Events

This section provides details of events organised both by Public Health Network Cymru and by other organisations. If you would like to advertise your event on this website please e-mail: publichealth.network@wales.nhs.uk

Registration for all Public Health Network Cymru events is through Eventbrite. If you experience any issues registering in this way please contact us.

 

Past Events
26 Jun

The UnConference will feature four 'How To' training seminars led by international experts. These interactive 3 hour seminars are aimed at providing practical how to information on conducting Health Impact Assessment, the art of Cross-Disciplinary Communication and Generating Inclusive Well-Being: Urban Design Strategies.

26 - 26 Jun

Learn more about the work of NCPHWR with presentations and workshops from academics and policy leads who are helping to shape the Wales of tomorrow. The conference will offer an opportunity for delegates to network and develop new research collaborations.

26 Jun

Improving the health and wellbeing of children in Wales. Learn more about the work of NCPHWR with presentations and workshops from academics and policy leads who are helping to shape the Wales of tomorrow. The conference will offer an opportunity for delegates to network and develop new research collaborations

27 Jun

This course gives anyone who works with children, young people and families the opportunity to know their statutory responsibilities in dealing with exploited children, how to identify children and young people who are at risk of CSE and spot the signs, definitions and models of CSE and professional responses within the Welsh context.

28 Jun

This event is organised by Public Policy Exchange and will be held in Central London.

28 Jun

The training will explore LGBT issues and young people. The process of coming out, issues for young people such as bullying, gender identity and sexuality. How to support young people whether gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender or questioning young people. It will deal with issues such as safeguarding, self-harm, substance misuse and Child Sexual Exploitation. This will be conducted using a rights based approach.

30 - 01 Jun

The conference is aimed at researchers, practitioners, policy makers and all professionals interested in the field of public mental health.

03 - 07 Jul

The one week non-residential UCL Health and Society summer school provides an in-depth assessment of the social determinants of health from a global research, policy and governance perspective.

04 - 05 Jul

The Association for Physical Activity (afPE) will be holding their annual conference at St George’s Park in Burton on Trent on the 4th and 5th July. The conference will provide delegates with the opportunity to access cutting edge developments, innovative thinking and high quality resources and engage in professional discussion, sharing and networking.

05 - 07 Jul

The Centre for Innovative Ageing at Swansea University will be hosting the 46th Annual British Society of Gerontology Conference, "Do Not Go Gentle": Gerontology and a Good Old Age, from the 5th – 7th July 2017.

05 Jul

A one day course aimed at anyone working directly or indirectly with children and young people in a wide range of workplace and community settings. The purpose of the training is to give participants confidence and essential knowledge on how to safeguard the children and young people in their environment.

06 Jul

This seminar will cover: • systemic working around young people presenting with harmful sexual behaviour • the impact of this kind of work.

06 Jul

The conference will focus on how mental health care for children and young people will be revolutionised by improving access to high quality care, promoting early interventions and driving greater collaborations across the care system and wider public sector.

06 Jul

A one day course aimed at anyone working directly or indirectly with children and young people in a wide range of workplace and community settings. The purpose of the training is to give participants confidence and essential knowledge on how to safeguard the children and young people in their environment.

08 Jul

A free event delivering practical advice, information and inspirational talks around physical activity and diet for people living with diabetes and health professionals.

10 - 11 Jul

One day Core course One day Plus course This is a multi-disciplinary course and applications are invited from: Doctors and nurses working in general practice, family planning and reproductive health, GUM, health advisers, secondary care clinicians who may encounter patients with STIs (e.g. O&G, A&E, rheumatology and ophthalmology), pharmacists, and school nurses. The course is being organised by the Department of Sexual Health Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. If you are interested in attending please contact Iorwen Flanagan, GUM Secretary, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor LL57 2PW Tel: 01248 384054 E-mail: Iorwen.Flanagan@wales.nhs.uk

10 - 13 Jul

Stephen Rollnick & the MI Cardiff team will host four days of training in motivational interviewing (MI) along with a specially invited guest Terri Moyers.

12 Jul

Mental health is a crucial issue throughout Supporting People services, and under ever-increasing pressure. We need to equip ourselves with the skills and knowledge to deal with the huge workload we face. Cymorth Cymru's event explores services' engagement with Together For Mental Health, the Welsh Government's strategy for promoting better mental wellbeing and preventing mental health problems.

13 Jul

Understanding bullying and identifying what works in preventing such behaviours is key to establishing safe, caring and supportive environments where such behaviours are unacceptable and not tolerated.

16 Jul

Choose from either 12 miles, 28 miles or 46 mile routes and join the BHF in the fight against heart disease.

