Thursday, 3 July, 2014

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
and more.

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.

 

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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