This i-learn module will introduce ‘health inequalities’, before looking more closely at the role of midwives and maternity support workers and the power of maternity care to reduce health inequalities. 

By the end of this module you will:

  • understand the relationship between people’s socioeconomic circumstances and their health
  • understand how structural inequalities lead to health inequalities
  • understand the potential for evidence-based maternity care to tackle health inequalities and change lives for the better

Study time: 45 minutes

Course content: 2021
Updated November 21
Next review: 2024