Morning, Tuesday, 10th March 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will assess next steps for reducing health inequalities in England - and the way forward for policy in the new parliament.
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 - as well as from Sara Bainbridge, Head of Policy and Influence (Health and Care), Macmillan Cancer Support; and Kevin Holton, Head, Experience of Care and Equalities and Health Inequalities, NHS England.
Further speakers include: Jazz Bhogal, Greater London Authority; Tim Elwell-Sutton, Health Foundation; Liz Gaulton, Coventry City Council; Dr Chad Hockey, Hammersmith and Fulham GP Federation; John Hume, People’s Health Trust; Emma Nichols, Hft; Mark Rowland, Mental Health Foundation and Professor Arpana Verma, University of Manchester.
Areas of focus in the agenda include:
- Learning from local approaches;
- Policy progress and next steps moving forward; and
- Supporting collaboration to improve outcomes.
- 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.