20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: There are significant inequalities in the ways in which different social groups and communities experience health and illness. This unit seeks to explore which groups are most likely to be affected by such health inequalities and consider reasons why this might be the case. Using lectures, tutorials and problem solving exercises, it explores the significance of socio-economic position, lifestyle, geography, gender, ethnicity, disability and healthcare provision on individuals' health experiences and outcomes.

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Nursing and Midwifery):

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