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Deprivation

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Opioid prescribing varies widely across England

Opioid prescribing varies considerably across England and is especially marked in areas of high socio-economic deprivation, a study shows. 

Poorest women’s life expectancy falls in England’s ‘lost decade’

Women living in England’s poorest neighbourhoods have seen a decline in life expectancy since 2011. 

Benzodiazepines prescribed more in deprived areas, study confirms

Researchers found prescribing rates were 45 per cent higher in the most deprived populations compared to the least.



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