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

National Alcohol Conference

25 November, 2019

Hilton Liverpool City Centre, 3 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool, L1 8LW

This is an external event - please book and find more details at the link below The National Alcohol Conference (formerly the North West Alcohol Conference) celebrates its 10th year in 2019, and is the largest event of its kind in Europe. Featuring leading national and international professionals and researchers, NAC attracts 450 delegates from across the country, with acute, primary care and...

Read more

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....

Read more

Save the date! Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science

4 December, 2019

LJMU Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L3 5UG

An opportunity to hear first-hand about the research and projects that the LCCS has been involved in since its launch, and a chance to help shape its future plans and collaborations. Breakout sessions will include focus on prevention, community engagement and research, with a ‘hackathon’ session allowing for future ideas and partnerships to be pitched.    

Read more

Cheshire & Merseyside Multiagency Outbreak (Table Top) Exercise : Exercise Jigar

9 December, 2019

Bridge Suite, Select Security Stadium, Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7DZ

  This event aims to raise awareness of the processes and procedures to be undertaken following an outbreak of Gastrointestinal (GI) illness in Cheshire and Merseyside (C&M). Objectives To test the preparedness of multiagency partners to investigate, control and manage an outbreak of serious foodborne illness, both within and outside working hours. To test the capacity and capability of all...

Read more