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: [email protected]

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
01 - 31 Oct

Shoctober

National Event

A WAST annual campaign held throughout October which aims to teach Junior pupils (Primary schools) appropriate use of 999 and life savings skills; recovery position, CPR, choking and raise awareness of Defibrillators.

16 - 18 Oct

The 9th MOVE Congress is set to unearth the next game-changers for grassroots sport and physical activity promotion. The MOVE Congress is one of the few conferences in the world that focuses solely on recreational sport and physical activity. In 2019 it will bring 500 stakeholders from physical activity, sport, health, education, urban planning and science together to discuss issues and future trends that link their sectors together.

16 Oct

This conference will allow participants to hear from senior leaders from many of the key individuals, organisations and stakeholders around mental health and well-being in Wales.

16 Oct

In Wales today, there are clear opportunities to detect, diagnose and treat more people with high blood pressure. We need to find solutions to improve systems, reduce the burden on the HS and ensure fewer people develop the silent killer that is hypertension. If you are interested and can influence service improvement we want to hear from you. Register by emailing: [email protected]

16 Oct

Supported Loving are running a training event in Cardiff in October which will cover: Why consideration of relationships and sexuality is important in the lives of people with a learning disability including current research in this area; A brief summary of the law in this area; The barriers that people face in expressing their sexuality and how these can be overcome;. Presentation of a guided decision-making model that can be used by supporters to aid interventions; An exploring of mental capacity in regards to sexuality and how to assess risk; Understanding how to write a robust sexuality and relationships policy.

17 - 18 Oct

Welsh Public Health Conference

International Convention Centre, Newport

The Welsh Public Health Conference is where hundreds of delegates from a range of backgrounds come together, work together and share ideas to build a healthier Wales.

18 Oct

Course Aim: To increase participants knowledge and understanding of the relationship between poverty and inequality and how poverty impacts on children’s lives; To enable participants to recognise ways in which their services can impact on children and families who experience poverty.

19 Oct

Join friends and colleagues for a day of appreciation and celebration of the scholarship of Gareth Williams. Gareth’s work spanned theory, research and community interventions in three principal areas: chronic illness and disability; health inequalities; and health and health care in South Wales.

21 Oct

TILDA and the Department of Sociology in collaboration with the Institute of Public Health in Ireland have organised this event which will examine research on the relationship between social isolation, loneliness and health and the policy implications of this.

21 Oct

County lines is a major, cross-cutting issue involving drugs, violence, gangs, safeguarding, criminal and sexual exploitation, modern slavery, and missing persons; and the response to tackle it involves the police, the National Crime Agency, a wide range of Government departments, local government agencies and VCS (voluntary and community sector) organisations. The course is aimed at being a full guide for practitioners working with young people in and leaving care; youth justice; substance misuse; supported accommodation and housing associations.

22 Oct

The Institute of Public Health in Ireland in partnership with the AIPAAG (All Ireland Physical Activity and Ageing Group) will be holding this event which aims to share learning and facilitate discussion on what works in the area of physical activity and older people. Places are limited. To register please contact Leah Friend at [email protected]

23 Oct

ENRICH Cymru conference

Bangor University

The inaugural ENRICH Cymru conference will be held in Bangor University (Reichel Hall) on Wednesday 23rd October 2019. Whether you are interested in hearing about the latest research in care homes, or want to develop a new project, there is a place for you in the network!

23 Oct

Learn about the ADP and how we can aid your research through providing access to a wealth of data. Gain an understanding of the Emerging Minds Network and the funding opportunities available for research. Benefit from networking opportunities among researchers, charities and public sector organisations. Share and develop important mental health research questions for independent/collaborative work.

23 Oct

Learning Disabilities: Learning and Fun Day

Halliwell Conference Centre, Carmarthen

The Ambulance Service will be celebrating the role of Learning Disability Community Champion and all the positive contributions the Champions have made, along with the many easy read resources they have developed to improve the experiences and expectations of people with a Learning Disability.

