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Hints for:

             •Paper 1

             •Paper 2
   Paper 1
1 hour 30 minutes

Answer 4 Questions
 15 marks each
 Either                    Or

      Model 1                Model 2

• One from Section A   • Two from Section A
• One from Section B   • One from Section B
• Two from Section C   • One from Section C

   22.5 minutes each question
   Total 60 marks
    Section A
  Political Issues

Answer 1 Question
     from 4

  For 15 marks
    Section B
   Social Issues

Answer 1 Question
     from 2

  For 15 marks
     Section C
International Issues

Answer 1 Question
     from 6

  For 15 marks
Answer 1 further question
      from either
  Political Issues
International Issues
     For 15 marks
That means you have

22.5 minutes
per question
  Total 60 marks
     Paper 2
   Decision Making

Time 1 hour 15 minutes
  3 Sources
Sources A & B are
written texts each
 giving conflicting
  Source C
 Usually 3 parts
C1(a), C1(b), C2
2 Parts to DME
3 or 4 questions
 for 10 marks
 Decision Making Task for
         20 marks
You write a Report based on the
sources provided plus your
background knowledge in a role
you have been given and making a
recommendation e.g. should free
prescriptions be introduced
  Helpful Hints for
      Paper 1
  Answer the question that is
asked and refer to the
question in each paragraph

  Do not list points. You must
expand and explain

  Have a brief plan. This will
help to structure your answer
   Helpful Hints for
       Paper 1
   Use relevant and up to date
information, memorise key
statistics & short quotations

  Do not personalise an answer
e.g. I think…

  Give a balanced answer and
well developed conclusions
      Exam Scripts
  Quality of Introduction - is it
appropriate & linked to the question

  Content coverage - range of issues
covered, relevant, accurate & up to

  Use of evidence - does evidence
clearly link to question; is it
balanced; is source of evidence
      Exam Scripts
   Style - is essay well planned; does
it provide a balance between narrative
and analysis; does it provide effective
use of relevant exemplification

  Conclusion - does it draw
conclusions that are valid, relevant
and supported by evidence; are
implicit conclusions made throughout
the essay
Wealth and Health Inequalities
 Evidence, cause and consequences
 of inequalities in wealth and

 Ethnicity and gender: extent of
 social and economic inequalities
 and impact of government policies
 to deal with these inequalities
Wealth and Health Inequalities
   The principles of the Welfare
   The debate over the provision
  and funding of health care and
   Individual and collective
Critically examine the success
of recent government measures
to reduce gender inequalities

  Statement - Women
have achieved greater
equality in the workforce
Critically examine the success
of recent government measures
to reduce gender inequalities

  Evidence - In 1983 men
were employed in 2.5 million
more jobs than women. By
2003 there were almost the
same number of men and
women in jobs
  Analysis    - However women
are still more likely to work in
the lower paid sectors of the
economy - In 2004 men in full
time jobs had average earnings
of £24,300, women £18,500. In
Banking and Finance, the pay gap
is a staggering 44%

    S   tatement   E   vidence   A   nalysis
Wealth and Health Inequalities

Remember you have a choice
of 2 questions

1 on Health Inequalities
  Integrated Questions
1 on Wealth inequalities
  To what extent are the
founding principles being met

 Critically examine the
success of recent government
measures to reduce
gender/race inequalities
 To what extent does social and
economic inequality continue to
exist in the UK (2007)

 Assess the impact of
government policies in reducing
wealth and health inequalities in
the UK
  Unhealthy lifestyles not social
class is the reason why some
groups in society suffer health

  To what extent is there a link
between income and health?

  To what extent has the
government been successful in
reducing health inequalities?
  Recent government policies have
failed to reduce health and wealth

 Critically examine the success
of recent government measures
to reduce health inequalities
  Answer can include reference
to Scottish Executive and UK

  Working Together for a
Healthier Scotland - setting
health targets

  Fair Share for All – the
Arbuthnott formula
  Smoking Ban

  Local Initiatives- Have a Heart

  Tackling Alcohol and Obesity

  Hungry for Success
  Role of private sector

  Does it reduce or increase
health inequalities?

  Helps to reduce waiting lists
and postcode lottery

  Build hospitals, but is it
against principles of NHS
  UK massive increase in Health

  Free Care for Elderly in

   Evidence to support success-
life expectancy increasing but
Health Inequalities widening
Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire
Who is this?
     Paper 2
   Decision Making

Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Read instructions
Read Summary of DME
Scan Sources

     10 minutes
Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Answer short questions

     20 minutes
Time 1 hour 15 minutes
     Plan Report
      5 minutes
     Write Report
      40 minutes
Time Management is crucial
    Short Questions
    3 or 4 Questions
    Compare the views
 Quote from the sources
each will be opposite views
Be precise and extract only
   relevant information
    To what extent does the
 evidence support the view of…
Look at statistical sources
Identify 2 statements
one true – one exaggerated
or false
For each statement quote
Always do the
short questions
      Do not bring in
The Report

 You can use sub headings
         Reasons for
•Founding principles of the
welfare state
•Reduces/increases inequality
•Financial implications
You can use sub headings
  Possible Criticisms of

•You can use the same
arguments as Reasons for
Comment and Rebuttal


  Helpful Hints for
      Paper 2
  Take time to plan your

  Do not quote large sections
from the sources

  Include evidence from the
sources and background KU
  Helpful Hints for
      Paper 2
  Background KU should be
concise & relevant

 Write down knowledge before
writing the Report

  Use all sources at
appropriate point
   Helpful Hints for
       Paper 2
  Use evidence from ‘to what
extent’ questions to support
and/or criticise your

  Provide balance and do not
ignore alternative
Helpful Hints for
    Paper 2
Annotate margins – A, BK

Use paragraphs

Avoid emotional statements
Proposals to provide free
   prescriptions for all
Background Knowledge
  NHS New Labour Core

 Reintroduction of free eye
tests for all in Scotland
Proposals to provide free
   prescriptions for all
Background Knowledge
  Recent decision in Scottish
Parliament to introduce free
Proposals to provide free
   prescriptions for all
Background Knowledge
  Scottish Executive strategy to
deal with Health Inequalities

 Massive boost in NHS spending for
period 2003-08      but
extra money spent on salaries

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