To improve population health so that our communities are healthier and able to get more out of life.
ELFT Equalities Workstream Webinars 2020 - Present
Food Poverty and Food Insecurity – a growing public health crisis’ Academics and experts address this issue and how it impacts on our communities.
Marmot Review: Ten Years on and COVID’ - Dr Jessica Allen, Deputy Director of the Institute of Health Equity Team and co-author of the Marmot reviews described how the Build Back Fairer report examined inequalities in COVID-19 mortality and the likely effects of the pandemic on health inequalities of the future
Health challenges facing people who have who No Recourse To Public Funds - included input from Dr Yusuf Ciftci, Policy and Advocacy Officer, Doctors of the World, Henry St Clair Miller, Head of NRPF, Refugee and Migrant Services, NRPF Network and Maria Iglesias, Head of Operations and Business Development with Praxis.
Poverty and what the NHS can do: Toby Lewis, Senior Fellow for Health Inequalities for The Kings Fund talks about what the NHS can do to maximise its contribution to tackle poverty. This webinar aimed to be practical and real about what we can do, against a backdrop of understanding the evidence. Watch the full webinar here.
Inclusion Health webinar: Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Communities – what can the NHS do? Dr Ines Campos-Matos, Head of Inclusion Health at the Office for Health Improvement & Disparities (OHID), Department of Health and Social Care presents alongside Michelle Gavin from Friends, Families and Travellers, a leading national charity that works to end racism and discrimination against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people. Watch the full webinar here.
Youth Violence and Gangs from a public health perspective: Led by Martin Griffiths CBE, consultant trauma and vascular surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust and National Clinical Director for Violence Reduction for NHS England alongside Lib Peck, director of the London Violence Reduction Unit at the Greater London Authority, and representatives from Redthread, a collaborative youth work charity that embeds youth workers within health settings, which has revolutionised the support available to young victims of violence. Watch the full webinar here.