Effective local action on Air Pollution in London Lucy Saunders

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Effective local action on Air Pollution in London Lucy Saunders

  1. 1. Public Health & Air QualityLucy Saunders FFPHPublic Health Specialist GLA / TfL
  2. 2. What is Public Health?The science and art of promoting and protecting health andwell-being, preventing ill-health and prolonging lifethrough the organised efforts of society.
  3. 3. What are the public health priorities?
  4. 4. Why transport is vital for the health of LondonersLondon’s existingtransport systemAirPollutionRoad TrafficCollisionsPooraccessibilityPhysicalInactivityCancerHeart DiseaseLung diseaseChilddevelopmentDeaths & InjuriesMental healthCommunityBreakdownSocial isolationDiabetesObesityThe health impacts of thetransport system in Londonrelate mostly tomotorised road transport.
  5. 5. The main transport impacts on healthCosts toUKsocietySocialgradientPhysicalInactivityAirPollutionRoad collisions£9.8bn £8.7bn£10.6bn
  6. 6. How to become a local health priorityClinicalCommissioningGroupHealth & WellbeingBoardHealth &WellbeingStrategyJSNA PHOF+
  7. 7. Air Quality Guides for Public HealthAir quality data for each boroughwww.london.gov.uk/air-quality/healthSo far we have produced:-Camden-Greenwich-Haringey-Lewisham-Redbridge-Wandsworth-Waltham Forest-Westminster
  8. 8. High level outcomesWider determinantsHealthimprovementHealth protectionHealthcare improvementPublic Health Outcome Framework
  9. 9. High level outcomesWider determinantsHealthimprovementHealth protectionHealthcare improvementPublic Health Outcome Framework
  10. 10. What makes a street a healthy streetis largely the same as what makes astreet vital, liveable, good for thelocal economy and good for theenvironmentClean AirShade &ShelterPeople feelsafePlaces tostopPeoplechoose towalk andcyclePeople feelrelaxedPedestriansfrom allwalks of lifeThings tosee and doNot too noisy
  11. 11. High level outcomesWider determinantsHealthimprovementHealth protectionHealthcare improvementPHOF –links between transport & health
  12. 12. Clean AirShade &ShelterPeople feelsafePlaces tostopPeoplechoose towalk andcyclePeople feelrelaxedPedestriansfrom allwalks of lifeThings tosee and doNot too noisyWhat are your ambitionsand aspirations for thestreets in your borough?
  13. 13. lucy.saunders@london.gov.uk

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