The APPG focused on the links between relationships and public Health, and in particular on the links between relationship quality and public health and why relationships need to be seen as a fundamental part of the public health agenda.  

Brief presentations were given by:

Ruth Sutherland (Chief Executive of Relate): Healthy relationships: a matter of public health

Dr Samantha Callan (Chairman in Residence, Family, Mental Health and Early Years at the Centre for Social Justice): Effective Policy & Commissioning for Better Relational Health

Professor Mel Bartley (Director of the ESRC International Centre for Life Course Studies, UCL): Links between relationship quality and public health - The case of health inequality