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Older LGBT Health & Healthcare Inequalities: Building a Research Network

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University of York

LMB/030/031 Law and Management Building

Freboys Lane

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YO10 5GD

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This one day conference, funded by the University of York, is being organised by Dr Sue Westwood (York Law School), Prof. Julie Fish (DeMontfort University), Dr Paul Willis (University of Bristol) and Prof. Yvonne Birks (Social Policy Research Unit, University of York). It will explore older LGBT health and healthcare inequalities, map a research agenda, and create a network of people interested in supporting a Wellcome research grant application on this topic.

Tickets are free. Free lunch and refreshments. A limited number of travel bursaries (max £50) are available to members of the LGBT community who are aged 60 and over.

9.15 Registration

9.45 Welcome and Introductions

9.50 - 10.20 Prof. Julie Fish (De Montfort University): LGBTQ Healthcare Inequalities - Overview

10.00 Panel (1) Chair: Sue Westwood (York Law School)

  • 10.00-10.20. Dr Brian Beach (ILC-UK) & Dr Dylan Neale (UCL): Scoping review on LGBT health care for older adults
  • 10.20-10.40 Prof Kathryn ALmack: Older LGBT people and end-of-life-care
  • 10.40-11.00 Dr Elizabeth Price (University of Hull): LGBTQ people and dementia
  • 11.00-11.20 Dr Dana Rosenfeld (Westminster University): HIV, Ageing and Inequality
  • 11.20 Q&A

11.30 Refreshment break

11.45 Panel (2) Chair: Prof. Julie Fish (De Montfort University):

  • 11.45-12.10 Jane Traies and Laia Becares (University of Sussex): Older lesbian and bisexual women’s health inequalities: Qualitative (JT) and quantitative (LB) research findings
  • 12.10-12.30 Dr Dylan Neale (UCL): Older gay men’s health and healthcare inequalities
  • 12.30-12.50 Rebecca Jones (Open University): Older bisexual people: health and healthcare inequalities
  • 12.50-1.10 Dr Michele Raithby (University of Swansea) and Dr Paul Willis (University of Bristol): Older trans/gender diverse people, health and healthcare inequalities
  • 1.10 Q&A

1.15-2.15 Lunch

2.15-3.15 Choice of small group discussions on researching older LGBT health/healthcare inequalities:

  • A: Quantitative approaches
  • B: Qualitative approaches
  • C: Equality, Health and Human Rights approaches
  • D: Barriers and facilitators to change
  • E: Identifying impact outcomes

3.15 Plenary discussion

4.00 Close of main event

4.00 - 4.30 Refreshments and research group networking

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