A limited number of places are still available for the Cheshire and Merseyside Tobacco Control Innovation Conference on November 6th 2014. To reserve a place please complete and return the attached booking form at your earliest convenience.
The event promises to be a great opportunity to learn and share, with presentations from some fantastic speakers and the chance to ask questions to a panel of experts. The conference comprises two parts, which are summarised below.
PART ONE: SMOKEFREE HOSPITALS (9.30am – 12.30pm)
Opening address: tackling smoking in secondary care
Louise Shepherd, Chief Executive Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Smoking cessation in secondary care: acute, maternity and mental health services: The NICE guidance explained.
Robin Ireland, Chief Executive, Health Equalities Group
Going smokefree in an inpatient mental health setting: implementation in practice.
Mary Yates, Modern Matron, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Panel discussion: implementation barriers and facilitating factors of becoming smokefree.
PART TWO: ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES (1.30 – 3.30pm)
Electronic cigarettes, harm reduction and public health: perspectives from history.
Virginia Berridge, Professor of History and Director, Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
E-cigs, shisha, cannabis and cigarettes: An examination of theoretical, circumstantial and empirical gateway affects among young people.
Harry Sumnall, Professor of Substance Use, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.
Panel discussion: developing policies and guidance for electronic cigarettes in Cheshire and Merseyside.
The conference including lunch and refreshments is supported by the Cheshire and Merseyside Tobacco Alliance and the Cheshire and Merseyside Public Health Collaborative Service on a free-of-charge basis.
To reserve a place at the conference, please complete and return by email the accompanying registration form.
If you require further information, please contact Alex Holt.
Tel: 0151 237 2686