Health

Closes 6 Mar 2022

Opened 24 Nov 2020

Overview

The assembly heard evidence on health inequalities from a broad range of speakers with research and lived experience perspectives to focus on how they could tackle these in Bristol.

How should we tackle health inequalities in Bristol?                           

See the full list of speakers here 

To view speakers’ presentations, click here

Scroll below to watch videos of the Assembly presentations

 

Session 1 - What are health inequalities?

What are health inequalities – how health varies across the population
- Christina Gray, Director for Public Health, Bristol City Council

 

The prevalence of health inequalities in Bristol
- Adwoa Webber, Head of Clinical Effectiveness, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCG

 

Session 2 - What impact do health inequalities have?

How communities experience health inequalities>
- Elaine Flint, Wellspring Health Living Centre

 

 

The impact of health inequalities on people: experiences of food and fuel poverty
- Andy Street, Feeding Bristol

Social and economic costs of health inequalities
- David Gordon, University of Bristol

 

Session 3 - How can health inequalities be tackled?

Preventative Health Approaches
- Sally Hogg, Consultant in Public Health, Healthy People, Healthy Place at Bristol City Council

 

The impact of education, employment and skills
- Jane Taylor, Service Manager for Employment and Skills, Bristol City Council

 

The impact of housing, build environment and outside space
- Marcus Grant, Healthy Cities

 

Session 4 - How the system currently works

What are health inequalities – how health varies across the population
- Ben Moseley, Head of the Executive Office, Bristol City Council

 

How decisions are made, money is spent and the system works
- Seb Habibi, Healthier Together

 

Session 5 - What could be done in Bristol to tackle health inequalities?

City Council perspective
- Christina Gray, Director for Public Health, Bristol City Council

 

Health perspective
- Peter Brindle, Medical Director of Clinical Effectiveness for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

 

Communiity perspective
- Dominic Ellison, CEO at WECIL

 

 

 

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