Healthy life expectancy target well off track, report finds

By Michael Burton | 10 November 2020

The Government is in danger of a lost decade with its target of increasing healthy life expectancy by five years by 2035 well off track, according to a report from right-of-centre think-tank Policy Exchange.

Policy Exchange called for more funding for public health and said the focus had been on the NHS ‘for too long’ while the virus had exposed the lack of resilience in social care.

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