Kellogg Urban Knowledge Exchange: Healthy Cities

A multidisciplinary seminar, as part of the Kellogg Urban Knowledge Exchange series.

Is designing healthy communities the right response to an overstretched NHS?

It has been estimated by the NHS that obesity alone costs the service £5.1billion a year. With trusts struggling to cope with rising deficits, patient demand and widespread staff shortages, preventing people becoming ill has become a priority.

It’s an opportunity to design new homes and neighbourhoods to promote wellbeing and enable independence. But how do we ensure everyone can live a healthy life no matter where they live?

We have asked leading voices in the field to share their knowledge, research and pitch their views on the subject. This is the next event in our series examining key urban issues. It is certain to provoke some lively discussion.

Chair:

Professor Carl Heneghan, Kellogg College

Speakers:

Danny McDonnell, NHS England

Sian Whyte, Design Council

Chris Naylor, The King’s Fund

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This event is free and open to all. Booking is required, book here.

Refreshments will be served from 16:30, the seminar will begin at 17:00. You are welcome to stay for drinks after the event.

Kellogg Urban Knowledge Exchange seminar series 2018-2019

16th January 2019           URBAN PLANNING

6th March 2019              BREXIT, UNIVERSITIES & REGIONAL ‘REGENERATION’

15th May 2019                COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Find out more about the Kellogg Urban Knowledge Exchange seminar series.