Housing and its contribution to health

The evidence, the business case, the health economics
Event type: 
Live online event


About this online event

The NHS needs to make more of its relationship with partners and fellow service providers to help deliver better health and wellbeing and greater efficiencies for service users and local communities.

Building on our event in March, this live online event will explore the benefits that one of these partners, the housing sector, can bring to health economies. It will draw on joint work from The King’s Fund and New NHS Alliance on the evidence and economics of housing and health.

Speakers include:

  • David Buck, Senior Fellow, Public Health and Inequalities, The King's Fund
  • Merron Simpson, Chief Executive, New NHS Alliance
  • Rachael Byrne, Executive Director, Care and Support, Home Group.

What will you learn?

The session will provide you with:

  • an understanding of the subtle but important differences in how the health and housing sectors use and value ‘evidence’ and ‘health economics’ in their decision making
  • lessons from case studies where housing associations have been successful in using ‘health economics’ with the health sector
  • insight into what elements are required to make a good business case to health partners
  • a stronger understanding of why health and housing sometimes 'miss each other' and how to address this in local relationships.

Who is this event for?

This event is aimed at:

  • those in the health system involved with STPs, devolution and public health (in local authorities and beyond)
  • CCG commissioners and providers who work with and increasingly depend on strong relationships with the local housing sector
  • housing sector chief executives, business and service development managers and finance directors.