"Health inequalities are long-standing and entrenched in Scotland.
"Tackling this has been a priority for successive governments but most indicators show the problem remains substantial.
"Across the country, there are particular areas of poverty where people have higher healthcare needs. Resources should be better targeted at those who require them most."
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