Westminster Health Forum

Reducing health inequalities in England - learning from local approaches, supporting system-wide collaboration, and next steps for policy

Morning, Tuesday, 10th March 2020

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This conference will assess next steps for reducing health inequalities in England.


It is timed to follow the publication of Health Equity in England: The Marmot Review 10 Years On and will bring together key stakeholders and policymakers to discuss the way forward for system-wide collaboration to tackle health inequalities and close the life expectancy gap between the richest and poorest in society.


There will be keynote contributions from Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Director, Institute of Health Equity, University College London and Professor Paul Johnstone, Regional Director, North of England, Public Health England.


Areas of focus in the agenda include:


  • Learning from local approaches,
  • Policy progress and next steps moving forward, and
  • Supporting collaboration to improve outcomes.

The agenda


  • Progress on reducing health inequalities and the potential impact of The Marmot Review 10 Years On;
  • Assessing the response to The Marmot Review 10 Years On and next steps moving forward;
  • Supporting system-wide collaboration and improving the social determinants of health;
  • Opportunities for tackling inequalities at the local level - innovation, community engagement and the impact of technology; and
  • Next steps for policy and supporting place-based approaches to tackling inequalities.


Keynote Speakers

Professor Paul Johnstone

Regional Director, North of England, Public Health England

Professor Sir Michael Marmot

Professor of Epidemiology and Director, Institute of Health Equity, University College London

Keynote Speakers

Professor Sir Michael Marmot

Professor of Epidemiology and Director, Institute of Health Equity, University College London

Professor Paul Johnstone

Regional Director, North of England, Public Health England

Speakers

Liz Gaulton

Director, Public Health and Wellbeing, Coventry City Council

Kevin Holton

Head, Experience of Care and Equalities and Health Inequalities, NHS England

Sara Bainbridge

Head of Policy and Influence (Health and Care), Macmillan Cancer Support

Tim Elwell-Sutton

Assistant Director, Strategic Partnerships, Healthy Lives Team, Health Foundation

Mark Rowland

Chief Executive, Mental Health Foundation

Professor Arpana Verma

Clinical Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology and Head, Division of Population Health, Health Services Research and Primary Care, University of Manchester

John Hume

Chief Executive, People’s Health Trust

Emma Nichols

Manager, Personalised Technology, Hft

Emma Nichols

Personalised Technology Manager, Hft

Dr Chad Hockey

Board Director, Hammersmith and Fulham GP Federation