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Lesson 8 health variations in the uk


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  • 1. Health Variations in the UK By the end of this lesson you will have: • Re-capped prior learning • Investigated regional health variations in the UK • Facilitated learning about your region to the rest of the group considering social welfare • Practised an exam question for this topic
  • 2. Stay Standing if you think that… • 1. You can explain what the ABC campaign is • 2. USA takes an insurance healthcare approach • 3. You know how much drugs companies make each year from C.H.D • 4. You can define a T.N.C • 5. You can give an argument for and an argument against tobacco TNCs
  • 3. Introductory Content – Life Expectancy • On the whole, men at 65 are now expected to live an extra 16.6 years and women an extra 19.4 years – mortality dynamic is changing • Depending on where you live in the UK, your gender and your ethnicity you will have a different average life expectancy • Q. Where have you seen evidence of this on your course so far?
  • 4. Introductory Content – Life Expectancy • What have all these pictures got in common with regards to health?
  • 5. The Highest Life Expectancy at Birth
  • 6. Key Word!!
  • 7. Assessment Sandwich • 5mins – Group get ‘beginning questions’ • 10mins – Group get resource, using your roles you read/analyse, discuss and pick out 5 key points to share with the class • 5mins – Group get ‘after questions’ • Facilitator: Asks the questions, ensures everyone in the group has a go at answering • Reader/Analyser: Reads the document out loud/holds the document, ensures everyone can have a look • Summariser: Tries to explain the information on the document • Scribe: Makes notes of the discussion/information which has been discovered
  • 8. Class Facilitation Facilitate • Resource 1 – Health Inequality Map • Resource 2 – North/South Divide • Resource 3 – Government Mental Health Charts • Learn from each other – fill in your worksheets and most importantly ASK QUESTIONS
  • 9. Exam Practise Jan 2011 - 8a – 4mins • There is no need to give specific names but areas should be clear • Key aspects of the pattern • Supporting evidence • Areas of highest incidence of poor health is South Wales (11.9-16.5) • Identification of urban conurbations in the North/Tyneside/South Yorkshire are relatively high (9.1 – 11.8) • Median values (7.4 – 9.0) cut across central England and parts of the north • Lowest incidence are found south west of The Wash, South West and South Cost (excluding London) (5.7 – 7.3) • YOU WILL ONLY GET 2/4 IF: You have written health is higher in North and lower in South and given evidence
  • 10. Exam Practise Jan 2011 – 8b – 6mins ‘Suggest reasons for health variations in the UK’ • Level 1 (1-4)– • Indicates factors that cause variations in health. General points with no support • Level 2 (5-6)– • Clearly explains how two or more reasons result in regional variations in health • Specific, elaborated points with support
  • 11. Plenary – Pass it On • 1. Why are alcohol related problems usually found in coastal regions? • 2. Which areas have the lowest levels of health in the UK? • 3. How much likely are the north to die before 75 than their southern counter-parts? • 4. Is health linked to development? • 5. What reasons are there for a north/south divide?