Tackling Childhood Obesity in West Yorkshire the role of nature and the outdoors

As part of  a national programme of workshops run by The Centre for Sustainble Healthcare and Ecosystem's Knowledge Network's we are pleased to bring you a workshop on the 25th November in conjunction with the South Penine LNP, bringing together healthcare professionals in Bradford and Airedale Districts and leaders of green space projects. The aim is to encourage more people to use green space projects to improve their health.

The event is for CCG representatives • GPs and primary healthcare staff • public health and social
care specialists • spatial planners • Local Nature Partnerships and others involved in improving access

The day includes discussing the health priorities of the local area, the evidence base for green space projects and how to measure the health outcomes followed by a dragon's den exercise where green space projects presented their ideas to healthcare professionals.

Our chair will be Pam Warhurst and key speakers include: 

  • Professor Harry Rutter, Senior strategic adviser on
    obesity, Public Health England
  • Cllr. Hawarun Hussain (Bradford)
  • Dr. Sally Barber and Dr. Sara Ahern, Born in
    Bradford Project
  • Dr. Zoe Knowles and Dr. Lynne Boddy, Liverpool
    John Moores University

The workshop will be held at the Advanced Techonology Centre from 9.30-3.30. To book your place please do so here