Population Health and Equity Webinar Series 2023

27 Sep 2023

Please join us for our upcoming webinar on population health and tobacco dependence

Tuesday 3 October, 12pm-1pm BST / 1pm-2pm CEST

Register via Eventbrite.

King’s Health PartnersDEFACTUM and Human First are bringing together experts from south east London and Central Denmark Region to address challenges and solutions to improving social and health equity in our two health systems.

The series will focus on issues related to respiratory health including interventions to address tobacco dependence, challenges in responding to the effects of infectious disease, including long COVID, and consideration of how system trust and leading with compassion are key enablers for improving health equity

The second webinar in our series will focus on tobacco dependence. We will hear the latest evidence on smoking habits in Denmark and the UK, and innovations to support smoking cessation. This will include the South East London experience of implementing the Ottawa Model for smoking cessation.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Dr Irem Patel, Joint Director Clinical Strategy, King’s Health Partners. Irem is a Consultant Integrated Respiratory Physician at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London, the Chair of the South East London Respiratory Right Care Network and member of the London Respiratory Programme Board.  Irem also co-leads the Respiratory Department and Public Health Committee at King’s College Hospital, is the Trust’s Smokefree lead and a Trustee of the Primary Care Respiratory Society.
  • Ray McGrath, Smoking cessation lead at South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and recently completed his tenure as nursing lead on King’s Health Partners’ programme to improve physical health of people with severe mental illness. Ray will discuss tobacco dependence in severe mental illness and physical health checks.
  • Dr Søren Sperling, MD and PhD Student at Department of Respiratory Diseases and Allergy, Aarhus University Hospital. Special interest in COPD and respiratory infections. Presentation on Danish smoking habits and options for smoking cessation in Denmark.

Register your place via Eventbrite.

To view the whole series please refer to: King’s Health Partners Events (kingshealthpartners.org)