Analysis of the effects of social status on health and mortality, epidemiological research indicating the contributing factors to these disparities and how they can be challenged. Includes a look at Sir Michael Marmot's Whitehall I and II studies; linking civil servants job grades to stress and subsequent ill health.
Sir Liam emphasises the need for cross-government policies and working to reduce health inequalities, including improving employment, education opportunities and environmental factors both centrally and locally.
Running time 27:47. Sir Liam's appearances at 15:39 - 17:40 and 26:40 - 27:13.