Westminster Health Forum

Developing healthy communities - planning, integrating services and learning from Healthy New Towns

Morning, Tuesday, 28th April 2020

Central London


This conference will consider the priorities for developing healthy communities in England.


With the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care highlighting prevention in one of his first public statements following the general election, discussion will focus on policy priorities, and addressing the challenges facing greater integration of health, local authority, housing and public health services.


Delegates will also look at how best to align future work with the wider goals of:


Following the publication of NHS England’s Putting Health into Place which brought together the learning from the healthy new towns demonstrator projects, delegates will also assess what can be learnt and taken forward from these projects.


There will be a keynote contribution from Professor Sir Malcolm Grant, Chancellor, University of York and former Chair, NHS England.


Further participants include Sue Adams, Chief Executive, Care and Repair England; Carol Bode, Chair of the Board, Radian Group; Richard Mazuch, Director, Design, Research and Innovation, IBI Group; Dr Nichola Stefanou, Director, Clinical Practice, Home Group and Lord Kennedy of Southwark, Shadow Spokesperson, Housing, Communities and Local Government


The agenda

  • Improving wellbeing through the built environment;
  • Case studies from the Healthy New Towns programme demonstrator sites:
    • Supporting partnership working across sectors; and
    • Promoting prevention and improving public health.
  • Planning and designing healthy places - accessibility, developing standards and adapting existing buildings;
  • Implementation priorities - funding, integrating health, housing and social care services, and the role of the business community; and
  • The future for developing healthy communities and next steps for policy.


Keynote Speaker

Professor Sir Malcolm Grant

Chancellor, University of York and former Chair, NHS England

Chair

Lord Kennedy of Southwark

Shadow Spokesperson, Housing, Communities and Local Government

Speakers

Carol Bode

Chair of the Board, Radian Group

Richard Mazuch

Director, Design, Research and Innovation, IBI Group

Sue Adams

Chief Executive, Care and Repair England

Dr Nichola Stefanou

Director, Clinical Practice, Home Group