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

Cheshire & Merseyside NO MORE Suicide Annual Summit

6 September, 2017

Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

Since the launch of the NO MORE suicide strategy in 2015, good progress has been made in Cheshire & Merseyside towards achieving our ambition of zero suicide. The purpose of this year’s summit is to launch the updated NO MORE Suicide three year strategy and learn more about suicidal and self-harm behaviour.   Outcomes Raised profile of NO MORE Suicide Strategy and Action Plan Enhanced...

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Save the Date - Due North Conference

13 October, 2017

TBC - Darlington

The fourth annual North of England inequalities conference will take place in Darlington on Friday 13 October 2017, providing opportunity for powerful, optimistic conversations. Speakers include Alan Milburn, chair of the Social Mobility Commission and Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead. A pre-conference masterclass will take place on Thursday 12 October. To be included in the invitation list,...

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Children and Young People's mental wellbeing event

19 October, 2017

Select Stadium, Widnes

Details to follow. In the meantime, please e-mail champscpd@wirral.gov.uk with any queries.  

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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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