Watch: Health and Housing: Unlocking the Opportunities

A webinar to discuss best practice in regard to housing schemes, their residents, and the wider health and care system.
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13 May 2024 10:30 - 12:00 GMT
Open to all


This webinar, in collaboration with the Housing Associations’ Charitable Trust (HACT) and the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE) sought to raise awareness within ICS, ambulance and community services about the work that housing associations and social housing providers do for their residents and how their resources can support the wider health and care system. 

The webinar shared examples of good practice of partnership working and examined the opportunities of system working to deliver improved health outcomes and a reduction in health inequalities.

In this webinar, we explored:

  • The connection between health and housing
  • The role of integrated care systems in housing and health
  • Best practice examples – partnership/system working

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  • Sarah Walter, Director, ICS Network, NHS Confederation 
  • Andrew van Doorn, Chief Executive, HACT

Black Country ICB Case Study:

  • Taps Mtemachani, Director of Transformation, Partnership and Population Health Academy, ICP Executive Lead, NHS Black Country ICB
  • Fay Shanahan, Corporate Director of Operations, Walsall Housing Group

Sussex Partnership Case Study:

  • Chris Harris, Associate Director of Housing, Chief Strategy and Partnerships Office (CSPO), Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Jim Aspdin, Director of Housing, Southdown Housing Association

Yorkshire Ambulance Service Partnership Case Study:

  • Derek Hatley, Lead Clinical Pathways Manager, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • Kirsty Jewitt, Care Link Manager, Wakefield District Housing