This year’s theme is 'what can devolution mean for the health and wellbeing of people and places across the North?’. The conference is an opportunity to bring together individuals from across the North to discuss, share and learn how communities can all live long and prosper and closing the health gap between and within communities.
Hear from elected mayors, voluntary sector organisations, local enterprise partnerships, transport specialists, World Health Organization leads on healthy cities, NHS organisations, public health experts and leading academics. Speakers include Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England and Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead, WH Duncan Chair of Public Health at the University of Liverpool.
Aims and objectives of the conference are to:
• bring individuals across the North together to discuss, share and learn how we can all live long and prosper, closing the health gap between and within our communities
• provide a multi-disciplinary platform for presentations and discussions on key themes relating to devolution, health, wellbeing and growth
• showcase examples of good practice across the region in keeping with themes and recommendations outlined in the Due North report
• build engagement with professionals from all sectors in action to tackle the determinants of health
Who should attend:
Those working to address economic development, inclusive growth, addressing health inequalities, and poverty reduction, those involved in promoting healthy development in early childhood and working in community development and engagement.
This will be of particular interest to leaders and chief executives of local authorities, portfolio holders for regeneration and economic growth, portfolio holders for health and wellbeing portfolio holders, directors of regeneration and economic growth, members of health and wellbeing boards, members of local enterprise partnerships, representatives of housing organisations, voluntary and community sector organisations, clinical commissioning groups and commissioners of NHS services, public health professionals and academics working in the field of public health, inclusive growth and community engagement.
To see details about the programme and to book your place, please visit the Public Health England conference webpage. Places are allocated upon a ‘first come, first served’ basis.