Watch the presentations from our event in September 2023

Sir Liam Donaldson, Chair of NENC ICB: "The North East and North Cumbria vision for Healthier and Fairer 2030"

Dr Neil O’Brien, Exec Medical Director NENC ICB: "The importance of reducing smoking for the region: our health, wealth and economy" (part 1)

Ailsa Rutter OBE, Director of Fresh and Balance: "The Fresh programme: an overview to the NE approach of working together."

Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive, Action on Smoking and Health: "Advocating for change and policies to help reduce smoking."

Professor Robert West, Professor Emeritus of Health Psychology, University College London: "Modelling how to get down to 5% or fewer people smoking."

Professor Ann McNeill, Professor of Tobacco Addiction, Kings College London: "What role can vaping play in our efforts to end smoking?"

Dr Sharon Cox, Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group, University College London: "Supporting smokers to stop: Who needs the most support and what works best?"

Dr Ruth Sharrock, Clinical Lead for Tobacco Dependency NENC ICB: "Smokers at the centre - the NHS and LAs working together as a system to maximise quitting" (part 1)

Amanda Healy, Chair of the Association of Directors of Public Health North East: "Smokers at the centre: The NHS and LAs working together as a system to maximise quitting." (part 2)

Andy Lloyd, Head of Media and Communications, Fresh and Balance: "Communicating the vision"

Mary Kelly Foy MP, All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health vice chair: "Reflections on tobacco as a cross party issue and support for action."

Smoking survivors - cancer survivors Sue Mountain and Cathy Hunt talking about their experiences at the centre of a campaign (with Andy Lloyd)

Catherine Taylor: Regulation Manager, Fresh and Balance: "The role of regulation in reducing smoking down to 5%."

Lisa Holland, Fresh and Balance and Becca Scott, Public Health in Prevention Maternity Programme, NENC ICB: "Is second-hand smoke still an important issue?"