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

Saving lives: Reducing the pressure – The Big Pledge

27 April, 2017

Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

A Cheshire & Merseyside blood pressure stakeholder event.   Since the launch of the five year cross sector blood pressure strategy “Saving lives: Reducing the pressure” great progress has been made against its objectives. One year on from the launch of the strategy, this event aims to bring together colleagues and partners across Cheshire & Merseyside to celebrate success, share learning...

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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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