Overview

01 Feb, 20229:45 am-1:15 pm02 Feb, 20229:45 am-1:00 pm
Online Forum

The Health Inequalities Conference 2022 will explore how to address inequalities in healthcare access and outcomes across all protected characteristics. This event will cover how to measure health inequalities, resource allocation, best practice for addressing inequalities in both access and outcome, and the future role of ICSs. Participants be able to engage with leading practitioners, policy makers, and case study examples in live interactive discussions and Q&As.

The Health Inequalities Conference 2022 will explore how to address inequalities in healthcare access and outcomes across all protected characteristics. This event will cover how to measure health inequalities, resource allocation, best practice for addressing inequalities in both access and outcome, and the future role of ICSs. Participants be able to engage with leading practitioners, policy makers, and case study examples in live interactive discussions and Q&As.

Online Experience

  • Match making networking and live delegate meet ups
  • Replay functions so you never miss a session
  • Live chat, questioning and polling tools
  • Next generation conference engagement platform
  • Topic based discussion groups
  • Real time resources and presentations

Other Speakers

Emma Whitby photo
Emma Whitby
Chief Executive
Healthwatch Islington
Humma Nizami photo
Humma Nizami
Project Manager
Race Equality Network

Agenda

  • 1st February
  • 2nd February
9:00 am
Login and Accessing Online Event Platform
  • One on one networking opportunities and live delegate meet ups
  • Replay functions so you never miss a session
  • Live chat, questioning and polling tools
  • Real time resources and presentations
  • A next generation conference engagement platform
9:30 am
Your Tour of the Online Conference Platform

Before proceedings get underway, this short explainer session will explore how you can get the most out of our new next generation Conference platform.

Our IG Team will run through how to make virtual connections, creating networking meet ups, accessing content on demand and how to use our new Q&A, chat functions and virtual polling tools.

9:45 am
Chair's Welcome Address
Jonathan Marron
Jonathan Marron
Director General
Office for Health Improvement and Disparities
Invited
10:00 am
CQC Keynote: Learning from Ways of Working During Covid-19 to Tackle Health Inequalities
  • Identifying changes in ways of working that were developed during Covid-19 that can be used to address healthcare inequalities
  • Highlighting the importance of creating accessible pathways to person-centred care that reflects individual needs
  • Sharing best practice examples of practices that promote health equality by anticipating where inequality might arise
Ted Baker
Ted Baker
Chief Inspector of Hospitals
Care Quality Commission
Confirmed
10:20 am
Interactive Q&A Session
10:30 am
Healthwatch Keynote: Update on the Healthwatch EDI Plan
  • Highlighting how a focus on expanding which external stakeholders are engaged with can lead to improved health outcomes
  • Reflecting on the impact of the Healthwatch Equalities, Diversity, and Inclusion Plan on improving health equity
  • Sharing best practice for putting equalities at the heart of organisational culture to improve health outcomes
  • Addressing the barriers to successful delivery of the EDI Plan, and how Healthwatch is overcoming them
Chris McCann
Chris McCann
Acting National Director
Healthwatch England
Confirmed
10:50 am
Interactive Q&A Session
11:00 am
Networking & Refreshments Break
11:20 am
Using Data: Effectively Measuring and Identifying Health Inequalities
  • Examining the link between health outcomes and wider determinants, including ethnicity, income, housing, education, employment and environment
  • Identifying relevant indicators when attempting to measure health inequalities
  • Sharing best practice for measuring and identifying health inequalities
  • Highlighting the role of effective data sharing in measuring and identifying inequality
Lisa Murphy
Lisa Murphy
Senior Policy Manager – Centre for Improving Data Collaboration
NHSX
Invited
12:00 pm
Case Study: Early Intervention to Address Health Inequalities

The Health Child Prgoramme 0-5 I an evidence-based framework for the delivery of public health services to families. It is a universal prevention and early intervention programme that includes child health promotion, child health surveillance, screening, immunisations, child development reviews, prevention and early intervention to improve outcomes for children and reduce inequalities. This session will examine the evidence for approaches to early intervention for mothers and infants, including:

 

  • What interventions are effective in improving health outcomes for children and parents
  • “Quick wins”: relatively short interventions with evidence of improving child and parent outcomes in the short and long-term for large sections of the general population
  • The importance of implementing a robust system to identify need and refer families to additional support
Kirsten Asmussen
Kirsten Asmussen
Head of What Works Child Development
Early Intervention Foundation (EIF)
Confirmed
12:20 pm
Interactive Q&A Session
12:30 pm
Case Study: Improving Access to Services through Personal Health Budgets and Third Sector Partnerships