19 Jul

A Half Day Course The workshop will explore participation and its relation to the UNCRC and Welsh legislation such as the Child Rights Measure, Children and Families Measure, Social Services and Wellbeing Act and Future Generations Act. The session will explore practical ways of introducing participation and the skills needed to meaningfully engage young people.

20 Jul

A Half Day Course The workshop will explore participation and its relation to the UNCRC and Welsh legislation such as the Child Rights Measure, Children and Families Measure, Social Services and Wellbeing Act and Future Generations Act. The session will explore practical ways of introducing participation and the skills needed to meaningfully engage young people.

25 Jul

Nursing Collaborative Meeting

PAVO offices, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 6DF

PAVO Health and Social Care Network provides a means for voluntary sector organisations and community Groups to be better informed and play a more active role in the decision making processes around Health and Social Care in Powys.

02 Aug

Playday 2017

National Event

This year Playday is celebrating its 30th anniversary. In recognition of this milestone the 2017 Playday campaign will be Celebrate Play.

03 Aug

Street Games are organising another Multi-Sport Festival where once again there will be a range of activities on offer and a unique day out for young people from disadvantaged areas across Wales and beyond.

06 Sep

A Half Day Course The workshop will explore participation and its relation to the UNCRC and Welsh legislation such as the Child Rights Measure, Children and Families Measure, Social Services and Wellbeing Act and Future Generations Act. The session will explore practical ways of introducing participation and the skills needed to meaningfully engage young people.

11 - 17 Sep

Sexual Health Week 2017

National Event

FPA’s annual Sexual Health Week runs form 11-17 September 2017 and this year’s theme will be pornography. FPA will provide a range of resources to inform the public and support service providers and health professionals.

19 Sep

Join us at Addressing Homelessness: Reducing-Preventing-Ending conference to gain an insight into the current homeless situation in the UK and hear what strategies are in place to counter the problems and prevent people from becoming homeless in the first instance.

19 Sep

This conference will seek to share understanding and strategic thinking of the homeless situation in the UK and will highlight issues of particular concern such as; the increasing occurrence of youth homelessness, the risks and consequences of modern day slavery and the factors impacting on health in the homeless community.

21 Sep

This symposium will provide social workers, teachers and family support workers an invaluable opportunity to explore new methods in dealing with adolescents with autism during periods of transition. It will also provide quality information on how to support families, inform teachers and provide strategies in helping children and adolescents transition from one phase to another.

22 Sep

The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and the Faculty of Public Health are jointly organising a one-day conference that focuses on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) as a public health issue, specifically the pathways of using data and evidence to improve sexual health practice and services, and being able to provide basic and universal SRH level of care. For further information or to find out how to book your place, please email FSRH on: eventsmanager@fsrh.org

26 - 29 Sep

Join researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, health and urban stakeholders and community leaders to exchange ideas and advance research and practice that promote the health of individuals in urban settings.

27 Sep

This conference aims to share personal experiences of mental health users, provide an update on the roadmap to improved mental health care, and highlight real examples of service transformation and new approaches to care.

04 - 06 Oct

The Move Congress will this year be held in Birmingham bringing it to the UK for the first time. This year’s MOVE Congress celebrates the “Human Right to MOVE”, as this will be the central theme of the conference, featuring sessions tackling topics such as new ways of imagining active outdoors spaces, integration of refugees through sport and outside-the-box approaches to physical activity in schools. Registration will open in mid-May.

12 Oct

This conference will seek to share a greater understanding of the impacts of learning difficulties and how these affect individuals and their families.

18 Oct

This seminar will examine next steps for improving the quality of cancer care in Wales. It takes place as the Welsh Government and Wales Cancer Network work alongside key stakeholders to implement the Cancer Delivery Plan for Wales 2016-20.

26 Oct

Spirit 2017

Cardiff

Spirit is a conference filled with inspiring keynote speeches, lively discussions and practical workshops about children's play.

27 Oct

Building on our successful conference in 2016, the second BSA conference on Society, Environment and Human Health will explore current social research and theory on this topic. We invite submissions of abstracts for papers that explore social processes involving environment and human health. Papers may address theoretical issues, report research in progress and completed research projects, or suggest agendas for future research. We welcome papers from researchers at all career stages.

15 - 17 Nov

The main topic of the 2017 conference is “Modern approaches to physical activity promotion and measurement”. This will include plenary sessions on current practices and future perspectives in promoting more physical activity and less sedentary behaviour, issues and challenges in physical activity and sedentary behaviour monitoring and emerging technologies in physical activity promotion and measurement.

15 - 17 Nov

This year’s conference theme is ‘modern approaches to physical activity promotion and measurement’