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Marianne And Liam 100909 (Js Bh Updated 14 09 09)



Presentation by Marianne Abley and Liam Hughes at Turning the Tide event on 29th September 2009.

Presentation by Marianne Abley and Liam Hughes at Turning the Tide event on 29th September 2009.



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Marianne And Liam   100909 (Js Bh Updated 14 09 09) Marianne And Liam 100909 (Js Bh Updated 14 09 09) Presentation Transcript

  • National context Marianne Abley and Liam Hughes, IDeA
  • Working with you
    • What you tell us today is important
    • IDeA is working with councils and partners to improve the lives of people who live and work on the coast
    • Our offer of support – see delegate packs
    • Please tell us what else would help
  • Current climate
    • Local authorities and partners
    • expecting further consequences of economic downturn – on coasts and beyond
    • coastal communities need our help
    • despite huge efforts to help vulnerable families and communities
    • need to do much more to address social, financial and economic challenges
  • Coastal communities
    • LGA lobbying government to:
    • Ensure local priorities drive improvement
    • Recognise particular coastal challenges
    • Address deficit in funding for coastal regeneration
  • IDeA’s priorities
    • IDeA’s strategic programmes include support for coastal areas e.g:
    • Adult Social Care and Health
    • Children and Young People
    • Housing – e.g. supported the SEEDA funded 5 Towns Network
    • Healthy Communities programme
  • Healthy Communities Programme
    • Provided by IDeA – endorsed by LGA:
    • Funded by DH to support local councils in their health improvement role
    • ‘ Critical friend’ view supports councils and partners
    • Improvement support includes Peer Reviews, Leadership Academies, online support
  • The Coastal Workstream
    • Arose from analysis and concerns raised by
    • number of coastal areas which:
    • demonstrate significant internal health inequalities
    • often show similarities with inner cities
    • contribute significantly to national concerns about economic and social deprivation
  • Support for councils and partners
    • Published case studies, national events and follow-ups
    • Contribution to Coastal Regeneration Handbook
    • Mapping out key issues
    • Events like today’s are very important – we benefit from your insights and practical proposals
  • Marmot Review
    • An exciting opportunity to propose an evidence based strategy for reducing health inequalities
    • Report due December 2009 – government response 2010
    • Explore how national and local government and partners can reduce health inequalities and tackle the wider determinants
    • Reference group drawn from NHS and local government managers and practitioners to advise on how to implement the recommendations
  • Improving outcomes for coastal communities
    • Healthy Communities Programme:
    • Feed into Marmot review
    • Share promising practice and ideas
    • Provide Healthy Communities Peer Reviews
    • Provide an online community of practice to share with others who want to make a positive difference