This chapter explores physical health of the population of Hackney and the City of London. Local, national and regional data sources are presented alongside published literature and evidence to form the content of the chapter (accurate at the time of writing – December 2016). The full chapter is available for download in pdf. format from the link below:

Physical_health (PDF document, 2 MB)

The content of this chapter is structured around the following topics:


Causes and risk factors 

Local data and unmet need 

Local inequalities data

Comparisons with other areas and over time 

Evidence and best practice 

Services and support available locally