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

Public Health Seminar - executive leadership and US healthcare systems

5 May, 2017

University of Chester - riverside Campus

A series of Public Health seminars open to students, academic staff, the wider public health workforce and the public will be held at the University of Chester.    Hosted by the Faculty of Health and Social Care, the seminars, which have the theme of Sharing Public Health learning experience, will all take place at the Riverside Campus and are free to attend. Friday, May 5 – Asmait Yohannes, Vice...

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Licensing event - Reducing alcohol harm

10 May, 2017

Select Stadium, Lower House Lane, Widnes, WA8 7DZ

This event will provide a valuable opportunity to share ideas about key developments in the alcohol harm reduction programme in Cheshire & Merseyside, as well as to update colleagues about the wide-ranging programme of work established. The Chief Executive Officers and Leaders of the nine local authorities in Cheshire & Merseyside have agreed to find common approaches to reducing harm...

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Public Health Seminar - international policy perspective of health impact assessment

12 May, 2017

University of Chester - riverside Campus

A series of Public Health seminars open to students, academic staff, the wider public health workforce and the public will be held at the University of Chester.    Hosted by the Faculty of Health and Social Care, the seminars, which have the theme of Sharing Public Health learning experience, will all take place at the Riverside Campus and are free to attend. Friday, May 12 – Professor Alex Scott...

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Assistive Technology event

8 June, 2017

Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

Details to follow. In the meantime, please e-mail champscpd@wirral.gov.uk for more information.

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