Population Health

Greater Manchester VCSE Assembly: The Future of Prevention in GM

Monday 3rd February 2020

We know that the VCSE sector plays a hugely important role in helping people to stay well and prevent health problems, as well as supporting those who are unwell. Delegates were invited to attend this assembly event at a crucial point in time to hear more about for Greater Manchester’s plans around protecting the health of Greater Manchester’s citizens and to have your say in their development.

As pre-event preparation, delegates were sent a copy of the GM Population Health System Reform paper that outlines 6 key areas for reform across GM in the next 12-18 months. They were asked to paticularly focus on Section 6 of the paper as this would form the basis of discussions fo the event, The key note speakers were Jane Pilkington,Deputy Director Population Health and David Boulger,Head of Population Health Transformation at the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.

Event programme 

GM Population Health Reform paper

Speaker presentations

General discussion notes from table discussions 

Notes from Prevention and VCSE Leadership workshop sessions 

Notes from Policy Focus workshop sessions

Notes fom Governance workshop sessions

Notes from Investment into Prevention workshop sessions

Link to Micro-funding briefing 

Link to the Kings Fund report: A vision for population health: Towards a healthier future

Link to Kings Fund report: The role of cities in improving population health: international insights

Link to the The Well-being of Future Generations Act (Wales) 

Proposed Greater Manchester Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Commissioning Framework and Delivery Plan

Greater Manchester VCSE Assembly: Health and Social Care: Population Health 

Thursday 26th October 2017 

The Greater Manchester Population Health Plan set out an approach to delivering a radical upgrade in population health. It is informed by the best empirical evidence and by the views of the people of Greater Manchester. It aims to acknowledge the vital contribution communities make to health and wellbeing and put person and community-centred approaches at the centre of the plan. Since the plan was published a number of work programmes have been developed under the themes of Start well, Live well, Age well.

This event offered delegates an opportunity to meet the lead officers from a selection of programmes at varying developmental stages and discuss the potential contributions of the VCSE in terms of shaping design, delivery and engaging communities. The keynote speaker was Martin Ashton, Head of Public Health Operations at the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership

Delegates had an opportunity to take part in 2 separate workshop discussions during the event around the following topics; Food, Nutrition & Healthy Weight, Lifestyle and Wellness, Tobacco, Health and employment. 

The speaker presentation and programme and the workshop notes from the day are available to view and download below.

Population Health Assembly programme

Speaker presentation  - Population Health 

Notes from Food, Nutrition and Health Weight discusssion group 

Notes from Lifestyle and Wellness discussion group

Notes from Tobacco discussion group 

Notes from Cancer discussion group 

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