24 Oct

This conference will bring together NHS professionals, Public, Private, Academia, Voluntary and Third sector where the discussions and interactions will inform delegates as to the future ambitions for a technologically enriched NHS.

24 Oct

The session will cover: A basic understanding of HIA, what it is and how it is done; the underpinning values and components of a high quality HIA; an overview of HIA in the context of current policy in Wales; a case study of a HIA in Wales; and a practical introduction to screening.

24 Oct

County lines is a major, cross-cutting issue involving drugs, violence, gangs, safeguarding, criminal and sexual exploitation, modern slavery, and missing persons; and the response to tackle it involves the police, the National Crime Agency, a wide range of Government departments, local government agencies and VCS (voluntary and community sector) organisations. The course is aimed at being a full guide for practitioners working with young people in and leaving care; youth justice; substance misuse; supported accommodation and housing associations.

25 Oct

The techniques that parents and child care professionals once used to teach children about protecting themselves, identifying truth from lies and friends from abusers, may no longer work. How can we tell the differences in this constantly changing environment when the cues and signs that we once used are no longer applicable, or can so easily be faked? The course will take a non sensationalist approach to understanding how sex, relationships, truth and lies have changed in this digital age and how children navigate their way in order to reach adulthood. This course is aimed at professionals who work with children including family support workers, youth workers, social workers, foster carers and teachers.

29 Oct

This event will aim to empower managers to build resilience and confidence in employees, and embed mental wellbeing support practices into their organisation.

29 Oct

This seminar will be an opportunity to discuss the future of probation services in England and Wales. Delegates will discuss how best to improve staff retention and training of the current workforce, particularly at the probation officer level. This follows concerns raised in the most recent Report of the Chief Inspector of Probation over the shortfall and overworking of probation professionals, as well as difficulties filling vacancies.

05 - 06 Nov

Rural Health and Care Wales Conference 2019

Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys

The conference is aimed at health and care professionals, academics, practitioners, patients and the public with an interest in rural health, well-being and care.

06 Nov

Right here, will look at the importance of people with a learning disability of all ages being seen, heard, included and valued in all walks of life. Like at school, college, work, home, community, arts, leisure and positions of authority and expertise.

07 Nov

Outdoor Classroom Day

National Event

Building on the success of the 2018 campaign, our aim is to get as many children as possible playing and learning outside in 2019.

07 Nov

Trade, Health and Well-being Symposium

The Life Sciences Hub, Cardiff

The symposium aims to build and share knowledge on the new trade policy environment and its potential implications for health and well-being in Wales. A range of experts in public health and trade will share their insights, and the day will help build capacity and networks for engagement in this key policy area for a “Healthier Wales”.

07 Nov

A free event for members of the public. Group sessions to discuss how you can contribute to health economics research, share your ideas, thoughts, and priorities about helping to develop research studies and make research relevant to the people of Wales.

12 Nov

This short course will focus on supporting practitioners to recognise when children may be trying to tell them about what is happening in their lives. Using a rights based approach we will focus on how to keep the child at the centre of any concerns and to ensure that their voices are heard and acted upon.

14 Nov

The latest Why Sports conference will provide an inclusive platform to discuss current evidence whilst providing insight on how as a nation, we can all work towards a sustainable preventative health approach across communities through the promotion and prescription of physical activity.

14 Nov

Right here, will look at the importance of people with a learning disability of all ages being seen, heard, included and valued in all walks of life. Like at school, college, work, home, community, arts, leisure and positions of authority and expertise.

20 - 23 Nov

Jointly organized by the European Public Health Conference Foundation, the European Public Health Association and the French Society of Public Health, the 12th European Public Health Conference will be held in Marseille, France, on 20–23 November 2019.

20 Nov

This event will recognise the journey that the UNCRC has been on in Wales to date, as well as looking what needs to be achieved in the future.

21 - 22 Nov

The two-day programme will see keynote speakers and interactive sessions will present theories and definitions of child poverty, how it affects children and their families, and how multidisciplinary working can tackle some of the underlying causes.

