North West Obesity Network Meeting in association with N8 AgriFood – registration open

Food Poverty, Mental Health and Obesity: Understanding the interplay to tackle health inequalities

Thursday 10th May 2018

Attendance to this meeting is free but you will need to register to attend as places are limited.

More information here

9.30 Registration

9.50 Welcome and Introduction – Dr Charlotte Hardman and Dr Louise Thompson, ASO North West regional co-ordinators.

10.00 Dr Charlotte Hardman, Lecturer in Appetite and Obesity, University of Liverpool

Socio-economic disadvantage and obesity: Do stress and eating behaviours play a role?

10.30 Lucy Antal, Sustainable Food Adviser, The Food Domain & Project Manager, Regional Food Economy NW

The bigger picture: Addressing issues of fresh food access.

11.00 Refreshments and networking

11.30 Ben Pearson, Empowerment Programme Officer, Food Power

Exploring the role of empowerment in tackling food poverty: How can the experts with lived experience of food poverty, mental health and obesity have influence?

12.00 Robbie Davison, Director, Can Cook

Good Food Areas – How to stop food poverty.

12.30 Close