Poverty Impacts on People's Health and Well-Being in Britain Today

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Poverty impacts on people's health and well-being in Britain today Poverty has been affecting the people of Britain to a great extent including their health status as well as their lifestyles or well-being since a long time. However, these effects are becoming significantly higher in the recent times.


This paper is aimed at providing a detailed analysis of the impact of poverty on people’s health and well being in Britain and the role of nursing intervention in their treatment. Different effects of poverty on health of Britain: Economic inequality is said to be closely associated with the level of social and healthy inequalities in different countries across the globe. In the developing countries existence of income inequality is expected to form the greatest level of negative effects on the development of health status of people living in the country. However, in the developed countries of the world, such as Britain, income inequalities in the form of poverty are negatively influencing the health conditions of people. Following the prevalence of the global crisis due to early period of 1970s, the process of restoration of class power has been set in the developed part of the world. This restoration has created the existence of significant amount of negative association between the prevalence of poverty and the decline in the health status of people in the country (Smith, 2001, pp. 348-350). ...
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