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Policy

We believe our health and that of our planet are inextricably linked. We lead conversations to build a healthier society by considering the wider determinants.

Areas of focus

We recognise that improving lives at scale requires a whole-system approach that considers the wider determinants of health. Our policy work ensures that decision-makers understand how improving outcomes in these areas will catalyse communities to make more informed decisions about their health.

Areas of focus

We recognise that improving lives at scale requires a whole-system approach that considers the wider determinants of health. Our policy work ensures that decision-makers understand how improving outcomes in these areas will catalyse communities to make more informed decisions about their health.

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Mental health and wellbeing

Raising awareness of small everyday actions to improve and sustain positive mental health and wellbeing outcomes for entire communities.

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Tackling inequalities

Platforming lived experiences to outline barriers to physical activity for under-represented groups and recommending targeted action to reduce health inequalities.

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Physical activity

Championing the importance of healthier, active communities and the impact that this has on reducing preventable non-communicable disease.

Active Travel

Driving change in infrastructure and resources to enable people to make more sustainable travel choices.

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Connecting communities

Advising decision-makers on hyper-local solutions to help people to connect to their communities in which they feel safe, that they belong and they feel valued.

Natural environment

Encouraging communities to connect with their local green and blue spaces and act in a more environmentally-responsible way.

Consultation responses

As part of shaping the policy agenda, we regularly respond to public consultations arranged by the government, devolved administrations, parliamentary committees and other key stakeholders. Our evidence submissions are informed through insight and data obtained in our programmes and those we work with.

Natural Environment

Children, young people and the built environment

Natural Environment

EFRA: Urban green spaces inquiry

Mental health and wellbeing

A National Plan for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Physical activity

Scottish Parliament: Inquiry into female participation in sport and physical activity

DCMS Select Committee

Women's Sport Inquiry

Natural environment

The Future for National Parks in Scotland

Tackling inequalities

APPG on Left Behind Neighbourhoods: Inquiry into levelling up

Mental health and wellbeing

Health and Social Care Select Committee: Prevention in Health and Social Care Inquiry

Briefings

As part of shaping the policy agenda, we regularly respond to public consultations arranged by the government, devolved administrations, parliamentary committees and other key stakeholders. Our evidence submissions are informed through insight and data obtained in our programmes and those we work with

Natural Environment

Children, young people and the built environment

See response

Natural Environment

EFRA: Urban green spaces inquiry

See response

Mental health and wellbeing

A National Plan for Mental Health and Wellbeing

See response

Physical activity

Scottish Parliament: Inquiry into female participation in sport and physical activity
See response

DCMS Select Committee

Women’s Sport Inquiry
See response

Natural environment

The Future for National Parks in Scotland
See response

Tackling inequalities

APPG on Left Behind Neighbourhoods: Inquiry into levelling up
See response
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Memberships

APPG for a Fit and Healthy Childhood

APPG for Cycling and Walking

APPG for Sport

Sport For Development Coalition

The Enterprise Forum

School Sport Activity Sector Forum

Sport and Recreation Alliance

Engagements

Discover our upcoming engagements.

East of England Mental Health & Physical Activity conference

29 March 2023

Burnley Beat the Street launch

26 April 2023

Include Summit

3-4 May 2023

Engagements

Discover our upcoming engagements.

East of England Mental Health & Physical Activity conference

29th March 2023

Burnley Beat the Street launch

26th April 2023

Include Summit

3rd-4th May 2023

Advisory Panel

Intelligent Health has brought together an esteemed group of professionals from across 10 sectors to identify whole-system solutions to tackle health inequalities. Building on our work as a Sport England System Partner and our tried and tested place-based approaches, the Panel will seek to implement best practice through Beat the Street delivery.

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Ready to talk?

Journalists, civil servants and other relevant contacts can speak with our external affairs team. We are also keen to hear from similar organisations seeking to collaborate at a policy-influencing level.

Our external affairs team

Emily Carter

Emily Carter

Head of External Affairs

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Khanyie Sowerby

PR and Social Media Officer

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