Tuesday, 1 July, 2014

Ongoing events throughout 2014-15

Next steps for cancer care: commissioning, integration, research and improving outcomes

01 July 2014

Location: Central London

With: John Baron MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer Professor Peter Clark, Chair, National Cancer Drugs Fund CiaránDevane, Chief Executive

 

Mobilising Local Health Promotion Systems for Equity

20 July 07 - 01 August 2014
Location: EHESP School of Public Health, Rennes, France

23rd ETC-PHHP Summer Course 2014
Taking up the challenge of the social determinants of health
The aim of the residential Summer School is to showcase and explore innovative strategies to enhance the capacity of local health promotion systems to address the social determinants to tackle inequalities in health.

 

Contact: Dr Eric Breton, Eric.Breton@ehesp.fr

 

Public Health for Specialty Registrars

17-19 September 2014
Location: Birmingham

FPH is running a three-day course covering the core knowledge of public health. The course has been developed specifically for trainees from other clinical specialties who have an interest in public health and want to develop their skills in this field.

The sessions will cover:

·         Epidemiology

·         Health protection

·         Health services

·         Management for Specialty Registrars

·         Critical appraisal

·         How to write a research proposal.

For further information on the course or a booking form please email GarethCooke@fph.org.uk or Educ@fph.org.uk

 

The Impact of Genomics on Public Health

6-7 November 2014
Location: Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff City Centre

This course is designed to help to ensure that the public health workforce is well equipped and ready to utilise this new knowledge in their everyday work and to plan for better future public health programmes.

 

Distinguished national and international experts will cover recent advances in genetics and genomic medicine such as:

o    Recent advances in laboratory genetic technology
o    Genomics in health care and main stream medicine
o    Cancer genetics and personalised medicine
o    Risk stratification, screening and personalised prevention
o    Pharmacogenetics
o    The use of the genome as tool for epidemiologists
o    Epigenetics and public health
o    Twin research and common complex disorders
o    Genomics and bacterial pathogens
o    Genetic risk and health behaviour
o    Genetics of substance abuse
o    Genetic factors in human obesity
o    Ethical, legal and social aspects of public health genomics

 

This course, which will give an overview of all developments in this area, is intended to be useful for staff working in public health, in planning and commissioning, for researchers and other health care professionals who want to better understand genomic developments and those who need a good overview to keep up-to-date with this rapidly changing field.

 

To register your interest in attending the Impact of Genomics on Public Health Course 2014 please email Burgessam@cf.ac.uk

 

 

 

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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