Citation Robertson T, Kapilashrami A & Smith K (2016) Sick Scotland: SNP plans to deal with health inequality are lukewarm at best, The Conversation, 25.5.2016.
Abstract First paragraph: Scotland has long beenthe “sick man of Europe”. Scots' physical and mental health compares poorly to that other western countries and neighbours within the UK. Glasgow, the largest city, is notably unhealthier than most other parts, and the most affluent 10% live far longer than the most deprived.
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