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

Hear from the world renowned lead for addressing health inequalities Professor Sir Michael Marmot, along with the King’s Fund and the Local Government Association.  During this special event, we will consider how we tackle health inequalities and improve population health.  We will set the scene for how we work as a system and discuss the leadership requirements we need to deliver this agenda.  ...

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People powered health and social care: What does it look like and how can you create a culture that enables it?

20 September, 2019

Haydock Park Racecourse, The Lancaster Suite, Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 0HQ

This event is run by the North West Masterclass Collaboration A masterclass that is about true participation. Learn more about people powered health and social care and what that means for your leadership role as you lead services that enable patient and public participation. Participants welcomed who work together across a place based system so they can learn together throughout the masterclass...

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Cheshire & Merseyside alcohol harm pathway workshop

10 October, 2019

Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

This workshop will be held on Thursday 10th October from 12pm to 4pm at Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington. Registration will be open from 12 noon and lunch will be provided at 12.30 pm. The workshop will start promptly at 1pm. The purpose of this event is to share and consult on, the work of the Cheshire & Merseyside Alcohol Harm Prevention Group, a sub-group of the Cheshire and...

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Learning hub hosted by Halton Council

17 October, 2019

Runcorn Town Hall

Details to follow.   

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Health Protection CPD event

14 November, 2019

Select Stadium, Widnes

Details to follow.

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Sixth Annual North of England Health Inequalities Conference

28 November, 2019

Leeds Marriott Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6ET

This event is led by Public Health England The Sixth Annual North of England Health Inequalities Conference will be held in Leeds on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 November. Are we closing the health gap between and within our communities and if so, how? The conference aims to continue to raise the profile of the differences in health equitybetween the North of England and the rest of the country....

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