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

Developing Marmot friendly communities: Population Health Leadership

1 May, 2019

Barnes Wallis Building, The University of Manchester, Sackville Street Campus, Manchester, M1 7JA

This event is led by the North West Masterclass Collaboration. Please book via the link below. This is an unprecedented opportunity to hear directly from Sir Michael Marmot how the concept of Marmot friendly communities can be applied in practice. Learn from the application of this thinking across Greater Manchester as well as exploring much broader challenges around the populations’ health. This...

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Utilising Behavioural Sciences to Improve Health & Wellbeing event

22 May, 2019

Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

Registration is open for this collaborative event brought to you from key partners including, PHE North West, HEE North, Champs Public Health Collaborative, Lancashire County Council, Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Care Partnership & Manchester University. Public health challenges are often behavioural and sociological and evidence indicates that social science solutions work. How do...

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NW Public Health Practitioner Scheme Launch Event

17 June, 2019

Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

About the North West Public Health Practitioner Registration Scheme The scheme began in April 2019 covering the following geographical areas: South Cumbria and Lancashire Cheshire and Merseyside Greater Manchester Purpose of the event To celebrate and mark the commencement of the North West Public Health Practitioner Scheme for South Cumbria & Lancashire, Cheshire & Merseyside and Greater...

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