Date and time
Thursday 12 July, 2018
LS11 8NDView map
About this event
Join us for the next Locality Health and Wellbeing Network meeting. We will be discussing:
- tackling health inequalities and the public health agenda: the role of community organisations. With speakers including Tony Dylak, CEO at Royds Bradford, and Merron Simpson, CEO at the NHS Alliance
- creating an action plan for a ‘community health service’ – how do we bridge the gap between clinical and community perspectives? With practical discussions on tackling barriers with contributions from local government, clinical and community perspectives
- how local political leadership in transforming commissioning can drive local-systems change and improve health and wellbeing outcomes. Local government perspectives from Locality’s Keep it Local campaign.
This event is open to Locality members, as well as commissioners, councillors and health practitioners. Please invite colleagues who would be interested to attend.
Tony Dylak, CEO at Royds Bradford
Merron Simpson, CEO at the NHS Alliance
Councillor James Lewis, Deputy Leader at Leeds Council
More speakers will be announced soon.
- Places, spaces, people and wellbeing: Evidence from the What Works Wellbeing Centre around global evidence on improving people’s wellbeing through changes to community infrastructure
- Read our campaign briefing, to find out more about a Keep it Local approach to public services
- Bill Graham of New Wortley Community Association on why he believes we need a Community Health Service
Arrivals, registrations and refreshments
||Tony Armstrong, Chief Executive, Locality|
Addressing health inequalities: the role of community organisations
||Professor Paul Johnstone, Regional Director of Public Health, North of England|
Q & A
Re-designing the health system around communities: what change do we need?
|Merron Simpson, CEO, NHS Alliance; Tony Dylak, CEO, Royds Bradford; Professor Jane South, Leeds Beckett University and PHE|
Creating an action plan for a ‘community health service’: How do we bridge the gap between clinical and community perspectives?
Including discussion groups on tackling barriers with contributions from local government, clinical and community perspectives
|Introduced by Bill Graham, New Wortley Community Centre|
How local government systems-change can boost health and wellbeing outcomes
||Councillor James Lewis, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Strategy and Resources, Leeds City Council|
How to adopt a Keep it Local approach to commissioning public services?
Discussion groups to co-design the principles which should underpin this approach, and the practical challenges local authorities face
|Ed Wallis, Head of Public Affairs and Policy, Locality|
Coffee and networking