Ongoing events throughout 2014-15
For further details and booking information please visit the RSPH website
Cryptosporidium and Giardia Outbreaks: Practical Training for Health Professionals
3 July 2014
Location:28 Portland Place, London W1B 1LY
This brand new one-day course aims to equip environmental and public health professionals and members of the Outbreak Control Team with the skills and knowledge they need to confidently deal with an outbreak of Cryptosporidium or Giardia. It could happen any time and you need to be ready.
This new course presents delegates with real examples of food and non-food communicable disease outbreaks and leads them through vital stages in the process from the initial alarm through to resolution and potential prosecutions. This is achieved by working through a series of realistic workshops plus lectures from some of the country’s top experts in the field.
Who should attend?
This course is designed for all members of the Outbreak Control Team, including environmental health practitioners such as health and safety officers, food safety officers, consultants in communicable disease control, infection control nurses, health protection units, epidemiologists, public health professionals, food safety consultants
Speakers and trainers include:
Dr Rachel Chalmers, Consultant Clinical Scientist/Honorary Professor and Head of the Cryptosporidium Reference Unit
David Clapham, MSc FRSPH – Valid consultancy Ltd., Principal Associate RH Environmental Limited
Dr Gordon Nichols, Gastrointestinal, Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Department, Health Protection Agency
Mental Wellbeing: No health without mental health
30 October 2014
Location: 28 Portland Place, London W1B 1LY
This conference brings together experts in the field to explore the importance of mental wellbeing and how it can be measured, evaluated and improved.
It will also look at what can be done to increase the mental wellbeing of individuals in a variety of settings and key periods throughout the life course including at school, in the workplace and during old age. Case studies will provide practical examples of successful initiatives including the use of the arts.