3.7 Fuse: Health Inequalities in Pregnancy with Dr Nicola Heslehurst and Amy McNaughton

In this episode we talk to Dr Nicola Heslehurst, Senior Lecturer in Maternal Nutrition at Newcastle University and Fuse Co-lead for Early Life and Adolescence Programme, andAmy McNaughton Public Health Consultant at Public Health Wales.

Fuse, the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, is a partnership of public health researchers across the five universities in North East England. The centre works with policy makers and practice partners to improve health and wellbeing and tackle inequalities.

Discover how a Fuse collaboration between Newcastle University and Public Health Wales helped to determine how socioeconomic inequalities affect health in pregnancy.

More information about the project can be found on the fuse website and in BMJ Open. Discover how fuse can help  policy and practice partners and submit an enquiry at AskFuse.

Follow @fuse_online and @PublicHealthW on twitter for more information and updates.

With thanks to the wider team who worked on this research at:

Fuse / Newcastle University: Dr Katie Thomson: Dr Malcolm Moffat, Oluwatomi Arisa, Catherine Richmond, Dr Adefisayo Odeniyi, Professor Clare Bambra, Professor Judith Rankin, Professor Heather Brown.

Public Health Wales: Dr Amrita Jesurasa, Dr Julie Bishop, Susan Wing.