This conference, organised between the TCPA and the Green Infrastructure Partnership (GIP), explores how we can finance, plan, design and manage green spaces to maximise their value to people's health and wellbeing.

Available presentations can be viewed by clicking on the links below.

Session 1: Could, and should, health budgets fund green spaces?

Dr Caroline Jessel, Chair of Kent Nature Partnership and former NHS Lead for Sustainability and Health

Robin Smale, Director of Vivid Economics

David Buck, Senior Researcher, The King's Fund

Could, and should, health budgets fund green spaces?

Clare Olver, The Natural Health Service and The Mersey Forest

The Natural Health Service

Session 2: Maximising the health and wellbeing benefits of green infrastructure

Dr Anna Jorgensen, University of Sheffield, Landscape Architecture

Improving wellbeing through urban nature – what we know so far

Alison King, Principal Landscape Architect and Jennette Emery-Wallis, Director, LUC

Measurable delight? Assessing play places for health and wellbeing impacts

Session 3: Creating new green and healthy places

Jessie Fieth, Project Assistant, PERFECT, TCPA

Delivering green infrastructure at different scales: learning from policy and practice internationally through PERFECT

Alison Smith, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

A framework for planning green spaces

Emily Woodason, Senior Landscape Architect, Arup

Fitzpark – how small sites can have a big impact on wellbeing

Session 4: Enhancing green spaces, enhancing wellbeing

Dr Phil Askew, Director Landscape & Placemaking, Peabody

Thamesmead – London’s green new town

Rachel Stancliffe, Director, Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

Greening the NHS, one space at a time…