2024 NIHR national #ARCseminar series – Health Inequalities

National Webinar Series: Health Inequalities

This spring we launch the 2024 NIHR ARCs national #ARCseminar series. In this series of three webinars, we explore how health inequity cuts across life stages and places.

Our speakers will present their research on health inequalities in early life, later life and between English regions

  • Wednesday 8 May 2024 at 1pm: Health inequalities in early life

Here, in the first webinar of the series, we explore: Health inequalities in early life. Three short talks cover research on health inequalities in the context of maternity, ethnicity, mental health and care-leavers. This is chaired by Prof Vashti Berry, Children’s Health and Maternity lead at ARC South West Peninsula (PenARC) and Director of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Research Collaboration (ChYMe).

  • Wednesday 5 June 2024 at 1pm: Regional health inequalities

In the second webinar of the series, we explore: Regional health inequalities. Three short talks cover research on health inequalities between English regions. This is chaired by NIHR Senior Investigator Prof Clare Bambra, Inequalities lead for ARC North East and North Cumbria and the ARCs nationally, whose interdisciplinary research focuses on understanding and reducing health inequalities.

  • Wednesday 10 July 2024 at 1pm: Health inequalities in later life

In the final webinar of the series, we explore: Health inequalities in later life. Three short talks cover research on LGBTQ+ inclusive care, palliative care needs of ethnically diverse patients and dementia inequalities. This webinar is chaired by NIHR Emeritus Senior Investigator Prof Marion Walker, MBE, the ARC East Midlands’ Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee Chair and also the Collaboration Lead between the ARC and Health Innovation East Midlands.

For more information and to book, please see the Eventbrite Collection for the webinar series

About The NIHR ARCs

We are the network of 15 NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARCs).  Funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), we are a research service close to the beating heart of health and social care. ARCs support applied health and care research across the country.

To find your local ARC, see the NIHR ARCs website join our monthly national newsletter and follow us on Twitter @NIHRARCs.

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