During the Covid-19 pandemic, City and Hackney CCG used its digitalised system to to fast track a “Stay Connected” PHB offer focussed on improving digital inclusion. This facilitated access to mobile phones and sim cards, enabling people to access remote support services, join online community activities, access resources and support online, and stay in touch with family and friends during lockdown and beyond. This session will focus on how PHBs can be used to improve access to services, including:

 

  • Examining the relationship between digital exclusion and protected characteristics
  • The impact of Stay Connected PHBs on digital inclusion, both during Covid-19 and now
  • The role of third sector partners in delivering the initiative
Catherine Macadam
Catherine Macadam
Former CCG Associate Member for Equality and Diversity, Sustainability and Primary Care
City & Hackney CCG
Invited
12:50 pm
Interactive Q&A Session
1:00 pm
Chair's Closing Remarks
Jonathan Marron
Jonathan Marron
Director General
Office for Health Improvement and Disparities
Invited
1:10 pm
Day 1 Close
9:00 am
Login and Accessing Online Event Platform
  • One on one networking opportunities and live delegate meet ups
  • Replay functions so you never miss a session
  • Live chat, questioning and polling tools
  • Real time resources and presentations
  • A next generation conference engagement platform
9:30 am
Your Tour of the Online Conference Platform

Before proceedings get underway, this short explainer session will explore how you can get the most out of our new next generation Conference platform.

Our IG Team will run through how to make virtual connections, creating networking meet ups, accessing content on demand and how to use our new Q&A, chat functions and virtual polling tools.

9:45 am
Chair's Opening Address
Jonathan Marron
Jonathan Marron
Director General
Office for Health Improvement and Disparities
Invited
10:00 am
Interactive Panel Discussion: The Role of Integrated Care Systems in Addressing Health Inequalities
  • Outlining the potential role for ICSs in addressing health inequalities
  • Discussing whether devolution deals are essential for ICSs to tackle health inequalities effectively
  • Highlighting the role of sharing data and information to effectively identify and tackle health inequalities
Niamh Lennox-Chhugani
Niamh Lennox-Chhugani
Chief Executive
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)
Confirmed
Russell Hills
Russell Hills
Chair
Surrey Downs Integrated Care Partnership
Invited
Dr Jessica Allen
Dr Jessica Allen
Deputy Director
UCL Institute of Health Equity
Confirmed
10:40 am
Case Study: Digital Support to Improve Access to Services

Healthwatch Islington have developed a digital support service to empower local people with digital skills. This session will provide key insights into:

  • Best practice for building digital skills in your community
  • The impact of upskilling on access to healthcare services
  • The impact of the programme on health inequalities in Islington
Emma Whitby
Emma Whitby
Chief Executive
Healthwatch Islington
Confirmed
11:00 am
Interactive Q&A Session
11:10 am
Networking Break
11:30 am
Workshop: Developing a Coproduction Approach to Implementing EDS2

Lambeth CCG developed pioneering demographic data collection, providing the CCG with the most comprehensive recording of this type of information of any area in the country and even in Europe. The information was used extensively to identify variations in access to treatment across the borough and to work with GPs on improving care. This session will focus on how this data has been used to guide commissioning decisions and address health inequalities, including:

 

  • Using needs assessment work to guide commissioning decisions an priority setting
  • Using data to provide targeted services for vulnerable groups
  • The role of local outreach and coproduction with the Living Well Network to ensure a community embedded approach to services
Theresa Osbourne
Theresa Osbourne
Former Director of Commissioning System Reform
Lambeth CCG
Invited
12:10 pm
Case Study: Covid-19 Prevention in Bradford

Since September, Bradford Race Equality Network (REN) has been delivering the COVID-19 Prevention Project for BAME and Central Eastern European communities. This session will discuss:

  • Best practice for working with community organisations to deliver a public health project
  • The impact of the Covid-19 Prevention Project on inequalities caused by Covid-19
  • Effective strategies for tackling misinformation, including the need to share culturally appropriate material
Humma Nizami
Humma Nizami
Project Manager
Race Equality Network
Confirmed
12:30 pm
Interactive Q&A
12:40 pm
Chair's Closing Remarks
Jonathan Marron
Jonathan Marron
Director General
Office for Health Improvement and Disparities
Invited
1:00 pm
Conference Close

*Programme Subject to Change

Pricing

  • Public Sector Rate (NHS/ Central & Local Gov/ Housing)
    £295 + VAT
  • Voluntary Sector (Large - £1Million+ Annual Income)
    £245 + VAT
  • Voluntary Sector (Small- Under £1Million Annual Income)
    £195 + VAT
  • Private Sector
    £395 + VAT