Will new public health and care systems improve pandemic preparedness?

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Public health, medical and policy experts will discuss future pandemic preparedness in light of changing health and care systems

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  • Time: 12pm – 1.30pm

Staffordshire University’s Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) and the Faculty of Public Health have collaborated on an annual health and inequalities conference since 2018. For this academic year we are hosting a series of short webinars on various aspects of COVID-19, related health impacts and inequalities.

We are delighted to invite you to the second in this this series, which considers whether new public health and care systems in England will make us better prepared and able to respond to future pandemics.

• Chair's Intro: Professor Zafar Iqbal, Associate Medical Director, Midland Partnership Foundation Trust

• View of the country’s leading independent health policy commentator on health and social care: Roy Lilley

• View of the Public Health Community: Professor Sian Griffiths, OBE, Emeritus Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong

• View of DPH and LA: Paul Edmondson-Jones, MBE, Director of Adult Social Care, Health Integration and Wellbeing, Stoke-on-Trent City Council

• Q&A

• Closing remarks.

Subsequent webinars will consider experiences and learning form COVID-19 in the context of housing and homelessness, deprivation, ethnicity, natural environment, the food system and diets, impact on women, education and children and young people. Details will be distributed in due course.

Details on how to join the sessions will be emailed in advance of the event to all those who register.


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