This seminar will explore lessons learned from the NHS Healthy New Towns, and discover how these can be translated in to the planning of new large-scale developments.

Draft Programme

12.30   Registration

A light lunch will be available.


13.00   Welcome and introduction from the Chair

            Julia Thrift, Projects Director, TCPA


Session 1: Principles for healthy new places


13.05   An overview of the Healthy New Towns programme

            Laura Wilkes, Senior Strategy Manager, NHS England


13.25   How, and why, health care provision is changing

            Chris Naylor, Senior Fellow in Health Policy, The King’s Fund


13.40   Funding and delivering new health care buildings

            Speaker tbc


14.00   Q&A


14.15   Coffee break


Session 2: Lessons from the Healthy New Towns


14.40   Collaborating with community groups to deliver social prescribing

            Radhika Bynon, The Young Foundation [tbc]


15:00   Creating a ‘health hub’ in Cranbrook

            Leslie Netherton, Cranbrook Healthy New Town team [tbc]


15.30   From traditional hospital to 21st century wellbeing campus

            Carl Mackie, Halton Lea Healthy New Town team [tbc]


16:00   Q&A


16.10   Closing remarks from the Chair


16.15   Seminar end

Price: £50+vat (£60) for TCPA Members; £100+vat (£120) for non-members; FREE for TCPA New Communities Group (NCG) members.

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This seminar is part of the TCPA New Communities Group (NCG) programme of events. The NCG consists of local authorities and development corporations bringing forward large-scale new developments, from Garden City inspired new towns and villages to urban regeneration and extension schemes. Further information on joining the NCG is available here.

Please note that it is not necessary to be registered on the site in order to complete your booking. Just enter your name and email address when completing the purchase to become registered automatically.

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