience the use of force from a partner or ex-partner at some point in their lives.