Engage spring 2021: The secrets of effective community engagement

18 May 2021 12:30pm – 2:00pmBST (+01:00)
Virtual (MS Teams)


About this session

Join us for an inspiring panel discussion exploring the secrets of effective engagement at a neighbourhood/community level. Panel members will reflect on the last year and share their experiences of working with local communities.  

They will bring examples of good practice from a neighbourhood level, including successful primary care and community champions programmes. We’ll hear about what panel members have learnt and how they’ll be building on their work going forwards.   

Chaired by Dr Ursula MontgomerySenior Clinical Advisor for Primary Care at NHS England and NHS Improvement, with panel members including Bill Graham, Community and Innovation Lead at Modality, and Bren McGowanSenior Policy Advisor at Healthwatch. This interactive session will explore questions around:  

  • Tips for engagement practitioners working across health and care and others who want to work more closely with communities at neighbourhood level. 
  • The ongoing challenges in engaging with communities, especially inclusion health groups. 
  • Building working with local communities into our practice and engaging partners/people to do this. 
  • The role of engagement professionals working at a CCG, regional, system, national level in supporting and enabling community engagement. 

Please note: Joining instructions and a link for this event will be sent 48 hours in advance 


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