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The Preston Model

Clifford Singer | September 9, 2016: Inheriting a legacy of deindustrialization and faced with mounting socio-economic challenges, municipal officials in Preston in the UK – one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution – have been exploring new ways to create a more inclusive and democratic local economy as the foundation for systemic transformation. They

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How does Salford Royal Hospital’s decision to close its kitchen fit with the aims of new Devo Manc?

2 Jun, 2016 – Elizabeth Atherton  Good health is not equally distributed throughout society, a fact that has been well established since the publication of the controversial “Black Report” in the 1980s. There are a number of socio-economic factors—such as housing, skilled employment, and education—that influence health, and subsequently those living in the most deprived communities