Addressing health inequalities

Helping NHS finance staff to address health inequalities.

Health inequalities are unfair and avoidable differences in health between different groups of people. The HFMA is working on a range of resources to support finance staff as they help their organisations and systems to reduce health inequalities.

This page provides the latest resources that we have recently produced and will continue to be updated with new content.

What is the role of finance in reducing health inequalities?

At the HFMA annual conference 2023, Professor Bola Owolabi, Director - national healthcare inequalities improvement programme, NHS England and GP, delivered a presentation on the finance role in reducing health inequalities.

The role of finance in reducing health inequalities - Prof. Bola Owolabi

Health inequalities data sources map

Aimed primarily at NHS finance professionals in both provider and commissioner organisations, this map provides a quick reference guide to key guidance documents, national statistics and data.