Vulnerability and Unmet Needs
Health and Income and Social Protection
A Basic Income to Improve Population Health and Well-Being in Wales?
This report by Public Health Wales presents learning related to health and the wider determinants of health from basic income schemes implemented around the world.
A More Equal Wales: The Socio-economic Duty - Examples of Inequalities of Outcome due to Socio-economic Disadvantage and COVID-19
This guidance document by Welsh Government presents examples of inequalities of outcome which arise from socio-economic disadvantage and where these have been exacerbated as a result of COVID-19, including impacts on health outcomes. The guidance is intended to be a useful starting point for policy makers in their consideration of inequality of outcomes arising from socio-economic disadvantage.
Locked Out: Liberating Disabled People’s Lives and Rights in Wales Beyond COVID-19
This report by Welsh Government explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people in Wales, including how disabled people have disproportionately fallen behind with household bills during the pandemic, because of their position in the labour market and increased costs associated with being disabled.
Emerging Drivers of Vulnerability to Health Inequity in the Context of COVID-19: Perspectives and Response from the Voluntary and Community Sector in Wales
This report by Public Health Wales sets out qualitative research with participants recruited from a range of Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations in Wales. The report identifies key emergent needs related to the pandemic, including economic insecurity due to strained household finances and job loss, as well as worsening mental health due to anxiety and loneliness, digital exclusion, loss of face-to-face services and limitations in the statutory response.