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Narrowing the gap: reducing healthcare inequalities

15 Jun 2022
The Auditorium
Health inequalities

This session brings together experts in health inequalities and senior leaders from different levels of the system to discuss what tangible action we can take to reduce healthcare inequalities, what we can learn from the pandemic and how we can narrow the gap during recovery.

The panel will also discuss outcomes and recommendations from an upcoming report from the NHS Confederation, covering the response of health and care services to challenges identified by Public Health England (PHE) about the impact of COVID-19 on populations, including people with different protected characteristics, as described in the PHE report by Kevin Fenton in 2020.

Speakers
Nick Kituno, Correspondent - Health Service Journal
Bola Owolabi, Director - Healthcare Inequalities - NHS England and NHS Improvement
Chris Bentley, Independent Population Health Consultant - Professor Chris Bentley Consulting Ltd.; Wirral Community Health and Care FT
Marie Gabriel CBE, Independent Chair Designate - NEL ICS
Michael Marmot, Director - UCL Institute of Health Equity
Owen Williams OBE, Chief Executive Officer - Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust