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Is this a good idea?

Even if it is, considering the Conservative government’s clear hatred for people who are sick or disabled, would Tories ever allow it?

Fitness trackers should be prescribed on the NHS to stop a further widening of health inequality, a new review has warned.

Some of the poorest communities and disabled people could be left behind by the technology revolution in medicine unless action is taken, according to the report by the Social Market Foundation.

It warned that there is a growing risk that some vulnerable groups would not benefit from the innovations because they lack the skills or technology that others enjoy. Those most at risk are on the lowest incomes, who are also most likely to be in poor health or to have a disability.

Source: Call for poor and disabled to be given NHS fitness trackers | Inequality | The Guardian

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