21 Nov

Stonewall Cymru Trans Empowerment programmes are for individuals who identify as trans. Participants will have the opportunity to talk about how they can play an active role in furthering inclusion and acceptance without exception in their workplaces and communities.

25 - 26 Nov

A 2-day summit organised by the RCGP Secure Environments Group in partnership with Broadmoor, Ashworth, and Rampton high secure hospitals, Spectrum, Care UK, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Martindale Pharma, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, HMP Berwyn, West London NHS Trust, Correvio and Learn it Online. The main title will be ‘Journeys Through Justice – Leadership and Transformation’ – focusing on a range of themes including Women in prison, Transgender pathways, Children’s services, Learning disability and difficulty and Trauma-informed care.

26 Nov

The agenda includes presentations designed to help higher education institutions improve outcomes and ensure that all student and staff deliver the quality of care required to improve mental health services.

27 Nov

The conference will include keynote speakers, expert panels, engaging workshops and inspiring field trips. The conference will bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners from the range of sectors that shape public space and infrastructure, with advocates and activists working to promote children’s rights in their neighbourhoods, towns and cities. The conference will be supported by partners including Playing Out, A Place in Childhood, the Universities of Bristol and Bath Spa and the Architecture Centre.

27 Nov

Innovation in Public Health

Titanic Belfast

The Joint Public Health Annual Conference is hosted by The Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast, The Public Health Agency, The Health Service Executive Ireland, The Institue of Public Health in Ireland, and the Department of Health NI.

28 Nov

In partnership with Renewable UK Cymru. The Sustainable Academy Awards recognise the inspirational people and projects from across Wales that are helping to deliver at least one of the seven national goals of the Well-being of Future Generations Act, contributing to the environmental, social, cultural and economic sustainability of life in Wales. The event builds on the success of the Wales Green Energy Awards and the Sustain Wales Awards and will celebrate sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership across Wales. The Awards recognise work being done by individuals, community groups and the public sector, as well as small and large businesses.

04 Dec

This seminar will consider challenges and opportunities around raising the quality of health and social care in Wales, the future for inspection and regulation, and recruitment, development and support of the workforce.

04 Dec

This essential one-day conference will provide you with the chance to debate challenges, gain actionable insights, hear best practice and share ideas with other professionals working with children, young people and families from across the country.

04 Dec

This seminar will focus on raising the quality of health and social care in Wales, the future for inspection and regulation, and recruitment, development and support of the workforce.

05 Dec

Media and Mental Health

Manchester Conference Centre

The Mental Health & Media: Delivering the Duty of Care conference will bring together perspectives from across platforms, mental health service providers and policy makers to assess, discuss and develop best practices for using the incredible power of the media to educate, influence and determine positive mental health outcomes.

05 Dec

This event will bring together perspectives from across platforms, mental health service providers and policy makers to assess, discuss and develop best practices for using the incredible power of the media to educate, influence and determine positive mental health outcomes.

15 Jan

The course will set out the theoretical and legislative framework for children and young people’s participation in Wales and involve techniques that can be used directly with children and young people.

29 Jan

This seminar will consider challenges and opportunities around improving mental health and wellbeing in Wales. It is timed to follow the recent Welsh Government consultation on priorities for the final 2019-2022 phase of the Together for Mental Health strategy.

07 Feb

This conference will share learning about using ACEs and trauma-informed approaches in practice. It will be a chance to learn about the latest research in the field and meet colleagues from a range of settings and sectors facing the same challenges.

12 Feb

The session will cover: A basic understanding of HIA, what it is and how it is done; the underpinning values and components of a high quality HIA; an overview of HIA in the context of current policy in Wales; a case study of a HIA in Wales; and a practical introduction to screening.

13 Feb

The course will set out the theoretical and legislative framework for children and young people’s participation in Wales and involve techniques that can be used directly with children and young people.

12 Mar

This conference will be concentrating on the support and services that are essential for people to thrive. Individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same basic rights to receive equity in areas such as healthcare, independent living, employment opportunities and accommodation. Removing the barriers and providing adequate provision is essential.