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Place, neighbourhood, community: ICS partnerships and the drive to improve health and reduce inequalities

16 Jun 2021
FZ - Protecting health, Improving health
Protecting health, Improving health

Hear a panel discussion hosted by Andrew Fenton, from SCW delivered by leads from local government, health and care on the integrated care system partnership role in health improvement and inequalities. The session will cover:

• how ICS partnerships are set to evolve and take on more defined responsibilities for health improvement and inequalities, and how they can cultivate strong collaborative working and avoid medicalising the approach

• what can ICSs do to support, enable and promote change at place, neighbourhood and community level, ensuring that there is a sustainable impact on both health and social determinants.

This session forms part of the Protecting health, Improving health feature zone that is supported by NHS SCW.

Speakers
Andrew Fenton - Host, Director for Health Improvement & Inequalities - NHS South, Central and West CSU
Fiona Edwards, ICS Lead - Frimley Health and Care
James Williams, Director of Public Health - Medway Council
Dr Rupa Joshi, PCN Co-Clinical Director and GP - Wokingham North PCN and Woodley Centre Surgery - Member of the primary care network board