Tackling Health Inequalities through Population Health Management

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Is this programme for you?

Do you work in Health and Social Care , Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE), or Primary Care?

Do you like to have an understanding of Population Health Management and how important it is as a concept and practice in addressing health inequalities?

Do you want to understand the impact of strategic workforce planning in tackling health inequalities?

Do you want to learn about Population Health Management (PHM) capabilities in line with the PHM
Maturity Matrix as part of the Primary Care Network development?

These 90 minutes masterclasses are to help you to:

i) Tackle some of the health and workforce inequalities from a regional, local and national level.

ii) Understand the strategic workforce planning in tackling health inequalities.

iii) Support you build and adopt a population health management approach in your day to day work.

These series of masterclasses will be accessible across NHS England’s six regions East of England , Midlands , London , South East, South West and Northwest.

Aims of the Masterclasses

  • Develop system participants’ capacity and capability that is confident in utilising a population health management approach.
  • Understand the care and health needs of specific populations, this may include but not limited to understanding treatment gaps, inequalities, and impact of the wider determinants of health
  • Explore and review evidence based population health approaches at local and regional level to inform need based planning and cost effectiveness in decision making and prioritisation
  • Utilising Population Health management approach in continuous improvement to reduce demand for Health and Care services, reduce inequalities and improve public and patient outcomes and sustainable public services

The Programme is a collaborative work of six NHS England Leadership & Lifelong Learning Teams. Facilitated jointly by NHS England Leadership Academy delivery partners Enhance Coaching and Consultancy Ltd (lot 1 & 2) and Carter & Corson Partnership Ltd Lot 3.

Who can attend the programme?

East of England region; South East region; London region; South West region; and Midlands region secondary (all system workforce), Social and Primary Care Networks including GPs, ICS’s, Pharmacy, Optometry and Dental, Paramedics, ARRS roles, community, and practice nurses; midwives and health visitors; social workers, family planning or sexual health clinics; out of hours GP services

Please note the links below will take you to the Midlands NHS Leadership Academy website to register and book a place on the masterclass.

i) Population Health Management and Health Inequalities Masterclass

Objective of the session

  • Understand the meaning, and content of population health approaches in the context of system or ICS
  • Identify local, regional, and national opportunities for improving population health and evidence-based approaches (best practice).
  • Understand the role of system to challenge their approach toward population health.

Wednesday 24 May 1.30-3.00
Thursday 1 June 10.00-11.30
Thursday 22 June 10.00-11.30
Wednesday 19 July 10.00-11.30

ii) Strategic Workforce Planning and Population Health Management

Objective of the session

  • Understand the impact of strategic workforce planning in tackling health inequalities and how Population Health Management can be an asset in effective workforce planning
  • Ensure participants/workforce have the skills and leadership that meet their population health needs
  • Improve understanding of population health management information


Thursday 25 May 1.30-3.00
Tuesday 20 June 10.00-11.30

Monday 26th June, 1:30-3:00
Wednesday 12 July 10.00-11.30
Thursday 20 July 10.00-11.30

iii) Techniques to embed Population Health Management Approaches in Day-to-Day Work

Objective of the session

  • Learn about the core PHM capabilities – Infrastructure, Intelligence, Interventions, and Incentives – to support maturity in line with the PHM Maturity Matrix
  • Behaviour science approach addressing health inequalities and patient and public involvement
  • Tacking digital poverty, fuel poverty, language barriers and health inequalities in access health service

Wednesday 7 June 1.30-3.00
Tuesday 27 June 10.00-11.30
Thursday 13th July, 10:00-11:30

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