Thursday, 19 November, 2015
Halliwell Jones Stadium, Winwick Way, Warrington, Cheshire
9:30am to 12:30pm

By Invitation only

 

High blood pressure has been identified as a priority for collaborative action across the sub region. Despite being largely preventable it is very common, affecting more than one in four adults in England. It has a significant impact on the health and life expectancy of the community, and contributes to unsustainable strain on health care and social services.

 

Just as the impacts of high blood pressure are wide-reaching, the solution must extend beyond the health care system. There is much scope to prevent high blood pressure, to empower communities identify and manage it, to support health care services to deliver the best possible care, and for all of these aspects to work in a more joined up way.

 

Over the last year, much work has been undertaken, involving a wide range of partners, to write a sub-regional cross-sector strategy to tackle high blood pressure. The Blood Pressure Partnership Board will include representatives from a range of sectors and organisations, and will oversee the direction and implementation of this strategy.

Upcoming events

Technology Enabled Living event

7 November, 2017

Martin Dawes Stand, Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

Technology enabled living – Using digital technology to empower citizens to lead independent healthy lives.   In the last few years, there has been a rapid development and adoption of technologies that change the way we live. Some of the technologies are on the horizon whilst others are already in our pockets, our homes, local surgeries and hospital; but many are not deployed systematically in...

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Inspiring Culture Changes

7 November, 2017

The Mecure Haydock Hotel J23 off M6

Health Education England in the North West is pleased to announce a free half-day workshop to share experiences of cultural assessment from local organisations. Come and hear how local organisations have used cultural transformation tools, what challenges they have faced and what the impact has been so far. Join the conversations and be inspired to think about how a better understanding of...

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Children & Young People's event - Keeping children out of care and self-harm

21 November, 2017

Bridge Suite, Select Stadium, Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, Cheshire

Background: The emotional wellbeing of children and young people is a key priority across Cheshire & Merseyside and the Directors of Public Health have been working together with the Directors of Children’s Services on new ways of working to improve emotional wellbeing. A prioritisation event was held last year, where a new priority of self-harm was chosen to work on together. This follow up...

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    West Midlands Public Health Practitioner Development Scheme, in conjunction with HEE Genomics Education Programme     Open invitation to anyone who contributes to the public’s health in the UK to learn more about genomics and how it can impact their own work, hearing from key leaders in the field. Aims of the event include: To raise awareness & provide an overview of genomics & its...

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Health Protection Event - Air Quality Workshop

7 December, 2017

Select Stadium, Widnes

Background: Air pollution is now known to be associated with much greater public health risk than was understood even a decade ago, and more risks are emerging.  In the UK, air pollution is the largest environmental risk linked to deaths every year; around 5% of all deaths are attributable to air pollution fine particulate matter. The Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP)...

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