What can we learn from overseas about partnership working and engaging communities for healthier places? For FoL’s first ever international site visit we took a virtual trip across the pond where the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and their partner the Trust for Public Land have been transforming the … Read more
This is a guest post from Harry Knibb, Principal Consultant for Sustainable Places, WSP, as part of Future of London’s Workspace for All event. Our climate is changing, resources are finite, society is becoming older, lonelier and facing new health challenges, and technology is evolving at a faster rate than ever … Read more
Healthy placemaking is an essential part of delivering age-friendly cities, but it requires robust cross-sector collaboration. Planning can improve public health by promoting active travel, enhancing air quality, delivering and protecting open space. Social isolation, a key issue for our ageing population, can be reduced by supporting social interaction in town … Read more
The final seminar in our Delivering Public Health series explored what stakeholders are doing to link food and health in their communities.
We held the second event in our Delivering Public Health series on May 15th, which focused on the impact of poverty and inequality on increasing health outcomes at local level.