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The Scandal of our times

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The Scandal of our times

We celebrated The Scandal of Our Times at Magalleria this week. It's a photo book, and the scandal refers to the inequalities in healthcare in the UK. We’re much healthier than we used to be, but levels of wellbeing and life expectancy in the population are unacceptably variable. The Scandal of Our Times is published by photographer Will Ruff and it’s named after the subtitle of Professor Danny Dorling’s book Unequal Health. The elements of health inequality will be familiar to anyone who cares or thinks about society – north/south divide, income gap, postcode lottery and so on – so...

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