Welcome to YHealth4Growth

Promoting the role of health in driving economic and inclusive growth in the Yorkshire and Humber region

Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network, NHS Confederation and Yorkshire Universities have formed a partnership to tackle the increasing socio-economic inequalities and boost health outcomes in Yorkshire and the Humber by encouraging and supporting more cross-sector working.

Last December we held our ‘YHealth for Growth: One Year On’ webinar. Aimed at executives and senior leaders from across health and care, higher education and local authorities, as well as business leaders in med tech and life sciences, this webinar was designed to both highlight opportunities and develop practical approaches to embedding sustainable and inclusive economic renewal and growth.
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In July 2020 we published our report ‘Levelling Up Yorkshire and Humber: health as the new wealth post-COVID’ which makes recommendations to regional and national leadership.
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In December 2019 we brought together senior leaders from the NHS, local authorities, education and industry for our inaugural ‘YHealth for Growth Conference’ to explore the role of health in driving economic and inclusive growth in our region.
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