What we're learning from our work improving health in our communities
Alongside Demos, we explored the connection between people's personal finances and poor health, and identified four key ways to better design financial interventions to help people with multiple long-term conditions.
Our Policy and Partnerships Manager, Rowena Estwick, shares how we're working to understand the opportunities and barriers to equitable health in urban areas, comparing our boroughs to neighbourhoods elsewhere in the world.
Our Portfolio Managers, Rohan Martyres and Matt Towner, explore the social risk factors strand of our programme on multiple long-term conditions, and how we plan to support improvements to wider social aspects of how people live, work and age.
Our Portfolio Manager, Carole Coulon, reflects on the homes strand of our Childhood obesity programme, the challenges we've faced, and how we're testing projects with partners to improve children's health in homes and early years settings.
Our Portfolio Manager, Rebecca Sunter, delves into the work we're doing with schools to reduce childhood obesity, what we've learned, and what it'll take to make impactful change throughout school environments.
Our Portfolio Manager, Jessica Attard, explores what we've learned so far through the streets strand of our childhood obesity programme, how we're working across sectors to address our obesogenic streets, and what are next steps are.
Teaming up with Behavioural Insights Team, we explore why targetting school settings is vital in helping to reduce the childhood obesity inequality gap, and how we can support a ‘whole school culture’ to have the greatest impact.
Our Portfolio Manager, Michael Parsons, explores our vision for what healthcare is - place-based, insight-led and more than just disease - and how we plan to intervene through our healthcare strand to slow people's progression from one to many multiple conditions.
Our Programme Director, Kate Langford, explores the issue of air pollution in cities, how we can learn from others making headway towards change and the opportunities available to find innovative solutions in London.
Two years into our multiple long-term conditions programme, our Programme Director, Barbara Reichwein, shares what we've learned and how we’re applying it to test solutions in Lambeth and Southwark.