In this episode of Perspectives on Prevention, Dr Edel McGinnity, a Dublin City GP, talks about her observations of how poverty and disadvantage impact on health outcomes, and describes the work of ‘Deep End’, an organisation supporting GPs working in disadvantaged communities. She discusses the inverse care theory and explains her commitment to improving the physical and mental health for those in difficult circumstances.
About the series
Perspectives on Prevention is a podcast series from the Prevention and Early Intervention Network, a membership organisation which seeks to promote and support prevention and early intervention approaches with children, families and communities. In each episode Marian Quinn, one of the PEIN founders, chats to people who have experiences to share, insights to explore, and expertise to draw on from the field of child and family services. You can listen to Perspectives on Prevention on Spotify, Apple, Nearcast or wherever you get your podcasts. Be sure to subscribe for all the latest episodes. If you’d like to suggest someone for us to chat to we’d love to hear from you, just drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Perspectives on Prevention is a podcast series from the Prevention and Early Intervention Network. For more information please visit www.pein.ie
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The music on this podcast is a track called Driven to Success by Scott Holmes, the music appears here under a Creative Commons Licence. Visit scottholmesmusic.com