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This report, and the work undertaken to gather the supporting information within, was prepared and developed prior to COVID-19. Unfortunately, as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the publication and launch of the report was delayed until October 2020.

The pandemic has resulted in a significant impact on the housing sector. In August 2020, the Health Foundation reported that the impact of housing on health is likely to have been greater than ever during the lockdown period. They reference research published by the National Housing Federation from June 2020 which indicates 31% of Adults in the UK had experienced mental or physical health problems linked to the condition of their home or their lack of space.

 

Better health and wellbeing for everyone: our five year plan

Our Five Year Plan is now available to read and download. It sets out how we want to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone living across West Yorkshire and Harrogate over the next five years and beyond. The five year plan pages on our website include the publication and supporting information, which includes an animation, easy read version, audio and British Sign Language (BSL) film version.

Our Five Year Plan

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