Fairer Health For All

Fairer Health for All is Greater Manchester’s (GM) response to ‘Build Back Fairer’, a series of national must-dos and regional ambitions to advance equalities across our city region, as well as a system-wide commitment to address root causes of ill health and inequalities and create a healthier, cleaner, and greener place to live, for all.

  • NHS Staff including GM ICP strategy development team, exec team, public health, equality diversity and inclusion staff, people and culture teams, comms, and engagement
  • Primary care: GP, dental, eyecare, community pharmacy
  • Secondary care: Planned elective care, emergency care, mental health
  • Community health: DASS, child health services, sexual health, district nurses, social prescribing, and community connectors
  • Public Health Leaders in place – and including GMPHLN, cross service local authority engagement
  • Voluntary, Community, Faith, and Social Enterprise sector – Equality Alliance
  • GM Housing Providers
  • Local infrastructure organisations
  • Commissioners
  • Cost of living and citizen advice organisations
  • GM residents
  • GM Chambers of Commerce and GM
  • Businesses
  • Designed as a comprehensive, in-depth learning and development opportunity
  • Enables learners from a non-public health background to develop their knowledge and skills in population health, equality and sustainability.
  • Open to people from a wide range of backgrounds, including clinical and managerial staff and people working in the VCSE sector.
  • Hope to attract an applicant pool that mirrors the communities we serve.
  • A limited scheme started in 2022/23 as proof of concept.
  • Plan to offer 20 fellowships in early 2024, prioritising staff working within community and Primary Care settings in the first cohort of the programme.
  • Develop a substantive scheme across the next 3 years increasing capacity for up to 30 GM fellows.


To socialise the Fairer Health for All framework including raising awareness of its principles and priorities, as well as its origins.


  • Knowledge and skills in public health, relevant to your specialist area
  • Access to communities of practice and learning networks
  • Mentor support to implement a change process and convert theory into action
  • Improved level of personal and professional leadership practice
  • Increased resilience and ability to react to the challenges of rapidly changing contexts
  • Abilit to triangulate themes from across health and social care, academia, and voluntary sector.

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If you have any questions please email the Project Manager Joey Hetherington at [email protected].