Inequality is rarely starker than that experienced by the Gypsy and Traveller community. Average life expectancy is estimated to be in its 50s. The oldest man at one Leeds site, housing over 100 families, is 60 years old. The Centre for Health Promotion Research (CHPR) was commissioned by Leeds CCG, to evaluate a project aiming to improve the health of the city’s Gypsies and Travellers.
Anne-Marie Bagnall, Professor of Health and Wellbeing Evidence, gave her inaugural lecture “Social relations, health and wellbeing and the case of the missing evidence” on 3rd October 2018.