Upcoming events

The Health Inequalities programme aims to supports boards to make sense of health inequalities and embed it as a core part of the board’s business. These events are free to attend however please book your place in advance.


Webinars are between 60-90 minutes. These events allow delegates to hear from expert speakers on the event topic, where they share theory, interventions and case studies. This is followed by a facilitated Q&A.

Improving access and engagement for rural and coastal communities | Monday 25 March 2024

This virtual webinar will take place on Monday 25 March 2024 on Zoom from 2.30pm to 4.00pm.

This webinar is one of a series of events taking place within our Health Inequalities programme.

This webinar will explore:

  • health inequalities experienced by rural and coastal communities
  • trust-led interventions that have improved access to services, workforce recruitment and retention, and increased engagement with these populations.

These discussions, followed by an interactive Q&A
s, will allow reflective dialogue between trust leaders to implement effective change for these communities.

This webinar is open to NHS board members and health inequalities leads from trusts, foundation trusts and ICBs.

Book now.

Peer learning forums

Peer learning events are between 75-90 minutes. These events allow delegates to have in-depth, facilitated breakout discussions and network with colleagues working on health inequalities.

Is NHS England's EDI improvement plan an effective lever for trusts working as anchor institutions? | Friday 10 May 2024

This virtual peer learning event will take place on Friday 10 May 2024 on Zoom from 11.00am to 12.30pm.


This peer learning event is one of a series of events taking place within our Health Inequalities programme.


This interactive online event will explore:

  • High impact action four (HIA4) of NHS England’s equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) improvement plan: develop and implement an improvement plan to address health inequalities within the workforce
  • NHS trusts’ role as anchor institutions in tackling health inequalities faced by staff
  • Key challenges and practical solutions for trusts to meet the success metrics outlined in HIA4.


This event is open to all NHS Providers members, specifically board members from Trusts, Foundation Trusts and Integrated Care Boards.


Register now.

Previous events

To access previous event recordings, presentations and discussion notes, please explore the programme's resources page.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the programme and how it could support your trust, a case study to share, any speakers you would like to suggest for our upcoming events, or if you would like to speak with our team further about any of the resources, then please do get in touch. 

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