Thursday, 10 November, 2016
Select Stadium Lowerhouse Lane Widnes Cheshire WA8 7DZ
9:00am to 1pm

This half day session brought to you by Champs Public Health Collaborative and Public Health England North West aims to build knowledge and understanding of the wider impact of Influenza. As well as reviewing National Guidance, the event will allow colleagues to discuss public health interventions and the management of outbreaks. 
 

Background

Seasonal influenza causes substantial illness and death, not only posing high risk to the elderly, but also to pregnant women, infants, and children. The impact of flu seasons are unpredictable; while only moderate levels of influenza activity were seen in the community in the UK in  2015/16, high numbers of admissions to hospital and ICU/HDU was observed with excess mortality seen in younger adults. This is a telling reminder of the continuing challenge of influenza and the need for health and social care organisations to take seasonal influenza very seriously. 

Objectives:

  • To understand the wider impact of influenza, and the mortality and morbidity associated with Influenza
  • To understand national policy on management of influenza and consider research and evidence relating to the public health management of Influenza.  
  • To understand the opportunites and challenges for vaccination against seasonal influenza.
  • To understand the framework for managing and responding to flu cases, outbreaks and pandemics.

Who should attend?

Local Authority Councillors, Social care services , CCG’s, NHS Trusts, Academia, LA Public Health Teams ( Specialists and Consultants in Public Health, DsPH), LA Emergency Planners, Health Protection Practitioners, Community and hospital Infection control teams, Pharmacists, LHRP and LRF members and other relevant organisations.

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